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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye January 3, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - January 3, 1890, Burlington, Iowa HRHH rv, rnTHE BURLINGTON HAWKEYE Established: June, 18*9.]BURLINGTON, IOWA, FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 3, 1890. (Rricb: is Cents ARGUMENTS BEFORE THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE CONTINUES. The Public Debt Statement - International Standard of Weights and Measures—The Weather Crop Bulletin —Washington News. Washington, Jan. 2.—The ways and means committee to*day heard argumenta by representatives of wool-grow-ers. George H. Wallace, of Missouri, read a paper on the necessity of maintaining the duties of imported wool and suggested an adjustable tariff which would diminish when wool was scarce and high price, and increase when it was plentiful and low. He claimed there were imperfections in the present classifications and said the actual cost of the production of wool was about twenty cents a pound and that no money could be mads at that figure. P. B. Bennett, of B aston, editor of the American Wool Reporter, said the petition for reduced duties upon wool for the benefit of the manufacturers, who furnish domestic wool-growera the sole would secure a among that por-population con-wool. Bennett advalorem petition to congress describing the our market for their fleece, great many signatures • lion of our agricultural cerned in raising spoke of the be presented f*) signers as among the largest merchants and manufacturers, and reading letters from exports favoring this system of tariff. In answer to Chairman McKinley, the witness said personally he favored the advalorem petition. He believed an advalorem duty of IO per cent on combing and 30 per cent on carpet wool would afford sufficient protection. J. P. GibbB, of Greely. Colorado, taking the accounts of Colorado farms, showed that thirteen thousand pounds of raw wool cost the grower about 25 cents per pound ; at the seaboard it cost 30 cents and after scouring pretty nearly ‘JO cents. INTERN A I ION A JL STANDARDS. Hectplion ct WaihlagtoB of the National Prototypes of Weights and Measures Washington, Jan. 2.—The national prototypes alloted to the United States at the internal convention of weights and measures in Paris in S ptember last, were formally received and accepted by the president this afternoon in the presence of a distinguished company of representative and scientific men. They were brought from Paris in two boxes, carefully sealed and marked, and have been vigilantly guarded from the moment of their manufacture. Them new standards were constructed by the cooperation of the principal governments of the world. Their history in brief is a« follows: In 186‘J the French government invited other r ations to send delegates to Paris for the purpose of forming an international commission for the construction of a new meter for an international standard of length. The invitation was accepted, and our government app tinted Professors Henry and Hilgard as dolega’es In 1875 a treaty was signed at Paris for the establishment of an international bureau of weights and measures. The bureau established and put under administrative direction delegates from various countries concerned. A large staff of learned men was employed to study methods for carrying out practically the theoretical rtquir aments agreed upon as necessary by the delegates. The difficulties encounteied were all surmounted and the work was carried to a successful completion. The standards ordered by the various governments wore distributed by lot la*t September. Gum set of standards set apart as an international prototypes is kept in a cave at, the international bureau. The object of putting them in a cave is to secure them against accident and sudden or great changes of temperature, ae it is deemed possible that permanent changes in the molecular structure of the materials of the standards may be brought about by such fluctuations of temperature. No single person can have access to the international prototypes The cave is locked by three different keys in the hands of as many individuals, and every conceivable precaution has been taken to keep them invariable. The standards distributed to various governments are called national prototypes, and the same care will be ti ken to preserve them unaltered as is deemed necessary for the international standards. UHM EK AL WASHINGTON N SWM. perfected a title to a tract of land, of which he made entry under the home-stead law. The commissioner reviews the evidence and law bearing upon the case and sustains the decision of the local officers. AMERICAN VESSELS DETAINED. Assistant Secretary of State Wharton was to day questioned in regard to the reported unauthorized seizure and detention by officials of the government of the United States of Columbia of three trading schooners belonging to New York merchants. Wharton said some days ago a letter was received at the state department from Poster & Company, of New York, complaining of the detention of one of their schooners. The department immediately telegraphed the American consul at Carthagena for an explanation and in reply received a message stating that it was necessary for all trading vessels to clear from the port of Carthagena. The situation is not fully understood, owing partly to the brevity and haziness of the consul’s message, The case will not be fully known nor any official action taken until the consul’s dispatches in full, which are in all probabilities or, their way now, are received at the department. THE WEATHER CROP BULLETIN. • Washington, Jan. 2—The weather crop bulletin for the month of December says: The month of December was unusually warm in all districts east of the Rocky mountains, while anormal temperature, prevailed on the Cslfornia coast and has been sightly cooler than usual on the north Pacific coast. There has been an excess of precipition generally throughout the lake region, Minnesota. eastern Dakota, northern New England and in California, southern Oregon and over the plateau regions. The rainfall for the month has been most unusually heavy for California, over 18 inches having fallen at San Francisco, 15 inches at Lls Angeles >and nearly 8 ihches at Ban Diego, which was from three to five times the usual amount for tho month. Throughout the entire country south of the lake region and from Massachusetts southward to Florida, less than the normal precipitation occurred. emperor’s property not confiscated^ The Brazilian minister has received Rio Janeiro papers to December 8, in which are given the details of an inven toiy recently taken of the imperial property. The crown jewels as well as thoso belonging to the emperor, empress and other members of the imperial house hold were deposited in the treasury vaults subject to the orders of the emperor. Minister Valette expressed surprise that some American newspapers seem to still be under the impression that the provisional government had confiscated the property of the c mperor. Cold weather In Montana Washington, Jan. 2 —A cold wave ^xt^nds over the northwest, the temperature having fallen from twenty to thir ty degrees from the Upper Mississippi valley, westward to the Rocky mountains, and it is thirty degrees below zero in Montana, this being the lowest temperature reported,during the present season. Warm weather and rain generally continues in districts east of the Mississippi 'valley. OHIO POLITICS. A POISONER’S DED. WITH DOCTORED CSFF%fiE TRIES TO SLAY AN ENTIRE FAMILY. Two of Them Die—Arrest of the Murderer— Attempted Suicide — The * Deed Prompted by the Success of a Rival Suitor. Joliet, IU , Jan. 2.—John Schafer, of Mokena, has been lodged in jaU here charged with poisoning the family of John Dahl, with whom he worked on a farm near Mokena. The family consisted of Dahl, his mother aged seventy, a girl named Mira Schenek and a hired man named Schuffler. New Year’s day the girl prepared dinner and when the coffee served and tasted each member of the family noticed a bitter taste. The stuff was thrown away and a new lot made, this was also bitter, but not enough to prevent the family partaking freely. Boon after dinner all became alarmingly sick. The hired man and girl at once drank a lot of fresh milk which caused vomiting and saved their lives. Dahl and his mother died in a few hours. White powder was found in the coffee pot and Schafer who was a rival suitor with Dahl for the hand of the Schenek girl was at once suspected and when the sheriff arrested him this morning he .tried to commit suicide with a razor. scuri river points, to-day rendered a decision. The present soft lumber rates may be made applicable to beech, birch, maple, elm, oak and basswood lumber as a through rate from the interior milling points in Wisconsin and upper Michigan, but wffihout changing the rates from Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul or Mississippi river points that were in existence prior to November 30. The rate shall in no case be less than eighteen cents per hundred. NKW YEAH WISHES Uttered toy the President end Other Notable* at W achill a to*. New York, Jan. I —The World recently addressed to many of the prominent men at home and abroad dispatches requesting them to give their fondest wishes for the year 1890. Here are Birne of the responses: Washington, Dec. 31 —I hope for the continual prosperity of cur country. Benjamin Harris^ Paris, Dec 31.—While in my official capacity I cannot send a message direct to you, still I may associate mysMf j heartily with thousands of others in wishing the great American people and sister republic all good things for fbe coming year. I think the sympathy Re tween the two nations shown this y< is a guaranty of friendship for the ture. t Washington, Dec. 31.—Father says he hopes everything will be all right during the coming year. Walker Blaine. terrible revelation. An for An- Innocent Min Hanged other** Crim*. Tahlequah, I. T., Jan. 2.—In the Cherokee nation in 1886 Dr. Pyle and Mrs* Wm. Kerr were found murdered in their houses one morning. JohnStephen-son, toward whom suspicion pointed, was tried, convicted and hanged. Now comes a startling revelation. On the evening of December 27, a colored gambler named Rogers was fatally injured by a railroad train at Illinois Station. Before dying Rogers confessed he had committed the murders for which Stephenson was hanged “LA GHIFPB’S” GRIP, Th* senatorial Contest at a Standstill. Columbus, Jan. I.—The senatorial contest is pretty much at a standstill today as ail the candidates have agreed not to press their claims before the members until the senate and house caucuses for organization have been held Brice and Thomas claim they are taking no band in the speakership contest but the impression prevails that Lie friends of both are making use of argument. THS MONTANA LEG £8 LAT ll RF. Hon. T. C. Power Elected United State* Suitor, Helena, Mont., Jan. 2.—At the joint session of the legislature to-day the first ballot resulted: Power 16, Mantel ll, Hershfield 3, Rickards 7 Thompson I. Second ballot—Power 35, Mantel 3 The president announced the election of Hon. T C. Power as United States senator Power is a wealthy merchant and was the late candidate for governor on the republican ticket and was defeated by Toole. About two hours after T. O. Power was selected by the republican joint convention for the second senator, Judge Hunt, of the district court, gave his decision in the case of Representative Roberts, Of Silver Bow county, who had applied for a writ to compel the state auditor to pay him his salary and mileage as a member of the legislature. It was thought th*,; court would decide the validity of the rival houses, but instead the decision was to the effect that if Roberts was a member of th£ legislature he was entitled to his per diem and mileage. The question of legality of the two houses is still undecided. The democrats again met in joint convention to day, and took one ballot, but there heinie no quorum the body adjourned. A TOUGH PASSAGE. Tile Public Debt Statement Washington, Jan. 2.—The public debt statement issued to-day is as follows: Interest bearing debt— Principal..............................$$29,697,482 Interest............................... 16,068,447 ........... $839,986,900 has ceased since ma- Total ................. He bt on which interest tinily— Principal and interest............... $1,996    692 Debt bearing no interest............ $768,6:6    563 Total debt— ' Principal ........................... $1,600,328    640 Interest ......   10.249,414 Th* Tragic Death of a Crazed falterer. New York, Jan. 2.—Ellen Carroll, thirty-eight years old, the mother of four children, flung herself from a third story window this morning while delirious from a violent attack of la grippe, and met her de 4th. A DEATH AT PROVIDENCE. Providence, R. I., Jan. 2.—Frank Chafee, a well known man around town, died this morning of pneumonia resulting from la grippe. dr shrady’s opinion. New Y’ork, Jan. 2 —Dr. George E. Shrady, editor of the Medical Record, in an article upon the epidemic of the influenza says: There is now no doubt that the influenza, cr what is popularly known as the “grip,” has become epidemic in this city and is scattered broadcast over the country. It is also quite evident that its general characteristics correspond with those noted in connection with the prevailing type of malady in Russia, Germany aud France. Fortunately it is of such a mild type that save for its invasion of ihe large districts and for the large number of persons attacked it would scarcely be notictd in the cate gory of ailments connected with usual one which occur during the winter months associated with rapid and varied changes of temperature and humidity. Reports of the fatality of the disease, as might have been expected, have been very much exaggerated. Particularly does this remark apply to the alarming death rate in Paris. In point of fact there is no disease with such wide prevalence which has such comparatively low mortality. In this country, at least, there is yet to be reported the first case of death which can be laid to a pure and simple attack of the disease. Even the serious com< plications are so few as to scarcely merit recognition alongside of those which are constantly occurring with the usual diseases of the season. The after effects of the epidemic will doubtless be masked by a feeling of prostration more or less continued and the lo wering of the health tone. The previously robust will quickly rally, while feeble will require stimulants and tonics for variable periods. WITH THE MOURNERS. Washington, Dec. 31.—I hope thai during the coming year all the appointments that really can be made will be made, and that they will all turn out to be the best appointments that possibly could be made; and I hope that in future the comments of the newspapers will be based more upon the facts and less upon imagination. / John W. Noble. * - Washington, Bec. 31.—My hope for the new year is a very comprehensive one and covers the workings of this whole department. It includes the effectual eradication of disease affecting our live stock; an efficient System of meat inspection which will utterly explode the sanitary plea under which foreign countries obstruct our meat export trade; the establishment of a dairy division, whic will help our farmers to not only home consumption at adequately remunerative prices but will give them a good share of the foreign trade, and, in general, that my administration of the department will give the farmers cause to congratulate themselves on its new etatus. For the American farmers I desire an ample diversification of crops which will enable them to meet the entire demand for food stuffs of our own country, better prices for their products, and increasing prosperity. For the people of the entire country a better appreciation of the inter dependence of our rural and urban population, and a better understanding of those eternal principles of justice whice make it impossible for any class or section to prosper by injustice to any other doss or section without injury to the whole body politic. J. M. Rusk. BABEL AT A BULL FIGHT A PUZA CROWDED WITH THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE SITES WAY. Hundred^ of People Injured, Many Seriously—Terrible Fire in an English Pauper School-Queen Yietoria Worried—Foreign News. City of Mexico, Jan. 2.—A telegram from Villa Lerdo gives particulars of the fall of the plaza on last Tuesday while a bull fight was in progess. About 10,000 people were crowded into the building, and when the second bull was being killed nearly everybody rose and stood applauding and stamping their feet, when suddenly the side of the plaza commenced to give way. A rush was made and the extra movement of the thousands of spectators caused the structure to collapse, precipitating the unlucky inmates to the ground, the distances ranging from ten to twenty-five feet Many were buried beneath the debris. In their desperate situation fights arose among the men and many were stripped of every stitch of clothing. Crowds on the opposite side of the building, which numbered several thousand, became panic-stricken and fell and trampled on one another in their attempts to reach the outside. The tramping of the helpless and the agonized cries of men and women made the place scene of pandemonium. It was not until outside help came to the aid of people pinned down by planks and timbers, that the unfortunate victims were released and the wounds of the people attended to The number of wounded will reach into the hundreds, but while the injuries of many of them are serious and painful it if believed no case will prove fat ak_ TWENTY-SIX BOYS SUFFOCATED Terrible re at an Engllili School. London, Jan. 2.—The boys’ section of the Paupers’ school, in the district of Foresdale, in connection with the Whitechapel and Poplar Unions, took ti re Tuesday night when the inmates were asleep and was burned, with terrible results, twenty-six of the boys who were in the upper stories being suffocated before they could be rescued. Fifty-eight other boys were safely taken from the burgins;; building amid terrible excitement. Over six hundred persons were in the building he fire was caused by an overheated stove in the clothing room of the boys’ domitory. The ages of the dead range from seven to twelve years. VICTORIA IS WORRIED Washington, Dec.*31.—'The thing I for hope more than anything else is the enforcement of the law throughout the country. I believe, both as to state and fedaral laws, that the safety of the government and the peace of society depend on prompt and vigorous prosecution of all infractions of the law whatsoever. This shall be my policy, and I mean to follow it out in all sections of the country.    William    H. H. Miller “Washington, D. C-, Dec.* 31.—My hopes and wishes are: First, to be able to do a full day’s work every day, and thus turn wishes into realities. My second, that my friend, Mr. Pulitzer, might get back his eyes and be able to read bis own paper. Third, to have fair play while the plans and experiments of the postoffice department are under way. Ten minutes or ten months is hardly sufficient to reach over all this country with a perfect postal system. Let the new employes of the government in every department have a fair chance to get acquainted with their work. John Wanamaker.” ‘Washington, D. C., Dec. 31.—The field is too broad for me to cover in the time at my disposal. Hope springs eternal in the hums* breast, but the treasury department is one which think may be excused for sentimental expressions.    W.    WINDOM.” 8. J lo J,595,143 $1,052,953,911 $1,056,081,0C5 $3,128,094 $33,693,710 Total........................... $1,610,569,054 Total debt, loss available cash items ............................. $1,033,548,064 Not cash in treaiury............ Debt less cash in treasury January 1,1890    .................. Debt less cash In treasury Deco a. ber I, 1889.................... Decrease of debt during the month ......................... Decrease of debt since June SO, 18:9........................ Total cash In treasury as shown by treasurer's general account. 1613.766,911 ANOTHER SIOUX POW-WOW. Washington. Jan. 2.—The delegation of Sioux chiefs had another talk with Commissioner Morgan to-day. John Grass said: ‘ Last summer you sent three men out to my country and they told us if we signed a treaty we would get schools and oxen and wagons and other things promised us in the treaty of 1868 and pay for the land we now sell besides. I see sortie of the same tnings are promised in both treaties. My people want to know if we are to have them twece.” Mad Bear said: You sent us three per sons to show us how to farm. They can’t talk to us, they only, make motions with their hands and then go away. We don’t know what they mean. If they would plow and sow and raise oropa we could see how they did it and learnt farm better than the farmers you send to teach Commissioner Morgan interrupted to say: “You should learn to understand English and then perhaps the farmers could teach you.” Mad Bear replied: “If we had got the schools on the reservations as promisee us in 1868, we would now know English, but we did not get them. We want to learn to farm and do like the whites. We want schools on the reservations so we can learn.” A LAND CASB DBdDBD. Washington, Jan 2—Land Commis stoner Groff has rendered a decision upon the application of James W. Barry, of the Fargo, South Dakota, land district, to transmute his pre-emption filing of a latter section of land made October IS, The    _ MKSI Ta* Brttlan Steamer Croma Experience* ll ougb Weather. New Y"ork, Jan. 2 —Captain Lord, of the British steamer Croma, which arrived to-day from Middieboro a Ays: “We experienced the roughest weather I have ever known Up to December IT we had a successsion of furious gaels. The ship was blown off into the trough of tbs sea although going at full speed and became unmanageable: we stopped the engines and used a plentiful supply of oil which materially aided in breaking the crests of the waves, However, we shipped one fearful sea which carried everything before it:    smash ing one boat and damaging others: washing away a part of the flying bridge and injuring several of the crew. The engineer says part of this sea went down a funnel, the top of which is fifty-six feet above the water. The water came rushing through the tubes in such volume as nearly to put the fires out and caused great commotion among the men be ow. On the 18th it blew a heavy gale and on the 20lh the wind again attained the force of a hurricane. Daring the night we shipped a tremendous sea over the bows. It swept away everything in its way, carrying wreckage from the main deck over the upper bridge, about twenty-five feet high, and finally making an exit over the stern. Daub of Father Damir, * athoile Frslat*. Omaha, Jan. 2.—Father Damen, S J., died at Creighton college at 9:45 o’clock Wednesday evening from a stroke of paralysis received about five months ago at Cheyenne while on his way to the Pacific coast. Father Damen was about ninty years of age, and was born in Hoi land, where he entered the priesthood and Bociety of Jesus. Upon coming to this country he engaged in the work of the church with extraordinary vim and met with great success. The develop ment of the Roman Catholic church in west is considered to be largely his work Much of his time and valuable services were devoted to the cause of Catholicism in Chicago, where in 1857 he erected a Jesuit establishment. He also built the church of the Holy Trinity and founded the college of St. Ignatius in the same city. His success as a missionary was also very marked, and as pulpit orator he ranked very high. DEATH OF A GERMAN COUNT. Cheyenne, Wyo., Jan. 2.—Count H. Von Wedeli, of Germany, died in this city yesterday. AN EX-MINISTER DEAD. Philadelphia, Jan. 2.—Hon. George Raker, ex-minister of Turkey and Russia, died at his residence here this morning. THE STRIKE*IS ON. “Washington. D. C., Dec. 31.-1 hope that the year 1890 may witness a long s tride forward in the development of our navy. While I hope that the year will leave us as it finds us, at peace with the whole world, we should not forget that ‘eternal vigilence is the price of liberty.’ B. F. Tracy.” THE SUGAR TRUST. KollM of th# Devolution of tho Now York Combination Flied. New York Jan. 2 —Notice of an action in the supreme court for the desolution of the sugar trust and asking for the appointment of a receiver to wind up its affairs was filed in the county clerk’s office of Kings in Brooklyn late rues day afternoon by the North River Sugar Refining company, a member of the trust, through Henry Winthrop Gray, the receiver. The appointment of a receiver asked for to take possession of all the property of the trust The court is asked to restrain the defendants from disposing of any of the property of the trust and from paying any further monies out of the assets of the co partnership or otherwise disposing of the assets of the same. “OtfcaUo” at tho Autttoiti Chicago, Jan. 2 —Verdis* oi was produced opera of “Othello” was produced for Die first time America at the auditorium to night The stage setting was magnificent I? a degree rarely equalled. The production of this opfera had been postponed twice on account of tne illness of the great tenor Tamangn, but he WM on hand to- 1888. __ taal lend officers on night having struggle with la toto aaa m    fray bd awa M» Brakemen on Indiana and Illinois Line* Ordered to Qolt Work. Evansville, Ind., Jan. 2. - A telegram was received at Terre Haute last night by the strike committee notifying them that orders had been sent to Mattoon, Illinois, for the Peoria, Decatur and Evansville employes to be ready to join the strikers to-day and instructing the committee there to make the same ar rangements with the Louisville, Evans Ville and St. Louis Air Line employes Representatives were sent from here to Mattoon, Illinois, and Huntingburg, Indiana, to see that the orders go into effect. 8TTLL CONTINUES.    ^ Evansville, Ind., Jan. 8.—The strike on the Evansville and Terre Haute and Evansville and Indianapolis still continues unchanged. No freight is mov mg and the yards are filled with can which the company is unable to move. DEMAND WABASH WAGES Charleston, HL, Jan. 8.—The brakemen on the Toledo, St Louis and Kau aas City road struck, throwing about seventy-five men out of employment. Not a freight train is moving on the western division from Frankfort to East St Louis. The strikers dertiand Wabash wages, but the rituals so far have not decided to came to their terms. RAILROAD MATTERS. I Fix tic tho Rata* oai Hare Wa Washington, D. C., Dec. 31.-^Repre sentative Bynum, Indianapolis—“I have no hope of any beneficial legislation this session. It is impossible for the republi can party to reduce taxation. They will pass the necessary appropriation bills, try to pass a federal election law; de nounce the civil service law, without making an effort to repeal it; talk about intimidation in the south and then go home.” Representative William McKinley, Jr. Ohio.—“I hope for revenue legislation on the line of republican principles which will reduce the income of the govern ment to its necessities without affecting injuriously the labor and industries oil the country.” Senator 8. M. Cullom, Illinois.—“My hope is to see the tariff revised and its inconsistencies adjusted in conformity with the protective idea. Legislation should be had to relieve the great press ure in the dockets of the United States courts, and enable tile people ta have their causes tried without such in able delay.” Senator Daniel W. Voorhees, Indiana. “I have no hope of any valuable legislation for the country from the 51st congress.” Senator James Z. George, Mississippi. —“I hope for nothing good at the hands of the republicans. That their plans may miscarry is my best hope for the new year.” Representative Benton McMillan, Tennessee—“My best hope is that the heels and the hands of federal power may yet be placed too heavily on the necks of the people. Rumor says there will be an effort to enact federal election laws to govern elections in the states, southern states of course, with the hope of reduc mg and eliminating democratic majorities. Any encroachment on our rights will be resisted to the last extremity. in Pauper ashore, six of whom were rescued, but the fate of the others is uncertain. Boats from shore ard attempting to render assistance. THEATER BURNED. Zurich, Jan. 2.—The theater here I caught fire during a performance last night and was entirely destroyed. The I audience reached the streets in safety. foreign relations satisfactory. Lisbon, Jan. *2.—At the opening of the] certes the king announced that the foreign relations of the kingdom were all! that could be desired. He reviewed the ] progress made in the African colonies of Portugal, and said:    The patriotic aspirations of Great Britain to extend I her vast possessions in Africa have been I met by the fixed design of Portugal to maintain her atthority over those regions that Hortugese were first I to discover and open to Christianity and commerce and where Portuguese authorities have exercised jurisdiction and influence sufficient to indicate in-contestible possession. My government will endeavor to convince the British government of our right, hoping to obtain equitable adjustment of all legitimate interests. i FREE KIOCI-DOWH AID DRA6-0UT AT 10ULT0H, IOWA. A New Year’s Dance Turned Into Drunken Brawl—Trying to Blow up a Newspaper Office—A Bootlegger Bagged-Iowa Notes. lf?, ti onlga Now* Not**. Sadlffi’, the ex-champion sculler of England, is dead. The Marquis cf Salisbury is up and about the house again. * CONFLAGRATIONS. Tile Edison Electric Ilia minuting Shops Bari, New York, Jan. 2 —The Edison Electric Illuminating company’s shops on Pearl street burned this morning causing 18,000 incandescent lights in the downtown districts, most of which burned all day in the banks and offices, to be cut ol* The fire broke out in the dynamo rdbm and resisted the utmost efforts of the firemen for an bour. The loss to the Edison company will be about $100,000. Insurance, 50,000. A RUBBER TRUST. Moulton, Jan. 2—Our quiet com munity has been once more annoyed by another cutting scrape at Mr. Henry Davis’ residence, where they had a New Year’s dance. From what your correspondent can learn, whisky flowed freely and quite a number got gloriously drunk, and about the time their meeting was to adjourn a general free fight was duly inaugurated and a young man by the name of Messenger cut a man by the name of Hendron in left side, going into cision being about Hendron is resting present with hopes cf the arm and in the the cavity, the in-six inches long. comfortably at recovery. Bruce 111 Health Clawed br Trouble Over Family Affair*. London, Jan. 2.—The qup°n has permitted it to be announced tat she intends leaving England for    J continent early in the year, her pre    plans be ing to remain about a' —onth. The queen's health has been poor for some lime, aud it is undoubtedly due to her constant worry concerning family affairs. The marriage cf her favorite Beatrice to lattenburg, which, it will be remembered, the prince of Waler so strenuous-y opposed, the queen has realized to have been a failure, and the connection has been a much greater source of uneasiness than tbe public supposed. Now that the details of Battenberg’s laxest complication have been secured the mortification of the queen will be appreciated. Before his marriage to Baa trice young Battenberg’s poverty and good looks inspired him to put Himself in the hands of a designing Russian ? lady, who utilized her position iii the suite of the late empress Mf Russia to negotiate marriages between wealthy heiresses and penniless princes. She resided in France when Battenberg put his princely name on the matrimonmL books, and the matchmaker’8 first attempt was to bring about a marriage with Mile Donicourt, whose marriage to Alpid Musurus, son of the Turkish ambassador to London, has just been declared void. As the bride was a minor and French law gives the parent the right to annul a contract under such a condition, Mdlle. Dim-conrt rejected Battenberg on account of his poverty. He was then offered to Miss Winnyfreta Singer, daughter of the sewing machine millionaire, and now princess of Scey, after being hawked over half of Europe. Battenberg finally secured sufficient court rnfluence and the backing of the court of Hesse Darmstadt to promise success in London. Hither he accordingly came and Beatrice fell in love with him at first sight. Since the couple have been wedded the Russian match maker has persistently dunned Battenberg, and all he could equeere from his spouse’s allowance has gone to the woman as a price for her silence. Recently, tiring of the continued blackman BatMkberg refused further to submit, even in the £sce of threatened exposure. Thereupon the woman wrote in the most fulsome details Lord Cham berlain Lathom, accompanying her own statement with a mass of letters relating to Bittenburg’s wooing and showing him in an unenviable light. Lathom, who has given frequent evidence of his dislike for Beatrice’s husband, submitted the entire correspondence to the queen, and Battenburg waa sent abroad with the least possible delay. As he has been absent now two months it may mean an indefinite banishment. GINXRAL FOREIGN NKW*. NigottaUcni for On* in Progr*** at Trenton, N.J. Trenton, N. J., Jan. 2.—It is stated that the negotiations which have been in progress for some time, with a view of establishing a rubber trust in this city, are about completed. British capitalists are taking an interest amounting to about $3,000,000 and intend to push the stock in England and Scotland. Th* Troabl* ai Sooth film. Chicago, Jan. 2 —A Pierre, 8 D. special to the Tribune says: Company A of the Twelfth regiment, from Fort Sully, to-day passed through this city aud across the river, where they have orders to remain indefinitely to preserve the peace They will stay at Fort Pierre on the mile square until the land is opened and all danger is pa*t It is learned that the orders from the war department are to not molest those people who are now established at Fort Pierre, but to exclude all others from going there. It is reported that the South Pierre boomers, since the arrival of the troops, have resolved to attempt to take the town site by force if necessary, thinking that if they go on peacefully in the night time the troops will protect them from attack by the Fort Pierreites; while if they are ejected by the troops it will result in all the other inhabitants on the mile square being driven away until the land is opened. This would give them an equal chance to get on. Gould Not * jicl. Punxsutawney, Pa , Jan. 2.—Buffalo, Rschester and Pittsburg company were I not successiui in their effort to eject the I striking miners from their houses to-day. [ Sheriff Sutter refusing to act in the! matter as the company desired. Superin-1 tendent Haskell declares he will open the mines Monday at any cost and that I the company will break the strike if it costs them a million dollars. An attempt to put new men in next Monday will be I resisted and bloodshed may result as the j Hungarians are desperate. Two Old Ladle*’ Throats Cat. Philadelphia, Jan. 2.—Sarah Kelley, aged eighty-one, and Ann Kelley, aged seventy-nine, Bisters, had their throats cut last nigh t by some one unknown. The women lived in a little frame dwelling at 206 Wister street and were awakened by an intruder after they had gone to bed last night. The men demanded money and when they declared there was none in the house slashed each of them across the throat with a knife. The women were removed to-day to a hospital and may recover. Cowboy* and Indian* Fight. Santa Fe, N. M., Jan. 2 —In southern San Jaun county, Sunday, the Navajo Indians were accused by their 8ioux brothers of killing their cattle. The Indians fired upon the party, when a posse of ten whites were organized and pur-pued the band of Indians. The latter fired into them from ambush. Some fifty shots were exchanged and one Navajo was killed. The cowmen were compelled to retreat, as it was feared the encounter would have had more serious results. _ Faith Heelers Stoned. Tuscola, 111., Jan. 2,—Fifty men attacked the temple of the Protestor band of faith healers here to day and smashed its windows with stones. Fifteen men and women, members of the band, were in so-called trances at the time but breaking windows speedily aroused them and they fled. The band rf fuses to leave Tuscola and more serious trouble is feared. A General I a bu ram •• Agiat Arr **t«<l Cherokee, la., Jan. 2.—Dexter Turner, general agent for the South Dakota Citizens’ Life association, of Cherokee, Iowa, was arrested this afternoon on a telegram from the sheriff of Beadle county, presumably as the outgrowth of a difficulty with the state auditor of South Dakota. Purdem was thoroughly pummelled, and his head and face is terribly swollen; to the extent that his poor sick wife at home, who was awaiting his return, was unable to recognize him as her husband. Johnnie Bell got his coat cut nearly off of him. Since writing the above I learn that Messenger, who cut Hendron, was severely cut himself before he cut his man I also learn that Messenger was afterwards knocked down with a billet of wood by a woman and laid out for dead for a while, but his friends got him and took him away The number of fights were estimated to be about twenty. Butcher knives, brick bats and billets of wood were freely used for the edification of those present. The whole matter will be concluded before one of our justices. Johnnie Bell says it was a “rail” interesting time and lays it all to the baneful! effects of the present prohibitory liquor law. As Johnnie is a lively democrat, he thinks the democratic members of our state assembly should see to it that the law is repealed, or some one will get hurt. A Sad Death. Special to Tm Havk-Byi. Mt. Pleasant, Jan. 2.—This morning at four o’clock, Clarabelle, daughter of Hon. W. Q Babb, died of diphtheric or membranous croup. She was attacked by the disease about two days ago and from the first symptoms the phvsians felt grave fears as to the result. But it was not before Sunday night that the disease assumed the dread form of membranous croup Since then she has been heroically struggling for her life, every reasonable remedy being tried for her recovery. Clarabelle was a bright, pretty little girl, nearly seven years old. A home circle of happy children, two sons and two daughters, is thus ruddy broken for the first time. The funeral takes place to-morrow at two o’clock. It nill be a private one, in accordance with the rules of the state board of health. long be remembered present as an socially and int Tao sum Des Moines, Jan, 1.-oi discussion in the sociation this morning ; public schools. TWQ] by Dr. Bartlett and the afternoon the on manual training in1 The 8iate Teacher’s James McNaughton, of schools of Council and Prof. J. W. Slant president. The State] Association elected Grinnell, president hold the next meeting' Tbe State Teacher’s meet next year in Dee will aa# ta# Des Moines, Jan. $ commissioners to-day ney General Stone to the Chicago, Burlini railroad to compel their order in the Mi der was to the effect put an extra branch road to DASTARDLY Attempt to Blow Up ay DV: Waverly, Jan. 2. unknown parties expl mite bomb in the a Independent printing Union telegraph o ploded with terrific the stairway and __ The bomb was an inclY pipe, about a foot long,] end with several charged with dynaml have been placed there] had a grudge against Independent force, ting oui a daily in w have been printed, I building at the time o: ting out their last im iifamoBd Jo A Dubuque, Jan. 2.-company has made pointments for the of its boats:    Pittsbl master; F L. Dickey, Wm. Boland, master; clerk. Mary Morton, Ii master; J. F. Fay, ctori full of floating ice and til ly frozen.    f|l FOUL FLAY SU8PJKC I BD. lh* VI- Wm. Purdy I* Missing Frow •Inlly of Daren port Special to Th* H awX-Kym. Davenport. Jan. 2.—A young farmer named Wm. Purdy is missing from this vicinity under circumstances suggestive of foul play. He came to town a week ago Friday with a considerable sum of money in his pockets, which he had collected and was keeping for the purpose of clearing off interest charges on his property. He did not pay the money out while in the city and ie presumed to have had it when he attended a dance near here on the follow ing evening. Nothing has been known of him since that night. He is said to have left the dance hall and walked away into the darkness accompanied by three other men. His horse and buggy were left at the place, and clue has been found of him since. Boletus’* at Lakes I % Royal Palae* Burao*. ""Brussels, Jan. I.—The royal palace at Luken, a suberb of this city, was burned Wednesday night. Princess Clemen tine, the daughter of the king, had a narrow escape from being burned to death. Her govemness was burned. All the royal art collection has been de stroyed. The fire has been prevented from reaching the king’s private rooms As soon as the fire was reported the king and queen suspended the New Year’s day reception and hastened thither They witnessed the total destruction of FATAX* ACCIDENT. Two Mat Kine* fey m Chillicothe, Mo., Jan. 8.—William Hughes and John Burk Ie were instantly killed to day by the explosion of a boiler [in a saw mill on €hee river. KU* a Suppose* Burglar. Cincinnati, Jan. 2.—Ed ward Sherman a machines! awakened early this morn-by the sound of some one working at the lock of the door of his room. Thinking it was a burglar he fired through the panel a upon opening the door found he had mortally wounded W. R. Phillips, a real estate agent, aged seventy-three who occupied an adjoining room and had grne to Sherman’s door by mistake. A Boot Lessor Basso* Special to Thi Hawk-Eye. Corwith, la.. Jan. 2 —Our town has been infested for some time with a wild and riotous gang of young men who have been terrors to law and order. Sev-everal of them are now under bonds for appearance at the next term of court for getting drunk and creating a riot. Whis key has been at the bottom of it all, and suspicion has pointed to Jim Morrison as doing the boot legging. The exp ess office was watched and on this evening’s train two- boxes marked to him were delivered by the express company. He waa allowed to carry them home, after which information was sworn out before Justice R. Buckner, who ordered the premises of Morrison searched. The find was two two-gallon jugs of liquor in an old trunk. The same is now in the hands of a constable awaiting final action. A BIV* Snoot. Special to THS Hawk-Sys. Scranton City, Jan. 2.—A pigeon shoot came off to-day and the result was: M. S. Patton got first money, shooting ten birds; E. F. Ball, D. Silvester and John McNeill tied with seven birds each, dividing second money. E. P. Phelps and L. Nicholson tied with six birds and in shooting off the tie Mr. Phelps won. Drown** WMH* Skating. Special os The Haws-Ets. HABLAN, Jan. 2 —Ira Overholt, a son of John Overholt, of this city, while skating on the river this afternoon fell through and was drowned. Two boys this forenoon broke through but were rescued. Happily Special to Tbs HAwm-EvkC Bushnell, IIL, Jam. as the light of dawned upon this terra Oscar Adams and Belle united in marriage by Rff residence of the bride** p Au JEl*etlou of € Special to Tbs Hawk-] Dallas City. Hic , Jan I City Milling company election yesterday, and lowing persons as dii ing year: joseph Dei) Charles Myers, Conrad A. Feldhauseuer. Got* St. Paul, Jan. J which was predicted over the northwest hi pronounced. The y registers at Sully 14| 16, Winnipeg 16, monton 28, Durango Chicago, Jan. Mtxic&n Iron Mj Company, of DI mee ing to day officers: James CJ Iowa, president; cinnati, vice-presi Des Moines, secret! For more than Sarsaparilla has been and its popularity was! at present. Assn disorders caused by this medicine has noeqi for it is prodigious. An OI* Iron Bellefonte, Pa, firm of Curtin & C county, has assigned. $200,000. The works about 1810. Change of life, regularities, hot Aa* _ Miles’ Nervine. Free" Witte’s drug store. Dad*** For tis San Francisco, Jan. Mrs. D. O. Colton ford, C. P. Hun tin i attracted much put tbe trial before the years -go, was d< court to-dayjnr A*vloo Mrs. Winslow*! J always be used for It soothes the child, allays all pain, cure*] the best remedy for five cents a bottle. 8lapp** ou mo win St. Louis Jan. 2 —The heavy rains of Arent ’n a1 ane theirulnaUum. I yesterday and last night demoralized the I '-'Tesaon is no wine only city in the eight! SS    I^ skid    electric light wire* if .hi. city a,d *«- tog"*""1 *■«"« Mf . free de Bioned several serious accidents. Four I UTei7- Au la ll aaa za Fallout. Special to Tbs Hawk-Bys. Scranton City, Jan. 2.—Wm, Easton, cashier of the bank of Scranton, is confined to his bed with influenza, and at this writing is quite sick. Fire* Mall Delivery at CtmIosl Sped*I to Thrn Hawk-Eyi. Creston, Jan. 2 —The free mail delivery was successfully inaugurated here today and two distributions were made. Creston is no w the only city in the eighth Boston, Jan. 2.-in hi-> message to jon the subject of _ of the first elections iian system, which held as demc tages of the new Free samples of Nervine at J. H. Cures Headache, ness, Neuralgia,; Wreak of rn Little* Roeg, gar train was bas seek a, fifteen Huffs, on the neer Apperson passengers were the baggage car down a twenty f( TELEO I Green B. Commissioner tied last evening] Rogers, a darq Rogers, a weal! Philadelphia. Chicago, Jam. 8.—Chairman Walker In his AUM* [of tbe Intestate Commerce tai ta i Lot# Hewn Frci New York, Jam. 2.—Captain Msthe-■on, of the steamer Strabo, which arrived yesterday from Rio Janeiro, re* port* everything quiet up to the time he left then December 6. The Strabo brought copies of late Brazilian papers. A Rio p*p>r, th* OT* (ft* county) af DMBBba 6, antlia* I lilt of the prop- s«°    w■- awp oowami ny sue piGVlSiOasi gov-silverware sad jewels oi caused by a defective stove in the officer’s quarters. The loss is immense as to money value, and the destruction of art treasures that can not be replaced. LIBRARY HOT BUSHED. Brussels Jan. 2.—The report that the library in the royal palace at Laeke was burned proves to be unfounded. A number of important documents relating to the Congo free tate were destroyed md the quam’* entire wardrobe burned. BUSSIAN OFFICERS ARRESTED. St Petersburg, Jan. 8.—Thirty-two officers have been arrested charged with being members of a secret society, the object of which is to abolish aristocracy and establish a constitutional monarchy ETHERS STUKE IS BRESLAU. Beelol Jan. 8 —The miners in I tan hare struck for eight hours, aa unlimited output and higher wages. The masters and men are negotiating for a settlement of the trouble. AN ITALIAN STEAMER GBOUXDED. Jam. 8.—Th* Ponte is askoi* an ~ people were knocked insible by coming ] in contact with a wire which had fallen to the ground at the corner of Seventh and Morgan streets, and a horse was j killed in a different part of the city by I stepping on a wire. Dakota’* Haw Capital-Pierre, S D , Jan. 2 —The state officers moved into and occupied the new capitol building to-day. Preparations are about finished for the coining legislative session except putting in the seats and desks, which have not arrived. Governor Mellette is working on his first message. A Wla*ew Cli Findlay, O., Jan. 2 —At a meeting of the western window glass manufacturers to-day a trust was formed. A Pluf I lease Of health sad strength renewed and of ease and comfort follows the use of Syrup of Figs, as it acta in harmony with ^    -sc es the system! For sale in 50c MHR Correspondence of THS Sawk-Byh Keota, la., Dec. 31.—On Christmas evening John Stump, who lives about four miles southeast of this place, had the misfortune to lose his barn by Ara The bam contained quite a lot of hay and about four hundred bushels of grain. Loa* about 8500. No insurance. Married, at the residence of the bride’s parents, at Luray, Mil souri, on Tuesday December 24, Mr. H W. Smock, editor cf the Alta, sit this place and Miss Grace Ritchey. We extend to the happy pair heartiest congratulations. One of the very many enjoyable occasions pertaining to the holiday season st this place was the one given by the Fraternity Friday 87- It consisted of our Congri Israel, tion yesterday, sand men. In the town of ter day Herm! one, shot Bertha and then himself marry him. It is asserted by that there is makes his Judging by World s fair have been shamefully Dispatch. For all is no better Syrup. All the public inaUUaaion of officers at their hail and a banquet at the Opera hall The Speonk was gotten up by “mine host” of I the New Central house sad was some-I thing unusual in splendor for a this fixe. Boras I took of tim ;

  • Ann Kelley
  • Benton Mcmillan
  • C. P. Hun
  • Charles Myers
  • Conrad A. Feldhauseuer
  • D. O. Colton
  • D. Silvester
  • Daniel W. Voorhees
  • E. F. Ball
  • E. P. Phelps
  • Ellen Carroll
  • Evans Ville
  • Frank Chafee
  • George E. Shrady
  • George H. Wallace
  • George Raker
  • H W. Smock
  • H. Von Wedeli
  • Henry Davis
  • Henry Winthrop Gray
  • Ira Overholt
  • J. F. Fay
  • J. M. Rusk
  • J. W. Slant
  • James Cj
  • James Mcnaughton
  • James W. Barry
  • James Z. George
  • Jim Morrison
  • John Burk
  • John Dahl
  • John Grass
  • John Mcneill
  • John Overholt
  • John Schafer
  • John Stump
  • John Wanamaker
  • Johnnie Bell
  • Justice R. Buckner
  • L. Dickey
  • L. Nicholson
  • M. S. Patton
  • Mary Morton
  • Mile Donicourt
  • Mira Schenek
  • Oscar Adams
  • P. B. Bennett
  • Sarah Kelley
  • T. O. Power
  • W. Q Babb
  • W. R. Phillips
  • William Hughes
  • William Mckinley

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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye

Location: Burlington, Iowa

Issue Date: January 3, 1890