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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - January 7, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                THE BURLINGTON ESTABLISHED TUESDAY JAN OAKY Fuci 1ft CBNTS SILK ARGUMENTS BEFORE THE WiYSiSD MEiHS TABffP HEiBINB InSemite and House Proceedings Numerous Measures Acted Takes His ways and mount committee Ifaie morniig heard tie agpimiEtB of several gentlemen inter eftml IK the silk Thty were followed by John President of the Supar Planters who read a memorial asking for a protection BulLuiont to enable the United States to produce ilo own Dymond eaid freefiugarfrom the Sandwich Islands did not affect the price of sugar in this country and was a detri ment to tbe sugar industry in the United ExGovernor of spoke at some length He said during the political campaigns in bis etate be had been met at various points by repre sertliilive and from Pennsyl vania and Ohio and Michigan in favor of a reduction of the fifty jier cent tariff on In tbo face of these speeches lie bad not been as RuccesBful at lie would wish in converting his demo thought the effects ibe bounty after B years ex periment the destruction of the sugar If you want friends in said vou must not toucn tbe sugar We cannot Bland the of half a cent a It would be ruinouh to tie and without sugar the cily of New Orleans be If tbe commit tee could gtitirantuu to the planters that succeeding congress would not disturb ho would be glad to accept a bounty of two cento a pound on all the sugar he He to aland on the ground with the other protection Gjveri or dont aland on the stint ground with them you dont produce anything like enough to supply the demands of tbe bid fair to if we are given the encouragement extended to othor industries What we want is to be let Kopresentativo of said he WBB inlerehled in sugar and He naked prelection for bis silk raining constituents by a suitable duty on raw He citud utatiaUcfi showing the Kansas Bughr product from sorghum cane and how it was increasing under the protective Mr Peters doefint think much the bounty Ilia a departure from the tariff policy with which the peo ple are jte imposition would invite constant agitation of the question to tbe Cictiiment of the Kansas needs additional capital to put up sor Khum sugar mills but that capital cannot bu obtaidod under a The wil however argued strongly in favor of Iho retention of the duty and turning his remarks into a political vein said there WHB a feeling of unreel among the farmers cf bis state if not allayed might result in making Kansas with its eightytwo thousand republican majority a democratic Honry of Island Ne made an argument in favor of proluotion to Iho baet sugar in predicting that with the reten tion of the present duty beet root within twenty outstrip aufar camand sorghum in tbe produc tion of Reduction of duty would kill the Iroffiscor Wiley of the agricultural de partment did not anticipate very high re suits from Kansas RB a ten per cent article like sorghum could not com pute with a fourteen par cent article like made excel lent alcohol and bethought Kansas stood in its own light in preventing tbe people from making In it Kcrrot snflhion the chairman was iUHtrurted to report tomorrow his ad uiiuislrHlivc THK from diseases contracted while in the service of the United States was The senate then THK Among the bills Introduced and re ferred in the house were the fol lowing One rt questing the executive depart ments to change the extradition laws with Great so that persons charged with grand embezzle ment and other crimes may be extradited from Canada By of prevent the contraction cf currency for a graduated income tax to tax trusts to the amount of mortgage indebtedness cf in the United By of the ad mission of New Mexico and Wyoming into the By of the crea tion of an office of congressional corre spondence and departmental This provides for an in connection with the with clerks whose duty it shall be to attend to departmental business of By the free coinage of By of South a public building at South Da kota The following appointments were an nounced by the speaker Lodge end regents of the Smith sonian institution Hilt and members of the board of directors of the Columbia inetitute for deaf and The house then Praaldcntlal Nomination Other president sent the senate the following nomina tion B Register of land George at Nebraska United States Maurice for the northern district of and the following postmasters George W Manchester John Anus Edward Avoca Richard Lake City John Columbus Junction Marshal Monticello In their third nanual report submitted to congress tnay the interstate com merce coirautsiun make recommenda tions looking to an amendment in the law of the first so as to correct Rome ambiguities of language and make more definite aou certain the transporta both iaterplite and intended to be subject to the of the act relating to routine and inter change of traffic between New sections suggested are the prohibition of the payment of a commission by one railroad company to the vickct agents of another company for passenger trans portation the abolition of ticket broker age the requirement that mileage shall paid for used belonging to pri vate companies nr and tbe extension of the 1 iw to make it apply to common carriers by water In he house of Indi offered a resolution which was re ferred to the committee on rules for the appointment of a special committee to investigate cartain charges made against the United titatos district attorney for the district of Smiley Cham and his predecessors The charges CDnsiet in the alleged nupprcssion of tes timony presented for the procurement of an indictment againBt Dudley ia connection blocks of five let i rrmintedand He i senate re nt nnon after the holiday the vioupresident being in the witli loss than a Among numerous otitionR presented and re ferrol were two from Kansas and the f urging the selection cf Chi HTK latter St Louis as tbe plact for ihu international exposition in 1iiitt R copy of tie constitu tion adopted Boise City for the pro ponoii state of Idaho Among bills introduced and referred were the following Ky promote ocean mail ser vice between tlve United States and for eign and to promote By prevent transportation of merchandise in bond from ports and territories of the United States into the Republic of Mexico and restore that when the Zona Libra along boundary between the two countries is abolished By the secretary of the treasury to loan money to farmers at two per Plumb offered a resolution which agreed to directing the managers of the National soldiers homes to consider and report upon the advisability of es tablishing a hospital at Hot to which all diiabled exunion soldiers shall be admitted under proper Plumb also orffcred a resolution regarding the lease of the Alaska seal fisheries which was laid on the table for further It promises that the secretary of the treasury be re quested not to make a new lease of the islands until further action by congress or until the latest period made necessary by the existing and that meanwhile ne make a full report to the senate as to the manner in which the Alaska Com mercial company has discharged its duties and obligations under the present and also what additional legisla if is necessary in order fiat the interests of the government and those of the natives and citizens of Alaska may be more fully Call offered a long preamble and resolution setting forth that the German government is interested in Spain to perpetuate her aoverignty in Cuba protesting against any such com bination and requesting the president to furnish the senate such information as may be in the possession of the state de partment in regard to Die matter re Dawson offered a resolution which was agreed to calling on toe post mastergeneral for infomatirm M to the progieis in Hie connection of the post office department with telegraph com panies and as to the probable cost of erection by the government of aainae pendent telegraph line between the cities of St Philadelphia Sew the MB to Jndgt Brewer Tatttw Siat aclate 6 David Brewer was Bwort in as associate justice of the supreme court of the United Slates at noon to day and immediately took his seat upon the The cere mony ptrformcd in the court room in the presence cf a large im mediately after the assembling of the court at A dSTOMS CASE In the opinion rendered in the well known Edelhcff customs case the su preme court holds that silk and cotton ribbons used exclusively as hat trim mings are dutiable at twenty per cent under the provisions in the tariff act of 1883 for for bonnets and hoods and not at fifty per cent un der tbe provision for materials of which silk IB the component of chief The government will by this decision be com pelled to refund about M to im porters in New Bos ton and other A JUDGMENT The supreme court to day rendered an opinion in the case of vertus the people of the territory of Clayton was elected auditor of public acounts of Utah in 1879 and has hrld the office pver refusing to turn over the office to Arthur ap pointed to the place by Governor Mur ray of It was contended the act oJ tbe legislature of Utah creating the rffice and providing it should be filled by popular election is in contrivance to the organic act of the Tbe su preme coilrt of Utah decided against Clayton and this affirms the judg IOWA The following Iowa pensions have been granted Original Quarry Dallas Ed dyville James Greenfield Edward Fort Dodge Oron Linden Jonathan Pitts burg John Denison Thomas Increase David Mason City John tonroe John Strawberry Point Alexander Reissue Original mother of Henry THK MISSISSIPPI All Democratic Cwulldataa Xlictcd at NEW 6The Times special aB The municipal election passed off General democratic candidate for and all the demo cratic candidates were Fifteen r twentv negroes presented themselves t the but on being told this was a xiaceable election and that their voting night cause they quietly with There were a great many Btrang ers in many coming here purposely o assist the and it is believed their presence had the desired effect of reventing Narrow nt n 6 a re in a hotel here early this morning ae guests were obliged to jump from windows to eave their A number were injured by the flames and seriously injured are Chicago Fred Ne and Loss FOR SATO 1LVEE BULLION IS A BASIS FOB BAD ImUanta tte CM company WM mnuriOBSafnl in id at tempt to start worki Some talians mad had proaslatd to re but nm pemuided not to by the Of nawwed aad of a aad comfort tke of bhn Jay Knoxs Proprosed Explanation of Its Provisions The BUI Soon to be Introduced in NEW Jay Knox las prepared s bill which will be intro in congress the principal ob ect of which is to provide for the use of ilver as a basis for national ank The bill provides after the passage of the act that every ational bank be authorized to issue circulating notes in amount not exceed ng seventyfive per cent of the banks capital Not less than seventy per ent of this circulation shall be secured y United States at the option f each onehalf of said sev nty per cent may be secured by a de osit with the treasurer under the egulations to be prescribed by the secretary of the treasury of old coin or bullion or silver bullion the current market Whenever lie market or cash value of bullion and Jnited States bonds deposited is reduced elow the amount of circulation he comptroller of the currency may de mand and received the amount of tuca epreciation in other bullion or in gold r silver coin to be deposited with the treasurer as 1jng as such depositing ball Or the amount of the circulating notes of such bank may be educed by charging the excess of cir ulation to the redemption An account to be designated the na tional bank safety fund is authorized 0 be opened on the treasurers books y reducing the amount of the Jnited States notes now outstanding and by rendering the na ional bank redemption fund the same mount and crediting to the afety to said fund shall be added duty of onehalf of one per cent each alf year upon the average amount of ational bank notes in circulation of any ational bank becomes insolent and any f the circulating notes remain unpaid after the assets and the individual liabil ty shareholders are such circulating notes shall be can and and the amount charged to the safety Knox in explaining the provisions f the bill it is estimated that the ost and unredeemed national bank notes mount to at least one per cent during very twenty but only onehalf of lie amount estimated to be lost is to be laced to the credit of the safety fund to over thirty per cent of the circulation ot secured by the bonds or It 1 not that this ap propriation should be for the nafety und if serious objections are as tie on the which mounted in 1889 to is abund nt for creating and maintaining a Euffl cient fund for the absolute redemption of hirty per cent of all issues of all national The comptrollers report for 1889 hows that during the last twentyfive ears the total circulation of insolvent ianks amount to but The mount of insolvent bank notes each on an was thirty per of which would be a he tax on circulation last year was iearly eight timss the amount of the afety fund If the circulation s increased the tax will correspondingly so that the amount to be ad annually to the safety fund from it without auundantly sufficient o provide for thirty per if all the insolvent banks of the he profit on the circulation under this imposition would not be but would be sufficient to induce many if not all the smaller national banks to deposit ilver bullion and take out Knox estimates that at the end of he next twenty or at the date of ayment of the four per cent bonds in the safety fund would have accum ulated at least so that rom that time onward a suf icient amount of national bank Jrculation would remain permanently in well secured by gold or silver tullion and profitable to make the present amount of United tates notes to respond to the demand of he business of the It would also give the banks in1 the west as well as tie east that have confidence in the fu are value of silver an opportunity to in est in that and he believed that uch investments would be made for the next three years equal at least to twenty million dollars annually and thus relieve the treasury from excessive THE MACEBT STRIKE All TmKen BacK Without strike on the Mackey system was amicably settled ast both sides making All strikers were taken back without irejudice and operations were resumed his The terms of settlement jre a secret and cannot be learned now urther than above points raised in a petition presented to Judge Brewer by the attorneys of the alliance and sets up that to allow Mercantile Trust company of New York to foreclose the mortgage it holds would render worthless three minion dollars worth of bonds issued by municipalities which receive in payment railroad ccmsR pABgEsexR passenger rates to the northwest will be reduced next Tuesday to correspond with the eastbound cut rate inaugurated last The Milwaukee and SL Paul and the Wisconsin Central have given notice that they will apply the cut rate the day men tioned in order meet the rates of the Burlington and A CONTROVERSY controversy arising from the action of the the Trans Missouri association in establishing lower rates on grain from Nebraska points to St Paul than are in effect from the same points to has settled to day by the executive board of the in terstate commerce railway which decided the TransMissouri as sociation has a right to establish such rates so long as hey did not effect the reduction of ratets between intermediate points in the western freight THE WILL KANSAS is officially stated the Wyandotte and Northwestern railroad will shortly a circular reducing rates to all Nebraska and Colorado points to two cents per mile if the other railroads will not grant the fcrmer road the right of into the unian depot at this THK RATE BurllBsrton am Another aggressive movement was made in the Northwestern passenger rate war Up to that time cut rates from Paul to Chicago have applied only in one the fare from Paul to Chicago remaining at the old figure of and The Burlington and Quincy now issues a tariff mak ing the rates from Chicago to Paul and 87 to correspond with the rates in force in the opposite This action which becomes effective January not only applies to reduced rates from Chicago to but makes them a basis for through freights by way of Paul to all points Another reduction in through rates to New England and Canadian points was announced by the Burlington this after noon to take effect January The basis of the rates are the same as those quoted by the Soo which are to become effective STItJj IN No Clew to of Ihe Knlffln Murder at Bower has subpenaed about two dozen witnesses for the which will begin in the Kniffln murder case to morrow The inquest will be adjourned from Monday to owing to Kniffins funeral and will then go on for the rest of the husband of the dead and Miss who was found apparently unconscious alongside of Kniffin6 are on the list of but their counsel declined to say whether or not he would allow them on the Undef the law they are not required to answer any questions tending to criminate The coroner eays he has witnesses who will swear they saw Kniffin and Miss Puraell frequently together on the street and to other circumstances tending to show un usually friendly There were no new developments to day as to the and no arrests have yet been decided DB KNIFFKN ATTEMPTS the husband of the woman found smoth ered to death in bed Friday took an ounce of aconite and gashed his wrists and throat with a razor this Doctors were summoned and staunched the flaw of as the jug ular vein had not been Owing to the largeness of the dose of aconite it acted as an emetic and was all thrown The doctor is out of He said he attempted his life because he was discouraged at the strong tide of public feeling against A TEBUIFIC Workman Bulcd Under ilia Debrte of Dismantled Napkta afternoon one of the large stills cf the Naphta works at Standards Solar exploded with a force felt all over the A number of men working near were covered with The oil immediately caught causing considerable excitement the was found insensi ble under a pile of brick with bad gash in his head Peter Devine had his right leg broken in two places and was badly bruised and Both men are fatally William Walter Frank White and John Sullivan was ser iously Charles Landkammer was thrown quite a distance into a tank of water and came near The fire was quickly KEFUSED TO BE1 A A BU6AB UKFINKBT A Uaclclon Bandarad Aaalut tha American Company at Ban Fran SAX Wai ace in the superior court today de cided a case of the state the Ameri can Sugar Refinery The court finds that by joining the trust the company abandoned all the purposes and objects for which it was and has therefore forfeited its corporate A judgment for five thousand dollars and costs was also rendered against the A Large Fnmltnra Manufactory in Calcaga application was made today for a receiver for the furni ture house of Diemel the most extensive manufacturers of parlor furniture in Frank Hel mer was appointed receiver in bonds of A lionla Grocary Flint Deming of this today confessed judgment in a sum of At the DewllBM to Marry Tonne GUI guests assembled at the archbishops cathedra this morning to witness the marriage pi the youngest daughter of a pretty girl of to the rich flour seventy years of After waiting two hours the bridegroom failed to turn up and the marriage was Chaput says he is old enough to be the girls and upon second thought he made up his mind not to make an old fool of The At InMBali ameet ing of the directors of the American Base Ball association Syracuse was admitted to the The application of Baltimore for membership with the condition that the asaociatiOD should be composed of twelve was laid on the The cosnmittaes elected at the fnU meeting im IfrwYork President held over Heary Bdrnker ofthis city WM elected The hoard of dindon and differsnt A Deaperado the notorious outlaw of Harris county was rescued from jail in Hamilton yes terday morning by a large number o masked evidently his The rescuers also took with them a negro who was in named Bam I is supposed Tatum must have some of If this is so no doubt h was FOKT band o Mexican horsethieves amhnslied a party consisting of three two woman an four agar Satur aad shot and killed two of the men The murderers supposed the mnrderei men were A military guan was sent to arrest the and i captured they wffl be summarily deal demo tic legislature in at but as heteliifuie without a Twentysix oat of thirtyeight a eachvotfeg for the dark after which they in this city are sick with the Three deaths due to the malady THE EPIDEMIC AS IET SHOWS HO S18HS OE X Fatal Cases in West YirginiaSeveral Deaths Reported From Berlin Empress Angusta Has a Bad SpellOther 6 grip is spreading rapidly and several atal cases are Henry Wink a wellknown banker connected with tie Eanawha Valley died Satur ay nijht from Horn editor of the published is down with the and his physi ian says he cannot Chief of olice Dils has been confined to his room everal Two hundred cases are eported at At Charleston everal newspaper men have it At Fair John aged was seized with it and died in a few He was the oldest Mason in the At on the Ohio Chas a young died with in uenza after a days DECREASING IN NEW TOSK CITY NEW 6 vital statis ts for the twentyfour hours ended at oon today show the namber of deaths o be a decrease of nearly 100 com ared with the previous twentyfour It is believed at the sanitary eadquarters that the worst of the in uenza epidemic is The sick list n the police shows o but the PHILADELPHIA FOLICBMSS 230 po cemen re reported One hundred and ixtytwo deaths from pulmonary diifi ulties occurred last IN THE MOHAWK Jan grippe is creating profound sensation in the Mohawk At Amsterdam there are two icusand among the sufferers being le three principal At Fore Plain five hundred are and at Cana oharie there are thirtyfive Sev ral hundred cases are reported at You Fultonville and AT are three lundred cases of influenza RAILROAD HEN NIAGABA rippe has broken out Over one cases are principally mong railway The men on tie Michigan Central and Grand Trunk oads have to work double SECRETARY WINDOM Win om is suffering with a severe which is feared to be la Con reesman of the First Maryland is seriously suffering from which followed an attack of AT WEST peciel to WEST are prevalent among our one hears a grippe and influenza frequently men but our physicians claim that sere is no epidemic among and such Sections are not more prevalent than lie changeable weather we have had would otherwise INFLUENZA AT large number f cases of the Russian influenza are re iorted One of an omnibus was insane last night with the Two physicians are among the and Governorelect Boies was offering from a slight attack last Satur ay but not severe enough to eep him from his the crow of Michael and 8t but was dissuaded by Lord who advised that the diRnity be reserved till Stanleys arrival in wjattADptAHDa AMSBSTT m Runiaa government is displeased with the re strictions of the Turkish governments firman in regard to and has re quested the porte to amneity to every one in the island and to abolish the state of A MOTION a meeting ef the municipal council today a motion was made to ask the queen to visit Dublin and open the new The motion was rejected on the grounds that the council had no authority over the mu A PRINCE Jan Prince of Thura and Taxis is THB STEW AMKBICAX Ponlblr Serloni IB taa Balanea ft Powar M Charles Bores speaking of the new American Navy said The creation of a powerful navy by the United States would make a serious change in the balance of mil itary power at During several years there has been carried on under the auspices of the two American mili tary departments a study of the pro ceedings by which a navy may beat be created and of the modes of manufacture of the guns with which it should be A beginning of manufacture has been made and these efforts will undoubtedly be A fleet which should have eight ironclads in the Pa cific and twelve in the Atlantic would rival that of any but the stronger naval powers of The present Secre tary of the United States Navy aims at nothing short of In addition he wants an equal number of coast defense carrying guns of the largest The fact that such a scheme is receiving the hearty approval of the American people is of great No doubt the United States are as yet not strongly infected with the militarism now rampant in Continental The one idea which at present is ex pressed by American advocates of naval preparation The United States are not willing in an age of ar mies and navies to leave either the Pa cific or the Atlantic seaboard exposed the or advising their own Governments upon matters of attack and though they will doubtless assume on the part of the United States a pacific and non interering policy as regarda will yet beunaole to leave out of their cal culations the existance of these American ships of They are an addition to forces of possible The result will be sooner or later a further increase of Eur opean The militarism of Eur rope has penetrated in a non acute form into A few more years will probably bring a reac tion upon Europe of this unfortunate to some unexpected But European responsible the total available friends or THJS DISEASE IN Tba PrlnceM Bitmaralt aad Ptlnecia BottanbarK Bismarck and Princess Rottenberg are seriously II with la Many deaths are The Dowager Empress Au who is suffering with lad a bad being unable to Jer has rather dimin the last report he Dowager Empress Augustas fever IBS increased and she is quite Her majesty suffers from no other dis ease than condition of the Jowager Empress Augusta is improving rapidly tonight THE INFLUENZA 6 number of cases of influenza in this city is constantly in A large number of nurses in and clergymen are The epidemic continues spreading among the police Many members of the police force at Bradford are incapacitated for work by A number of employes in the postal and service at Belfast are suffering rom influenza the disease has also at tacked many of the college students and SKATERS HATE the champion skaters at the tournament are reported to be ailing with la DECREASING AT influenza is de President Carnot has entirely recovered from his ARRIVED AT 6 has made its appearance There is no interruption of communication between the American squadron of evolution and Foreign Nawa The American squadron of evolution has arrived at The pope has approved the nomination of ODoherty as bishop of London Gladstone has received over three thousand letters and telegrams con gratulating him upon his eightieth birth The Frste in the largest structure in the has been destroyed by The loes is The Berlin Press society gave a ban quet last night in honor of Theodore the on the occasion of his seventieth A majority of the railway workmen of Scotland oppose a strike to settle the tenhour question and express a desire to confer with the Floods covering an area miles are reported In A portion of Normanton is the water in some twenty feet The sultan of in response to a request made by the empress of Ger has sanction od the completion of a protestant church at Ah the most famous Chinaman out of the flowery died Saturday in He was most the original of Chinese opiumjoint keepers in The Mystery of Edwin Dickens un completed The Boulangista are concentrating1 their political efforts in Bou it ia will contest the eigh teenth The latest phase of the Boulangist conspiracy is consequently that the municipal govern ment shall control the police and Bou langer shall control the municipal gov THE ulMCEDBTB FALL P Bock Islaad aad Moliw Threatened With a Taflare the Water BanedOther State apaelal to The formation of ice at the head of tke fif teen miles above has caused a further fan of the river The Rock Island and M dine water works have been compelled to lengthen their and even then are pumping a good deal of The Davenport works can stand a fall of about foot but should that come would be compelled to Mast out a reef before they could reach the chan to which the water would then be There is trouble in the event of cold but hope that it will not The bed of the river is so far exposed now that the chickens are feeding upon snails and mussels at a point where the water is usually many feet In the chan blasted out by the government from the rock of the the water now does not exceed the depth of three feet at any Yesterday a man waded across from this city to the government and found no diffi culty in crossing the A pair of hip boots was sufficient to keep him The whole body of the river is com at this pi into a channel only about seven or eight hundred yards and yet there is so little water in it that it threatens to go The ferry boat here got aground a short distance from the dock on this side about four oclock Saturday afternoon with five teams It was the same hour Sunday when she was The wharfboat was pushed out to the teams placed upon within a couple of hours from the time it was released it grounded that time at the Rock Island and this evening is still partly held by the mud and partly by the There ia danger that the boat cannot PASMtNOKKS Ilf JUHKO Atmoapnara Cnnaw Calllalan In Iowa on tna foggy atmosphere of Saturday night was re sponsible for an accident on the Rock Island which resulted in the injury of several persons and the demoHaning of several The accident occurred between Malcolm and in Poweshiek It was a tailend collision between two freight the fog being so dense that the engineer on the second train could not distinguish the red light on the first section until too late to prevent an The caboose on the first which was occupied by the train men and was thrown from the track and several of the occupants were Seven freight cars were also thrown from the track and the engine of the second section was somewhat FAKM Specie to Tm 6 large stock bam on the old John farm two miles southwest of town was burned to the ground late Saturday evening with the greater part of the Among the property destroyed were six head of one thirty tons of one thousand bushels of oats and a large quantity of farm machinery and Considerable live stock was saved by timely efforts of the owner and neigh The fire originated in the hay now but from what cause is not There was some insurance on the con tents in the Hawkeye but none on the so far as The prop erty was owned by Will the present but the bam be longed with the farm which was pur chased some time ago by a of DCS BOO1WS edrtor of the Independent of She was data editor toTn HAI aignl observer at that tranaferrccl to succeeded by Observer of this place that an the suluhtata new Tabor and Northern railroad I gone on a was ushered in more quietly wttk than for a long time wtthittwf at Robert there i formally open to gentlemen contined their bnifaatt nations much at on other This was due to a during aad closed some aad always been hospitably New Years Serioua hYc families made New Yean s Beside there a growing indifference to good fashioned custom of greeting wishes at the beginning of the the blind opened the college lecture OK day evening by delivering lactamc It was so well he was induced to lecture again urday his subject Aaron universal diet on both i of pleasure and Few the later lecturers have attaiaed power and excellence in this whleat Milburn still Quite a large delegation of ourteaeav era attended the the State Teachem As held in Dea and have reporting a very i cesafnl convention and a pleasant til The schools are again open aid streets are full of young people aad eftaV dren with their merry carefree they pass from home to An oaf visiting Mt Pleasant reoaat remarked What a largo proportioat of young people I meet on This of to number of students from abroad who attending our The hall was the of interesting meeting last Saturday eveav The occasion was the inttaUattaat of the new officers in McFarlaad peat and and of the Sons of of Hartan State Conusaadat Smith installed of fleers of the post and after which Past Captain Bert Crane stalled the officers of the and songs for an the meeting All three of organizations are to be congratulated OBN their continued The new BatUci has entered on hit WaUbank retiring with the opeaugof i the A 8I4AM AX JLAMaV Chicagos City Stock I TKBBIFIC Tne The trials of Arthur solicitor Frederick iis and Adolphus De the who were arrested on a charge of conspiracy to defeat justice in connection with the West End began before Magistrate Vaughan in the Bow Street Police court A lad named Algernon testified that he had resided in the Cleveland Street house and had received money for im moral He had deitroyed the letters received from Lord Arthur Somer set Allies admitted that he had stolen valuables from the in which he had bees employed as a He was not imprisoned for the Lord Arthur Somerset becoming his Witness stated that subsequent to the expose of the scandal Taylorson tried to owa In Bliz zard In caused great damage to thd Oregon Railway and Navigation companys Three each attended with fatal results are Fireman Cross was seriously scalded at Hood river and Fireman Orvis killed in a collision between a freight and a passenger near It is rumored two men wers killed and thirteen persons injured on the same road at The first train from Spokane in five days arrived The heaviest snow storm itf years is prevail The thermometer is below A BLIZZARD IN worst blizzard of the season struck this place yes terday afternoon and has been in progress ever since with a fierce northwest wind accompanied by The thermometer fefl 52 de grees in a few and this morning was twentyfour below freezing The storm continues this evening and it is feared the raliroad wifl be KAHSAS from Kansas and Missouri say a blizzard of considerable severity prevails throughout those two states tonight The tempera ture is generally near the zero point and the snow is drifting him to go to ABOTHXR engage ment hat taken place between insurgent nativeaand the commanded by After seven nghtatg Major Wistmaa succeeded ia capturing Bwsaoheris fortified position near Many nativai wan kfllad flftoea Germans were The rifles and pb iaifd jU Onat Britain Mad BOY Ha Pnta Palara in Tnamlly mwtmt With Tattl ward a seventeen year old boy living with his father near this is charged with poisoning the entire family putting poison in the Onelit j girl fa and four others of family are in a critical The young murderer confessed to afriend and then He has not been appre DALLAS Bhaia Ion twelve head of yearling steen latt aDdyiac within a He had ma stalk field aadattdb to chaagiagfroai la aU pwbaWfflsy Baaalt of tna MtBMa The fire Saturday night destroyed the Commercial including four stores and the Metropoli tan The loss will aggregate about on buildings and The buildings are total the walls being unfit to use The losses are John insured for 600 no insurance jewelry and stock insured for Stevens loss insured for George lost insured for Blade boets and lossWOO loss insured for Other losses will bring the aggregate to About three oclock m the morning a second alarm was the fire starting again and endangering the adjacent Handladby Stata CaaanU of the State Board of Live Stock today sent an open latter Chicagos health concerning the contra between the city and state inspecton i ativetothe recent of dto cattle at the stock written in a most vein and scores Wickersham for nxitementa that the state boaidwoakti not be allowed to foist dlseawi eatOttl upon the Chicago It chafl that Chief City Inspector Lamb ml The one hundred aad regarding which theooatnv were inquarentiaed the state board because all diseased 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