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   Daily Iowa Capital (Newspaper) - June 8, 1896, Des Moines, Iowa                               .Today's news while it is yet today in the Even- ing Capital, O'clock Extra VOL. XI11. NO. 211. FULFILS JK BOAST Maceo Attacks the Trocha, Routs thft Spaniards and Sends His Men Across, DES MOINES, MONDAY, JUNE 8, 1896. Consul General Lee Visits the Ameri- can Prisoners in Cabana's Fortress and Finds Them Dawley's Letter. Key West, Fla., June made good his boast that he would pass the trocha whenever he wanted to. With men he attacked the trocha near San Marcos, routed the force which he met and sent men across into the Havana province. Maceo is reported to have men, nearly all well armed. In the attack on the trocha four companies of Cu- ban women took part. They joined the insurgents because their homes were destroyed by the Spanish. Many ot them mourn the loss of relatives killed bv Weyler's troops. They hate tne Spanish bitterly. In the battle they fought like fury, the _T f wounded Spaniards and hacking them with machetes. One woman -whose cerned, but I am positive he will never push me out in four rounds." Meteor Again Defeats Brittauia. Dover, Eng.. June the Royal Cinque Courts Yacht club regatta today Emperor William's Meteor again de- feated -the Prince of Wales' Brittania. Jules Simen Dead. Paris, June Simon, the dis- tinguished statesman, and formerly premier of France, is dead, aged 83. Only per dozen for our cabinets. Ideal Portrait company, over 312 Sixth avenue. SOLID FOR HULL. J x has sweep in this ootn at me pn- from Cuba say -Antonio Maceo nas maries and jn the county convention. Winterset, Iowa, June cor- respondent notices that the Des Moines Leader's acount of the Madison county republican convention is in many re- spects misleading, especially in ref- cnce to congresman. The facts are that the Hull men made a complete sweep in this both at the pri- The result is simply that Captain Hull carries this county absolutely solid with the exception of a, complimentary vote of about four delegates for Dr. Bevington. after which the entire vote of eleven delegates is instructed to go to Captain Hull. This is exactly as the Hull men wanted it and they voted as a unit in the convention for exactly this result, every Hull delegate voting to give Dr. Bevington his strength as a complimentary matter. The ington men can claim nothing rrom this, as there was absolutely no ob- jection to it or the part of the Hull forces who voted with them on the proposition. The Hull forces of Madison county are not the stripe of politicians wh.o be BERING SEA TREAT! and police electrical system was knocked out and for eight hours the city was in darkness. The state house electrical sys- tem was demolished. Thousands of drowned sparrows cover the ground. Call and see our photos, we have the latest and assessories in the city. Ideal Portrait company, 312 Sixth avenue. FROM ABE'S OLD HOUSE, United States and Great Brit- ain Made Public, UNGLE SAM HAS TO PAY Appointment of a Commission to As- certain the Amount of the Damages Due the Owners of the British Vessels, Provided For. Washington, D. C., June 8. Presi- dent Cleveland and Queen Victoria will the wood of a hickor -log takenftjm Gavel for the Republican Chairman Made of an Old Hickory Log. St. Louis, Mo., June gavel which will be used by the permanent chairman of the republican national convention was received at the head- quarters of the local committee today. It will be presented to the chairman by Senator Berry, one of the Illinois delegates. The gavel is an excellent piece of wood carving done by W. H. Bartells of Carthage, 111., who is report- ed to be one of the' most artistic carv- ers in the country. Bartells selected aent t_jteveia.nu anu vituunu. vmi officially proclaim within a few days the Bering Sea convention, which their-respective governments have en- with machetes. One _ woman v, nob capturing everything within daughter had been Plain by _a Spanish because they have the officer would bring her machete down on the wounded soldiers, screaming, "That is fo-r my Christiana." Maceo finally had to threaten to shoot the women unless they stopped hacking the Spaniards. COMPETITOR MEN MISERABLE. Consul General Visits the Americans Imprisoned in Cuba. Havana, June S.-A local newspaper prints an interview with Consul General Lee on the subject of his mission in -svnicu Lee is quoted as saying that he came to inform himself on the problem presented. In Cuba and would report to TV ashmgton with impartiality and justice. Consul- General Lee visited the Americans im- prisoned in the Cabanas fortress. He found the Competitor men very Wretched and m filthv -quarters. He will apply for their relief at once. It is reported that no for- mal charg-e has yet been made in the casQ of Thos. R. Dawley, correspondent foi tne Harpers. It is expected that he will be re- leased soon. Lee received a letter from Dawley, written in prison, which "Sir- I have the honor to call your atten- tion 'to the fact that I am an American citizen, born in New York, an.d prisoned in a military prison without ing any hearing whatever. I took up my in Artemisa about the first of May "ait. The calador of the place threatened to arrest me at the time be- cause? I was an American. T obtained p. r- mission from an officer Jr. command there to TC main. About a week ago this officer came to Havana ami Genera M elquiw went to Artemisa. The ealador tnt-d again and succeeded in bavins me- arrested. I am confined amonpr the political who are awaiting court martial, rrust ng you will frivr- immediate attention to this ease T am your obedient servant, who had Dawley ar- reCtec I is the general who is charged with responsibility for many of the mur- 'Mvana reathe more with sight simply because they have power to do so. However, after they had carried Madison county on a vote of 50 39 they were fair enough to concede to Dr. Bevington all the frag- ments (and they were few) they could gather up, which simply amounts to a compliment, Of about four votes in the congressional convention. The Hull victory in Madison county is conceded by even the Bevington supporters to be full and complete in detail. They had absolute control of the convention and did not lose a point in the whole con- test. It is one of the greatest victories ever won in Madison county and only indicates the popularity of Captain Hull in this agricultural county. The people here appreciate his efficient services in congress and that is why they overwhelmingly captured every- thing- in sight for him at the primaries and convention. The talk of 'railroad money" and all that, indulged in by the mugwump Des Moines News and in Dr. Bevington's interview with a Leader reporter is laughed at by the people of this coun- ty in general. It is absolutely absurd in every particular, only the efforts of a dying contingency to make capital out of the fragments of a sinking craft. It was a magnificent Hull victory in every particular and starts a boom which will result in the renomination of Captain Hull, one of the very best congressmen that was-ever sent to con- gress from the Seventh congressional district. _______ The best biscuit you ever tasted can be.made with Price's Baking Powder. BATH HOUSE OPENED. ness in tho Dawlev case gives promise of f viWrons administration of the con- sulate in the interest of Americans It may i-itprestinpr to know that a Havana newspaper already vice-president on the t laDawley has been in Cuba, sonic time as a correspondent for Harper's and p.U the recent works of that journal on tho Cuban war ha's linen from him; Persia's New Pliali Unthroned. Teheran. June S.-MuzafCer Ed-Din, the new shah of Persia, was formaliy snthroned this afternoon. Rounds. San Francisco, To the comfort of housekeeping Dr. Price's Baking Powder is indispensable. CORBETT VS. SHARKEY. Champion Heavy Weight Will At- tempt to Do Up the Marine in ________ Cal., June rangements for a four-round go be- tween James J. Corbett, champion heavyweight, and Tom Sharkey, sailor pugilist were to be concluded today. -V few changes wore to be made in the original scheme suggested by the Na- Athletic club, under whcss aus- pices the mill will be held. The first Idea was that Corbett should get 50 cent of the gross receipts provid- in- he put Sharkey out in four rounds. As it now stands Jim will get 50 per cD'nt no matter what the outcome of the contest may be. So far as Sharkey is concerned the club will look out for his financial interests. If he should put up a better ngnt than Corbett tie will be entitled to a. In other words the decision will be on the merits of the contest. Sharkey will not be entitled to a draw if Corbett fails to knock him out. The decision will be left then entirely to the referee. Of course if Corbett is knocked out Sharkey will be entitteld to a decision. The only way he can obtain a draw'is to make equally as good a fight as his opponent. The date of the fight in all probability will be June 24. Scarcely anything else is discussed In sporting circles, clubs and by men about town. At first people were in- clined to think the affair all a hoax, but when assured that Corbett had tered into. The senate has made public the text of the treaty. It provides for the ap- pointment of a joint commission to as- certain the amount of the damages sus- tained by the owners of the British sealing vessels seized in Bering Sea by the United States revenue cutters before they had authority to do so under the terms of the modus Vivendi or approved decision of the Paris arbi- ;ration tribunal. The convention proper provides that all claims arising under the treaty of 1892 and awards and findings of the iribunal of arbitration shall be re- 'erred to the two commissioners, one appointed by Great Britain and the other by the United States, these com- missioners to meet in Victoria, B. C. If either so requests they shall also sit in San Francisco. The decisions reached by the com- missioners in each claim shall be ac- cepted by the two governments a-s final. In case the commissioners fail Alderman Miller Gave His Pet to the Public Today. Alderman Miller opened the city bath house informally this morning and hereafter the public may have the pleasure of dabbling in the river's mud. ARRKSTED IN NEW YORK. Iowa Man Taken Into Custody for Shootinsr. New York, N. Y., June F. O'Brien, who was shot in the breast early Sunday morning, is still a patient at the hospital. Ke will recover. He declines to tell who shot him. John W. Hahne of Council Bluffs, Iowa, is under arrest on suspicion of having done the shooting. O'Brien comes from Milwau- kee- "erred for final adjustment to an um- pire appointed by the two governments jointly, or in case of disagreement, to nominated by the president of the Swiss confederation, the amount awarded Great Britain under the con- vention to be paid by the United States within six months after the award is made. ___ New Deficiency Bill in Committee. Washington, D. C., June The sen- ate committee on appropriations de- cided to report the new general defi- ciency bill as it came from the house. The action was not unanimous. It is evident there will be objection to the the passage of the bill in this shape. FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS New Deficiency Bill Taken Up in the Senate. Washington, D. June The nw framed to. meet the presi- dent's objection, was taken up after further conference had been ordered on th-a Indian and District of Columbia appropriation bill. After some sparring the bill was passed as it came from the house. When this action of the senate, was an- nounced in the house the members cheered. Mr. Dingley said the action of the senate assured adjournment tomo-r- cw. Before the passage, Mr. Harris, demo- crat of Tennessee, offered an amend- ment covering the claims under the Bowman act. but after some debate it was voted out of order. A letter from the president was read consenting to the withdrawal by the Chickasaw In- dians of of their trust funds in the treasury and a resolution was pass- ed assenting to the withdrawal. A bill was also passed amending the law for punishment for transporting or gelling liquors or wines under any other than the proper name and brand. BOUND TO HAVE A QUORUM. House Revokes All Leaves of Absence Except for Sickness. STATE UNIVERSITY. Baccalaureate Sermon Preached Yes- terday by a Chicago Clergyman. Iowa City, Iowa, June bac- calaureate sermon was preached to.the graduating class of the State Univer- sity of Iowa yesterday afternoon by the Rev Theodore N. Morrison, rector of the Church of the Epiphany of Chicago. The theme was, "Heredity and En- vironment Versus Christian Charac- ter." Chicago Wheat Market Was Wild. Chicago, 111., June wheat market was the wildest for months. Fluctuations were rapid and bewilder- ing with jumps nearly 1 cent at a time frequent. June opened 34c higher than the olose of Saturday, or at after touching 62% it reacted quickly to bounded to collapsed at re- covered to 62, went off to 61% and there- after fluctuated narrowly. Heavy buy- ing and selling by John Cudahy and prominent brokers were the chief in- fluences, though a number of bits of news on the current crop also af- fected prices. the commenced speculating on the out- come. Although Corbett does not claim that he will p'ut out the Marine in the specified time, he admits he will ad- minister a terrific beating to him. He says the real cause for his accepting the proposition is his desire to prove to his friends that the stories of his degeneration are out of joint. His decision to meet Sharkey will his trip to Europe three He was to start east Tuesday. Today he will cable W. A. Brady, his manager, tho reason for his remaining Oyfcr Ke will begin active training at once Sharkey is confident. He says hs will put up he has on his ability to' stay out four rounds. "I do not think there is a man living can put me out in that space of he sa-id. "There's a great deal of difference in P irmn flpht'tig a man wants to fitfht back and going af- ter R man who knows .thnt all he has to- do Is to keep away for a short period' of times. Of course T do not for a moment place mynelf on a par with CfeirWU Kienco is con- Crcston Boy Drowned. Cteston, Iowa, June Malnews of Orient was drowned yester- day while bathing In a creek near the city. To the McKinley Men of Iowa. The Iowa McKinley club has selected the Wabash as the official route to the convention at St. Louis. For further information in regard to arrangements cal Ion or write any of the following committee: W. T. Shaver, T. F. Bryan, J E. Stout, J. H. Campbell, G. W, Mc- Nutt, F. F. C. Wllcox, T. B. Huckstep, A- McClain, E. Huff. D-S-lw Vincennes. Ind.. June J. H. Dailey Of Bird's Station, 111., was mur- dered this morning by Sampson T. Mickey as the result of a quarrel about a girl. Dr Bailey was one of the most prominent physicians of southern Illinois and. Mickey is a prominent educator of Lawrence county and both stood high in society. Special prices on Scotch Cheviots for a few days at JAS. SMITH'S. 206 Fifth street, Youngerman Block. SWINE BREEDERS, The swine Vrwlers of tho state will hold thoir rr.oetinr: in- Dos Moines bfitrinnlnpr tomorrow. A Rood program will bo presented. A banquet will be given tomorrow nifiht at Evans'. BloomflcldCoal Co., 406 Eait Walnut. There are panels in either side filled m with suitably inscribed plates of gold and silver. DELEGATES AT ST. LOUIS. Sleeping Cars Will Accommodate Many During the Convention. St. Louis, Mo., June of the delegates to the republican national convention will be quartered in sleep- ing cars in the St. Louis terminal yards. The association has space for 1200 sleeping cars and they will be so placed as to afford their occupants no trouble In reaching them. Already space has been reserved for 119 cars. Among the organizations that have secured, such accommodations are the following: The Cook County Repub- lican club of Chicago will occupy ten cars, the Marquette club of Chicago will have a special train of ten cars, the Young Men's Elaine club of Cin- cinnati and the Cincinnati Lincoln club occupy twenty-three cars, the Re- publican club of Minneapolis will oc- cupy ten cars in the same locality and the Tippecanoe club of Cleveland will case tne commissioners iau thV'r differences be re- have ten sleepers and two special cars. tne.r miterences oe re Burlington will have six special trains with sleeping cars, which will be stored in their own yard here. They lt lnprt will be occupied by the Golden Gate I vornon Gait or AIDeri thP Slosson of Northwood. PRAfflSOFUGHTING House of J. P, Pearson at Maxwell Struck and Left as If Visited by a Cyclone, BATHING ENDS FATALLY Three Students of Nora Springs Semi- nary and Three Boys at Marengo Drowned ty Conventions. Maxwell, Iowa, June com- munity was visited by a severe thunder storm at 2 a. m. Sunday.- One large oak in the south part of town was shattered by lightning. The bolt that roused the whole town from slumber struck the house occupied by J. P. Pearson leav- ing the residence as if struck by a cy- clone. The chimney was knocked off and the bolt seemed to have divided into several forks before reaching the earth. The post of the bed occupied by some of the family was shattered. Another bolt, after raising the shing- went off on a wire clothesline. The upper story had all the plastering knocked off and much of the weather boarding removed. None of the family were injured but were badly frightened. Commencement exercises were held here Saturday evening. There were five graduates, Wm .M. Sheldon, Misses Julia Coe, Mabel Miller, Effie E. Richardson, Grace E. Wierman. Professor Ed Amherst Ott addressed the class the night before on "Sour SAD DAY AT NORA SPRINGS. Three Members of the Graduating Class Meet Death in the Cedar River. Mason City, Iowa, June members of the graduating class ot tne Nora Springs seminary were drowned in the Cedar river Saturday. They j. Atkinson of Clear Lake, Gait of Albert Lea, and Roy C. PRICE, TWO CENTS. L. CasWell and Mrs. A. M. Ainsworth, program committee. The following resolutions were adopted unanimously: Whereas, The members of the Corn Belt Editorial association, feeling that this, their third annual convention, has afforded them marked opportunities for social enjoyment and the gaining of new ideas for improvement in business methods, esteem it a privilege to ac- knowledge some of the many kind of- ficers that have rendered this meeting the unqualified success that it has been. Whereas, The people of Onawa, one of the loveliest cities of the Missouri Valley, have provided us with a most favorable and convenient place of meet- ing and have opened wide the doors of their hospitable homes and bade us enter as brothers, sisters and friends, therefore, be it Resolved, That in the splendid streets, the beautiful buildings, groves and flowers, in the intelligence and pub- lic spirit of her business men and citi- zens. in the excellence of her press and the generous hospitality of all her peo- ple, we recognize that thrift and cul- tivation and goodness of heart which makes men happier and brighter and better, and be it further Resolved, That to them one and all we extend our most heartfelt thanks, together with the assurance that their efforts in our behalf have been appreci- ated in a way that shall not only in- sure this city's favorable, mention to the 300.000 readers whom we represent, but that their acts shall be cherished among our fondest recollections until the last poor pencil pusher shall have wended his way to that eternal city where there is no thirst for scoops and the delinquent subscriber may not en- ter. Resolved. That to the members of the press of Onawa, who have contrib- uted so much to the success of this convention and have been untiring in their efforts to make our visit pleasant and profitable, we under especial obligations. Resolved. That we extend our thanks to the retiring officers of this associa- tion for their efficient and faithful dis- charge of their respective duties. F W. SPRAGUE, 0. L. CASWELL, H. L. LOFT. Minneapolis. nd a   favor- able to the renomination of W. P. Hep- burn for congress. Corning. Iowa. June repub- a. delegation headed by Hon. W. Washington, D. June When v. u., June the house convened at 10 this morning be used, the panel m HoUnts in continuation of the legislative day room having been used m trial of nf Ratnrrinv rmlv seventv .members a. case involving the same tacts as those evidence offered in the federal court j academy, when eighty-one young by the company in practically the same determining of the reason- ableness of rates. M'CARTHY GUILTY Charles McCarthy, accused of steal- ing a typewriter from Montague Williams, appeared before Judge Holmes this morning and pleaded guilty. The case of the state against A. J. Murray was then called but the court was obliged to take a recess for some time to allow Judge Stevenson to fin- ish a case so his panel of jurors could O. Mitchell to the state dav afternoon, wnne in uoruins. uuuc n. borlv of Robbie Wilson recovered i ]jcan C0unty convention Saturday se- at 6 o'clock A large party of citizens'.....-- w are making diligent search for the other bodies. _____ COMMENCEMENT AT GRINNKLL. Kiphty-onc Young People Graduated from the Seminary. Grinnell, Iowa. June Commencement began here Friday _at- ternoon "with the graduating exercises convention, and" "instructed for Judge J. W. Har- vey of Loon for the supreme court nomination. Judge H. M. Towner heads the delogation to the congres- sional convention ynd the delegates in- structed for our honored representa- tive Hon. W. P. Hepburn. Clarinda. Iowa, Juno Page county convention met Saturday and elected the 'following de-legates to the state A. .A. WaJhurn. W. of Saturday only seventy -members were on the floor. At the first oppor- tunity Kemp (Pop., Neb.) raised the point of no quorum, when the call of the house developed the presence of 163 members, eleven less than a quorum. Thereupon the doors were closed and Dingley took the floor as leader of the majority and offered a resolution, which was adopted, revoking all leaves ofabsenceexcept on account of sickness and directing the sergeant-at-arms to telegraph the absentees to return forth- with. Dingley said the difficulty in maintaining a quorum the past few days and the fact that members ivere hourly leaving compelled this action. At a quorum appeared and the house proceeded to consider a number of minor matters. The senate joint resolution authoriz- ing a scientific investigation of the fur seal fisheries was adopted. The senate bill amending the act for the protection of salmon fisheries in Alaska was passed. The senate bill appropriating for the payment of claims on account of a. caisson explosion in the United States artillery during the Chicago riot Senate amendments to the bill to ex- pediate the delivery of important par- cles of less than value were The purity of Dr. Price's Baking Pow- der Is everywhere a theme of praise. TO CONFIRM. Alderman Myerly Will Take a Hand in the Chamberlin Case. Alderman Myerly stated to a report- er for The Capital this afternoon that at the next meeting of the council he would present a resolution providing for the confirmation of A. P. Chamber- lin a-s assistant city solicitor, condi- tioned on his revising the city ordinan- ces during the present year.. He said Mr Chamberlin had been seen and that he had stated he was willing to do the work. He thought the appointment would undoubtedly be confirmed, upon acceptance of the conditions contained In his resolution. Storm ftt Springfield. Springfield, 111., June three hours last nlRth this city was swept by one of the most violent electrlcnl n.nc! thunder storms ever known in central Many thousands of dollars of namajte done. Many firet of were flooded. The municipal, telegraph, nro alleged in the Murray case No cases of Importance were docket- ed this morning. There is one pure article of food. It is Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder. Keofruk Tribe No. Improved Order of Red Men will give a dance tonight in Columbia- hall, East Locust street, Admission, 50 cents. Bible study at First Baptist church corner Twelfth and High streets, to- night. Subject: "Jesus Crucified." Text: Luke Everybody wel- come. Hon. Parley Finch of Humboldt, Representatives McNulty of Wood- bury, Temple of Clark and Main of Kos'suth and Merriam of eDlaware, are in the city. A Hull meeting will be held at Des Moines college, West Ninth street, Tuesday evening, June 9. Hon. J. A. T. Hull will address the meeting. Turn out and hear him. Everybody cordially invited. There will be a. meeting- of the Hull club at Mrs. Galispa's hall, corner Eig-hth and Madison streets, South Des Moines, tomorrow night. Good speak- ing-, good music. A good attendance Is desired. J. B. Hatch, president; S. S. Gross, secretary. Members of Onawah tribe No. 23, I. O. R. M., are requested to meet at the wigwam, corner of East- Sixth, Grand, Tuesday, June 9, at p. at 7 .p. m. sharp, to meet and escort into our wigwam Oneida tribe No. 22 of Boone, Iowa, which will arrive on special train at All'tribes in the city will join in the parade. Entertain- ment committee. Mr Howe's A. Howe, the present efficient county at- torney, is a candidate for a second term. That he has given entire satis- faction is evident from the fact that he has no opposition end that he is heartily endorsed by all pood repub- licans." He will undoubtedly be nom- inated in the convention by acclama- tion, the voters In this way showing their keen appreciation of the honest, straightforwardness of his Here's to Howe, a man who never betrayed his constituents for a consideration, and whose, word Is as good as hie Herald. Rdiubjo "Gibson 611 Locust.it. tH-tlVAV- J- iH-onle wc-re givprt certificates of gradu- ntion and of admission to the college. Adair. W. H. Arnohl, M. L. Whittaker, There are nineteen more in the aca- demy who will be admitted to the freshmen class before Jhe end of next year and the college has good grounds for hope that the class of 1000 will con- tain at least 100 members. Friday evening came Smith's regular reception to the gradu- ating class. Saturday evening came the closing recital of the school of music, which is now in a more prosperous condition than ever before. At the close of the recital Professor Cole made a few re- marks on music to the members of the praduating class. Sunday morning President Gates preached tlie bacca- laureate sermon taking for his theme. Education for the Kingdom of God. CORN BELT EDITORS. A Most Snceessful Meeting Closed at Onawa Friday. Rockwell City, Iowa. June third annual meeting of the Corn Editorial association closed at Onawa Friday evening and was one of the most successful ever held in the The people of Onawa were royal en- tertainers and had perfect arrange- ments for taking care of the editors from the time of their arrival until their departure. The visitors were particular- ly impressed by the spirit of enterprise manifested by the citizens of Onawa in the wide streets, handsome buildings substantial public improvements and general air of thrift and progress per- vading the place. Onawa Is one of the railroad centers of western Iowa and is easy of access from all parts of the dis- trict This fact, coupled with the cor- dial "invitation se.nt out by her business men induced a large attendance, about fifty' publishers being present, many of them were accompanied by their wives. The meetings were held in the opera house and court house, and the five ses- sions held on Thursday and Friday were distinguished by the practical and useful character of the papers read and the spontaneous nature of the full discussions of every subject. All pres- ent unite In saying, that all points con- sidered it was the most profitable con- vention ever attended by them. The meeting closed with a fine ad- dress on the subject of "Consistency" bv Judge Thayer, the able editor of the Clinton Age and, following that, a crand banquet tendered by the citi- zens of in the opera house, which was beautifully decorated with flowers and an electrical fountain. Banker P K Holbrook made a model toastmaster and the responses, both wittv and wise, from citizens and edi- tors were listened to until the early hours of the morning. To the members of the press of Onawa, and especially to W H Wonder, of the Democrat, chairman of the program committee, John Warron. Dr. Humphrey, P. H. Oreor, L. Lewis. W. A. Henderson, C A. Lisle, Col. W. P. Hepburn. Ju- dicial: R. L. Dusrdnle. W. P. Furgu- son. G. .Tppnipgs. J .T. Stewart, J. B. Carter. C. S. Foster. J. I. Baernall. "Wm. President i cvells, M. G. Hogr-. A. B. Clark, E. C. Lane.' Congressional: W. H. C. Moorp, C. N- Mnrvin. H. T. Fosket. Levi Baker, C. W. Mitchell, J. P. Burrows. E. D. Cullison. R. H. Fulton., N. L .Van Sar.dt. J. H. Reed, J. A. Dell, C. M. Johnson. ___ Results in Madison County. Win Iowa. vote on in the Madison county convention Saturday resulted in giving Hull fifty-nhif and seven-tenths and Bcvington thirty-eight and tnnae- This will give Hull seven and Tievington four of the eleven vot.es from the count.3'. The following are the. delegates chosen to thp various conventions: W. M. Lowifi. John Berookcr, J. 'M. Hostfittler, W. H. Doud. R. A. Oreen, C. A. W. M. Brinson.D. C. Wright. H. D. Smith. F. D. Campbell, T. F. Mardis. Congressional A. L. Wood, W. R. S. A. Silliman, A. W. William- son, J. H. Mack. M. L. Thomas, A. A. Holmes. E. M. Smith. J. W. Crossley, E L. Vance. John Shambaugh. W. E. Mack. C. A. Rob- bins, J. C, Kennedy, Wilson Kale, W. c'. Harrah. Robt. McCallman, R. B. Powell. V. L. Callison. J. W. Dabney, C. B. Johnson, J. E. Smith. tude for generous assistance. The next annual meeting will be held at Correctionville and the officers elect are- S. M. Stauffor, Sac Sun, president; Elmer B. Johnston, Rockwell City Ad- vocate, necreUry; W. H., Bloom, Suth- erland Couritr, treaiurw; N. Joaea, Q. The most careful housewives use no cither baking powder but Dr. Price's. Involved. New York. N. T., June United States treasury has called on deposi- tory banks for the balance of their holdings of government money. The amount involved Is payable by June 1J5- THE DAY, MISS ISABELLA Miss Julia Isabella Luddingto died at her home at 107 J street Thursday and the funeral services took place from the resi- dence Saturday at 2 p. m. Her age was 20 years. MARY REEL SUMPTER. Mrs. Mary Reel Sumpter of Bast Fif- teenth and Fremont streets dU-1 Saturday and the funeral services were held by re- ouest of the deceased at 3 p. m. Sunday at tho United Brethren church. Mrs. Sumpter's first husband was an itinerant minister in the United Brethren church for twenty-four years and died m I860. Mrs. Sumpter's husband of her later years survives her. She was converted when 13 years of age. National Republican .Convention. For the above occasion the North- western Line will, on June 13, 14 and 15, sell excursion tickets to St. Louis, Mo., and return at half fare for the round for return passage until Jane 21, 18M, Inclusive. For tick- full information apply to and Northwestern   

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