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0 THE OMAHA BATLT HEE : WEDNESDAY , SEPTEMBER 21 , 1898.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA.
Bmoko "J A B" EC cigar.
Finest work , Bluff City Laundry.
H.ockert Carpet Co. , 203-207 Bwy.
Mooro'g food kills worms nnd fattens.
Hov. Henry DeLong has gone to Coldrldge ,
C. B. Jacquernln & Co. , Jewelers and op
ticians , 27 South Main street.
Hon. A. B. Cummins of Des Molnes U In
Iho city attending federal court.
J. C. Ulxby , boating nnd sanitary engineer.
Plans and specifications for heating , plumb
ing ntid lighting. 202 Main , Council Bluffs.
F. Stewart Venawlno of St. Joseph , Mo. ,
Is In the city visiting friends and attend
ing the exposition.
A marriage license was Issued yesterday
to J. K. Wallace , aged 28 , nnd Nelrlo K.
Hardell. flgcd 24 , both of this city.
Don't you think It must bo a pretty good
laundry that can please so many hundreds
of customers ? Well that's the "Eagle , "
Hon. H. E. Dccmer , chief Justice of the
Buprcmo court of the Btatfc , arrived last
evening to attend the exercises of Iowa day
at the exposition today.
Rev. and Mrs. J. K. Bloom of Oxford Junc
tion , la. , arrived In the city yesterday even
ing and are the guests ot Rev. G. W. Snyder
ami family. Rev. Bloom will preach tomor
row evening at Stt. John's English Lutheran
All members of Lily camp , No. 1 , Royal
Neighbors of America , will meet tomorrow
morning at 9 o'clock at Nlnfh street and
Broadway to take the Terminal company's
train for Omaha to toke part In Woodman
day at the Transmlsslsslppl Exposition.
Mr. and Mrs. Mlle Cheney and family of
Grlswold , la. , arc In the city attending the
exposition and arc the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Gcorgo H. Brown of Mynster street.
Mr. Cheney was formerly In the wholesale
commission business In this city anil was
around yesterday shaking hands with old-
time friends and acquaintances.
Lieutenant Charles S. Lincoln of the
Twenty-fourth United States Infantry and
lirlde arrived last evening on a visit to Mrs.
Lincoln's sister , Miss Bertha E. Thompson.
Lieutenant nnd Mrs. Lincoln were married
last Thursday In Ames , the bride being Miss
Cora Mao Thompson. Lieutenant Lincoln Is
a son of General James R. Ltncorn.
At a special meeting of the city council
called last ! evening for the express purpose
n resolution was passed authorizing the
lithographing of the signatures of the mayor
nnd city auditor on the coupons ot the $30-
000 Issue of bonds now being prepared.
There are sixty bonds with forty coupons
attached to each , so this will save the mayor
and auditor fho trouble ot signing their
names 2,400 times. The bonds themselves ,
however , will bo signed in ink by Mayor
Jennings and City Auditor Evans.
The Pcnnsytvanla club of Pottawattamio
county was organized last night at a meet-
Jug at the Grand hotel of persons from that
ptao ( now resident In Council Bluffs. J. P.
Hi'ss was elected president , Samuel Haas
\'lco president nnd Major W. II. Spera secretary -
rotary and treasurer. Some twenty mem
bers were enrolled nnd It was decided that
the club would officially take part in the
exercises on Pennsylvania day at the expo i
sition on October f > . The organization is
Intended to bo a permanent ono and Is
mainly for social purposes.
Conductor Will Morris ot the Manawa
train who was held up , shot at and robbed
last Sunday night by thrco men , went to
Omaha yesterday to tiiko a look at John
Cook and John McDonald , the "long and
phort" highwaymen under arrest there. Ho |
failed to Identify them as being either of the
parties engaged In the holdup on his train.
Morris' face , which was badly burned by
the powder when ono of the robbers fired
point blank at him. Is rapidly healing and
ills physician has succeeded In picking out
jiearly alt the grains of powder from the
desiring valuable Information con
cerning their ailments should send or call for
"Tho Vlavl Message. " Vlavl Co. , 320 Mcr-
N. Y. Plumbing company. Tel. 250.
The Evans laundry Is the leader In fine
work for both color nnd finish. 520 Pearl
etrect. 'Phono 200.
Part 2 of The Beo's photogravures of the
exposition Is now ready and can bo had at
the Council Bluffs office.
Courtfil l < h u SliotKilii.
Fritz Meyers , the young farmer of Silver
Creek township arrested Monday evening
r.nd brought to 'this ' city , hail an examina
tion before the Insanity commissioners yes
terday morning , who ordered him com
mitted to the asylum at Clarlnda. Meyers ,
who Is a single man 33 years of age , was
taken Into custody on complaint of a neigh
boring farmer named Henry Heesch. Mon
day Meyers went to Ileesch's house armed
vrlth n double-barreled shotgun and de-
rr.anded that Hccsch's daughter marry him.
The young woman was hurried away to a
neighbor's house , while Heesch hastened to
town and filed nn Information against
Meyers. When first taken Into custody
Meyers , although showing signs of being
pieujally deranged , was quiet , but yester
day morning his mania -took n violent form
end the deputy sheriffs were compelled to
place him In a straight-jacket. Ho was
taken to Clarlnda yesterday afternoon by
Deputy Sheriffs Welghtman and Slead.
MnUc Your Trip I'njr.
Every Iowa day visitor who will call at
II Main slTeet before noon today can learn
Without clmrgo how to save one-half the
cost of heating their homo this winter.
Greatest Invention of the century will bo
on exhibition ; absolutely free. Como early
and avoid the rush. Colo's Hot Blast and
the underfeed furnace In operation. Cole &
Cole , 41 Main street.
The Terminal Halfway company will run
two extra trains today to the exposition
11 a. m. and 5 p. m.
After 9 o'clock trains will leave Ninth
ptrcet and Broadway every hour except
12 m. nnd 4 p. m.
Tuko the Terminal and avoid the crush.
O. H. Palno used Colo's Hot Blast heater
Hcnl KNtiitp Trannfcrn.
Tbo following transfers were filed yester
day In the abstract , title anil loan alike ot
j. W. Squire. 101 Pearl street :
fcmorv A. Cobb mid wife to Silas
Cobb , lot 1 , block 12 , Potter & Cobb's
add : q. c. d $ 1
&l. Fcelcy and wlfo , Katie , to C. O.
Snundors , e',4 w'.s swi4 ncVi 27-77-12 ;
V. d . 200
Two transfers , total K01
CASTOR ! A
For Infants nnd Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
The Kind You Hate Always Bought
lh3 Kind You Ha > a Mays Bought
Ihe KM Y"j Hare MASKS Bought
TO NAME A COUNTY TICKET
Republicans Will Meet at the Court House
for This Purpose ,
HOPE TO MAKE A SHORT JOB OF IT
Will Trjn Got
irlth \oinliintlon * In Time to
fie to the i\iHiMUoii : In
The republican county convention to nom
inate candidates for the following county
offices : Clerk of the district court , recorder
of deeds , attorney , auditor , coroner and two
members of the Board of Supervisors , will
bo celled to order this morning at 11
o'clock by Frank Everest , chairman of the
county central committee. R. W. Roland
of Neola will net as temporary chairman ,
but as there is a disposition to rush mat
ters through so that the delegates and
others Interested In the nominations can
attend the Iowa day exercises at the expo
sition , the usual spcechmaklng will be dis
pensed with. It had been suggested that the
convention bo adjourned until the follow
ing morning on account of Iowa day , but
this Chairman Everest says will not be
done , as It would work a hardship on the
country delegates. Every effort , however ,
will be tnnda to transact the business as
rapidly as possible and It Is thought that If
the usual adjournment for dinner Is not
taken the work of the convention can be
completed In a couple of hours or there
abouts. It Is possible that the convention
may last well through the afternoon , as
the present Indications arc that there will
he lively contests for the nominations for
auditor , recorder and attorney. There are
several candidates for each of these of
fices and none of them will give up the
fight without a struggle.
For auditor there nro four candidates In
the field : R. V. Innes , the present deputy
under Auditor Matthews ; N. C. Phillips ,
city clerk ; W. M. Shepard , who this year
completes his third term as recorder , and
W. L. Bedlson , formerly auditor of the
Omaha & St. Louis road. The nomina
tion Is said to lay between Phillips and
Innes , with the latter probably somewhat
in the lead. The delegates from the city
are about evenly divided as between Innes
and Phillips , but the opinion yesterday was
that Inncs would have the vote of a major
ity of the country delegates. Phillips has a
strong support , and his friends are feeling
sanguine of his carrying off the nomina
For the nomination for county recorder
there nro six active candidates In the field
William Larson , the present deputy under
Recorder Shepard , E. H. Ohlendorf and W.
II. Lynchard , all of the city ; Elmer E.
Smith of Macedonia , A. C. Ranck of Mace
donia and John Gelger of Mlnden. There
Is a feeling that the nomination this year
should go outsldo of the city and of the
out-of-town candidates the man from Mace
donia Is said to have 'the ' jstrongest sup
port and his friends claim he will bo nomInated -
Inated on the first ballot. E. H. Ohlendorf
, will go Into the convention , however , with
| a strong delegation and Is expected to gtvo
Smith a pretty race for the nomination.
Likewise , for the nomination of county
attorney there are six aspirants nnd each
will have friends In the convention. They
nro J. B. Sweet , George II. Scott , C. F.
Klmball and John Llndt of this city , A. L.
Preston of Avoca and W. H. Kllpack ot
Neola. The knowing ones say the nomina
tion will fall to the Neola man and there
Is llttlo doubt but that ho will come
before the convention with a strong vote
from the country townships. John Llndt
has been a most nctlvo candidate and has
the support of the old soldier element.
Sweet only recently announced himself a
candidate , but slnco the primaries has not
been Idle. Ho will have the delegation
from llho Second ward at his back to start
with , while George H. Scott will have the
delegates from the First ward , who will
use every means In their power to secure the
nomination for him. C. F. Klmball Is also
regarded , as a strong candidate and is the
choice of the younger republicans of the
So far no oposttlon has developed to Free
man L. Reed , serving as clerk ot the dis
trict court for a third term , and It Is be
lieved that ho will bo renomlnated by ac
For coroner Dr. V. L. Treynor has during
the last few days been prominently men
tioned and the nomination lies between him
and Dr. H. B. Jennings , the present Incum
It Is expected there will bo but little If any
opposition to the renomlnatlon of'Colonel W.
F. Baker of this city and Jacob Hanson ,
I members of the Board of Supervisors , all -
l though It Is said that John Roennau ot
Hardln may come bcforo the convention In
quest ot the nomination.
For the two nomination for Justices of the
peace the two present republican Incum
bents , Ovldo Vlen and J. W. Ferrler , are
candidates for renomlnatlon. Ovlde Vien
has already served three terms , while Fer-
rler has served but one year. William Me-
Creary Is out for the nomination and It Is
| said that E. B. Gardiner , ex-sergeant of po
lice. Is also a candidate. There are severa
candidates In the field for constable , two of
whom will bo elected this fall.
DUtrlct Court Notre.
In the district court yesterday Judge
Macy handed down his decision In tbo case
ot the State Savings bank against W. S
Mayno , ot al , dismissing the petition for
personal judgment against Mayne.
The appeal of Rlley Clark In his suit
against tbo town ot Neola was dismissed
the court holding that the evidence die
not show that the plaintiff is of the class
entitled 1o the exemption claimed. The
plaintiff sought to have certain property of
his exempted from city taxes on the
grounds that It was used for agricultural
The case of J. W. Squlro against David
Halncs anil others was continued by agree
ment until next term to allow the defendant ,
W. A. Mynster , to take depositions.
Leonard Everett , executor of the estate
of the late Horoco Everett , was given
judgment against W. J. and Rachel Anglum
for J1.SS7.06 on a promissory note.
Albert Jeffers was granted a divorce from
bis wife , Ellen Joffers.
Mrs. Bertha I'ayson was granted a legal
separation from her husband , William Pay-
son , whom she married In Sioux City May
26 , 1S92.
The case ot William H. Koenlg against
Samuel J. Howe and Richard Berlin In the
superior court was dismissed yesterday at
MethodlM Appointment * .
The appointments made by the conference
of the DCS Molnrs district ot the Methodist
church cauEu several chances In the local
jrolvKa. KIT. J. H. Senseney , who hu been
puior for the last three years of the Droacl-
vajr Methodist church , ba been promoted
to be iiruKUut tfltlw ot tht ) Des Molnes
district and win shortly leave to take up
his homo in the citjilul city. He will be
succeeded bjr Rev. C. Wsddell , who comes
h re from Shenandoah , where he has been
for two years. Rev. 0. L. Goodell. who has
filled the pulpit at Trinity Methodist church
for a year , has been transferred to Thur-
man. The new pastor at Trinity church
will bo Rev. W. R. Brown , who recently
graduated from a theological seminary.
Rev. G. P. Fry was renppolnted to the
Fifth Avenue church , where ho has been
pastor for the past seventeen months. The
action of the conference In leaving Mr. Fry
here for another year Is n Eourco of much
gratification to his congregation.
Rev. Conrad Hooker , formerly pastor of
Trinity church , who has recently completed
his course In theology , was appointed to
the Red Oak circuit. His father , Rev. W.
S. Hooker , was appointed presiding elder
of the Crcston district.
Dr. R. C. Franklin was rcappolnted as
presiding elder of the Council Bluffs dis
trict. Rev. T. McK. Stuart , who for six
years has been presiding elder of the Char-
Iton district , was appointed pastor of Grace
church In Des Molnes. Rev. Stuart is the
father of Attorney D. Stuart of this city
nnd Is well known In Council Bluffs. Rev.
W. H. Cable , formerly pastor of the Fifth
Avenue church In this city , was left with
out an appointment to enable him to at
tend the theological seminary at the North
C.OVKHNOIl SHAW A1UIIVES IX TOAVX
Incentive nnil StnflT Will Tnke I'nrt
In IOTVH liny KxcrclNt'K.
Governor Shaw arrived about 10 o'clock
last night over the Rock Island. On
reaching the city ho drove to the Grand
hotel , where rooms had been reserved for
him. At the hotel the following members of
his staff , who had arrived during the day ,
were on hand to greet him. Brigadier Gen
eral Melvln H. Bycrs of Glcnwood , Colonel
C. G. Saundcrs of Council Bluffs , Major Wil
liam Cutter Wyman of Ottumwa , Colonel E.
G. Pratt of DCS Molnes , Colonel C. E. Put
nam of Cedar Rapids nnd Colonel Sears Me-
lenry of Denlson. A number of citizens
were also on hand at the hotel nnd the gov
ernor held an Informal reception before re
tiring for the night. Other members of the
governor's staff and the state officers are ex
acted to reach here this morning.
Governor Shaw and his staff will leave the
Grand hotel at 11 o'clock this morning for
Omaha , where they will take part In the
mrade to the exposition grounds. Lieutenant
Will Murphy ot the Twenty-fourth United
States Infantry , who Is at present nt home
on furlough , will accompany the governor
: oday at his special invitation. Although
the project for a , general turnout of the
citizens of Council Bluffs today fell through ,
still Mayor Jennings and a number of the
city and county officials will take part In the
parade. They will bo In private carriages
and will follow the Governor's party. Sev
eral members of the citizens' committee
clubbed together and have had a number of
badges printed for today. They nro of yel
low ribbon with "Council Bluffs" In black
letters on them and they will be presented to
every person from this city taking part In
the parade today.
The new band stand In Falrmount park Is
completed nnd Is an artistlo piece of work.
The designs were drawn by J. C. and W.
Woodward , the architects of this city , and
Is creditable not only to them , but t'he city
as well. Plans have recently been drawn by
them for several new residences In this city
and also the Second Presbyterian church.
They have also gotten out plans for new-
residences of S. and J. M. Replogle of Red
Oak , la.
The September terra of the United States
circuit court was convened yesterday mornIng -
Ing with Judge John S. WooUon presiding.
The grand Jury was empaneled with B. T.
Nix of Afton as foreman. After calling the
docket and empaneling the petit Jury the
trial of the suit of J. L. Fuller against
Sue A. Hoyt was commenced. In this case
the plaintiff sues for $4,600 damages for al
leged Illegal attachment ot some 23,000
bushels of corn. Most of the evidence for
the plaintiff was In when court adjourned
for the day.
The case of Chris Knutson against the
Chicago & Northwestern Railway company
was continued by agreement.
The case of Mrs. Mary Smith Hnyward
against the Sisters of Mercy In charge of
St. Bernard's hospital was also continued
Following the case on trial the damage
suit of Adalbert Teltsort against the Chicago
cage & Northwestern Railway company
will bo taken up. The case of George
Burke against the motor company will , It
Is expected , not como to trial as a settle
mcnt out of court is reported to be pend
The docket , both civil and criminal , prom
ises to be exceptionally light and the term
will not last probably longer than two
Lougeo & Lougeo have moved to No. 101
South Main street , first door south of
Plerco's shoo store , whcro they are pre
pared to make farm loans at lowest rates.
The reunion of the surviving members of
the First Iowa battery commences today
at the Ogden hotel and will last over un
til Saturday. Dr. J. Molesworth of Mllford ,
Kan. , William Dlltz of Little Rock , Ark. .
Alex Frazler of Burlington , la , , and Frank
Fox of Shawnec , Okla. , arrived last even
ing. Henry Coffeen of this city Is the only
surviving member of the battery now res
ident In Council Bluffs. The First bat
tery , together with the Fourth , Ninth ,
Twenty-fifth , Thirtieth and Thirty-first
Iowa Infantry regiments composed the Iowa
brigade of the first dlvlson of the Fifteenth
army corps , tho' commander of which was
General Logan. General Ousterhouse was
the division commander. The members of
the First Iowa battery will be pleased to
have any surviving members ot the above
regiments call on them and participate In
Fun era I of Mrft. OHloer.
The funeral of the late Mrs. William P.
Officer was held yesterday afternoon from
the family residence on Willow avenue.
The services were conducted by Rev W.
S. Barnes and Rev. Alex Lltherland , pas
tors of the First nnd Second Presbyterian
churches , respectively. The remains were
Interred In Walnut Hill cemetery , being fol
lowed to their last resting place by a long
cortege of sorrowing frlenJs and relatives.
The love and esteem In which deceased
was held were evidenced by the many beau
tiful floral tributes which graced tbo casket.
The running races at Union Driving park ,
which have been struggling on against adverse -
verso circumstances , have closed. The
bookies , who have been supplying most of
the cash for the purses , decided last night
they bad had enouch of It. They claim
they had been hit pretty hard the last tw.o j
days and got tired , so they say , of putting
up money for the mere pleasure uf seeing
the races continue. How some of the horse
men will manage to get home with their
stables Is a question , as It Is no secret that
several of them are literally stranded. *
.Silver Convention Totlny.
The middle-of-the-road populists , who
decl.ile themselves as unalterably oppcseJ
to fusion and who obst ] to their party
being swallowed UD by the free sllverltea ,
will hold a convention this morning al 10
o'clock In the county court house for the
purpose of nominating a candidate for con
gress. Nothlnc has transpired yet to fur
nish any Inkllnc as to who the nominee
will be. - _ .
MANY COMING FROM IOWA
Plenty of Hawkeyes Will Visit the
Exposition Today ,
RAILROADS PREPARING FOR A BIG HAUL
I'lnniiltiK < < > Put on All ( lie Extrn CnrM
They Can Secure In Orilcr
tu Aei'oin module the
DBS M01NES , Sept. 20. ( Special Tele
gram.Iowa ) dny at the exposition will
draw a largo number of people to Omaha
tomorrow. The railroads have made a uni
form rate of J3.CO for the round trip.
About 200 tickets were sold at the Hock
Island ticket olllce this morning and about
fifty at the Northwestern. Governor Shaw
and a party of about forty left for Omaha
over the Hock Island this morning. Of the
Kovernor'e party wcro Adjutant General
IJyers , Joe McOarraugh , A. IJ. Cummins , E.
G. I'ratt nnd many others. The Hock
Island has made arrangements for ten
extra cars for the 3:30 : a. m. train tomor
row ; eleven extras for the 6:30 : a. m. and
twelve extras for the S:30. : Both roads arc
expecting heavy passenger trafllc from all
points In the state tomorrow and will have
to put on all the extra service they can se
Iowa democrats will launch forth for the
fall campaign October 1. This was decided
at the meeting of the state central commit
tee at the Savcry this afternoon. Instead ot
ono grand attack on ono section of the
state there will bo a combination of oratorical
torical firing In every congressional dis
trict. Among the candidates for the state
offices who wcro urescnt nt the conference
were J. M. Parsons of Hock Uaplds , candi
date for attorney general ; H. K. Wills of
Clinton , who wants to bo railroad com
missioner ; Nils Anderson of Burlington ,
who aspires to be state treasurer , could
not attend. The conference was expected to
close tonight with a full campaign mapped
This mornlnc at 6 o'clock the Fiftieth
regiment began to make Its departure from
Camp McKlnlcy. The Fiftieth Is away on
verbal furloughs , good from September 20
till October 19 , Inclusive. The Fifty-second
regiment of Iowa volunteers left last week
on written furloughs , good from September
12 to October 11 , Inclusive. It Is learned
from a private letter emanating from an
official source that the men will be kept
In the service until the peace commissioners
conclude their labors and the action Is rati
fied by the United States and by Spain. If
this cannot bo done In the thirty days the
members of the volunteer regiment arc to
have their furloughs extended. In that case
they will not return to Des Molnea until
the time comes for muster out.
IlMVIl Clllll'KC' O | > CIIM.
GRINNELL , la. , Sept. 20. ( Special. )
Registration for the fall term nt Iowa col
lege Is now practically complete. The fig
ures now at hand Indicate a total Increase
In college and academy of about fifty over
last year. The number will be about an
even 400 , as against 350 last fall at this
time. In the college department there are
enrolled 237 , a slight Increase over last year.
The freshman class numbers about n even
100 , against S3 for last fall. It has been
nn Interesting fact to the college authori
ties that despite the added entrance require
ment , which went Into effect this fall , stu
dents are not deterred from attending. It
had been expected that the new require
ment would at least cause a decrease In the
membership of the freshman class as com
pared to last year. It has , however , been
the experience of the faculty that as the
course Is stiffened the public schools of the
more progressive of the Iowa towns are
advancing In quality of work. In this con
nection President Gates relates an interest
ing Incident of a small town on the Illinois
Central line. lie was told by a member of
the school board that the move for a higher
grade of education work In Iowa by the
Orlnnell authorities was a matter of con
gratulation to the school board ; since it
had enabled It to raise the grade of Its
work. He further announced that by next
year graduates of his city's High school , on
account of the Increased requirements ,
would bo able to classify full freshmen at
Grlnnell a thing which hardly ono High
school In the state Is able to do today ,
unless Its students graduate with advanced
AUDUDON , la. , Sept. 20. ( Speclar. ) The
preliminary hearing In the case of the State
against Arthur Palmer and Hattle Palmer
has terminated here by Justice of the Peace
Theo. F. Myers , who was the presiding
magistrate , holding the defendant , Arthur
Pnlraer , to await the action of the grand
jury. Hattlo Palmer was released. The de
fendants were charged with being parties to
the murder of the Bcnnlngham-Hcff child.
In the preliminary examination the state
was represented by County Attorney F. E.
Bralnard , assisted by William Wonn ; the
defendants by Hon. II. F. Andrews , assisted
by John M. Masslcr.
It Is doubtful If there has over been a
more difficult murder case In the state than
this Bennlngham-Heff affair , or a moro
fiendish crime. The setflcd determination
of ninety-nine of every hundred of the citi
zens of Audubon county Is to bring the
guilty parties to justice and the feeling prevails -
vails that no expense should bo spared In
getting the exact truth. There Is no blt'ter
fceMng In relation to the expense upon the
county , but the officials have had the united
support of practically all the people of the
county. Sheriff J. H. Jones and County At
torney Bratnard seem to bo sparing no
effort to bring the guilty parties to justice
and Indications are that In the end all the
mystery surrounding the matter will be
ImllniiH oil 11 IJruiiU.
SIOUX CITY , Sept ) . 20. ( Special. ) Ono of
the most amusing sights ever witnessed
hero was seen yesterday , when some of the
Indians who had como to Sioux City for a
drunk were "returning " to the reservation.
In ono wagon were a young buck and his
squaw , together with an old squaw who
reposed on the bottom of the wagon box.
The trio was about ) as full ot corn palace
whisky as It was possible to get and they
were having a hard time to stay In the
wagon. Mr. and Mrs. Buck were on a
gprlug seat and they swayed to and fro llko
willows In n hurricane. They had tied
themselves together with a shawl and by
that means managed to stay In the wagon.
The squaw was driving and when she was
not busy whipping the horses she had her
arms around the buck's neck.
Intvn Political \ < ( tr .
"Anything for ofllce" U tbo cry of many
Iowa democrats now.
The democratic party has been dubbed the
"disaster" party In southern Iowa.
Cass county's Equal Suffrage association
will hold Us annual meeting October IS.
Atlantic's Political Equality club edits a
department In ono of the papers of that city.
Only DOO people listened to Congreesnun
Towne's free silver addrets at Orlnnell when
0,000 were expected to bo present
The Manhalltown Times-Republican de
clares that an anarchist Is only a ripened
calamltylto with the courage ot his convic
The campaign In the Eighth congressional
district h&a bczun with treat visor. Meet-
Ings on both sides occur nightly nil over
The Stuart Locomotive declares that thus
far the democrats of Iowa have only nomi
nated scrub republicans , who were not gaiuo
enough to stand defeat In their own party.
11. F. Wright , the putative father of pro
hibition In Iowa , was a member ot the dem
ocratic convention at Marehnlltown , but
failed to say anything on his favorite topic.
lawn equal suffragists are claiming that
the women's votes nt IK'S Molnes prevented
ri big ticodlo deal being carried through on
the water works proposition recently voted
The Iowa City Citizen likens the demo
cratic platform to n Chinese physician's pre-
scrlptlon , which n gentleman ot that town
brought from California with him recently.
The prescription Included n pleco of dried
turtle skin , a dead Juno bug , n bumblebee ,
straw stubs and a few dried berries , to bo
mixed In water nnd taken dally.
liMvn Xin .Vote" .
Society folks of several western Iowa
towns have organized golf clubs.
The moll business nt Sioux City Increased
20 per cent during the thrco quarters of the
The first Joint convention of the Christian
church of Woodbury and Monona counties
has just closed. The attendance was very
Governor Shaw's staff will attend the
Omaha exposition In full uniform. At least
this is the general deslro as expressed
through the country press.
Keosouqua's literary club Is said to bo
the strongest organization of the kind In
the state. At present the members are
studying Spanish early history of both hem
Colonel Samuel Marsh , the newspaper
man of more or less notoriety from Dea
Molnos , Is again In troi'blo with the federal
authorities at Peorla for printing unsavory
communications In his paper.
S. II. Watcrhouse , formerly of Correctlon-
vllle , Is being hunted by the police of the
northwest. Ho went hunting with a com
panion , who was later found dead with n
weight tied to his neck In a pond. Water-
IIOUKO was a farmer ot good standing nt his
home , but cannot now be found.
Sioux City Is indulging In the delights
of n real sen&atlon. Frank Kellogg , a well
known man of that city , detected C. C.
Scdgwlck , another man of considerable
prominence , calling nt nn unseemly hour
at the Kellogg residence. He acted promptly
and Sedgwlck Is not expected to recover
from his bullet wounds. Both arc men of
family and a divorce suit has already de
veloped from the affair.
HEAR MANY PROS AND CONS
ArliltrntorH nt Queltec Ilenr
luentn Relative to the Flxlierleit
, n i Hi the I.ninlx-r QncntloiiK ,
QUEBEC , Sept. 20. The international
commissioners met In Joint session for an
hour this afternoon and adjourned to meet
again at 10:30 : a. m. Thursday. The adjourn
ment over tomorrow Is taken because of the
ceremonies attending the unveiling of the
Champlaln monument In which the members
of the high commission are to participate.
The American commissioners met as
usual at 9 o'clock this mornlnc nnd again
at 4 p. m. They listened to the arguments
of Messrs. Babcock of New York and Fallen -
lon of Ohio , who represent the interests of
United States inland fisheries. As usual the
proceedings wcro behind closed doors. But
so far as the fresh water fisheries are con
cerned It Is understood that the Americans
and Canadians will agree with little trouble.
Both sides deslro the better protection of
the fresh water fish nnd no doubt this part
of the proposed treaty will readily bo dis
posed of. Tomorrow the Interests of the
United States farmers will bo heard. A
number of the border states may be repre
sented , but as yet the American commis
sioners have heard only from the National
Grauco. Aaron Jones of South Bend , worthy
master of the Grange , and Secretary John
Trlmball of Washington , D. C. , have noti
fied the commissioners that they wish to .be
heard. It Is presumed they will protest In
a general way against the reduction or re
moval of tariff on Canadian agricultural
products , especially barley , hay , oats , etc.
It Is understood the Canadians are going
to take a decided position on the lumber
Hon. A. S. Hardy , premier of Ontario ,
and G. W. Ross , minister of education , ar
rived hero today to represent the Ontario
government In the lumber question. They
doslro unreservedly that no concessions will
bo made on the part of the Canadian gov
ernment In the way of permitting lots to
go free unless the United States makes some
concession In the way of reducing or remov
ing the present duty of | 2 per thousand on
Canadian sawed lumber. Last year the On
tario legislature passed a law that no logs
cut on crown lands by American lumber
men should bo taken Into the United States
to be sawed Into lumber In American mills.
This law was no doubt a result of the $2
duty put upon all Canadian lumber In the
Dlngley law , but has been a dlastrous law
for euch ot the American lumbermen who
own large tracts of timber land In Ontario.
These lumbermen contend that the Cana
dian government knew when it sold the
timber to the Americans that It was to be
sawed In American mills , and knowing this ,
the government had no right to pass a law
of this character. But the Canadians waive
that colnt and soy It must be free logs
nnd free lumber or no change at all.
Clark Wallace , former minister of cus
toms now representing the Canadian Manu
facturing association , arrived hero today for
the purpose of conferring with the Canadian
commissioners. Ho counselled the Canadian
commissioners to stand by the present
productive duty on Iron manufactured goods
sent Into Canada from the United States.
Textiles and manufactured Iron lmpleir nts
have been the articles upon which ho
urges that no reduction bo made. Ho says
the Canadian manufacturers are all the
tlmo growing and American free Importa
tions would paralyze them.
C. M. Hays , general manager of the
Grand Trunk Railroad company , has been
In consultation with both the American
and Canadian commissioners and states that
there probably will be little difficulty In
settling the bonding question , the alien la
bor questions and other matters In which
the railroads are concerned.
Ho says the views of the commissioners
on both sides are along the same general
lines. Although nothing Is revealed to In
dicate what progress Is being made by the
commission or what results are probable ,
Senator Fairbanks gives the assurance that
the achievements so far arc gratifying and
Indicative of satisfactory results In the end.
Cluceii Wlllielinlnii Ojtenn I'nrlliiiiielit.
THE HAGUE , Sept. 20. Queen Wllhel-
mtna , accompanied by the queen mother ,
opened the States General ( parliament of the
Netherlands ) today. In a speech from the
throne her majesty dwelt upon the Innumcr-
abfe proofs of patriotism and affection for
the dynasty manifested since her accession
to the throne , tbo recollection of which , sht
added , can never be effaced from her mem-
j ory. The queen also said slio had received
the czar's disarmament proposal with pecu
liar sympathy. The queen , In her speech ,
also promised the introduction of a number
AVIll VUlt I.nfnyette'M Tomb.
PARIS , Sept. 20. Ferdinand W. Peck , the
United States commissioner to the Paris
exposition of 1900 , and hla staff , will tomor
row visit the tomb of Lafayette as a token
of respect. Mr. Peck Is not receiving any
encouragement In his efforts to secure In
creased space at tbo exposition for Ameri
Government .Miml Alii iNliiiulera.
KINGSTON , Jamaica , Sept. 20. At n
public meeting today , called for the pur
pose of raising funds for the relief of the
sufferers from the recent hurricane which
swept ovci tbo West Indian Islands , the
archbishop of tbo West Indies declared
that the conllUon ot Jamaica was such it
OUR ILLUSTRATED PAMPHLET ENTITLED "BABIES"SMOULO
BE IN EVERY HOUSEHOLD. SENT ON APPLICATION.
HtW VOBK CflNOtNSED Mll.K CO NEW
THE VANGUARD Wo lend in introduc
ing new stoves. As
expert workmanship is put upon the market wo are iiret
to show it to our patrons.
Marie in two styles
six HI/OS. The
most powerful heater the heaviest castings. The largest
double heating flues , the largest circulating Hues. Moro good
features than any three base burners. No Rings in Stove
Body to Crnk.
We Refer You to the Parties Who Used This StovcLast Winter :
Mr. ! ' . A. Ulxby 926 2d Ave. Mr. C. L. Worley 705 Gth Ave.
Mrs. C. K. Woodford 331 Lincoln Ave. Mr. R. T. Mclntlro 719 4th St.
Mr. K. L , Kills 718 First Ave. Mrs. 0. Hall 231 Broadway
Mr. Thos. I'hcnoy 002 Ave. U J. R. Rico South Avo.
Mr. J. J. ( Jravntto First Ave. F. S. Grnblll 609 So. Gth St.
41 Main Street. Council Bluffs , lown.
America's Favorite Cigar
TOM JOHN G ,
&CO , ,
3 for 25c
lOc Straight COUNCIL
2 for 25c BLUFFS , IA
IWflS THE CHAS. SUMNEB.
0 Per Gent itaev on Iowa Farms
arc prepared to place loans on improved Western Town
farms at 5 per cent. Money m hand , no cleinv. We have for
sale several choice FRUIT. GARDKN , ( JRAIX AND STOCK
FARMS. VERY CIIKAP. Cheap money will make land go tip.
Investigate our bargains.
< W DAY & HRSS ,
39 Pearl St. , Council Bluffs , Iowa.
& W. WOODWARD
J. G , . ,
Mcmlirrit of the A. S. C.
Architects and Superintendents
I'luiiM mill .Spfi'lflcatloiiN
Room 3 , Everett Blk , , Council Bluffs ,
was not possible to do moro than to em
phasize an expression of sympathy with
those who were In need of help. Any sub
stantial relief , ho added , comprehending the
ro-establishment of the original conditions
in the devastated Islands must , In his
opinion , necessarily take the form of Im
perial assistance on a largo scale. Public
opinion hero endorses the statement of the
archbishop , and especially holds Great
Britain responsible for the Industrial crisis
which renders other West Indian colonists
Impotent to give the suffering Islands sub
I'Mrt'UICIl'M ANNIII'llltloll AlllMVN CIllllllN.
TORONTO , Sept. 20. The Brotherhood of
Locomotive Firemen completed the consider
ation today of nearly all the Items of the
report of the committee on beneficiaries.
Some $25,000 In claims was allowed , al
though for legal reasons the payment was
not a necessity. The grand lodge has paid
out for death nnd disability Insurance slnco
1SS9 the total amount ot $1,161,147.
/nrlliidoii Uncle nt III * OIil I'oit.
PAIUS , SepO. 20. The cabinet council this
morning rcappolnted OcncraT Zurllnden to
the post of military governor of Paris , which
ho occupied previous to accepting the port
folio of minister of war , made vacant by the
resignation of M. Cavalgnac.
BOTH COMBATANTS ARE DEAD
Ilclwecii n Mnte mill
u AViiloIimnn on n MlNNlftNlnul
ST. LOUIS , Sept. 20. Word was received
today of a desperate and fatal duel between
Mate Park Davis and the night watchman
on board the steamer Mayflower , of the Diamond
mend Jo line , which left hero last night for
Memphis. Both men are dead.
For some tlmo there had been a feud be
tween the two men. I ast night when the
boat was lied up at Hugs landing , ono mlle
from Creston , Mo. , the quarrel between the
watchman and mate broke out. The former
attacked the mate with a knife. For some
tlmo the struggle lasted , both participants
rolling about the deck , -to the horror of the
passengers , who were unable to Interfere.
Finally , when Iho mate , who hod been cut
In numerous places was about to give up ,
ho succeeded In pulling his revolver. With
a well directed shot ho laid the watchman
low. Stephen Hugs , proprietor of the landIng -
Ing , went up town for an officer , and re
turned with Deputy Coroner Bell. They
found both the mate and watchman dead ,
lying on the blood-covered deck.
You Invite disappointment when you ex
periment. DoWltt's Little Karly HlRcre are
pleasant , easy , thorough little pills. They
cure constipation and sick headache just as
sure as you take them
Onlrrn Cavalry to Move.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 20. Orders were
Issued today to the commanding otllcer at
Montauk directing that headquarters and
one battalion of the First United States
cavalry , to bo designated by the regimental
commander , will proceed to Fort Ililey ,
Kan. , and the remainder of the regiment
to the Department of Dakota to relieve the
troops of the Klghth cavalry. The homes
of the Eighth cavalry will be sent with the
other cavalry horses to bo shipped to Hunts-
vllle , Ala ,
When you call for Do Witt's WHch Hazel
Salvo , the great pile cure , don't accept anything - |
thing else. Don't bo talked Into ac'-cp Ing a
tulstltutf. tor allcs. for cores. lor bruises.
r r tlic iirofi-HMliui anil ninutciirii ,
All order * fortvnriliMl on liny uf rc
Vclpl. I'rlCCN tillI.IIUTHt. .
E. G. BARTLETT ,
OOO mill UMl ! llritiulwny , Council IllnfTn.
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llflwrrii Council IlInlTM nnd Oiniilin.
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street. Telephone 12S. Omaha ofllco re
moved to 322 South Fifteenth street. Telephone -
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Connections mndo with South Omaha
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SICK. IIKADACIIi : ,
IM > ICISTIO.\ ,
Observe the following nymptoms resulu
Ing from DIscaHua of the Digestive Organ * :
Constipation , Inward plica , fullncHs of blood
In thu hcail , ucldlty of the Htomuih : , nau
sea , heartburn , disgust of food , fullness
or weight In thu tttomach , sour eructations
glnklng or lluttcrlnc of the heart , choking
or milToriitliur sensations whnn In a lylnS
posture , dimness of vision , dots or webs
before the BlKlit , fever und dull pain In the
head , dclleloncy of perspiration , yellowness
of the skin nnd eyes , puln In the side ,
chest , limbs , und xuddcn Hushes of heat !
burning In the llesh. '
A few doses of HADWAY'S PILLS will
free the xyatcm of all thu above-named
J'rlce , 2G ccntH per box , Sold by druggist *
or Bent by mull.
Send to Dl * HADWAY & CO. . Lock Box
3C5 , Now York , for book of advice.
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