Burlington Hawk Eye, January 31, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye

January 31, 1890

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - January 31, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAWKEYE. Established: June, 1839.] BURLINGTON, IOWA, FEID AY MOENING, JANUARY 31, 18y0. [Price: 15 Cents pee Week. WILD JENES. THE H0U3E OF REPRESENTATIVES AT WA8H-INBTON 11 A TORMOiL Sp**ak^r Reed’s Ruling Cause Uprearing Dissatisfaction on the Democratic Side-The Republicans J ii bi I a ut-Senate Doings* Washington, Jan. 30.—The galleries of the house were crowded to their utmost capacity long before noon to day by spectators anticipating a resumption of the contest of yesterday. Nor were they disappointed, for as the clerk read the journal in regular manner, omitting ♦he detailed vote by yeas and nays on the question of the consideration of a contested election case, Mr. Breckenridge, of Kentucky, arose and demanded the reading of the full vote. After moment’s hesitation Speaker Reed directed this to be done. This having been completed, Mr. Breckenridge demanded the reading of the names of those not voting, and the speaker ordered this to be done also. Then Mr. Springer, of Illinois, demanded the reading in full of the statement by Speaker Reed, giving the grounds for his ruling yesterday, and the clerk proceeded to read accordingly The reading of the journal V^vingbeen completed, Mr. McKinley, of Ohio, moved that the Journal bo approved and upon that motion demanded the previous question. Mr. Blanchard, of Louisiana, immediately arose to a question of personal privilege relating to the journal, but the speaker declined to recognize him on the ground that a demand for the previous question was pending. Mr. Springer, of Illinois, moved an adjournment *nd demanded the yeas and nays. While the vote was being taken on ordering them, Mr. Springer stat- d that his object was to allow the committee on rules to prepare a set of rules One hundred and twenty four members arose to demand the yeas and nays The spanker declared this to be a sufficient number and directed the clerk to call the roil. Mr. Bland, of Missouri, moved to reconsider the vote by which the yeas and nays were ordered but the speaker declined to recognize him, whereupon Mr. Bland shouted amid so much confusion that his words were not fully audible to many persons: “You are the meanest tyrant that ever presided over a legislative body and I denounce  The remainder of tho sentenae was drowned in a wave of cheers on the democratic side. The roll was then called. The motion was defeated, yeas 142, nays 160. It then recurred on the demand for the previous question on the approval of the j mrnal and the yeas and nays having been ordered, the order “Don’t vote ' was passed around on the democratic side of tho chamber and studiously obeyed. Before the vote was announced the speaker directed the clerk to record the following names of members as present and not voting: Messrs. Breckinridge, of Arkansas; Carlisle, Clements, Crairae, Crisp, Culberson, of Texas; Dockery, Knloe, Goodnight, Hemphill. Hooker, Kilgore, Lane. McCreary, .VI Millan, M mtgomery, Moore, of Texas; Ohs and Outbwaite. The speaker then announced the vote to stand, yeas IOO, nays I; and added “Which in addition to the gentleman present constitute a quorum and the previous question is ordered.*’ This brought forth a storm of applause from tho republican aide Mr. Crisp, of Georgia, wished to appeal from the decision, but the speaker sided with the point of order raised by Mr. McKinley, that an appeal was not in order, as another appeal was pending. Mr. Springer, of Illinois, made a point of order that no quorum had voted, and that if the speaker so decided, he would take an appeal. The speaker said the chair declined to entertain the appeal of tho gentleman from Illinois, which brought out, applause on the republican side and hisses fnom the democrats. Then amid wild cheering on the democratic side Mr. Breckenridge, of Kentucky, rushed down the aisle and. standing in front of the speaker, exclaimed:    ‘    From that we appeal. There is no appeal pending There was an appeal yesterday, but it is a different appeal Because the speaker is assuming that the house will sustain his decision of yesterday and so it therefore does not come within the rule as stated by the gentleman from Ohio, (McKinley) and the gag law which that gentleman with the help of the speaker, has applied to-day is usurpary, revolutionary aud corrupt.’* Cheer after cheer arose from the democratic side, mingled with hisses from the republicans. until the houso resembled a perfect bedlam. In the midst of the tumult the speaker stated the question to be on the motion to approve the journal, and the yeas and rays having been ordered he directed the clerk to call the roll. Owing to the confusion many democratic members did not understand the question as put by the chair and another scene of excitement ensued dozens of members arising and demanding to know what they were to vote upon. The speaker attempted in vain to restore order, though one democrat was heard to shout above tho tumult that the house was as much in order as the speaker. A lull occurred, however, when Mr, Carlisle arose and sud he hoped that the roll call would bo suspended until or der was restored, as several members did not understand the question. The speaker then re stated the question and the vote resulted, yeas, 162; nays, I. The speaker declared the motion carried, and directed the cleek to enter on the journal the names of members present and not voting. After another storm occasioned bv Mr. Springer’s persistent efforts (which in the end proved successful) to address the chair, the house became quiet and the door was accorded to Mr Kinley, who spoke upon the appeal takea yesterday, and supported the speaker's decision The speaker had a right, he contended, to proceed to note that thirty or thirty-five members who had refused to vote on roll call were present in their seats. All that was involved in the appeal was simply a question of fact. Did any gentleman whose name was disclosed by the count rise in his place and declare he was not present ? Not one. Under general parliamentary law the speaker had a right to count the members and if no quorum, to stop all business. The principle was distinctly established that the presiding officer might count, and it was his duty to count the number of members who might be present to constitute a quorum. The gentleman from Kentucky [Carlisle] had declared under the speaker’s decision one representative could pass a bill with one hundred and sixty-seven members sitting in their seats in silence. So he could, and so he ought to, if one hundred and sixty seven members sat in silence and re fused to vote, where their votes would defeat the proposition, a vote of a sin gle member ought to pass the bill. When the gentlemen sit in their seats and refuse to perform public duty they •re repudiating a great public trust. Mr Carlisle, as speaker, had repeatedly signed bills ana resolutions which never received a constitutional majority. He had done it over    and over by himself, showed that less than a ma- j nity of the house had voted. The action of the democrats yesterday had help either black or white, common decency requires you should hold your peace.” He could not, he said, support Mr. Hampton spoke briefly. While in full accord with the proposed measure he didn’t think the remedy met the requirements of the case. After an executive session the senate adjourned.__ essEBsL Washington news Pre j *ci« A Ship Lummi Across th* Michigan Foalneala. Washington, Jan. 30 —About a year ago resolutions were adopted by the state legislatures of Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan asking the national government to survey a ship canal through the upper peninsula of Michigan from Little Bay de N: que in Lake Michigan to a point on Lake Superior near Bay Au Main. It would shorten the voyage to Lake Superior points ab 'ut 500 miles. W. H. Morrell, of New York, a large land-owner in Michigan and Wisconsin, has prepared a bill appropriating 150 OOO for the survey which will be introduced in both the house and senate this week. PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATIONS. The president to day sent to the senate the following nominations: William H. aft, cf Ohio, to be solicitor general; Robert Adams, Jr., of Pennsylvania, now accredited envoy extraordinary and mininister plenipotentiary to the empire of Brazil to be the same to the United Hates of Brazil. Postmasters: Nebraska — Patrick W. Tennessy, Orleans; Clark Robinson, Fairmount. Iowa—Edwin A Wood, Avoca; eugene B. Dyke, Charles City ; Oliver J. Heald, Kingsley; Chauncey F. Owen, Sanborn. Illinois—Elnathan K Westfall, Bushnell._ RAILROAD MATTEK?. TM* Union Pacific Honda and the Government Washington, Jan. 30.—The house committee on the Pacific railroads to day plan p; for the set ement of the indebtedness of that company to the government. Storey referred particularly to the attack made upon the Union Pacific in a letter sent by the attorney general of Nebraska to the attorney general of the United Stales charging that the Union Pacific had violated its charter. Storey spoke of the great value of the security of the road would offer to the government under the terms of the bill in addition to the present security. WILL MOVE THEIR DIVISION. Mason City, Jan. 30 —After January 31 the Iowa Central wiil move their division from Lyle, Minnesota, to Mason City. The line from Lyle to Manly Junction will be abandoned by the Iowa Central. This move will be hailed with delight by the citizens of Mason City and the employes of the road. BROKE THE BELORD. never been dreamed of by the fathers of, the emigration bill, it did not reach the the constitution. They never dreamed of sullen silence as a statesmanlike way of destroying a quorum. He was not saying the democrats were doing differently from what the republican party had done for years. But no majority ever carried on filibustering that it was not afterward ashamed of the whole proceeding. This mode of stopping legislation had never been thongat of by the framers of the constitution. If the gentlemen on the other side were going to have a revolution let them have it in the proper way and get out of the house [Applause on the republican side.] They had no business to turn upon the republicans who were here and ready to do business and call them revolutionists. The gentlemen on the other side wanted to perpetuate a friction which declared although the members were present in their seats, they should be held to be constructively absent It was time to stop this legal fiction. Let the members be honest. Let them defeat the bill in a constitutional way, by debate, by amendment, by yea and nay vote, expressive of their judgment. This controversy was to determine whether the majority should rule or govern, or be subject to the tyranny of the minority. The position of the gentlemen on the other side meant they would either ruin or rule, though they were in the minority. The republicans insisted, while they were in the majority that the other side should do neither. ] Applause on the republican side]. We settled one question a great deal of cost that the minority could not run this country—[applause] and we intend to settle if we can, in the broad light of public opinion, and in the presence of 60,000,000 people whether the constitutional majority of this house shall do the business of the house. [Applause]. Mr. Turner, of Georgia, believed if the wild view presented here was engrafted on the practice of the house it would inaugurate a reign of anarchy and profligacy unprecedented in the annals of the country. He controverted the power of the speaker to lave the names entered upon the journal. Mr Butterwort^ of Ohio, said the question went to the power of the maturity to rule in this country. This was a government of the people. It was a government ol the majority The majority must exercise ihat authority in legislation and government which was in keeping with the furtherance of the provisiou of the constitution. It had been argued it was for a member to answer to nimself and bis constituents alone whether he would vote and discharge his duty, here or not. He utterly denied tee soundness of that proposition. That would have done when it was held the members were ambassadors from the states; it would not do in January, 1890 tie was not here to legislate simply for himself and his constituents. He was here to legislate for the whole country, and the whole country had a right to exact of him that he be in his place and perform his duty. The speaker had not only discharged the duty which devolved upon him in this matter but one which he could not avoid under his oath of office if he would. A member on the democratic side suggested there was no rule for what the republicans were attempting to do “Yes, we have a rule,’* Bu»terworth retorted, “and you have discovered it” Butterwort concluded:    “The right of the minority, which the fathers provided for, was a right to amend, or to do whatsoever they wished to perfect legislation. But the sovereign will of the people is represented in the majority; and until ihat right be overthrown by revolution or os her wise, the decision of the speaker must be upheld as vindicating the rights of all the people of this country.” Mr. McKinley moved to lay on the table the appeal from the speaker’s decision. Shouts of disapproval were heard on the democratic side, but McKinley per sisted and Springer moved to adjourn. On a rising vote the result was announced, ayes, 124; nays, 149. Springer demanded the nays and yeas, with the remit of yea, 145; nays, 161. So the house refused to adjourn and the question recurred on the motion to lay the appeal on the table, on which question the yeas and nays were demanded from the democratic side. The clerk proceeded with the call, no democrats responding, most of them leaving their seats and retiring to the cloak rooms. The speaker however followed the roll call and noted down the names of the democrats pres-sent and not voting. The non-voting members were again called but still no democrats responded When the vote was completed the speaker took the re turn from the tally clerk and ordered the clerk to record the names of the twenty six democrats present and declining to vote. He then announced the vote 162 yeas and none in the negative and declared the motion to lay the appeal on the table carried. Shouts of “no quorum” and exclamations of indignation arose from the democratic side; but in the midst of the tumult and uproar the speaker recog-n zed Mr. McKinley for a motion to adjourn; put it and declared it carried. Before he left the chair [amid shouts of “shame” from the excited democrats] he paused long enough to give Springer a chance to say he had demanded the yeas and nays. The speaker said he had heard no request for the yeas and nays, but would recognize the demand. And so Springer had the poor satisfaction of having the yeas and nays called, with the result of yeas 193, nays 57. The house then adjourned until to morrow, the republicans jubilant at their success and the democrats correspondingly depressed. heard arguments by Story, attorney for sane asylum. Mrs. Murphy recently de-the Union Pacflc, upon the plan pro-1 veloped a mania, with homicidal tenden-posed in the OuthWaite bill Th* Illinois Central Ha* Two Colli-•Iona la Two Hoar*. Chicago, Jan. 30.—The Illinois Central beat the record to day by two serious accidents to suburban trains within two hours. The first collision occurred about six o’clock this morning between trains on the Illinois Central and the Baltimore and Ohio. The trains were going in opposite directions and the col lision was caused by a misplaced switch The passengers were thrown in all directions, some of them receiving serious shocks, and the locomotives and cars were badly damaged. The second accident occurred between two trains at the foot of Washington street. They collided and tore away the platform and splintered it into matchwood. Many were badly bruised and cut by breaking glass_ A FRIESr BLO VVN UP. THE SENATE. Van** Speake on th* Near* Problem Washington, Jan. SO.—The house bill as to the duty on silk ribbons was passed without division; also the senate bill in structing the superintendent of census to gather information about mortgages on homes and farms. Mr. Vance then addressed the senate on the negro emigration bill. Mr. Vance sarcastically characterized Mr. Ingalls* recent speech as oratorical pyrotechnics, concealing its "paucity of ideas. He acknowledged the millenium had not yet dawned on the south, and that the lane of reconstruction was not yet the land of perfect righteousness. He referred to the northern jerrymandering of the blocks of five, the ejection of colored children from white schools, etc., and hoped in time some accomplished black man might be sent to represent the country In some other land besides Hayti and Liberia. Referring to Mr. Ingalls’ re mark that the south was standing on volcano, he said the south needed no help. It could wage war without assist •nee from anybody and could easily manage and overcome the uprising o seven millions of negroes. Then there would come a solution of the negro problem which would stay solved. Given a high-spirited, cultivated, dominant race occupying a free state, and with that race, a race of manumitted slaves, of recently barbaric origin, how should the two be nude to dwell together in peace and fraternity? It is a fundamental principle of American law that the ma jority shall rule (within limits), but it is the principle of natural law that the stronger must rule and the weaker must yield. The negro is not incapable civilization, but ie incapable of keeping up with the civilisation of the white race. His (V anoe’s) solution of the problem was simply “hands^ off. In concha DULL AT DES MOINES. i FICUX FOB THE LEBISLATU1E “o, mr BUT the mine at work filling a car. His day's work was nearly done and he was working as fast as possible, thinking so dcbbt of soon being able to go to his home All at once and without any warning a Esau I’rr-.S°?”er;lTBE 10,01 i110- bah, unable to meet head fell upon him, crushing the life out1 of him. A BUN, SUSPENDS PAYMENT. Prosy Proceedings in the Honse and Senate—No Change in the Deadlock-Arrested for Attempted Murder - Other State News.' Des Moines, Jan. 30.—In the house nine ballots were taken on permanent speakership, but all were a tie. An adjournment was taken until 2:30 this afternoon. This afternoon the balloting on permanent speaker continued. The pairs were increased to fourteen, amdlg them being Hamilton with Wilson. The vote all afternoon stood 36 to 36 Adjournment was taken till to-morrow afternoon. THS SENATE. In the senate this morning Gatch, on a question of privilege, protested against being accused of suppressing perilous and said he would present any petition addressed to the senate, no matter from whom it came. The resolution introduced yesterday, authorizing the secretary of state to furnish copies of the session laws to the senate, was adopted; adjourned until 10:00 a. rn. to-morrow. CRAZED BY HE HORSE. A Sad Siqael to til* Brooks-Murphy Scandal. Lenox, la., Jan. 30.—On Monday of this week, Mrs. “Judge” Murphy of this place, was sent to the Mt. Pleasant in- cies in consequence of trouble growing out of the Brooks-Murphy scandal. A rehearsal of this notorious case will be of interest to readers now that one of the actors is probably doomed to end her life in a mad-house. About a year ago last December Miss Ada Murphy, a bright young girl—a blonde of quite prepossessing appearance, was engaged in the banking nouse of L. 8. Brooks of this city, as assistant cashier. When the girl entered the employ of Mr. Brooks she was quite shabbily attired for the position she was to occupy, so Mr. Brooks advanced money quite liberally so that Miss Ada could dress in a becoming manner for her new position. This seemed to arouse the suspicion of Mrs. Brooks, who proceeded to the bank one day and expelled the fair Ada, at the same time accusing her of improper conduct. After this episode Mr. Brooks gave large sums of money and other valuables to the girl, either because ne was infatuated with her or because he thought she was mistreated by Mrs. Brooks, or because the parents of Miss Murphy took advantage of the situation to fleece the old man, or all three considerations combined. However this may have been, the bank succumbed under the strain and Brooks’ creditors at tacked part of the property belonging to Miss Murphy, that was purchased with the Brooks money and the case went against the Murphys. I think that the cause of Mrs. Murphy’s insanity is remorse at sd vising her daughter Ada to accept Brooks’s bounty and thus compromise her character in the community. I think it is due the girl, however, to say that I do not think she is guilty of and criminal impropriety. A DASTARDLY ATTACK Iowa Supremo Coart Special to Th* Havx-Bti. Des Moines, Jan. 30.—Supreme court business: Osborne vs. Real don. appellant, from Decatur county, affirmed; j Pierce vs Barley, appellant, from Sac! county, affirmed; estate of John 8. Goble, from Tama county, reversed; Flint National Bank vs Snyder Brothers, appellant, from Grundy county, affirmed; estate of J. M. Peel, from Jones county, affirmed; Morgan, appellant, va. Wagner, from Polk county, affirmed. Th* BHH Bg* ca** Continua*. Des Moines, Jan. 30.—The case of I the state against Myron £. Billings, found guilty of the murder of Charles Kingsley at Waverly, came up for hearing before the supreme court Tuesday Attorney General Stone appeared for the I state and Judge Cole for tho defendant The state moved to continue the case I which was actively opposed by Billings, counsel, but the motion for a continu acce was sustained. The case will be placed on the May docket. A Five-Foot Vain of Cool. Mason City, la., Jan. 30.—The citizens of Estherville are jubilant. At a I depth of one hundred and fiftv-four feet! a vein of coal five feet thick was struck The Emmet County Coal company was immediately organized and is now at work sinking shafts. Mysterious Load Deal*. Special to Th* Hawk-Eyi. Creston, Jan. 30.—A syndicate composed of Creston capitalists to day purchased all the unsold city lots belonging | to the C., B. & Q. Railroad company, consisting of twenty-five desirable lots. The transaction has created some excitement in real estate circles. Saloon* Burned Sioux City, Jan. 30.—A number of saloons in the town of Stanton, across the river, were burned this morning. Loss, $25,000.    ___ A ONE-ARMED PRINTER. Henry Penrod, of Cincinnati, Sate Up Big “String*” With On* Hand. Cincinnati, Jan. 30.—A one-armed primer is as much of a curiousity as the armless man who dexterously handles a knife and fork with his toes. There came to Cincinnati two days ago such a wonder, and he is now working as a “sub” in the Enquirer office His name is Henry Penrod, he is twenty-seven years old, and hails from Washington, where he learned the trade on the Re publican. Penrod, six years ago, went on a thip out weet, and while gone lost his left arm in a railroad accident. Only a short stump, extending but a few inches from the shoulder, remains Nothing disheartened by a misfortune that would have rendered most men helpless. Penrod set to work to manage the intricacies of his craft with one hand, and he succeeded so well that he now sets as biga “string” as the best printer, and he justifies his own matter and does it wejl. In “setting” type, Penrod places the “stick” on the case in front of him, and then nimbly shoots the tyye into place, working very rapidly and with as apparent ease as a man with two hands. Penrod has worked as a “sub” on all the great newspapers of the country, and makes a competent livelihood. He is the only one-armed printer capable of earning a full day’s wages at the case. IN LOVE WITH NATALIE. Roe. Fatker Flecking**’* Hone* Shat* tereO by Dynamite. Pittsbubg, Jan. 30 —An attempt was made last night to blow up the residence of Father Fleckinger, in charge of the German Catholic church at Chargers-borough, this county. Dynamite was placed in the cellar and fired about one j’clock this morning. The house was jadly wrecked and the whole neighbor lood aroused. Father Fleckinger and two servant girls were in the house but escaped uninjured, but badly shaken up There is no clue to the perpetrators. FLEEING FOR THEIR LIVES. P*opI* la Cook County, Tex**, Panic Stricken Ow a Strang* Disease. St. Louis, Jan. 30.—Advices come from Cook county, Texas, that a very '•tai epidemic, strongly resembling meningitis. is raging in the western part of that county. The patients die in many instances in a few hours after taking the disease. Twenty-five deaths are reported from the malady during the past twenty-four hours. So far physicians have been unable to check its ravages, and it has already spread over the county, causing great excitement Many citizens are fleeing from their homes to other localities not yet visited by the plague. Tk* Ohio Plan Columbus, O., Jan. 30.—The hearing of the Mkrquis-Lampson con test case for ifcutenant-governor was concluded in the Ohio senate this evening and Limpson (republican) was ousted by a strictly party vote. The republican members filed a number of protests against the manner of proceeding and the conclusion was attended with stormy scenes. Lamp-s on gave notice that the case would be carried to the supreme court. A Hog Tkat Wolgk* 935 Pounds. Marshall, DI., Jan. 30.—The largest hog ever raised in Clark county was brought to market by Henry Cunning ham, a farmer living a few miles north of Martinsville. The animal weighed nine hundred and thirty five pounds. It was purchased by a syndicate of four men, who pieced it on exhibition. A Quiet Drrsotlgauon. Detroit, Jan. 30.—The uneventful manner in which the auditing committee of the National Land league is proceeding with their labors seems to be a contraction to all the sensational rumors circulated since the call for the committee was made public. Frolgkte W rook od Near Elgin. Elgin, Dis., Jan. 30.—An extra eastbound freight on the Milwaukee road ran into a Northwestern freight train this morning at the crossing one mile below this city. Severn cars and the Milwaukee locomotive were wrecked. Both tracks were blocked all day and pas* sen gars were transferred. Iowa City Too she Fearfully Maltreat on Old Lady for no J aet) ti ab I* Can**, Iowa City. Jan. 30.—Mrs. Burke, who lives in the old Grady house, south of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad, was sitting alone in her kitchen Sanday night, when four tough characters pounded on the door and demanded an entrance. This was refused and they broke down the door and rushed in the kitchen. One struck her and knocked her from the chair. She supposed they were after her money, so she stizen it and fled from the house. 8he rushed away in terror, half-dressed as she w*s, and ran to a neighbor's for assistance, telling the story given above. PLACED UNDER BONDS. Tkree Ft* Madleoa Tcaglte Arrested far Attempted Murder. Special to Tm Hawk-Byc. Ft. Madison, Jan. 30.—Tuesday evening occurred a street fight among a gang of “hobos” during which Charles Dempsey was shot in the leg. John, Andrew and Nels Nelson, livitg in the West Ecd, were yesterday afternoon arrested by Marshal Morrison and Constable Haessig on the charge of assaulting Charles Demp?ey with intent to commit murder John Nelson confessed that he fired the shot. ’Squire Schlemer continued the case until next Monday and sent the trio to the jail in the mean time. The bullet in Dempsey's leg has not yet been extracted and it is feared that blood poisoning will set in._ A COSTLY BLAZE. SIO,OOO Go Up la Smoke and Flame* At Davenport. Special to THI Hawk-Byi. Davenport, Jan. 30—Shortly before ten o’clock this morning flames broke out in the malt house of the Bosch Grain company and in a short time the whole south end of the building was in a blaze. The fire probably originated in the kilns, contained in a light frame structure, and the building being dry and open it spread with great rapidity. Loss, $10,000, fully insured._ A HORRIBLE DE STH. A Pl Of health and strength renewed and of ease and comfort follows Hie use of Syrup of Figs, as it acts in harmony with nature to effectually cleanse the system when costive or bilious. For sale rn 50c aud $1.00 bott*** bv all loading drugyieta Fatally Bvt by rn Train. Special to Tm Hawk-Xtb. Carthage, HL, Jan. 30.—A passenger train on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad, near Plymouth, struck • young man named Sam Huston yester' day evening, fatally injuring him. A wagon and team were destroyed. Sleeplessness, nervous prostration nervous dyspepsia, dullness, bluet cured by Dr. Miles' Nervine. Samples free at J. H. Witte’s dray etor* Tk* 8ah Francisco, Jan. 30.—The blockade is practically raised on the Central Pacific and trains began moving this evening addressing himself done said O’Hara, and it, when Patrick the sion hi whereby ain, too. city “If O’Hara record of tinner powsfops* announced you lost his life. the Mr PM? eof* to ma A Yoatk Bicorn*! Ineaa* and Cremate* Himself Dubuque, Jan. 30.—Henry Buechler, the 19-year-old son of a prominent Ger man of this city, became suddenly vio Gently insane Tuesday afternoon and threatened to kill his family. His father had him removed temporarily to the city prison. This evening he set fire to his bedding in the cell where he was con fined and before aid could reach him he was fatally burned. His shrieks resound | ing through the police office just overhead was the first intimation of his con dition. He was rescued as soon as po* sible, and an excited crowd ef 2,000 people gathered to see him taken out, | blazing from head to foot The flesh dropped off from his body as he was carried to his home, attended by weeping friends. He died in great agony shortly [after. HAS THERE BEEN FOUL PLAY? Sodden Disappearance of a Railroad Bad ooer. Dubuque, Jan., 30.— Edward Newton came to Dubuque from Vermont last | Friday with his wife and child Mon day evening he left his hotel to get i shaved. He has not been heard of since. He had a large sam of money on his per son and foul play is feared. He was a | locomotive engineer by trade. Dropped Dead. Mt. Vernon, Jan. 30.—J. L. Ervin, of j j Waterloo, dropped dead in the North-[ western depot at this place. cracked so juoaik. Special to Th* Hawk-Eyc. Des Moines. Jan. 30.—At 4 p. rn. yes-aaad accident occurred at the Des Medius coal mine, southeast of the miner, in A Price of Ronmanla Smitten wltk th* Ex-Qa*<a—Diker Formica N*vre Bucharest, Jan. 30.—The nephew of the king of Roumania, and heir to the throne, has fallen desperately in love with Queen Natalie of Bervie, to the intense vexation of the royal family. The prince is bent on marrying Natalie, whom he regards as the greatest heroine and martyr of the age Close watch is kept to prevent a clandestine marriage Prince Ferdinand, of Bulgaria, will, according to report, shortly wed an immensely wealtny American Catholic lady. to reduce emigration. Berlin. Jan. 30.—The government will fhortly enforce stringent regulations to reduce emigration to America, even to refusing passports to men under nine teen years of age. A NOTED SPECIALIST DEAD Berlin, Jan. SO.—Prof. Westphal, a noted mental specialist, is dead. A SERIOUS RIOT. Vienna, Jan. 30 —Five hundred glass workers, who were on a strike at Goblenz, Bohemia, forced an entrance into the factory in which they had been employed aid destroyed all the ma chinery. The strikers turned on the police, who were trying to quell the riot, and in the conflict that followed two of the rioters were killed and many others severely wounded. GLADSTONE 8 sets MARRIED. London, Jan. 30 —Mr. Hanry Gladstone, son of the Rt -Hon. W. E. Glad stone, was married to day to the daughter of Mr. Smart Randall, home ruler and member of the house of com mons for Montgomeryshire. FRENCH POLITICIANS FIGHT Paris, Jan. 30 —The contest at Neuilly to fill the vacancy in the chamber of deputies, caused by the invalidation by that body of the election of M. Lanr, Bou-langist, who was returned at the last gen eral election, is very exciting. At a po iitical meeting held last night M Laur, who is again a candidate, was attacked by Editor Lissagaray, the anti-Boulang-ist candidate, who beat him with hie fists and threw him bodily from the platform into the hall. The supporters of the respective candidates took part in the brawl, and in the melee that followed several persons were injured. It is ex peeled that a duel between Messrs Lissa garay and Laur will follow.” THE DEATH ROLL. The Failure Caused by the Closing of the Sixth National—A Disreputable Attempt to Dispose of Bonds-Other Failures. New York, Jan. 30 —The Lenox Hill bank has just suspended payment It is controlled by the same persons who last week bought control of the Sixth National bank of this city, which has already been closed by the bank examiner. The knowledge of the relation of the two institutions caused a run on the Lenox which it was unable to meet. The president is said to have made an attempt in Wail street to obtain funds with which to make payments, but was unsuccessful. The Clearing House association to-day acted on the Sixth Na tional and dropped it from the associe tion. The bank examiner states that all depositors will certainly be paid in full The Equitable bank has also been mentioned in connection with these two institutions, but its president says it is not affected. Wall street this afternoon looks upon the attempt to dispose of the $600,000 in bonds owned by the Sixth National bank as simply a case of highway robbery. It seems, said President Teppin, of the Gallatin National back and a member of the clearing house committee, that after Leland had sold his interest in the Sixth National bank, the directors were requested to resign, which thev did. Now the directors, without being legally organized. elected P J Classen president On assuming the rffice Classen made three loans of $‘*0,000 each, secured by the stock of the Lenox Hill bank (very poor security) and then went d^wn to the safe deposit vaults of the National Park bank and abstracted first-class railroad bonds to the par value of $622,000 These bonds he turned over to George H. Pell, broker, who attempted to dispose of them Cashier Colsen, learn.Dg of Classen's action, notified the clearing house and the bank examiner. The latter, after an investigation, closed the bauk and called on Classen for a return of ’he $622 OOO in sureties. The examiner, by prompt action, succeeded in getting back •201,000 of the bonds. In lieu of, or on account of the rest of the abstracted bonds, Classen handed the bank examiner checks for pf # OOO These checks fell short of thu Clark et value of the abstracted securities $140 -00O. None of the checks, however, have been paid and they are being protected. The comptroller of the currency wiU appoint a receiver and all the facts in the case were laid before the United State? district attorney, who this afternoon issued warrants for the arrest of President Classen and Broker Pell for their connection with the affair. C'iassen, the new president of the Sixth National bank, is a broker at 45 Broadway, and Wallack, who is president of the Lenox Hill bank, has his office in the sam* building. Wallack is also a partner of Pell & Wallack, who appear to have negotiated the sale of the assets of the Sixth National. The methods used are identical with those used by Henry 8 Ives in his dealings with the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton railroad. In an interview this evening regarding the matter, Bank Examiner Hepburn was very strong in his remarks concern ing the manner in which the steal was concocted. He said it was the course is left for me? Way, only this; I must wait for the vast concourse of people to assemble, and then co before them and explain the reason of your non-appearance. I shall have to make a clear statement of the case, and say that you have refused to act because there were some slight discrepancies and irregularities in £he rehearsal. The public are, you kp w. quite unreasonable when thtiT diversion is checked and it is likely that they will be indignant at the disappointment, failing to see the reason as clearly as vou may have done. Now, consider for a moment. Under these circumstances will it not be more magnanimous in you to overlook the shortcomings and go on with the rehearsal. “He paused for a moment anti said: ‘I will not go back to the rehearsal I am too much excited, and my presence on the stage now will only make matters worse; but if ytu wiil see thai details are attended to. I will act to-night.’ “I promised to do so. and we parted I was only too glad to get rid of him on those terms, in his then intemperate state of mind. I went back to the stage and dismissed the rehearsal, cautioning the actors to do what they could to render the night’s performance creditable. I now began to hunt up the delinquent and frightened property man, lake Search—an appropriate name for a fellow who needed so much looking after—and discovered him hiding under a pile of old scenery. Is he gone? said Search ‘Yes.’ I answered, but he will return to-night; so see that your properties are in good condition, or he will be the death of you.’ “The night came ant matters pro pressed favorably until the council scene. One of the characters here, being overcome with nervousness, reversed his questions to Metamora, giving the wrong lines, and of course receiving an absurd answer. The audience, reccg nizing the confusion of the dia’ogu*. began to laugh, and of course this made maters woree. The act terminate* with the Indian's great speech. ‘From the east to the west, from the north to the soutn. the loud cry of vengeance shall be heard,' and here he hurls his knife into the center of the stage, where it quivers a dtfiancs as the curtain falls. In Irs anger and excitement the blade failed to stick in the stage and bounded into the orchestra, the handle hitting the double bass player on the top of the head, which was as innocent of hair as a bil-liad bail, so as the curtain came down the old fellow as Slumping about and rubbing his bald pate to the delight of the audience. “I realized now that the storm had burst in earnest, and that a total wreck would soon follow. Knowing that I could not avert the catastrophe, aud having no desire to face the tragedian’s wrath, like a politic but disloyal captain I deserted the ship and went in front to see it go down Byron says of a battle, ‘Oh, what a sight to him who h^s no fr eud or br thcr there!’ to which Prentice adds, ‘and 13 not there himself,’ The latter was now my case I was not there mf self, and I did not intend to be, so from the secure corner of an upper private box I watched the progress of the most disastrous performance I had ever seen “As the curtain rises on the last act the tribe cf^Metamora should rush through the woods as their leader calls them, but by this time the braves were so frightened teat they had become de moralized, and a3 the foremost rushed through the opening in the woods his loDg how got crosswise between two trees. This not only precipitated the redskin over it, but the entity tribe fol lowed, tumbling head over heels into the middle of the stage. I trembled now, lest the ‘big Injua’ would refuse to put in an appearance At last, to my relief, the audience quieted down and Forrest trode upon the stage If I remember the story, at this point Metamora’s wife and chile zen had been stolen away and murdered. His pathos was fine, and by his magnificent acting he reduced his audience to attention and enthusiasm. A'l L LEANDER ANDERSON SHOOTS ANNA CARLSON FOR REEUSINS RIM. He Then Commits Suicide—A Bloody Riot at a Ranging—Several Fatal Railroad Accidents—The Day*s Crimes and Other News* scandalous case of bank ^cckin^well, end I looked for history of the city. The Sixth National had been a gilt edged institution, and only a week ago its surplus amounted to $500,000. He still held the opinion the depositors would not lose anything. United States marshal and deputies are out to-night with warrants to errest a number of persons whose names have not been given up At a late hour George H. Pell was arrested. a receiver appointed. Steubenville, Ohio, Jan. 30 —The filing of a petition to day asking for a receiver for the Spalding Iron works at Brilliant, caused a s naation. The petition charges the managers with gross mismanagement, selling at a loss, etc A receiver was appointed. Business men here express surprise that this was done without hearing the other side It is generally thought that the concern is financially embarrassed, FUBIOUa FORREST. A Col Dont* of Profowor Kart Mar/:, Moaten! Director. Cleveland, Jan. 30.—Professor Kart Merz, director of the musical depart ment of Wooster University, died to-day of grippe.    _ MRS. JOSEPH KENNEDY. Special to Tn Hawk-Byi. Kossuth, lo., Jan. 30.— Mrs. Joseph Kennedy, of this place, died yesterday morning after a brief illness. She had a light attack of influnza, then took a relapse, which soon resulted in her death. She leaves a hatband and seven children. The funeral services were held in the home to-day, conducted by Rev. Littlejohn, of Linton, pastor of the Covenanter church of which Mrs. Kennedy was a member. DEATH OF W. W. KNAPP. Mason City, lo., Jan. 30.—A dispatch has just reached here conveying the »ad intelligence of the death at Baton, New Mexico, of Mr. W- W. Knapp. He has for years been a resident of Mason City and was one of the most prominent citizens. He has held high official positions in city, county and state. Ckmrloo A CU I. tv r •oil* Im* G Dubuque, lo., Jan. 30.—A wrestling    _ match, catch-as catch-can, for $100 aside I Mont this disorder. tool Experience la th* Life of «M*Gr«at Ira«*dl*an* The February Century will have a chapter for Joseph Jefferson’s autobio graphy, in which he will give some recollections of Edwin Forrest. From ad Vance sheets of this article we quote the following—an amusing illustration of Forrest’s ungovernable temper: At the conclusion of the Richmond engagement,” writes Mr. Jefferson, “the company journeyed to Washington, where we were to open with Forrest as Metamora—a character that he detested, ancl one that the public admired. For rest was always in a state of intense irri tation during the rehearsal and perform ante of this drama Irregularities that he would have overlooked under ordinary circumstances, were now magnified to an enormous size, so that when he donned the buckskin shirt and stuck the hunting knife of the American savage in his wampum belt, he was ready to scalp any offending actor who dared to cross his path The copper colored liquid with which he stained his cheeks might literally have been called ‘war paint.’ At the rehearsal the poor property man, old Jake Search, got into adreadfu state of nervousness, and everything went wrong. The tragedian naturally held me, as stage manager, responsible for these accidents, particularly as the unlucky Jake would conceal himself be hind set pieces, or mysteriously d isappear through traps as each mishap occurred. In the midst of this dreadful confusion, principally brought about by his own ill humor, Forrest turned on me. saying that he would not act that night, and strode out of the theater. I hurried through the front of the house, and heading him off in the alley addressed him, as nearly as I can remember, in the following words: Mr. Forrest, before you decide upon this step iet me state an important fact that perhaps has not crossed your mind He saw I was in earnest, and stopped short to listen, as I resumed : “Mr. Ford the manager, is absent, so I must take his responsibility to the public on myself The blunders on the stage this morning have been unfortunate, perhaps culpable, but you must pardon me for saying that your excited manner and somewhat unreasonable dewiMift* have contrinuted not a little to confuse the company and But be that Sioux City, Jan. 30.—This evening Leander Anderson, aged twenty-six, shot and killed Anna Carlson, aged sixteen, and then suicided. The girl had refused to accept the attentions of Anderson, who was madly in love with her. Negro** and Whit** Kb coco ta a SfeootiBK Matin**. Macon, Ga., Jan. 30.— Seven thousand people, mostly negroes, gathered yesterday at Morgan to witness an execution, which was postponed In the afternoon a riot began between the whites and blacks, caused by a drunken negro striking a white child. Many shots were fired and one man was fatally and three others seriously wounded. Several negroes were wounded, but none killed. Aa Ibmdi Mon Shoot* Himself Wyoming, Jan 30.-0. M. Watson, an old and highly respected citizen, and for many years connected with the mercantile interests of this place, took his life by shooting himself through the head Monday afternoon. Mr Watson hss been laboring under a strong hallucination for more than a year, and his friends have been fearful of the act that ended hi« life. Funeral Wednesday at 3 o’clock. Rev Ansel Bronson preaching the sermon._ Fir*, Doeth and Murder. Council Bluffs, Jan. 80 —Dr. Donald Macrae's new residence was damaged $1,000 bv fire this morning. John T Baldwin, one cf our oldest citizens, formerly a leading republican but in later years a mugwump, died last nub! of heart failure. Robe” Philips stabbed Monday at the town o? Manawa, died last Dight. His assailant, Frank Kane, is under arrest. _ A Murderer captured Denver Colo., Jan 30—Officers from Lincoln, Nebraska, to-day arrested Charles Williams aa he was alighting from a train from Salt Lake City. Williams is wanted in Fredonia, Ohio, for the murder of William McClain, a farmer. He is aho wanted in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, for safe blowing. Sentenced for Murder. Peoria. Jan. 30,—On the third trial, John J Farrh was to-day sentenced to twenty five years for the murdor of Stephen McGee in 1887. A Kitti Wreck. Plaquemtrr, La., Jan. 30 —A Texas Pacific freight train was wrecked and burned this morning. The conductor and engineer were killed and two trainmen hurt. _ Two Train* Coll id*. Memphis Jan. 40 —Two Iron Mountain and Kansas City trains collided this morning. One trainman’s leg was broken and the passengers were badly shaken up- _ Flour nill nomad. Minneapolis, Jan. 80 —The Journal’s Vermillion, South Dakota, special says: The Donahue & Henderson flour mill here was burned this morning. The lots is $15,000. There is no insurance. ward to a nappy termination of the play, which I was thankful .to know had nearly reached its climax “A funeral pile of burning fagots was brougat on. at which some pale face was to be sacrificed. The two Indians in charge of the mysterious looking article set it down ro unsteadily that a large sponge, satuated with flaming alcohol, tumbled off and rolled down the stage, caving a track of fire in its wake. ‘Put out!’ said Forrest, ‘put it out!’ where upon the two Indians went down on their knees and began to blow alternate y in a seesaw way, singeing each other’s eyebrows at every pull. The audience could not stand this comical picture, and began to break forth in laughter. ‘Let the tneatre burn!’ roared Forrest. “At last one tall Indian, supposed to be second in command, majestically waved off the two who were blowing and stamped his foot with force and dignity upon th? flaming sponge, a wmch a perfect fountain of burning alcohol spouted up his leather legs He caught fire, tried to put himself out rubbing and jumping about frantically, and at last danced off the stage in the most comical agony. Forrest made a furious exit; the curtain was dropped, aud tile public, in perfect good nature, dispersed I mingled with the crowd ss it went forth, and I never saw an adi ence, at the end of a five act comedy, wreathed in such smiles.” has been made between Joe Higgins, of | Chicago, and Charles Greene, champion of England*. The match takes place at J the Athletic clnb rooms Monday evening. Headache, Neuralgia, Dizziness, Her? camass, Spasms, Sleeplessness, cured bv Dr. MJtoe’ Narvhae. Samples fuss at J i BL - as it may, there is another and still more important matter to consider. Every seat in the theatre is taken for to-night; the audience will crowd the boose in expectation of a great dramatic treat, to which they hero been looking forward for some time. ‘ If yon decline to act, and so break your contract with the public, wha* A Very LIT* Ola Man. John G. Whittier, who is now eighty two years old, is about the liveliest man of his generation. He is vigorous both in body and mind, and can do as good work as ever. His last poem, “The Cap tain’s Well,” which he wrote for the New York Ledger, in his eighty-second par, is ore of the strongest most beau tifuL and most finished productions that ever r ame frrm his pen. Mr. Whittier, in sending “The Captain's Well'' to the Ledger, wrote to the publishers of that paper that it would probably be the last poem he would ever write; but we hope that in this he was mistaken. The vener able poet did not fix any price upon “The Captain’s Well,” but left the re muneration to Messrs. Robert Bonner’s Sons, and they sent him a check for a thousand dollars, Such unusual liber ality tousled th* old man deeply; especially because (as he characteristically wrote; it enabled him to give more than he had hoped to be able to bestow upon certain charitable enterprises that were near to his heart. It is seldom that so modest, peaceful and useful a life as John G Whittier's is lived upon this earth, and millions of the aged poet’s admirers and friends are gratified to know that there is good promise that his life may be yet spared for jt^ny years. Pertinent ASTI**. Burlington Free Pre**. Professor—“Well, Roberta, have you selected your subject for sophomore ex. yet?” Sophomore—“Yea, sir.” Professor—“That s good. Now let me give you a piece of advice. Whatever your subject if, let it become for the next two months a part of you. Saturate yourself with it.” Sophomore—“Yes, sir. Thank you, sir.” Professor-“By the way, may I ask what your subject is ?’ ’ Sophomore—“ ‘Alcohol and Insanity,* sir” _ —Isn’t Madge a wonderful girl?” “What can she do?” “Do* Why, she can wear an eighteenth corset on a twenty-six-inch waist” —Time___ Sick headache is readily cured by Hood’s Sarsaparilla, which tones and regulates the digestion, and creates an appetite. Northwestern Lambira** Meet. Minneapolis Minn., Jan 30—Yesterday afternoon about two hundred of the retail lumbermen of the northwest held the preliminary session to the first annual meeting of what they decided to call tho Northwestern Lair berm en’s association. 44 An £ (fictional* Hun ” Pm I. ads lphi a, Jan. 30 —The Press cabled its London correspondent to ask Parnell about the reported destitution of his mother Parnell could not be seen, but his solicitw-said: “Parneif doesn’t care to discuss this story. It is con stantly cropping up. He is an affectionate son and that is enough for the American people to know.” New Yort’a Fair HIH Albany, Jan. 30 —The world’s fair bill, as amended by the senate yesterday, came up in • e assembly this afternoon, and af'er a long debate, the adding twenty-two names to the list commissioners, was stricken out and th* bill passed. The bill wa® immediately sent over to the senate and was at once taken up by that body. The democrats favored its immediate passage as it stood, but the republicans insisted on the amennment being again added and the appointment of a conference committee. MI** DialiBd Arrive* New Yoke, Jan. 27 —The Canard steamer Rothnia was sighted off Sandy Hook st 10.28 this morning. Miss Bis-land, the competitor of Nellie Blv in the race around the world, ie on board. Miss Bis!and was delayed in Europe on account of having missed a steamer wou.d have brought her to New York acme time earlier, and was obliged to take the Bothnia. Gibbon* Growing W< Chicago. Jan 30 —Bob Gibbon’s condition this morning is critical and he ma., die at any moment. Mrs. Gibbons said to a reporter that she thought her husband had grown weaker during the night. ‘Should my husband die,” said Mrs, Gibbons, “I shall take out a warrant and prosecute Cap!. Hchuettler for murder.” Hchuettler is suffering cmeiderably from the beating and kicking administered by Gibbons. He is under a physician’s care.    ____ MINOR NEWS. The directors rf the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific road have declared a dividend of four per cent payable February I t There has been a big decrease in the death rate in Chicago, and the health commissioner is hopeful that the “la grippe” epidemic is about over. ^George Tabier, a negro, was hanged at Fort Smith, Arkansas, at eleven o’clock yesterday for the murder cf Irwin Richardson, another negro, last September. Joseph Daniels, the escaped Quincy prisoner, who was captured near Hamilton and was badly frozen while at liberty, will lose several toes and th* tips of two or three fingers on hit right hand, It is stated that twenty-eight freight and passenger conductors on the Hana! bal and St. Joe railroad are to be discharged at the end of the month by re* son of revelations made recently by spotter*. At Hopkinsville, Kentucky, a J* awarded $15.OGO damages to Wit Kauffman in his suit against the Ll Ville & Nashville railroad col Kauffman had his leg crushed boti two cars, and the limb had to be tated. At Middlesborough, Kentucky, calling himself C. L Payton abd from Texas, victimized several and real estate firms out of over on forged drafts last Thursday facts have just leaked played the tame d*yor ;

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