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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - February 4, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                THE BURLINGTON ESTABLISHED TUESDAY FEBRUARY Paves 15 CENTS DEiWSAWtMORK SECBETABY TBACFE WIFE AMD B1DBHTEE COHBMEDIHTHEIEBBBIM Secretary Barely Ser vant Boraxti to a Members of the Family Ser iously Injured by proved to be the was out and I went BACK IBTO THE SMOKE AND REE again and found Mist Marie As I caught hold of flesh came off the boned I got her but she was at the solicitation of visited the undertaking establishment and identified Miss TracyHa made a hurried examination and found aba died from Tracy was found to have died from a rapture of blood The fatalities caused by the fire at the Tracy home stead are as follows wife of the secretary died of Miss youngest daughter of the secretary burned to a French maid burned to Those hurt were Secretary elder daughter the Miss Alice daughter the The injured are suffering severely from shock and nervous of of A terrible cal amity visited the household of Secretary Tracy this whereby three per sons lost their lives and three others were badly It is impossible now to state the exact The house is a threestory and basement situated on I street be tween Connecticut avenue and Seven teenth and has recently undergone A gentlemen who saw the fire said the building seemed to be a mass of burning from every jamfollowed scream from the in terior of the Only a few peo ple were pasting at the and they seemed The engines soon You know the AHOXHK1S ike Beeete extensive ing the house at seven Persons pass oclock this morning saw smoke issuing from the front windows and at onoe raised the alarm of The fire and police de partments responded The premises almost completely con cealed by the dense which was thickened by a heavy fog which j list It was soon discovered that TECH HOUSE WAS ALL ABLAZE INSIDE and that the main stairway was thus cutting off communication with the sleeping apartments on the second and third Several streams of water were thrown on the flames and every ef fort was made to check the A scene of the wildest confusion en sued when it was known that all the members of the family were in the The firemen behaved like heroes in tbe emergency and went through fire and smoke searching for them in the different the secretary and Miss Wilmerding forced their way through the blinding smoke and jumped from a second story front w i Ladders were raised for but in their excitement they failed to see Wilmerding broke her wrist and WAS 8EVBRKLY Her daughter was badly injured about the lower but broke no Bath suffered severely from the They were at once taken to the residence of Baxter near by and restoratives While this scene was being enacted in front of the house firemen were engaged in removing others members of the fam ily from the Tracy endeavored to escape the raging element by dropping herself from the bed room ana in the effort to decrease the distance to the ground gratpud a narrow stone window sill and lowered herself as far as she was Those who saw her in this perilous posi tion shouted to her to hold but either she did not hear or HER STRENGTH FAIIXU for after thus hanging a moment be twcon life and death she fell forty feet to the ground before anything could be done toward rescuing lieving her She her or re immediately taken to the house of Doctor Bbiem and placed upon a lounge in the sitting She was perfectly and did not seem to suffer Occasional she complained of oppression in the neigh borhood of her head and found difficulty in She talked coughed slightly and then became The physicions looked at each other sig MBS TRACV WAS DEAD The immediate cause of her death was supposed to be from in juries to her sustained in the from the which flooded her lungs with It is said that had she delayed her move ments a couple of ladders and other means of safe escape would have been at Her body was soon re moved to the residence of Attorney Gen eral Miller on Massachusetts Almost at the same time two bodies were taken from the burning ONE WAS THE SECRETARYS Miss a young and the other was that of the French That of the former was found by Chief Parish lying on the floor in the second floor hall at the head of the She had evidently died from The chief arms lifted her lifeless body in although the stair bis another sc count of the fire it is stated that soon after the flames were discovered at the Tracy residence two male servants were seen to emerge from the front door and run for their The fire gained bead way and although the fire department responded promptly the residence was enveloped in flames when they Secretary and Tracy occupied the back room on tbe second Mrs it is was first awakened by tbe suffocating Secretary Tracy was at the time and with heroic devotion at tempted to drag the inanimate body of the secretary to the In this she partially HALF DAZED Aim BLINDED by smoke she opened the window and just as tbe firemen were putting up the ladder to rescue her she leaped to the She was picked up severeiy injured internally and with a broken and taken to a neighboring house where she died within an hour without recovering conscious The ladder which would have saved Tracys had she waited but a was soon placed under the window and strong hands lifted the body of Secretary Tracy through it and carried him to the side The secretary was at first thought to be but it was discovered that a spark of life yet He was removed to the residence of Ban croft near and at eleven oclock was reported as though at that time he had not gained Miss the secretarys unmarried occupied the third story front room and MET A HORRIBLE The young lady could be seen at the clad in a white her hands in the attitude of prayer and her face unlif ted to The flames gradu ally hemmed her in and she finally sank to the and when found her re mains were a charred The French met a similar fate in an adjoining room where her charred and blackened remains were Secretary Tracys married and her Miss occupied the second story front room on the same floor with the secretary and Both she and her daughter FROM WINDOWS to the grass terrace and while the shock to both was neither re ceived any apparent The bodies of Tracy and Miss Tracy have been removed o the resi dence of Attorney General and Miss Wilmerding are at but during the be taken to the residence of Senator All around the burned residence great crowds congregated as soon as the news spread and have remained all during the President Harrison as soon as he heard of the calamity sent help from the execu tive mansion and followed himself to in quire what assistance he could Members of the cabinet with whom Sec retary Tracy was very were among the first to They all placed their respective residences at the disposal of the afflicted As soon as Secretary Tracy can be moved with safety he will be taken to the executive UCRKXABV to Hta Twrtkla who is one of the physicians in attend ance upon Secretary said this afternoon that the secretary was getting along very and that the only dan gernowtobe feared is that the smoke in his lungs will cause The he was bearing up brave ly in bis great His greatest anxiety was in regard to his and the first words uttered by him on regain ing consciousness wat to urge them to save her SAVE HER SAVE HER he cried and then relapsed in to a state of It lasted a short time and he again called out to the and save doctors to leave him He subsequently in quired for his and told the doctors that Finally it was best course the would the must be concluded that the was be brought it safely out into the It is said Miss Tracy could have saved herself if her strength bad held out a few minutes Of the French maid little is known save that her dead body was found in her room on the top floor of the burned be yond The bodies of Miss Tracy and the maid wen taken to an undertakers establishment intheviein Secretary Tracy himself had a most wonderful and is BOW lying in a precarious coadisioa at the residence of Judge Like tbe others he was OVERCOME IX HIS SLEEP by smoke which filled the bouse aad ren dered bun Be was discov ered in this condition aad with difficulty was removed to one of the wiadows Cries for a ladder wen quickly answered and many willing bands wenraisadto assist him to tbe He was at oaoe removed to a Bjighbora was soon surrounded by The doctors applied artificial to iadnce thenspintion ead saooseded afteraa hours work f consciousness to remove him to Jndge He improved elowlyfrom andaoonregaiaed ooaacki friends wboiaoaind IE hkt AmnsjgtheflHl the presMentwioepresJosBt eeveral members of the osbiaet is sjithheld from him for thepreseat be was suffering own The be to tell him terrible suspense might retard his president was with She told me eftesward she Bhe fell into the ana almost touching me in her swift was on the ground STRUCK OS EBB LOT No save a little incoherent mur came from bar I picked her up and carried her into Rhiems To those who wen admitted to view the destruction of the bed room which had been occupied by Secre tary and Tracy was tbe principal point of interest It is the rear room on the second floor and must have been a beautiful Everything is black and soaked with wateTandthe room is on HUGE On the the floor in the central front was the room occupied last night by Miss This was a ruin of the most thorough description charred in every ceiling gone and doors burned out Cinders ankle deep covered the and what the flames had spared was destroyed by THE FIRE ORIOnf ATED IS THE PARLOR near an open flreplac whether it originated from the grate or a heating is not The furnace is in the basement directly beneath when the fin started and pixies leading to the upper stories psss In the rear of the The firemen generally think the woodwork caught fire from the heated THE REXAIRg OF AND MISS TRACT have been placed in caskets and repose in the center of the east room of the White House beneath the crystal chande whose light less than a week ago shone upon them as they gayly greeted their numerous friends at the last presi dential The bodies were brought to the White House at six oclock by order of the who has also taken charge of whatever ARRANGEMEHTS FOB THE FUNERAL that is necessary to make at present The final arrangements will not be made until the arrival of Secretary Tracys son and General his brotherin who an expected The injured an The president visited Secretary Tracy again this evening and found him re gaining though still hardly able to realize the great loss he has sus of WASmNBTOZC NKWS BldMt DanaMar Secretary Alice Cop the eldest daughter of Secretary who bad been seriously ill for several days past with brain the result of an attack of la died at the Blaine mansion at five oclock Sun day Tbe funeral services will take place from Matthews church on Tuesday morning at 1030 The of interment has not yet been tely determined but it is ex pected that it will be at Oak Hill ceme this Thomas Sherman will Cardinal Gibbons will as sist at the Tbe death of Coppinger was not K gnat a shock to the family as that of her because for nearly the whole week her life has been despaired and they have watched each fearing that it might be her last As may well be both the secretary and Blaine an sorely and feel that they have had more than their share of sorrow and bereavement THE MORMON TEST The supreme court of the United States today ren dered an opinion affirming the constitu tionality of the EdmundsTucker Idaho test intended to prevent Mormons from THE TRIP The trip of the president and cabinet to New York to attend the centennaryof the organiza tion of the supreme court of the United States has been abandoned on account of deaths in the families of Secretaries Blaine and THE SENATE Immediately after the reading of the journal Cameron announced the recent deaths in tbe families of the two mem bers of the cabinet and moved an ad which was agreed to unani IHOCUTS IHEW1HQE ffl THE RiTOIiL They Are Compelled to Wve in to the Kaliag They Came Out in aCvenlar Stat Their the house the journal having been read in extensoatthe demand of the of and Mo of wen upon their the former with a motion to correct the onrnal and the latter with a motion to pprovethat document The speaker recognized but tubse on OFeralls statement tat he was acting in good he rec ognized that who stated the onrnal contained no reference to the act that the speaker Saturday last would ot allow him to read the evidence in the action case as part of his The peaker said that that was not exactly in ie form of a ruling but that the journal ouldbe amended to show the fact McKinley then demanded the pre ous question on his motion to approve the The vote yeas 54 nays the speaker entered upon ie journal the names of a dozen demo rats present and not He then eclared the previous question On the motion to approve the journal the same practive the demo refraining from voting and the motion was carried by a vote of yeas ays The SmithJackson contested election was then resumed after the speaker ad refused to entertain dilatory mo of was recog izedto continue his argument in sup ort of the claims of the contestee in the ImithJackson After arguing tbe OFarrall said s did not believe the time had yet come and God grant it might never hen the American people would tolerate itocratic whether wielded by he president or by the speaker of the He protested sgainst this cruel and wicked and unconstitutional viola on of the rights of the Let go out and let all give ar to the declaration that of a necessity ie tyrants plea was offered as tbe only xcuse for this unprecedented and unconstitutional proceeding of him ho for a brief season would preside ver the deliberation of this He aid brief for as sure as the sense of judgment still dwelt in the reast of American as sun ss the tizenfi of this land wen still jealous of ieir rights and looked with alarm on te slightest encroachment upon nst so sure would the democrats return o power in the fiftysecond and then would be no autocrat r dictator occupying the speakers IOWA Fax Special to Tan The following an the postoffice changes in Iowa during the week ending February 1890 Elmont Linn Beth postmaster Ap panoose James E Goodhue Little Chickasaw For rest Sanborn May OeceoJa John Discontinued Palo Alto Postmasters Pot tawattamie Thomas Flood Page Baynes Mifls Sawyer Decatur Benjamin Kir by Lucas Steams Page John nsslarei The supreme court of the United States today ren dered an opinion affirming the constitu tionality of the test intended to prevent Mormons from him at the and it was from his lips that be learned the sad news that his wife and daughter wen The bla was a terrible but be stood it with and soon after fell into a rest less Wales said that the sec retarys breath was still saturated with the smoke be bad but then was A BLOW AND STEADY IMPROVEMENT in his general symptoms The president and Half ord remained at the house until late in tbe The presi dent suggested that the secretary be re moved to tbe white but the phy sicians advised against any disturbance for fortyeight They thought he would be strong enough for removal at that The president also suggested that the bodies of Tracy and Miss Tracy be taken to the white and that the funeral take place from trial of the suit for libel brought by Pamell against the Times was to bave begua but when the case was counsel aa nonnoed that the suit had beea compro the Times paying Paruell pounds The withdrawal was also announced of the action brought by Henry Camp Pamells private against the Times for damages for statements affecting Campbell and made by Attor counsel for the in the an aaa SEonsaaen inrestorimg him to atmi It was thought safe Imto Jndce Davis regard to ofthose the secretarys said I sleep in the basement sad this morning I got up about Then was BO smaO of fire and no appearance of At about seven oclock I started to dean my dining when then was a nag and when I answered oolored man said BOOB m OM RBB at once I rushed pstabs to the although the kmockinc etartsdto I fan three tat finally cot to the I enmdtottei oar ao as to General in his speech ODonnell against proprietor of and for charm the and for charges plaintiff in an editorial published by that paper in The announcement o the result of the acttoas caused a tion in the court It is stated that wffl pay Campbell meeting an cons of his JILTED A heartlem Priaoe AlexaaderjOledthePrlEceBi Victoria so craePyshehai bseosai so soared that the Impeiui William sterliat yearly la ifsswwfflresidVoutSf Frederick k abo Tracy WES et thewmdowsmiwhileafewof BS who AT IT ef said tor the diatribe gentlemen froa Vir it might be well to consider the nestion before tbe bouse involving the ght of a member to his seat He then roceeded to present the claims of Con itant After arguing npport of tbe defended the emocratic party in attempting to post jxrae the consideration of the case and rgued that it was perfectly proper for it a seek protection under a code of of advocated the aims of the constant and of those of the West while not addressing himself especially to thecon iderationof the election case made an entirely goodhumored speech in criti cism of the recent rulings of the speaker elicited gnat applause and laugh ter from both sides and the speaker could not himself repress an occasional Wilson said he could BOW toll what the parliamentary law The eneral parliamentary law made it possi Ie not only for a oneeyed man to be but for him to be at an advan especially if the blind eye happened o be toward the side of the bouse when he minority sat In the new era under he general parliamentary law the lobbyist would not be obliged to go around and give checks to individual The peaker passed the speaker ap irovedofthe journal and the lobbyist rould not bother with but see tbe At the conclusion of Wilsons remarks the question recurred on ordering tbe invious question on tbe adoption of the eport of tbe committee en ant t was 106 This is the first time since the meeting of congress that the republicans bave tad a quorum aac the result wss received with The only ab sentoers on the republican side wen Jaswell and both of whom an Four roll calls wen required on the seating of tbe but at tbe end be was declared entitled to the seat by a vote nays amid republican Smith appeared aad took the oath of whereupon Springer sar casticaHy inquired whether this was the troper time to make a motion to ffith a similar intonation of sarcasm the speaker replied ia the affirmative sad the muse accordingly THB DEMOCRATIC address to the country explaining the position of the democratic members of the has beea pnpand by exSpeaker Car lisle and wul be signed by all tbe demo cratic members The address ia part Although nearly two months has elapsed since the committee rales has beea it made no report yet except partial made on the aiath of Deosss beTaEd eoEMfimttar the has without aay rule or except that of the geBeralpsillimeatarylaw strned by the The house of lemeseatstlves has b ofnpteBBBtativsaheabesBduriBg s sad stm so far as the all thk aad rales for ia pndasly popular mad ia which iheotately control all that ia the be it by of roles it if they could OB Bad aad OB the the ran refniaed from basalt was that less thaa acoastitu But the mvJolBtioaaf the uniform praeteof IBS for more thaaa osatury pro to count the members who were but not aad declared had decided to take the From this deeisiOB an appeal i i aad OB amotion to lay the appeal oa the table the yeas aad nays were aad less thaa a quorum bat the speaker agaia counting the motion agreed aad his roBag thereby The constitution of the United States provided a majority of each house constitute a quorum to do but a smaller num ber may adjourn from day to day aad may be authorized to compel the at tendance of absent members ia such a aad under such penalties as each onse may provide Another clause of the constitution requires each house to a journal of its proceedings aad provides when onefifth of the it desire the yeas and nays shall be taken oa aay question and entered on the Since the of the government under the more than a hundred yean the house of representatives aai te senate has uniformly construed the rst clause of the constitution quoted wve to mean that a majority of all the memberselect must be present and actually participating in the transaction f and that whenever pon a call of yeas aad nays appeared from the hich is the paly official less than a constitutional quorum has voted n any the vote was nullify and no further business could be done til the nquisite number appeared and In order to secure certainty and ability in the administration of the it is a rule in our jurisprudence that when a particular construction the constitution or statute has teen for a long time acquiesed not only by those whose duty it is to xetute it but also by those whose per onal and property rights are affected by the courts will recognize it as a true Even if this was the riginial it would not be diffl ult to show that the practical onstrnction of the constitution hich has pnvsiled in the house and senate for over a hundred yean is the correct Speaker Reed himself hen in the minority on the floor of the onse stated the true meaning and true hilosophy of the constitution when be aid The constitutional idea of a norum is not the presence of a majority all members of the but a ma ority of membeis present and par cipating in the business of the It is not their visible but their judgment and votes hich the constitution calls Gea ral Robesonaad other eminent npubli have taken the same the present speaker n ndiatedtbis settled construction of the we consider it our as part of the representatives of the to make protests in very form available to us un er the We an not ontending for the right of the minority o govern as the supporters of the peaker have endeavored to make the ountry on the we an enying the right of the minority to ect members from their or to asalaws for the government of the Under the constitution a ma ority of the members of the house con titnte a quorum to do business sad we an simply insisting that less than majority shall not do We an contending that the majority shall take be which properly be ongs to and shall come into the ouse and vote if they desire to control he Ana we are protesting sgainst their right to carry their measures by counting us when we do not The claim of the ma ority that they have a right to govern he house without attending its and taking part in the conduct of its is too preposterous to require Mffl Film i EBBL SHOT DEAD BY 8SH8ELOWL Tbe FtBite ef a Brunkea Har der at CUatoaThe Sltaation at Dei Moiaeg UnchangedOtter Items from Bstolal to T man named JOBS Farmer was shot aad instantly killed this afternoon by George Lowe at fifteen miles south of The shooting was the result of a drunken row between the two men who an both considered tough Farmer shot at Lowe three times with a revolver without when Lowe seized a shot run loaded with buckshot and shot Farmer in the killing him One of the revolver bullets hit a but luckUv it struck a button aad did no Lowe surrendered to an officer immedi ately after the The row oc curred in the business part of town and created gnat excitement The coroner from Atlantic has been IN THK I abDut prohibitioa sad to en list aUdaseta of people ia the good When men quit drinking liquor tfcebusi aesswiU cease to be sad pro hibitory laws will be much more efflca CmBEMBciag today MBrphy will be a week at FromOotamjhe noes to Red Oak for a theaeeto aad from Oseeola be wffl return to Cnstonfor a few days to hold a jubi lee meeting and start the Work He wffl probably hold meetings also at DM Council aad other large cities of the All these meet ings are held under the auspices of the Womaas Christian Temperance which seems to realise the necessity of making a strong effort to stem the tide of intemperance in Nwnkmr of Fain Spatial to Tan the num ber of pain was something alarming in the The committee having the matter in charge said then was not a quorum in because 10 many of the members wanted to go home over Sun During voting Saturday the vote wss only so it was not at all hard to reduce the number below which is the regular number required for a quo But today they were on to such an extent that there was a larger vote than on Not many seats wen vacated and these were so because to be They for their difficult the members had in ready work of voting Then and began to be it disposition on tbe part of a gnat many of the members to force the attendance up to the full limit and keep it there until one party will wear Of course when any member is sick he will not be forced to be present according to the regular pairing but some will be very careful about making any pairs for men During the first roll call close attention was there being very little restlessness mani fested aaywben in but often the result 30 to was announced the same old feeling took possession of everybody and the third week of the deadlock was ia with as good a prospect of remaining as any which had preceded The vote showed the number of pairs to be which is something of an improvement over last S1XTKKNTH CONTXBT Of UBlvenlty OratwsesU Iowa Cltf Special to TUB night an at tentive and enthusiastic audience greeted the participants in the sixteenth annual contest of the University Oratorical as The orations were of the very highest order and are productions of the writers may well feel proud The orators who spoke last night were any one It must be evident to who understands the position taken by the democratic minority in the that it cannot possibly result in any injury to thecoua or ia any injustice to the ts only effect will be to compel the re publican majority elected by the people o assume the responsibility imposed upon On the other hand no one can foresee the evils that may result rom the inauguration of the practise jf counting votes not cast in order to make a Under it a minority of members elect to the house and senate may pass most tyrannical laws for the chosen from the the basis fourteen who first of the choice being A MVCBDXB AT Kills Wov Halls a railroad shot and killed James Rowan and badly wounded the latter s brother Jack Sunday The affair occurred at Pat MoNeelys sa ia the outskirts of tbe The murderer and the brothers wen together at the and in leaving the former missed hia gloves and accused the Row ans of stealing A row and Hallahan left He re turned hi a few moments with a aad as the brothers and two friends wen leaving announced bis intention of killing some and opened Tbe first shot The next struck Jack Rowan in the inflicting a wound which prostrated him and may prove James Rowan turned to when Halla tian brought him down with a bullet through the heart As he lay the murderer said Im sorry I shot ron and made his Hallahan is about five feet seven in smooth sandy and weighs 140 A MUNICIPAL Crenoac t onaetl Dunaads u of Offletal Special to Tn set of resolutions wen introduced in the city council meeting tonight demanded that the John turn over to the treasurer all moneys collected by n belonging to the city and case of his refusal to do this city attorney be instructed to bring suit compelling him to do Also that impeachment proceedings be insti tuted in case of big The resolu tion resulted in a tie The mayor casting the deciding vote ruling them out of Another set of resolutions were then de manding an investigation of the official acts of the This resulted in a The mayor voting for an investiga the proceedings will be commenced at The mayor has persistently re fused to turn over the city funds in his hands on the grounds that then is no city ordinance compelling him to do The affair has created intense excitement ia the the council chamber being crowded with A BAILBOiD yam B1VE3 WAY BRUI A FBE18HT Two Men lastontly Kffied eer PbBeoX JB His Cab WMfc Hto Head Above Water Slowly DyiBgvtber eveainc M an Indiana and Weetera freifat train started to go over the spaa ning the river at Bridge the first span suddenly gave precipitat ing the tender and three can iito the Fireman and Brake man Lewis were instantly The engineer was pinned in the cab wife his head jnst above FhyetciaBe have worked all night doing all they for Be is still alive bat there an no hopes of getting him The sari geons would rat hit legs off could they reach but account of the it is they art hot water and administering im hope possibly keeping him alive until something can be CMMraa a baker doing business at North Sixth poisoned some of his cake Saturday night to kill rats and sncceeaed in killing two Cora aad Aaaie The baker spread arsenic over hia cake and threw it on the floor near the The children went to the place on an and observinothe picked it up aad ate wen immediately taken sick and both died that Shietz was The neighbors assert that he bad threat ened the children of the neighborhood frequently for the inroads they have sur reptitiously made on his DICK HAWK8 WAS OH the relative merits of the orations as to thought aad The following j udges marked the orations and composition on thought Iowa City Marion and Joe Iowa In or der that an orator and two delegates for the state contest might be the following named gentlemen marked the competitors delivery only Ben Brooklyn Cedar and Captain Iowa The following gives the of the six orators and the subjects Twrtkw intermitent en forcement of the prohibition law has been resumed in this Eleven peti tions have been filed for injunctions against The attorney for the prosecution says injunction proceed ings will be instituted against the viola tors of the law in He says he represents a number of persons pos sessed of abundant means and who are determined that tbe prohibitory law shall be enforced in He threatens that unless there is a radical reform within a week he will bring criminal proceedings against the police for neglect of duty and with a view of having them removed from the Chief of Police Trimble laughs at the threats and says there will not be any radical reform of Keoknks be cause it isnt and if the attorney CE1M BUur 28ta su preme court of Alabama held a protract ed consultation Sunday on the applica tion for a rehearing in the case of Dick the wife and child who had been sentenced to hang in Bir mingham on the last day of this The court overruled tbe aa no new points were raised other thaa those alluded to in the forme of the court affirming the judgment of the criminal This leaves Hawea without hope and subject to the ment sentencing him to hang on A spring medicine is needed byev Winter largely consisting of salt meat and animal causes the liver to become disordered and the blood hence the necessity of a deaae iag The beat is AyersSana MOHTANAS JTJNDS ABB oppression nipt laws of for the and cor the spoliation of the mblic Whether so intended or its direct tendency is to break down tamers bentofore existing for the pro ection of a citizen against the encroach ments of Dower ead spoliation of the reaty by destroying the which the constitution has wisely im posed upon the legislative department institutions an made to restrain ma orities aad protect The ma ority ruling without limitations or re straint upon its is pun despot and is inconsistent with our system of government of their orations The Embodiment of Character in Walter Iowa Tbe Power of Willis Iowa The Great J Iowa Pontius Miss Roberta Iowa Oily Ed mund Harry Williams Iowa Individualism is Milford Fro longed applause showed the appreciation of the audience when the president of the oratorical association announced that first honors had been awarded to of Iowa second honors to Harry of Williams and the third prize to Cross of Everyone seems to be pleased with the decision and agree that the university has an orator who stands a good chance for first place in the state contest which be held February in Mt Nea Move to Form talemuw varioae appropriation funds in the hands of the state bave been practically ex except the stock stock sheep EM general The first of these is vasw There is about in each Of the two other stock aad the bal ance of cash in hand is to the general State Treasurer Hickman has IE formed United States Marshal that he will not allow any more biltefor the support of convicts until the legislE tnre makes the necessary This is a crisis in the situation of and it is thought it will have the effect of forcing the legislature to some measures this instituted proceedings meet the police will The BM ratewetl Xkeb OM IpeekUtelEB spite of the the old First United Presbyter ian church was crowded with people comingto witness aad take a pert ia the farewell services at this which has been the house of worship for this congregation for so many At 1030 the services began by aa The Lord is in His Holy Tem Prayer by the Thomas EL HaaaaT was fallowed by Beriptun leerons ead psalm Hntcaia of the offend aaother wkteh of preached the which was in nefitf a history Youag was the second pastor of thU aBdspwas seneeJaDy to prepare sad produce Iowa BapvvBM Special to THB Das court business Sickles Dallas Center from Dallas affirmed William John Gill Polk affirmed Bolton Hosice from Folk reversed Blackburn Fair Morse from Butler affirmed Bank of Monroe from Jasper coun affirmed Citizens Bank appellant from Polk TMTBD BY For Bronchial affvotUM BROWNS TBO have proved tbeir efficacy by a tott of i Price 26 Tmror m BevlMtf Coafwetm Chicago bytery this morning voted almost monsly in favor of a revision of the fession of AT Bveawellet IB PveklM the temperance evangelist was in Ores ton lecently shaking bands with bis nu merous Barly in the winter he came to Crestoa by invitation of the Wo mans Christian Temperance and his tea days crusade ia this city wss so successful that invitations poured in up OB him from all parts of the state and he has been actively at work in Iowa ever By the blessing of said Murphy to a correspondent at 1 have been enabled to do a marvelous work ia this The ball was set to roUiag at where twentyfive hnadnd people signed the among of the aoblest men I have ever met I went from Creston to Water At a biographica exawMorams WES preached by pastor of theBecoad aad then met with the tweatyflve hundred people signing the pledge By the I met there Govaraorelect who impressed me asevery At Cedar Rapids we had another grand revival of about two thfmrsn1 the At Waverly about anEdred at Cedar Falls nearly two at What Cheer twelve at Slgouraey eigb It is safe to say at my meetiags thus faria Iowa more thaa people have sigaed the Francis Murphy tomper aace pledge saddoaaedtheblue Do these signers include many hard drakenr the reporter vary lane said 1 have beea surprised ia towa I have visited at the M SpMlal to TBB 3 fire at Alex destroyed the Commer cial 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