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   LeMars Semi-Weekly Post (Newspaper) - August 11, 1899, Lemars, Iowa                                he Ceittar Putoliwliort Every Tuesday and J^Virlny. EQUAL RIGHTS TO ALL AND SPECIAL PRIVILEGES TO NONE. VOLUME VI. LE MARS, IOWA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 1 1, 1809. NUMBER 08. COUNTY DIRECTORY. Auditor-Chas. T. Ktstle. Clerk-E. C. Pfafflo. Treasurer-A. J. Stang. Superintendent of Schools-I. C. Hlau Kecordor-(}. W. McLuln. County Attorney-O. A. JotTers. Sheriff-O. F. Ilerron. Coroner-Dr. G. M. Mammen. Board of Supervisors-Nell Robert-ion, chairman; 'f bos. Adamson, Honrj Ahlers, L. H. Schulte, Win. Dupe. fflE DAY'S DOINGS SUMMARY OF LATE NEWS BY WIRE. AWFUL   HURRICANE. 200 PERSONS WERE  DROWNED AT PONCE. KILLED BY A LIVE WIRE Professional Cards. mcduffie* KEENAN. Attorneys at Law. onico. blooms 4 and 6 LoMurs National Itu.nU Building,  Le-Mars, Iowa. E. T. DF.DELL, Attorney at Lai?. Farm Latins and Com* jx mcrclal Collections made. Office ovot �IruDllo llurucr Shop, LeMars. � JOHN ADAMS. A ttornsy and Counsellor at Law. Notary Tub-A. lie. O.1I01 In LeMars National Uunk build. UK, LeMars, Iowa. 'DK. W. II. DWIGHT, Dentist.   Onico  over   Haas & IIucliscli's Ilurdwaru Store, Main Street, LcMurs, Iowa. DU. K. I). HUC/WElt, DENTIST. Ollleo over Kulser 4 DIcr'B Slion Store.  LcMurs, Iowa. Town ami I�ort are a Total Wreck - ElRhty Houses Were Demolished and IIuiulri'ilN Unroofed at Snn Jiinn- Koports t'rorn Other Points. CEO. W. AKliO. West Indian Hurricane. Ponce, Porto liico: A hurricane struck here. nt. 8 Tuesday morning and lasted until 8 p. in. Kivers overflowed, flooding the town. It is estimated 200 persons were drowned. The town and port are a total wreck. It is believed the damage will amount to over $500,000. No news tins been received from the interior sue the storm broke. San .luan do Porto Kico: A hurricane broke over the south coast and swept northwest. There was no abatement for nine hours. The wires were down, mid communication with thu interior was for n lime Impossible. At San Juan four natives wore drowned in the harbor and eighty houses were demolished and hundreds were unroofed. The damage to property is estimated lit $1)00,000. Commissary stores to the value of $50,000 wen; destroyed. At Alhotiiton very little remains standing except the Citlheilr.il. Four natives were killed and three United States soldiers badly Injured. I.'l Cancy is leveled to the ground, 2o<) houses beeng demolished. At Catnno the out in! plant of the Standard Oil Company was ruined with a loss of $200,000. .VI ISayainnnjny every house in tlic town was flooded. Tlie village of Carolina was literally razed. At Caguas four persons were killed. A courier who has Just arrived from llnmaono reports awful destruction there. The loss to property is estimated at $r,on,unn. Ilumacao was lit-i-rillIy destioyed. sixty-four bodies have been recovered and there ale many more in the debris Height bundled people are starving here. Three persons were killed at Las Peidrns and Iiw at Jiineo. The steamer Slocum, (.'apt. Thomas, en rout from Mayngucz to San Juan, wan caught In I lie storm and her passengers and crew were saved through the heroism of Mr. Single, the first olllcer.   The cotTee rtinilsli i f Mr. It MuilKU. l�t;t Mill" HI..  Olli.'c liiiuit. i* to 1. .T. {?. I-:i)KT,STKTN iMiutschui' Advohut AGRO �l EDELSTEIN, LAWYERS. Vructtoo In all courts. All buslnc'is promptly ut'.onili'd in. llusliivss transacted In Gcr-luan If duslruil. Chas. L. v. Berg AND S1STEK rallied sank back and expired. The I wo never at any time showed any of animation and were doubtless when picked up. Two other men severely shocked. oilier signs dead were MYSTERY IN CRIME. hovers' (Quarrel   Apparently  Cause eif n Dual Denver Truge*dy. Denver: A double tragedy, apparently due to a lovers' quarrel, occuired early Thursday morning near Illver Front Park. At 1 :!I0 faint calls for help were beard. An invest [gal ion disclosed George llond in the street wilb a bullet wound in bis breast. Later Ibe body ot (inldy MeCou-key was found several blocks distant, Willi two bullet wounds in her breast. Ilond denies having killed his sweetheart. He says some one unknown to him shot the'll) both. The appearances indicate the wounds were mil indicted by a poison standing at any distance, for the clothing of Miss McCoiikcy was burned Willi the lire of a revolver, and the shirt on llond's breast is scorched. COUNTERFEITER CAUGHT. APPEAL TO THE NATIONS. Document Heeelvcd liy All Foreign Consuls in Manila. Manila: Agulniildo has appealed to the powers for recognition of Filipino independence. The document Is dated from Turkic, July 27. It has been received by all the foreign consuls nt Manila with the. request that they forward it to their respective governments. The Filipinos use the old argument that they conquered the soverelghty of these islands from Spain before tiie signing of the treaty nt Paris, therefore Spain was In nu position to ccilo them to the United Stall's. They argue Unit possession of 7.OKI Spanish prisoners Is "eloquent proof o| the nullity of Spanish sovereignly, as when surrendered, Spain's hold Was irrevocably lost." The Filipinos claim they conquered all the country except Manila,and that they cii-operaled In securing thr kilter's surrender by suiioitndiiig It, at the cost of a thousand lives, and also claim to have conquered the country unassisted, except lor sixty guns that Dewey gave; Ilia! Dewey and llrilish and llclghiu e'frhsuls recognized the Filipino's snveicigulv by asking fot pusses to visit the country. They icpent the claim lhat they have letters 1'iom Aiuciicun consuls and generals iccogui/-ing their sovereignty and promising the Americans would ieeognl/o then independence, "which was at the disposition ol the powers." The Filipinos attempt to make capital ol the stntemcul that Dewey had such eonli-deuce that Agulnaldo would observe and fullill the rules of war that he gave him lonspanish prisoners which the Ameilciiii navy ruptured. Finally the Filipinos appeal to Ibe powers In inlluenee Washington to In ing to a termination the "unjust wair winch is devastating the country    DEPARTMENT SANGUINE THE HAWKEYE STATE NEWS OF THE WEEK CONCISELY CONDENSED. Olinrg;m of Cowardice Against Capi. lit. rlon of the Fifty-Kirs! Promise Sciimitinniil Developmenth-Milttrr to He Fully Iiivcstlmilod, The charges of cowardice which have been made against Cnpt. A. F. Iturlon of Company II, Fifty-first lown, promise sensational developments, llnrlou's company is from Vilisca, and ho has been its commander since it wont into service. lie has been very unpopular with the men, and recently reports came that he was charged with grosses! cowardice, that he deserted the company in action and was found by regimental nllleers lying in a ditch far m the rear, and that this kind of conduct wn repeated several times, llecent advices from Manila say that Ihiitouwns in fear of his life nt th � hands of his own men. The men had repeatedly threatened that Ilurton would not last through many brushes, because "if the Filipinos did not get him somebody else would." Ilurton was in terror lest some, of bis own men should shoot him. The mutter will be fully investigated by Stale authorities if the regular army otllccrs do not look into it. GREAT PROTESTANT HOSPITAL A p- Methodist Conference of lown prove Itiilliliug One. The Methodist conferences of the Stole have given approval to the phui of build-lug a great Protestant hospital in Dcs Moiues. The statement is made while the Catholic* have splendid hospitals In nil the largo cities the Protestants have hut one in Iowa. All e\angelical liciinmiiiatiiiiis will be interested ill the proposed institution. A half million dollars will be raised, of which $100,0111 will be invested in buildings and equipment, the balance in permanent endowment fund. The proposal is backed first by the Methodist Church, but it is proposed to take in all evangelical missions. The Methodist conferences have given it their approval and will furnish a part ol'Ihc directory board. Subscriptions as high ns fj,.aim are already assured Iron) several pi ople. It is stated that Hie onli largo hospital in the stale, not under the control id I lie. Catholic Church, is tin Samaritan Hospital at Sioux City, while Ciillinllcs have excellent establishments In all the larger cities. MURDERED-HIS SON. THAT JOINT  DEBATE. Hum V. FAMOUS VICTORY. WRAIGHT & CO., Loans and Insurance. LE MAUS, IOWA. Agonts for......... Ii. 8. & M., Queen an INSIIUANOK COMPANIES �Ui Sixth Street. (1 O, Maci.aoan, I'nis. T. V. Waiiii, V-I'res 1'llANK Koon, Custi. Capital . 8100,000.00 THE LEMARS NATIONAL BANK. llecent Iteliel ltoute Wiih Strutrgli;. ally Important. Washington: Otis cables: MacArlliiir's movement Aug. 8 was very successful. It served to clear thu country in the rear, left and right of the insurgents, ffe advanced north to Cnlulel, six miles Iroiii San Fernando, whence he is now reconnoitciing. His casualties were five killed and twenty-nine wounded. Officers wounded: Maj. Ilradcn. Capt. Abernalhy, Thirly-sixtti Volunteers, leg and arm, moderate. Lieut. Williams, Fifty-first. Iowa, thigh, moderate. These (loops operated to the. left, and rear toward Snnla Kiln. MacArlliiir's advance, under Whealon and Liseum, consists of the Ninth, Twelfth, Seventeenth, part of the Twenty-second and a portion of the Fil'ty-lirst Iowa. Thu movement was very dilllcult on account of mud and surface water. MneArthur reports the Insurgent's loss 100 killed and BKl wounded. They wcro rapidly driven norlhward. They apparently abandoned the Porac line, and blew up the powder works. .lames I'ollot'Ic, a IMiotoKrapbii pi'l'l, Is Arrested in Texas. Washington: Chief Willite of the secret .service received a telegram slating that James Pollock, alias MeKihbnu, has lie-on arrested nt Pecos, Texas, foi making and circulating counterfeit I'tiitcd States notes. There was also cnplured with Pollock a negative for a Webster head $10, a Jackson head $">, and a $'Jil note on Hie llnnovei National linukof New York, ami nThouias head $."), and n quantity of other material. II is staled thai Pollock is one of the most export photographic counleiToilers 111 the country, lie has already served a sentence ill the penitentiary on this ehaigo. Autliiii-ltleH  llnve   \ei  Oflh'tiil Xi'ivn of Agiiinaldo'H Appeal. Washington: The Slate Depiiitiueut is entirely without inhumation as to any address 1 iv Aguinaldo to foreign power., fin the recognition of the Filipinos ellliei as belligerents or as constituting an independent government. The appeal is iool,ed on, liowoier, as denting no pnrliciil.il change, as it lia . I ecu the dcsiie of Agui-nnldo and ills .1 ' iM'jales I'liill) the |)J.*.I to secuie such iceogniiiMU. The appeal puts tiiis desire into formal shape, and it mn> bring lo nu issue the attitude of outside govei unienls. Thoie is no appioltcDsion, however. Hiat any government will beoi. the addles. FRENCH  FISHING BOAT TAKEN ISritiNli Torpeilolioat Cses Solid Shol t.o Make- a Capture!. Louden: The Iltitish torpedo gunboat. Leila found a French boat fishing wilhin the three-mile limit Thursday morning. The fisherman attempted to escape, and did not slop w hen a blank shot was lircd. The l.eda then lircd a shot, disabling the fishing boat and killing the helmsman. Famine the Cause of Itevolt. Vienna: The peasants of portions of Hcssarnhin,dependency of llussia, bounded on the soulli by the Danube and the llhiek Sea, have revolted, being driven desperate by famine. Troops, II Is added, have been sent there and several encounters have taken place. A score of peasants havi ulrc.idy been killed and many have been wounded. GREAT   CORMORO   IN   REVOLT linvinior'h K'-�|t|f>n('(> Itesirge'll null  'nil.....i'oiuuilssniy 1111 It'll. /.similar, deal Coriuoio Island is in revolt. The palace eommissaiy has been ns-slunted ;uel the (lovi-iiior's lesideiioc besieged. A gunboat is ordered lo assist the island nuthoi ities in restoring ordoi. Croat Coiinoiii, otherwise Angwels, Island, is the present capital of the (ileal Coriiioro Islands, Ilali rules on the northwest const ol Madagascar. The population of the gioup is estimated at lio.ooo souls, mostly Mohammedans. The island is a pari of Hie Fieneb colonial poi.sess ions. An Aini'i-ieraii Maltreated. Loudon- The Johannesburg coii-o-spondent of Ihc Daily Mail, say:.: A colored Ameiican citizen, n blaoksmilh. was mistaken for a Knltir outside the cxeliang am! cruelly maltreated by the police, among whom was a lield corouel, lor his Inability to produce a pass. The United State's Consul has taken up the mailer. REACH WATER TOO LATE. .LIS MARS. IOWA Kurd fiEOKEn. President J, V. Knohb. Vlco-I'ros. If. W. llOEUKL, Cashier, i   The, German State Bank:, Dorses Driven Into Spasms by Prolonged Thirst. Hilling:', Mont.: A trainload of MM horses, which Powell Jlros. were bringing from North Yukinia, Wash., lo South Da kola, were unloaded at the Northern Pa-cili. stock yards here Thursday night for water and feed. They had hail no water since leaving Spokane, thirty hours previously. They were at once fed buy and water was run Into (lie troughs. Soon alter feeding and drinking thu horses begun lo go into spasms and about half the shipment died. It was noticed Hint the horses were scouring when they came in, bill no ouo heru seems able to solve the mystery of their taking off. The stomachs of several have been saved for analysis by experts. They were a line lot. The neighborhood of tho stock yards looks like a hard fought battlefield. HOMEWARD BOUND. Ho nth   DnkoKina  uoil Wlneienotuns | Start, for God's Countrty. i   Manila:   The Sheridan sailed for home CAPITA!....................�50,000.0C , Thursday with 1107 South Dakotans, H'JU I Mliincsotans and 205 discharged men. Not. Introduced. Jasper, Flu.: An unidentified negro was lynched heru Thursday for attempting to debauch Mis. Hush, a white woman. A Texas l''ullurc. Houston: W. Ii. Cleveland & Co., wholesale grocers, have fulled. Liabilities, $412,000; asssets, $780,000. Wreck on Southern Pacific, Fresno, C'ul.: Tho eug/no mid u portion uf thu Los Angeles ex press on the Southern Paullio was ditched near Don Palos Wednesday morning. Engineer C. L. Ford was killed and a number of � passengers were injured. Wulvoa Mutiluto Dead Body. Laredo, Toxas; The badly mutilated body ot Hov. Vlcolntp J, Itubln, said to ba th son of a Now York millionaire, has been found four miles south ot Now Laredo. The body Lii<4 been torn by wolve*. LeMars, lowa. We Want Your Bank Account Capital, 9100,000.        Surplus, $50,000 Intorost Allowed on Time Deposits, First National Bank OF LE MARS. IOWA. - OFFICERS-     -        - , F. Dai.ton, President. 0. 1). HorruAW. Vlco-I'ros, Q. L. WKllNM.Oanlilor. .  , E. A. llAtlOK, A��t, OnsliJ A General Banding Business Transacted, Four Atte-uduuCH Arrcsteil. Now York: An examination of tin- body of James Mcduire, forniorly a parclie inmate of Mnliattau Ilos)iital, on Ward's Island, and who died In III it lustilution last week, led In thu niiest nf four keepers, who may havn to answer Ion charge of murder. The charge was made Hint the man died from abuse. South Dakota  Volunteers. Washington: Otis cables; The Slieil-dan wilh the Minnesota and Soulli llakola troops and disehaigod soldier*. lea\os |'oi-San Funic.sen on the lllli insl. Aiililont On' the Id/.iird. Torquay, Kng.: Tin.1 llrilish linttloship, Sauspurcll, while returning linm Ihc man-"iivers, sai:k Ibe llrilish ship Hast Lothian dipt. MeFiulan, 1,0,'W Ions oil' Ihc, Lizard 'tlie man was drowned. The war shi| coinmuiiicntod the news to Ihc olhci ships of the Heel by wireless telegraphy. Mae:Ai'tliur for Ciimmunder. Chicago: According lo a regular army iiflicei- who passed through Chicago Tiles 'lay on his way to the Philippine soi vice, MacArUnir is President McKii^cy's choice for field commander of the Luzon Island campaign nt the end of the rainy season Itiissln Warns China. Pokin: M. de (Hers, Hie Itusslan Minister, has addressed u note lo Hie Tsung Ii Yamen, wiiriiiiig that body that the con-I'luslon of an alliance with Japan would give great ollensc lo itussia ami that the consequences to China would be serious. Three Drown in Delaware! Itlver. Philadelphia: l!y Ihc capsizing of a i mall boal in the Delaware itlver Otto Kainpf, aged 117 yc 8, and   Christian   Ostertaagc,   Kami 110   years,   were ' wlicut, No. Ii red, 07c to (Wc; corn, No. 2 , wlicut, No. 2, 71c tc '/2c; Corn, No 2 yellow, 83c to H.V, outs. No 2 white. 2."c to 2lle, rye, fi3c to fific i'olcdo -Wliout. No 't mixed, H'Jc t,i 71o, corii. No i uilxi'd, 8!lc to Hie; outs, No 2 mixed, Ulc to 21c; rye, No 2. fillo U, oTic, .'lover seed, new, $370 to $.'!.�(> Milwaukee'--Wheat. No 2 spring, till', to 71c, r.nrii, No ii. 31c to !Ulc; outs, No. 'I while, 23c to title; rye, No 1, We lo u-le, bin Icy, No 2, 3ltc tn i'2ct iiork, mess, $S.2fi lo IS 75, HuOalo-Cnttlu, tjood shipping utccrs, $3 00 in $i)()(); hogs, common to choice, ja.28 to $3.25; sheep, fulr to choice wethers. $3,150 to $!ifi0; hiinhs, comuioii to cxtiu, $! 50 to $050 New York-Rattle. *H.2Q to $0.00, hugs. $3 00 to $1*1.20; sheep. $3,00 to $5.2!V. wlicut, No. 1 red, 75c to 7lle; corn, No. 2, 37c to Bile; outs, No i, 2Uc to 2Soj butter, creamery, 10c to 10c; egg*, Western, 10v to lie. Illeioily Hallle by Hoys. Two miles from Cincinnati a crowd of boys got into a quarrel which dcvi'liqu'il Into a pllched hallle. rocks, knives and pitchforks being used. A liny named I,in dor was slabbed in lb" lace with a butcher knife, losing half of one oar and having bis cheek cut clear through to the.....ulh. A boy mimed Sauloid was also badly injured, i.hider's lather interfered to quell the row and was painfully slabbed Ut the face with a pitchfork. Hlu; rrli.'ii for Out lit. Tim lop pi Ice for fal oaltle in Monona County this year was got by Jolui It. Murphy the oilier day, when ho sold to Ciibbnge .t Wilkinson of Ida Clove, inn head of fat entile tor 5 cents per pound, nt bonin. The cattle averaged about I ,'JKI pounds and have been led ten mouths, and were a very tine. lot. They were, shipped lo Chicago, for export, on the Illinois Central. ___ I Union Veterans' Union. Tho national oii�,impm�nt of the Union Veterans' Union will   be held in Dcs Moines August 22 to 20 and preparations are about completed Tor its entertainment. The organization will hold Its session at the Chautauqua Park and from 2,000 to 4,000 will attend. Tuberculous Cattle Hlnn�litcri'il. State Veterinarian (libsou slaughtered at thu Cedar Kapids packlngliousuthirlceii finely bred cows, one bull and lliruu eiilves from the Chickasaw County poor farm, all in advunued stages of tuberculosis. JOIevntor at Ciiniberluuil Uncus. Tho elevator belonging to Turner llros. �it Cumberland, was completely destroyed by the. Tho cause Is supposed to have been spontaneous combustion. The loss was $0,000, with Insurance. May Hwullow lown Control. It Is rumored in railroad circles thai the next move of tint Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul system will he to absorb the Iowa Central system. Uuy IOiiiIi'oiI Array, The 14-yeur-old sou of Fred linker, living In Ida County, was induced lo hmvu homo by the hired bund, and together they started for Wyoming. Tho last heard of them they had taken the train at Danbury for Sioux City. The boy Is very small for his age, had no money and hud never been away from homo. Ilrukeiiiau Killed, James Klcc, a bnikommi on Iho Chicago. Milwaukee and St. Paul, was struck. m\i Instantly killed at Uastallu by a westbound, passenger train. 'I'll Im-i-i-ii le.sl �|ob"leu|o,i henlod i-atllo in liuohniiau County in an alarming degree. The herd ol'II. l'.oies ol I udepeiidcuce w as ordered examined and Drs. Scott of Manchester, and llnyy.lcll ol Oi'lHi-iii, iissi.sbllil Slate VcliTllillliilll, louuil that thirty cows out ol a her I ol lorly 11.1 >i it ii 11 < I lo Uu' I ii I u*i �< ii I i ii lesl so iitiiiilslnkuhly that they were ordered quarantined null! destroyed. Sensation at Cherokee*, M.llniuid, a Syrian peddler, was ar-ii'.deil nt Cherokee on the dial go of assault upon llie I'J-yeai -old daughter of Itov. W. Fonts, paslor of tho Cnugrcg-'ifiounl Cbilieh. I!;i111i d by such n bin re of trumpets, whatever it may claim for itself, has been an absolute, Ihit-footod failure.-New Orloiinn TliiieK-DciuuiTiit, It Is to he I'etired that the I'onreionce nt The Hague may so complicate the rules of win-faro that a general will have In be a first-ohiHu lawyer ns well as n tactician. -- Washington Star. The .Monroe doctrine 1ms never hud ns formal and distinct u r.....ignition �s tlu> acceptance of tills dcchmitlou by the various powers represented nt The Hague cives it.--rndiiitiiipolis Jourmil. When its work shall ho summed up by impurlhil judges, the high moral significance mid heiioliconl tondeiioy of the Cznr's ponce congress will lie clearly disclosed to all friends of lininun progress. - I'lliliulolphlli   Ileeord. Whatever edso The Hague oongivss has in.....mplished. it certainly has awakened the Asiatic tuitions to n sense of their potential power nnd the Iniportiineo of developing and eouceiilrating it for their own good.--Kansas City Times. Perhaps they are not too sanguine who see in this convention one of the grout turning points In the international history of the woild-u new bond of peace, and n stronger one Hum was over forged before in tlie councils of the tuitions.- St. Paul Pioneer Press. Ibe Mree-l Cur Mriltcs. The authorities have allowed the rob:!; of ttmirchy to continue as long us they dure.   Wiishiniiton Times. It is u cnmuinuphicc that the worst iiiifforors from strikes lire strikers them* i.elves.-Now York Commercial Adver User. Let iis he tlinukt'iil to fho awkwardness of ,,ur dynamiters that we have beci: slow in j-ettini: Into the air. Hrooklyr Kugle. Labor can win no victories or advantages by violence or the biteifeionoo with the rights of others.-I.eaveiiworlt 'I'imes. If the ltiooklyu women who unsex themselves in stoning street oars and nobblnc passengers would organize and get after Aguiuiildo the war would not lasl two bonis.  -Ilutfalo Tillies. lOvery stone thrown is directed against flic strikers, and every bomb that is exploded helps to hlnw nwny the foundations on which the strikers huso their hopes of possible success. -Cleveland Leader. In point of fact, there never was a strike otilside of a few Wall street speculators and n few corrupt labor loaders, and workiiiKiiii-u should look the I'aets squarely     in     the    face.-Philadelphia Tillies. Pol.vmiiiiy in Utah. It looks as If polygamy ill Utah were considerably chenper than divorce in Dakota. -Now York Dress, Matters look squally for President Cannon of tlie Mormon (.'lunch. It's all on account of Senator Martha Iliighos-Cnn-uou's baby. - Clovelnnd I'lain Dealer, Angus M. Cannon was fined only ijiltH) for having six wives. Pretty light! We'll wager lie would not part with one of them (or ten times that anioiint.-llnltl-more American. "If lot iilone polygamy will die a natural dentil," says tile present Itrigham Young. There can he no doubt of that, llut will the Mormons let polygamy nlone'r-   Huston (Hobo. The polygamous wife of Angus C'utuiou of Salt Luke on whose account ho has just paid a lino of If Hill is a State Senator of Utah, The nppmienls of ivudiiii suffrage will make tin* most of this.- liboiin 111ulihi Pniitngrupli. (room* (Nullity Normal. The. I iieene County Normal lii.,lilute, which closed it.' Hliee weeks' session ul Jelleison a few days ago, was one of the most suoeessl'ul over held there. Then-was n large inlcrosi in learning all lhat was possible, both in manner nnd methods. The special I'r.'lN'll' lit l/lli'rc.ll cen/ere/l ill the daily leeinres of lb. C. C Hounds, which wore bolh luleieslnig and instructive to all.____ Oiivt*i'utiie*tit llont ImutH'Iu-d. A big crowd assembled al the Iowa lion Works way in Dubuque Aug. 7 lo witness the launching of the Inst of the stool hulled bouts being liulll lor Hie Covcrumont. Tho works hnvo turned out over lil'ly bouts, mid Iliese five lire of Die hesl. They lire about the size, and have the iippcai'.iuce of the ordinary rallers, lull are much strongei every way.__ Ii ii n the -Al- the Missing Mull's lliuly Found. 'I'hc. body of T. J. llcniiott who was reported missing ut Sttlmla July 2tt, ami who it was though! was murdered, was found by William llrundl, nt the llolc-in-the-Wull thu first of thu week. The verdict ol thu coroner's jury was that the luan caun to his death by drowning. Iluys Valuable Coal fields. The Atchison, Topcka and Saulii Fc system has bought 2,000 acres of the most alttablo coal laud.-] In .Marion County, twenty-five miles southeast of Dos Moiues, ami It Is announced will build lis own lino lo reach Ilium. Surveys have been iinuh of two routes. ('MM CriiMbeil by Hti'cot Oii'H. The l-yeur-old son i.t J. A. Pelerson was run over by n street, oar in Darlington and his body completely cut In two. Oil! Noll Iocs'  iti'iiiilon. The ninth annua! reunion of the Old Setllers' Association will iiccur at Villisea Thursday, August 21. Astor -Kiittlishmaii. Wi 1111>iii Waldorf Astor has finally re-noiincoil his Ainerlenu citizenship, (loud ridiluiiee! -Dufl'alo laxpress. True patriot he, for It In understood lie loft  his country for his country's good. -CJcvchiuil Plain Dealer. Mvidenlly William Waldorf Astor n  good  case  for ihiiiuigcs  against denier  who sold him Ills pcdigrei huiiy Argus. Willy Wnlly Astor bus completed job of hopuruliiig liiinsolf from this counlry without Jarring Hie nutioiis.- Detroit Joiiriiul. Willhim Waldorf Aster's formal renouncement of allegiance to the United Slates will not iiiiiforbil'.v cliaiiirc the slt-iiullon  in  the    Philippines.-Milwaukee Senllnel. fcililHit'S of C.rciitUL'ss, Admiral Dewey prohably prefers Spanish bullets to newspaper lies.-Milwaukee Sentinel. Admiral Dewey seenis to need n news iisorshlp at Trlest more than Otis doeii ul .Manila.-Itni'lil'i,nl Kopiiblicun. .Adiuiiitl Dewey bus consented to place himself in the bunds of the Now York entertaining committee. No braver mini Ihan Dewey ever lived. Albinlii .lieir mil. It Is pleasant to road in a cablegram Hint Admiral Dewey had a day lo himself, lie will got more of them when he gels up in the Orcon Mountains of Vi'iuiout.-CI.m'iuuiill (.'oniiiiorciiil-Trlb line. (ieiirge Dewey is not yet U2 yours young. Hero's hoping more than one huppy deciide is in store for our admiral after lie pusses through the ordeal of enthusiastic H'l'leoine from his countrymen. -"Huston .11miiiitil. skates Woman Abandons a Oh i iii. A well-dressed slrunge wninali, heavily veiled, abandoned u Dealtby 2-weeks-old boy at tlie Hotel Windsor in LoMurs. She came from thu north, gave her uauiu as Mrs. A. ('. ('lark, hut did not register Neither did she pay her bill. Tho little wulf Is plentifully supplied with flno clothing, innstof It new. A Minor Killed ut lOvunb. Art (ecttys wus killed by u full of slate in tho Ailicilunu Coal Company's mines at Bvuna, tiuttys was about yiiurs old, ;4nahaa U^eqtat viork only a toyv 4ayn. A it u to- Anierlciiii Athletes, The contests wore u great success nnd forged nnuther link lu the Anglo-American chain.- Nashville American. On the whole, It was u graceful defeat that loaves no sting behind and that opens the way for more contests of a similar nature in thu future.-St. I'uuJ l'loiieer-l'reBs. The English collegians have not much to be proud of, for It must he remember-ed that the Harvard and Yule teum u not ut all representative of tho college atbleUo strength ot tUU country.-PMJ* r   

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