Scandia Independent, May 18, 1888

Scandia Independent

May 18, 1888

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Scandia Independent (Newspaper) - May 18, 1888, Narka, Kansas u SCAIDIA INDEPBH VOL II MAY 18 PBB J FIFTIETH The Kansas state republican convention to elect delegates to the Chicago convention met at Wichita Albeit Griffin of Thomas Osborn of Tope Hoilowellof Jttdge Strang of Lamed were elected Eugene Ware of Port Scott and John Waller ofTopeka were presidential The following resolutions were passed in regard to the choice of the Kansas repub licans for president That the delegation to the Chi cago convention would represent the repub licans of Kansas by giving a solid vote for John Ingalls as a candidate for President of the United That while we are for Ingalls for president and so express ourselves in no uncertain if it should be found that his nomination is impracticable then if the election of James Blame is deemed by the delegates from the doubtful states possi that then and in that the delega tion from Kansas vote for Lord in the house of declared that the reports that the English military and navy was not being Vent apace with the growth of England waa unfounded and give the to prove He said it was the policy of the government to keep the facts as to its definsive strength from the He attacked Wolsely whome he say has given the rumors circula It is said that Wolsely will The Union club of New York claims that of the offices at May the senate today Senator Voorhees made an apology unpariiamentai him in the debate with language used by lugalls some The time of the senate was chiefly taken up in debating the land forfeiture Sen ator Beck offered a bill to repeal the act to encourage timber culture on the In the house there was some discussion of certain The house then proceeded to discuss the tariff bill and occupied both the day and evening seasions with April the senate the railroad land grant forfeiture and the international copyright bills were In the house the time was occupied in de bating the tariff bilL the northwest was too late and frost would probably damage what may be growing In the west he said the crop would hardly be worth Prices would not be any because Australia and Chili have heavy A DAT OF A HOMESTEAD A Public Officer Need Not Beside on Hla May The secre tary of the interior today rendered a decis ion involving the question of sufficiency of Explosions of Natural Magnificent Church May morning was a sensational and disastrous one in A number of disastrous ex plosions of natural gas occurred almost as was by an over and they caused wide spread besides destroying the finestchurch in Buffalo and doing other Pauls the pride and glory of is in The en tire interior is burned out and the roof is but the strong stone walls and grace ful spire At oclock flames were seen bursting out of the fine stained glass windows of the church at the junction of Main and Erie of the an address on Grand Acmy day of the as State Commander Feigan and his entire staff will also be pres It is expected to be a great day for the old soldiers of WRECK ON THE JSAOTA A BIG lands Cleveland up to date men in o up to June availed himself of and the estimate is that of the mou under executive appointment when Olevela d went to have been turned Of pres idential a very insignificant number have been reappointed and nearly all been Of the other post of whioh there are upwards of in appears that have been changed within a A fire in the business portion of Eureka Friday destroyed worth of In the African Methodist Episcopal oon fereno held in reso lutions were passed declaring the union of that church with the Canadian hhuroh con Berlin dispatches of Saturday state that Emperor Frederick is very His system is worn ont and he looks emaciated and Hia life cannot be prolonged much Zeph the negro porter who mur dered Maggie a 15yearold girl employed in a Chicago shoe last was hung in Chicago Saturdays session of the Methodist Epis copal church conference was the Among the proceedings of the day the fol lowing were the most prominent Charles of Johns created quite a sensation by Offering a reso lution to the effect that ndrone should be or consecrated biniop until he had taken a oast iron oath to abstain from the use of It was voted A re solution from the Kansas conference was offered to the effect that a mass meeting be held by members of the pro test against the liquor It was moved to lay the resolution on the and The resolution was referred to the commit tee on Adjourned till Monday the senate today Senator Stewart gave notice that he upon the first insist upon the eonnideration of the bill for the admission of Washington territory to state The senate then went into secret session for the consideration of resolutions concerning the making public the debate on the fishery When the doors were opened the senate In the house today the bill to appropriate to pay the expenses of collecting the customs was so amended as to include an appropi iation of i to pay pen sions forthe war of It was then The house then went into committee of the whole for the consideration of the tariff bill and both the day and an evening session were spent in listening to speeches on this r May senate was not in session The principal event of the day in the house was the de livery of a speech on the tariff bill by William of In the evening session the house passed 377 pension bills and then May Coitly Wall Swept Trav el IihpededFamilies Forced to Boos May high which has been running over the wall of the Moline water power for at noon carried away a large section of the heavy stone which runs across theChannel of the be tween the Rook Island arsenal and the main Five feet of the wall has disappeared and it is believed the rest baa been BO demoralized as to need The wall cost the government The tide of water coming down to the city front of Rock carried out into mid stream worth of from the upper saw mills and the freight warehouse of the Paul packet All trains are abandoned on the Paul road between here and in conse quence of the and on the Peoria road on account of the long railway embankment which threatens to break and flood the low Hundreds of families are moving ont of their housed A Terrific May terrific explosion occurred in the sash and blind shop of on Elm this morn totally wrecking the boiler ail the windows for rods around and landing a heavy portion of the boiler on the corner of a house 300 yards It is stated that three bodies have already been removed from the ruins and that several persona were injured by flying MARKET house senate bill granting right ol way to the Fort Smith El Paao railway company and house bill permitting the Du Rainy Lake Southwest railway to construct a bridge across Red nver of tna North were The house then sen Into committee of the whole for the consid eration of the tariff bill and when the com mittee May In the Sen ate Senator Stewart offered an amendment to the constitution providing that a majority could pass a bill over the presidents The house amendments to the bill for a public building at were concurred f The oommitteeon privileges and elections asked to be discharged from the further consideration of the case of of This leaves Senator Turpie in pos session of his Senator Vest offered a resolution for the appointment of a committee of five to in vestigate the great cattle The house making an appropriation to enable the executive and agricultural de Smithsonian institution and the fish commission to take part in the centen nial exhibition of the Ohio valley and cen tral was taken amended and The senate then went into secret session for the consideration of Riddleberger and Hoar resolutions oh the fisheries and when the doors and instantly most interior was a mass of An explosionhad occurred in the basement it being supplied with natural and the force was so great as to tear off and blow out the heavy doors on the Erie and Pearl street People ran to see what was the and a few entered tke vesti bule of the church only to be driven out by the An alarm was at once turned to which the fire department quickly but when they arrived nothing could be done to save the interior of the stately as the flames were bursting from every Streams were quickly brought to bear with but little effect and the in a few mo had reached the heavily timbered In half an hour from the discovery the interior of the noble ohuron was com pletely A Triple BBEOKEB May triple tragedy was enacted in the country near here last Henry Miller and Wil liam had a law suit over a trival matter and the swore he would get After the trial true to his shouldered his rifle and went to a field where one of Oderholta was plo Miller first killed Kinaeys horse and then shot Einsey inflicting mortal Then the slayer went to another where Oderholt was at Oderholts horse was first and then Oderholt It is supposed that Kinsey and Oderholt attempted to shield themselves behind their When the revenge was Miller proceeded to the which served as his after setting fire to the blew his own brains His blackened corpse was found in the burned debris when the frightened neighbors mustered courage the to Beside him lay two guns and a bowie Miller was a foreigner 40 years and lived Einsey and Oderholt were among the most respected citizens of the case was that of of the Grook Bton land who appealed from an adverse decision of the commis sioner of the general land which held his entry for cancellation on the ground that he had not complied with the requirements of the homestead law as to five years con tinuous residence from date of It appears from the records in the case that Flint established his residence on the land on May and resided thereon with his until the following Novem ber when he was elected attorney for Marshall county and to the county In he resigned his office and returned to hit entry and again resided thereon until the following Novem when he was elected probate judge of the whereupon he again removed to the county where he resided at the data of making filial proofT His actual resi dence the land was about fifteen The decision is based upon U former de cision of the in which it was eaid that a public officer during the term of his office actually reside at the or place required by law for him to without losing his legal THE GOVERNMENT BOND Immense A WUllamatlc Kansas Ulty Grain ana Produce Market KANSAS May The Daily Indicator reports ON at regular elevators last Bushels leaving took in aa reported to the board of trade bushels 3 eoft winter no offerings no bids nor at regular elevators since labt and withdrawals bnah leaving Btook in Btore as reported to the board of 2 Baked nobidMBKo asked 61o 515io asked a 82o 88V4o regular no Sto no S2Mo On track by 2 mixed 880 2 white BSENo2oaeh and no bids nor offer Qnotations are for naeatablwbe 1 brands in cai pet half barrel in aaoki aa follows We 0081 05 25 SI 60 SI 70 extra 71 01 056310 SI FIOQ 50 poor In the house it was agreed that the debate on the tariff bill should close next The house then went into committee of the whole for the consideration of the tariff Speeches were made by of Mis oUri of Colorado sf Indiana of and o of declared himself for Ameri can interests as against the rest of the He was a protectionist He would protect the United States against for eign whether by an armed to lay waste the or by the products of pauper labor that destroy our industries and take away from the American laboring man his He maintained the proposition that the farmer neither wanted an English nor Englixh end would hail with joy the day when be would have Mar small SH 00 large 50o leu and rrarket weak We auoto fancy 20o fine in single paokase in Dingle package choice andlow Shippers are taking f large part of the Btore We quote Full 12 full Young 18 An Indiana May cyclone of tremend ous force whirled over a portion nof ortb ern Indiana The extent ot its ravages can only be guessed from a few scattering and the fact that tele graph wires throughout a considerable portion of the state are AfWinslow on the Nickel plate road a train of sixteen oars was lifted from the track and distributed in piecemeal across the surrounding Information has een received that at Wanatah a number of louses were unroofed and much timber in be country Much alarm was regarding the city of which it is thought lay in the path of the The Hungarian Must May order of the Aus trian minister of Chief Detective Baron Splenyi arrested at the railway sta tion the chief Vienna agent of the Anchor steamship und an other agent named Eiqhorn who had charge ot a batch of Hungarian peasants booked to Both are charged with abduct ing men liable to military and with extorting money under false The peasants have returned to their nnd the agents have been imprisoned ana their papers The climax in the case of the Williamatio savings bank institute was reached today in the arrest of Cashier on twentyfive which indicate that Royoes rascalities have been m ore bold than at first The indictments allege the misuse of deposits belonging to Frank which was cov ered by false and the making of false entries fora large number of notes and bills receivable which never sent for He is also charged with appropriating about at different with keep ing false accounts of all his and with suppressing entirely from his books certain credit notes sent to New York for collection and paid by New York Hoyoe takes his arrest and has openly boas ted that the dveotoss dare not arrest as in that case they would all be im plicated as much as The loss to the was paid from the reserve fund and the institution is now pronouced Kansas Texas NEW May Arrangements have been made for the adjustment of all the conflicting interests ot the Kan 608 Texas railroad stockholders by an arrangement entered into by Jay Gould and the board of managers of the road for the appointment of a committee of This committee is to be composed of three of the officers of the Missouri Pacific road and three from the Kansas Tex as Gould today sent a letter to the di rectors of the Kansas Texas road conceding the election of the latters board as nominated by the Kansas Texas stockholders and proposed the The committee will examine into the past management of the road and its present As the mi jority of thfe capital is held by the Kansas Texas peo ple it is thought that one be A Crazy May As Erie train was pulling into the depot at one oclock this John Par an Italian passenger in the day suddenly sprang to his drew a revolver and fired three shots at Owen anothei passenger from Allegany One of the bullets struck Howe in the inflicting a dangerqns and another detached a pendant from a ladys Pareno then sprang from the tra n and fled up the but was overhauled bv the depot The Italian claims that Howe and several other passen gers had robbed and then threatened to kill Howe says the Italian is crazy and hasnt been robbed at Pareno is from and was on his way to Why the Secretary of the Treasury IB Pay ing Bigger May 11 total amount of bonds purchased under the cir cular of April including todays pur is Theircost to the including was When the secretary issueS his order to buy the treasury aa stated in the official was Since then it has fluctuated between and According to the statement issued yesterday itwas or nligntly in excess off what it was jwhen the buying of bonds showing that the reo ipts over the expenditures was greater by than the amount ex pended up to yesterday in the purchase of It is understood that apparent failure to reduce the surplus had considerable to do with the action of Acting Secretary Thomp son today in accepting over of bonds at rates higher than had previously been Today waa paid for 4 per bonds and for 4f per Many large offers were in oases where the rates were the same aa those ac cepted The on account of todays will bring the surplus below It is known that Secretary Fair child is disposed to buy but it is intimated at the department that it is not likely that he will so above todays unless especially impelled thereto by the Complainta of Railroad May thousand railroad men attended a meeting at Twelfth Turner last called by Burlington strikers to consider statements to the effect that crews of various roads transferring Q cars were attacked by Wednesday morning it was said an Atlantic crew was threatened with the crew being compelled to leave the train with the engine to A sim ilar attack was made several days before in the Wabash yards and also yesterday in the Minnesota fc Northwestern A com mittee was appointed to wait on the gen eral managers of the and re Tf 1R Tint An Discovers Wealth In a WAOON few days ago a Mexican came into town with a few specimens of ore which he had acoidently discovered while prospecting among the foot hills of the Red about fortsfive miles from He wished to ascertain whether they were good or and showed them to an experienced James and in five in company with an inter Howe had started for the He returned today loaded dpwn with specimens of silver and which eclipsed anything ever seen in this the specimens be ing actually filled with the precious The wildest excitement prevails and par ties have been already made up and have started for the A stock com pany has been organized and will put men to Work at once and have an It is presumed from the close proximity to the mineral that the old Monteznma gold and silver fields have been The spot where the discovery was made is a secluded no living having lived within twenty miles of the It is impossible to describe the wealth displayed in the and the indications point to the biggeit discovery of its kind and the largest strike ever made in this Nuggets have been discovered that weigh over eight and when broken they reveal silver and gold almost LOUIS A Car of Naptha Scattering Fire all May A most horri ble railroad oatastroph occurred here at this morning which has no parallel tte At north bound Thunderbolt the stopped at the station for orders She had freight at miles STATE A Benefit to Most Calls Out Anarchistic Sentiments and May with the bal lot long live the social These were the concluding words of a letter from Johann Most read at Ulicks hall to An entertainment was given by a number of so called workingmene educa tional for the benefit of to aid him in his appeal from the decision whioh recently sentenced him to a years There were about 400 people There were also red flags of diminutive red badges and red and the stage was decorated with the pictures of the anarch There was plenty of operative no pool it formed the principal source of Speeches were made by Henry the man for whom Most secured a position on Chicago Arbeiter Dyer of the whioh recently gave up the Henry Charles spoke in eulogizing Most as the beat hated man of the two the one leading champion of the white slaves of Parsons was present selling the hardly come to a standstill when train of four loaded freight whioh had broken away from a through Colorado thirteen came dashing down the long grade av lightning crashing into the express and piling the caboose and first car in ruins upon the engine and baggage The oar next to the caboose was a tank of in being scattered all over the oars and adjoining caught fire and in an in etant everything was in The engineer managed to esoapeftrithont but the fireman was struck by a fly ing timber and seriously The Pull man and two day coaches of passengers were hastily detached from the burning baggage and ran down the track a safe distance from the which had now enveloped the depot and was rapidly ap proaching the last oar of the runaway freight when the alarm was given that this oar was loaded with powder and for every one to run for his All who heard the warning attempted to but had gone but a short distance when the pounds of giant with whioh the oar was shaking the earth as though an earth distinotly heard miles and the houses in this city shook as from an The scene after the explosion is beyond The report was in twenty in Every one of the city is the twenty almost de Bap German edition of Parsons book on Lums An and Mosts letter equally the quotation given CINCINNATI LIQUOR quest If this prtiy granted the men say they will cease to han dle Burlington The committee will try to have the revolvers of tho Q men Complaii also made of alleged hign inflnrl flharlHH a Bnr handed actMiMjj of Charles a Bur lington who killed a Wabash engineer and seriously wounded another man several weeks A committee waa appointed to hasten hia MYSTERIOUS u light pKdomen for strictly and market arm at fresh Goose no POULTRYlive receipts moderate Market choice hens at SB 50 per S3 down XOo S3 JOj long 18 30 ihoit S8 Both men are held at the headquarters awaiting a Minnesota May of the Minne county conventions have now been some thirty occurring Without exception the democratic conven tions have endorsed President Cleve land and his tariff reduction Almost all the republican convention have declared for some reduotionpf the tariff and a large number nave endorsed the tariff utterances Con gressman Kiiute For President Blaine leads Gresham but the lat ter is the second choice of most of those who declare themselves favorable to thonld he be a au M on of pure For sowing SI Carter ft M for prime Kaniai City live Stock KANSAS May i The Block Indicator reports 260 head shipment foil strength Duluth Booming May Five large vessels and four coal carriers arrived here Saturday opening the season of navigation on lake Estimates show 113 valued at carrying tone of railroad iron and merchandise and manned by sailors are on theway to It is said to be the largest fleet bound out at one time on the great The Crimes ol Christian Sol May MIL Ida Jor 41 yean wife of Thomas a grain dealer of this administered a fatal dose of poison to her 4 year old child this morning and then oat her own a Both are e woman partially demented and her infirmity was intensified by excitement over Christian of which an ardent student Three Louis The 1AmeripaaJold ing Chair Gos factory at the northwest cor ner of Main and OKallon was dis covered to be on fire shortly after two oclock this The flames were soon but at three 6olook the fire broke out anew and destroyed much of the stock and of The Varabrook furniture factory waa damaged by fire yesterday to the extent of folly The Pacific Goal Companys warehouse was discovered to be on flra at this mor ning and a conflagration waa but the flames were extinguished with the The Pratt County National Bank Robbed of May Pratt County National was entered today at 12 oclock by thieves and the safe robbed of all in The bookkeeper and the teller had gone to dinner and the cashier partly turned the combination on the looked the door of the bank and went aorosa the street to the post He was gone about ten minutes and daring his absence the robbery was effected by breaking a pane of glass in whioh enabled the parties to undo the fast enings and raise the Nothing but a package of currency was Quite a large amount of other monies were in the safe but was not The whole matter is enshrouded in mystery andasyet nooluehaajbeen discovered that indicates by whom the robbery was Change in Shipping Bates of Etu OHIO May meeting of general representing the roads centering in was held today for the purpose of considering the weighing of live stock for There been a movement on foot for some time to abolish the present plan of transporting at a fixed rate ppr car and to make the weight the basis of shipping Experiments have proved the plan feasible and the managers are generally in favor of Todays decided to take no but to wait until a larger representation oonld be General Manager chairman of the execu tive was authorized to uall a gen eral meeting of the lines interested for May Southern May third session of the Southern Baptist convention opened with devotional after which of presented a report on The committee ex presses profound conviction of the im portance of fostering friendly relations be tween the whites ana blacks of the The mteresta oi the Southern Baptist The ological seminary at Louisville were pre sented by the president of the The present property is valued at over New buildings have been but is needed to complete In addition there is for for endowment of the of the New Testament and held by John When Boyoe concluded a gentleman Saloon Zealous Brewing May Saloon Keepers association has agreed to close all saloons tomorrow and not even sell or give drinks privately to They also instructed their lawyers to look into their statutes and ascertain what else is prohibited on so the mayor may be enabled to enforce all Sunday laws The brewers caused by the boss brewer combining to break up the brewers has received a severe The banner or a certain portion of its stock having been offered for sale a syndi cate mainly of saloon was formed and the stock The new owners organized by electing O1 vice president secretary and All the nonunion employee were discharged and union men It is now said the boss brewers pool will give up its since its integrity is The new owners of the banner brewery will retail their own beer and say they can sell May anniversary of the birth of on the recurrence of whioh in each all the union compositors east of the Mississippi river contribute to the OhildsDrexel the pay received for setting ems of was further cele brated here this evening with a banquet given by the International Typographical Among the guests were several con gressmen who were once During the a committee was dispatched to After much persuasion he consented to accompany them to the ban quet He was received with a extraordinary demonstration of whioh he acknowledged bisusual quiet and then went silently out of the A Chicago Post May has transpired that measures were adopted in George Thomas in this city last to procure a revocation from commanderinOhief of that organiza on the action of admitting the confederate Gener al Joe contributory membership The question is raised that there can no or other than regular mem but that if such a membership can be established by those who bore together with the new tiat whioh was blown from the foundation and scattered over acres of women and children were knocked senseless and pieces of broken car wheels and timbers were carried with terrific force for a were torn from the carried 100 yards and then driven three feet into while a number of freight standing on the side Were blown to The yard Of the Newton lumber company took fire and was completely People standing a qaarter of a mile from the explosion were hit by flying fragments and badly The passengers in the Thunderbolt were severely shaken up and a number were eat by pieces of glass from the but none immediately after the explosion wrecking with started for the scene to clear away the debris and care for the dead and whioh now number five dead and the wounded are thirty more oi They are as follows ger of the Newton lumber He was trying to extinguish the flames at the depot when Ihe explosion He was badly a piece of iron being blown through his making a hole two inches in He died an hour The burned remains of an unknown found underneath the after the fire was An unknown man travelling on a Burlington t Qninoy ught Frank ot was run over at by 4 Santa Fe train and The Topeka high ntrongr visited the university at Lawrence a tew days The Kansas State University ia oonx neoted with the Western Uunion offloea by Soever and two old settlers of died a tew days Seeyer settled in Leav enworth in The receipts from fines by the police judge of Wichita during the month of April amounted to The Beynolds Post of Oawker City u making ample preparations for the reunion to be held there in the editor of the Abilene was elected a delegate to the state democratic convention at The secretary of the Interior has al lowed the claim of William tf amounting to for depredations comnritted in by Cheyenne Jonathan and William Blalook plead guilty of murder in the second degree at The father of the murd erers was then placed on trial for burg Hoxie Sentinel Work on the Book Island railroad through Sheridan coun ty is progressing Trains will probably be running through the oonn ty on this line by the first of The Atcbison Champion says A Kansas sohoolmaam has introduced a new feature in her FohooL When one of the girls misses a word the boy who spells it gets permissioB to MSB As a result the boys are improving rap The Appomattox Standard is assured that the railroad the Book Island will be in operation in that connty before The surveyors are now at The route selected is the shortest to the ob jective point of this line of the Book sandy moustache and slightly five feet two inches in He was in the when the freight reached Colorado and it is supposed he was in the car at the time of the being a car while assisting to put ont STOCK AND the was fire in struck the on lumber tLe head by a flying causing concussion of the the victim dying soon Farmers in Jefferson county are rais ing carp Crops about Colby are reported in the most satisfactory Farmers in Norton county expeot their wheat to yield forty or fifty bushels per County News Parry Hutohinson took several hundred pounds of German carp ont ot his reservoir one day last They were large while standing a short tance from the looking at the wag struck on the head by a bolt and died in two a 60 years standing some distance was struck by an iron bar and died this Wheat being apparent yiat a ton of it ven pounds of nitrogen and A May after noon a man representing himself as a farmer living about a mile in the at the home of William Star keyjurthig to engage his CoraTabont 15 years as a Al though he was unknown to Starkey or his thereiwas no objection to the girl going with him aa the Milroya are highly The two started on foot down the railroad When about half a mile from town they left the railroad and started across a piece of woodland towards the house which the man said was They had no sooner entered the woods than the girl was seized by the throat and The villian made his escape and the girl reached home last night in a pitiable condi j ThejshSriff and a posse are in pursuit of the A stranger was arrested at seven milas but after wards has but tains fortyseven t v over sixty pounds of phosphoric with a large proportion of It is claimed that onefourth ot the cows in the United States do not the cost of their the be established by thos arms against the United States are ineligi ble thereto as in case of regular member This action may lead to proceedings against the Philadelphia post for violating the rules and THE GREAT Bonds Toted to a May a special election held yesterday in Seward and Springfield in bonds were voted to aid in the construction of the Wich Springfield t Trinidad There were only twentyseven votes cast against the The object of this com pany is to assign the franchise to some re liable company that will build the line this or build it as Ihey have plenty of capital at the back of the positions have already been submitted in Stevens and Morton counties to vote aid to this being the failure of farmers and dairy men to properly grade up their Jewell Republican Each year country has an increased number of bearing orchards whose fragranoe andj anpwy beauty make us forget that Jewell county is only in her IRTe verily believe that whoever toils patiently until Jewell county is twentyfive or thirty years old will be rewarded with a home in one ot the richest and fairest countries of the Oskaloosa Independent Maoombur was showing a twig of blackberry viner the other which was loaded with and whioh said belonged to a whioh Water from Augusta immediately gave of the New York but the hour of adjournment further consideration wai deferred till Jeff Davis to Lay a Corner Missisarepi May A committee of ladies of the Confederate Monument as sociation yesterday called on JeflersonPavU and invited him to participate in the cere mony of comer stone of the oon the 26th lilBoonraglnf to and Fighting In May Munsebrook the saloon waa found guUty oi violating the Sunday closing law and sen tenced to tea days in the workhouse and a fine of and This was a and the police will rigidly enforce the law Another California BAH May tusk of the largest fruit canning ve failed for Ihe MUnlssIppl Wearing High Marks all Alongthe May Mississi ippi river has been above the danger line for four days and is still At mid night thewater was within nine inches of the highest mark which was in the great freshet of Several manu facturing establishments have been com pelled to The damage was reotly or by thwgiving way yes terday of the government water power connecting Arsenal island with the Illinois aide 1s placed at over At Maj river here is within five ana onehalfTnohes of high No special damage has yet been done though the great Muscatine whioh is protected by a imminent The lower part of the city U below the surface of the and should the break the damage would be May Mississippi is high water mark The damagff already in the washing outof r destruction of d lands is It thousands of Grand lodge Knights of seventeenth annual session of the grand Knights of of will be formally opened in this city This will be one of the largest meetings of the Pythian Knighfs ever held in the west and the citizens have made elaborate arrangements f their entertainment The odges and divisions from all parts of the began arriving today and there are already thousands of visitors tit the New republican state convention U1 assemble here on It is accepted as a foregone conclusion that Senator Frank ei Senaior Warner exSenator Thomas Platt and Ohannoey be chosen delegates at largo to the Chicago near by Jt were frozen clear out It the He sent to New Jersey for the plants three years and hasnt f lost one by winter The fruit is large and V Ottawa Republican If any one has the blues to any extent they should drive to Along the road ate visible signs of a good year great As far as the eye can there is a rich abundance of The thousands of cattle are e and corn is coming op There is very little wheat and oato al the but what hap been sown in excellent Flax also There may be chinch bags 1 ing but they and not numerous enough to be in the knee ftfej Council Grove Republican are in tbia vimntty much apprehension is expressed farmers as to the probable Reports state of of oate are a from their The that and that va broo4po winged insects that are now ones that 4ojb Oedar ten aoKS of teetj houses OTThe into hundred8 filunarcfc Jamw pays that the settlement of the dispute be tween the United JdnetoFrinqe wnue aooom home from ;