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   Algona Republican (Newspaper) - August 3, 1887, Algona, Iowa                                THE OTAJtH as s Epitome of the INTERESTING NEWS ONE THOUSAND feet of tha track of the iErle road were washed into the Susque jhanna river four miles west of Susque on the 26th by high Tiin internal revenue collections for the fiscal year just ended were an increase of over the preceding fiscal JOHN a farm hand at was gored to death by a bull on the AN unknown person maliciously ruined five thousand yards of fancy goods on tho looms in tho Munville Companys cotton mill at on the A WASHINGTON dispatch of the 23th says the President will visit Kansas and possibly New during his approaching THE National GermanAmerican Teach ers convention began its sessions at Mil waukee on the with an attendance of three IN the vicirtity of a wind and rainstorm on the 28th unroofed many seriously damaged killed one person and injured several A freight train was struck by killing forty mules in one THE town of was iloodod by high water on the Bitj streams were pouring through Main pre venting access to many stores and doing much GIKAUW of who re cently left an estate valued at He made bequests amounting to about to various public TUB house in which Harriet Beecher Stowo wrote Uncle Toms Cabin was destroyed by fire at on the A STOIIM on tho 26th at ruined the crops on many plantations and blew down several SEVERAL witnesses testified for tho State in tho trial of the Chicago boodlers on the and their according to the revealed the existence of a system of wholesale fraud and bribery than which nothing more brazen or fla grant has ever beon disclosed in the annuls of official had been pretty generally resumed on the 20th in the Pennsylvania coke but the effects of the strike promised to bo felt for a long THE devastation by the recent flood in the Great Harrington region bus been so complete that it was believed on the 20th that it would take years to the land to its former THE heaviest hailstorm ever known in the Black Hills passed over Rapid City on the Seaving a track two miles More than three thousand lights of glass were smashed in Rapid City Crops in the track of tho storm were en tiraly cut A ruts on the 26th in the Big Boston building at burned out Stecle extensive the Franklin bazar and other SKEIUFP of on the 26th offered of for the capture exWarden the convicted of who recently escaped from his NEGOTIATIONS for a settlement of the great strike in the shoo industry at Bev failed on the LIEUTENANT a lawyer and one of the most prominent citizens oi was shot and instantly killed by Lester on the No cause was known for the RAPIDLY flowing gas wells were struck on the 27th at Fairmont and at Hartford A FIRE on the 27th at de stroyed Humphrey hardware store and several other large causing a total loss of ADVICES of tho 27th say that tho losses by the recent flood in Eastern Pennsyl vania aggregate in Philadelphia and over in and about IT was said on the 27th that notwith standing the drought the corn crop of Kansas would be Thera would bo millions of bushels to snare in the ON the 27th a Preemption stock raiser was at the Chicago Stock Yards with some cattle that ho was forced to as there was no grass or water on his The cattle had beon fed on hay all COLE colored was lynched on the in for a farmers and Reuben Johnson cof ored met the same fate at t or a similar AT Grand on the 27th Charles Weinaii shot dead his Susan aud then killed him They quarreled over an unpaid board A CONSTKICTION tram on the Chicago Alton railroad was run into by a freight near on tho and twelve men were killed and twenty seriously in THE bankers of Iowa met at Des Moines on the 27th and organized a State Bankers with George of as A CYCLONE on the 27th in Texas did dam age at Anson to the extent of and at Haskell nearly all tha houses were de molished and several people wero So far as known no one was The damage to growing crops was ON the 27th Nelson Newton Lit tle and John Smith were accidentally Killed in mines near Two MEN were killed and another se riously injured by an accident on the Bal timore Ohio railroad at on the TUB Citizens Savings Bank of Leaven closed its doors on the 27th The was a de faulter to the tune of about and had left for parts The bank beld over of ABMOUK beefhouse at the Chi cago Stock Yards was destroyed by tire on the 27th with a loss of THE Secretary of the Interior decided on the 27th that twentysix thousand acres of land in Iowa which hud boon granted to the Sioux City Paul Rail road Company had not beoii earned by the and ordered tbe same to bu opened to and A FIHK on the 27th at Ky destroyed eleven buildings iu tho princi pal business block of the including tho office of the LiB a prosperous and prominent wan of killed himself with poison on the 27th because his wife didnt sew buttons on his shirt when he asked her to do editor of the Leaven worth was publicly horse whipped iu that city on the 87Ih bv Couu cilman whom he had assailed in his AN assignment was made on tha 27th by the Riverside Iron Stool Company of The liabilities were about ON a farm near on the 27th John Neavo deliberately shot and killed his who visited the farm to got his share of the crop of TnnsB men while gambling on the 37th at were struck by lightning and instantly A COLLISION between freight trains on the 28th at Mob caused tho death of Engineer Fireman Wildy and a brakeman whose name could not be IN Central Illinois on the S8th the ther mometer reached 109 causing several prostrations from the some of which proved EIGHTY members of the Plnkorton force who had been on duty in the Pennsylvania coke regions were withdrawn on tho AT Ridgewood near on tho aSth a passenger train ran into a vehicle containing four all of whom were LEADING insurance men In New York were troubled on the 28th over the great number of disastrous fires that have oc curred in tho past six It was be lieved that the teaching of Johann the and his followers had lod to mauy of tho THE committee appointed by the of Wisconsin to select a site for the now to bo known as the Wisconsin Veterans on the 28th selected the one offered by the people of A FLOOD on the 28th in the Little Lehigh river submerged a large number of iiwi ore mines near throwing many men out of AT North on the 28th throe children named Katy Delia Welch and Maggie Toomey were drowned while bathing in the Concord A WINDSTORM on the 2Sth wrecked a portion of the grand stand and stables and prostrated the fences of the Latonia racj track in The damage was MART aged seventeen and her sister ased six were drowned at Spring on tho while MAJOR of the Unite States Engineer estimated on th 23th that should be appropriatec and expended on the Mississippi river be tiveen Paul and the Dos Moines rapid for tho fiscal year ending June THE Chief of tha Bureau of Animal In dustry at Washington said on the 281 that tho work of stamping out pleuro pneumonia by the Government during th past six months had been very successful and he predicted that this disease amonj cattle would soon be INa quarrel at Louis on the James a wellknown contractor shot and killed Patrick a teamster THE prolonged drought in various sec tions oi Illinois and Indiana was playing sad havoc with tho corn and grass on the HALF the buildings in David including two wore leveled by a tornado on the One man was killed The financial loss was placed at aged eightysovon years committed suicide on the 29th at Brooklyn by Causo Ui to the 29th there had been 173 cases of yellowfever at Key West this season fortyone having resulted A VIOLENT thunder and rainstorm on thei9h in the Franklin Falls dis trict ruinad crops and washed out high The loss was very IN a firo on the 29th in Ersens in Nelson Trudeau and hoi twoyearold child were burned to death while trying to escape from an uppei story and ten other inmates were serious ly A riujs on the 20th in caused by a bonfire started by twentyfive houses and many stablos and cows and forty hogs per ished in the and over ono hundred families were A WAGON containing Joseph his asred mother and twoyearold was struck by a train on tho 29th near Rich and including the horses were THE Wells French Companys bridg and car building works in Chicaero were destroyed by fire on the loss of A VEHY heavy windstorm swept ovei the vicinity of Mason on the Several buildings were unroofad and barns and dwellings blown THE great event of the Chicago boodler trial on the 29th was tho entering of a plea of guilty by George the chair man of the County just as the States Attorney was ready to loss the case for tho TIIEIIE were 1G8 business failures in tho United States during tho seven days ended on the against 147 the previous saveii SHAW extensive lumber dealers at made an assignment on the with preferences of THE surplus in the United surplus in the United States treas ury on tbe was an increase of nearly in thepast thirty Treasury receipts averaged over 030 a THE thermometer registered 110 degrees in the shade on the 29th at Nebraska 100 at Kansas 102 at 1015 at HO at 103 at and 100 at Leaven wore live fatal casss of suustroke at New York on the HEAVY thunderstorms swept over New York and New England on the and the lightning caused much Tlie building at Brooklyn was and many of the occupants were Tbe Rittcnhouse woolen mill was burned and on the Massa chusetts coast shipping hal a rough expe THE Columbian Bank of Philadelphia failed on the with liabilities of J35J THE whereabouts of the boodler who escaped from Sheriff Mat son in were on the 29th still in volved iu The search for him was being prosecuted by the sheriffs de the police and the private de but it was believed he had suc ceeded iu reaching PERSONAL AND JOSEPH CHESHIHE died on the 25th at aged 112 JOHN Brigham Youngs suc cessor as president of the Mormon died at Salt Lake City on the agel seventynine A PuoHiuiTiojf ticket for city and coun ty officers to be voted for next fall was nominated at New York City on the GENEUAL editor and pro prietor of the of expired on the aged fiftyfive years SUSAN REEI wife of for fortytwo years a mis sionary under the direction of the Amer ican passed away at Ceylon on the ExMAYOR HARRISON left Chicago on the 26th on his proposed tour around the a prominent Kentucky capitalist and died suddenly at on tho 20th aed fiftysix Tnn Maryland Democrats mot in State convention on the 27th at Baltimore and nominated Elihu Jackson for Govern or Tho resolutions indorse tho Administration demand a reduction of oppose pauper and convict Immigration and favor a reform in THE Ohio Republicans mot In State con vention on tho 28th at Toledo and nom inated the following ticket J Foralter Lieutenant Lyon Bupfbma Judffo long Spear short Dicknian Pee Brown renominatoil Watson member of the Board of Public Flick inger The which was unanimously favors the pro tective demands duties on ad vocates liberal denounces tho Presidents pension commends Governor Forakers de mands a free ballot and a fair asks for immigration laws that will keep out contract Anarch an I indorses Senator Sherman and presents name to the people of the country as a candidate for tho THIS Massachusetts Republicans will meet in State convention in Boston Sep tember NEWELL the oldest and one of the bestknown jewelers in died at on the aged seven tythree HIKSUII known died at aged one hundred and His widow just passed ninth He vvas with Napoleon in march to TUB National Prohibition Committee has been culled to meet in Chicago November 1C to fix the time and place for holding tho Presidential convention of the nartv in THE funeral of John the Mormon took place at Salt Lako City on the and was attended by a large concourse of THE State League of Ohio Republican clubs mot at Toledo on the chose Daniel of elected delegates to the National Laaguo and passed a resolution endorsing Johu Shor man for as Rabbi onthe nine her ninety his OUT THE American fishing schooner Annie Hodgson was seized on tho 25th at Shel for violations of the custom house ADVICES ot the 25th say that a violent volcanic eruption had occurred on tho Island of off tho coast of Streams of lava were issuing from the con tor of the and tho glare of tho flumes omitted wore visible for fifty A DISPATCH of the 20th from Rome says that tho Popa had decided there was no ground for Papal interference with the Knights of Labor a Paris was on the 27th sentenced to imprisonment at hard labor for life for the murder of her whom she killed by throwing vitriol on A FIRE on the 28th at Bel destroyed thirtythroe de priving two hundred people of their TEX persuns wero drowned on tho 2Sth by the capsizing oi two pleasure yachts off A FIRE in tho naphtha spring storehouses at was extinguished on the 23lh after raging for several days destroying one million pounds of LOUD speaking at Norwich on the warned the Conservative par ty to prepare for tho possible dissolution of JOSEPH of who is coming to America to deliver a eulogy on Henry Ward bade farewell to his congregation on the MANY resignations among the Irish con stabulary wore reported on the as a protest against the Coercion Fouit policemen and many citizens were injured in a riot on the 29th at Seven of the rioters been AUGUSTINE President of the Italian Council and Minister of the In died at Stradel on LATER Tnij record of the baseball clubs in tho National League for tho weekended on tha 80th ult was as follows Detroit games 44 43 40 Now 41 87 2S 23 THERE wero eight deaths from sun stroke in Philadelphia on the 31st and seven in Now A HEAVY thunderstorm passed over on the 31st flooding tho streets and collars and doing great damage to fences and small build OwiNfi to a total failure of crops iifty thousand people wore on the 30th starving at train on tho Lan sing North wester a railroad ran into a wagon on the itoth at a crossing near Lako and two persons woro instantly killed aud two others fatally in IN a railroad collision on the 30th ult near four men wore nAiiiES formerly a prominent Chicago who became notorious as counsel for tried to kill him sell in Now York on the 30th AT twentysix leading clearinghouses in the United States tho exchanges during Lhe week ended on the aggregate I against pre vious As compared with tlie corre sponding week of tho increase amounts to per fires wero again raging on tho JOtli ju Northern and much valuable timber had been who escaped from oheriff Matson in was safelv anded on Canadian soil on the morniii of lie 31st He was in opposite Port CAJTAIN JOHN the famous me chanical engineer and celebrated at his home in on tho 31st tho eightyfourth anniversary of his THE French steamer La Voiite uas burned on the 30th at Mor with u loss of six Jives Hiuii water oa the 30th flooded tho bavumiah valley in he cotton and corn crops and doing othJr Hamburg was entirely under vater and the upper and lower portions of Augusta were Tho loss to armers in the valley was estimated at TjiiiBi colored children were killed by ightumg on the 3Jth near Hadciis THE weekly signalservice bulletin says hat weather during the week ended u the 3Jth was unfavorable to tho rops in many From Atlanta astward cottou was suffering from tha Dry aud hot weather in the com alt had affected that crop unfavorably i the Northwest the weather was favorl and harvesting was in progress as ur north as the fortyseventh parallel Modarlfjlo Makes ft SHfa tnnrtlngr on Cana dian tuft Scltnonof Ulnke and to Short In Full of Pursuing OfflfllftlftStepii fnlion to Compel IIIg land ed at Point yesterday morning under the following circumstan ces The schooners George Marsh and Edward Blake were In the same en tering the river nearly opposite tho Port Huron water It was evidently tho intention of to continue on down the Detroit nnd to remain on the Blake until he arrived at but the tug with de tectives on had been on the and ran alongside tho Blake and had some conversation with tho officers of that vos they steamed up to the apparently to have tho captain of the Marsh lot the Blakes tow line This was when they in American and at a point whore the detectives hail a rignt to arrest The Blakes lino was let but at that instant a yawl was lowered from tho Blako and Mc Gariglo and a sailor made for tho Canada In a few moments they wore safely in Canadian and McGiiriglo loapod ashore on Canadian soil at The whole performance was done so quick that officers an tho Oriole had no chance to intarfero with tho departure or to intercept tho Evidently McGari iglo was a favorite with tho for as soon as he wits within safe distance of the Canadian shore they sent up throe hearty The with tho re turned to Port Huron to devise moans of bagging their McGarigle immediately proceeded on foot to nbout two whore ho procured n rig and was drivan to Court twelve miles down the os tensibly to catch tho He soon returned to whore he remained during tho There have been various rumors as to his wherea some saying that ho hud left for Toronto by the ton but this was From all that can be learned he is in hiding McGariglo still possesses his mustache and small and has in no way changed in his except that he is as brown as a berry from his voyage on the He is evidently very nervous as to his safety but the chief of police of Siiruia says he has no author ity or instructions to arrest The Chicago police have been notified oi his but have not ordered his ar Apparently he is safs in He is but on being inter viewed stated that he will arrange mat ters and probably bo back in Chicago be fore In tho meantime he has de cided on no definite but will prob ably remain here a few days to take a Instructions have been received from States Attorney of Chica and the chief of police to arrest Mc Gariglo on an indictment issued at Mont Up to this tima the Sarnia chief of police has not been able to find Mc Gariglo could have left Sarnia for Toronto at ten oclock It is known that he did aud this gives rise to the belief that he wishes to go direct to his friends in A reporter asked McGarigle how he got away from the sheriff at but ho would not give any He said he would communicate at once with his friends in and ex pected to go back Ho was no worse than twothirds of tho officials in and he would go back and the people would bs glad to see He had stood the heavy part of the and he intimated that it was in order to save a number of his He had no definite idea as to his while mutters wero bein his MOURNING Death ot John ttflgitAfti President of the Mormon ClmrchElftht nnd a ftogt of Children bbplore HU of His SALT July president of the Mormon died at flight Oclock Monday aged seventy nine His death was kept a pro found secret till the Deaerct JEventng the official organ of the came out yesterday afternoon with turned column rules nnouncing his Tho Morning Ifera Mormon had no notice of He had been n fugitive from justice since early m His death in exile prevents obtaining any facts as to the It is said his brain toward the last was GREAT movements arranged for The rumor of Mc Garigle s safe arrival at a Canadian port brought a formidable array of detectives and county officials to tho sheriffs office A rumor reached Chicago about one oclock that tho exwarden had landed at Point wards early yes terday A few hours later the rumor was Bulletins at once appeared in the windows of tho newspaper offices announcing McGariglos arrival at the Canadian and the news speedi ly became town Port Huron and Point Edwards are on opposite sides of the ciair river at the end of Lake Sand Beaeh is a small town about ISO miles southeast ot the straits of Mackinaw on the Michigan The lake about the point is full of which makes navigation slow and perilous for a sailing Tlime is a possibility that tho Canadian Government may see fit to return McGar taking the same action in tho caso that Spain did with Tho fact that tha fugitive left Chicago in a Canadian manned by a Can adian crow and commanded by a Canadian the huvyors brings up some nic3 questions of in ternational Sheriff Grinuell and other lawyers hold a long consultation yesterday in regard to this as the result of which the sheriff will make a demand on the Canadian Gov ernment for the return of the escaped ex Governor Ogles by will be asked for tho necessary papers at The grounds on which the issue of such docu ments will be asked are that the Queens subjects entered into a conspiracy to pro cure tho escape of a convicted Several lawyers have been consulted on tho and have expressed the opinion that sufficient grounds exist for tho extradition of tho When the sheriff became satisfied that Me Garigle hud reached and that ho had been carried at least part way by the Edward the sheriff summoned all his deputies and set about at once to jet the arrest of who was strong ly suspected of having aided McGarigle to That Sheriff Matson was sorely dis tressed over his failure to capture Me Garigle was plainly Besides the chagrin caused by his allowing Mc Garigle to escape from him and the real suffering caused him by the inevitable criticism which followed the tho expense of the pursuit has beon very He has been compelled to speiia large amounts of money for tele detective services and other iuci It was variously estimated by his friends being abouc tue average sum JOHN Tho Descret Kern doos not give the from which he died nor his place of For the last two years ho has baen around Salt but exactly where is not Joseph nephew of Prophet Joseph the founder of will piobably succeed but the ques t on of the succession will not bo settled for months It is impossible to pre dict the off jet on the Taylor was only nominally George Can non having been for a number of years the power behind tho throne directing both itSfOcclesiastical and political George Cannon publishes a long and violent announcement of tho death in tho Dexerct charging Taylors death to tho cruelty of the officers of the law In not per mitting him to como out and have his usual Cannon says Taylor occupies the place of a double boen killed by tho cruelty of who have in this Territory misrepresented the Government of the United Again His blood stainn the clothes of those men with insensate offered rewards for his arrest and have hounded him to his History will yet call their deeds by their right but ono great er than the combined voicos of all his torians will yet pronounce their dreadful Uohn Taylor was born in West moreland November 18J8 He joined the Methodist church in England emigrated to Canada in following his who went two years got into a conflict with the Methodists in became a Progressist nnd when Parley P Pratt visited that in Taylor ana others were baptized in tho Mormon Cliurch by Hill In 1837 he went to In 1838 Joseph Smith had a naming Tay lor and others for members of tho quorum of twelve He did much missionary work for the church for twenty years in the Isle of France and He was the editor of various church nnd was with Joseph Smith in Car thnge and received four shots when iho assailants opened Another bullet lodged in Ills which saved his He published the Eook of Mormon in and issued a paper in Now York City In 1854 called tho He was president of the twelve apostles when Brigham Young died in and as such remained the head of the church till when ho organized the first presidency taking tho chief place which he beld till his After the passage of tho ISdmunds law he pre tended to give up his but constantly preached that no Mormon could do this and no body believed he had done Taylor is ited with having had eight wives and a host of He was indicted in 18S5 for unlawfully cohabiting with four He preached for the last time February at tlie and since then has beon in THE A Total of Colloctoil During tlie Last Fiscal July collections of internal revenue for tho year ending June have been adjusted nounced as footing up numbers Of was collected in Illinois or nearly onefifth of the entire New York comes next With and is followed by Ohio with nearly Kentucky with Pennsylvania with over Missouri with nearly Indiana with about Excapt New York and Ohio the collections made in tho Fifth Illinois of which George Wilson is amounted to more than any of tho the aggregate col lections being which is only about J300 balow the sum collected in The sums collected in the other five Illinois districts are as follows First fourth Wren Kcpovtmt ly a lUton of Nonr lilt Several Worte of TrainWreckers at Col lision A CRASH AT A July Chicago freight train collided with a construction train near Hopedale yesterday Wracked both killing tin unknown number of men andhurting five four of whom will Ten dead bodies have been taken from the wreck of the construction train and light men are un accounted It Je suppossd that these are deiid in the in which cnao the number of dead is with the prob ability that tho list will be swelled twentytwo by thej death of thcsa suppcsod to be fatally reports from the Hope dale wreck on the Chicago Alton give tha number dead as about twenty Thoso killed wero workmen on the construction The only dead so far identified arc Morton of Delavnn James of HopcdaJe Frank of Piano of Ashland Juinos res idence Tho wounded are August of BloomlngUm John ot lop broken nnd foot smashed Sam uel leg amputated of bruised Sherman ol leg hurt Thomas rondmnster of the Chicago leg and ankle sprained Frank of Blooming engineer of tho arm hurt Thomas a brakomnn badly hurt of the slightly Jhore wero 100 men on the train at the limo of tha The wires between the scene of tho accident and Bloomington are all The dead and wounded wore taken to Tho only particulars of so far obtainable are constructionwork crow of fortyfive ington at noon to fire at whnt is ktioxvn as two miles south of the disaster these The carrying loft Bloom put out a tho Oroudorf In structions wero left at Hopcdalo to stop tho through which was due in an Tho engineer of the freight train misunderstood tho signals of the Hopodalo operator and dashed through tho town without Two miles round a small the woik train was met as it was just moving buck toward The two camo together with tcvriblo Tho wreck is a bad The splintered cars are piled up in such a way that it require all of tho night to clear tho A relief train carrying the sur geons of the road and physicians from Del avan and Bloomington has arrived on tho and every thing is being done to relieve the injured FATAL WORK OF July accident to the Philadelphia and Chicago express on the Baltimore Ohio railroad hjre Tuesday night resulted in the death of of South and Fireman Edward of of the passenger and in crushiu the f WK of Graf engineer of tho freight A westbound freight pulled onto the sidetrack here from the oast iourteou minutes before the express was and about forty minutes before the express was duo an excursion train passed the When the came in it dashed onto tha switch from tho west und ran at full speed into the freight On examination it was found that tho switch hud been broken open with an oak and splinters of tho club were found on the Efforts will be made to Una the euiltv FATAL COLLISION IX July Pittsburgh Western railroad passenger train bound north and a freight tram bound south col lided here a com msrcial traveler of was and another passenger named Pollack but not It said that the conductor of the passenger train disobeyed and are an in round this there nearly I dont believe ia this modern custom of I want you to uiulerstaud 1 3 been to an I happen to know there aint iiothia modern about The custom is us old us civil I learned iu that one time a rich naii like you named went somewhere to it eost him before he got By the all the things you ordered is Om Death of General Editor of the Toledo July editor and proprietor of the Com of this died at ten oclock last night of heart and lung He was a native of Perry became a practical and afterward adopted the law entered tho army in Pres ident Hayes the Twenty third rose to be and was breveted BrigadierGeneral for gallant services in the After the war he became editor of the Ohio Stats and achieved fame aa a forcible and intellectual He wsis postmaster of Columbus from 1873 to In 1877 he was appointed Minister to the Sandwich serving five In he purchased the of tills which he had since Ho leaves two sons and ono Hia age was fiftyfive Lands in the Sumoan July question of land titles in the Samoan Islands is becom ing a serious and it will probably prove necessary for the German and American Governments to take ac tion for the protection of their spective subjects whose interests Sir Johu British Commissioner to now in Washington en route to England and has been iu conference with the State Department regarding this The existing treaty between Samoa and the United States will expire July aud its renewal or the adoption of a new treaty appears to be imperative if American iu the island are to be re ara the DESTRUCTION BY Floods In PennsylvjuilaMfflunlns in York and particulars of luosduy nights storm indicate that it was the severest ever known in this vicin The total damage done to railroad and private proparty within a radius of twentyfive niilws of this citv amounts to fully At Colesvllle the borough waterworks nnd Pennsylvania railroad tracks were damaged and the railroad companys loss is From all over this aud neighboring counties come reports of railroad Houses and barns wero struck by lightning and many animals wore Farms are submerged ana mnuy small farm have July nights very heavy rains did immense damage at the falls of the Tho water rushed down the hilly streets and at one o clock yesterday morning a roaring stream six feet deep poured down Mifflm On many streets tho lower floors of houses were submerged and a number of small buildings were washed Tho loss in this locality will be over Manayunk the streets were culverts were broken and mills were NEVV July were several hundred storms and heavy rains at various places in the surrounding country yester and much damage was done to prop erty by lightning and aud a number of persons were severely injured by elec tric Tox July 2Sa APhinney and Sinclair were killed hero and guinn Sanford dangerously aud perhaps mortally hurt by lightning Killed HU Landlady und GHAND July double tragedy occurred here yestorday Charles late agent of the Met ropolitan Insurance living at Paterson had a dispute with Susan his landlady over fifteen weeks unpaid Weman drew a revolver and tbe bullet passing through Bonfolys killing her The murderer then shot himself Boufoly was a respectable aged fiftysix Weman leaves a wife and family in whither he was about to Au washed houses and A Tolophouo Monopoly for TIEN July a Philadelphia has had a successful mission in He has obtained for the syndicate i decree from xue Chinese Government ranting them absolute control through cut the entire of a telephone sys tem which they jnopose to Tha choree is for fifty years and is signed ia luvor of Whartoji of and Count for the This is the concession ofits kind ever granted and the Chinese Upvernmeat has imrchased half the Government will accompany Count MiUciewiczto America and are empowered lo negotiate for ae large   

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