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THE OMAHA .DAITV: IlEEt SATUItDAi, JULY 12, woa.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA.
M ISO 11 MKSTIO.
Dsvls nails drugs, i
Btorkert sella carpets and run.
Leffert, eyesight specialist, 238 Broadway.
Dr. Stockdale, First Nat Bank building.
B. M. Sargent returned yesterday from a
business trip to Chicago.
Pictures for wrddlng presents. C. B.
Alexander & Co., 323 Broadway.
Mr. and Mrs. H. II. Van Brunt will leave
BunJay for Madison Lake, Minn.
Take home a. brick of Metsger's les
cream. Vanilla, 26c; Neopolltan, c.
Miss Pansy Morehouse has gone to Colo
rado Bprlngs on a visit to her brothers.
O. H. Wirt left yesterday for Everett,
Wash., to look after his mining Interests.
Mrs. C. 8. Iawson and son Homer left
Inst evening on a visit to relatives at Wln
Miss Uzile Hlrkry will leave today for a
irislt with relutlves and friend at Dead
wood, 8. D.
Mr. and Mrs. B. I Banford are home
from their wedding trip to several of the
larger eastern cities.
B F. Nledorp, superintendent of the
Western Weighing association, with head
suiirters at 8t. Joseph, was In the city
H. J. Rohllng of this city left last even
Ing for Cleveland, O., to attend a meeting
of the Wholesale Saddlery association of
the United States.
For rent, five-room cottage, city water in
kitchen, good out buildings, .60per month.
Call on E. F. Watts, Bee office,, or 36
North First street.
County Treasurer Arnd turned oyer to
City Treasurer True yesterday $2,3fi2, being
the municipality's proportion of the. tax
collections for June.
. The funeral of Mrs. Bruce Bteers will
be from the rfsldence, 723 MynMer street,
at 8:30 o'clock this morning. The body
Will be taken to Dunlap, la., for burial.
Miss Belle Palmer, a teacher In the public
schools of Oakland. Ia., was In the city
yesterday, on her way to Portland. Ore.,
where she will visit for the remainder of
the summer vacation.
The case against Ed Heaton, charged
With drawing a knife on Chwrles Miller dur.
Ing a quarrel In their boarding house, was
dismissed yesterday In Jumiue Bryant's
court, as Miller fulled to appear to prose
cute. Lorraine Hammel, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Hamnvl, was thrown from
her bicycle Thursday evening, striking her
head against the curbstone. She was ren
dered unconscious and sustained a severe
J. C. Blxby A Bon have furnished and
are putting In one of the largest high pres
sure steam boilers now made, at the John
fj. Woodward candy factory, which will
furnish steam for the new engines and
machinery soon to be installed.
W. H. Knepher, whose bill for repairing;
the bridge over Indian creek on North
Tenth atreet waa rejected, began suit
? gainst the city yesterday In Justice
tryant's court for the amount of his cla,lm,
tlH.60. . The bill was rejected because the
ridge, the day after Knepher completed
the repairs on It, collapsed and slid Into
Captain Mather has Issued a Cft.ll for all
members of the Dodge Light Guards to
report at the armory at 6 o'clock Sunday
morning prepared to march to the Judson
farm, northeast of tho city, whera they
will camp for the day. The Guards are
now drilling every Tuesday and Friday
nights, preparing for the annual encamp
ment, which will be held this year at
Atlantic, July 22 to 29.
I'n any soap so lis Pick's soap.
Davis tells glsaa.
School House In Dancer.
It was discovered yesterday that the re
lent heavy rains had undermined the foun
lattons of the Harrison Street schoolhouse
ind that the southeast corner of the build
ing was In Imminent danger ef falling out
the .walls at this point nave cracked and
krs bulged out, and examination by.Bupep
rlsor Brewlck yesterday ' afternoon revealed
the fact that foundations had, been washed,
iway. "It Is expected that the necessary repairs,-
which will have to be executed at
nce, will entail an expenditure of from
KOO to $1,000. "President Sargent of the
Soard of Education will call a special meet
ig of the board for today to take some ac
tion In the matter. He says there will bat no
time to advertise for bids for the work.
Father ! for Damua-es.
William Farrell of Underwood filed yes
terday In the district court. original notice
It two suits against the Chicago, Rock
(aland Paclflo Railroad company for an
Iggregate of $32,000 damages for the death
If his daughter, Almeda, who was run down
ind killed by a passenger train near Un
lerwood en May 8 last. In one action ha
)ues as administrator of the child's estate
nd asks for $20,000 damages, and In the
pecond be sues as . her father, asking for
Rise In Lnke Manawn,
Lake Manawa raised two and a half feet
testerday and was reported late last ntgbt
be still rising. "-The overflow of Mos-
tulto creek bas filled all the bottoms near
lanawa and hundreds t t acres of cornfields
pre undsr water. - The fields Just east of
fbs resort are covered with water and Third
Itreet, the bone of contention between tbe
Eotor company and property-owners at
anawa, is under water.
N. T. Plumbing Co., telephone 150.
Real Estate Transfers.
These transfers were filed yesterday In ;
be abstract, title and loan office of J.' W. '
Iqqlre, 101 Pearl street:
Sheriff to Council. Bluffs Savings '
hank, lota 1 and 6, block 1. Enbank s
lt add; lots 8, 9 and id, block 4,
Stutsman's 1st add; lot 4, block 17, -naleshura
add; lots 39 and 40, block
13. Wright's add, s. d $ 5,000
Matilda H. Baker , and husband to t
Martin- Daley, lot 17, block 7, Bay- '
U' 3d add, w. d 175
George W. Llpe and wife to I-eonnrd
Kverett, executor, lot 10, block 14, .
Mill add, w. d 250
C. D. Dlllin and wife to Thomas A. .'
Mitchell, lot 13. block 14, Neola. w. d. ' W0
Charles T. Officer and wife to Elisa
beth M. Oflicer, lot 11, block 10, Bay
Use' 1st arid, w. d - 1
fcltraheth M. Officer to Charles 'T.
Officer, lot 14, block , Jefferls' sub
dlv. w. d 1
B.' M. Raid to Walter E. Brandes,
lots 12 and 13, block I. Williams' 1st
add, Hancock, w. d 700
James ' Walling and wife to Ell H.
Patterson, se4 nwVi, except 7S4
acres. 81-76-43, w. d 1,600
Total eight transfers $ 6,627
' Owing to circumstances entirely be-
?ond our control, and upon the solid
a i Ion of our friends and patrons, ws
have concluded to continue in the
" Jewelry Business In our present loca
tion at No. 4u0 Broadway. Our recent
clearing: sale mas a great success, and
we will Immediately place in stock a
new and elegant assortment of the
latest and up-to-date goods. We will
. auto state that In addition to the com
pute new stock we intend to make
some Interesting prices. The store will
be thoroughly remodeled and an op
tical room and Jewelry manufacturing
TOMUHHUW WE OFFER
SS-IHAH BOSS CASK KL.
GIM WATCH, IB JKWELI, '
Council Bis Vs.
8uoceesor to W. C- Kstep)
PGAUL STRKICT. These 9)7.
CONFIDENCE IS MISPLACED
Georgs W. Fillman Bleeps While His Com
panion Takes Her Departure.
WATCH AND VALUABLES GO WITH HER
ro! Iceman Guesses Riant and Tskn
Woman to Station, Where Watch
and Other Valuables Are
George W. Fillman of Akron, O., for many
years a well-known traveling man In Omaha,
came to Council Bluffs several days ago for
the purpose of trying to obtain possession
of his daughter, aged 15, and his son, sged j
12, who reside with their mother, FUlman's
divorced wife, In Omaha.
Negotiations looking toward his taking
the children back with him to Ohio .were
proceeding satisfactorily, at least so be
thought, when Fillman fell by the wayside.
Thursday at his former wife's home he met
a woman who gave the name of Mrs. Ada
Hunter and claimed to be tbe wife of a
barber. This woman Ingratiated herself Into
FUlman's good graces by pretending that
with the Influence she bad over Mrs. Fill
man she could easily secure the surrender
of the two children. Fillman was so grati
fied over the prospects of his mission to
Omaha being successful that he took Mrs.
Fillman and Mrs. Hunter out to bare a
good time, which meant the consumption of
a number of drinks.
Accompanied by the Hunter woman Fill
man returned .to Council Bluffs on a late
car Thursday night and registered at the
Metropolitan hotel as George W. Adams and
wife. At the suggestion of Officer Calla
ghan, who noticed the couple, Fillman left
the greater part of his money with the
clerk before going to his room.
A short while after Officer Hayes no
ticed the woman waiting for a car at the
Northwestern tracks and suspecting some
thing wrong took her to the city Jail. In
vestigation showed that she had robbed
Fillman of his watch and chain, gold eye
glasses and whatever money he had.
When the officers went to Flllman's room
at the hotel they experienced much diffi
culty In arousing him, and It Is thought be
bad at some time during the time In Omaha
been given knockout drops. He was taken
to police headquarters, and when the
woman was confronted with him she ad
mitted taking the money and .watch from
him and returned them. She was locked up
snd yesterday morning was fined $10.60,
which she promptly paid. Fillman was al
lowed to return to his hotel.
Fillman was married in Council Bluffs by
Justice John Jay Fralney .about sixteen
years ago. His wife shontly after the birth
of their second child leftJ.ilm. She later
secured a divorce from him, he not defend
Puck's Domestic soap Is best for lauL'4ry.
Gravel roofing, A. H. Read. 541 Broadway.
NEEDS MONEY TO ENTERTAIN
Committee; on . Philippine Veterans
Rennlon Getting Ready
An effort to raise $2,500 to entertain the
reunion of the National' society, Army of
the Philippines, here in August will be
made by the citizens' committee. This was
decided upon at the meeting yesterday
morning of the executive committee, and
the city was divided into districts for the
purpose of soliciting the business men. An
active canvass will be ''begun Monday by
the finance committee,, of 'which B. H. Wal
ters Is chairman. ' .'' '
Alderman C. W. McDonald, chairman of
the committee on program, has Issued a
call for a meeting of his committee Sun
day morning at 10 o'clock at the Grand
hotel. The members of this committee
are: W. H. Town, F. R. Davis, Dell O.
Clark, Howard Culver, Thomas G. Metcalf,
J..G Wadsworth, J. P. Hess, T. R. Ru
therford, L. T. Van Slyke, W. A. Johnson
and E. G. Harkness.
Congressman Smith, chairman of the com
mittee on speakers, has Issued a call for
a meeting of his committee Monday morn
ing at 10 o'clock in tbe Grand hotel. These
are the members of bis committee: E. H.
Lougee, John Olsen. F. H. Hill, J. J. Shea,
W. B. Batrd. H. F. Pierce. H, J. Chambers
and I M. Bbubert
Plumbing and beating. Blxby & Sob.
' Keep clean. Use Punk's Mechanic's soap.
, Program of Church Dedication.
This is the complete program for the ded
icatory services of the new Trinity Metho
dist church Sunday, at which the pastor,
Rev. W. H. Cable, will be assisted by a
number of local ministers and Rev. D. K.
Tlndall of Omaha and Rev. Clyde Clay Cls
sell: 9:30 a. m. Pentecostal breakfast. Rev.
10:00 a. m Voluntary.
ymn rn. s.
The Apostle's Creed.
Prayer, Rev. James Sims.
Psalm 84, Rev. Cornelius Hover.
The Gloria Fatrl.
II Samuel vll. 1-17.
Cornet solo, Prof. A. A. Covslt.
Sermon. Kev. D. C. Franklin, D. D.
12:16 p.m. Sunday school rally.
1:00 p. m. Voluntary.
Hymn No. 248.
Prayer, Kev. E. W. Ertckson.
Kpheslans vl. 10-17, Rev. W. J. Calfee.
Vocal solo, Mrs. Pearl Colburn.
Sermon. Kev. D. K. Tlndall, D. D.
Hymn No. 3)4.
Heceptlon of probationers.
The Lord's Prayer.
Benediction, Rev. Mr. Eltelgeorge.
6:30 p. m Epworth league, address by
Rev. C. C. Clssell.
7:30 p. m. Voluntary.
Hymn No. 688.
Voi al solo, Mrs. A. A. Covalt.
Hymn No. Iu2, first four stansas. -
Sermon, Rev. Clyde Clay Clssell.
Hymn No. 319.
Puck's DcmesUo soap is best
Davis sells paint.
As one result of the killing of Railway
Mall Clerk Moyer In front of the Creston
house saloon,' on 8outh Main street. Max
Olson and Martin Mortensen, keepers of
the saloon, are defendants In two suits be
gun yesterday In the district court Emily
McClelland appears as plaintiff In both ac
tions. In one she sues to recover $800 dam
sges, alleging the unlawful sals of liquor
by tbe defendants to Roy Keller and Wll
11am Frlsby. minors. Tbs plaintiff alleges
that the defendants had frequently sold in
toxlcatlng liquor to ths two boys and espe
cially on ths night of June 18. the night
that Clark Moyer met his untimely death.
Keller and Frlsby were two of the three
young men with Moyer la the Crestoa
house saloon that fateful night. In the
other suit, an action in equity, Mrs. Mc
Clelland asks for sn Injunction restraining
Olson and Mortensen from selling liquor,
alleging they have violated the law In more
than one respect,, and especially by selling
No Democratic Primaries Held.
According to the call Issued by Chairman
Brooks for the democratic county conven
tion, the party was to have held caucuses
tonight to select delegates to the conven
tion. Up to last night no rail had been
Issued for the primaries designating the
places in the several city precincts where
the caucuses were to be held. John J.
Hughes, chairman of the city central com
mittee, said he was no longer acting In that
capacity and declined to act, while Chairman
Reed of the county committee said It was
not his place to make any call for the city
primaries, and there the matter rests.
Hector Wants Donit Reduced.
Carl Hector, the young man held to the
grand Jury for the killing of Fred Johnson
at Avoca, Wednesday afternoon, bas, through
his attorney, begun habeas corpus proceed
ings In the district court to have the
amount of his ball bond, which was placed
at $10,000, reduced. In the application It Is
contended that the amount of the ball de
manded Is excessive. Judge Wheeler will
hear the application this morning and young
Hector will be brought from Avoca to Coun
cil Bluffs for the hearing.
SERIOUS WRECK AT ANKENEY
Fifteen Injured, Three Serious, as
Result of Failure to
Close n Switch.
AMES, la., July 11. (Special Telegram.)
A passenger wreck occurred at Ankeney,
on the Northwestern, twenty miles south
of Ames, Ia. Freight No. 65, southbound,
In charge of Conductor Whltson of Eagle
Grove, ran through Ankeney and backed on
the stldetrack to clear for passenger No.
58, northbound, In charge of Conductor
Steeling of Eagle Grove, Ia., at 6:10 p. m.
The brakeman neglected to close the
switch and No. 58 crashed into No. 65,
smashing both engines. No one was killed,
but fifteen were Injured. The . worst in
jured are: ' ' '.' -'
Mrs. W. M. Rich, Ames; sister of Train
Caller Taylor, Ames; right hip and back
badly bruised, back strained, right side of
head bruised, slight evidence of internal
Injury. Her daughter, Bernlta, aged 2
years, bruised about the head and face; se
vere contusions on back of head.
Charles C. Oilman.
MARSHALLTOWN. Is., July ll.-Charles
C. Oilman of this city, who died in Chicago
last night, was one of the best known rail
way contractors In the country. He was
at one time chief engineer of the Iowa Cen
tral railway and later of the old Wisconsin,
Iowa & Nebraska railroad, now tbe Chi
cago Great Western. At the time of bis
death he was completing extensive work
for the Baltimore & Ohio. He built two
sections. of the Chlcsgo drainage canal and'
has had cnarge or tbe construction, -oi. many
lines of railway In the west during the past
Tendered Presidency of Amity.
SHENANDOAH, Ia., July 11. (Special.)
At a meeting of the board of directors
of Amity college, held the first of the week,
Rev. Smith of Burlington Junction, Mo.,
retired Presbyterian mlnlptert ,, was
elected to tho vacancy In the .president's
office, caused by tbe 'resignation of' FresU
dent Calhoun two months agd'. Rev. Smith
bas not yet decided to accept tbe' position.
- Iowa -State Ness Notes.
A petition has been prepared and Is being
circulated among Des Moines lawyers ask
ing the district court to adjourn absolutely
until tne convening or tie iau term oi
court In September. The petition has al
ready been signed by a majority of1 the
members of the Bar association and, will
be presented to the Judges.
A fancv drlvlnar horse and buggy, owned
by Harry Marble, living about two miles
north of Hampton, disappeared very mys
teriously. The rig had been hitched at the
house of R. E. McCrillls, about a mile
south from the courthouse. Upon going
for the rig It was found missing and after
inorougn searcn u is not. yei tocaiea.
Rev. Hardy A. Imham. onstor of the
Methodist Episcopal church at Brighton,
S oeen granted a vacation ior me momn
Auaust and he and his wife have- ac
cepted an Invitation from Rev. J. E. Van
Winkle of Des Moines to accompany him
on a trip to California In the private car of
Kev. Van Winkle s sister, - Miss Delia
Prinsle. Mrs. Ingham's slitter. Miss Town-
send of Monroe, will also accompany them.
They expect to start from Des Moines
Bishop Garrlgan of Sioux City Is now
conducting negotiations to secure, a com
mittee of sisters to take charge of the
school building partially' constructed at
Fort Dodge. It was found necessary to de
lay -building on account of lack of funds
after the brown stone walls had been par
tially built, but If a society of sisters takes
bold the building will probably be finished.
The bishop does not nope to nave tne insti
tution nnianea ror use next vear. nowever.
as a boarding hall and convent building'
also must be bunt, tne convent naving
burned down some time ago.
A reDort of the examination of the con
tents of the stomach of the dog which
was round dead at tne same time Mrs.
Maud Lambert of . Marshalltown . was
poisoned shows the dog died of morphine.
Mrs. Lambert, It will be remembered, was
found dead in bed about ten days ago, the
indications pointing to poison. The offi
cers have little doubt that Mrs. Lambert
and the dog died through the same agency.
State Chemist Macy or Des Moines Is now
engaged in an analysis of the contents of
the dead woman s stomach. There ia little
doubt that the woman was murdered.
Jacob Stonebarger, ' once a prominent
farmer of Johnson county, lies in the
county Jail at Iowa City, accused of for
gery. Tie Is charged with forging his
brother's name. Tne prisoner gave O. V.
Baker of Lone Tree a note for JUS in
March, 1901. The paper was signed by the
maker and seemingly oy nis brother, A. j.
Stonebarger. a leading farmer,' whose good
reputation has endured, while Jacob's has
faded In the community. The note was
made for fifteen months, wherefore dis
covery of the alleged forgery was not
made until recently, when Baker tried to
collect the money from A. J. Stonebarger,
who declared that the signature was not
his. The imitation 1b a clumsy one. Squire
X. 8. Barber sent the accused man to Jail,
pending a hearing on July 11 a bona or fexft)
Rains and cold weather have' ruined the
prospects for a big watermelon and swept
potato crop on Muscatine island, which
was expected a month ago to furnish 2, INK)
cars of melons this season. The gardeners
like plenty of rain, but they do not want It
in BUCn mcriwiva quHiiiiiivn, CBirciMiiy Bi
companled by the cold weather which came
In June. It has caused the vines to rot at
the roots and now the old-time gardener
are extremely discouraged. One of fifty
one years' experience says It la the most
hopeless outlook In all his history on the
Island. He says not a half crop can be
harvested under any conditions now.
I'sually several gardeners are using their
Irrigation plants freely by this time of the
year. Now they wlxh they could work them
the other way and take the water out of
the ground. Irish potatoes are also ex
pected to be a disappointment, as they are
becoming water soaked. Cabbage Is' the
only crop doing well, and It may be spoiled
by too rapid growth.
The assignee of the estates of 8. II. Wat
son sc Sons et ai, the. Benton County I.and,
Loan and Investment company, the Cedar
Valley Packing company, owned by them,
has filed in the district court at Vinton
his final report, which etas approved by
Judge Caswell, sitting in special sesitlon.
TfTl-ae estates, comprising the holdings of
the Watsons and others, at the time of
their aeneral assignment to ir. uaasch In
September, issm, h mounted to Jtbout t3uu.00
and waa one of the largest estates ever
distributed in tins county. At iKrst it was
thought the estates would ray lu cents on
the dollar, but when the Inventory and ap
praisement was nna claims were orrerea
and some changed hands at 5U rents, but
through the good management c.f the as
signee and his attorney the estates rmve
been kept out of expensive and terilova
litigation, an(f go pgr rrnt dividend paid uu
principal of claims, with a small one to be
made rt this time, which will be about 10
TENTS FOR TI1E MELESS
Dei Molnei Peeple, Driven from Home by
. .". Wsier, Oatnp in the Parks.
' V ssinnssnnsnj
PROBLEM OF FEEDING THEM IS SERIOUS
Dee Moines and Coon' Rivers at a
Stand and Relief is Expected
oon Inlcas More Rain
'. Fails. '
(From a Staff Correspondent)
DES MOINES, July 1L (Special.) Hun
dreds of homeless persons spent lsst night
In public parks, In tents or unhoused, or on
roofs, snd arose at daylight this morn
ing, only to find that while there bad been
a slight' rectdence In the waters of tho
Des Moines snd Coon rivers, It was so
slight as to give no Immediate relief. The
city and county officials hsve gone to
work on relief measures and are organ
ized tor taking care of the homeless people
until they 'can get back Into their bouses
The city has converted Its former small
pox hospital Into a lodging bouse for the
homeless and the 'city ball and Jail have
been' filled with cots. These can accom
modate but a small portion of those who
need shelter,' however, and tents are being
distributed at the schoolhouse yards and
It Is believed the situation in the flooded
district cannot be materially relieved for
several days and that when the water
finally reaches Its former chsnnel an epi
demic ' of malaria and typhoid will pre
vail. The water Is blsck and foul. It Is
filled with overturned houses, garbage, car
casses of dead' animals and other debris.
It spreads out over more than a mile of
territory through the lower portion of the
city, formerly oecuped by houses.
Drowned While Out In Boat.
Thomas . Crooks, a .man about 40 years
of age, was drowned this evening. He and
two women were out In a boat, which was
overturned by the current. The women
were resoued, but Crooks could not be
reached. He was well known as a saloon
keeper snd promoter of sports and had
many friends. .
The estimate, of losses varies greatly.
The additional damage done last night
brings the actual damage possible up to
$200,000, but this will cover all of the
losses. Tbe business houses have been
Idle and In the wholesale district but little
can be done for eome time.
In the neighborhood of 260 tents have
been rented by Mayor Brenton. This num
ber was augmented by the addition of fifty
belonging to the Iowa National guard,
which were offered by Governor Cummins.
The tents are placed, at the different parks
throughout the city. The Children's park
near the First street bridge la dotted with
the white canvas bouses, as is Franklin
square snd Governor square on the East
sldft. . To these tents the people are sent
' after,., thai. . have, been. fed. . Policemen are
in charge of tbe tents and they are placing
bedding in each pne as fast as it Is possible-
In- addition to- this all the schoolhouses
on the southeast, , bottom which are not
under r water have, been .appropriated by
the homeless. ,v; .
Feed 3Pebpl at Jail. ,
'ialler Sn7otVl has fed over' ISO persons
since yesterday noon. These people go to
the police ; statlpn,.- .where the. big-hearted
Jailer, takes them. In charge and adminis
ters te their physical want, so far as food
is concerned. The people, .in most cases
women sad. children, will hereafter be sent
to the supply, depot, and thence to .their
Tbe police are. well-nigh exhausted. For
over thirty-six, .hours they ..have ..been od
duty. . Yet sot . one failed to appear , this
morning when told to continue on the
Southslde., The ambulance has been on
duty for over forty-eight hours, and Driver
She this morning resembled a shadow.
One of the ambulance horses died from ex
haustion at 10 o'clock and the other Is In
a bad .condition.. '
ihe. Great Western and .Keokuk ft West
ern roundhouses are completely submerged
and neither road can cross tbe river, owing
to. washouts and destruction of bridges.
The Great Western can haul no freight,
but Is maintaining Its passenger service by
transferring passengers across tbe river
by means bf omnibuses.
At S o'clock the Raccoon and Des Moines
rivers were apparently at a standstill.
The' Des Moines - had declined but six
incbes from the highest mark during the
flood and the Raecooa had apparently de
clined even less.-
Estimate of Losses,
The following is an estimate of direct
losses In the factory district:
Des Moines Clay company $10,000
Des Moines Poultry company J.ooo
Intra Transfer comnanv 6.000
Schmitt & Henry-Manufacturing Co.. ,0)e
American Lubrloator company......... 6.000
Can- & Adams 10,OtW
Merchants' Transfer company " 3,ono
Great Western roundhouse l.OiO
Des Moines Drug company i.v
Longshore sawmill 6,or)
Globe Manufacturing and Supply 50
Keith Furtiace company 10,000
McCormlck Manufacturing company.. 15,(iu
Iowa Lumber company S.ouO
iinvkrvi Transfer company no
Des Moines iron ana linage -o u
Crystal OH company I,0n0
Paragon Refining company 2,000
Purlnton Swing company oflu
ThA tAiinerv 2ti0
Des Moines Wagon company 600
The actual damage to property Is of course
nothing compared to the damage caused by
the suspension of business. In the manu
facturing district below Elm street there Is
not a factory turning a wheel, everything
la at a standstill, rendered so by the high
water. . The packing plant Is practically tied
up by tbe Inability of the Des Molnss Union
to get Its cars to and from the plant. Super
intendent Wagner stated this morning that
the track leading to tbe packing house, the
Iowa Can factory and all tbe factories in
thst locality are under water and It Is im
possible to trsnsact business with this state
Even if the floods recede rapidly it will
be several days before business will reach
Its normal state in the manufacturing dls
trlcts. Most of the machinery is water-
soaked, necessitating repairs in almost every
department. It is understood several of the
factories In the lowlands covered by water
last night contemplate indefinite shutdown
owing to the damage done to machinery.
eto. - The manufactories not damaged by the
floods are unable to ship their goods out
owing to the water surrounding their build
ings and are therefore compelled to operate
and pile up the finished material until the
BUY RIGHT-OF-WAY AT S0MERS
Great Western; and Towaslte Company
' Make Bl Land Purchase In
FORT DODGE. Is.. July 11. (Bps
clal Telegram. ) one hundred acres
of land st Bomers hss been
bought-- by th Mason City ft Fort
Dodse Railroad company, acting for ths
Great Western and its towa sits company,
The railroad bought enough to secure a
right-of-way for the Omaha line through
the towa and the town Site company pur
chased the rest. The sum of, $25,000 was
paid for the land.
Railroad officials here deny that the
purchase Indicates that Bomers has been
settled upon as the branching off place of
the Sioux City line, which they say will
not be settled upon until after the com
pletion of the Omaha line, but the pur
chase of to much land by the town site
company Is regarded as significant.
0VERFL0WS ARE UNABATED
Streams Stretch Over Bottomlands In
Iowa, Rnlnlns; Acres of Crops
and Snrronndlns; Houses.
MISSOURI VALLEY, Ia., July 11. (Spe
cial.) All the bottom lands near here are
still covered with water and crops will be
The western part of this city Is under
water, some of the houses being entirely
surrounded, and all the cellars are full
of water. In the business district of the
city many cellars are full of water and
the loss to merchants will be considerable.
An addition In the southwest part of
town la under water and all tbe residents
have been forced to move out. Boat riding
la all the go In the west end. The water
west of here raised several Inches last
night, but It Is thought that the worst Is
ONAWA. Ia., July 11. (Special Tele
gram.) There Is no particular change in
the flood situation. The Little Sioux, Ma
ple and West Fork are still overflowing
the bottoms. Water is from one to four
feet deep and Is spreading out fast. Many
acres bf crops will be damaged considera
W. J. Benson and Frank Wlnegar, two
real estate men, while driving today near
the Sioux river, got Into deep water with
their team, which went down, and In an
effort to cut them loose the men were
nearly drowned. Both men went down
twice and had about given up hope when
they managed to catch onto a wire fence
and saved themselves. They were rescued
In a boat and brought to Onawa, consid
erably demoralized by their experience.
One horse was drowned snd the buggy
The Maple river branch of the North
western got its first train through late
this afternoon and has resumed traffic.
Will Contest Validity of Slonz City
Election Voting Floyd River
BIOUX CITT, Ia., July 11. (Special Tel
egramsThe Chicago ft Northwestern
Railroad company will contest the validity
of the special election held yesterday to
vote a 4-mlll tax for straightening the
channel of tbe Floyd' river, on the ground
that only one of the essential propositions
was submitted to the people when there
should have been two.
Tbe code requires the submission of tho
two propositions, shall tbe Improvement be
made and shall a special tax be levied. The
city submitted only the latter proposition
because tbe former was carried at a spe
cial election In 1899.
The ' Northwestern recently constructed
a steel bridge over the portion of the river
channel proposed to be abandoned at a
cost of about $40,000 and would hsve to
build a similar bridge over the new
HELD FOR THE GRAND JURY
Iowa Woman Accused of Murdering
i Ased Husband with
DES MOINES. Ia.. July 11. Mrs. Frank
Lavelleur of Newton was this morning
bound over to the grand Jury by Justice
Alfree on a charge of murdering ber aged
. The., alleged crime occurred six months
ago,, the victim having been brained with
an ax, his body covered with oil and
burned. The defendant has been released
DEATH IN THE BOONE RIVER
Tonus; Man Dives In Swollen Waters
Hear Webster City Never
.' to - Rise Alive.
WEBSTER CITY. Ia!. Julv 11. fSn.M.i
Telegram.) David Defrance, son of Mr.
snd Mrs. C. J. Defrance, was drowned In
the Boone river, six miles south of this city.
last night. He was swlmmtnc in the
swollen waters. He dived from a huh
bank and never came up.
A large searching nartv is ilrmln an
dynamiting the river in an effort to locate
- Tn ' Vou ' want a Aiinri
digestion, strong, healthy kidneys, regu
larltr In the hovolif TV tvin i.t.
Bitters. It has tbe medical properties
inai win proauce inis result.
LAST DAY WITH EDUCATORS
Meeting of . National Association ts
Brought to a Close with
MINNEAPOLIS, July 11. This wss the
last day of the National Educational asso
ciation meetings here and the morning
was devoted to a general session In the
Exposition auditorium. Tbe first speaker
was William T. Harris, United States com
missioner of education, Washington, D. C,
whose 1 tople was, , "How . ths School
Strengthens the Individuality of the Pupil."
Charles Pa j eon Gurley Scott, etymolog
ical editor of the Century Dictionary,
spoke on "Tbe Simplification of English
Spelling a Present Duty."
Thomas Clarkson Trusblood, professor of
oratory. University of Michigan, Ann Ar
bor, spoke on "Tbe Educational Value of
Training In Spoken English."
The afternoon was devoted to the meet
ings of tbe various departments, most of
which wound up their sessions by electing
In the department of higher education
Prof. J. Irving Mannatta discussed tbe fu
ture of Greek In American schools, and
William Bayard Craig, chancellor of Drake
university, Des Moines, la., read a paper
on "Education In the Appreciation of Art."
In the business education department B.
H. Meyer, professor of Institutes of com
merce. University of Wisconsin, discussed
the preparation of teachers for commer
cial school work.
There were two papers in tbe library de
partment, one on "What the School Prop
erty Demands of the Library," by J. M.
Greenwood, superintendent, Kansas City,
Mo., and one on "School Libraries In Rural
Districts," by Agnes Robertson, superin
tendent, Cherokee, la.
In tbe child study department Dr. R. O.
Bird, Minneapolis, discussed the physiology
of tbe nervous system as applied to edu
cation. The department of school administration
listened to the report of the committee on
school house legislation and a paper on
"Tbe Real Functions of the School Board,"
by Dr. F. H. Little, president of tbe school
board, Muscatine, Ia. .
The same must appear on every bos et
the genuine Laxative Bromo-Qulnlos Tab
lets, the remedy that cures a cold la one
aa. 15 beats.
FIX1TG DAMAGES TO STATE
Executive Council to Yitit Glenwotd and
Inspsct Ground Wanted by Railroad.
INCREASE IN INSANE IN THE STATE
Dr. Reardshear ef Ames College
Seriously 111 from Kervous Trosl
trntloa and Needs Long
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DE3 MOINES, July 11. (Special.) The
members of the state executive council
will go to Glenwood Saturday morning to
take a look at tbe property of the state
In connection with the Institution for
Feeble-Mlnded and fix upon the sum of
damages to be paid by the Burlington for
the proposed right-of-way through the
state property. Inasmuch as the survey
Involves a deep cut through the best part
of the ground of the Institution it will be
necessary to go and see the site to de
termine the damage. It Is probable that
President Cownie of the Board of Control
will accompany the members of the execu
tive council and represent the Interests
of the state. There was a rumor that the
people of Glenwood had agreed to pay the
damages for the new route, but this Is
denied, by ths representatives of the city
and by the engineers of the company.
The Burlington is ss desirous of keeping
In Glenwood as the people of Glenwood are
to keep tbe road.
Increase of the Insane.
Tbe records of the hospitals of the state
show that the number of Insane In Iowa
is Increasing at the rate of about 125
a year. The Board of Control finds that
on June 30 last there were In the stste. In
custody, 4,526 Insane persons, of which
950 were In county Institutions, 424 In pri
vate Institutions and 3.152 In state hos
pitals. The total June 30, 1901, was 4,390;
June 30, 1900. waa 4,294, and June 30, 1899,
was 4,149. The Increase of the number of
Insane In tbe state Is steady. snd necessi
tates a constant Increase In the facilities
for handling them and caring for them.
Candidate to Be Nnmed.
Chairman Spence of the republican state
committee has issued a supplemental call
for the state convention, calling attention
to .the fact that It will be necessary to
nominate two Judges of the supreme court
Instead of one, the extra one being to
succeed Judge Waterman, resigned. Prac
tically all the delegates to the state con
vention have been named and this an
nouncement will make no change in the
Major S. H. M. Byers, who was Injured
by being thrown from his horse. Is not In
a serious condition from his Injuries and
will, soon recover. He waa dragged some
distance by bis horse.
Preparing for Another Camp.
The adjutant general's force Is busy pre
paring for the encampment of the Forty
ninth regiment, Iowa National guard, at
Cedar Falls, next week. The tents and
equipment will be sent up tomorrow and
preparations be made at once. Tbe equip
ment received hard usage at Fonda, where
It was necessary for the camp to break
up before the week . waa ' half done, but
another effort at holding a good encamp
ment will be made next week.
Dr. Henry Sabln returned this morning
from Minneapolis and was able to give an
entirely accurate account of President W.
M. Beardahear's Illness. Dr. Beardshear
was taken to a hospital and with tbe ex
ception , of Secretary. James Wilson, an in
timate' friend, no one was admitted to bis
room. Secretary Wilson found him suffer
ing from nervous prostration, complicated
with some bronchial affection. He says
that nothing but complete rest will restore
him snd It will take time. His friends
hope that the trustees of the college will
give him six months' or a year's leave of
absence with full salary, that he may In
dulge In tbe needed rest.
Tbe secretary of. state today filed arti
cles of Incorporation of the Wintered
Savings bank; capital, $25,000; A. B.
Shriver, president; F. D. Campbell, cashier. ;
The Klron Telephone company of Craw
ford county filed articles; capital, $2,000;
by Edward Eckman and others. j
The Welden, Laoelle and Osceola Tele-
phone company of Osceola Incorporated,
capital, $900; . J. C Pierce, president; Fv,
A. Harless, secretary.
HEAVY RAINSTORM AT DUNLAP
Fears Untertnlned of Further Dnmagc
to Crops and Railroad
DUNLAP, Ia., July 11. (Special Tele
gram.) Rain commenced falling aaln here
this evening and It Is now falling rapidly,
with every Indication of continuing. With
the streams already out of their banks and
the ground thoroughly soaked there la every
reason to believe that a great amount of
damage will be done. The railroads have
been able to make only temporary repairs
to their roadbeds and traffic is likely to be
Heavy Failure In Purls.- -
PARIS, July. 11. The Tribune of Com
merce today declared the Calsse Generals
des Families to be insolvent. Tbe liabili
ties are said to be 40,000,000 francs.
dark was a favor
ite with duelists.
Two men were
locked in a dark
room and crawled
corner to cornet,
until some false
step tnade one of
them the target
for bullet or
Life is a duel
In the dark with
disease. One false step, one mistake,
and the attack comes swift and sudden.
The mistake which commonly opens the
way for an attack by disease ia neglect
of the symptoms of stomach trouble.
When eating is followed by undue full
Bess, belchings, sour or bitter riaings,
etc.. disease is attacking the stomach.
The best way to frustrate such an at
tack is to use Dr. Pierce's Golden Med
ical Discovery. It cures diseases of the
stomach and other organs of digestion
and nutrition, and makes the body
strong and healthy.
' I wu suffering very much with my bead asd
stomach writf Mr. W. C. Gill, of W.ldon
Bhelby Co., Ala., "head wss so dtuy when I
would raiae p in bed would tall right back.
Could cat but very tittle, in fact scarcely say
thing, there scened te b s heavy weight is my
stomach ss I could sot rest; I bad to belch very
often aud would vomit up nearly everything I
ate. I wu in a bad condition. I took four bot
tles of Dr. rierce's Golden Medical Discovery
and five of bis ' Favorite Prescription ' snd am
now well and hearty. I fenl like a new woman
and give Dr. Fierce medicines credit tor it alL
I h3 takes medicine from pbystdana without
soy benefit ss I could am.
Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical
Adviser is sent frre on receipt of stamps
to pay expense of mailing only, fl &end
31 one-cent stamps for the paper covered
book, or 31 stamps for the cloth-bound.
Address Dr.JL V. Pierce, BuSalo, U. V.
A YERMONT , LADY'S
Desperate Fight for Life.
Mrs. Nathan Heal say:
Sarcd Ms From the Instne Hospt
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