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Daily Citizen, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1893, Iowa City, Iowa SINGLE THREE TELEPHONE NUMBER flf VOLUME L IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1893. NUMBER 261 WE ARE GIVING 25 Per ON ALL Winter PREPARATORY TO THE AMERICAN IOWA DANCE OF Terrible Disaster at a Ball in An Explosion of Oil Sets Firs to the Deaths Reported in a THEY A police officer who was on tbe car said the motorman was not to that the brakes would not hold the INSOLVENT FOR TEN BUDA Feb. dance was given Monday evening in when about 100 parsons were dancing lit the hall on the first a child playing in the v. cellar a through of a full ot The cask the the dance floor and scattered the burning petroleum the 'A dozen in flame ran for the dows and and panic among the rest of the com- the people in the hall were at which there was no and as the floor on near the had they were obliged to the whole of the biasing to Ten persons the cellar and were burned to i more whose clothes had caught died shortly after reaching the open Three were trampled into in and were burned as. they on r Five men and seven whose clothes were half burned are in Many slight fractures or But thirty or forty persons escaped without RUNS Killed in an Accident at Ore. Feb. ful accident occurred on Suburban Electric railway Wednesday i afternoon in three persons were instantly killed and a dozen severely A car was going down when motorman lost control and it down two blocks .at terrific When the car reached a curve at the bottom of the hill it left the track and was over- The momentum was BO great that the leaving the dashed to There were them 1 being twenty young who con- the graduating of liams grammar school The dead Q. aged 70 Bertram his aged 8 T. James was probably fatally every one the car was cut The motorman and factor bat subsequently Latest Hens from Topeka cates a Republican Deserted by the Officers of the Stale Gov. Levelling Withdraws His from the THE Feb. lists have practically abandoned the The crisis raised by Sheriff ont a posse ot men to defend tbe republican tion is so critical a one and one so filled with embarrassing difficulties that they decided not to meet it At noon the governor held a conference with populist house members and leaders of the governor that the not be depended upon to carry ont his that the ance of 126 men composing the force Of deputy sergeants and 100 al troops that could upon would useless before the sheriffs of It was decided to hire a hall down town for the populist and there meetings of the populist house will be held until the difficulties looked by some as a hut regarded as the logical outcome ijf the sheriffs action in his posse to support the in the Broken Bank CenU on the Feb. The signee of El V. Co. broken bank has made a preliminary Be finds things in very bod has been insolvent for ten he never made a report of the bank's condition in. 4wenty was his accounts five years He at once began a race with the insolvent He in- sured his life Had death overtaken the hank would have won in the race have been In tbe meantime the bank's surplus was growing less and the insurance pre- were harder to As a the was compelled to drop several At one he insured for According to the furnished by assignee it is if bank will pay its depositors 30 cents the More Feb. ad- judged guilty of in the Pan- was on- Wednesday sentenced to imprisonment on the iwas sentenced three ment was of and Prevost pay a fine of 100 The against M. Arton will be brought np in a few a Took Her Lover Lizzie aged 16 living at 16 East died Wednesday from the effects in the ence of her James Tuesday night with She claimed her brother Tom had slandered her and this made her Robinson says he is a son of the well-known circus man of that Chinese Beggars R Feb. 17. Advices from China say that this has been an unusually severe winter in In Canton rnone 800 beggars died in jail from exposure to the Suffering among the poor has The thermometer has registered 10 below the coldest ever A Budden Feb. Henry W. Boyd fell dead Wednesday afternoon In his office at 3025 Indiana bral apoplexy was the cause of had practiced in city for over earned as one of the best physicians and In the northwest armed to remain ana see who were unarmed and procure soon as possible and report for A thousand deputies had been mustered In at At tO o'clock Gov. dis- missed Col. Hughes and took personal charge of all the military He given no orders to the men to and says that lie will appoint no successor to CoL Tbe colonel is now a deputy CanM of All the The eanse or the trouble Is briefly Ponr candidates for representatives who were refused certificates through some technicality or .In one tbe populist claimed election by a large the clerk tbe crediting the the vote east the and The clerk afterward confessed that changed the but certificate of election KM given UK republican When and other came tbe board It douM not go i the republicans had -tie certificates they must be how were These seats turned the majority from they would not ruling the E as men -had elected should be When the house convened in January these populists who uri out appeared to claim their The republican wen The was republicans organising a The of state warlike an being made every When day broke the republican 'the military were called out to still pied representative and out- side of the grounds the sheriff of county force of deputies to the diers and preserve the The sheriff had the and from it that he alone is the peace officer of this county and that unless he demands it the has no to call out the Late Wednesday night he informed the governor that he would preserve the peace of the county without the of the and to do the time it is deemed ready to move be large fto charge of the state to military Tor sheriff will with little resistance from the military as a majority of the officers and enlisted are in full sympathy with the of members of the military companies have already been sworn in as deputy Held the All The republicans held representative hall all The stairways leading to it were blockaded with and in fact everything that conld be would obstruct the passage of a of The doors Were ing the long of waiting all ner of means were resorted to to kill Speeches were songs played and house roll was called every the floor below soldiers paced up and down and every entrance to the state bouse was no person being permitted to pass either in or out All occupants of the halt were a state Food wae to the imprisoned statesmen in baskets hauled through a window means a morning broke the mail carriers food to the the military forces fearing stop them or to deny them the of The United States marshal was ready with a force of deputies to arrest all of the militiamen and governor's officers in case the mall carriers were interfered He was given no occasion to call on his to Obey tbe Gov. Levelling for- the third time ordered CoL the officer in com- mand of the military to charge representative hall and clear it of its and for the third time the colonel refused to He said as long 05 he was in command he would act only as a peace and under no circum- stances would he oppose tbe authority of the legally organized house of He said also that if the governor saw lit to remove him his regiment would promptly disband volunteer as deputies to the Thousand Sworn In. The sheriff established three ing stations during the morning and who would volunteer as He told hla men who were the members whose republicans -had claimed that these mp H was boose majority of Uie members The erata ofi acted have been at each other vm since Tuesday wire Tbe to Allow the English Ground He ils He Is Allowed to Enter by the Feb. Charlie the English heavy weight on the steamer Majestic Wednesday He was about to come ashore when he fused permission to his action fact Mitchell an and therefore he falls the of migration was recovered his an- intention fight -in' the attempt to exclude Hisi lawyers apply writ of va officers bio show to rti oil officers was based on the the immigration the landing ot alien who it tof settle in the just finished a prison for and ing from England country an- bis intention settling declaration Mitchell provided the quarantine officers with an excuse for- Mitchell's con- tend that law only applies to cases ot not to cases of such as Mitchell was of. At noon lawyers obtained a ordering production in court CoL Weber appeared before of Mitchell iat the hour and after a statement of the the judge ordered the of the pugilist SMITH Mr. Cleveland Names a Southern Han for Secretary of the N. Feb. Cleveland announced the name of the fifth his cabinet Wednesday it is that of Hoke of for secretary of tbe In making the announcement Cleveland met Mr. Boke ot In my office in York He culled at my I him the position ot tary of He 1 wisn to say that I have not written him or received any letters or from hint and that to-day first I have seen him since tie Hoke with that of Bissell and of the positions except the the the ney general and Smith was born in N. in Be liven he owns the paper which advocated the nomination of Mr. land before tbe Chicago His name Hoke Is the family name of his who was a daughter ot Judge who came ot one of the old families of tbe He la a lawyer by has the largest practice of any attorney m the state He is tall and pleasant has a smooth shaven face and resembles the late Henry W. fie la a good speaker and has a musical His fortune is estl matea at He bought tbe Journal a few years ago for and last year the in come froni that paper alone was by the Feb. IT. President Harrison has signed the national antine the surgeon general of the marine hospital in whose hands execution of the law is IB busily preparing the for the enforcement of the act. Panic In Lunatic Feb. fire in the conn ty lunatic asylum in Belfast Tuesday caused a panic among the In the struggle to reach the doors severa persons were thrown and natty were trampled in the persons were injured severely The United States to Have Absolute Text of President rison's WOULD ADOPT 17. President message to the senate ative to the annexation of the islands United it is isbed the letter of State Soater reviewing the circumstances of- the late revolution and submitting the mints of the treaty signed on February by tbe of state and 'the the 3awalian the message jof president was It states that it deemed more desirable folly annex the establish a. president says the overthrow of was not by restoration of is able U not that the active would prevent serious and tbe disorganization of all business inter- F tiro an of a United States and the don lull com- T think toe has adopted In tbe will be Highly the 61 the people la one that will adequately secure in- ot the are wholly to essential FOB Perms of the Proposed Treaty with Hawaii Blade none ot other gnat shall these Such a possession would not with our safety and the peace of the This view of 90 Apparent and conclusive that no protest has been heard from any government against proceedings looking to foreign representative Honolulu provisional I is a general concurrence in tne Opinion the ought restored action upon this treaty is very dfr the approval of peace ana good to the lands under anch tune as provide a form of government lation should and I do not doubt only Just to the natives all other bjr for the rights ot all and of all for- eigners Terms of The terms of the treaty are briefly written on four sheets A synopsis It the annexation gf the Islands trotted and tie present visional government 1o con- its until legislation by Ample is made the deponed who is to receive for Ail property rights on the Islands are in tbe meantime 3he laws of tbe United States such as are enforced hi Alaska will be All of the Islands Are restricted from under the laws are as applies to tbe ate The Chinese restriction act Is be observed just aa it is 1n States are to assume of Hawaii and receive-all tbe revenues are derived It is understood tbe debts of Hawaii 000, while the from all' sources average about The present republican of IB to be maintained until congress has an opportunity to devise a more convenient Tbe present form of government of is suggested as while a mission such as governs the District of bia is also The are to be de- termined Upon the exchange of ratifications of the treaty the provisional is turn over- to the of the United States called tHe assets of tbe kingdom of and the government by congress will take its Under the provisions of the treaty the sugar producers of Hawaii will not participate in the bounty provided by the law unless congress should extend It to the Secretary Foster's In his letter to the tary Foster recapitulates the history of the relates facts oi the establishment of the al the appearance oi tbe commissioners at Washington and the negotiations for the In re- gard Secretary Foster Instruction has been sent to the minister commending bis action In as it lay in the purview of standing instructions to the legation and to tbe naval tbe United States in Hawaiian tended to cooperate with the administration of affairs by tbe provisional but disavowing any steps In excess of such instructions by the authority and power of the United States might appear to have been asserted to the impairment of the independent sover of tbe Hawaiian government by the assumption of a formal In conclusion the secretary says thai pending the negotiation he received from representatives of the leading powers of the world in this city and from our own ministers abroad convincing him that the of the Hawaiian islands into the union will be regarded by these powers with satisfaction or ready to A decided opposition to 'the tion of the Hawaiian treaty sprung up in the senate and it is of such portions as to warrant in it would ratified this Senators Daniel and Wolcott known .to oppose and though a canvass of the senate two-thirds in favor ot ratification it IB its advocates that tbe filibuster against it Of the ultimate then seems to be but little doubt v Some la apparent of President Harrison in Bending the treaty to the senate before the sives of the queen had an opportunity to present their side of tbe there is fault found because tion would work to the benefit of some But these tions will not avail with as Sherman and look upon tbe question from a They believe that the ire indispensable to this country for of and as it is understood that unless tbe United States annexes islands Great Brit- ain will try to do so. The belief the treaty will be ratified 4. TO SUCCEED Prominent Candidates for on the Illinois capital are successor to Judge on the bench of the supreme court special election will be essary to fill tbe vacancy in ife ind be chosen his B. of of and George W. of are mentioned for the counties Jasperr Shelby and fW Man Killoo and Injured .by m- In a Feb. ah ex- plosion of dust ignited by shot in Cedar rS miles from was burned in their and attife WH lesser one were been the was by the and ihe Ahot 1W feet that to to able amusement was created in morning by the reading of a petition offered Mr. Hackenberg asking and sale hoops and lines be made a dent Pro referred it to the committee on retrenchment and 1 bitt in the house day prohibiting the wearing of skirts and providing a penalty for of the Altgeld Improved the Feb. 17. geld returned home late Wednesday night and was in his office during the He Is much improved in. and he will devote the next few days to business has during his For present be will see BO The governor had nothing to say re- the Gillia against In the house Speaker Crafts refused to recognize Representative when he wanted to explain his vote on a resolution members to vote when in their resolution is prevent breaking a antU Mr. McMillan wanted to by the he grew purple started to leave the de- claring he would He was ly induced by friends to Carmody presented a from the labor making roads responsible for injuries and of employes caused by the of company It was ruled out of order on the ground that the was on a subject had never been referred to the The defining the liability of employers to employes in being practically a applied to all corporations of the was ordered to a first reading A favorable report was made on Increasing the liability of railway companies for deaths caused by ways from to A tion was adopted requesting congressmen to vote for the In- creasing and equalizing salaries letter In the senate the hill to amend Australian ballot law by providing that coupons be affixed tbe to be torn off by election before a voter the booth and compared to fraudulent of unofficial special nmk 3l 1 L
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