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Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel (Newspaper) - April 13, 1899, Lemars, Iowa e Ce k NO. 30 LE APRIL 13,1899. $ 2.00 PER YEAR L E O A N D T H E P A P A L S U C C E S S I O N. Pope Leo XIII was years of age on March 2. 0 rin B to the pope's and K t illness question of his successor is one that attracts considerable the candidates who will probably be considered by the conclave of CV ' inala Maria Serafino and Mariano TAKE TWO MORE TOWNS Gen. Lawton's Forces Capture and CONSTANT DEFEAT OF t a r c e F o r w Miir Front and In pon Killed and S i x t e en War by o at an End Xn April 12. The war de has received the following dispatch from General April 11. at tacked line of railway List night in considerable repulsed by Wheaton with 3 20 The following dispatch pives additional information concerning the ' C O L L A P S E O F N E W B R I D G E Four Men Killed a Fifth Hay ir anil Six Others N E W April 12. The temporary superstructure of the big Willis avenue now being built over the Harlem collapsed killing four men and injuring one of whom may Twelve or more other workmen also received injuries of a moro or less serious The LEWIS M. WILLIAM CO DELANEY 23 THOMAS mason's The most seriously injured Charles will probably Joseph Daniel S. C. head Simon The accident was caused by too a weight being put on the traveling derrick that crossed the five to SO men were employed on the structure when the A heavy load of 6teel beams was sent out on the crane when the timbers gave way and the entire structure As the uita April 11. Lawton's success j w e n t down with a at Santa Cruz more complete than re- I porting timbers began to the Enemy left ' M dead j j j y i a ( j e u c r a n e ran rapidly forward for on the field and a number seriously a s i l o r t distance and toppled into the J ton captured city j n V L r As it. went the upright out destruction of His loss j c r a s u e j imo the striking the except j a I 1 ( y S a u ( } killing them g only officer and terribly mangling their in Enemy retired ex s in pursuit this Tre ry or tli April 12. It is supposed that many of the rebels who attacked General MacArthur's line of communication and who were repulsed by the troops commanded by General Wheaton were natives who entered the region in the They had seemingly secreted arms in several places and fired on the Americans from the bushes at so close a range that they could be heard One of the Filipinos yelled in We will give yon d Americans enough of this before we are The rebels undermined the railroad at Marilao and the rails in an effort to wreck a while the railroad gang participated in the The work was discovered and repaired before a train General Wheaton is preparing to punish the The military gunboats m and de Bay have i entering the Santa Cruz river and have captured a small unarmed Spanish gunboat and three launches which they discovered The military gunboat Oeste has brought J2 rebel 1 dead Filipino and ft wounded Americans to the Lawton's command captured the villages of P. and with some resistance at the latter The mouth of the commanded by was effectually blocked against the entrance of the Shells from the - Laguna de Bay drove i most of the insurgents in flight up the mountain A small force remained in an old offering resistance until it was rushed by the About 50 were captured and several There was one casualty among tho that being an arm Fifty Thousand Americans While it is probable that there is an end to the big engagements in the Philippines between the Americans and the the war is not over by any It is the universal opinion among army men here that it will require the presence of 50,000 American troops to occupy the territory that has been taken and to keep open communication among the General Lawton's advance promises to meet with a harassing Trenches are built by the enemy from town to On all sides the rebels are in nightly communication by means of signal They avoid being canght in a trap and are quick to harass the Since March 25 the losses have not been more than double Our kindness to the rebel wounded and prisoners dees not allay the dogged Only a small portion of the population of the north have returned to their home c Only the diseased and aged remained iu Santa Aguinaldo is reported to be in San and still in absolute charge of the defenses of ( ae new ' The insurgents cut the telegraph wires and tore np the railroad track between and at 3 o'clock this In repelling them the Minnesota and Oregon regiments lost 5 killed and 16 i- ST. April 12. The steamer r City of St. Captain ' from New is quarantined at the southern limits of St. Louis because a case of smallpox found on SHe i a s 30 first class and 85 second class ' with 100 deck hands on where they will be compelled to ' stay until aii danger of contagion is re- r o- V o o p e r In a N e w - - DES April 12. Frank B superintendent of the city of West Des has ac the position of city dant of Salt Lake is one of Many of the men were carried down in the Only a few succeeded in getting to the the majority either failing into the water or into the tangle of iron and Urine April 12. The presence of four companies of the Fifth with a gun has had a salutary effect and yesterday's scenes of bloodshed and riot have been followed by a day of uneventful quiet Today the whistles of the three the and the will call all hands to work and operations will be resumed with little of while the military is on The number of contrary to remains no bodies having been Of the dozen or more citizens and miners the condition of two today is pronounced the waitress in the Harrison who was shot through the spine while serving will Frank a delivery suffers with a deep scalp wound that will probably prove The others who got in the way of the fusillade of bullets are not seriously Abducted and April 12. Two highwaymen performed a daring robbery at the Lake Shore depot at Grand Grossing last The two robbers boarded a Lake Shore abducted a passenger who was standing on the rear platform of a passenger bound and gagged despite his and then dragged him into an empty freight where they left him after taking everything of value he had in nil The victim of the robbery is Harry who lives in Ind. He did not succeed in gaining his liberty until after his train had it being fully half an hour after he was dragged into the boxcar before he was able to free himself from the ropes with which he had been The robbers secured from him $ 6 in a gold watch valued at $ 75 and tore a gold ring from his WUerl Fields L i n B a r r e n DES April 12. Winter wheat is killed in according to the report of Reporter Sage of the crop service of Tho report The fields of winter wheat have not as yet si o. vn signs of life and it is believed that late sown wheat is about all The early sown fields have also suffered material Last year's seeding of clover has badly injured in pU Less hardy varieties of fruit have been considerably The consumption of grain and forage during the last winter has been greater than o f f i c i a l s N o t W o r r i e d April 12. Administration officials do not believe the German government will make any protest to the United States against considering events subsequent to Admiral arrival at Apia in the proceedings of the coming Samoan It was stated in a high quarter that the United Stat i s would hardly agree to any insisting as a nary to the negotiations that only status quo prior to Admiral arrival in waters should be Confidence is expressed there will be practically harmonious instructions on the part of the three s to their representatives in the tribunal and that the German will not at tho outset take a step so radical and inimical to an early un as is reported in the * j V i c t o r y F o r B o l i v i a n B e b e l a April J just received here confirm that the Bolivian ha: J L E r - - - wou a r S M e f i j the leader of the President A- n J IM 8e3 LAST ACTIN WAR DRAMA Exchange of Peace Treaty AT THE WHITE Bv our Correspondents and From F r e n c h A t n b t e s a d o r P r e s e n t s t h e S p a n i sh A g r e e m e n t a n d B e o e l v a s I n R e t u r n t h e A m e r i c a n D o c u m e n t P r e s i d e n t ' s P r o c l a m a t i o n o f P e a c e F o l l o w a t B e l l a m y S l c r e r G e t s S p a n i s h I f l s s l o n. April 12. The condition of war which has existed between tho United States and Spain since 21, 1898, terminated when the last formalities in the restoration of peace were perfected by the exchange of ratifications of the peace Coincident with this President McKinley issued his proclamation declaring that tho war was at an and the appointment of Bellamy Storer was determined upon as United States minister to The principal ceremony of the day occurred in the reception room at the white when the exchange of ratifications took place at 8 p. m. The signing of tbe protocol of exchange occurred at 3: 28 p. the French M. signing for Spain and Secretary Hay for the United The protocol was in French and briefly recited the circumstances leading up to tbe This cleared tbe way for tbe exchange constituting the final act. The president took from the desk the American copy of the handsomely bound in dark blue morocco and encased in a black morocco and handed it to M. At the same time M. handed to the president the Spanish copy of the also bound in morocco and encased in a maroon colored morocco There were deferential bows as each received from the other this final pledge of This exchange of ratifications occurred at 8: 85 p. m. The president was the first to Mr. said I will issue my proclamation at M. Cambon thanked the president for the promptness with which the proclamation This ended the formal and after brief felicitations the ambassador and other officers Secretary Hay took with him the Spanish copy of the received and deposited it in the archives of tbe state M. cabled the Spanish government of the final restoration of and made known that the American copy of the treaty wonld be forwarded through tho French foreign The effect of the action taken yesterday is to completely renew the peaceful consular and in all other between this and Following the appointment of a United States minister to Madrid and a Spanish minister to it is expected that consuls will be sent to Barcelona and the other large places in where our consular rt presentations were suspended by the At the same time Spanish consuls will be appointed through this For a time the trade and navigation between the two will proceed without treaty as the war put an end to the commercial but a treaty of navigation and suitable to the new conditions and the needs of both and also an extradition treaty will be negotiated V o l u n t e e r * M a y T a k e C h o i ce April 12. An order has been prepared at the war department for a reorganization of the army on a peace basis and it probably will be issued Most of the general officers of the establishment will be mustered out and radical changes made in the staff departments of the including the discharge of about 60 With the exceptions of Generals Lawton and Mac Arthur all the volunteer major generals will be Under its reorganization the army is entitled to two additional major generals and Generals Otis and Shafter have been chosen for these Law officers of the government are discussing in the light of the president's proclamation announcing the conclusion of peace the question of mustering out the volunteer It is regarded that the law would be construed to mean that the muster out of the troops shall be orders of the executive and that necessarily there must be a delay of a month or two in the discharge of the Meantime they will receive their pay and In accordance with precedent established at the close of the civil a few of the volunteers may be retained for some though those who desire to return home will be permitted to do so. The law authorities hold that in order that the volunteers in the Philippines may remain in the service in accordance with the provisions of tbe army law passed by tbe last they must re- not as an but as ' If the applications for discharges are any it is evident that the volunteers in the Philippines are not anxious to and will take advantage of the law to demand their muster The effect of the proclamation declaring peace will be felt by the enlisted men In the regular army to the extent of a reduction of 20 per cent in F o r M a n l c l p a l O t r n c r a h l p. NEW April 12. Mayor Van Wyck sent a message to the municipal assembly yesterday in which he I request that both houses of the mu assembly pass a resolution calling on the legislature to give such statutory authority as may be necessary to enable the city to construct and operate a gas plant for the purpose of supplying gas to the city and inhabitants with authority to acquire by of condemnation proceedings ' any existing plants suitable for tre A r t l l l n T j r S t a rU F o r H a m l i n NEW 12. Battery Sixth under nf Captain C. W. Foster - and Lieutenant Samuel F. Fort Sandy early - yesterday for San There they be joined by the remaining - of - the regiment and beard the transport which i s expected to for Manila on V V l c S d e i t l l p l M - I m p w r r t n a j April 18. ( Special Some of the farmers in this vicinity have began sowing wheat in good Those who have fall plowing to sow their wheat on this year are fortunate as a great deal of the corn stalk ground will not be fit to work for some lime H. A. Carlisle is hauling corn to Mr. these There was considerable kicking done at the trustee meeting last Monday by some of onr citizens who deemed to think the taxation Al Griffith is again promenading onr He has been quite a stranger in these parts for some time C. has returned from his Minnesota trip with a car load of He reports plenty of scarcity of feed and cheap cattle in that James Chamber lias been on the sick list for some time C. E. Boss was transacting business in Sioux City Some of our neighbors are still com. Miss Mary of Civil S. was visiting in this vicinity last Phyllis Luchsinger is visiting in Dakota at the present Johnnie Kneebone invested in a bicycle a few days since and says he intends tn run down wolves with it this Miss Coral Schlotman is working for Mrs. Cowell at Arthur Kneebone intends to go railroading this Mr. and Mrs. W. D. were Sioux City visitors Joseph Hess is working for Mr. Special Miss Alma is making a visit with friends in Master Robert of accompanied the minister out to Plymouth church last Rev. A preached at Plymouth Presbyterian church last ' The family of Chris were all taken suddenly ill Monday and Dr. of was They had all eaten of some beans which they had They think there was something poison on or about them as all took sick soon after eating of They were all getting better at last report Douglas Goldie has finished husking bis James is breaking his new team of Mamie be returned home Tuesday from her visit with her Mrs. Will She was accompanied by little Lela May Mrs. Stephens and daughter were over visiting at Lambert on the Broken Kettle met with quite a mishap Saturday as he was passing James Keenan's a vicious bull plunged into his breaking the shafts and smashing quite a number of the spokes of one wheel besides Lee out of a year's Charles Rowe drove his newly broken team up to Ha warden last returning George Zimmermann's horse died after all the This was the best horse of his fine new grey team and a big Sam Strong has a new road wagon and a Mr. of was a visitor at the Strong home the early part of the Crathorne has tho earliest chickens for this part of the They are over two weeks Georgie Stephens has sold his white pacer One can hear the whistle of the threshing machine as are doing their threshing this ( Special Miss Jennie Hurt began giving music lessons this she has 23 pupils Miss Donovan has been visiting in past Miss Acie Crotty went to Sioux City Wednesday to remain for some Mrs. and children of visited at the Trometer home Arthur Baker and Otto who went to last week with the intention of spending the summer came back Arthur is working for his father and Otto for George Dr. of visited at his farm here Mr. and Mrs. F Richardson intends to start east on quite extended visit very Mrs. Krudwig is at home Frank says he will start for Chicago Sunday T. is entertaining company who have recently came from near Mrs. James and Miss Jennie Hurt were shopping in City Dances and surprise parties are all ( he go here We understand the Y. P. O. U. will soon reorganize after a vacation of a few months during the cold Mrs. James who recently moved from here to Sargents Bluffs has built anew house on her farm moved in this It is reported here that Tom was drowned in Sooth Dakota last Sn. but no one seems to be Tom has worked around here the time for several O. of visited at P o t* sia Saturday and D. M. Baker has had 8 men helping him the past ( Special The Misses May and Floy Lamb left on the morning train Friday for Hudson to spend the spring vacation with their grand Mrs. Frank McDonald stopped in Akron between trains J. O. Button visited his son Will in Wea The fashioned maple sugar party in the church was voted a great by those who is on the move this Mr. who Uvea a few miles town left for on Jr t is moving into the house - he recently of The Congregational church was dedicated Sunday Rev. State had charge of the services assisted by Rev. of Elk and Rev. of The music was furnished by the Baptist choir of The council of churches was held Monday afternoon and decided by a vote to recognize tbe West field organization The services were concluded Monday evening at which time Rev. Burleigh made the The visitors were of Sioux of of S. of Elk S King of of Mr. Pickett represented the Vermillion Rev. Paddock being unable to Mrs. C. A. Lamb drove to Akron Wednesday Grandpa Amos went to Akron on business Earl Edgington transacted business here for the Farmers Loan and Trust of ( I Mrs. Ed Ames was very sick last week and a physician was called twice in one day from She is now Joe Cunningham was not satisfied with the inventory prices on some of the in Mr. McLain's store and refused to take the stook of goods after the had been moved across the so Mr. is still carrying on the business and handling the mail as Peter Steele drove fat cattlo to the LeMars market Garrett who is now for Joe Campbell m- jir drove visit his brother last week and made a trip to I. The Connor wedding reception was attended by so many people that it took from eleven to four o'clock to serve dinner to all and supper was served to the young people who came to dance in the John Begg was a Kingsley visitor Some farmers commenced to sow grain Saturday and much wheat is being sown this Mrs. Kohl has hired two men to help with the farm Little Dalo was quite sick last Will Eyres finished the carpenter work for Wesley Tuesday and went to work on the new house which Eyers is The first quarterly meeting of the year will be held at Melbourne April 22 and 23. Elder Jonas will County Surveyor Myers was here surveying town property The little old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Bogenrief died last Tuesday of The little one was laid to rest Thursday in the Melbourne Mrs. Vanderburgh and Mrs. aLso Mrs. I. indsey and Miss Bessie Crow attended the dedication services of the Congregational church at Westfield on Mr. and Mrs. Knapp and children were out riding on Sunday in their new Miss Florida Taylor visited in over Miss A. G. Button went to Akron on Monday Mr. G. Millner and Mr. T. B. Cassen and wife and Millner were City visitors last week a few Quite a crowd listened to a good sermon by Rev. on Sunday two scholars is quite a number for a spring term of school in the but that is the number of scholars reported today at and there are several more to come The teacher had to give her chair to the Still some people think we don't need any more school Oh no. But there is about a dozen children we know of that have no school within three miles of them and have to study and recite at home if their parents or big sisters have time to hear If they have to remain Mr. A. G. Button and J. P. Lindsey have purchased the northeast quarter of section 34 and the northwest quarter of section 35 all in township 91 north range 48 west of the oth principal and have hired a man to go on the place and attend to the stock and farm the coming Mr. Leon Ogden and Miss Carrie of were callers at Mr. Ogden's Mrs Pearl Joe Hebert is putting up a shed for Alonzo Mr. Steiner has been keeping house for Mr. Codd the latter's absence at Ames and Arhtur Waddle visited Saturday and Sunday with Mr. Will Crow's family in South Dakota Philip Lindsey had business in Sioux City Mrs. wife of Rev. of Sam of near was in Mt. Hope is expected home Thursday on from Spirit Lake where she has been i visiting four weeks with her Evres the cellar for his I T h e p r o w i n K o f f r u i t Plymouth house last work and the masons I county lias passed tho experimental are laying the foundation wall this | hence von take no risk if you get The ladies of Mt. Hope Missionary society will hold their regular meeting April 13, at li p. 111. with Mrs. James Lindsay at her Bora to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard April 11. 1899, a ( Special your trees from your own home * 2 t4 I - t h d a v ' A. D i y y a t i n o a ' o f sai f at which time thai aid creditors j may prove their appoint n examine the bankrupt and such o t h e r as may properly conio caid JOHN tt Referee in Of the condition of the American Savings under the laws of located ut In the county of at the elorie of on the 5th day ol A. D. r made to the Auditor of an required by Amount of bonds and ottier evidences of debt discounted or actually owned hy the U. S. Bonds Revenue Stamp Amount of cash on hand described UK follOWS Gold coin $ 0t 5.0u Sil ver coin and bul 1 & S tender and national bank notes and subsidiary S T and checks ou other solvent bonks and other cosh items not dishonored on hand und belonging t o the bank Amount subject t o be drawn a t sight on de- 179.10 17,055.38 11,81^ 94 194.13 5.9S1.24 573.73 14,940.48 10.00 37.54S. 96 9,199.07 14,455.04 In In tho District Court of tho United Northern District of f H. in To the creditors of H. of and District Glen aun Hazel Stark next Saturday | i anil thai tho his creditors will lie in on the was a Sioux City it A. M. tor last Malau spent several days visiting his brother in Mrs. George ueo Ella and her two little boys are visiting friends aud relatives at She expects to return to her home in Mapleton sometime this F. E. Taft aud family spent day and Thursday with relatives in Sior Henry is still confined his He has been for ted But the fever is broken ann the doctor thinks he will soon be able to be John Johnson took off his large of steers this Kosie Hungerford has returned from Sioux Her father is now out of danger and they hope be may gain his usual health Mrs Ingram entertained Miss Mrs. Meas and children W. T. S. of a brother of Mrs. T. E. spent a day or two with friends and relatives in this part of the John and Arthur Kneebone visited their at Jefferson last Mr. of Sioux is building a hen house for Mr. When finished it will be by far the best in this It will be well built of best lathed and In fact as good as most Ic will be quite an improvement to bis already well improved ( Special Mrs. McEvoy and Miss Jennie were shopping in City was a passenger to LeMars Rev. Mueller preached at the Melbourne church Sunday Billy Madden was a caller here Saturday Miss Mary Hahn was visiting ith relatives here last Schneider and wife visited the Joe Richard family Mrs. D. Winter went to Merrill Monday Mrs. formerly of this bnt late of was calling here F. Schneider shipped a car of fat cattle to Chicago F. brother from who has been visiting here for several returned to his home Mrs. John who has been here her I to her home ' Noble is improving the looks of his house by a new coat of Mrs. R. Ready arrived here Thursday evening from to take care of her Mrs. F. who has been ill for some The pony belonging to Frank that broke away from where he left it tied in Sioux was taken up and returned to Miss Emma Hrs. D Butler and of Sioux visited a few hours Saturday evening at the home of the ' s Mrs. H. R. from here Thursday for quite an extended visit with her Mr. and Mrs. F. ' j ' J Miss t Carrie Held - and Mils visited Mrs. W. G. Pearson J Saturday V Jacob is canvassing the selling a. kink of wash has had work remodeling rand iiia He changed some of windows a bay ( - j iff & nearly r so the 1BBW 3 9BBBJBB9S\ solvent Western Bank New York National Bank Security Nat. Sioux Nat. American Trust and Farmers Lean & Trust Co SCy 4,031. M Sundry Value of real property ( owned by the 11,393.01 Value ot personal property ( owned by the 3,060.00 Total Assets The amount ol capital stock actually paid up in cash Tbe total amount due depositors as Amount time deposits 09.537.& Amount nf undivided on band ( alter - deducting taxes and 31 Total Liabilities Amount of liabilities to the bonk on port of its As 48^. 90 AB endorsers 1500.00 State ot Plymouth 1. M. H. * of the bank above - do solemnly swear that tbe foregoing statement is true and to tbe best of my knowledge and that the assets therein set forth are bona fide the of sold bonk ID its corporate that ' loaned or $ 246,476.46 oo 5,727 31 48 property in u s r io that no part of tbe same has been loaned or advanced to said bonk for the liose of being exhibited as a portion ol its M. H. Sworn to before me and subscribed In my presence by M. H. Finney this day of 1899. B P. Notary Attested W. Q. W. I. Phil A. Black Eggs for hatching purposes from exceptional fine | 1 per 29tfs B. Third Cedar and Beware of Catarrh that 1 contain Mercury as mercury will surely destroy the sense of smell completely derange the whole entering it through the Such articles b e used except on as damage they will do is ten fold good you can possibly derive from Hall's Catarrh by F. J. Cheney O r irio and ie taken i ing upon and of the In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure be rare you get the and is made Shoes Shoes Shoes N E W S H O E S NICE S H O E S GOOD S H O ES at the old reliable Economy Shoe We are receiving daily new shoes of the latest styles and best We have d to give the people of LeMars and vicinity up to June 1st, shoes at 2 5 per less than they have been paying for fine W E ' L L S A Y NO M O RE OUR GOODS AND PRICES WILL TELL THE REST The Economy E V E R Y L A D Y I N s e N e y Who bought Queen Quality shoes last Fall will buy another pair of the same kind when the first wear It is the same with the other ladies in Plymouth County Because it Wears well Fits well Looks well and is Stylish Elegant Easy QUEEN QUALITY $ 3.00 SHOE THE ONLY PLACE IN LEMARS Where the Queen Quality Shoe is Sold is at The New Shoe Store I sell lots of them C. Main LeMars AT STREET & s OLD STAND Tree Planting Time is Here Every owner of land in Plymouth County will want to plant something this Having devoted our time exclusively to propogating and experimenting with Ornamental Deciduous Vines and Evergreens lor the past fourteen years here we hare demonstrated to you that what we offer and recommend can be successfully hence we have no hesitancy in Wc have a very complete stock to select Will plant tiny place in LeMars and orchard any place in the ftf THE WALL We have the finest and largest line of Wall Paper in Every - woman will be delighted with the pretty patterns of our last invoice of 1899styles. We measure your rooms and put on the paper if you wish it. We will paint your house outside or inside and it look like No job too big for us and none are too We handle the well known Buffalo mixed in aged linseed the most durable Call on us for OILS and We can fit your windows with any kind of window shades from a big assortment H A 6 E N & A A L F S J Successors to 705 Main St. S
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