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Algona Republican (Newspaper) - July 6, 1887, Algona, Iowa THE STARR A Epitome of the INTERESTING NEWS TV a riot on tho 2rth at Oak six colored men wore killed and two offi cers mortally AriiiEonthe STth at swept away every vestige of business churches anil railroad Two thousand people were home all communication was cut and tho loss was estimated at Baltimore politicians wore on tho 27th sentenced to two years imprisonment apiece for crooked election AT John Jen engineer of a freight killed in a collision on the 27th and John Davis was seriously Cattle in lour cars were all killed and tho train took fire and was DUHINO the present fiscal year there have been placed on the pension rolls fifty thousand now This num ber is larger than in any one year since the war except IN the eightoarod bargeracoon the 27th between tho Harvard and Columbia crews at New the former The distance was six miles and the time beating the record by ten TUB settlers on thu Maxwell land grant New Mexico was on the 27th organizing to resist the claims of tho syndicate which holds tho although tha Supremo Court ol tho United States has affirmed lits IT was estimated on the 27th that since the inauguration of tho strike iu the coke region throe months ago operators and had lost iu wages and A KIOT occurred on the 27th in Roches in which three officers were isoverely injured and three citizens fatally The affair originated in a row between strikers and nonunion A windstorm swept over por itions of Texas ou tke At New Pros jpect five men were and at Fairplay woman and two children lost their In the track of the toruado nothino was ANTITKEATIXG societies arc being organ ized in various Georgia and already embrace a numerous and influential mem OWING to a strike of operatives three llarge cotton mills at were closed on tho and tho employes had ibeen notified to quit tho companys tene TEN the famous running for which his had refused died at the letters farm Kentucky on tho Fou the week ended on the 25th standard silver dollars were issued from the THE grand jury al Pittsburgh on the 2Sth took up the PanHandle railroad rob bery cases and returned true bills for lar ceny and receiving stolen goods against eighteen employes of the THE losses by the recent fire at Marsh were on the 28th placed at FOREST fires south of Grand were consuming much valuable tim ber on the AN excavation for a railway bridge near caved on the six men being crushed to THE twelfth naturalgas well and the largest yet found there was discovered on tho 28th at Fort THE Supremo at its session in Milwaukee on the 28th elected of Master Work Tho membership was reported at A iiEPoiiT was circulated in Chicago on the 28th that tho Illinois Supremo Court had decided to grant tho condemned An archists a now but a dispatch from Ottawa said there had been no opinion iiled or received in the AT State Temperance Leaguo was organized on THE striking employes ol the salt works at were evicted from the companys houses on the men wore killed on the 28th by an accident in tho Vulcan mine ut Norway MAHTIX and hor daughter women of were dragged from their beds by masked men in on the and brutally whipped with hickory THE reports on the 2Sth of the United States Geological Survey show a hand some gain in tlu production of lead and with a decrease in the yield of for last as compared with the ono year next BY tho explosion of a powdorinill on the 28th at three men killed and several others were A iicxDuui buildings at the leading town of the Gogebic mininj were destroyed by lire on the 2Sth causing a loss of Many people were TJIK contract for au equestrian statue ot General Robert Ji Loo ut Richmond was on the 2Sth to the Frcucl of A FIK is on the 28th destroyed the Strawn OperuHouse in and a store building belonging to Jucisro The total loss wus estimated at THE yellow fever was spreading rapidly on the 28th ut Key Out ol fortysix cases nineteen had TUB wife of James Jiving in a Louis poured oil in the stove on the ana nil explosion burning Donahue and her two chil dren JOHANNA sixtynine yeurs of was fatally burned on the 28th at by the explosion of afirecracker whick some kovshad thrown beneath her THE jail ut Newport was burned on the and one prisoner was burned to death and another fatally in The fire was supposed to have been started by prisoners with u view to to disappointment in love Miss Alico aged twentythree com mitted suicide on the ut hmhome ten miles west of TiiitiiB desperadoes named Hun Icy and in nscning Mc their from at liu last shut and killed Lieutenant oi the Cleveland po were captured at ou the A reward of was out for their THE Comptroller of the Currency on tho 2Sth autljorizoJ the following banks to commence business Merchants Citizens Lock wood Sim S3JU general passenger agent of the Peuubylvauia liuea said on the 29th that business was largely ahead of last years He at tributed it to the decrease in free JOHN a living near set fire to his house on tho 29th and threw himself into tho Tuns now city Issued on tho 29th shows an increase In tho popula tion of Chicago of about THM strike of the Rochester street laborers ended on tho 29th and the rioters were looking for Contractors would not hire them if they were members of any a throemile boat raco on the 29th at Georgo the English defeated James Ten covering the distance in 20 minutes 10 15 Ten Eyck crossing the lino 13 seconds THE Master Masons Association on tho 20th appointed a committee ot live act with a similar committee to be appoint ed by the bricklayers in arbitrating the existing troubles in WITHIN two hours on iho four nnd onehalf inches of rain fell at New Or Street railways wore washed out and buildings The damage Would be many thousands of A FIUK destroyed a largo portion of on the 29th in cluding the banft and newspa per The loss was estimated at THE annual convention of tho Brother hood of Locomotive Engineers commenced at on the 29th THE McCoy glycerine four miles east of exploded on the 29th wrecking tho building and killing four JACOB SnAttPE was found guilty of brib ery in New York on the 29th in con nection with the Broadway streetrailway Tho penalty is ten years iu tho or or THE Standard Paper Company of Mil waukee made an assignment on the 29th owing nearly with assets of about TWELVE indicted Chicago boodlers were placed on trial on the 29th All pleaded not guilty except exCommis sioner who put in a plea of with the and the exwarden of the would testify for the GOVEUNOB of on the 29th issued an appeal for aid for the people made homeless by tho recent burn ing of EIGHT horses were burned to death on the 29th in a railway car near Bara Tun National Building Trades Council of tho United States was organized in Chi cago on tho EJth of was elected president for the ansuing IT was announced on the 29th that Cyrus Field lost in tha recent panic in Wall New ADVICES of the 29th say that great damage was being done to crops in Illi nois and Wisconsin by and in somo places public meetings were being ield to pray for THE California State Viticultural Com mission on the 29th astimated the wine crop for 1887 at If the vintage equals tho estimate it will be the in the history of the Golden THOMAS the notorious counter serving a thirty years sentencs at was pardoned by the Presi dent on the 30th broke out on the 30th among the cuttle ut Throgps Neck WestChester A strict quar antine had been THE United Stales Fish Commission dis tributed shad during tho last IN a pigeonshooting contest at Dos on tho 30th for the cham pionship of of DCS killed ninetyseven against ninetyfive knocked over by Stice of editor of the Moran was shot and killed on the iiOth by a for publishing au item accusing Samuel of HEXIIY aged eightyone committed suicide ut Kansas on the 30th by shooting Ill health was the THE failures in tho United States for the first half of 1887 were against for tho same period of i decrease of Tho liabilities show a slight Canadian failures for first half ol the pres ent 731 same period THE signal office ut was on the anii from Wiishin ton to establish seventylive stations hi to which indications will be tele graphed daily from JAMIS colored was lynched on the ult at for rob ber Jane FIVE men met accidental deaths on the at Tun coinage of the mints during aggregated of which was in standard were 155 business failures in the tho bond of tho Knights I Ullituu States during tho seven clays ended of said at Philadelphia on tho on tho lst 171 tho previous seven that a halt should bo called in immi and tho country should tyseven Charles Hajrs been appointed his WiijtUM HENKY HARRISON ex Governor of died on the 29tu at HAMILTOX wife of the ex Sec retary of died at New York on tho 30th THE Ohio in convention at Delaware on tho 80th adopted resolutions declaring that the Dow Liquor law simply put tho Prohibition cause at a disadvantage denounced nnd failed to approve woman A full State ticket was with Morris of Washington for Govern THE ona hundredth birthday of Fannie llill was celebrated on the at Bluo Ball near She and her who is about a year hor rode to tho church togjth where they were surrounded by de scendants to the fifth CHIKF KXOINEEU HENIIY LHB Suporinten lout of tho War and Navy died suddenly at Washington on tho 80th of hemor rhage of tho IN tho French Chamber of Deputies on the 27th Labordjro moved that tho Son ate be elected by universal and asked urgency iu tho This was by a vote of 817 to IT was stated on tho 27th that the Ca nadian Government at all prevent the construction of tho Bed River road in FERRYMEN and tugowners at were on tho27th protesting against tho tax of ono dollar exacted from each ves sel arriving from the United QUEEN VICTORIA on the 27th presented gold medals commemorative of her jubilee to each of her royal and silver medals to their ON the 28th two men who had robbed a stage coach were captured near and IN a riot on tho 28th at Moroc many Moors and a number of the local police were killed or Thirty of all wore INFOKMATION was received at ou the 28th that tho sloop which left Port Townsend for Alaska May never reached but that the lour in were murdered by Indians off Knights THE body of George a well known cattle dealer and of was found in the bay thero on the A VIOLENT lasting over two shook the capital of on tho 29th Several build ings wero wrecked but no loss of life was TIIK trial of twentyone persons at Petersburg for being active members of a revolutionary society ended on the 29th in the conviction of all but and the condemned persons wero sentenced either to exile in Siberia or to imprison ment at hard labor for was reported to liavo been discov ered on the 29th ult in paying quantities in the Battle AT New fire on tho 30th destroyed a bank and twen tytwo causing a loss of AT on the 30th ten persons wero asphyxiated by coalgas in a laborers HEAVYrams fell on tlie 30th in tho valley of and nuuiy outlying vil lages wero AT the session of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers in on the Chief Engineer Arthur said labor had its but when labor or ganizations tried to prevent others from taking the place of strikers they made a great Capital also made its mistakes when it trie to tyrannize over THE two days celebration of tho Queens jubilee began at Ottawa and Toronto on tho Jth secretary of tho Mou tronl Board of Harbor was niissinjf on tho aJtli and said to be ft defaulter to a largo THE captain and three seamen of the British bark Lady Douglns wero on tha 30th condemned to death at London for murdering a Malay sailor at LATER THE publicdebt statement on the 1st shows tho total to bo cash in iiliO clobtloss in Decrease dur ing Decrease during thu twelve months ended Juno The Tlittvlng of Almost Entirely by Fifteen Hundred People ttomelegd Losaefi at from to An Appeal for June The city of Sunday a thriving town of inhabitants tind largo manufactur ing was almost wiped out of existence by fire The flames started about noon in tho lumboryord of the Upham Manufacturing Company and spread with almost lightning Every possible effort was mado to check but in vain nnd hundreds of citi zens stood helpless and aghast at the great calamity which was befalling them and the flames which were devouring their homos and places of The ma terial in tho lumboryard furnished splen did food for the Telegrams for help wore sent to Chippowa Palls and other but aid did not arrive in time to be of any By throe oclock it was soon that the entire business part of tfio town was and the flames raging with unabated and restless The people wore almost and tha question which every ono asked was Where will it stop As the fire reached the residence part ol town vehicles of every description were used in efforts to save household goods nnd other property with which the people fled to tho Still tho flames swept on and they have been subdued only because thero is nothing left for them to feed The entire business part of tha except a solitary is a mass ef smoldering Tho loss can only be guessed It will reach on tho most conservative estimate and it may roach Tho amount of the though will not nearly cover the it is esti mated at about onefifth of tho There are people homeless and tha scones of anguish and despair on the part of these who have lost all their earthly sessions can not be It is simply People with the household gooda which they managed to save are scattered along the and hundreds are left without except the friendly nnd with nothing to Immediate as sistance is needed and Marshfleld will not forget the friends who respond to the appeal which she sends forth in her ex Uphams turo factory and gristmill were do stroyed also the entire Tho Wisconsin Central depot is The heat was so intense that feet of tha Wisconsin Central which runs through one end of tho was bent and twisted into tho most grotesque Travel can not bo resumed on this account until Many poo pie were transferred by specials to neighboring towns and others camped on tho outskirts of the Among tho buildings destroyed besides those mentioned above are the Tremont and several minor the warehouses along the Wisconsin four churches and many The fire was started by a spark from a The fire pro tection of the town was very The scenes about Marshfleld are The wearied men and depressed women are watching tho remnants of their homes and possessions promiscuously scattered round in the surrounding which are lit up by the glow that comes from tho nullburning mass that covered acres anil represented a thriving June It is said at the Wisconsin Central general offices iu this city that tho loss by the lire in Marsh field range from to There was no wind prevailing at tho time of tho and it is difficult to account for tho rapid progress of the Thoir direc tion was toward tha Upham manufactories and tho Tha central depot was soon swopt as was tho companys water tank and a pile just west of the about 300 feet The was ono over which the main lino runs and its destruction impeded The loss I sustained by the Central Company will amount to or Tho company Will ut once rebuild its depot and The Sentinel received tho following dis patch last night Juno Our people here are out of provisions or auy place to buy Help is Ihe wires to Marshfijld havo boon down nearly all night since tho anil further particulars of the fire can not bo t t g MYSTERIOUS SOlioilSl consider steps for the prevention of th entrance of nationalities who become t burden to tho Nation and a menace to American OVER two thousand Chicago newsboys and newsgirls enjoyed u picnic at Jackson Park on the ISJlh AT a gas explosion on the 30th destroyed a grout deal ol proper ty and caused injury to several REDIXINO flour to its equivalent in wheat the of tho United States for the fiscal year ended on tho soth amounted to about AT ono of tho most dis tinct shocks of earthquake cvor experi enced was felt on tho UJth People loft their houses and legislators fled from Iho StateHouse m tho West Shore express was sentenced at on the 3Jth to twenty years in Auburn TUB iron manufacturers and workmen au agreement on tho at and a scale of wages embody ing a ton par advance was tho glass factories in the country shutdown ou the 3Uh for thirty or sixty MoonvVs summer school for college stuaonts opened on tho 30th As a result of last years summer schools two thousand students offered to become foreign rnisjion PERSONAL AND WILLIAM general uusenger rent of the irand Trunk douly iu oiiice at Now York on the AlOKKILL wai strirkon with paralysis ou tho 7th while driving in ut the has taken up a legal at San WILLIAM SWAIN ono of most prominent Methodist ministers n died at his home in jij n the tigcd sixtyeight AT llio Yale College commcruvment on ho29lh Randolph ulucliv of Now Mid Senator of voro ttiiulo general mauager of the abiish expired oarlv ou the moji of Iho at Pcruj aU IN a quurtvl on the 1st at two brothers named Hotighton and a man named 1aino wore the year ended Juno 20 Iho Pension oniio at Washington issued SW pension oi winch number were original Mexican war claims and tho remainder miscellane ous ON tho 1st Kate and Kmily Bel of were burned to death by the explosion of a can of pe IN their weekly trade review on the 1st a livw York City commercial iirm reports general business conditions Trade was good for the collections and money iu reasonable supply at all interior The labor situation was also THE total iveoipis of the United States Ireusury for Juno and lulthu lisctil your wore of the 1st say that a cyclone which passed over wrocuoi several bull lings uui did other suffering greatly for rain on tho 1st in poriinns of Wis consin and and chinchbugs WUM destroying tho wheat crop in portions of low cattlo dealers at Dex on iho 1st f ir AT on tlu 1st John in u iJruJiKvn uiuiJcrud his i and then blew his own braiin Light children wero orphaned by tha of the African died at his home at ou aged seventy if the 1st giveaccounts of a in ih i Cienegu in Ari the valley Witfi water to depth of Hundreds of Drjiivij the six mouths ended June 30 heiv were miles of new main vny truck laid in ihe United Ti colored was hanged n the 1st at for tho mur der of Jenuio and James ilroy colored wus at Hender for the murder of William IOUK as lio had breath tho doomed airl Kocoves a DeathWound Ju Hor Fathers llor Lover June At eleven oclock Sunday night Miss Sarah a pretty girl of was mysteriously and diod yesterday For a year past Miss Aldridga had been receiving attentions from George a young man twentythree years of who works with his father in tho iron foundry of Dennis in this Sunday night he left his home in Louisville and called upon his Between ten and eleven oclock the parents of Miss Aldridgo wore awakened by a pistolshot in tho They rushed to the room and foil ml their daughter lying upon the floor with tho blood pouring from a bullet hole in tho Jetol says ho was asleep With his head in the lap of tho girl when the deed and that she committed Ho is now in THtt Dontrnctlon at Wont Now 1lftood at of the Juno total loss by Mondays fire is not less than according to the latest Tho Upham Manufacturing Company loaes not less than The principal losses besides the abovo are John Rocltwell A Wisconsin Oentnil railroad depot and 000 Vollmer Williams If Sex John Tretnont John William Noll Joseph Thomas tho the Democrat the Upham store and Joseph 000 Marshllcld About ono thou sand other losses rnngo from to insurances average about onesixth on the Tho rapidity of the lire was It would catch at twenty It raged all tho afternoon and till ton The saw and planing tho Banner the furniture factory and the entiro lum ber yard of tho Upham Manufacturing Company were not a board or building being The electric light works were burned and the water works were badly Twelve solid blocks of stores and business houses are A strong wind blew from tho but tho flames backed clear around tho beart of the Tho people worked like Twelve buildings were blown up with but it did no The only manufacturing establishments loft aro tho stave hub and spoke factory and alcohol Words can not picture the tho chief ran up tho American flag and says he shall Ho says the company will meet all demands and has plenty of money to build Nearly every business man will build in The fire was so hot that logs in the millpond were all Only one store is and all the Central avenue business buildings wore There is a report that four lives wero but it is not yet The road sides for a mile leading from the town are flled with all kinds of household Many people are living in and many who can find no shelter are camping Many have also left the tho Wisconsin Central generously talcing all fire suf ferers free of expense to any point on its Supplies of food can not ba obtained but generous gifts are be Rinning to come There is a need of all kinds of General Manager Mellen of the Wisconsin Central order yesterday tpall conductors on that lino to convey without charge any provisions or supplies that may be sent to the The order also applies to families left destitute and who may de sire to move to other points of the The Clevolaml Fur Kabberg Corralled In a Michigan of Their Dar ing Ilcucue from a Train antl Murder of a Directive by Their June Lynch and posse Monday night arrested alias Blinkin and two almost positively identified as tho mur derers of Lieutenant a Cleve land February at Tho men have been shadowed for a month about and Monday night about nine oclock the sheriff closed in on They made a desperate Lynch was shot in the and some mem bers ot the posse were slightly A quantity of dynamite skeleton keys and burglars tools were found on the who are now in jail Captain Holm and two other officers ar rived from Cleveland last niirht and iden tified the men as Hunlcy and Har the Cleveland fur Tho guard at the jail has been Sher iff who was is doing chief of the gang of robbers who plundered a store hero lust luid es cupoi to whore ho was captured by Detective HuHigiin and Captain When the train reached Ravenna on the way back one or Tour men who had been acting suspiciously on the train walked up behind Lieutenant Hul to whom the pi Isonor was ana dealt him a terrible blow on the heart with a coupling At the sumo time a revolver was held in his face and another placed in Mc Munns Captain Holm ran to his comrades but could not as Huiligans body was hold between him and tha Meantime another of the criminals had broken all the lamps in the which was thus left in total Tho uncon scious ofiicer was then carried out of the the murderers conveying him to a lumber which was Thero tho shackles were broken in Koine Before escaping from tho car tho robbers had also shot Captain Hohn in DJO Tho officer had grappled with one of and would have killoxl him by main strength had lie not been Hulligau lived VENERABLE A Verdict of Coupled with Recommendation to Returned by the Jury in the Jake Sharp Sentence NEW June briber of was convictpd yester day of tho charge laid against him in the The days proceedings wero opened by who began his argument before the jury in behalf of He declared that no evidence had been introduced to prove Sharp guilty of and the case ought not to ba tried on and He intimated that tha aldermen obtained JAKE nionoy by Fellows followed for tho after which Judge Barrett charged tha Judge in charging the be gan by saying that this was the first Utna in tho history of our jurisprudence whan a man hod boon mado to face tho charge of giving a Both to give nnd receive bribes The bribegivor had an unnatural monopoly the pnrty who honestly ap plies for legislative The re sult is that pure and honest men can obtain no relief anil corruption is Ho read tho law on and wont on to say that tho only direct evi dence that money had been given was that one DoLacey had given It was not necessary that the person chargoJ gave the money with his own or mado the corrupt agreement in in other made the agreement in accordance with tho laws of But if there was an understanding that one was to receive and the other was to give a bribe then the crime was in commission whether direct ly or persomiily or by assisted or abetted however re motely in tho commission of this tho guilt is DcLacey is tha fountain and all who aro proved to be near to or far from the fountain head are If De Lacey received the money from and Richmond again from then Sharp is If Sharp had a guilty knowledge of the scheme and assisted or abetted in any he is If the Jury finds that he is connected with the bribery by either of the ways specified they must find him After reviewing tho evidence in detail Judge Barrett said If you find that Full graff was bribed and that was raised by Kerr and Foshay with the knowledge of and you come to tho conclusion that that sum not raised for the purposes which appear on the books of the and that that sum really went to the corruption of tho Board Of you must find him The judge further instructed the jury i that they must not be influenced by tho j prisoners age or nor by the fact that he did not take the stand in his own j The jury then and after an ab j sence of thirteen minutes returned into with a verdict of with a rec ommendation to Tho aged prison ers head He was then removed to Ludlowstreet Sentence will be passed July The penalty is not more than ten years at hard labor or a fine of or A now trial wU be Tha verdict was reached on As Sharp stopped to tho ialk on his ar rival at the jail he said now its all over I never gave one penny to Alderman Fulgraff or any other al and had no hand in bribing the alu With this tho old man seemed to1 Teat A MILLION A Undo Sums Revenue for tho Iast Will Avorujjo that Juue is the last day of the current fiscal and ou to the most important day in tho official the new appropriations become available and a now leaf is turned over in many The last month of tho closing year will show revenues slightly excess of par and smallox The debt reduction for the month will bo largo and thero will ba a slight contraction of circulation and consequent increase of treasury The custom receipts for the fiscal year will aggregate nearly an amount exceeded only once in the history of the Qov tho year Tho intornal rccoPts will aggregate about an increaseof about over tho preceding The treasury surplus will bo loss than half what Jt was a year On Friday tho new appropriations becoming avail able larger expenditures will com Nineteen million seven hundred u day or TliB robbers managed to escape in the Rewards amounting to Jlti 000 dollars of three por cent bonds had been offered for their capture u THE MEXICAN POSTAL Kuiior Rnmoro llelioves It Will Increase Triulo with tlui United June the Mexican is over tho now postal treaty made between tho United States and under which all mutter may pass between the two coun tries at tho rates now prevailing in this Said Minister Homero The treaty practically makes a single ter so fur us the mail service is of Mexico and the United and it means increased nade Between tho two tlie advantages which will neces sarily accrue to inerchaats and business men will be will create quite a largo retail trade between Mexico and the United to tho prolit of belli its ail not being confined to uny one city or but beiiift equally effective iu all por tions of the Colored Meu Invlteil to tho Grand Army NEW June Laii of arrived in Now iork yesterday lie comes iu the in terest of a movement inaugurated by load ing colored citizens of who pro pose that the colored people shall signal mt tho encainpmuut of tha Grand Army of tho Republic at Louis by a becoming Tho klca is to urge till colored poita of tlie Grand Army of the Republic to bo present at tho encampment Iho colored puo plo in all parts of the country to send dole ttttious of representative mju to tako part in tho KNIGHTS OF Returns Show tlie Adoption of the New of tlie Juno returns have been received at tho Knights of Labor general headquarters to show the adoption of tho new constitution by a twothirds The German assemblies voted against the clause provid ing that any member or assembly intro ducing beer or intoxicating liquors at any meeting or entertainment of tho order shall be suspended or The arti cle providing for a per capita tax of not less than two cents per month to create a fund for cooperativa enterprises was adopted Tho General Executive Board is given full power to settle all strikes and whether sanctioned by the board or and the boards powers are increased in many other Hereaftereach National or unattached local assembly shall be entitled to one del egate to each members or majority fraction and the term of is fixed tit two The National trade assemblies clause is probably tha most important of tho It provides that any particular trade or calling may form a National assembly provided twothirds of tho local tho en tiro membership of which is composed of such vote to do so provided also that not less than ton assemblies if lUcru be that number iu tho may receiva a Kouffhly Juno Gray and nineteen deputius wont to yesterday to evict several of the strikers who liai been served with legal notice to vacate the houses of the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Thoy met with a warm Thay wero shown about to tho various houses by John it bookkeeper in the employ of the Kitchey and tvo deputies had pepper 1 brown iuto their eyes by tlie and Lie other deputies were treated to u shower of stones and Two deputies were severely burned in removing a hot stove on which dinner for the family was Ibe greatest oxcitouicut will become payable on that as well as about of pensions aud other large There are some indi cations of a slight decline of revenue from this with an increase of expenditures for somo inrnols Farmers fiuuplinutine tho Throne ot Urace for to Save Thoir Crops from HOCK Juno ia all this section of country are iu desperate straits for lack of and at Cambridge thirty miles southeast of Tuesday morning special services were helj in tiio Congregational Church for tha purpose of offering up prayers for Tho towa and county for miles around wore billed with small orangecolored posters PHAYEK FOR Special service will bo held in the Coiiffrtgjitioiiul Gliurcli Juno at ten It is hoped that the members of the different eft the fairaors of the district and the business men of our town will ilevoto tho abovo Hour to pleading with Heuven for rain to save our crops from June 1B67 Unless relief comes shortly this at Cambridge will stand simply as the iirst ot a largo series of piaver meetings for not only in Northwestern Illinois I ui throughout tho State and laigo aroui of neighboring Iron from iruat Juno iron statisticians here state that tha most seri ous nspect of tho iron situation is the large importation iuto this country of for eigu from Groat Britain Ihe Iron mid Stiol Association is of tno opinion that the importations in amounting to over tons will bo exuded by thoaa of Tlio coii uellsvillo coke causing 80 metul protuciug establishments to close 1ms furnished the foreigners au on portuaity to increase tlioir and should tho mills in as now bo closed by reason of u strike it IB declared that the opportunities ail be still further i
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