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rsvl fella druga
Btorkrrt scllii carpets and rugs.
LefTrt, eypslgh. specialist. 23 Broadway.
Picture frames made to order. C. E.
Alexander & Co.. 333 Broadway.
Take home a brick of Metzpr's les
cream Vanilla. 26c; Neapolitan. 4sc.
Exclslor Miwonlr? lodge will hold a P
clnl meeting this evening for work In the
Brat degree.
It. Tfcl took out a permit ypRtrday for
a one-story cottage at Mil Seventh avenue
tO COt tll.
W. V. Cook, carpenter and Jobber. Fur
niture repHlred. All kinds of cabinet work.
V West Broadway.
Hazel enmp, Modern Woodmen of Amer
ica, will hoid memorial aervlcea Sunday.
Members will meet at the hall at 1:30 p. m.
Remember an Ironclad ten-year guarantee
goes with evory New Home machine pur
chased from us. tasy payments. G. A.
Bullts & Co.
Grover Williams,- son of the proprietor
of the Kiel barn, fell while scuffling with
a young companion Thursday evening and
broke his right leg.
Ed Patrlfk. 224 Avenue D. wna reported
to the Boura of Health yenterday hs suf
fering from smallpox. There are now
eighteen cases being cared for by the cltv.
City Auditor Evans. Rev. S. Alexander
nd Miss Iiiira Nelson returned yesterday
from Bloux City where they attended the
annual convention of the Iowa State Sun
day School association.
There will be a Joint meeting of the
members of Abe Lincoln post and the
Woman'a Relief corps this evening at
Grand Army hall, when Important business
will come ur tor action.
Ixist or stolen, black and white Llewellyn
Better dog. Had on collar with M2 tloij
tax No. H4 attached. Answer to name of
ben. A liberal reward will be paid and no
Questions asked If returned to S. T. McAtre.
Robert Halpln, charged with attempting
to commit an assault on Mrs. Emma Wll
Jett. was permitted to plead guilty to a
charge of assault and battery yesterday In
police court and was sentenced to fifteen
days In the county Jail.
Mr. and Mrs. XV. T. Barnett of Terre
Haute, Inc'., are the guests of J. L). Bar
nett and family of Washington avenue,
enroute home from Portland, Ore., where
Mr. Barnett attended the annual convent. on
cf the Travelers' Protective association.
Louis Tamlsea died Thursday at the home
cf his daughter, Mrs. J. C. Moran, 3lla
Boyd street, Omaha. He waa 6a years of
age and formerly lived In Council Bluffs,
where for many years he was connee'ed
with the regular and merchant's police
Steve Morrlsey of Harlan, chairman of
the democratice congressional committee,
is In the city attending the Travelers- con
vention. He said he expects to Issue the
call for the democratic congressional con
vention soon after the caJJ for the county
convention Is made.
Charles Edwards, a painter, while work
ing on the house of John Beach, at the
corner of Plercu and South First etreets
yesterday afternoon fell and fractured his
fight arm. His back was also injured.
Ills home Is In Burlington and as he re
fuses to be taken to a hospital he Is being
pared for at the Beach home.
Mrs. W. A. Desmond, better known as
Mrs. Emma Metcalfe, has tiled another
Complaint against her husband, William
Desmond, a bartender, charging him with
beating her and threatening to end her
i . V ..l.i...... a,ith a mvnlv.r Vfra
Desmond caused the arrest of her husband ,
on a similar cnarge May z, out ine cae
was continued for thirty days. Desmond
promising the court to behave himself.
Puck's Domestic soap Is best for laundry.
Davis sells paint.
Arrested, for Stealing Copper.
Nels L. Jensen, a laborer In the employ
of the Milwaukee railroad, was arrested
yesterday afternoon on a charge of grand
larceny. For several months the railroad
has been suffering loss by the pilfering of
copper ore In transit from cars transferred
to Its line at this point. A search wsrrant
yesterday was procured by Special Agent
King of the railroad and at Jensen's house
' about 100 pounds of the ore was discovered.
It was found that he bad recently disposed
sf a large quantity to a local Junk dealer.
Jensen claimed he had been given permis
sion by his foreman. Slack Peterson, to
take the ore, which was, he said, the ac
cumulation of sweepings left In cars the
contents of which had been trasferred to
other cars. The ore is said to be valued
at 14 cents per pound and Jensen disposed
cf It for 8 cents to the Junk dealer. It Is
aid that he sold about 500 pounds of It. He
was later released on his own recognizance.
N. T. Plumbing Co., telephone 250.
Gravel roofing, A. H. Read, S41 Broadway.
Trinity C'hnreh Dedication.
'Fpe new Trinity Methodist Episcopal
ehurch located at the corner of Fourth and
. rt'orth streets. Is rapidly nearlng comple
tion. The dedicatory services will be held
Eunday, July 13, and the following week
will bs occupied by a series of popular
vents of an entertaining and profitable
character. Among those who have already
arranged to bo present and to take a lead
ing part in the services are Rev. ' D. C.
Franklin, D. D., In his last appearance
officially before a Council Bluffs congrega
tion In his long term of six years as pre
siding elder of the Council Bluffs district
of the Des Moines conference; Rev. Dr.
Jennings, presiding elder of the Omaha
district of ths North Nebraska conference
Rev. D. K. Tlndall, D. D., pastor of Trinity
Methodist Episcopal church, Omaha; Rev,
Enoch Hill of Woodbine, la., and Rev.
Thomas 8. Moleaworth of GUdden, la.
Raid roller Wheel.
Chief of Police Tlbblts. Detective Murphy
and Constable Albertl raided a house on
the south side of Broadway near the east
end of ths motor company's bridge last
eight about 0 o'clock and seized a policy
wheel and other paraphernalia. C. F. Den
lioo, who was said to be operating the
wheel, was placed under arrest, but later
was released on ball. There were eight
men and three women in the room where
ths wheel was being operated, but Chief
Tlbblts did not place them under srrest,
contenting himself with tsklng ths names
of ths men of ths party.
Plumbing and besting. Blxby Bon.
Real Estate Transfers.
These transfers were filed yesterday In
ths abstract, title and lean office of J. W.
Squire, 101 Pearl street:
Christ Harmann and wife to Trus
tees fltrmin Evangelical Lutheran,
St. Paul's Congregation. ti acres
In neV, neVi, 11-74-42. w. d i 47J
R. M Smith to Spalti Bros., lot 24
Auditor's sub.. ae. iwU. 12-7S-40.
w. d ZSt
E J. Gilbert snd wife to Frank Hunt.
lot 10. block 11, Mullin's sub, w. d.. TO
John P. Allison, receiver, to George
J. Miller. nVb lot 10. block S. Jack
son's add., r. d 1.500
Total transfers, our $ 3.271
Allan' Foot-Eaaa. s . powdar. It rum painful,
axaarllna. aarvoua fat a4 loarowlns na.Ua, and In.
siaaily taaaa taa attag out of corna ana buaiona. It's
ma graaiaat commit aiatovary or ma asa. Allan a
raot-Eaaa ma km tight ur naw attoaa taal aaay. It la g
rartata tura lor awaating. t-alloua anil not. ttrad, ges
tae laat. Try It today. SolS by all drugglata and ahoa
aloraa. Don't gw-apt any auballtula. By mall lot
16a In alaint. Trial i'aa rREB. Aoaraga.
Allan a O. male. La Hay. N. I.
Dyad snd presasd. Special attention
given ladles' garments. Also chenlils
curtains neatly cleaned, dyed and
resseo. -mono L-eis. Iowa bteara Dye
vol as, sua. Broadway.
(Successor to W. C Eatap)
M MAUM UTBUKT. . 'Jhao 7.
Grand Council of Iowa United Commercial
Tra velars in Session.
Every Subordinate Council In the
Jurisdiction la Represented by
Delegates at the First
The fourth annual session of the grand
council of Iowa, I'ntttd Commercial Trav
elers of America, opened yesterday after
noon In Royal Artanum hall, with all the
grand officers In attendance and every sub
ordinate council In the Jurisdiction repre
sented. Beyond the appointment of com
mittees but little business wss transacted
at the opening session and the day was
given over practically to the social fea
tures of the meeting.
These committees were appointed:
Auditing J. Honaker, Des Moines; C. R.
Olmstead. Sioux City; H. H. Smith, Des
Mileane and Per Diem F. P. Slmme,
Sioux City; Bert Harmon, Red Oak; M. V.
Krsklne, Fort Dodge.
Good of the Order C. L. Dixon, Shel
don: F. W. Miller, C'ojncll Bluffs; XV. N.
(jnrretson. Mason City.
Credentials V. O. Batchelor. Des
Moines; C B. Platner, Council Bluffs; A.
V. Weldel, Sioux City.
Press C. R Olmstead, Sioux City; L.
Zurmuehlen, Jr., Council Bluffs; N. A.
Struble, Sioux City.
A large number of constitutional amend
ments were referred to the representatives
to the supreme council to act upon as
they deemed best.
Opens with Reception.
As the visiting knights of the grip, many
of whom were accompanied by their wives,
arrived they were met at the depots by
committees and escorted to the Grand ho
tel, wnere an informal reception was held
during the morning, the wives of the local
members being In attendance to welcome
the vUit'mj women. An orchestra in the
hotel rotunda played during the reception.
Preceding the ball in the evening an open
session was held, at which a number of
impromptu talks were made by the rep
resentatives of the several subordinate
councils. During the ball an elegant buffet
lunch was served in. the banqueting room
adjoining the hall.
Sioux City and Des Moines are repre
sented by the largest delegations. Mayor
Caldwell headed the Sioux Cltyans and
spoke for his council at the open session in
the evening In response to the address of
welcome from Mayor Morgan.
The most Important business before the
grand council this morning will be the elec
tion of officers. While the men are clos
ing up the business of the session the
women will be given a trolley ride around
the city to Falrmount park and across the
river to Omaha.
After lunch the scene of the festivities
will be changed to Lake Manawa, where
the afternoon will be given over to a pro
gram of contests for both women and men.
Among those present are:
Des Moines John Hunt, F. 8. Carroll, XV.
B. Clarkson and wife, A. XV. Rader, XV. A.
Gray, H. N. Smith. W. E. Trexler and wife,
jonn Honaker, J. J. Ryan and wife, Will
Walker. J. D. Savers and wlr VI ti
Batchelor, Oscar Dyer and wife.
bioux tjuy Mayor A. w. Caldwell, I.
Wentworth and wife, A. V. Weldel and
wile. T. G. Daa-arett and wife rhirl..
Olmstead, L. L. Benson, C. E. Williams and
wne, v.. r. Ayers ana wire, ;s. a. Struble,
R. F. Repenning R. Q. Cook, M. B. Wsgg
stoff and wife, F. P. Slmme and wife. Will
Shenandoah N. I. Flskett.
Sheldon M J. FtrazT.n w w Tvin r
L. Dixon. F. W. Houck. ' '
Harlan S. B. Morrlsey.
Fort Dodge-M. V. Ersklne, E. W. Mc
Fadden, T. J. Connors. N. M. Ward.
w aierioo 1 ii. cass, C. H. Rhode.
Mason Cltv XV. M ftnrreiann inhn T
Treaver and wife.
Ottumwa C. C. Porter, H. F. Duncan. E
D. Stuts, George E. Porter.
Denlson J. H. filhherr nnH if ti,.
Quinn Martin. ' """"
Hamburg W. F. Green.
Davenport D. 8. MacMillan.
Red Oak-Bert Harmon.
Spencer D. L. Ryder.
Marshalltown W. H. O. Michaels.
Atlantic F. A. Hughes and wife.
Court Asked to Say Who Shall Re
ceive Money from Officer
The district court has been asked to de.
termlne whether the creditors of ths Offi
cer A. Pusey bank, who failed to file their
claims against the estate of Thomas Officer
wttnm the six months, shall share in the
distribution of the assets of that eststs
the same as those creditors who took the
precaution to file their claims within the
statutory time. Some months ago. before
the appointment of J. J. Stewart as admin
istrator of the Thomas Officer estate. Judge
Macy made an order to ths effect that all
creditors of the bank who had filed their
claims with the receivers within the pre
scribed time should be considered creditors
of the fourth class of the Officer estate.
Yesterday Lars Jensen and other creditors
of the bank, whose claims aggregate up
ward of $23,000. Died a petition asking that
their claims against the Officer estate be
advanced from the fourth to the third class
and they be permitted to participate In
the 6 per cent which Administrator Stewsrt
Is now psying out of the assets of that
The request Is resisted by Administrator
Stewsrt. who denies the right of the fourth-
class creditors to share alike with those
of the third class. He contends that the
question of ths liability of ths Officer es
tate for the payment of the claims of the
petitioners has never been submitted to
the court and ths order made by Judge
Macy referred solely to the bank receiver
ship and not to the administration of ths
Officer estate. In other words, Mr. 8tewart
denies the right of those creditors who
failed to file their claims sgainst the Offl
cer estate within ths six months to partici
pate In the assets until ths claims of those
creditors who did file their claims within
ths statutory limit have been satisfied.
The suit is a friendly one and has been
brought in order to have the court rule on
the matter before Administrator Stewsrt
makes any further payments on ths dlvt
dend authorized out of the funds of the
Thomas Officer estats now in his bands.
Shortly after the appointment of L. F.
Murphy and John Beresheim ss receivers
of the Officer A Pusey bank, creditors of
ths Institution were given authority by the
court to employ an expert accountant to
exsmlns ths books and accounts of the
defunct bank. C. E. Walters was employed
In this capacity by the creditors and yes
terday application was msds tbst ths re
ceivers be authorised to pay Mr. Walters'
bill, amounting to 1261.
Keep clean. Vss Puck's Mechanic's soap.
Claim Da ansa eg (or Arrest.
A. B. and W. J. Christiansen, who were
arrested May 20 by ths police and charged
with being Implicated la the burglary at
ths tailor shop of Carl Herr, filed original
notlca of suit la ths district court yeatsr.
day gainst Herr, claiming 15,000 damnges
each. In the notices It Is alleged that
their arrest was due to Herr filing an In
formation In the superior court charging
them with the robbery. The police were
unable to bring acy evidence connecting
the two men with the burglary and they
were accordingly discharged. W. J. Chris
tiansen also seeks to recover 912 from Herr
for the alleged unlawful conversion of a
pair of trousers.
Congressional Committee (all.
L S. Robinson of Glenwcod, chairman of
the republican congressional committee of
the Ninth district, has Issued a call for a
meeting of the committee In this city,
Wednesday, June 18, to fix the time for
holding the congressional convention.
Davis sells glass.
Fuck's Domestic soap is best.
Use any soap so Us Puck's soap.
Dies from Gunshot Wound.
IOWA FALLS, la., June 13. (Special.)
As a result of a quarrel In Grant townnhlp,
Franklin county, several miles northeast
of this city. Bine Wilder has been bound
over to the grand Jury under $1,500 bonde,
which he furnished. The stories In regard
to the affray are conflicting, but from what
can be learned it appears that Edgar Dol
son and Fred Dovey were returning homo
at night and interrupted a party being held
at the Wilder place. The visitors were In
vited to drink some beer and tho confer
ence terminated in Wilder ordering the
visitors off tho place. It is reported that
his commands were not acceded to as
quickly as Wilder thought they should and
a shotgun was brought Into play, tho vis
itors being shot in the legs. Dolson re
ceived the bulk of the charge, resulting in
the amputation of his leg. Blood poison
followed, resulting In Dolson's death Tues
day. At a preliminary hearing Wilder was
bound over to the grand Jury.
Rain Does Much llnniaaf.
MISSOURI VALLEY, la., June 13. (Spe
cial.) One of the heaviest rains In years
fell In Harrison county yesterday after
noon. Reports from various points in the
county Indicate that the crops have been
seriously damaged. At Dunlap the yards
of the Chicago & Northwestern were cov
ered with over a foot of water, while at
Dow City it Is reported some track was
washed out. More or less damage was done
all along the line of the Northwestern and
trains were delayed for several hours.
Order Flahnaya In Damn.
CEDAR FALLS, la., June 13. (Special.)
Game Warden Lincoln has ordered fish
ways to be built In the dams across the
Cedar river here and at Waterloo. The
work will be undertaken as soon as the
water gets low enough. Seining permits
have been granted to Colonel Page and Ed
Chapman of Waterloo to seine the waters
of this county for fish not listed as game.
They will bo accompanied on th trips by a
deputy and are sworn to obey the law. '
Comments ot long Press.
Sioux City Tribune: That Webster City
hotel man who was left with a 612-pound
negress on his hands as "security" for a
board bill Is from Missouri, too.
Davenport Republican: According to a
Sioux City minister heaven is 1,5m) miles
square. Had the people in the past been
as good as they are today standing room
would be at a premium.
Sioux City Journal: Colonel Hepburn
says he Is not particularly "stuck" on
Cuba. That Is not a material point. The
country Is "stuck" on Cuba and should
do Its duty discharge all its obligations.
The time to avoid getting "stuck" on Cuba,
was in 1&98.
Keokuk Gate City: A Council Bluffs
lawyer who has been Indicted for embez
zling IS00 has prepared a demurrer declar
ing that the charge Is Immaterial and
frivolous. In view of the amount that is
usually embezzled at a sitting nowadays
It almost seems to the Nonpareil as If the
defendant Is right.
Cedar Rapids Gazette: Occasionally
some paper that does not like the Board
of Control Idea Informs its readers that
Cownle or some other member has been
roasted and also occasionally It Is noted
that some other state Is copying Iowa.
This time It Is the small and rather un
important commonwealth of New York.
Dubuaue Times: Iowa rjrohlbltlonlsts
will propose A. U. Coates, candidate for
governor laat year, as their party's can
didate for the vice presidency In 1904. They
will say. and they will say It truthfully,
that he will come as near to carrying Iowa
for prohibition as any other candidate
seeking their party's nomination for the
vice presidency.
Waterloo Courier: Tho attemnt of a few
of the so-called "Independent" newspapers
of Iowa to make It appear that Secretary
enaw is oisioyai to fresment Koosevelt
and that his own ambition to become pres
ident is leading him awav from his chief
will have but little effect where the char
acter of the DaDers are known. Iowa will
stand loyally by President Roosevelt in
secretary Shaw will stand with Iowa.
Iowa State Xews Notes.
It Is said that the Mason. Dennis and
Irwin trials cost Page county over $3,000.
The twentieth annual camnmeetlna: of the
Mississippi Valley Spiritualists' association
will be held at Mt. Pleasant park, C'Hiilun,
from July 27 to August 24.
Conlo Genselr. residing with his brother
In Dubuque, drank carbolic acid and died
shortly after In terrible agony. No cause
is known for the act. as he was In prosper
ous circumstances. He was 21 years old.
A strange accident happened to a 12-year-
old boy, John Townsend. who lives seven
miles east ol Dows. While out In the field
he was struck by a Si-caliber rifle ball.
Inflicting a serious wound in the left side.
It Is not known who tired the shot, but It
Is supposed to have been some hunters at
some distance too far to see the effect of
the shot. The wound Is serious, but it Is
not thought that it will be fatal.
Deputy State Veterinarian W. L. Evers
has gone to Wriirht and Franklin counties
to Investigate cases of rabies reported from
that part of the state to the state veterin
arian. The points at which these cases are
supposed to exist are in the vicinity of
Dows, In riKlit county, ana Alexander,
in Franklin county, and are supposed to
have spread from the first cases reported
near Hampton and In the south part of
Franklin county. Thus far no fatalities
have resulted, but much excitement pre
vails in various communities in that part
of the state.
A law suit out of the ordinary his been
started In Justice Le harron's court at
Shenandoah. It is that of Attorney G. H.
Castle against the Western Union Tele
graph company ana Is for damages, ana
expenses for making a trip to Des Moines
in a law suit when a telegram had been
sent to Shenandoah stating that It was not
necessary to come, ine leitgrupn company
failed to deliver the message in time to
prevent the trip, hence the suit. It was
derided In favor of the plaintiff, and an
other suit of the same nature has besn
commenced by Attorney E. R. Ferguson,
who made a like trip at the same time.
Opponents Do Not Settle Differences,
However, and I-ava the
Field Enemies.
NEW YORK, June 13. A duel Is re
ported to have been fought, says a World
special from HallCax, N. S., at Savoyard,
near St. Pierre, Mlquelon.
The principals were a millionaire capi
talist and a lawyer of Martinique. The
weapons were revolvers. One shot each
wss fired. The lawyer's bullet grazed the
millionaire's head and cut his ear. The
latter's shot lodged at bis adversary's feet.
After the exchange ot shots the lawyer
proposed to bis opponent that they become
frtenda. The capitalist refused and they
pirted enemies.
Escaped t'onlets "till at Lara.
PORTLAND, crs.. June 1 J. Track ot
Tracy and Merill. ths escaped convicts,
has been lost 'ace yesterday afternoon.
Three companlsV of militia and a posgs of
citizens are sifll la pursuit with blood
Dei Moines Expect to See Two New Linsi
Enter in Near Future.
Arrest of Two Men at Elkader May
Lead to Clearlnat np the Myatery
of the Crofton Marder,
Near Ireton.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, June 13. (Special.) In
formation regarding two railroad exten
sions was made public here today. It Is
learned that the franchise for an electric
interurban line from Des Moines to Colfax,
recured by representatives of Cleveland
capitalists, is about to pass Into the con
trol of the Iowa Central railroad and that
the Iowa Central will build a line from
Newton to Colfax and on Into Des Moines.
This Is what has been expected In some
quarters, but not until today did it become
known for certain that this was the plan
of the Iowa Central. This would bring
another railroad Into Des Moines from tho,
It Is also stated that engineers of tho
Des Moines & Iowa Falls line, now being
constructed from a Junction with the Illi
nois Central at Iowa Falls to Des Moines,
have been sent out along the route from
Des Moines to Wlnterset and Greenfield
with a view to taking possession of that
territory for the new Iowa Falls road. It
Is generally understood that the Illinois
Central will operate this road when It is
ready for business. The other railroad
companies making efforts to build through
Wlnterset to Greenfield have thus far ac
complished little and It Is believed the
Iowa Falls road will get into that terri
tory, perhaps, with a view to further ex
tensions. Announcement Is made that the Burling
ton & WeBtern railway, owned by the Chi
cago, Burlington ft Qulncy, will be changed
June 15 Into a standard gauge line and
that a new line will be built from Oskaloosa
to connect with the Albia road at Tracey.
This will give the Burlington two direct
roads into Des Moines.
Bids Were All Too High.
Dr. F. M. Powell, superintendent of the
Home for Feeble-Minded at Glenwood, was
In the city today conferring with the State
Board of Control regarding contracts
which are to be let for Improvements at
the Glenwood institution. The board has
an appropriation of $10,000 to expend in
putting a slate roof on the custodial
building, where the worst patients at Glen
wood are kept, and in replasterlng the same
building. This forenoon the board opened
bids on thiB work and found that they were
all too high. The bidders. Including St.
John & Barqulst of this city, C. G. Hlpwell
of Davenport and several Council Bluffs and
Omaha contractors, were present when
the bids were opened, and an effort was
made this afternoon to secure a revision
of figures. It was thought possible that
the specifications of the board might be
scaled down somewhat to make it possible
for the contractors to get within the ap
propriation. Tea tin a- Bankruptcy Law.
Suit was begun before a referee today In
a bankruptcy case which Is of great im
portance, .to a .number of creditors. East
ern houses commenced suit some time ago
to have Frank L. Morgan, a Jobber In
jewelfy, declared a bankrupt, so that there
could be a prorating ot the assets among
the creditors. This was resisted and
efforts made to have a settlement outside
of court.' An agreement was reached to
try the case before Judge McPherson, be
ginning today, and he came here and
opened federal court for that purpose, but
afterward the case was placed in the hands
of a referee. Morgan gave a local bank a
mortgage for $18,000 and the bank claims
that this mortgage should take his prop
erty. New Corporations.
The Marengo Telephone company, with a
capital of $30,000, has been incorporated;
J. II. Branch, president; Otto Wettsteln,
The Whltebreast Mutual Telephone com
pany of Lacona has been organized, with a
capital of $10,000, by S. Exnerelder, presi
dent, and J. W. Starr, secretary.
The Apltngton Creamery company bas
been Incorporated, with 42,500 capital, by
C. G. Ross and others.
The Chlcsgo Great Western road has
made application to the State Board of
Railroad Commissioners for the condemns
tlon of additional depot grounds and yard
room at Oelwein, depot grounds at Mar
shalltown and for a double track from
Oelwein to Stanley.
Funeral of Jadare Hnbbard.
The funeral of the late N. M. Hubbard of
Cedar Rapids will take place Saturday
afternoon. A delegation will go from Des
Moines, both of railroad men and of his
army comrades.
Mar Clear I'p a Crime.
News has been received here which lndl
cate a possible clearing up of the myste
rlous killing of Samuel Crofton near Ireton
laBt August. At Elkader a negro and white
man, traveling together, have been arrested
and an effort is making to sweat from them
Information where they were when tht
Sioux county crime wss committed. Wit
nesses will go to identify them If possible.
Crofton was an aged, blind, colored
preacher, who carried much wealth on his
person. He was found dead In a cornfield
west of Ireton, probably a month after he
J had been killed by a blow on the head
1 Wllllnm D 1 J - A V 1 -
iiiisiu ncjuuius was ai irekcu lug ilia
trial caused wide difference of opinion, end
lng In acquittal. Reynolds on tho stand
said be had turned Crofton over to the
care of a negro and white man who were
traveling together and camping as they
traveled. Other witnesses confirmed this
by saying they had seen the negro and
white man In that neighborhood at ths
same time. This testimony wss thought
to bave caused Reynolds' acquittal. It Is
sad the men arrested at Elkader answer,
generally, the description of ths ones
Examination of Gaardsmen.
An examining board has been appointed
to conduct an examination ot guardsmen
for commissions on Thursday, June 19,
The new board consists of Colonel Jsmes
Rufh Lincoln of Ames, chief officer of ths
Fifty-first Iowa; Colonel John R. Prime,
Inspector general ot Iowa; Colonel C. 8
Crall, chief signal officer, and Major Wil
liam C. Mentzer of the Fifty-first Iowa.
There will be about fifteen csndldates ex
amined on June 19, including the officers
of the new Iowa signal corps located In this
Sent to Nebraakau
Humane Officer Crawford aent Vignette
Allen, recently convicted of vagrancy, back
to her former home In Nebraska City. This
woman is one ot color and has for the last
six months been a habitual visitor at the
police court, first on ons charge, then on
another, the severity of them rsnglng from
intoxication to robbery. Her little son.
boy of yesrs, was found In a resort on
the South Side and was sent to his grand
mother la Kansas City. It waa learned by
the humane officer tbst the boy had been
obliged to associate with the lowest set In
this notorious district snd that he was sent
at all times of the day and night on er
rands for the Inmates of these houees. J.
W. Ayers, an old soldier visiting In the
city at the time of the Grand Army en
campment, claimed that he had been robbed
by this womsn at her resort on the East
After G. A. n. Encampment.
It Is probable thst the next encampment
of the Grand Army of the Republic of Iowa
will be held In Oskaloosa. The members of
the council of admlnstrstlon bave been
notified that a committee has been ap
pointed In Oskalooea to arrsnge for the
encsmpment and to secure It for that city.
At the recent encampment here It was In
formally agreed that future encampments
would be held In this city, but the Oska
loosa people want the encampment and
are willing to guarantee that it will be
well cared foi.
Discharges in HanWrnptoy.
Judge Smith McTherson of the United
States court, signed discharges in volun
tary bankruptcy today to the following
named petitioners residing in the south
ern district of Iowa: Andrew J. Brlslln,
VUllsca; Andrew H. Deman, Tlsga; Wil
liam E. Grovitte Machinery company, Ed
Fuse, Council Bluffs; Edgard G. God-
den, Red Oak; F. W. Cazard, Newton; S. S.
Shields, Newton; J. C. McCaskey, Boone;
Mary A. Bruner, Bondurant; C. A. Spald,
Knoxvllle; Isaac Bruner, Bondurant; George
W. Becker, Boone county; J. E. Jackson,
Guthrie county; A. W. Jones, Knoxvllle;
John Holland. Belle Plalne; Ernest E. Har-
an, Marshalltown; Arthur S. Wlckel, Guth
rie county; Arthur S. Burmell, Marshall-
town; Perry A. Jackson, Guthrie county.
Major Waller Says When He Left
Samar Was Howling
SAN FRANCISCO, June 13. Major Wal
ler, U. S. M. C by far the most Inter
esting personage to reach here on the trans
port Warren, on which was brought the
war-scarred remnant of the Ninth infantry
into port, expressed emphatic views In
the matter of the war in the Philippines.
"You can't stop the revolution in the
Philippines unless you take the worst
measures," said Major Waller In an Inter
view. "You would hate to see your
wounded and dead mutilated. I cannot de
scribe the fearful condition in which we
found some of the bodies of the men under
my command who were murdered by lnsur
rectos. I received both verbal and written
orders . from General Jacob Smith to kill
all insurrectos who were caught armed or
who refused to surrender. It waa the only
thing that could be done, and I never
questioned General Smith's orders with one
exception. This exception I refuse to
'A fair estimate of the number of na
tives killed by the men of my command
would be 400 to 500. These were all killed
In battle with the exception of eleven car
riers, Iubui rectus at heart, who were tried
by court-martial and shot. There was only
one woman shot and she was only slightly
wounded. She happened to be In the breast
works of a tort my men were storming.
"I have fought in every country in the
world except Australia," said Major Waller,
"but Samar well, hell Is a winter resort
compared to Samar."
The major spoke huskily through a deep
cold that be contracted during the home
voyage cn the transport, but he was ob
viously sincere. His dark eyes snapped
and his nostrils twitched at the mention of
the Island that General Jacob H. Smith
had ordered him to convert into a bowling
'I left Samar a howling wilderness. They
tried to make it that for us, but we made
It a howling wilderness for them."
"Want any more of It?" was asked.
"No, I'm getting to be an old man now."
His race relaxed. "I'm in my 50s. 1 Besides,
they've surrendered, and it's all over. It's
always all over when they surrender In the
Philippines," and a sarcastic Btnlle curved
under his military moustache.
"Have you anything to say, major, re
garding your court-martial on the charge
of executing Samar natives without trial?
Or was that the charge?"
"The charge against me," he said, "was
murder. Yes, one plain word, murder.
And as for having anything to say about
the court-martial, of course I have. I ob
jected to being court-martialed; It was not
done at my pleasure. I was not consulted
in the matter; I was simply court
martialed. 'I know who caused that court-martial;
I know who brought it torward; I know
who was back of it all, and Washington
knows as much."
Supreme Court of Minnesota Decides
In Favor of Meat
ST. PAUL, June 13. There Is nothing In
the Minnesota law to prevent packers from
using preservatives on the meat offered tor
sale in the state.
This point was decided today by the su
preme court in test cases against J. r.
Rumberg and C. S. Wegenhals, begun at
Minneapolis and appealed after the two
butchers had been convicted In Hennepin
county and fined $25 each.
The court holds that the amendment to
the pure food law, passed in 1901, applied
only to milk and cream and that the uso
of borax in meats is not Illegal.
Secretary auii Treasurer Arrested.
NEW YORK. June 13. Charles Shivelcr,
who was secretary and treasurer of the
American District Telegraph company in
this city for many years, was arrested today
by direction ot District Attorney Jerome.
He was accused by the company of pecula
tions for bait a dozen years amounting from
$16,000 to $17,000. The case was referred to
the grand Jury.
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Edward Holds Special Court to Kecaire
Congratulations Upon Peace.
Speech Is Expected to Have Rood In.
flnenre in Speedily Brlnalnat
About Ur of tiood Feellnsr
in South Africa.
LONDON, June 13. Kiug Edward held a
special court at Buckingham palace today
for the receiving of addresses from the lord
mayor. Sir Joreph Dlmsdale, and the cor
poration, and from the London County
Council, congratulating his majesty on the
restoration of peace.
The king took occasion to express his
sentiments on the subject more fully than
heretofore, and the tactful recognition
which he made of the sterling qualities
of the Boers will doubtless materially aid
In the work of appeasement In South Africa.
Ills majesty, surrounded by the house
hold, received the city dignitaries In tho
throne room and, replying to the lord
mayor's sddress, he said:
I thank you in my own name and in the
queen's for your loyal and dutiful address
and tho congratulation you tender us at
the close of the war in Stmth Africa. I
heartily Join In your expression of thank
fulness to the Almighty God for the ter
mination of the struggle which, while It
entailed on my people at home and beyond
the sea so many sacrifices, borne with
admirable fortitude, has secured a result
which will give secured unity and strength
to my empire. The cordial and spontaneous
exertions in nil parts of my dominions, as
well as In your ancient and loyal city, have
done much to bring about this happy re
sult. You give fitting expression to the ad
miration unlverHlly felt for the valor and
endurance of the officers and men who
have been ergaged In fighting their coun
try's battles.
Boers a Brave People.
They have been opposed by a brave and
determined people and had to encounter
unexampled difficulties. These difficulties
were cheerfully overcome by steady and
persistent effort and those who were our
opponents will now, I rejoice to think, be
come our friends. It Is my earnest hope
that by mutunl co-operation and good will
the bitter feelings of the pnst may speedily
be replaced by ties of loyalty and friend
ship and that an era of peace and pros
perity imy be in store for South Africa.
Subsequently, in response to the address
ot the Loudon County Council, the king
spoke as follows:
I thank you foe your expressions of loy
alty toward myself and the queen. I re
joice with you at the thought that the
victory which has crowned the persever
ance and bravery of my forces will pave
the way of extensions to the regions newly
added to my empire, of that system of gov
ernment which, with God's blessing, will
bring to South Africa the prosperity that
hns In every quarter of the globe followed
its establishment. The readiness with
which my subjects throughout the empire
have borne their part In the arduous can
palKn now happily at an end cannot fall
to draw them still more closely together
In bonds of loyalty and affection, and I
conlidently believe that the good feeling
which is being displayed by those who
were so recently our opponents nugurs well
for the future of that vast country which
lias been added to the dominions of the
The civic dignitaries proceeded to and
from (lie palace in glided coaches, attired
In their full state costumes.
Will Dispose of the Wiggins Ferry
Controversy After Other Mat
ters Are Settled.
ST. LOUIS, June 13. W. S. McChesney,
Jr., general manager of the Terminal asso
ciation, was noncommittal when told of the
dispatch from New York stating that the
Wiggins ferry controversy bad been com
promised upon the basis of the Rock Island
surrendering and coming Into the Terminal
with general proprietary rights equal to
the other roads.
"I can neither deny nor affirm the re
port," be said. Neither would he deny
that the negotiations had progressed to a
point where such a settlement was assured.
M. A. Low, general counsel of the Rock
Island west of the Mississippi, stated at
the Planters hotel that the final terms of
the compromise had not been settled, but
he clearly Intimated they would likely
come to a successful conclusion upon the
basis already outlined.
"There Is no great hurry about It," said
Mr. Low. "The Rock Island has its hands
full in completing the old Colorado line to
Kansas City and In straightening out the
world's fair terminal questions." '
MARQUETTE, Neb., June 13. (Special
Telegram.) A pretty wedding occurred at
the Danish church four miles east of town
yesterday afternoon, when Miss Christine
Fedderson, daughter of Chris Fedderson, a
prominent farmer In this section, and Dr.
J. Jensen, a dentist of Cedar Falls, la.,
were married, Rev. Strandskov officiating.
The couple will make their future home at
Cedar Falls.
YORK, Neb., June 13. (Special.) John
Bartlett and Miss Lizzie Williams were
married at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
James Frlckey. After the ceremony re
freshments were served. Mr. Bartlett Is
the genial operator of the Fremont, Elk
born & Missouri Valley railroad at this
place, and the bride was stenographer and
bookkeeper for the Smith-Rogers Lumber
TYNDALL. 6. D., June 13. (Special.)
Lemuel S. McBurney and Miss Susan L.
Abbott were married on Wednesday morn
ing. The groom Is a young ranchman ot
Lyman county, and the bride a prominent
girl of the town, daughter of Thomas H.
Abbott, county auditor. They will reside
near Oacoma, 8. D.
Bicycle Hldrr Is Injured.
PROVIDENCE. R. I., June 13 -Floyd Mo.
Farland. the bicycle rider, has been In.
Jured while working out at the Coliseum,
lie is at Rhode Island hospital and will
be unable to race tor some time.
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