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Algona Republican (Newspaper) - July 13, 1887, Algona, Iowa TO All for this nnpcr should he nccotn rnnlrrt by the name of he authors not ticcesjarlljipl but us nn evidence of good faith on tlie rftrt ot tho Write only on one side of tho pa Be tmrtlcnlnrly onreful In giving names to have the letters and figures plain and er names often difficult to because of sarctew manner In which tut 1 are WILL STAY IT is a fiet worth noting that of the eight Justices now on the Supreme Court four of Fluid and arc over seveny years of TllK lafcst addition to the British navy is war the Suns Which is 340 foot long and seventy feet in The list of her nrmanient shows a formidable array of heavy aud the heaviest being a six tccnineh 111ton President Cleveland Reconsiders His intention to Visit A Lengthy totter Explaining for A Wlah to Avoid pleasantniMii with the Fear of leathering at THAT was a remarkable Gettysburg a few days The men of Confederatebrigade that made one of the niost notable charges of Hie war were welcomed to the scene of their old defeat by the men of llie Union brigade that repulsed RECENT experiments with torpedo boats show that they are not reliable as a means of ollensive naval The French have Ihc and larg est Meet of these and on a recent trial they were found lo be unable to follow and much less lo a ticel of transports under THE hanging of Albert Turner in Louisville a few days ago was a re markable instance of swift He brutally murdered Jennie Bowman two months and a half The day after the murder he was captured and barely escaped the vengeance of a He was tried and sentenced all in one hour and live INSOCKNCE is a great Take the case of Jay He wanted no part in the stock He was out of the street He left specula lion lo the wicked men who boasted of their Ho laid very low and said And when the time was the innocent little man a mild air slopped in and gobbled up Use big Un HE July The following addressed to the mayor of this who was the chairman of the committee of representative citizens of Louis who verbally invited the President to visit this city during the holding of the ensamp mentof the Grund Army of the Republic next explains itself without further comment July The David Mayor and Mr DKAB Sin When I re ceived tho extremely cordial and gratifying In vitation from the citizens of ten dered by a number of ncr representative to visit that city during the National encamp ment of the Grand Army of the I hoa been contemplating for some time the accept ance of an invitation from that organization to the same and had considered the pleasure which it would afford if It should be to meet not only members of the Grand but the people of Louis and other cities in the West which the occasion would give me an opportunity to The exactions of my public duties I felt to be so that when flrst confronted by the delegation of which you were the head I expected to do no more at that time than to promise the consideration of the double invitation tendered and express the pleasure it would give mo toi accept the same thereafter if But fiio cordiality and sincerity of your reenforeed by the heartiness of tho people who surrounded so impressed me that I could not resist the feeling which prompted me to assure you on the spot that I would bo you and the Grand Army of the Republic at the time desig if nothing happened in the meantime to absolutely prevent my leaving Immediately upon the public announcement of this conclusion expressions emanating from certain important members of the Grand Army of tho and increasing in volume and constrained mo to review my accept ance of these The expressions re ferred to go to the extent of declaring that I would be an unwelcome guest at the time and place of tho National Encamp This statement is as well us I can upon certain official ENGLISH physicians are complaining of the low rates of foes which they are able to A Thuiston says that ten per of English pitients pay live shillings or about a ten from sixty cents to jind the other eighty per still some as low even as the regu lar ten and iiftcen cents charged to club and dispensary A experiment indulged in by young men about town who have a fooling of resentment toward street bands is to get pieces of stand before the musicians just as they pre pare to play and begin to suck the sour It is said that no musician can shape his lips lo blow his horn when look ing at a man eating and much money is usually wagered on Ihc result of the THERE has been organized in Chi cago a club with Ihe purpose of foster ing the spirit of patriotism in Young Boys of good ranging in age from fourteen to twenty and not under five feet threo inches in arc Military marching will be a great and skill in playing the drum and bu gle will be The spirit of 7t will bo specially A MKADVILLE gentleman wrote to Bill the baldheaded and akod him if ho could a rec ipe to make hair and Bill sent this reply Take your hairinvig orator money and buy a town lol in a growing town that supports a home and advertises and goes and you will be and a mai who is wellfixed dont care mud whether he has any hair or Tin Yale class of 1837 was a remark able It included a number o who became Amonj llievii were Clue Justice Edward and exPresident of The average longevity of the class is re Of the one hundred and four men who graduated fifty years forty still Nearly all these met at a class reunion and talked over their college WHISTLING is coming into style as a musical The wife of a New York once a rich society but through her husbands business only a poor is said to earn twentylive dollars a night whistling at private entertain There are probably some really good and entertaining whist There are certainly many bad Among the latter arc those who rehearse in the streets the latest popu lar AN industrial scJiool for boys is pro posed U upon a different plan from any thing of the kind in the coun its projector being Celia a rich and philanthropic wo man much interested in the waifs of the She wants an incorpora tion with a capital of and a large interested public and has begun an effort through Sun dayschools to dispose of one dollar the purchaser of each cer tificale being an owner in the buildinj lo te put acts of involving important public done under the restraints and obli gations of my oath of which do not ap pear to accord with the wishes of some mem bers of the Grand Army of the I re fuse to believe that this founded upon patriotic composed very largely of men entitled to lasting honor and considera and whose crowning glory it should be that they are American citizens as well as veteran deems it a part of its mission to compass any object or purpose by attempting to intimidate the executive or coerce those charged with malting and executing the Jaws and yet tho ex pressions to which I have referred indicate such a prevalence of unfriendly feeling and such a menace to an occasion which should be har peaceful and cordial that they can not be I bee you to understand that I am not conscious of any act of mine which should make me fear to meet the Giand Army of the Republic or any other assemblage of my fellow The account of my official steward ship is always ready for presentation to my I should not be frank If I failed to while disclaiming all that I have been hurt by unworthy and wanton attacks upon me growing out of this matter and tho reck less manner in which my actions and motives lave been both publicly and pri for the Grand Army of he as a is by no means respon Tho throats of personal violence and harm n case I undertook the trip in which cores of unbalanced men under the stimulation of excited feeling have are not even Rather than abandon my visit to the West and disappoint your citizens if I alone were submit to ho insult to which it is quite openly assorted I would be helplessly subjected if present at the ncampment but I should bear with me there the peoples highest the dignity of which I must protect and I believe that neither the rand Army of the Republic as an nor any thing like a majority of its would ever encourage any scandalous attack upon among the membership of this body there are as certainly seems to bo tho determined to denounce me and my official acts at the National encampment I be lleve they should be permitted to do so unre strained by my presence as a guest of their or or as a guest of the hospitable city in which their meeting is A number of the Grand Army posts have signified their in I am to remain away from the encampment in case I visit the city at that Without considering the merit of such an I feel that I ought not to be tho cause of such The time and pliico of the encampment were fixed long before my invitations were Those desiring to participate in its proceedings should be first and nothing should be pormited to Interfere with their Another consideration of more importance than all others remains to be The fact was referred to by you when you verbally pre sented the invitation of the citizens of Louis that the coming encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic would bo the llrst held in a Southern I suppose this fact was men tioned as a pleasing Indication of the fraternal feeling fast gaining ground throughout the en tire land and hailed by every patriotic citizen as an earnest that Ihe Union has really und in fact been saved in sentiment and with all the bencllts It vouchsafes to a united I cun not rid myself of the belief that the least dis coril on this propitious occasion might retard the progress of the sentiment of common brotherhood which the Grand Army of Ihe Re public has so good an opportunity to increase and I certainly ought uot to ihe cause of such discord in any event or upon any It seems to me that you and the citizens of Louis are entitled to this unreserved statement of the conditions which have con strained me to forego my contemplated visit and to withdraw my acceptance of your My presence iu your city at tlmo you have indicated can be of but ittlo moment compared with the im portance of the coraial and harmonious entor iainment of your other I assure you that I abandon ray plan without the least uer sonul feeling except constrained thereto by a sense of actuated by u desire to save any embarrassment to the people of Louis or their expected and with a heart full of grateful appreciation of the sincere and unaf fected kindness of your Hoping the encampment may bo an occasion of much use and that its proceedings may illustrate the highest patriotism of American I m very GUOVEK July following letter was received yestsraay by the original committee by the Grand Army EXECUTIVE July JMinil Mayor f Iht City jf iMiiis Jfrauk Jreaident of tin and John Command r Illatr TLEMEN While I have hitherto made no formal response to your invitation given in February last to myself and Cleveland to uUeuil the NaUonul Encampment of tliu Grand Army of the Republ 1o be held in Louis from the 37th to the 30th of September I have verbally indicated my purpose to accept It if I should nnd it possible then to be absent from Tho statement contaimxjl in your letter thttt the organization wus never in so nourishing a condition as now uor its membership go large that no effort w being span d by citizens of L uU to insure ft W6t tome of untinuAl wurmtii at en campment of that body ever held In a States and your suggestion that no compliment more fitting could be bestowed upofi the valiant defenders of a common country by the Chief Executive of a restored and none would be more highly appreciated than that conferred by his presence at such a time and enlisted my feeling and More recently Indications have been dscloscd however correctly you expressed the pre vailing sentiment in the Grand there aro members and some posts of that body enter taining different feelings iu respect to my and that my accept ance of your Invitation would load to discord In the organization as well as nn inter ruption of cordiality at the coming encamp Without entering Into a discussion of these and unmoved by any although I deeply regret the I can but regard it my duty to refrain from con tributing by my action to so undesirable a Nothing can be of greater Im portance In connection with the encamp ment than tho free and unrestrained mani festation by Its participants of that patriotic fraternity of feeling suggested by the selec tion of the place of holding and which is at once the proof of tho complete success of their arms and the highest glory of our veteran I am there to withold my proposed acceptance of your In doing I assure you of my unfeigned hope and sincere wish that in the agreeable entertainment prepared for them by tho hospitable people of Louis the veterans of tho Grand Army may enjoy the most protltable and useful icunlon in thoir Very truly GUOVEK THE AT great deal of feel Ing ia manifested hero on account of the action of members of the which has resulted in the Presidents declination of the invitation to visit this city this Tho general comment on the Presidents letter is the Grand Army com ing in for a good deal of A special Grand Army committee goes to today to consult with Gen eral The Citizens Committee met yesterday afternoon in the office of Mayor Francis and appointed a committee to draw up res olutions to be submitted to a mass meeting of citizens which will be called to assemble at the Mer chants Exchange tliss These resolutions will embody an in vitation to the President to visit this city during fair week early in or at some other time that may suit his con and will promise him an enthu siastic A citizens committee will then be appointed to again visit tho President nnl try to induce him to WILL SOT COME WEST AT July is practically settled that the President will not visit the West at all during the present The abandonment of his proposed visit to Louis has resulted in wholly changing whatever plans lie had made for visiting Western It was said at the White House yesterday afternoon that tho only plans the Presi dent has made for leaving Washington during the summer and autumn lire those for his on tho 13th which will probably not consume al together more than a weeks and 1or his visit to Atlanta in November on the oc casion of tho Georgia State TIED Tlie Cnrtmen of New York City on a Gen eral Strike to Itodregs Thoir NEW July 300 building materials cnrtmon of the west side of this city struck Wednesday and un less they soon return to work building operations will be The who furnish their horses and wagons or were heretofore paid by the load or and a man with a horse and cart could made four dollars a and if he had a team and wagon seven The dealers insisted on the cartmen or contracting for the and tlie men found they had more work to do for less money than un der the old and they tied The men met and resolved to stand by their demand that the contract system must The strike is general on the west The cartmens strike extends from tho Battery to Kings It affdcts dealers in consent and MURDERED HIS An Indian Trajocly that Has Ied to tlio Death of a Hundred LITTLE Juno tria of Delia son of old Sarsa head chief of the Cho Cherokee for the murder of his sweethearts a girl of tho Choctaw in September is now iu progress The tribes have had many lights on account of this and it is estimated that at least one hun dred warriors have baen All the lauding braves aud chiefs of both tribes are in Tho prisoner seems and when arraigned he filed a plea of not but at once broke out into loud lamentations und began singing his death which he kept up until re moved from He will probably bo EIGHT LIVES LOST IN A HUNDREDS A LandSlide Itt Bftftltttrlfttid fthd quakes In Mexlcolly t le Jfbttner ttottf Uoutei In the Mown o tatc Submerged and Over A Hundred Hundred and of Mexican July Forty houses and their including up wards of 103 persons asleep in were suddenly swallowed up by the lake at Zug some time early yesterday before people were The toWn is situated on tho edge of tho basin of a lake known as the and along the street front Ing the lake a number of new stone quays had been completed Half of those sank into tho carrying with them the roadway of tho street back of them and most of tho houses fronting on Among tho buildings was a crowded known as tho Hotel four floors of werefilled with The like the other vanished complete ly from sight and took with It a large num ber of its most of whom were in bed and There was scarcely any warning of tho and it is likely that many of those who perished never knew what had Among those In the hotel who failed to escape was tho president of the canton of An infant was found alive aud unhurt floating about on tho lake in its A largo rescuing party ia at work endeavoring to recover the dead from the water or find the living beneath the debris of houses that were wrecked but not the capital city of the canton of is situated on the shore of tho almost at tho foot of a mountain called tho which Is fedt The lake Is miles long and between three miles The town Is a thrifty one of about most of whom are employed in the manufact ure of leather sillc and The country round about Is famous for its orchards and and Is highly cultivated by tho Swiss dairymen and Land slides of this character aro by no means unknown in but hitherto they have been confined to tho and only one on a scale with this disaster at Zug is re That was the destruction of the town of only a very few miles from in tho adjoining canton of This was the most stupendous landslip on Tho town was in a valley be tween Mount Rossborg and Mount which is directly opposite the The upper portion of the slope of consisting of u layer of rock resting on light had been loosened by continuous mid toward even September this outer layer of rock became detached and went crashing down the Goldau and the neighbor Ing hamlets of Buslrgen and Rothen were com pletely a of Lauwerz lake was filled and the water thus dis placed devastated a large area of ad jacent Over 800 persons In tho only in habitants who escaped chanced be some distance away at the time of the A company of travelers who had sot out to as oend Mount Rigi were caught on the bridge of Goldau and completely buried by the Tho valley is now a rocky 1 July from say that who is there investigating the earthquake phenomena for tho Hawaiian is of the opinion with the exception of the week included between Juno 8 and there has not been an appreciable in terval of time since the flrst shock when the earth has boon at Not a house in Bavispe remains and tho 800 inhabitants were living in ruda There wore 169 persons buried in the rums caused by the flrst A VILLAGE IOWA An tnMndirtit TOrrlble Kftot in Town ot Clarendon HomelCM two Uvtit Best fart af a Canadian Hamlet Doit 8ST YIMAGB ON fire started at Monday what is known as tho old Snow planlngmill seven miles east of on the Philadelphia Erie and shortly afterward an other started in the Weaver owned by John There was a brisk south west wind blowing and tho fire swept over the frame buildings like a whirl The fire being was unable to cope with tho two and appeals for aid woroosont to A steamer and hook and ladder truck were arriving at Clarendon at Every effort was mado tc save tho but the depot oftho Philadelphia Erie was the only building consequence The area burnoa over is about twonty The value of tho buildings de stroyed Is roughly while tho insurance is The adjust ers aro now on the It is esti mated that people aw Some aro camped out at while some have been taken to from which place the provisions wore Rough lumber is being to Clarendon as fast as possible In order that shelter may be provided for those burned It is now well established that tho fire was of ihcondtnry Public rUttio at Clarendon says that two weeks when liquor licenses were refused to all appli cants in Warren the proprietor of the Weaver threat ened to fire tho town if tho decision of the court was not reversed in two Yesterday after the fire burned tho citizens looked about for Ma one of the tires started in his room in tho he was not to bo A warrant charging him with arson was sworn out and posses scoured tho sur rounding country to apprehend He was found hiding in the woods six miles from and because lynching was fearod he was taken to Warren A tharred skeleton was found in one of the rooms of the and it is supposed to be that of a hackdriver named who is He was seen about the hotel early in the evening During the fire John Stewart was caught by a burning oil tank and It is feared that others shared a similar Other oil tanks exploded and the valley was soon full of burning The people became panicstricken and flod to the hills for Tho fire practically cut off telegraphic communication with the There were 106 buildings PAUTLY July portion of this village was yesterday afternoon re duced to About thirty private dwel lings and a number of places of business were Very fow of the places wero and several families are left The loss is estimated at grata QUICKLY THE POSTAL Italian Miners Surpiisael by a Ituah o Water at July terrible mine disaster oourred shortly after noon yesterday in the Sturgjon River at A number of miners had got a blast ready when watar rushed into the mine so fast that many couW not Eight Italians are known to be in the mine aud they are surely It will be impossible to recover bod ies before this The names of the victims can not ba learned The cause of the disaster was the failure of the pump which relieved the mine of water to Tha shaft is 10J feet Tho mine managers telegraphed to Esca naba for a largo Celloiilte Factory Destroyed by an Ex Im Killed uud 1wou ty July explosion occurred in the Cellouito Manufacturing Companys works at eleven oclock yester day A nauiLa and Miss Arianiu Muchmore were instant ly killed und about twenty others wero seriously none The three brick were totally The loss ou the workt is A number of stores and houses wero and people wero thrown down in houses from the force of tha The loss iu the town can uot yet be esti Terriblu Losa of by Overflowing of u Itlver in July Weucnow river in China has overflowed its sub merging miles of und thou sands of persons are believed to have beeu The city of Chuchow submerged and the inhabitants have taken to The town of Nagy was destroyed by a hurricane ivuJ waterspout Wednesday night aud tha site ol the town and adjoining district converted into a vast Muuy lost their A Masked Mob at I Lynches a Communistic Swede Who 1iUally Shot a Popular July noon yesterday John a Swede of Socialistic shot and mortally wounded a prominent The shoot ing was done without the slightest provo and there was the most intenst The popular feeling cul minated at when the murderer was taken from jail by masked men and Christianson held a grudge against his who was married Tues day and whose money he desired to He called her out of the house yesterday morning into the back yard and brutally assaulted her until assistance ar when ho took to a shod close whence several shots were hoard by Among them was thinking the man had shot opened thj when the man tho ball penetrating in the region of Norths Ho was conveyed to the hospital close where he lies in a coma tose North is chiot physician of tho Louis Pacific railway hospital at this place and a brotherin law of chief surgeon of the He is much respected in this The Swode was arrested at An angry crowd soon gathered and loud threats were but ths man was put in jail As news of tho shooting spread great crowds assembled and tha utmost excitement This was inflamed at a lata hour when it was re ported from Norths bedside that the injured man could not Rumors wore heard during the evening that an organized effort was being made to lynch the mur Christianson was taken from the jail at and thence on a run down Broadway to a iron bridge spanning the Wa bash where ho was hanged from an iron beam in the center of the bridge at a quarter past Twentytwo masked men came on a run to the jail door through the large crowd gath ered there and in a thorough and syste matic manner proceeded to batter down the then tha two larga iron doors leading to his and then with a yell and a hurrah started down It was exactly thirty minutes from the tima they com menced until the wretch was dangling in The first attempt ha clutched tho ropa hands aud then raised himself He was then lowered and hia haudc He was swung up amid the yells of the people of whom there werj fully Tho only words he uttered were curses upon his After the hanging the vigilantes inarched in a body uv the street with a pariiug salute from their quietly dis They were thoroughly orgunizad and proceeded in a systematic manner about the The opinion generally is that he met his just Its Kfllcleiicy Further Improved by Making ot a Number of Towns In 1111 Iowa dliina MoneyOrder July following ad ditional moneyorder offices in Illinois established yesterday by Postmaster General Vilas Alto Ar Beecher Gross Mound New North North Prairie du Snilor Stones Tho Post masterGeneral has also ordered the estab lishment of Illinois postalnote offices as follows Pren Dor Rock Moneyorder offices were made also of towns in the following States Coal Etna New Sunmun und Grant Hoi North Wash West Michignn Black Breokin Hoi HEAVY A Dull Market and Inability to Collections Koxponsible for the Down fall of a New York DryGoods House Liabilities Over NEW Julj John and Fran cis composing the firm of John Slade drygoods merchants at 57 Leonard mado an assignment yesterday afternoon to Walter War giving preferences to the amount of In March according to the firms own it was worth from to with a capital of in The firms made to ward the end of showed that it owned about worth of real estate at Law and in this Jiradntreelt reported its credit The causes of the failure are said to have been a dull market and outstanding claims which could not at present be The firm has been iu business fiftytwo y ears The following artthe Louis quotations 9 no Henry postmaster at Mttaon resigned a few days He was the last Republican postmaster in Cerro Oordo Burlington is badly bothered with lars and Representative Lyra ot the Niith Congressional gives notice of the competitive examination of young meni desirous of entering the West Point Military there being a vacancy to 1111 from that For selling liquor in bottles from his pocket without a Government license of was the other day and taken to Dubuque to have a hearing before the United States Dos Moines County claims to have as fine lireclay as there is in the The residence of Mary about two miles from was destroyed by fire the other The loss was about and insurance only Humboldt is very proud of the fact of its being the residence of the only female bachelor of divinity in Miss Marion She received the de gree at only a few days Miss Murdocu entcrjd the ministry two years and has been the pastor of the Unitarian Church of Humboldt since that One hundred and seven fire insurance twentynine Ufe and one acci dent insurance company are doing business in together with twenty nine assess ment or cooperative John and sons of two young were drowned the other evening iu the Iowa ten miles west of At a recent meeting of the members of the Twentyfirst Iowa it was decided to hold their next reunion at about the 2Jth of August together with their annual Harvest A lire at Hock Lyon a few evenings ago destroyed several busi ness causing a total loss of Postmaster of Pottawat tamie recently received a letter with the request that ho hand it to any person who has hog cholera in his It has not yet been The remains of Abner founder of 1he Boston who also founded an infidel colony more than forty years which has long since were recently taken up from their resting place at Salubria and reinterred at Van Buren by his Carroll for the first time its organization in possesses a a good substantial brick provided with four chrome steel also office and residence for the William of Dos has been appointed register of the laud office la that Some time ago a dog owned by William of Jefferson frightened a horse on which Arthur Coffee was and he wa thrown off and The father has now commenced suit against the owner of the dog for Crop from one hundred Iowa towns show that wheat crop is almost entirely destroyed by Rye and oats will make a twothirds Corn is in fine The Board of Supervisors recently granted permits to three breweries at Dos Moines to manufacture and sell beer for lawful There have been no open sales of the beverage by the brewers since last although the drug stores have driven a brisk trade in Mil waukee The breweries are now opsn to the The business men of Fort Dodge have agreed to raise a bonus ot to secure the location in that city of the Illinois Con tral roundhouse and repair A boatrace on the Government canal course at Keokuk a few days three miles with a between Jake and Charles of and of was won by the Kennedy Dairy Commissioner Sherman in a recent interview said there was not a pound of bogus butter in the State and the dairy men were getting two cents a pound more than last on an Creameries pay ten and twelve cents per inch for last year eight to ton terine finds its market now in the large in the pineries and mining regions and in foreign Mr Sherman notes the fact of the decrease of scarlet fever since the National law restricting the sale of oleo and George a farmer three miles from while firing at a mark the other day accidentally shot and killed his eightyearold Samuel a prominent PulU tor July the Uuiou Pacific Railway Commission yester day General James Stone gave evidence that iu stock of tue Pawnee Western railroad was paid by hirnsulf and General Thomas to secure the passage by Congress of the Pacific Railway Among ttia prominent persons who wertf to receive this stock were of Indiana exSecretary of the Interior Caleb exSenator of and Thaddoui Tao witness disci tumei any par Bonal knowledge as to who eventually got this He did not kuow personally that any of it for uoso of corrupting FOR COMMERCIAL Ben Butterworth and Krastua Wluian Talk to Canadian Farmers on the July Port sixty five miles east of this Eras tus Wiman and Benjamin Butterworth ad dressed a large and enthusiastic composed largely of on the sub jeet of commercial Wimau ar gued that instead of encouraging separa tion commercial union would have a ten dency to maintain British who was given a mosten thusiastic ably supported Wiinans He could see no valid reason why the fullest aud freest trade relations should uot exist between the two At the close of Buttarworths speech u resolution favor ing commercial union was carried amid ItoiiU July U9th call for 3 per matured on tho 1st Since then of the bonds have been redeeineii by the Treas ury leaving of that cull still Of the bonds re deemed been deposited with the United States Treasurer to se cure National bank The a per cent loan amounted to all of winch has been The amount re deemed to date is so that thera is Btlll outstanding New July mortality ia this city begins to excite Monday 200 died and yesterday tlw deaths of 1W4 farmer of Des Moines and a for mer member of the Iowa sui cided by shooting himself through the heart with a rifle the other morning afc Illhealth was the An interesting ralic is to be seen at tha cfllco of the Irwin Philips at in the shape of a brick which will ba placed near the main entrance of their new An inscription on a small copper plate is upon the brick and is self It reads This brick made in the year 1841 by the Mormons at It was brought to Keokuk by water and entered into the construction of the first brick building erected ia this city aud on the site by one of the original Mormon Congressman Kerrs near Gruudy was struck by lightning a few days ago and considerably Andrew of Union Coun sports a gold wiitoh engraved t January 1837 From Armstrong to Andrew Spencer for kindness received in And hereby bangs a pleasant Andrew in his young was engaged at work at on the old Chicago and a man named who was also working was taken sick and was cnrad for by A year ago who ia a capitalist in heard of Spen who is seventyfour years and sent him this A man about twentythree years of age has been rounding up Cherokee County farm residences while the owners wera attending The fellow even stole the pennies out of childrens money Ho was apprehended a few days ago and bound over to await the action of the grand Abraham who lived fifteen miles southwest of Franklin was found dead near bis house the other evening by his He left home in the morning apparently Coroner Kays was and the verdict was that the death occurred by the rupture of a Wood The Mississippi river has never been known to he so low fit Burlington at this of the year as ;