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Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel (Newspaper) - February 10, 1891, Lemars, Iowa VOL. FEBRUARY 10, 8HJM1- WEEKLY Trans- Mississippi Commercial Congress at AND JEFFERSON ECONOMIC QUESTIONS IN The Sense of the Gathering Shown in the Resolutions The Irrigation Conference at and the Needs of Western Feb. 9. The report of the committee on resolutions of the inter- state congress provides that the congress shall be styled the trans- Mississippi Commercial and states that the sole purpose of the and that to be called shall be the consideration of economic questions It urges upon congress to provide by adequate appropriations for the completion of the work on the deep water harbor at Galveston as speedily as possible without favors free and unlimited coinage of favors the immediate opening of Indian reservations in Oklahoma and to the end that the vast areas of land now appropriated to no useful purpose may be added to the productive sections of the The action of the government as to reciprocity with Brazil meets the enthusiastic approval of the and it is hoped the movement will be extended until it embraces the whole of South and Central America and The report favors the granting of national charters to corporations running American vessels in foreign and declares that the basis of representation for future sessions of this congress shall Thirty at- large from each state and to be appointed by the county one delegate from each city and one additional delegate for each 10,000 or fraction in excess of 10,000 of the to be appointed by the ten delegates from each board chamber of or other commercial to be selected by such bodies as they may that all railroad com parties operating west of the Mississippi river shall be entitled to two delegates and that they may be earnestly urged to be to the end that a just understanding may be reached between the people and the great transportation lines of the west and that the boards of chambers of and commercial represented in this shall be entitled to thirty and that all other organizations of a progressive or commercial character here represented shall be entitled to ten whether the delegations be fully represented or that the permanent organization effected at this session be continued the next meeting of this congress and that the permanent officers of this congress shall act as temporary officers of the that we recommend the appointment of D. C. Imboden of Ryerson Ritchie of Kansas H. L. Pierce of E. 0. Flood of and the secretary of this convention as a committee to formulate and present at our next convention statistics relating to the commerce of the west and The committee was unanimous on all the foregoing resolutions except the one relating to and upon that a minority report was presented but was Maj. E. W. Crane of then moved to amend the resolution relating to the free coinage of silver by adding the words The product of the mines of the United After a short discussion it was adopted and the convention adjourned to meet in on May 19, 1891. IRRIGATION The General Denies the Allegations Made by Feb. 9. In the memoirs of Jefferson recently published by his many pages are devoted to a description of the Tortures of Fortress of which district Gen. now at the division of the was in command at the time Davis was imprisoned Mrs. Davis charges Gen. Miles with cruelty to the ex- presiden of the He is charged with shackling Davis by brutal keeping him in a infested withholding his clothes and linen and making souvenirs out of his even his when he had it Gen. Miles was interviewed in regard to the He said he did not mind the Of he Mrs. Davis feels bitter as she probably does towards many more northern While caring nothing at all for anything she may say or I would call your attention to the fact that Jefferson Davis managed to survive my cruel treatment and lived twenty years finally dying of old That would hardly have been the I if he had been subjected to such horrible There is not a particle of truth in the statements made by his Ths fact is that Jeff Davis never was in better trim than when he was How Justice Is Meted Out to Delaware A. SENSATIONAL IOWA ELOPEMENT WORKERS A Fatal Prize Fight at Clever Work of a A Desperate Fight with Burglars Big Reward for Many Able Speakers Discuss the Subject at Sidney Resolutions Feb. 9. W. P. Miles called the irrigation convention to order at 2 Mark M. was chosen chairman and Joseph and L. B. Carey Chairman briefly stated the object of the Speeches were made by E. Smythe of Judge Maj. W. E. Hon. Henry S. B. H. Albert Joseph reviewing the subject in all its The following resolutions were We are thoroughly convinced that the western half of Nebraska requires irrigation to assist its and superb climate in producing successful therefore be it by this representing the most remote western that it hereby urges the legislature to speedily enact comprehensive irrigation laws of a similar character to those of Wyoming and Colorado and providing for the appointment of an expert state engineer and the division of the state into water It is further That we reiterate our faith in the grand future of this state and that we cordially invite the operation of both foreign and domestic capital in its It is further That we urge the legislature to memorialize congress in favor of the providing for the donation of the public lands to the several It is further That we memorialize the legislature to make an appropriation to assist in the beginning of irrigation The convention elected as its representatives to draft irrigation laws for presentation to the Messrs. Bayner and Minnesota Democrats and the Alliance to Join ST. Feb. 9. It is stated that the simultaneous presence here of the Democratic state organization committee of five and the executive committee of the State Alliance is for no less a purpose than the complete fusion of the two with Ignatius the Shakespearian for Thomas Wilson for United States senator to succeed Cushman K. and in case the Alliance nominates a national ticket a division of the electors on the basis of four to the Alliance and five to the The argument used is that the parties are agreed on e tariff and at least in vue and can win by fusion where they would fail utterly in fighting single The vote in the state in November 87,000; 85,000, and 58,000, giving a fusion - majority of over 60,000. i Dying from - Feb. 9. Alice - a girl of about 10 has beeir hiccoughing for six Five Hundred Quit Work and the Illinois Steel Company's Fires Are sB Feb. 9. Five hundred employed at the Illinois Steel company's works at South Chicago have r. nd work at that the greatest of its kind in the is practically at a The men asked an increase of 10 per on company replied by offering to increase the helping force 1 per and wages at the same This was Superintendent Foote told the men he would blow out the furnaces in twentyfour hours unless they accepted his He discharged a part of the employes of one The superintendent then threatened that no one who quit should again work for the but they aL. quit work on time and left the furnaces in good The forty switchmen were laid as there for The engineers and firemen followed and the great works are Want a Ship WALLA Feb. 9. The Columbia and Snake Biver Auxiliary Waterway consisting of delegates from Oregon and has adopted resolutions expressing belief that a ship as recommended by the Oregon delegation in is the most satisfactory and expeditious plan for a permanent improvement of the dalles of the Columbia The memorial to the legislatures of Oregon and Idaho sets forth that financial distress prevails in the territory drained by the on account of inability of the railroad companies tc move the grain crop at the proper and as a temporary relief urges the construction of a portage y around the cascades and in order that river may be made navigable to the inland A World's Fair Feb. 9. Director General Davis has received a number of letters urging the appointment of D. B. W. Raymond of New as chief of the department of mines and Dr. Baymond is at present secretary of the American Institute of Mining of which society he has twice been He is now in Europe and is unaware of the use of his name in this Gold in North N. Feb. 9. John of Wheatfield has been drilling a well for Mrs. of the Aultman Mill on her big farm in the town of one mile from After having passed his drill through material he struck a vein that has been decided upon by local experts as a rich vein of Everybody is Beal estate is changing hands freely in the Feb. 9. The majesty of Delaware justice was sustained in the ram at Eleven men svere whipped by the Two men in the pillory for an one an Did haired man who had pleaded guilty to a petty and the other i negro who had been convicted of burglary and After the men been pilloried fifteen minutes they were dripping wet and chilled to the The suffered much and kept shifting their weights from one leg to the Streams of water ran from their heads hands and and the old man's hands were blue with When taken from the pillory the men were numb and they could scarcely move their hands and The was then hastened to the post and twenty were laid across his bare They caused him much the flesh being Then ' came the other ten each in turn receiving rive lashes from Sheriff The total value of goods stolen by these ten as set forth in the was $ 56. Each of the victims will now undergo an imprisonment of one or two The cost of supporting and trying these with a half dozen other cases of the same in which the penalty of the lash was not will not fall short of 1,000. Three judges sat on the bench to hear these which were looked after by the attorney the clerk of the petit and grand the sheriff and several other county The grand in its suggested that some steps be taken by the legislature to provide a means of disposing of such petty cases outside CORED BY THE A Consumptive Restored by Dr. Spurious Causes ST. Feb. 9. A. who entered the Missouri hospital Jan. 21 a leaves All the known tests fail to reveal the slightest trace of consumption or tuberculosis of the so far as medical experts able to Koch's lymph has performed the wonderful was a consumptive for more than a i Spurious KANSAS Feb. 9. Was John B. Ells That is the question which Coroner Langsdale and an able corps of assistants endeavored to decide at a mortem examination of the body at Stine's Ells died at the city hospital from the effects of. an injection of what was said be Dr. Koch's There is a great deal pf interest taken in the case among the members of the medical There is a great deal of doubt as to the genuineness of the fluid The deceased wife is loud in her of Dr. who administered the and says that she and her family were ignorant of the The coroner is very skeptical on the subject of Dr. Koch's treatment and he learned of death he a thorough investigation and a postmortem examination should be Long Sessions of the Are in Senate A UP OF Representative Camion and the The ladies to Honor the Memory of the Late Gen. Congressman Phelan's TRADE T ' WITS US We're after That Man! About one in ten doesn't know that the other nine of his fellow mortals have come the conclusion thut it's Santa Bio Grande SALT LAKE Feb. 9. A rumor is current in railroad circles here that a deal is on foot which will result in the absorption of the Rio Grande Western by the Santa Fe Presidents Manville and of the respective have both been here during the last few days and made trips of inspection of the western and surf ace indications seem to give plausibility to the report that a consolidation is being Having purchased the Colorado with a terminus at Grand the acquirement of the Western would give the Santa Fe increased advantages in obtaining coast business and doubtless accelerate an extension to San Francisco from Salt Lake via the Yosemite of the county Big Reward for SANTA N. Feb. 9. The governor sent out announcements to all parts of the southwest setting forth that the territory would pay 5,000 for the arrest of each of the parties implicated in the attempt to assassinate Senator be the number few or The total amount at the disposal of the governor for ferreting out this villainy is $ 40,000, $ 10,000 of was appropriated especially for the purpose of employing the best detectives in the land hold of the Senator who received the shot intended for 16fy. is improving ad will again his seat in the legislative in a few A Sensational Feb. 9. An auctioneer named Burton became infatuated with Mrs. Charles E. the wife of a leading Friday Burton found himself without but this was not a damper on his He went to a barn belonging to W. H. whose family was ' and secured Smith's Burton and Mrs. Ray then left driving to a station ten miles where they took a A warrant was issued for Burton's charging him with horse but so far he has not been Election Feb. 9. E. R. A. H. Nelson and W. S. leaders - in the which has formed a coalition with the Mormons to defeat the straight Liberal were arrested and placed under bonds to answer to the grand jury for an attempt at They offered $ 500, part of which was paid to negro ward workers for 100 votes which they ' The negroes were also arrested and are under Work Resumed at Feb. 9. The water is being slowly raised from the flooded No. 1, of J. C. Hayden & at The past four hours has shown a gain of about five feet in the The men employed in the other portions of the mine resumed work day and the usual daily shipments of coal will be A Feb. 9. A terrible steamboat disaster is reported from The steamer which sailed from to St. loaded with off the Scilly islands on Thursday morning and sank almost The captain and ten seamen were Eight of the crew succeeded in getting on life belts and getting a life The and for seven the eight men clung to the overturned They were then rescued by boats from the line ship and conveyed in a steamer to Tlie Excitement at Feb. 9. The excitement caused by the recent electorial by which the Republican according to the unfairly defeated by the Conservative has not The troops of the garrison are confined to their and preparations are being made to send strong reinforcements to this city should the state of affairs call for an additional display of Communication Shut Off. Feb. 8. The insurgents have taken possession of the telegraph lines in the vicinity of Pristina and b. ave cut off The representatives of foreign powers at Pristina are unable to convey the intelligence of their position to the respective The strike of the shoemakers of thin city has N. Feb. 9. A violent snow storm set in about 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon and continued without abatement until The snow was wet and soon loaded trees and wires to such an extent that the telegraph and wires began going down in all Swindled by a TERRE Ind. Feb. 9. A clever forger has swindled a dozen business houses out of about $ 600 He sent a boy in the evening with a check made payable to Postmaster Grener and indorsed by with a note signed by all asking the firm to cash as the postoffice had - been drained of cash by paying money checks were cashed last Saturday but as yet there is no trace of the boy or A Desperate with Feb. 9. A desperate fight on Price's hill Sunday morning between a couple of policemen and two burglars named George Duncan and L. R. The officers went to a house on the Mount Hope road to arrest the when latter opened which was returned by the Anderson was but not seriously A f hand struggle ensued and the burglars were secured and locked Charged with Poisoning Her Feb. 9. The Kane county grand who have just completed their found indictments against William B. Seibert and Mrs. Edward Kelehner for the murder of Edward Seibert's indictment was but the indictment and subsequent arrest of Mrs. Kelchner have created considerable Last fall Mr. Kelchner was taken suddenly sick after eating the of his dinner pail and a day or two after Fatal Ending of a Prize Feb. 9. John a local engaged in a contest with William Doyle at a variety In the seventh round Doyle knocked out Shaffer by a on the Shaffer never regained consciousness and Doyle has thus far eluded The proprietors of the theatre have been Woman's Council at NEW Feb. 9. Miss Francis E. Willard sends out the following statement as to the basis of the Woman's National Temperance which meets in Washington Feb. 22- 25,1891: The women of the sincerely believing that the best good of their homes and nation will be advanced by greater unity of sympathy of and that an organized movement of women will best conserve the highest good of the family and the have banded themselves together in a federation of workers committed to the overthrow of all forms of ignorance and and to the of the Golden Rule tc custom and Death of a Prominent Railway Feb. 9. J. N. Me first vice president of the Pennsylvania died morning at his residence on Irwin ave Alleghany Mr. had been confined to his residence foi two months past by a general failure ol the digestive complicated by a spinal Mr. McCullough was born in Yellow in 1821. At the time of his death he was first vice president of the Pennsylvania company's external system of railways Pittsburg and president of the Cleveland and Pittsburg having held the latter position for thirty Together in a Feb. 9. A few miles west of here the engine of a freight train broke down and a brakeman was sent back to flag the St. Louis Owing to the fog the engineer of the passenger train failed to see the signal in time to stop and his train crashed into the caboose of the freight and threw two or three cars from the Fire from an overturned stove set fire to the caboose and an oil were Only Three Houses Feb. 9. The town of Fulton was swept from the face of the earth by Only three houses are standing in the The town was small and there was no means of fighting the Ellisville was the oldest town in Fulton county and was surrounded with historical Feb. 9. Under the order adopted Saturday the senate will bigin day to meet at 11 o'clock in the morning and continue in with the exception of two until late at The long sittings will give an opportunity for disposing of a amount of Senator under authority of notice given will early in the week move to reconsider the by which the government was recommitted to the labor - According to the program adopted ' by the Republican caucus Friday the copyright is next in the order of and it will be disposed of early in the The naval appropriation and the District of Columbia appropriation will be passed and the diplomatic and consular appropriations will be reported from committee and placed on the calendar ready for action on it. It is probable that the Indian depredations claims and the Nicaragua canal will be acted on in the and Senator Paddock believes that he can secure action on the pure food before the end of the The time of the house during the week will be devoted chiefly to the consideration of the Indian and postoffice appropriation A TESTIMONIAL TO est to trade Ht King's Palace Book We're after That Man About one man in ten don't know that his neighbors are saving money on every deal in writing paper and pencils because they trade at King's Palace Book We're after That Man About one man in ten can't be expected to know that we are headquarters for wall because he has not entered our We're after That Man With a big stock of baby sporting daily With fail With low prices on the Are you the 10th Special Club Subscription We're After ' LE We have a Fine Line - A Large Assortment of- ODD Everything to make a complete outfit for aud Embalming a We have a fall line of JN br and HEATING STOVES at Prices Cheaper than and our Stock is - SPRING HOYT & Proprietors of A. C. Under LE MARS NAT'L Real Estate and Chattel Loans completed without Agent for the most reliable Fire and Tornado Insurance Also agent for the Travelers Life & Accident Insurance Company Conn. - also have for sale on very easy terms a number of Choice and residences both in LeMars and Give Me a Call and be 95* tf English Capitalists Have an Feb. 9. A syndicate of English capitalists have been given an option on the plant of the Stover Manufacturing manufacturers of barbed wire machines and hardware The option is for four The to be paid for the not including the is $ 350,000. and no her any ya 8 * 64 toca A skeleton directions and large and shade trees were - ' numbers of fruit broken down and An American Syndicate r Feb. 9. The American and Shuttle Want Campbell to Run Feb. 9. An important conference of Democratic leaders in Ohio was held at at which Governor Campbell was There were a number of politicians on hand from different sections of the state to discuss prospects for the fall and ' consider the of Campbell himself as a candidate for re- Jt happened that nearly w. ere the the and he should make face again this ' year ' despite the bitter The rural Five Stores 9, In the central part of ten miles south of Wolf ' s dry goods harness and dry goods Bromley's bakery and a millinery store were Loss estimated at $ 30,000, with insurance to two- thirds the A Double at Feb. 9. Mrs. Mary died at Smithton as the result of a pistol wound inflicted last Tuesday by her jealous in- who after and beating fired a ball into his own mouth and instantly ended his miserable Fifty Strikers Feb. Fifty miners on strike at the Cumberland mine in the Castle went in a body and endeavored to drive away all the men at work Superintendent Lewis and the foreman stood the strikers off until officers when fifty men were Wanted the N. Feb. 9. The wire leading into the grand stand of the South Jersey Jockey club was tapped at an old house on the premises of John - a saloon about a quarter of a mile from the The entire outfit was ' by the The saloon John was - - His Efforts on Behalf of Woman's Advancement 3Tind Feb. 9. The Spinner Memorial at their meeting after discussed for a while the form which the memorial shall whether a hospital or a There was great diversity of opinion ex- pressed at the but finally without conclusion it was decided to go ahead and raise a fund first and in the meantime gather from contributors their views as to the suitable form for the As a result of the following announcement is given out by Mrs. Elizabeth C. president of the The Gen. Spinner Memorial association sends greeting to all women of the United States and would being desirous of honoring the memory of Gen. Francis E. who by his action in introducing women into various grades of government service paved the way for their continued not only in the government but in many other places of thereby enabling each one such employed to rear carefully the children who should become the citizens of t the the daughter to protect the or dependent the friend to care for the helpless who would otherwise be left and all to share in some at through departments of science and literature as well as in the practical duties of the benefits secured in woman's we have determined through some public testimonial to exhibit to the world our appreciation of Gen. Spinner's advanced and our gratitude for its important and reaching The form which this memorial shall assume is at present a subject of serious but the women of the United States may feel assured that in some appropriate manner it will represent the grand idea therein sought to be Congressman Feb. 9, The remains of Congressman Phelan of Tennessee were brought here from York and will be placed temporarily in a receiving vault in Oak Hill Mrs. who was very ill at the time of Mr. Phelan's death in is expected here in about two when she will determine upon the final resting place of her husband's whether herein the congressional cemetery or in Windom's Feb. 9. A report was current Saturday night that Cannon Is going to be secretary of the Mr. Cannon has riot been informed of it and as a matter of fact the president has not got to the point where a choice can be The Illinois is much more of a probability for Secretary successor than is generally - and Sale Stables Eagle Sext to Union Conveyance to any part of the country on short Terms Our teams are and our vehicles new and neat ' * HOYT & Plymouth County Jewelry Store THE Columbus Movement The best And SPRINGFIELD nd other standard Movements always on hand and i- * % 3b Special The REPAIRING of the finest American English and Swiss O. G. BERNER Opposite x PROP. The Sandwich The Best Feed Sheller The Sandwich but is by far the It runs does thresh work and lasts It stands the severest you have examined the SANDWICH at PEW Don't - HAR ST. notice is Advance to St. Feb. 9.^- that tne to St. W t t | J. t flic Of the Same Opinion Feb. 9. The views of the minority of the Kama investigation committee are the same as those drawn up at the last session of published at that Graduated Income Feb. 9. Fithian of Illinois introduced a to provide for a graduated income tax to meet expenses for pensions in the army and Senator Voorhees Very Feb. 9. Senator Voorhees is seriously ill with a complication of rheumatism and other The Apportionment Act Feb. 9. The president has approved the apportionment act. Veasey ' E. Feb. 9. Gen. W. C. Veasey of chief of the Grand Army of the was formally received by the members of the department of Shade Gen. and Mrs. Veasey held a levee in the Narragansett hotel during the afternoon and at 6: 30 o'clock the was escorted 600 veterans and from the hotel to Infantry where was A number of v grand- army and city officials * in - and 1,200 - Addresses were made by J Gov. a Col. 9.* of the Rhode Sons ] C: 11 Bain & Ketcham LTJ MARSEILLES AND and Power Shellers and Feed Champion and Adams Wind Hand and Underground Force BRASS All goods CO. Save money by getting harness oil of freeman & Hines at LeMars Drug next to your harness before you begin spring's oil is cheaper than - United Sff Harness A CAN. 59T. V A. W. - W SUCCESSOR TO TOWS END w - DEALER 1N- 71* ( Jus old stand YOUNG MAN D or| Hair AND SOFT STOKE AND W s Having purchased the lumber and coal business of I would respectfully ask tor further continuance of your patrona and will strive by fair and square dealing to A. A. V. 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