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LeMars Sentinel (Newspaper) - November 28, 1890, Lemars, Iowa  in 'V0i:;3tX. NO. 9'5. LEMARS, rOWA, FRIDA;Y;N"0^EMBE3f28, 1890. ISSUED SEMI-WEEKLY. $2.00PER YEAR MS IN Y0U8 MIND. Your Dollar does double duty when it buys Good Goods cheap. It is out business to give the moist for your money. _^>--^Ehis season we shall give finer qualities and greater values for every dollar that passes over our counters than ever before. IOWA NOTES. Our Fourteen Hundred Gloth and Fur Overcoats are worth looking at-marked in plain figures, at extraordinary low prices-They must sell in the next 60 days. If you want New, Fresh Goods, of the best style and quality, it will pay you well to give us a chance to show you through our great assortment of KiilS' SIS. Hats, Caps, Neckwear, OMerwear, WHITE AND FLANNEL SHIRTS, G-loves, Mittens, Shoes, Overshoes, Felt Boots, German Socks, Etc Orange Caty is arranging for a sys-Iwra of waterworks. Uog cholera is ravaging lUo pens in the vicinity o� Paulliua, The saw mUls at Muscatine have shut down for the season. Council Bluflfs authorities aio making it warm for the gamblers. There were 2,600 barrels of apples packed at Qlenwood this season. Corn thieves are numerous in the vi-cidity of Marcus, Cherokee county. A big beaver was killed in the Sioux river near Sioux Rapids the other day. The Iowa sheriffs will meet in annual convention at Des Moines Dec.l7andl8. A Crawford county man picked ripe raspberries from his bushes last Sunday. A girl baby weighing I pound and � 7 ounces was born in Page county the other day. Creston has twelve saloons, from which |75 per month each is collected as license. The trial of J. J. Grinnell for  the murder of George Cornell will begin at Elkader Dec. 8. The Dubuque county poor farm consists of 250 acres of land and the poor house contains fifty-two inmates. W. Wi Clark, of the Orchard City mills, at Burlington, has disappeared with some of the firm's money. While V. G. Farnham, of Akron, was at supper thieves entered his hardware store and tapped the till for $68. Peter Jansen, of Sabula, was drowned in a slough. His horse mired, threw him off and trampled him under the water. The Iowa City militia company has received a full stand of forty new rifles from the government arsenal at Davenport. A committee was appointed by the Iowa State Board of Health to investi' gate an alleged case of leprosy in Storey county. Wens Maohacek, abrutal wife-beater, was fined $100 for indulging in his favorite pastime, by Judge Stoneman, at Cedar Rapids. A Bellevue boy named Derkes is in Dubuque for the purpose of having his limbs amputated. He was injured in a game of "shinny." Fifty farmers of Muscatine county are willing to subscribe $500 each tor ward the building of a beet sugar factory in that county. Mr. and Mrs, Stone of Marshalltowu, who were nearly killed with a hatchet by a crazy hired man named Pelbeam, are in a fair way to recover. The Algona district Epworth league will convene in Webster City some time during December. About one hundred delegates are expected. A handsome flag has been received at the Iowa Soldiers' Home at Marshall-town, a gift from the ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, department of Iowa. Maj. Meigs, in charge of the river improvements on the upper Mississippi announces that the canal at Keokuk will: be closed for the winter because Qf neccessary improvement work. Roger Hogan a young man serving a �-! posed leproBy;?MobniGh)Id8mith.i8|said� to be the victim:'^Tbepeople are greats ly excited over ,the matter in that vi-; cinity,  " i> -William^Welohjionegiofi: the pioneer settlers of Webs,ter county; died at his ibomein'j-the east parts�tof� the county^ aftev a short illness: Mr. Welch was an inhabitant of*thjB>;connty for-over forty, years 'and was,'j(iniversally es-teemedi--?J�;fi'rft*jt| �'f''^^'"''^^' " 1?he n'eWJWin6na;t?andv!SonthweBtern' road iWiU Jbe-1 completed->to ^ ,Jan;4i �'^Itrunsfromsthere^sHo^;^-M TheFrnJ.t Growers^ and Gardenerr Rssociation, of Pottawatamie county, has arranged for an, fihibit of a collection of woods of thitjicounty. Specimens of sixty-two va;rieties have been secured and will be ;^61i8hed when suf-ficently seasoned. The collection will be a permanent fixture in the a;gricul-tural hall at the e6tir|'hOU8e. A prisoner in the.cdtinty jail of Pottawattamie county one day drew upon the wall of his celltt picture of the little house in which iffesaie J ames was Bhot. It was. an artistic bit of work and bo impresseid fh^ mind of Sherlif O'Neil when he yra6%n St. Joseph the other day th at he waS able to pick out the house by the remembrance of the picture.so true was the drawing. The Des MoinaaJBoodle Cases. Des Moines, la., Nbv. 20.-The trial of ex-Alderman Ml|hael Drady was begun in the diatript^ourt here. This is the first of whatarelfpown as the alder-manic boodle cases, for which eleven nersons are under .indictment, five of them exrinembers o|;the city council, two present merabfi�('3. and four employed in various "Official capacities, such as clerk,'bookleepers, etc. The salary of alderman is> limited by law to $280. per annum, which must be the compensation in flijl for s all of&cial services pertaining tp the ofBce.' Before the passage of jihis law in 1880 it had been tbe custoin'Of these city officials to vote theihfelves comfortable sums as compensatipu for committee work, and In varloul other capacities. After its passage they sought to avoid its provisions by metos of the issuance of warrants to flctftious persons for Bunplies never rendered. The clerks and bookkeepers :rpceip*ed for these warrants in the stutf of the auditor's warrant book, had #iem cashed by the treasurer,Jv^ho sold if/hem to the banks, and the aldef&en divided the proceeds. According to" the .evidence before the grand jury the case against Drady is supposed to- be the clearest' of the eleven and was seJSqted for first trial on that account, ; I^ cannot be convicted the others .will be dismissed. Drady Wii8indicted;^by the grand jury oh. May 21'last for"cheating by false pretense.'' ,,;?;� A Bank'Caslilor Cli^^^vil With Foreory. SiouxcitV, la.,Jfov. 20.-The little town of Dan bury ii^, the eastern part of thlspounty has.a sensation caused by the;(arrest at the instance of C. O. Prum of B. Scahlon, cashier of the Baxter, Reed &; fCo. bank, on the charge of forgery; >* For several years Frum has been isdoing bu.^iness with this bank and ttiete have been times when the bank carried Frum to a great extent in his cattle / deals. About two weeks ago Frum and the bank made a settlement. Fruin'^-signed . a papei: in settlement andwas surprised to learn a few days later that the paper he signed was a short, time chattel mortgage oh the property he owns. He claims thg,t he never signed the mortgage, and hencethe.arrest of Soanlon, Scanlan gave a. -bond in the sum of $1,000 for his a,ppearauce before the grand jury. Assaulted the Miirslinl. BoONE,:Ia;, Noy.v26.-Word reached here of ^a-innrdesc&.'^sault made upon the town marshal of Anguai a town in the southwestern part of Boone county. Three . coal miners, Charles and Andrew Johnson and William Can-field, were fighting In the street, and when Marshal A. T. Davis attempted to arrest them they turned upon him and beat him unmercifully. He was rescued by friends or he would have been killed. Later in the evening the threemen went to his house with the avowed purpose of killing him, but were finally beaten off by citizens and jailed. The three men were concerned in a riot five years ago, when one man was killed, and have had a grudge against Davis ever since. Davis is badly hurt, but will recover. CRIMEANDCASUALTY Knives and Pistols Used at a Dance in Kansas With Fatal Effect. SWINDLED BY OONDUOTOES. Xhe Union Pacific Ballwajr Systematlo-allj- Bobbed-Five Fenons Killed by nn Kxplosion-Crushed by a Falling Safe-Fatal Collision. 1 7mm^?. ' 'Don't'fail to se'eWW W Attractipn I someth^^ .J , 1 I k.'^'i ^1 P ^ .David Brewer, a ^eight. brakeman.i elipped ,from "thefrjosty 'top of ^a Iwx^ carnear Walnut: iPe ielL nhder^thp Wheels and his Body was cut' to. pieces" and crushed ,into X Rbapeless mass., 'Death'was \in8tahtaneoij., The de-oeaaed llved.'at Stuart,-la,, and leave8;a ,ijif8>nd'8mall family,- , ^" ' ; '^SSfe^qhapterin'tlie unwritten history of |wlj^B.iaiat of^relating to tb� TrappisJ,: Faying Old Debts, Des Moines, la,, Nov, 25.-B, P. Shivers has received two letters containing conscience money. One contained $B5 from a man in eastern Ohio who had owed it to him for twenty nine years. The man said he had got religion and wanted to set the matter right. The other remittance was for $1 for a new axe which disappeared from his sugar camp six years ago. Mr. Shivers wishes it stated that he still gets his mail at Des Moines and would be glad to hear from many of his old tneudsand neighbors. ' Ffteiits of the Ilarvestor Co.inbine. Dbs Moines, iii., Nov. 86.-The first effects of the big harvester manutac-ij turers' combine liave ulready been felt in Iowa. The local distributing agents of the former leading compinies are; lecsivlng notice to suspend operations for the present and make no contracts for the-coming year until further notice. , Toe number of ...agents for these machines is likelywto , be materially reduced, and tliore will be: practically no compaticiji,, as heretofore. '.OnoJtoy'.iiills'Another. . r - Ottumwa, Li , Nov. 25.-William ?Hiiff, aged ,14, killed Charles Buttolph; 'four miles south of thiJ city. The .'boyS'Were.'in-SBparate hunting- parties and.metiwhenitlie,nliM.iting occurred, Huif,:claimBitbab the: siii>utiiig..was uCt. cidentalj-vbut there: vwi'is trouble be^. ,tween.them,:iXoung Huff is.alleged to, bavp said he woulil shuosiBattolpu. A coroner's inquest wjH be heM, '.�:---�� I: The bo.Ues of two ijuKnbwn men and a LJozdU ^orseswerB-fouai in Atchison, Kan., Nov. 27.-Tander Bonthard and Thomas Klrkman, two hard men of East Atchison, on the Missouri side of the river opposite here, broke up a dance and involved the men in a general fight. The lights were shot out and the constable who appeared to suppress the riot driven off, and the men then proceeded to carve each other. Southard was shot in the head and badly cut up, and a half dozen others, including Kirkman, were more or less slashed. Southard will not die, but he will not be able to fight any one for some time. James McCoy seriously and, it is believed, fatally stabbed .lames Gabbert in the region of the heart. McCoy escaped across the bridge into Kansas, running to the woods below town. Gabbert's father and some of his cousins pursued McCoy and are still in the woods looking for him. ' Swindled by Conductors. Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 27.- The arrest of John Chugg, a Union Pacific conductor, reveals the fact that the company has been swindled out of thousands of dollars during the past year. Local passenger conductors between Salt Lake City and local points have been in the habit of taking up tickets, and, without cancelling them, put them in their pockets, after which they were sold to scalpers. Some of the ticlcets were sold as often as five times. The case was brought to light by deteetlves, who discovered Chugg's wife in the act of disposing of a bundle of 200 tickets. When arrested she con fessed. Chugg had in his pockets twenty-four tickets uncancelled, and when his house was searched several more were found. All the scalpers in the city are implicated and will bo ar-restedj" and officers are now waiting for incoming trains to get the remainder of the crowd. _ Five Persons Killed by an Kxplosion. St. John, N. B., Nov. 7.-The nest of boilers in Ed Jewett's mill at South Bay exploded, instantly killing fiVe persons and seriously Injuring several others. One of the boilers was hurled one hundred feet from the mill. The following is a list of the names of those killed: HENRY BAIRD, head severed Trom the ,body. JAMES BAJRD, son of Henry. BERT CURRY. aKCd 8 yeai-s. ANDREW WARK, aged 21. MICHAEL LYNCH. Those thought to be fatally injured are Patrick Lynch, R. Hays and Peter Harrington. The boilers were old and badly worn.__ Bobbed ur 1*10,000, Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 27,-William Clark, president of the Sheboygan (Wis.) Electric Light and Power com pany, was robbed of $19,000 while on his way to the.North western depot. He had been in the city to raise a sum of money to pay off a mortgage, and securing $2^,000 he paid out $3,000 for machinery, and placed the balance in a satchel and started tor homg. While he was on his way he was stopped by two men, one of whom threw what Mr. Clark thinks was sand into his face, the other snatchiner his satchel, both making their escape. There ia no clue to the highwaymen. .Sensational Indian Bumoi;s Denied. Chicago, Nov. 27.-Sensational newspaper reports, sent from the northwest by a correspondent, to the effect that the Rosebud Indians had started on a pillaging expedition; that Sitting Bull was defiant, and that the situation generally was serious, were one and all denied at the army headquarters, and it was commented upon as remarkable that the more paclhc the character of official advices, the more sensational the reports ot newspaper correspondents. Not a single alarming dispatch was received at headquarters. ' . Discontinued Their War Dances. Washington, Nov. 27,-Gen. Brooke telegraphs the war department that th* Cheyenne river Indi3,",8 have discontinued their wai- danJes. Reports from other points are also of on encouraging character' and show that the Indian troubles are fast disappearing.: j Agent Cooper at : Piue Rid^e agency telegraphs:. >'.'The situation isthe same as yesterday. : The turbulent element; seem restless, while theJoyalilndians are quiet and', Aa fur back an sm >ears agQ;tib9y mai^^^ a mm of thi� region* and;qftllftfc'W-.,^ Lumber, Sash, Doors, Xiime, Stucco, Cement, Salr, HaBD AND SOFT^COAI, StONB .AND , BbIOK. Having purchased the luniber and coal business of Townsend.Bros;,at LeMars,,: I would respectfully ask lor further continuance of your patronage at the old, stand and -will strive by fair and square dealing to merit the same. A. W. PARTRIDGE Commercial Savings Bank, Leeds, Iowa. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, $250,000. PAID-IN CAPITAL, $25,000-^ OFFICERS: C. BEVAN OLBPIELD, President, HENRY REINHART, Vice-President.' 8. H. MOORE, Cashier. heav; Chari pulp and iron safe; came down, striking iurm^.crushing his' head: to .a killing him instantly. I ^named Glasser and Aman perlfj|j^ fatallyrin- were seriously and jnred. .the ruins 'ft-'' '*- Stii('*loy,Hiu>det% Chioaqo, Nov. 27.-The Rock Island limited train, leavingjbere^ fork Kansas City, collided in the suburbs: with'a freight car. One man- riding on the platform was killed, and a number  of the passengers: were badly Bhaken.np, but not seriously injured. A General Banking Business Transacfped.\ > r'. > Interest 'Paid, on Savings Aooounts.and Time Deposits. Insurance Effected in' Beliable Companies at^furrent 2 Money to Loan on Real Estate on: Most FavofaUe Terms -- Correspondence or Rer^on^ltjnterv low Solicited " M M; A. � icArrogtod at X :M. C� A, Headqaarter^.: CmCAGO, Nov. 87.-L. M. Noyer, late postmaster of Akron, Ind., was arrested at the < Young � Men's Christian; association headcraarters; charged with forgeries amoonnng to: several thon-8�nd: dollars.-^; -. He; diaappeared froms Akron two weeks ago. Snptr 'Work* Vurnail., l'jA�UEMi||^]5^^,-NoY,,-87.r-^he;8u-gar house oi)3,tJi^,*lffiyrtle!<3|^rQyor plantfi5'.| 0on^^fi9"t^un�eventy:'flveJll .&�f*^2'^of Liim))!ir,:i|t| SM|i^^ STONE. H:A.BP,j^AKgL%0]^''r Offices at LeMaxs, a 02 ;