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South Haven Sentinel (Newspaper) - August 17, 1895, South Haven, MichiganVol. 29.South have mich., August 17, 1895. 2sto 14 august�?1806. I _ 1 sol la Tel fit set a see Ltd a a yes i 2 3 a 14 5 6 7 8 9 my o1 i 12 13 14 15 16 17 �?~�18 19 20 21 22 23 24 �25 26 or 27 w 28 29 w 30 my 31 a a a epitome of the week interesting news compilation. A bicycle rider says a live heard a fax gtd Deal about the bicycle displacing the horse and Wagon but i tried it and from Washington. Fob the three months ended August 1 reports the Post office department show that the total receipts at the Twenty largest Post offices in the country were $6,794,000, an increase of $490,000 Over the corresponding Quarter in 1894. Advices received at the state department from the United states Consol at Victoria b. Cd were that the seals in Behring sea were practically exterminated. La the United states there were 225 business failures in the seven Days ended on the 9th, against 261 the week previous and 264 in the corresponding time in 1894. Throughout the country business continued unusually Active for old it would seem that the startling thing about the new woman is her tendency use a horse whip instead summer of the old time umbrella. Exchanges at the leading Clearing my houses in the United states during it is said that in Japan a Earth a the week ended on the 9th aggregated quakes Are so frequent that the Only $976,092,315, against $915,847,689 the attention paid them is Stop Shaw i previous week. The increase comit a a n i ing until the Shock is Over lbs. A. 8. Palmer who died at Cleveland recently was in her youth instructor of James a Garfield. It was she who taught the future president his alphabet. Pared with the corresponding week in 1894, was 25.9. On the 12 the the visible Supply of Grain in the United states was wheat 37,840,000 Bushela Corn 4,618,000 bushels Oats 8,925,000 bushels Rye 354,- 000 bushels Barley 44,000 Bushela or Riso july the Export of provisions from the United 8tates aggregated Rev. Moses Hook of Richmond a has been pastor o a $14,024,688, against $14,786,755 in july presbyterian Church in that City for Quot fifty years. His congregation includes j Saeki sox a picture painted by Eastman Johnson was Hung in the White House. Grandchildren his flock. Of former members of the longest Bridge in the world is the lion Bridge near Saufang China. It extends 5 4 Miles Over an Arm of the yellow sea and it is supported by 500 huge Stone Arches. The Roadway is 70 feet above the water and is enclosed in an Iron network. A the lowest temperature corded on the Earth was taken at Werch Oransk in the Interior of Siberia january 16, 1885. It was 00 degrees and a fraction below Zero there the Earth is Frozen a depth of about 100 feet and in the warmest season it never thaw a Max and his wife in Kansas spent a Fortune in suing each other for divorce. After they had gotten rid of All their Money they concluded live happily together in poverty. This is a new a demonstration of the theory that the Way get any satisfaction ont of wealth is spend it a Shoemaker at Greenwood me., has a pretty practical illustration of the manner id which history repeats itself especially in matters of dress. His Grandfather father Uncle and himself were All Shoemakers and he has lasts used by them More than seventy five years ago on which if shoes were now made they would imitate the peaked toe exactly. George com Lay. Cornelius Shay and John Ryan Iron workers at Pittsburgh. Claim have discovered the lost Art of welding Copper Iron or steel. They show several samples of the metals perfectly welded. The last record history gives of these metals having been welded was in 500 11 c. The value of the discovery comes in the fact that Copper oilers greater resistance the action of Salt water than any other Metal. The East. At Pittsburgh John Buchanan a Mill worker killed himself after fatally injuring his Mother. His wife was missing and it was thought he had killed her. At the age of 80 years amp White re Well known composer of Church music died in Rochester n. In new a City seven persons were killed by the collapse of a new building on Broadway. Catherine judge died at renova pa., at the age of 106 years. She was Horn in Ireland. Her husband died fifty years ago. Percentages of the baseball clubs in the National league for the week ended on the 10th were Cleveland .606 Pitto Burgh .600 Baltimore .688 Boston .576 Cincinnati .568 Chicago .558 Philadelphia .585 new York .529 Brooklyn .5lt Washington .846 St Louis .815 Louisville .253. At gape porpoise mar. And mra Joseph Manuel aged 112 and 97 respectively celebrated their seventy fifth wedding anniversary. Flames in the Plant of the Central stamping company at Newark n. J., caused a loss of $500,000. Flames which did damage amounting $350,000 started in the five Story building occupied by Brown a Bailey As a Box manufactory in Philadelphia. Dennis and Patrick Morgan Brothers quarrelled while intoxicated at Pittsburgh and killed each other with Penen i Vea Oxe of the inmates of the lutheran Home for the aged at mount airy pa., Jacob Urban celebrated his 102d birthday anniversary. Cornelius Shat George Cromley and John Ryan Iron workers at Pittsburgh pa., have discovered the lost Art of welding Copper Iron or steel. For several years Walter Winans of Baltimore has held the revolver championship of England which is decided each year at the Risley National Rifle association meeting. At the meeting for this year or. Winans again won it or. Joynt the Irish Champion being second and Lieut. Chitty the Champion of India third. Or. Winans also made the four Best scores on record two of them being the highest possible and ten first prizes altogether fall him. The estimates for the German army for this year include an appropriation of 100,000 Marks Supply the army with bicycles. Two wheels Are be attached each battalion and wheelman Are take the place of cavalrymen for intelligence duty and mounted orderlies. It has been demonstrated that a bicycle rider can cover double the distance covered by a Cavalryman in a Day and Russia Belgium and Portugal have introduced the wheel into their armies for similar duties a company formed some time ago explore the Mounds in the Vicinity of Maysville. By. Found near May s lick eight skeletons each encased in Strong Box it was the first discovery of Stone burial in Kentucky and with the exception of several finds in Tennessee. The first in America. The party had dug up sixty five skeletons which save a few were representative erf a race ant dating the indians thousands of years. The digging was being done on a farm owned by the Fox family and there were evidences of four quadrangular fortifications and Over eighty Mounds on the place. My. Flint jobs Petrie has come across a curious cemetery St aged a in upper Egypt. The people buried there Are not egyptians for the bodies Are systematically mutilated the Heads Are taken off and buried after the Bod Les and the larger Bones Are broken off at the marrow end and gnawed. Tim articles found belong the latest atone age there Are atone and Alabas Ter vases beads Ivory and Bone Combs Sirni and a great variety of pots but no Iron or Bronze. Some papyri were also found in one of which we have for the first time the Complete list of the first ten ptolemies in greek. A Man in new Jersey says he has made a bicycle re of the stuff that printing press rollers Are composed of a a mixture of Glae Glycerine and molasses and he threatens revolutionize Wheeling with the invention. But suppose the bicycle is left out in the Bright son on a fresh Asphalt pavement for an boor or so while the owner is away somewhere. When he domes Back and finds that bicycle and pavement Are one and in separable he will enter Tais different views there Art advantages though i a Mao should find himself aloof from civilization he could eat his tired see a w. L Abbott who has been i Ltd Central Asia has Forto the National muses m at Zeolle Etino of the skins of and Inore than a Hundred the greater number of Steelw few science. ? the latest political organization in Kansas the Independent american party met in Parsons and nominated a county ticket. The new party believes in the free and unlimited coinage of american Silver and America for americana a strike of tin Ore near Willetts Gold Camp in Colorado was reported. Tests showed that it run 26 per cent tin. Near Eureka Kan., James Amiek was shot and killed by mra Ella Amick. He attempted horse whip her when she retaliated. In the St Joseph River at St Joseph mich., a Clam Shell containing fourteen handsome pearls was found. Johm Bell Lon Davis and William Thomas All coloured and Frank Bennett White were shot by an unknown negro at 8t Louie. T. F. Cornell and George Loher left Oakland cal., for a trip around the world on bicycles. Herby Redd s House near Richmond va., was struck by lightning and Redd his wife and daughter were instantly killed. A Little son of Watt Lee who lived near by was also killed about the same Bird of St Paul broke the worlds record in a 20-mile bicycle race at Minneapolis making the distance in 54 17. In Ohio the number of tons of Coal Minea during the past year was 11,920-, 219, a decrease of 3,718,878 tons Over the year previous the doors of the Bank of Shelby Tenn., were closed with liabilities of $107,000. In new Orleans George p. Tinker set 81,041 Ema of Agate Type in eight continuous hours correcting All errors. This performance smashes All previous records made on the typesetting machines and confirms him As the most rapid typesetter in the world. In lows hot winds were blowing and doing great damage com. In Detroit the first National convention of commercial lawyers of the United states met with nearly every state and territory represented. The death of Rev or. William Dean distinguished As the first Baptist missionary China and Siam who gave fifty yearn the work occurred in san Diego Cal aged 87 years. It was discovered that by the alteration of brands thousands of head of cattle had been stolen in Wyoming and run North into Montana where they were sold. The failure was announced of Jesse c. Jones a Minneapolis Lumberman for $150,000. Gave up his life. Fatally heroic though vain not of a famous artist. Is attempting save a Little Gwo ufos i Thomy Hovenden Perisho with her Beth being killed of the Cora West and South. Fire destroyed the fertilizer factory of Joshua Hornerjr. A co. At Baltimore my. Loss $100,000. Wind Hail and rain struck Rensselaer ind., and at least fifty dwellings were wholly or partially ruined. Forest fires were raging in the state of Washington and scores of Farmers hid lost All they possessed. At the prison in Jeffersonville ind., a convict avoid doing his task in one of the departments of the institution Cut off four fingers of his right hand. At Carrollton mo., William p. Taylor and his brother George were sentenced hang october 4 for the murder of the Meeks family. While Labouring under a temporary aberration of mind or. H. Whiteford a prominent physician Ai Wilmot 8 d., shot and killed his wife and then fatally shot himself. Flames wiped out m. P. Moliere a Organ works at Hagerstown md., and 100 Reed organs were burned. Judge Smith of Ogden Utah decided that women in Utah had a right vote for the ratification or rejection of the new Constitution and also for the officers erf the proposed state. Fearing prosecution at Wheelock tex., for forging an order for a marriage License Lew Smith and his child wife took morphine and both were found dead in bed. Near Bainbridge 0., a freight train went through a Bridge and conductor George Henry Engineer Clint Rad Cliff fireman Hanser and brakeman Thomas Beers were killed. Fire swept away a Large part of the business Section and several houses at Lockport 11l, the loss being $200,000. A single Flash of lightning killed Twenty five head of cattle in Finney county Kan. In a Sawmill at Monticello Fla. A boiler exploded killing Allen Brooks Prince Hall and Amos Cross. At Sterling a the Baptist Church was destroyed by lightning these Ond time in eighteen Montha the Mcgurt Brothers and the Walker Brothers fought at Novato l t., because of an old grudge and All four were killed. At Sibley la Herman Kohany a Young German blew out the brains of mra William Kruger wife of Bis employer and then committed suicide by cutting his Throat. No Cansue for the tragedy was known. Every negro was driven out of Golta county Tex by White Cape he who refused go was shot dead. The Veteran editor and politician Frank m. Pixley died is san frn nolo aged 70. Justice Howell Edmunds Jackson a funeral occurred at my Tenn. Cherokee Bill the noted Eullaw was sentenced at fort Sailto ark., he hanged september lit the doors erf the first National Bank of South Bend wash., were dosed. It Quot a a do of death will Harria a negro who attempted assault mra. F. Monroe a Fiji by lid while woman in cuh$rlllnsi66mfii fib a a w Mill Halier on Clay Lake Montgomery county. By. Leg coded killing John Hines a is Sod add the firem Ssu William Smith it. Foreign intelligence. President Dia says there will be no prize fighting allowed in Auy part of Mexico. Dispatches from Tarsus Asia minor say that a attacked the american school at that place maltreated several of the students and threatened the missionaries Fob the last six months the increase of British exports America amounts �5,326,673 Over 1894, while the imports decreased �2,900,179 for the same eleventh victim of the massacre of missionaries by the chinese at Hwayang baby Stewart has died. The legislature of Hawaii adopted a Resolution that a the Republic of Hawaii hereby declare anew their fealty the policy of the annexation of this country the United states of Gen. Campos resigned the Captain generalship of Cuba it was generally believed that he strongly urged the Home government Grant the Island of Cuba self government at front eras Mexico seventeen members of a gang of highwaymen were shot in Madrid an order was issued calling 12,000 men into Active service in september fill vacancies due the cuban War. The execution of Robert Hudson a Young and highly educated Young Man who had run through his own and his wife a fortunes took place at York England for the murder of his wife and child in june last the bulgarians burned several Mohammedan villages and killed thirty five persons. _ later news. A National conference of Silver democrats met in Washington for the purpose of agreeing upon a line of policy be pursued in the interest of Silver in the democratic party. Nineteen states were represented. The Mill and concentrator of the Katie mine at Basin. Mont was burned the Losa being $100,000. The congressional democratic convention of the tenth District of Georgia renominated a c. C. Black by acclamation. The business part of Pikeville Tenn., was destroyed by fire Only one stove being left standing. W. W. Taylor sex state treasurer of South Dakota pleaded guilty at Pierre of embezzling $867,000 of the state funds and was sentenced five years imprisonment in new York Fred Titus made 10 Miles on a bicycle in 20 584-5, breaking All previous records for the distance. A engine struck a cow on the Alton Road near Slater a throwing it upon the cow Catcher and three tramps who were Riding thereon were killed. By the overturning of a Hose reel at Cincinnati capt de Meyers and pipe Man a1 Doherty were fatally injured. John spots age Curtin Ammons and John Blair were killed by the explosion of the boiler of a Thresher near Morgantown w. A Many villages were destroyed by a storm in Japan and Over 8,000 persons were killed. Mrs born Kitty Woodard celebrated her 100th birthday anniversary at the Home of her daughter. Mra Jeremiah Lockwood near Coldwater Mich Christian too Grad 116 years old attended the dub Noe county Harvest Home picnic St Dyer Villa la ret. W. T. Richardson D., editor Al the Central presbyterian died St Bis hone in Richmond a aged 79 a re res. \ v j a a a a a boat be pissed in High ind Lake near mrs n. Y., and three Osen were drowned. _ h at Ebensburg wash., Samuel Din his Eon Charles warn hanged by a for murdering Michael Kobloth and Joseph n. Bergman in a Saloon Row. J hued at my Ger Mastis shipbuilding Yard at Kiel Tig the breaking of a Gangway. Fauna sweets efforts having failed Lifcia epitome mra Aik Barr from her husband. Frank Burr Orf Chicago and induce her live with him. He shot her. Probably fatally and her Friend mra Nichola Aad than killed himself. Norristown a aug. 15.�?Thomas Hovenden the famous artist was instantly killed by a Railroad train near Here wednesday evening and it was in attempting save the life of a Little girl that he lost his own. The sacrifice of or. Hovenden a life was useless because the child that he attempted save also met her death beneath the wheels of the same engine. The Accident occurred at a Grade crossing on what is known As the Trenton Cut off of the Pennsylvania Railroad. The Chestnut Hill trolley company a tracks run up the tracks of the Railroad company at the Point where the Accident occurred but do not Crews them. Passengers of the trolley company Are compelled leave the car at the Railroad tracks and Cross the latter on foot take a trolley car on the opposite Side. Or. Hovenden has a summer residence in Plymouth township this county and he was returning Home there on a trolley car. When the car reached its stopping Point on the far Side of the Railroad track the passengers alighted As usual and prepared Cross the trolley car on the other Side. Beside or. Hovenden among the passengers on the ca�1, were mra Clara Peifer and her-10-year old daughter Bessie. A fast freight train was approaching the crossing As the passengers from the trolley car alighted. The Little girl did not notice the on coming train and she ran ahead of her Mother Crews the tracks. The train bore rapidly Down and the Engineer blew his whistle freely when he saw the Little figure standing Between the rails. The child seemed become confused and awaited her coming death without attempting avoid it. Or. Hovenden rushed Forward and snatched the child up in his Arma before he could make the leap that would have saved them both the Pilot of the engine struck him and hurled him across the track with terrible Force. The Engineer stopped his train and he and the fireman ran where or. Hovenden and the Little girl were lying Side by Side. The Man was dead a he the child died As she was raised from the ground. R Thomas Hovenden was one of the leading artists of America. He was still in the comparative prime of his intellectual rigor and artistic skill being but 60 years of age. Has Best known painting. A breaking Home ties Quot has been engraved probably More than the work of any other american artist and u a familiar object on the Walls of thousands of Homes in the United states. The painting was one of the most notable of the american groups at the world s fair or. Hovenden leaves a wife but Noc Hildrea bradstreets review. Three thousand slain. Disastrous the awful results of the recent storm in Japan. Victoria b. A aug. 15. Steamer Empress of Japan has arrived with Advie a from Yokohama up August amp the number of deaths reported in the railway Accident of july 25 was greatly exaggerated. Only sixteen soldiers were killed and thirteen More or less seriously injured. The statement that the train was blown bodily off the track into the sea is also discredited. The rails were displaced by the Waves which were driven by the tempest a great height and it is thought that the cars ran Over the Edge of an embankment and plunged into the deep water. The effects of the storms were disastrous in All southwestern provinces of Japan. Thousands of houses were destroyed and hundreds of fishing boats and other Small Craft were sunk. Many additional disasters caused by the storm of july 25 Are reported from the South and West of Japan. One thousand fishermen of the single province of Satsuma Are known have been drowned. Three steamships were driven ashore and few of their Crews and passengers escaped alive. Railway accidents have been numerous in consequence of the heavy floods and several villages on the seacoast have been literally destroyed. The list of deaths As Given by the authorities will exceed 3,000. Made new records. Prod Titus and h. C. Tyler make wonderful bicycle time. Newyork aug. 15. A the bicycle tournament held at the Manhattan Beach track wednesday developed sensational record breaking performances in the Amateur and professional ranks. Fred j. Titus of new York the famous crack of the Spalding team lowered the worlds Amateur Competition record for 10 Miles. He covered the distance in $0 minutes 58 4-5 seconds beating the previous record of 21 minutes 85 8-5 seconds by Harry Maddox of Asbury Park by 40 4-5 seconds h. C. Tyler of Springfield mass., lowered Bardens world a professional 1-mile record of 1 minute 50 2-5 seconds covering the distance in 1 minute 49 2-5 seconds. He went on for the 2-mile record from which he dipped 2-5 of a second his time being 3 minutes 56 seconds. The tournament w in Aid of the new York Herald free ice fund and Between 3,000 and 4,000 people attended the sport. Killed by a fall. Condition of Trad m reported by this commercial Agency. New York aug. 12.�? Bradstreet a weekly review of Trade says a the features of the business week area Leonti nuance of the remarkable strength of the demand for the increase in the production of end the Advance in prices of steel and Iron practically All fim Ola a producing plants having been put into Vervlee and not a few of the cripples striking is was the demand for an Advance in the Price of wheat leather Cotton and other Staples for a month or following March 1 last no rebound since the depression of 1804 a been stronger or More surprising than that in Iron and steel of the same nature la the evidence of improved business conditions shown by the activity in almost a manufacturing lines More particularly of course those la which Iron and steel Are employed a while Midsummer dullness characterizes All but a few departments of Industry and Commerce. It is Plain that the distribution is Farin excess of the total one year ago and that the Outlook is quite favourable a the Center of commercial activity at the West follows a line drawn from St Louis through Chicago St Paul and Minneapolis with a improving demand also shown along the Ohio River Vauney. Reports of Large crops of Indian Corn and Spring wheat continue a feature and although Corn been beyond danger for More than a month Interior merchants at Many Points Are beginning discount the Outlook by purchasing More freely for fall delivery. Wholesalers at Chicago and St Louis report reel it Osgood orders for dress goods hats Caps clothing and shoes a Large degree the result of personal selection by Interior merchants. A general Trade on the Pacific coast has improved within a month. One of the features is the recent importance of the foreign Trade of Seattle and Tooms the development of our interchange of commodities with Oriental mexican. Central and South american countries is having a marked effect upon the cities named sex mayor of Denver dashed piece by falling from a hotel window. Denver col., aug. 15.�?ex-major m. Van Horn was killed wednesday by falling from a third Story window of the grand Central hotel of which he was proprietor. He was mayor of this City from 1893 1895, and had previously served a term 1b the Board of supervisors. Or Horn came Denver in 1881, being at that time and for never my years after or agent of the United states Treasury department he was 58 yaps eld Aad wealthy two Trampe killed. Marshall. A aka. 19. A tuesday night while the Chicago a Alton East bound passenger train was running Between this place and Slater it struck ape. It Eow a body Wae thrown upon the cow Catcher. Four tramps were Riding there and tire Orf Toni it killed outright and a third fatal jr., aug. 15.�?the Cobden. Owned by f. C. Cobden. Erf burned wednesday morning building about a mine pc mrs it 2 lynched. A brutal negro perishes at the hands of a Georgia . Savannah a aug. 14.�?a special from Albany ga., says a horrible crime has been perpetrated near Hurb Field Mill last Friday afternoon John Harris 18 years old a negro boy went the House of mrs. John Monroe a highly respected White woman aged 65 years and after choking her insensibility outraged her. Mra Monroe died a few hours afterwards but before dying regained consciousness Long enough Tell who her assailant was. While Harris was committing the crime the screams of his victim were heard by neighbors who arrived in time see the fiend leave the premises. Being Well known Bis identification was Complete and the alarm soon spread. A posse of 200 men was soon in Pursuit. He was captured near Camilla saturday and taken Back Colquitt county and on the route he was disposed of. Reports Are conflicting As the method employed one being that he was burned death and another that he was Cut and shot into giblets and then Hung. Whether either of these reports Are True or not it la True that the brute met Bis death with Short shrift after he was captured. His victim was a highly respected woman and her age and infirmities should have protected her against even the desires of a brute. His voice silent. Most famous death of one of America s song writers. Chicago aug. 10.�?telegrams received wednesday by the members of the family of or. George f. Root the Well known musician announce his death Georgs f. Root. Which occurred at Bailey a Island off Portland me. He expired tuesday afternoon in the presence of his wife and one daughter. Through a Bridge. The chop report. Present condition and Outlook for growing grains. A Coal train plunges into a River in Ohio. Springfield 0., aug. 12. A the Ohio Southern Railroad had one of the worst wrecks in its history sunday afternoon about 2 30 of clock at paint River 40 Miles South of Here. At this Point there is a two Span Bridge Over the River. A West bound goal train of thirty five cars struck the Bridge which had been considered perfectly Safe. The Structure gave Way in both spans and the engine dropped 25 feet below into the water which at that Point is about 30 feet deep the Coal cars followed the engine until Twenty had piled up in the River. The remainder of the train had by this time become checked and remained on the track. Engineer Clint Radcliffe fireman Martin Houser and brakeman William Hin Cox who were All in the cab at the time the Bridge collapsed went Down without a moment s warning with the Iron monster and were drowned. They Are at present buried in the River under about 400 tons of Coal. Troubles too heavy boar. Mobile Ala., aug. 13.�?r. A. Barnes treasurer of Sumter county shot himself dead sunday morning at livings ton Ala. He was Short $2,500 in his accounts Aad was suffering from Gall Stone and was soon undergo so of a ration. The combination of troubles was too much for him and he therefore took his life. Weekly bulletin issued by the department of agriculture showing the general influence of weather upon the farm product. Chicago aug. 15.�?the reports As the conditions of the Crope throughout the country and the general influence of weather on growth cultivation and Harvest were tuesday made by the directors of the different state weather services. The reports received by Telegraph at Chicago arc As follows Dlton Otsy week favourable for Good growth of fall crops. Corn improves is filling veil and a Good crop is assured. Broom Corn cutting has begun. Threshing nearly completed yield Light hut a full acreage will be sown. Fruit abundant la Southern and ventral sections and markets glutted. Good second growth of Clover nearly ready Cut Minnesota moisture generally sufficient Earry All crops through maturity. Com late otherwise very promising wheat Harvest general in re Driver Valley. Threshing and fall blowing begun in Southern Section yield unusually Large Wisconsin a extremely High temperature and abundant rainfall during the week. Corn and potatoes maturing rapidly and in Fine condition yield of Small Grain exceeding expectation pastures and fall feed improving. Tobacco promises Good crop North Dakota weather has been favourable harvesting is general in All parts of the state and nearly finished in Southern and Western portions. Cora still backward but has a fair enhance yet. South Dakota showers and heavy Rains Over Eastern Northern and Central sections improved late Crons and promoted porn growth. Corn Good in Many localities fair in others. Average generally backward and Southeast counties need More rain. Nebraska week warm and Good showers in Eastern half of state the last of the week. Corn continues in Good condition in southwestern Section of state and along Missouri River. It has been injured somewhat by drought in northeastern Section and considerably in Central part of state and continues Drain in Southeastern Section except along the riven Kansas Light showers in West third of state allowing completion of Small Grain Harvest and Good Rains elsewhere have been very favourable though Corn was injured in Phillips Marshall Ottaw Avouac and Cowley counties by heat and drought. Haying is general. Missouri precipitation Light in most sections but generally sufficient Early Corn maturing rapidly but lately begins need rain in a few counties. All other crops doing Well. Haying completed threshing and fall blowing progressing Well Iowa exceedingly hot and dry except scattered showers in the Western and Northern districts. Corn has suffered material damage by heat and drought in portions of the state. Present condition does not Promise More than average crop timely Fains will help late Fields. Ohio abnormally warm with rainfall unequally distributed. Crops show general improvement except in West Central counties where drought continued. Favourable Outlook for Lowland Cora tobacco is in poor Condi Dit Ioa grapes ripening. Some fail blowing. Indiana Rains badly distributed. Weather conditions hindered growth of crops especially Corn potatoes tomatoes and tobacco. Corn is in fair condition. Pastures Short tobacco medium. Clover cutting progressing. Apples peaches pears and melons fair yield. Michigan very beneficial Rains during the week Corn and late potatoes much improved. Pastures greening up but Farmers sowing considerable Rye for fall and Winter fodder. Special reports on Corn indicate an average crop blowing for fall seeding progressing. Fruits except apples Are plentiful will protect americans. Frank Plinty de eel. Sax franc Roo aug. 13.�?Frank x. Pixley the Veteran editor end Politi Cian died sunday Nyht after a lingering Hie a. He had resided on the East since 1849. To ammo be solar do Luck. St. Paul minn., an. 10. A gov. Clough fee appointed g. G. Hartley Aad Mcdoug amp a of Duluth and j. In Sutherland members of the Eom Mia Ion from Minnesota Confer with e similar commission from Wisconsin with a View of annexing Superior a. A commission will investigate recent massacre an undaunted band. Washington aug. 14.�?the state department has received a reply from minister Denby the instructions cabled him on the both Insl relative the reported looting of american missionary property at Yung Fuh near Foo Chow. Or. Denby says he urgently represented the facts the Tsung i Yamen or the Board of foreign affairs on the 10th and obtained instant Promise of Protection and redress. London aug. 15.�?the pall mall Gazette publishes a dispatch from Shanghai stating that the commission appointed inquire into the massacre of christians left Foo Chow tuesday afternoon for Kun Cheng. The commission is composed of the British and american consuls at Foo Chow and several missionaries. It will be escorted by a Stroug guard of native soldiers. Sax Francisco aug. 15.�?the Steamer China sailed for the Orient tuesday evening. She carries in the Cabin ten presbyterian missionaries who Are undaunted by the reported massacre of their compatriots in the East. Librarians in session. Denver col aug. 15.�?even standing room was at a Premium in the Large Hall above the chamber of Commerce tuesday morning when the american Library association began its seventeenth general conference. This organization the influence of which in the Book world is International and which binds the libraries of the United states together in a fraternal Bond was brought into existence in 1876 at a conference held in connection with the Centennial exposition in Philadelphia. Its objects in Brief Are Advance general Library interests in every practicable Way. Havoc by a hailstorm. Belle Plain minn., aug. 15.�?a Tornado rain and hailstorm struck this place at 5 of clock tuesday evening. Hail of great size fell the depth of 4 inches breaking All Glass fronts in business places All the windows in dwellings churches and the City Hall Many Small buildings were a roofed and overturned. Horses standing on the streets were knocked senseless. The Corn crop is totally destroyed. Many turks slain. London aug. 15.�?a Sofia dispatch which the times publishes says according news received from a turkish official source 500 bulgarians led by three Reserve officers attacked the Mohammedan Village of do Spota across the turkish Frontier before Dawn saturday. The bulgarians then set the Village on fire and slaughtered the inhabitants indiscriminately As they rushed from the houses. It is stated that several Hundred were killed. The ottoman commissioner has delivered a protect the bulgarian government a Silver democrats. Proceedings of their conference at the National capital. Washington aug. 15.�?the corridor of the metropolitan hotel were crowded Early wednesday with delegates the conference of Silver democrats called meet there for the purpose of agreeing upon a line of policy be pursued in the interest of Silver in the democratic party. While the Call for the conference issued by senators Harria Turpie and Jones of Arkansas did not specify the Hoar the meeting was Postr Pond until noon. The Forenoon was spent in general Exchange of views and in formulating plans for the meetings there was a rather larger attendance than had been counted upon and the hotel was crowded by delegates and Silver sympathizers. The leaders of the movement were anxious Correct the impression that it was intended the meeting should be a mass convention. They appeared think this idea had been scattered broadcast by the Gold men with the View of making it appear in the end that the meeting had been a failure. There were consequently numerous requests that the newspapers should make it Clear that it never intended the gathering be More than a conference among leaders of the Silver sentiment in the democratic party. The meeting was called order at 12 of clock by senator Harris who moved that senator Jones of Arkansas be made chairman and William c. Hinrichsen of Illinois Secretary. This was done. Senator Jones in opening said that the conference had met in accordance with the Call which explained its purpose. He wanted see a Silver militia organized Cope with the Gold forces. The Roll Call showed Nineteen states represented with the following dumber of delegates Virginia 15 West Virginia 2 Arkansas. A Colorado 3 South Carolina 1 North Carolina. 8 Illinois 14 Florida 4 Tennessee 4 Alabama 4 Ohio 1 Georgia Missouri 14 Indiana 2, Delaware 1 Maryland 3 Kentucky i Mississippi 1, and North Dakota l on motion of senator Daniel of Virginia the chairman appointed the following committee prepare a programme of proceedings and resolutions and report the same the conference at an adjourned meeting be held at 4 p. M. Missouri gov. Stone and h. M. Hill North Carolina senator Jarvis Illinois w. H. Hinrichsen Indiana a. W. Clarke Georgia sex senator Walsh Alabama j. F. Johnson Tennessee e m. Carmack Virginia senator Daniel Kentucky w. Woodson Colorado a. Newell North Dakota w. R Wierby Ohio p. S. Yoder Delaware j. F. Sane Bury Maryland m. M. Pullman Mississippi w. S. Stocksdale South Carolina j. F. Trent Len West Virginia j. Cromwell Texas sex representative Hare Arkansas senator Jones and Florida j. S. Beard. The conference reassembled at 4 of clock. Senator Daniel in accordance with the agreement reached by the committee on programme reported Progress and asked that the conference adjourn until 10 of clock thursday morning at which time they expected be Able report resolutions and an address the party. The request of senator Daniel met a prompt compliance and the conference adjourned until 10 of clock Day. Quot speeches were made in the afternoon in the general conference committee by gov. Stone of Missouri senators Harris Call Danjel Jarvis sex senator Walsh and others. After a Long discussion a subcommittee consisting of messes. Stone Hinrichsen Walsh Jones Jarvis Carmack and Daniel was appointed prepare an address and present a plan of National organization be submitted the general conference this morning. Up a late hour the resolutions and addresses had not been completed. Harry m. Hill of St Louis one of the delegates when asked state the Tenor of the resolutions and addresses said a a the resolutions will ask that a National committee be formed composed of one member from each state with full Power direct that subcommittees be appointed in certain Stetes carry on the Good work when it be considered necessary. Of course it is left discretionary with the National committee members whether snob organization la Nemea aary for the reason that Many of the states snob As Illinois. Missouri Texas Arkansas and Misal Sippl have recently declared for free Silver almost unanimously. There is no doubt however that organizations will be perfected in All the states. The resolutions will Deal with other subjects but until Day it will not definitely be decided How they shall read. A there will be an address prepared setting Forth the reasons for the conference and the principles of the Silver Perty a fight a declared on inside the ranks of the Democrato party and under the Banner of Thomas Jefferson democracy for the free coinage of Silver at the ratio of 16 1, and not under the beefier of Joe Jefferson democracy now fishing. A some inquiries have been made As whether we intend mention the name of a ome person As being our Choice for the presidential nomination. While individual members May discuss that subject it can be stated that the conference will not go on record this time As favouring anybody. The subcommittee will report the fall committee at 9 of clock this morning the result of their work and the latter committee will have one hour in which discuss the action of the minor body. In Case the resolutions and addresses meet with the committee s approval they will at 10 of clock be submitted the conference. Senators Jones Turpie and Harris and gov. Stone an Ltd or. Hinrichsen will be constituted a provisional National committee empowered select National committeemen for each state and perfect a plan of organization. A boiler s deadly work. La no fight ended. Him York. Aug. A Zeua Nicolaus who is suing George Gould Tor $40,060, Lias Dee Ted adopt the stage As a pro Fosion and will make her Debet this City in december 3 a minor part in the a a White cd a Kyj burlesque. Killed at a gone of card. Huntington w. A aug. 10.�?at Logan courthouse 50 Miles South Al this City thursday night Flea Menitoff of a boat playing cards had a Tow. Bad Pritchard a former Ohio River Steamer Pilot waa killed and John rash fatally injured. Pritchard was charged noise time ago with the killing of a negro deck hand. Feared me Weum by baud. Cincinnati aug. 10.�?dr. Lawrence Anderson aged �4 years one erf the Best known veterinary surgeons is the West committed a Elcide in this City bom of toiling eyesight by its explosion three men Are killed end ten Hart. Ardmore l t., aug. boiler of a steam Thresher at work near Oakland 25 Miles East of Here exploded tuesday with terrible effect killing three men and wounding ten others. The dead Are Lee Norwood e. P. Norwood and will Craft. Waterway convention. Vicksburg miss., aug. 15.�?a general convention of those interested in Western Waterways will be held Here october 22 and 23. Old whisky Trust property knocked Down at �?�9,800,000. Chicago aug. 19.�?tfre end of one of the most remarkable Legal in the history Orf corporation litigation came wednesday when the property of the distilling and cattle feeding company commonly known As the whisky Trust was sold at auction on the court House Steps in this City at 11 30 a m. The Sale proved a Mere formality As there were no other bidders besides the reorganization committee who afr bid of $9,800,000, incorporated in the judicial decree of Sale was accepted. The Sale was conducted by Gen. John Mcnultz receiver. The property sold does not include All that owned by the old Trust. Seventeen distilleries the Cream of the lot were selected by the reorganization committee for Purchase besides the office building at Peoria. The distilleries purchased wednesday were the Shufeldt of Chicago the Star and Crescent distilleries of Tazewell county i. The Central of St. Louis the St. Paul the Riverdale of Chicago the Hamburg of Tazewell county 111. The Northern of Peoria the Manhattan of Peoria the Monarch of Peoria the great Western Woolner and Peoria distilleries All of Peoria the Willow Springs distillery of Omaha the consolidated of Cincinnati the Maddux Hobart of Hamilton county 0. The Wabash of Terre haute the Latonia of Cincinnati. The fight which ended wednesday with the Sale of the Trust property began january 28, when Green hut had himself appointed receiver Only be summarily ousted by the court a few Days afterwards. It has extended Over a period of seven months a Short time when the tremendous interests involved Are taken into consideration. During the whole of this time the reorganization committee has never been Defeated in court despite the bitter fight that was made by the opposing element of the Trust under the leadership of Greenhut and Morris. The new company which will be called the american spirits manufacturing company was incorporated under the Laws of Illinois notwithstanding the fact that its predecessor had been declared illegal by the Laws of Cook county. Booi Alee houses Bra de. Or. Louis aug. 15.�?a special the chronicle says that the entire business part of the Village of Pikeville Tenn., was destroyed by fire Sueada night. Only one store is left standing and the conflagration is supposed have been Orf incendiary origin. Its total losses foot up $33,400 with Only $600 insurance. A Light sentence. W. W. Taylor South Dakota s defaulting treasurer gets fir years. Pierre s. D., aug. 15.�?ex-Stete treasurer w. W. Taylor was wednesday morning sentenced five years in the Penitentiary at Sioux Falls by judge Gallfy. The court room was crowded when judgment was pronounced on the of fending state treasurer. In a Low Volco the defendant in reply the question if he had anything say said a i have the court then re viewed the crime and the statutes bears ing on the Case. He considered Tho much discussed Section void and inti mated that the two year sentence was not intended cover such a Case. The worst part of Taylor a crime in the estimation of the judge was that be had tried Force a Compromise after getting his hand on All the state funds he could. The crime for which w. W. Taylor Hes been sentenced the Penitentiary was the embezzlement of 1167.000 of the state funds. He fled South America and after a Long he finally gave himself up the author and agreed return the state and reimburse the funds taken by or and All his property and take the sentence which the court would impose on him. One condition being that c100 00j cosh must he paid in the settlement. The Cash required in the settlement has been paid into the state Treasury and the property has been transferred the state 1 gave up More Gold. Mokes the Belmont Morgan Syndicate another big Deposit. New York aug. 15.�?it was Learned wednesday that the Belmont Morgan Syndicate have deposited $1,650,000 of Gold in the sub Treasury in addition $1,550,000 turned in tuesday afternoon making 13,000,000 in Gold turned in daring the last Twenty four Honra Washington aug. 15.�?the Treasury a net Gold at the close of business wednesday withdrawals and deposits All accounted for stood at $102,531,061. The withdrawal of Gold for shipment Europe wednesday amounted $1,150,000. New York aug. 15.�?handy a har Man will ship $200,000 Gold on the nor Mannia thursday and May increase the amount $250,000. Nesslage a Fuller will ship $150,000 Gold by the same steamship. Crossion a brother will ship $1,000,000 Gold thursday. This makes the total engagement for thurs Day $1,350,000. Clay. W. A aug. 15. Postmaster a. A Salisbury has disappeared. Tok accounts Are said and s Post office inspector is in charge tree office. _ a hint Hawaii. Novel plan for annexation suggested president Dole. Minneapolis mix aug. 15.�?capt Judson Psi. Cross who Bolds a prominent position As a lawyer Here has proposed in a letter sent president Dole that Hawaii should Send delegates the Congress of the United states and demand seats on the same basis As the territorial delegates Here. Capt Cross thinks Congress would seat the delegates and thus Hawaii would be annexed without any More fuss. He claims there Are historical precedents for such action. Sought adventure nod found it St. Louis aug. 15.�?a special from Hermosillo Mexico says that f. T. Jedurs John l. Morrison and Henry Campbell three americans from Minnesota left there three weeks ago for Tiburon Island on a Hunting expedition. They were due return ten Days ago but no tidings have been heard from them and it is believed they have fallen victims the series indians who have Cali cabalistic taste. The party was advised not visit the Friand but they stated they were in search of adventure and they would not heed the advice. Charged with harder St. Louis aug. 15w�?thot�asr. Howard a descendant of the american Branch Orf a English it Onirda and a broker of Many years standing k under arrest charged with poisoning a negress named Nancy Lethe it la plan charged that Howard waa at tempting Poison Pristila Henry also coloured the object being secure her estate valued at $100,Oua Cap thanaa j do Hamilton ont aug 15.�?fred five it eur absconding cashier of the grand Trank Road who pilfered Hnton arrested Here

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