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Iowa Citizen, The (Newspaper) - December 25, 1891, Iowa City, Iowa NUMBER IOWA DECEMBER 25. 1891. FIKST you mi We of if you try and find for the money a better line of OVERCOATS Than we are offering for Fall and is just as much difference in the makes of Overcoats as there is in the weather We make a specialty Adler Bros. Fine Tailor-Made is unequaled for perfect style and IN ALL Dr. Hygienic the greatest thing of ihe age for We are the only Clothing House in the city that are showing a complete line of 1891 Coast 4 DOORS SOUTH OF POST SENATOR PLUMB The Kansas Statesman Suddenly Expires iu Apoplexy Was the of His Wife Brief of able Dec. ton B. of dead He was stricken with apoplexy at an early hour yesterday and after lingering some hours in condition died a few minutes before The news of his death spread rapidly through the and was a great shock to the it was hardly credited by his regarded as a The matter of breaking the sad news to Mrs. who is in feeble was a delicate and was done through a telegram to Maj. president of the Emporia national bank at where Mrs Plumb now is. In a political sense Senator Plumb's death is a great loss to his In a public sense it is equally great to the for he was a legislator of tried experience and of great He was chairman of the public lands was nest to Chairman son on the appropriations and held other influential places noon just as church services were about news of the death of Senator Plumb reached this Mrs. the of the who has been an invalid for several was at the First at which she is a regular at- tendant when her health The news was not broken to her until she had arrived at her when Mrs. Maj. Calvin accompanied by Mrs. T. E. both lifelong friends of Mrs. and the former the wife of the business partner of the waited upon her and in the gentlest ner possible conveyed the terrible in- to At first she seemed like one stricken to the death and for a time her life was despaired owing to her feeble state of rallied and is now bearing up under her crushing grief with a tude wonderful to was bom in Delaware October 13, 1837, so that lie was m his year at the time of his death He was not a college but left the common schools tor tie printer's in pursuance of his cation us a journeyman printer in 1858, in the bloody days of the history of the territory of he walked into Ui at territory He plunged at once into thick of tiie political strife which then was waging over the slavery He at once went to the front and soon became a member of the Constitutional congress of 1859 He was admitted to the bar In 1861, when the place of his adoption became a state of the served in the Mature in 1863, was chairman of the judiciary and subsequently reported tile When the war broke out he entered the army as second lieutenant in tbe Eleventh Kansas infantry and served successively as major and tenant colonel of the and was commissioned a colonel of the regiment in 1863. After the war Mr. re- turning to was elected a member of the Kansas house ol and in 1876 was chosen United States senator to ceed James M took bis seat in 1877 and has represented his state as a senator ever since His term of office would have expired March Dec. the house of the executive and judicial de- i part men ts of the ihe oi foreign powers and his many friends among the Washington public have paid their last tribute of affection and respect to the memory of Senator Preston B. Funeral services over his remains were held in the senate chamber The presence of President Harrison and the members of his of the diplomatic corps and of the house of representatives in a body lent additional impressiveness to the At the conclusion the casket was re- moved to the Pennsylvania railroad depot and placed on a train for Em- Kan Death of the of Dec. 23. The duke of died Monday evening at his Holkar aged 83. By his death the marquis of Bartington succeeds to the thus leaving a vacancy in the house of commons for the northeast division of The duke of Devonshire was one of the most wealthy of the nobility of his income having been estimated at a Killed In a Dec. 22. News has been received here from Fremont county that two William Hopkins and Jack fought a duel over the ownership of some horses a days The first shot exchanged was but on the second fire Hopkins was instantly Hill caped into the Big Horn Howl Dec. Tremont hotel has been gutted by The 6hree upper floors are destroyed and the two lower floors were mined by The fire was discovered shortly before but everybody was safely Loss upwards of 000. Insurance at this hour The fire is now under control of Peace Justice oi the Peace of Iowa was sentenced in the United States court to one year in the house of correction at Milwaukee and to pay fine for being an accessory in a of Col E. ft. CoL It. S. one of the best-known men in died at his home at 5 o'clock of Col. Stander was vice president of the Horse association for several Failed for a Dec. 28. bank of at this has with liabilities of Cold Weather In Dec. weather on the continent is extremely eral persons have been frozen to death in the French The indicates several degrees of It is reported that a drunken man has been frozen to death in the streets of Biff Fira in Dec. cake department of the Union mills was almost entirely destroyed at an early The loss is estimated at The amount of insurance is The fire is now under con- It was caused by spontaneous THE A Shipload of Flour Soon to Sent to of the gal my Raik and Senator 1'uddock Pitta to Kill Two with One Dec. famine in breadstuffs in Russia has attracted the attention of the United States as it has that of every Secretary Rusk has given it considerable and he and Senator Paddock have hit upon a good idea by which they pose to do a humanitarian and at the same time prove to the Russian that American corn is a class food This government has been trying for twenty years to introduce corn abroad as without great Under the present condition of affairs Secretary Busk and Senator Paddock believe Bussia will gladly receive the They propose that the farmers of Nebraska and other western states shall contribute to a huge train load of corn that shall be sent as a It can be carried across the try free and probably transported across the ocean in the same By this method several hundred tons of corn will be sent to Russia and an excellent opportunity of introducing It taken advantage Senator Paddock will take immediate steps to put the idea into Dec. mills of N. contributed pounds of flour to the western Miller's cargo for the peasants of The total amount sub- scribed to this fund by the millers of the United States up to this time exceeds 0., Dec. Russian charge d'affaires at Washington hue written a letter in answer to the query of John H. of this in which he says that any aid for the famine districts of Russia will be fully LYNCHED THREE A Hob Takes Summary on at Dec. A triple lynching occurred in tho DeWitt ty jail Monday the victims being a man named his law named Gregory and a Mose The it had been arrested lor attempting to assassinate the divorced wife of Smith and made a confession ing the ex and his They were arrested with the were confined in the jail at Monday morning a mob of masked men seized tbe made him deliver up the after which they went to the cells of the prisoners and riddled them with Smith was game and tried to save the lives of hts companions by de- claring that he alone was responsible for the but the mob would not heed him and killed all three FIVE THOUSAND The GRIP Big Ite Death at Dec. There are cases of grip in this city and sub- The ia fatal beyond all
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