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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye January 4, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - January 4, 1890, Burlington, Iowa w. - Bstabushbd: J un*, 18*9.] JI L. THE WHIFF HEARING BEFOHE THE WAY8 AHD 1EAI8 COMMITTEE. I he Matter of a Wool Doty Discussed Pro and Con—The Report of the Department of Agriculture-General Washington News. rA8HiNGTON, D. C., Jan. 3.—A session of the ways and means committee opened with Representative Carter, of Montana, as a witness. He spoke in relation to sheep husbandry. He thought if there was no tariff on wool that that industry would be destroyed. Mr Shepard, a wool-grower of Texas, read a paper to prove that with sufficient protection the United States could raise all the carpet wool consumed in this country, jje wanted the same duty on all wool and said the wool growers of Texas were generally in favor of protection. Bon. William Lawrence, of Ohio, said he was one of the committee appointed by the National Wool Growers’ Association at its recent Washington convention to make some remarks as to the legislation which wool growers generally believed was required by sound public policy and justice. He addressed the committee on two subjects, proper duty on carpet wool, and on the provisions of a law necessary to secure honest admin- November average of yield per acre The variation fro&uthe current expectation of the last six months is not over one per cent. The total product as estimated, is 490.560 OOO bushels. The product of oats i« 751 510,000 bushels, at a rate of twenty-seven and four tenths bushels per acre The aggregate of all cereals ii about 3,450,OOO,GOO bushels, or at least fifty-three bushels per capita. GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS U S. EiglBMr* Bap ort ob tile Cli tatoo, iowa, Bridge BUI. Washington, Jan 3.—The senate committee on commerce. has received a report forom the chief engineers of the United States on the bill authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi at Clinton, Iowa. THE MONET MAY BB USED NOW. First Comptroller of the Treasury Matthews has decided that the 9100,000 appropriated by congress for surveying the land in South Dakota received from the Sioux Indians was available as soon as the Indians had signed the treaty, and that the surveying can go on without waiting for the proclamation opening the lands to settlement. REPRESENTATIVE KELLEY’8 AFFLICTION. The Star this afternoon published the following: Representative William D Kelley* of Pennsylvania, has prcbaoly been on the door for the last time. His 'with no beds, bedding or necessary con enfeebled condition wa* subject to much-    q71 ' comment at the opening of congress, but    That    ce^s    were a^owggg istration of the tariff law. It was safe to say the wool growers generally believed a sound policy required the imposition of such duty on so called carpet-wool as would, in due time, enable the American wool growers to produce all the wool required for consumption. Kither a protective policy should be abandoned and a policy of free trade adopted, or elee the protective policy be made effectual so aa to give the whole American market to home producers. Mr. Carlisle asked the witness a number of questions as to his views on taking the tax off of tobacco, alcohol used in the arts, sugar, etc He favored removing the tax from the first two articles, and regarding sugar, said it does not fall within the policy of the protective tariff for reason that for more than twenty years with protec Hon the sugar indus'ry has not been developed to supply more than ten per cent of the consumption of the country. We can, he said, develop the wool industry SCJ as to supply all the wool we waul. if necessary to save the protective system he would tax whisky to the full extent to which the law could be enforced. Hayne suggested, in order to save time and give other gentlemen an opportunity to address the committee that Lawrence s manusc'ipt be printed without being read. To this suggestion Lawrence assented with the condition that he mako a condensed statement orally of what his manuscript contained That clause was adopted and Lawrence went on with his remarks. He would purposely (he said) omit the tariff speech which he would like to maka in congress to the effect that adequate duty on wool and manufactured woolen goods, would not ultimately increase the cost at all because home competition would prevent unreasonable charges, while, if a protective policy were abandoned and all such products imported from abroad, the result would be, American people would be at the mercy of the foreign trusts and corporations Carlisle-—That argument reals on the assumption that homo industry would he aband med W’ttuH3—Yes, tho effect of tho tariff of 1833 has been to cut down vastly the numoer of our sheep and with free wool the wool industry would be practically abandoned in the United States. James Dobson, a Philadelphia carpet manufacturer, denied the correctness of many of Lawrence’s statements He argued the wool growers of the United Rtates would not and could not produce the quantity of carpet wool used in that industry, because where they received 91 50 for fleece of fine wool sheep, they would not receive twenty five cents for coarse wool sheep Mr Whitman, of Boston, president of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers, said the prevailing sentiment in the organization was for the maintenance bot not increase of the present duties. They would oppose any attempt to restrict the importation of for dgn wool because it would be impossible for wool manufactures to reduce all the goods necessary for home consumption unit ss they could have foreign wool. In reply to a question, Mr. Whitman said under no circumstances would free wool enable the manufacturers to make an impression on the foreign markets. He thought free wool would stimulate production and give manufacturers an opportunity to displace foreign products not used here, but he also thought the effect of free wool would be to diminish the pi ice of wool and consequently encourage sheep raisers. The moment we begin to take from the wool product any given amount of wool the price will be raised and wool will become considerably dear er than now. T. C Ssarch, the representative of the manufacturer’s club of Philadelphia, de dared himself in harmony with Whit man’s views. A statement to like effect made by W H. Folwell, a doth manufacturer of Philadelphia. He announced himself in favor of putting high duties on southern prod acts, sugar, rice, turpentine and peanuts and of having free whisky and free tobacco. He would tax sugar thai comes from abroad until we could supply the whole demand our selves. John F. Plummer of New York, said the country is suffering under a popular prejudice that better clothes can be got abroad than here, at the same price. He declared there was no country where a anan could get as good a suit of clothes for as little money as in the United States. THE AGRICULTURAL REPORT. The December repoit of the depart ment of agriculture contains a detailed statement of estimates of the principle cereals by states, including the area of the product and values. The reported area of corn is 78,319,651 acres, which represents an increase of two and one half per cent over the acreage of 1888. The wheat acreage is 38,123 859 acres, which shows that it is two and one-tenth per cent greater than the aggregate for 1888. The revision of the acreage gives a smaller area In Iowa, Nebraska. Ore gon and Washington, and a larger breadth in Kansas and Dakota. The dairying and meat production have for years been encroaching on heat-growing on the eastern side of the it spring wheat bait as the former of in Kansas, Illinois and other occurring from year to year are M [ult of variable meteorological con creage of oats is placed at 27, 462,31()fccree, an increase of less than two parent. The yield per acre of com is very nearly twenty-seven bushels, or one-tenth basileis less than the product of 1879 and is the largest rate of yield since 1880. The product is estimated at 2,112,802,000 bushels. The largest yields are west of the Mississippi. is taking first rank in ducsd and yield per nettly twelve and nine-tenths or one-tenth of a bushel only a few knew the nature of the judge’s ailment It has now fully developed and its activity is most virulent. Just below the rear of Judge Kelley’s jaw is a cancer, and it is spreading rapidly into the throat. So quickly has it worked that the afflicted man can speak only in whispers, and then not without pain. Judge Kelley is slightly improved tonight. Throat trouble is not a new development as he submitted to surgical operation for the removal of this growth in 1883, About a week ago the judge contracted a heavy cold which developed into a very severe case of intestinal catarrh accompanied by copious and obstinate diarrhoea, which has resulted in great weakness and general breaking down of his system. . IT pleases the president. Wisdom'll Kccomm<ie<Iattott« Hr gar clin* Silver Meet With Executive Approval New York, Jan. 3 —A Washington special to the Evening Sun says: The president, has made up his mind about Secretary Windom’s recommendation that tho government shall accept silver bullion anti issue certificates therefor at the market rate, the certificates to serve as currency. Mr. Harrison has adopted secretary Windom’s view about the matter He gocB even further than Wiadorn in his*approval of the projact, is impressed with its economic soundness as a f rinciple, believes in its beneficent effect upon the prosperity of the country, and regards it as a brilliant step toward the determination of the silver problem. Ro much he has not hesitated to say, and there is little doubt that he will express this opinion in a c »mmunication to congress at an early day, or he may determine to make his opinion known in some other way. A bill embodying the recommendations of the secretary will be submitted to congress very soon. It is likely to be offered simultaneously in both houses. Its fate in the house of representatives is problematic    I here is little doubt that the majority of republican senators and some of tho democratic members of the senate favor the bill, and it is likely to firs* pass that body. HAWK-EYE BURLINGTON, IOWA, SA AY MORNING, JANUARY 4, 1890. [Prick: 16 Cunts per IHVESTlflATHni OF DD FADE COUNTY FOOR HOUSE MASSIEST. A Rulable Condition of Things Discovered—Shameful Treatment of Insane Patients—Naked Creatures Confined in Loathsome Cells. Chicago, Jan. 3 —Some time ago the humane society of Wheaton, Du Page county, Illinois, made a complaint to Governor Fifer regarding the treatment of insane patients confined at Wheaton poor house on account of the overcrowded condition of the state insane asylum. A commission appointed by the governor began its investigation yesterday and heard many witnesses. Evidence was taken going strongly to prove the charges. These charges were in effect that two insane women were kept in zinc lined cells about seven feet square, remain filthy, that patients in their demented condition tore off th* ir clothing and were allowed to remain absolutely naked, and that in this condition other inmates of the poor house as well as employes of poor farm were allowed access to corridor and to stare at and jeer at unfortunates through the cell doors. It is further charged that such attention as these poor patients did receive was given them by male attendants, there being no female attendants employed at the poor house. One of the witnesses testified he had seen one of the women ft d. Her hands were tied behind her and as the food was placed on the fl jor she was obliged to get down and eat like a dog. It was in evidence that aside from the insane patients the house was well managed. The management admitted that the insane patients were not as well cared for as they should be, but claimed it was the best that could be done as there were no conveniences for taking care of the insane. lost She was commanded by Caf! Maurice Franco, sad had a crew ofl men besides five passengers. rorttlMfw TIie Tear’* Record Chicago, Jan. 3.—The Railway Age rn ita forthcoming issue will say: The year of 1889 makes a much less favorable showing in respect to foreclosure tiles than its immediate predecessor, although on the other hand, its record is mach less discouraging than the threp years preceding 1888* A table is appended showing that during 1889 twenty-five roads were scil under foreclosure, bav ing an aggregate mileage of twentymine hundred and thirty miles, and a tots! funded debt and capital stock of 815,060 PETITION FOB THE SALE OF BO: Washington, Jan. 3 —Attorney eral and Secretary Windom gave a ing at the department of justice3 af lemoon to Judge Wilson, of W ton, and Judge Story, of Boston, Banting the Union Pacific railroad pany, in support of their petition I secretary of the treasury for the s the Ucited S .ates bonds, now in the ing fund of that company aid the re ii ment of the proceeds in other paying a high rate of interest. BEQUESTS A FURTHER HEARING. ., Chicago* Jan. 8.—The Santa Fe r has requested further hearing by the executive board of the Interstate Commerce Railway association on the question of rates on hogs from the Missouri river to Chicago. A short time ago the board authorized a rate of 22 cents from Kansas City only and the Santa Fe now asks the authority to apply the rate from other Missouri river points. CHANGES IN ATCHISON OFFICIALS. Chicago, Jan. 3.—Second Vice President Robinson, of the Atchison road, will hereafter perform the duties of general manager. Third Vice-President Goddard has been placed in charge of the traffic of the entire system. MCGINTY WAS FINED. AMONG THE RASCALS. A Cuban Embezzler Captured In New York.. New York, Jsn. 3 - During the past two weeks detectives have been receiving cable dispatches in cipher from Captain Salamanaca, governor general of Cuba, filled with instructions about the arrest of Louis O. Te’zay-Cortez, charged with embezzling 1200 OOO of public money and with forgery. He was fcecretary of tho city council in Havana and had charge cf the public funds. Cortez left Havana two weeks ago very COLORED MKN MEET. Resolutions Adopted Concerning tbs Barnwsll Butchery. Columbia, S C., Jan. 3.—Pursuant to a call issued a few days ago by promi-ment negroes for a meeting of the leading colored men of the state to discuss the recent wholesale lynching in Barnwell, a representative gathering of colored men was called to order last night in this city. Twenty six out of thirty counties were represented. Resc lutiona were adopted condemnirg the taking of human life in acy other way than in the vindication of honor aud integrity of the state as odiua to all just and upright men. Such action was only justifiable when done for the preservation of human Afe and the sanctity of the home. They advise the members of their race to remain quidt and let t^e authorities vindicate the law. A second set of resolutions dwelt upon the devotion of the negroes to the whites during the war, condemned the newspapers for advocating the separation of the races, denied the slightest danger of inspection of the negroes in Barnwell or any other part of the state, strongly advised the negroes to abandon Barnwell county and other lawless sections and move to a state where the laws are observed. quietly. When he reached New York, New Year’s eve, he was at once arrested. The man is but little over thirty years of age and very handsome. He became very much excited when arrested and said the charges were false, and said he would be able to explain everythin FLEECED WISCONSIN BANKS Freeport, IU , Jan. 3 —Howard Hunt, of Spring Grove, in this county, is alleged to have absconded wi;h several thousand dollars obtained from the banks of Monroe, Wisconsin. A man named Loss rented Hunt’s farm and gave notes for 13,000. Hunt raised money on these and borrowed all the ca°h he could. It is thought he is in Canada PATTERSON. OF DECATUR, NOT MURDERED. Bloomington, 111., Jan. 3—On the night of December 24, M G Patterson, a contractor of Decatur, Illinois, who was erecting new buildings at the Soldiers’ Orphans’ home near this city disappeared with 9800, and it was believed he had been waylaid and murdered. The murder theory is exploded, and it turns out that he fled because of financial enlargements. Suits aggregating nearly $30,000 have#been begun against him by creditors in different cities, and many more are expected to be begun. ALLEGED SWINDLER ARRESTED. Chicago, Jan. S.—B. F. Thomas, formerly of Iowa, has been arrested by the United States authorities for using the mails for swindling purposes. He opened an office at 325 Dearbourn street and sent out confidential circulars of a travelers’ employment bureau, in which for a remmiltance of one dollar each he guaranteed positions to traveling salesmen, with salaries ranging from $1,000 to $1,-800. Thomas was taken in custody by by Captain Stewert and gave bail before Commissioner Hoyne in the sum of $500. H« Tiled to Tell Where He Came From but wee ChoKcd cfi. Chicago, Jan. 3.—McGinty came up from the bottom of the sea yesterday, wearing his best suit of clothes. Mike’s long absence from red liquor and coal holes made him lightheaded, and with two companions, John Fee and George Lacy, he cbmmitted the mistake of coming to the North Bide and raising Cain. Officers Hirsh and Bell recognized McGinty by the description his clothes recently published, and took him and his companions into camp and the east Chicago avenue police station, on the charge of disordily conduct. This morning the Cheveaiier McGinty was the subject of great admiration in the police court before Justice Kersten. His glossy tile, white gUk tie and blue checked shirt, fur collared overcoat, loud-check trousers and patent-leather shoes, in fact, “the whole tout enstm hie,’’ as officer Hirsh expressed it, evoked as loud commendation as the checks in his pants. "Mr. McGinty,” asked the court, rn his most sauve 95-and-coats-voice. “the officers tell me you were raising a disturbance last night. Where did you come from? You don’t look like a Kmzie street dude, somehow ” ‘'Your Worship, I just came from the botttom ” “Hire, here!” cried the court, “are you the McGinty gag I’ve heard about? Twenty five dollars and costa; don’t say another word; get away from here or Til make it a hundred! ’ McGinty fell back in great haste and pa5d his fine in a hurry, sadly rtfl’cling how much cheaper it would have been to come from the Siutli Side instead of from the bottom of the sea. The other prisoners escaped with $5 fines. ALL EYES ON PARNELL. O’SHEA’S LIBEL SUIT OCCOPYBS THE AT-IEHH0H OF POLITICIANS QI LORDO! The Conservatives Determined to Make! an Attempt to Drive Parnell from the Country- Jackson Accepts Solli van’s Challenge. taken by Mexican cavalry and the Indians lost several dead and wounded. Influenza is on the increase but no deaths are reported. El Tiempo contains an editorial on a government loan negotiated in London for the Tehuantepec railway claiming that the tame is s part of the Eag-liah plan to have a port on the gulf and transcontinental railroad to offset the American plans. A VESSEL cur IN TWO. Lindon, Jan. 3.—The Tory paper* are still gloating over the awkward entanglement in which Mr. Parnell finds himself, and the floods of virtuous indignation which fill their columns are impressive and instructive reading. It is generally understood between partisan journals in England that slips of this kind co mini ted by political opponents are to be left unnoticed, but in this instance personal malignity has over ridden custom and discretion, and the whole unfortunate matter is presented to the public accompanied by comments of the most cutting character. They do not appear to be de terred by the fact that the House of Lords has on its roll several peers who are now in foreign countries on account of being concerned in a scandal to which this of Mr. Parnell’s is aa nothing, and that there are some uncommonly queer members of their party in the house of commons. Captain O’Shea is without doubt receiving substantial encouragement from several well known conservatives, and there Is little doubt that this persecution of Mr. Parnell will be continued to the bitter end. The manifest object i« to drive him out of parliament, and, if possible, out of the country. The conspirators are bold, wealthy and unscrupulous, and the ingenuity with which they are making their attacks betrays a master hand at the helm. The denial of the Irish leader’s mother that the sum subscribed for her relief has ever reached her, with the natural inference that it has been stolen by the “Patriots” on the way, is msde the most nf and retailed with an assumed indignation that is very easily penetrates There is scarcely any doubt that if O’Shea’s suit develops any proof of infidelity with the corres pondent, the husband of the woman will be urged to make a charge of adultery against Mr. Parnell that if sustained, will either land him in jail or compel him to leave the country. The same parties who engineered the Pigott con-spiiacy are at the head of this plot, and and the failure of the Times forgery schtjme has only the more embittered them against those who excited against them. The contempt of humanity drove one of the supporters of these charges to his death, besides causing the suicide of the miserable Pigott, and crippled for a time the resources of the greatest journal in Europe. It will be a struggle to the death, and Irish society will be asked by these self constituted moralists, whether it can further recognize an intruder upon the tenets of the social code and a violator of the most sacred family ties. TE* Czarow Ila 8aak au Her Captate Drowned. London, Jan. 3—The steamship Britannic from New York for Liverpool ran down and sunk the brigantine Czarewitz last night in the Irish sea off the Mersey. The captain of the Czarewitz was drowned. All others on board were saved by the crew of the Britannic, though the work of rescue was rendered difficult by the severe cold weather. Hie brigantine’s afterpart was cut entirely off by the Britannic’s prow, so it was impossible to save the vessel 8he was bound from Folwey for Runciem. PETER WES “JAG.” HE SETS GLORIOUSLY DRUM AND THEN THOUS HE HAS COMMITTED MORDER. A Keokuk Man’s Holiday Spree and Its Pathetic Windup—A Fatal Stabbing Affray- -Governor Boies* New Year’s Congratulations. on the farm, dropped a jar cf ]_ Superintendent Kohne used language in reference to UM Blows followed, and Kohne on Lehman with a knife, striking ] the head. It is feared that Ute' will prove fatal. Dl«d W lull* Alternates Muscatine, lo , Jan. 3—1 Tahey, a respected Irish arisen place, while attending early o day, fell prostrate with heart breathed his last in a few was seventy years old and apj good health. The funeral takt morrow. Attempted Wife Murder end Suicide Montreal Jan. 3.—Thomas Williams, a bricklayer, attempted to cut his wife’s throat with a razor this morning, but failed. He then cut his own throat and died instantly. A Telephone Building in Flames. Pittsburg, Jan. 3.—The Allegheny Central Telephone office and building is now in flames. A general alarm has now been sent out by the fire department. The building is large and one of the finest in Allegheny City. It is located on Sandusky street. to bel Marshal surprised question BOUND TO LYNCH THE MEN. A Virginia Mob waiting to Intercept a 8her!fir and Two Prisoner*, New York, Jan. 3,— A Roanoke, Virginia, special says:    In Montgomery county, about two months ago, two white girls, aged twelve and fourteen years, were criminally assaulted. Subsequent developments fastened suspicion upon a man named Akers and a ten-year-old boy named Cooper. They were lodged in jail about three weeks ego. An attempt to lynch them was prevented by Judge Junking of the county court, who hid them in the woods until they could be returned to Lynchburg. The second attempt was frustrated by removing them to 8alem On Monday they were taken to Christianburg for trial. On Wednesday Akers was sentenced to twenty years id the penitentiary. The people were dissatisfied with the verdict and would have lynched the prisoners that night had not Judge Junking removed the two from the j ail. He t elegraphed the mayor of Roanoae yesterday morning that the sheriff and prisoners had left, and asked that they be protected from violence, but up to a late hour last night the sheriff and hip charges had not arrived, and it is feared that they have fallen victims to mob violence Men from Montgomery were arriving in Roanoke all day yesterday, and last night were watching every avenue of approach. Sentries were also posted at all the intervening stations on the railroad, and men were patrolling the country roads. If the sheriff can reach this city his men will be safe, but it is feared that he will never get them here alive. Special to THI Haw*>Bt*. Keokuk, Jan. 3.—Peter Tigue had a good time J tiring the holidays and wound un in the cooler where he proceeded Wednesday night to have a well-defined and remarkable case of delirium tremens. He didn’t seem to bebothered much with rats or snakes, but his great idea was that he had committed murder. About 1:15 o’clock he knocked on the door of his cell and called tor Marshal Trimble. To that official he remarked that he did not want hung without a trial. Trimble yras considerably at this remark, and on further ing the prisoner, learned that he was laboring under the hallucination that his young wife and child had been murdered aid that he was charged with bein at the murderer. He affirmed that a scaffold was being built in the yard and that he was to be hung in a short time. Dr. Fegers has rendered medical assistance, but has been unable to restore the un fortunate man to his senses. At no time has Tigue been violent. It was learned subsequent to his incarceration, that for three weeks Tigue had been on a spree and his mental perturbation is attributed to the effects of alcoholic drinks. It is a sad case, as the unfortunate man is less than thirty years of age and has a wife and a young child dependent upon him. A Fetal Betire** acddeit. Creston, Jan. 3.—The crown a consolidated engine pulling an freight west came down one mile half east of Prescott last evening, David Henry Hines, a fireman years old, scalding Head Brakemen M. Wilson, injuring the engineer i in the stomach and slightly *caiding I fireman, whose h^me is at Villisca, other damage except to the engine. Si STATE ITEMS. Emancipation Day, January first. Keokuk TK OVBK-KULKD THE MOTION. .Iona GtfBor Meat Go to th* Pro for maut Y»tr». Special to The Hauk-Kt*. Le Mars, Jan. 3.—Judge Ladd to-day over-ruled a motion for a new trial and j sentenced John Giynor to eicht years in the penitentiary f >r shooting Policeman Sam Hamilton in November, 1888. An appeal will be taken. The verdict of the I jury was manslaughter The defense tried to have the verdict set aside on the ground that one of the jurymen swore he drank whisky during tile final deliberations in the jury room. FRIENDLY FLAMES. A MIDNIGHT ASSASSIN. ST AHI LING DISCLOSURES. THE RAVAGES OF “LA GRIPPE.’' CHLOROFORMED TO DEATH. OHIO POLITICS, Sup- Tryteg to Mix Brie* ap Wltli posed Railroad Fraud*. Columbus, Jan. 3.—There is no material change in the senatorial situation to-day. It is reported that all candidates for speaker, with the exception of Hysell, have withdrawn. This has given an increased life to the Brice boom for the senate. Hysell is recognized as a speakership candidate of the Brice element. An unconfirmed report states that the democrats will elect Marquis lieutenant governor over LampsoD. and run Governor Campbell against Brice for the senate. A great deal of work has been done. An effort was made early in the day to crease a sensation in a business way by trying to force Calvin S Brice to a settlement in connection with the old Lake Erie and Western railway. Brice was president of the Lake Erie and Western before its reorganization after the receivership and still holds the position. His callers were V. C. Ward and C. C. Grassman, local ticket brokers. Ward accosted Brice and after inquiring into his business relations, preseated a roll of old coupon tickets, nearly four hundred in all, which he said had been repudiated and demanded settlement. He said he proposed to hold Brice responsible, and the latter replied he knew nothing about it, but if he had a claim about which there was a dispute, he should bring suit and proper settlement would follow. The friends of Brice pay little attention to the performance and are proceeding with the business before them. Desperate Died of Burglar* at Tran* ton, N. J. Trenton, N. J , Jan. 3 —The dead body of Mrs. Kniffia, wife of Dr. Arthur 8. Kaiffio, was found on the flier of her bedroom this morning. Near by lay the unconscious figure of a young lady who had been visiting the family. Miss Purcell was finally revived. She said during the night she was awakened by Mrs Kniffin who, screaming that there were burglars in the house, Miss Purcell sprung from bed to call help, but was seized by a man who applied the drug to her face. Mrs. Kniffin was seized by another man who chloroformed her. This was the last Miss Purcell remembered till resuscitated by the physicians. Miss Pursell had almost entirely recovered from her prostration this evening. 8he still insists on the truth of her story of the burglary, although the police can find so little to justify this theory, they are not looking lor the alleged burglars. Dr. Kniffen reached Trenton from Broadway to-night and was at once taken under the escort of detectives to the police station and subjected to a pri vate interview. The police say the doctor is not under arrest. SHR WANT/* MILLIONS. Mr*. MeMurdo Buev Hie Portuguese ■ Govermmeut tor 83,500,000. BMaysville, Ky., Jan. 3.—Th* widow pf Colonel Edward MeMurdo, formerly of Washington, this county, has brought suit against Portugal to recover $3,500,-000, claimed to be due her by the confis-(cation cf a railroad owned by her husband, running from Delagos bay in lAfrica to the Transvaal gold mines. It is said the government admits the claim (but disputes the amount Liquor Braude Counterfeited, Cincinnati, Jan. 3.—The premises of the Globe company, wholesale liquor dealers, were searched by a warrant upon the complaint of an agent for a brand of liquors, who alleged this company were counterfeiting their brands. The result was the discovery of not only counter felts of this brand but of nearly every other well known brand. In some cases the cases for shipment were imitated and to protect them from observation in transit they were provided with plain outer cases. A Desperado Captured. Prescott, A. T , Jan. 8.—James Lee has been brought from Apache county i where he was arrested by the sheriff o that county for train robbery. Lee is i noted desperado whom the sheriff has been trying to secure for a long time. ijgerlou* C Marge A gateau a Senator. I Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 3 —Dr.I John A. Moore, a prominent Christian! (science physician of this city, sued 8tate I Senator D. ML Clough of this city for 850,000 for the alleged seduction of the I former's wife. Clough say*?* « blackmail. I    A    Fatal    CeUlelea.    ■ I Wichita, Kus., Jan. 3 —A fatal coll ii8ion of freight trains took place on the! Missouri Pacific, fifteen miles east of here yesterday. John Ramsey, a brakeman! was instantly killed. Robert Coleman I engineer, died witnin two hours from the [injuries received._ J§g Unseasonable Weather in New York --Influenza’* Progress. New York, Jan. 3.—To day is a summer day such as was never seen is New York city before at this time cf year. Tho deaths to-day numbered 220 against 125 yesterday and 165 Wednesday. Pneumonia, bronchitis aud consumption show an increase over the standard per day at this season. The number of policemen reported sick this morning is 357, a steady increase. The increase in the number of deaths is attributed to the grip” and the disease which follows that malady. five thousand cases in cleveland. Cleveland, Jan 3.—Health officers report there are 5,000 cases of la grippe in Cleveland but no fatal cases yet. FIRS AT MINN SAFO LIS. The‘State University Narrowly Ee-capee. Minneapolis. Jan. 3. — About ten o’clock this morning fire was discovered in the main building of the State university and for a time it was feared that the entire building would be destroyed The fire department was called out and in an hour’s hard fight obtained control of the budding. It was a narrow escape for the whole structure. Two thousand dollars will cover the loss. TROUBLE BXP KUTE I) Troop* Held Ready to Quell Political Blot at JaeksoB, Mississippi Jackson, Miss., Jan. 3.—The political situation is very much-strained. The negroes held a meeting last night and resolved to insist on their rights. The white republicans propose to back them A meeting will be held to-night to devise some pacific measures. Governor Lowry will be asked to hold state troops in readiness for fear of any trouble occurring. The trouble grows out of the heated canvass for the municipal election which takes place next Monday. FROZEN TO DRATH. Tke Tragic Sud of a New Year’s Drunk. Atchison, Kan., Jan. 3.—Joseph Zem ony, of this county, died in East Atchison last night from exposure to the coll and the effects of too much whisky. He came here on New Year’s day, went to a place where liquor is Bold and proceeded to celebrate by drinking whisk; He continued the operation until late it night and then in drunken stupor left tie resort, went out of doors and sat on tie sidewalk, where he was found yesterdty morning all huddled in a heap and still drunk and half frozen. His associates carried him back to the resort and placed him on a bed improvised in a corner of the room, where he died last night. THS VALLET OF THS SHADOW. Death et a Wen Ka*wa Dramatist. New Yobs, Jan. 3 —Louis Na th ii. the well known anther and dramatht died last night from influenza. Professor Charles Angust Huz, tie well known German theologian, diid yesterday at Jena. DEATH OF A WELL-KNOWN CENTRALIA!!. Centralia, IIL, Jan. 8.—John Rat daU, township collector, a resident of Centralia for thirty years, died ills morning. Ma^y Prominent Persons Found to bs Connected With tke Czar Klll-lag Plot. London, J an. 3. —The arrest of the notorious nihilist leader, Pierrie Gross, at Warsaw, has been productive of dis closures far more startling than any of the alarming revelations which have come to the police within the last few days, appalling as they have been. From letters and documents found concealed in his clothing the most damning evidence is obtained against many persons high in imperial favor and authority, contemplating not the assassination of the czar alone, but the murder of the entire reigning family as well. Already many conspirators have been taken into custody and those still at large are under espionage or are being tracked by relentless police officials. Several implicated persons were apprehended wmle attempting to leave the country. A BLOODY SKIRMISH. London, Jan 2.—A skirmish has taken place between the Turks and Cretans, in which many were killed and wounded. Sixteen wounded Turks were brought to Cane a. A NUMBER OF LIVES LOST. London, J an. 3 —A number of lives hate been lost by the stranding of the Italian steamer Persia on the island of Corsica. A MINISTRY RESIGNS. Madrid, Jan. 3.—The ministry has resigned. Sagasta will attempt ta form a new cabinet. THE INFLUENZA AND THE POLICE. London, Jan. 3.—The influeiza is spreading among the London police farce, and pievails especially among officers doing duty in the eastern part of the metropolis. SCHOOLS CLOSED. Munich, Jan. 3.—The influenza pre-trails to such an c x tent in this city that t has been found necessary to close the schools. JACKSON ACCEPTS SULLIVAN’S CHALLENGE. London, Jan. 3 —Peter Jackson, the Australian pugilist, has sent a cable dispatch to the United States announcing his acceptance of the challenge of John L Sullivan to fight for £1,000 a side. He will sail far New York June 15. mary anderson. London, Jan 3.—Mary Anderson will open the dramatic reason at Broadway theater, New York, October 28 next. RAILROAD PORTERS STRIKE. Dublin, Jan. 3.—Porters employed in the Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway company struck for an advance in wages. They are supported by the employes of the other lines. THE REMAINS OF THE EX-EMPRESS. Oporto, Jan. 3.—The remains of the ex-empress of Brazil were removed tony to Lapa church, an imposing cortege oliowing tne body. EVIDENCE FAVORABLE TO MBS. MAY -BRICK. London, Jan. 3.—The Citizen is authority for the statement that the new evidence which has been collected in Eng-and and America in the case of Mrs. taybrick is of the most convincing Caracter and needs but the scrutiny of nome secretary to convince-that officer of he immediate necessity of recommending the queen to grant her a full aud unconditional pardon. COMMERCE WITH BRAZIL PARALYZED. London, Jan. 3.—The Times' Lisbon correspondent says commere with Bio Janeiro is paralyzed. CHOLERA RAGING AT HAM ADIN. Vienna. Jan. 3 —Consular reports published say the cholera is raging at gamedm», in Persia, and that it is very An Attempt on ta* Life of Fainer Kelly of Oneida, New York Oneida, N. Y., Jan. 3.—The life of the Rev. Father James A. Kelly of St. Patrick’s church, this city, was attempted at an early hour yesterday morning. The assassin rang the door bell, and as soon as Father Kelly opened the door he received a blow on the head from a heavy instrument. The priest grappled with bis assail ant and cried “Murder!” when the assassin by an effort disengaged himself and took to his heels A doctor was at once summoned and the wound dressed. Father Kelly only suffered from nervods prostration and loss of blood. He says he cannot identify his assailant This is th* second attempt to do away with Father Kelly within Hire* months. The first attempt was by poi8onitg. The affair offers no possible solution, in spite of the fact that detectives have been working upon it for sometime past. It has been said that there is a woman in the case, but there is nothing in the pastor’s known associations to confirm the suoposition. Fir* la a Jan Astute a Friz oner to Becap*. Special to Thi Hawk-Kti. Nevada, Jan. 3.—The jail caught fire here to day from a defective flue. There were six inmate at the time imprisoned for different crimes aud during the excitement one, Peter Wirt, charged with burglarizing a clothing storo at Slater, made good his escape, and the sheriff is not only short the bird but also an overcoat and hat. Th® damage to the building is 91,000. Sheriff Wocd will also suffer about the same amount on contents. appropriately observed the colored people. The Faculty of the Keokuk College Physicians and Surgeons gave the dents an enjoyable banquet W evening. Editor Moore, of the Ottumwa Democrat. was presented with a fine gold watch by his admiring democratic friends on new year’s day. The Missouri river closed at Biola City Thursday morning. Parties from Vinton are in conf err 8 with the Boone Business Men’s tion in regard to starting a canning tory. Hiss Nannie Anderson, formerly Washington county. and of latey teacher at Avoca, died Thursday at dar Rapids. George Bailey, arrested at Newton the 1st mat., charged with forgery committed at Atlantic, was to have hem married on the day of his arrest. The home of Louis Brei, near Mason* catine, was entered by burglars New Year’s Day. who secured HOO belonging to Mr. Brie, $62 to his daughter Minnie, and between $30 and $40 to his daughter Katie, in all about $197. The burglar has been captured and jailed. Algona Republican: Jake Hopestone is the name of an Indian, who, with hic wife, is camping in the woods south cf town Jake is a Winnebago and lives tit Wisconsin, but his crop this year wee very poor and he is spending the winter season in hunting and trapping. He It here after muskrat and other fur-beariag animals but reports the harvest very light. Jake appears to be a good Indian and carries with him a paper showing m honorable discharge from the army at tho close of the Sioux war. I THE DOHL POISONING CASB. IM A JOINT HIC U&Al. Fateful Rut safe. New Orleans, Jan. 8.—An evening paper says: According to an interview with a representative of the Honduras Progress, a newspaper pablishcd in Tegucigalpa, Major Burke the defaulting state treasurer of Louisan a, said relative to his return to Loulsana he would prob ably not be able to leave his Honduras interests until the beginning of March next. It was a painful situation for him to be in, but he would have to endure it for some months to come. Two “Union Labor” JDemoerate Who are Proaibltloniet* Des Moines. Jan. 3.—There is still much interest felt in the news from Jasper county regarding the attitude of Senator Perry and Repreeeatative Ewart on the prohibition question. They had been counted as oemocrats, but they claim to be “union labor ’ men. Renator Eagle says he is a prohibitionist and always has been one. Leading prohibitionists v^ted for him, among the number being J. W. Murphy, prohibition candi date for lieutenant governor. Mr Engle states pos tively that he is opposed to the repeal of the present law. He regards it as a dangerous policy to repeal a good law simply because it is violated Local option he regards as a matter of much annoyance, as it is a fruitful source of strife and contention and leads to bitter recriminations that cause much harm in commucdies He says prohibition has done wonders for Jasper county and the entire state, and he proposes standing by it. Hon. Matt Ewart, the union labor representative-elect from this county, states that he will permii himself to be torn to pieces by inches before he will vote to repeal the law.’’ Joliet’* Tragedy Still tke Al Topic of Conversation. Joliet, 111, Jah. 8.—The Dahl poison* ing esse is still the absorbing topic conversation in this city. Coroner acid sn ic quest on the bodies of Amelia Dahl and her son John I The testimony showed that both and son had accused John She filer, hired man, with puling poison their coffee.    The    Coroner's It held She A1 sr for the mnrder and is now in jail.    The only statement has made is that it was    the meat and the coffee that poisoned the Dahls. Dr. Searles examined the meat and I that it was all right. The Dahls people of the highest character, husband died some three years ago, ing property    worth    $125,000 daughter lives in Frankfort end (Mrs. W. L. Stroll) lives in Joliet, post-mortem will be made on the to determine the nature of the potion used to take their lives. JO leal ELOPEMENT at GALESBURG. WOULDN’T luau JE W AUK ANTS. A LMI id Fatally Burned. Greensburg, Pa., Jan. 2.—A little daughter of William Richmond, aged seven years, living in the village of Weaverstand, was fatally burned by the explosion of a lamp last night. Her little sister, aged five, was also seriously burned. Richmond was confined to bed with typhoid fever, and in the excitement attendant upon the accident, jumped from bed and ran out of the house calling for help. As a result he is now lying at the point of death. Aggregate prZ| agre. Wheal ii iSIWSl8vlul<r Weather ah Ck*L*ygau»! IIHBMcueboyoam. Midi.. Jan. 8.—This is [email protected] the moat open winter ever known here. There is no snow, the lake I< wa| Is entirely free from kit and the treat ■■ihow algas of budding. Had not the Igflilteltt houses been dosed boats coaid 118111 have boca plying through the straits as gg ab other AMrltaa Ship Selued MgR I New York, Jan. 3.—Another vessel! flying the American flag has been seized [ by the Columbite gunboat Lapopk. Advices have been received by L. Scheppj & Co, of this city, saying their vessel I Frederick L Schepp had been seized while ciHing for cocoanuts on the Bani Blas coast    _ Hxw Yoke, Jan. 8 —Tim Pottages* ahJNt Wk port THE CRONIN CASE. WHI The Argue**! fer a New Be Heutd J a* vary is. Chicago, Jan. 3.—Sheriff Matson I calved a letter from Judge McConnell,! who is spading a few weeks in the country. The letter says that the! plication for a new trial la IheMillll murder cases will be taken ap Munday, January 18. He week to hearing the motion! and will ic some his regular work in the | WHI Fumiak Weest Seed. 8t. Paul, Jan. 3.—A conference between Governor Miller, of North Dakota, ex-Governor Pillsbury, and the Minneapolis elevator men yesterday was entirely satisfactory, and Governor Miller feels much encouraged. The elevator men agree to furnish ail the seed wheat needed by the Dakota farmers at a very low rate cf interest or no interest at all, provided either state, the railroads, or corporate bodies will guarantee the payment when the crops are harvested. Auditor Laird, of De* Moline*, Claim* tbs Appropriation Ordinance ie Illegal. Special to Th* BaVK-Et*. Des Moines, Jan. 3.—An interesting condition of affairs was brought about rn city matters by the refusal of Auditor Laird to issue warrants in accordance with the provisions of the ordinance appropriating funds for thi3 year The (ordinance was passed on the last night j of last year. The claim is made by Au-| ditor Laird that it is illegal for the fol {lowing reasons: That it appropriates more money than the income of the city wili pay ; that it contains proviri ms contrary to law in various ways, one of which is the appropriation for fire ai arm bells The council is restrained by injunction from incurring any indeotedness more than at present exists; so expenses must be kept within the income. As matters stand at present no money can be paid out of the city treasury while the auditor remains Armband the affairs around the cit/ hail arc in a very dilemmatic state. In Spit* or Opposition a Young Cewgld Ho ocean ie Gening Married. Galesburg, Jan. 3 —Percy Wood, a medical student of Ann Arbof univer-sity, eloped Wtdnesday night with Alite Haines, daughter of Mr and Mrs. S. I. Haines of this city. Wood .formerly attended school her®, boarded at Haines** and formed a warm attachment for Albe. Her parents did not regard his suit with favor and refused when Wood asked their consent to the mar* marriage a year ago. The young man visited during the holidays at Haines* home. Wednesday afternoon he bade them farewell, saying he was going Peoria. He then went to the counl clerk's house and procured a mi certificate. Ea-ly iu the night slipped out of the bouse met a hack her lover at an appointed spot, and whi led to the hoise of the A. E. C iltoD, who w is rushed prayer-meeting to t e the kndt. recured a livery rig and drove raps Wataga to lake the train for Ann The girl« parents were censed, and her father spent the: frantically searching for threatened to arrest Wood for for certifying that the girl wee as she is said to be oniy seventeen, angry was be that he told the that he would rather the burial should have been performed c daughter that that *he should have ried Wood. The girl moves in good des here and Wood stands high. IS IT A PANTHER! THE GARDEN OF THE WORLD. A Blow ut Grate Corkers. Chicago, Jan. S.—A blow at grain cor-1 nars from a new direction was made today in a suit brought by Lamson & Co , who ask that Boyden & Ck), b* compelled to disclose all their transactions in the corner in No. 2 corn in November and'Ho make good a lose of 940,000 sustained by complainants who were prevented by the corner from filling legitimate contracts. A Passenger ale*user Lest. San Francisco, Jan, 3 —Some anxiety is felt here for the safe arrival of the steamer State of California, which plies between This port and Portland. She G ovenier- Elect Belee’ New Year’. Greeting ta the New York W.rll. Waterloo, lo., Dec. 81 -fSpecial to the World.—So far aa abundance of crops is concerned, this state was never more prosperous, Her graueriea are literally overflowing. Her herds and flocks were nevermore numerous. All that nature can do for any people abe he* done and is doing for the people of Iowa There is no reason to expect less in the future. Agriculturally considered Iowa is the garden of the world. Her soil is unsurpassed in fertility. Her climate is as perfect as of any northern stat?;. Her people are healthy, industrious .tad intellectual as any in the; world. Her common schools are full and air ong the best and she is well supplied with the higher institutions of learning. Every christian denomination is liberally represented among her people. There is only one impediment to A Wild Aklmal ta Klllteg Dei Animi* Im Adenia County, 111. Specie) VO TBT* Hawk-Bys. Quincy. IU., Jan. 3 — Y cate rd ai farmer named Ochring, living in El ton township, found five fine shoots their throats cut in his barn yard i part of the flesh eaten. Two farmers found a cow and calf badly mangled The belief is that the depredations were by a panther and a baud of bunters are cow scouring the the animal. Dipt*h«t>a and Henries d peel ii to Th* Ba wk-Bys. C .bthage. Iii., Jan. 3.-has appeared at Augusta, and I scarlet fever has#appeared at Cases at both towns are few and; ly quarantined and there lf no spread. _ left Portland last Sunday with about [feet prosperity, and that was the price of has been I her products. Give this state reasonable is about The rev-last night fatal and it is feared it will reach Teherin in the spring. Fords* New* Note*. The Cretans have sent a memorial to Gladstone imploring him to defend their sixty passengers and notbing aeen of her since, though I twenty-two hours overtime. enue cutter Richard Rush left [in search of her. IM Later—The anxiety was allayed this [afternoon by the receipt of a telegram from a point seventy miles north of here staring the steamer had broken a shaft but was otherwise uninjured and ail on I board were well. I Mr. Lewis, counsel for Parnell, y enter I day received the citation in the O 8hea divorce suit    ■ ■Emperor William has ordered court mourning for three week! tor the laUf (empress of BraxiL    I I Th* Empress Frederick and her daugh| Itta arrived at Bourn yesterday and were I ractffcd by tike king tad guaco. ■ |    KUM By rn Fulling Trestle.    | Birmingham,.Ala., Jan. 3.—An nnflinched trestle on the Brimfield, Stockton end Birmingham railroad fell yesterday morning carrying down twenty-five carpenters at work on the structure David | J. Webb and Cad dark were Idled and twenty others injured, [several of whom amy die. compense*ion for her productions and she will outstrip the nation in agricultural wealth. Prices are below the cost of production on on any except tim most fertile soils Nothing but a reasonable (change in this respect is wanting to place Iowa in the front rank of the states of [this Union in everything that leads to make people prosperous, contented and happy. Happy New Year to the New fork World! Horace Bouts, Governor The OI* Yam ItovtvML <* peels! to Tbs Haw*-Bro. Warsaw 111, Jan. 3.* claim to know that the Sank comtemplatei purchasing the and Warsaw branch of the T., and will extend it from Nauvoo and from Warsaw Little credence is placed to tbs: ■of ■of with ■    A    Mistier    lowuH ■ Leon, Jan 3 -The auH§ iou 5 cities have been asked! I'or Sortie Boydston, tttfi boy who left his home county, last September. He (ai being rather large forM light complexion and Muejg I clition may be ftenttoAMgi editor of the LmBuUHm his (Of health ted strength renewed aadH ■^■aad comfort follows the I nature to effeetually cleanse the system [what costive or bilious. For sale in 50c 81.00 bottle* by all leading druggieto A KsMHm Affrerl A stabbing affray SllliHthe Voliz farm, nett I Kansas City, Jan. 3.-fl the buildings of the stele Wind at Kanas* City, I some excitement this Eli I was in a broom '■SSS I from a defective flue. 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  • Alite Haines
  • Amelia Dahl
  • Ann Arbof
  • B. F. Thomas
  • Bio Janeiro
  • Brakemen M. Wilson
  • C. C. Grassman
  • Calvin S Brice
  • Charles Angust Huz
  • Cheveaiier Mcginty
  • David Henry Hines
  • Edward Memurdo
  • Fainer Kelly
  • Frederick L Schepp
  • G Patterson
  • George Bailey
  • George Lacy
  • H. Folwell
  • Hiss Nannie Anderson
  • Horace Bouts
  • Howard Hunt
  • J. W. Murphy
  • Jackson Accepts Solli
  • Jake Hopestone
  • James A. Kelly
  • James Dobson
  • James Lee
  • John A. Moore
  • John F. Plummer
  • John Fee
  • John Giynor
  • John L Sullivan
  • John Ramsey
  • John Rat Dau
  • Joseph Zem
  • Louis O. Te
  • Mary Anderson
  • Matt Ewart
  • Maurice Franco
  • Percy Wood
  • Peter Jackson
  • Peter Tigue
  • Peter Wirt
  • Repreeeatative Ewart
  • Richard Rush
  • Robert Coleman
  • S. I. Haines
  • Sam Hamilton
  • Senator D. Ml Clough
  • Sortie Boydston
  • Thomas Williams
  • William D Kelley
  • William Lawrence
  • William Richmond

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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye

Location: Burlington, Iowa

Issue Date: January 4, 1890