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LeMars Sentinel (Newspaper) - May 9, 1890, Lemars, Iowa 1 ^^ji VOL. XX, NO. 37, LE MARS, IOWA, FKlDA Y, 9, 1890. ISSUED SEMI-WEEKLY. $2.00 PER YEAR EXIT WINTER. Dull times don't matter, always some clothes to be sold. If our goods are more desirable than others you should buy them. We have been selling clothing for twenty-two years and feel rather familiar with the business. Our sales in LeMars for the past nine years have been very satisfactory, but this year we have bought more GOOD GOODS than ever before. We are bound to win more trade to do a larger busi- neks. Merit in Her^^^^ Pays is our motto-we live up to it. We can't buy clothes too good or sell them too cheap. You will find our stock very complete this season in CLOTHING, Hats, Gloves, Shoes, NECKWEAR, UNDERWEAR, ItB Sis. Fii Sis -AJ^D- French Flansel SUrts, Collars, Cnffs, Trnnks, Valises &c. You've heard of us, now come , and see us we will do you good. -AT- ONE PRICE .; S. Clothing House ARKANSAS' BLOT Investigation Following Clayton's Untimely Taking Off. BfiOOD DENIES SAWTELLE'S STORY Btinkor Clnaaon'H Trial - FJiiladulpliia Hankers Arrested-An Illinois Murder -Desperate lOncouninr llotwoeii Wiirg:-lars and Offlccrg-A Fatal Quarrel. Lexington, Ky., May 8.-There were no sensational developments in the Cleiy-ton-Breckiniidgo investigation. The judges and olevlcs of election at Cotton Plant township, Woodi-uit connty, were examined, and testiiied that the election was fair and the count honest. Ahout five hundred negroes testified as to how they voted in theii- respective townships. R. A. Hooper, hrother of the late Thomas Hooper, te.stifled that his father was killed by Powell Clayton's militia on Doc. 0, 18G9. Ho never knew what his father was an'ested for. His father was tied to a horse, and while the mUi-tia was taking him to Louisville they shot him to death. No one was ever punished for the mtirder. He declared that at no time during the month of Jamiary, 1889, did he see his brother. "Doc" Itlood. Dover, N. H., May 8.-Coimty Solicitor John Kivel has received a letter from Dr. Charles Blood, revealing his whereabouts-with relatives near the Canada line-offering to become a governnient witness in the trial of Isaac Sawtelle for the murder of his brother, Hiram Sawtelle. Blood wi'ites that he can prove the charges against him in Sawtelle's confession to be untrue. He denies having met Sawtelle in the Astor House, New York, as stated by the latter; that he was with Sawtelle any time during the montt prior to the murder, or that he was in New Hampshire when the crime was committed, and asserts liLs ability to establish an alibi. He aslcs only the assurance that he shall have that protection which the government always accords its witnesses. ' AITaU's of a Collaiised llaTik. Philadelphia, May 8.-The assignee of the collapsed National Bank of America made a statement to the stockholders sho-wing total liabilities of $526,048, and assets amounting nominally to $753,745. Of the assets $1,355 is in cash, $3y,000 in the Asphalt Block company's bonds and stock, and $80,000 in American Life Insurance stock. The $376,000 paid in by the stockholders is not included in the liabilities. The stockholders have decided to make application for the appointment of an appraiser. The depositors hope to get at least 50 per cent, of their money back. Wholesale Hold-Ups. Las Vegas, N. M., May 8.-Early yesterday morning two men held up a night operator, two conductors, two engineers and a watchman at Lamy Junction while two ti'ains were awaiting orders, and secured seven watches and $35 in cash. The night clerk recognized one of the robbers as Lee Waite, a notorious horse thief and liighwajnnan who was released from the penitentiary at Santa Fe Tuesday on bail. A posse is in pursuit.__ Killed OH His Farm. Mattoon, nisi. May 8.-James Rogers, a fanner residing nine miles north of this city, was found with his skull fractured, in his field. He died from the effects of his injuries later. Two neighbors, Hafve Campbell and Jack King, who had been drinking hea;Vily Sunday arid Monday, are suspected' of ha^^ng dealt the blows. Campbell was arrested in this city and King will prob-ahly soon be under arrest.' Rogers leaves a wife and several cluldren. Banker Claasen's Trial Begun. Ni!w York, May 8.-The tiial of Peter J. Claasen, ex-president of the Sixth National banlf, charged. >vith embezzling the securities'of the bank, wa^ begun in the Uniteil'Stiites cu'cuit court. The accused is defended,,by Gen, P. Ben.i .Poster and ex-United States Assist-.' ant District Attorney Tenney. The proser cntion is represented by-United States Distiict Attorney Mitchell, and his assistant, Mr. Rose. i.iablo to Indletinont. Nashville, Terin.,, May .8.-Judge Ridley, of the criminal court,. charged the gi-and jury that newspaper publish^ ers who offer prizes for the most popular person, and for the nearest guess at the population of- the city, county or state, are liable to indictment for violation of the law against gambling. He held that prizes could be offered x^rovid-ed no coupons were printed. Denperute Xlncouiiter with Burj^Iurs. Massillon, O., May 8.-Duiing a desperate encounter between Officers Hagen and Ertle and two _ masked burglars Hagen was shot through the leg and beaten-over the head with revolvers, receiving four ugly gashes. One burglar escaped and the other was caught. Eighteen shots were exchanged. ' Fatal Quarrel Over a JuilBinont; New'Waterford, O., May 8.-In a quarrel over a judgment note Ira Mar-latt shot and killed Barack Ashton, foui-miles south of here, and wounded Lewis Bell. He fired a shot at the sheriff while being , arrested but was overpowered and locked up. ^. A 14-Year-OId Boy to Hang; BAtEiGH,N; 0., May. 8.-Avery Butler, the l4-year-old'boy who shot and killed his father at Clinton recently, has been convicted of murder and sentenced to be hanged June 10. He said in his testimony on his own behalf that his mother urged him to assassinate his father. One of. the Boodle Board. New York, May 8.-Ex-Alderman Henry L. Sayles, of the boodle board of 1884, furnished $25,000 bond in the district attorney's office to await the issue of his case. His brother, Sol, Sayles, went on his bond.  ^ ' Bankers Arrested; PHILADET.JHIA, May 8.-The president and leading ri.ofScera^^ of the Bank of AmericaVereiw^epte^'torireceivingde-podto wMla'iilw'AlNiink wiu^:-l^ MKTIfOniST lUSIIOP.S. T\cy Meet (n HI. r.oiilH-Tiiu Qundruu-iiial J.oI.f.iT U(ni; Cinciimati, 1. AlIEUICAN ASSOCIATIOK. At .Syracuse-Syracuse, 1; Bocliester, 7. At iirooklvn-Brooklyn, 4; Athletics, 5. At Toledo-Toledo, 0: Louisville, 1. �\V|.:STKHN ASSOCIATION. At Minneapolis-jMinneapolis. 4; St. Paul, 0. At Sioux City-Sioux City. 8; Kansas City, 4. At Omahtt-Omaha,:); Denver, 12. THE ASYLUItt HOllKOU. I^ater Reports Place tlie Numlier Burned to Ueatli at 150. Montreal, Que., May 8.-The last report of the Tongue Point asylum authorities to the legislatitre .showed that there were 1,780 inmates, instead of 1,-300, as recently stated. The general oiJinion now is that at least one hundred and fifty inmates were burned to death. A coroner's imxtie.st will be held to-day. It is now known that manj' of the wards were locked up and the firemen did not reach them to break in the doors so that whole roomfuls of inmates- perished. The patients are now confined ui houses in the vicinity and are being cared for comfortably. Thomas-Fay. Chicago, May 8.-The wedding of Miss Rose Fay and . Tlieodore Thomas, the famous orchestra leader, took place at 8 o'clock in the chapel of the Episcopal Church of Ascension, which was beautifully decorated with flowers and Crowded . with. representatives of Chicago's prominent families and guests from abroad lii honor of the event. Miss Eose Fay was the daughter of the late Rev. Charles Fay of Cambridge, Mass. Mr., and Mrs. Thomas will make their home, in New York. tee Was Their Hero. . Rk^iond, Va., May 8.--Ten thousand men, women and children drew the four wagons bearing sections of the Lee statue, about oncj mile tlirough the city, to the monument site. The street and sidewalk along the route were thronged by an enthusiastic crowd, and the whole of Richmond participated in oneway or another in the demonstration. Gouo to a Sj'ndicato. Bo,ston, May 8.-The P. A. Kennedy Co,, extensive cracker bakers of Cambridge and Chicago, have sold out their business. It is presumed the sale has been made to a syndicate and includes other bakeries, but nothing aside from the fact that the firm has sold out, would be commimicated by a member of thelkm. It is said the firm received $1,500,000 for the business. Knocked Out by a Chance Bluiv. Buffalo, N. Y., May 8.-Charles McCarty of New York and Jimmie Mc-Hale of Philadelphia fought before the Erie County Athletic club for a purse of $500. Two-ounce gloves wore used. McCarty won in the 30th round. Mc-Hale had the best of the fight all through, but was knocked out by a chance blow on the jaw. . l�'Ires at Scrantoji. ScRANTON, Pa.,May 8.-Fire destroyed the works of tho Blom caiTiage manufacturing company. The fire spread to neighboring dwellings, eighteen of which were destroyed. The pattern shop and boiler house of Finch & Co., and the screen works of Brock Bros., �were also destroyed. The loss will be fl,bout$100,000,iinsurance small. V. M. C. A. Secretaries. Nashville, Tenn., May S.^The general conference of the international i secretaries of the Young Men's Christian Association, was taken up by the reading of papers on a number of subjects bearing on the work of the association, and the reception of delegates. Several members are. present fi-om Europe and British Columbia. . An Editor's Trials. ; New York, May 8.-A warrant for .thearrest.of E. L, (JodMn,;managing .editor-of the Evening Post;-charging him with libel; was obtained by Btayryer Peter KBtohell. E TALK urn The Senate Wound Up on the Silver Bill. HOUSE BEGINS TARIFF DEBATE. The Senate Commltteo on Irrleatiou to Present Majority and Minority Reports -Armor-rierclng Projectiles - Confirmations-New Banks. Washington, May 8.-In the senate Mr. Gibson, presented resolutions of the MJB.sissippi river improvement convention lately held in Vicksburg, and of the Southern Press association, recently in session in Charleston, S. C, in favor of the levee system and of the Eads system. House bill to authorize the secretary of war to deliver to the state of Colorado the flags earned by Colorado regiments during the War of the Rebellion, was reported and passed; also house bill to amend the act to divide the state of Missouri into two judicial districts. Senate bill to extend for three years and to amend "an act to authorize the Fort Worta and Denver City railway company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory," was taken from the calendar and passed. Hotwe bill for the issuance of ordnance stores and supplies to the state of Maine, to replace similar stores destroyed by fire on the 7th of January last, was passed. Ml-. Gray moved to proceed to the consideration of the bill to transfer the revenue marine service to the navy department. Agreed to-ayes, 30; nays, 24. Senator Cockrell opposed the bill on the ground that no public interest required its passage; that it was only for the interest of the ofBcers of the revenue marine service, whose rank and salaries would be increased. Senator Cockrell was still speaking when, at 3 oclock, the presiding ofiBcer announced that under last Friday's agi-eement, the bill would be laid aside and the senate would proceed to the consideration of the senate bill authorizing the issue of treasury notes on deposit of silver bullion. The bill having been read in ex-tenso, Mr. Stewart asked unanimous consent that it be postponed until Tuesday next. Senator Sherman moved to amend by inserting a new section repealing all laws that require money deposited in tlie treasury under section 5,233, of the revised-statutes, to be held as a special fund for the redemption of national bank notes, and covering that money into the treasury; also recovering into the treasm-y sums deposited under section 4 of the act of June 20, 1874, "fixing the amount of United States notes." Senator Plumb moved to amend the amendment by inserting a provision that hereafter no funds available for the payment of the public debt, including such as are kept for the redemption of treasury notes, shall be retained in the treas-my in excess of f110.000,000, and made a statement in es^ilanation and advocacy of it. Senator SHeiman opposed Senator Plumb's amendment. No vote was taken on either of the pending amendments, and Mr. Vest and Senator Teller gave notice of substitutes which they would offer for the whole bill. Conference reports were presented and agreed to on the bills for public buildings at Cedar Rapids, la.; Atchison, Kan.; Burlington, la.; Lafayette, Ind.; Ashland, Wis.; TuscaloOsa, Ala.; and Chester, Pa.; and a conference was asked on the bill for a public building at Hudson, N. Y. House. The entire day was consumed in discussion of the taiiff bill, the speeches of McKinley, Carlisle and Mills receiving hearty commendation from their respective followers. New Itanks. Washington, May 8.-The following applications for authority to organize national banks were iUed with the comptroller of the cui-rency: The First National Bank of East St. Louis, Ills., and the Merchants' National Bank of Jack-6on\Tlle, Fla. The foUowng named national banks have been authorized to commence business: The National Bank of Corvallis, Ore., capital $50,000; the Twin City National Banlt of New Brighton, Minn., capital $50,000. Want Representation In Congress. Washington, May8.-Awellattended meeting of District people was held in the Grand Army hall, at which the subject of representation in congress was discussed and indorsed. Dr. Beibnme, president the citizens' committee of 100, announced that a bill had been framed by the committee that would be soon presented to congi-ess to give the people of Washington a representation in congress, a senator and representative. Confirmations. Washxngton, May 8.-The senate in secret session confirmed, among others, the following noininations: Jacob Shaen, assistant appraiser, San Francisco; A. S. Badger, appraiser. New Orleans; N. H. Meldrum, receiver public moneys, Sterling, Col., and a number of postmasters. Armor Piercing Projectiles. Washington, May 8.-The navy department awarded to. the Carpenter Steel company, of Readinig, Pa., a contract for about $300,000 worth of armor piercing projectiles. These projectiles will be made after the European method of treating metal used for this purpose. Mr. Carlisle Indisposed. WASfflNGTON, May 8.-Ex-Speaker Carlisle is slightly indisposed, and was not present in the house at the ox)en-ing of the tariff debate. Senator Edmunds III.  WASinNGTON, May. 8. -Senator Edmunds is Qonfined tO his bouse by an attack of rheumatism. His conditionis not regarded as serious. Gen. Forsyth's Son Killed. Washington, May 8.-A 4-year-old son of Gen. George A. Forsyth, 'Crnited States brmy, was run over and .'Idlled here by a dog cart. SPRING BROS. Hardware and Furniture. Heating Stoves, Latest Styles, Bottom Prices. New Styles of Furniture, Attractive Prices SPRING BROS^ Undertakers and Embalmers. TOWNSEND BROS., -DEALERS IN- Shingles, Lath. Posts, Sash, Doors, Moulding, Coal, Lime, Cement STUCCO, HAIR. STONE BRICK, PAINTS AND BUILDING HARD^WARE Will sell as low as the lowest, will treat you fairly and merit your future trade YARDSALLE MARS, REMSEN, GRANVILLE AND GREELY, *^DENT & MORETON-** Over LeMars National Bank. Do a Real Estate and Chattel Mortgage business. Negotiable Papers bought. Fire and Toronado Insurance in Reliable Companiesi. ALSO AGENTS FOR THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY t LARGEST LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY IN THE WORLD. ESTABLISHED SEFDTmOH FOR FAIR DEiUNG. Eluckhohn & Kerberg REL> FRONT, OPERA HOUSE BLOCK, LEMARS. Have now their stock complete of seasonable goods. Ladies will find it to their interest to look over, the iBammoth stock of White Goods, Embroideries, Dress Goods, And the LATEST TEIMMINGS. The largest stock of Corsets and Hosery. Buy your Dresses of Kluckhohn & Kerberg and get a pattern free with every suit. Pine Shoes from $1.00 up for everybody. t llOiS, FINE CANDY BISCUITS. Opera House Grocery. BRAY GARPijNTijR. 6th St. IveMars, Iowa. M. A. MOORE, .... -'-DBAItEB IN-:-1 Lniber, Latb, Sbingles, Pickets, Sash, 'Doors, BlindSf^Mouldings^ Building Paper^^ STONE, HARD AND SOFT OOJ^L Offices at LeMars, Kingsiey and Moyille, lo. A large and well assorted stock of aSeasoned' Lumber constancy Owing to the low price oftfatm'prodnceland:the.clnlemBrgiiu:i�fiB ness IIxaveconcludedtooffer^QniunalVinduceinentsto.'ttioae,wiBhln,' t 00 12 ;