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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - February 15, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                THE ESTABLISHED SATPBDAr FEBRUARY i FEW CHiMBEE THE PIOPOSD HEW CODE PISSES THE HODSE A Namfeer Bflte Pawed in the Catetraapeggiajc Tom Site Leea PensionsGeneral WaahiajrtoB 14 two dozen were present when the house met at eleven oclock in con tinumUon of Thursdays After several speeches in opposition to the new code of rules the session of Thursday ended and that of Friday The committee on the worlds fair reported and the report was ordered printed and The consideration of the Wlee was then proceeded of offered an amendment providing that when biU for an increaie of pension or for the granting of pen atons not formerly provided for U pend it shall be in order to offer an Amendment providing by taxation for payment J of opposed found that even with this defideaey ap propriation the expenditures woald ex ceed the aad the commis rioaer of waiting until after the present fiscal year had drew on the appropriation for the fiscal year and now running for almost to pay pension claims accruing daring the previous the effect being really to lenaa the appropriation for the pres ent fiscal year by an aaunut approxi mating THB G A HATIOHAL Senator Kvarts today introduced a bill authorizing the secretary of the interior to purchase five thousand copies of the historical book of known as IOWA F1BKB ilE BEfflmft ID BEE I9BOOBH DEMOCRATIC the National Roster of the Grand of the for which the bill appropriates The pur pose of the purchase is for the distri bution by senators and representatives of DM copy to each county library in the United states so it may be accessible to all The bill provides that the roster shall contain not less than names of exunion sailors and and the book must be approved by the secretary of the Secretary Noble today transmitted to the senate the draft of the bill prepared by Commissioner of the general land amending the second section of the act to reduce the expenses of the survey and sale of public The bill provides for a printed manual of in struction for the survey of public and special instructions for the surveyor which shall be taken and deemed to be a part of every for the surveying of pub lic The in transmit Important Givea OB by Captain HeadTie Attempt te Defeet Deed the declaring that its object was to bury all pension legislature in the of New contro verted this proposition and asserted that the democratic side of the house would be found true as steel to the real inter ests of the veterans of the but believed a tax should be placed especially for paying of was glad that his heinous amendment sprang from the brain of a gentleman trained in Indiana politics belonging to that class of men Who were peace men in war and war men in This proposition dis guised at it might be was intended to thwart any attempt to alleviate the con dition of soldiers by any further pension of in support ing the amendment expressed his belief that the soldiers did not demand extrava gance in the granting of Grosvenor followed Clements and strongly opposed the amendment and on a vote was nays Outhwaiteci motion striking out the clause constituting one hundred members a quorum in tie committee of the was He pointed out that rule which reads motions or propositions originating either in the house or would by im plication and against the constitution acknowledge the right of the senate to reoripinate the revenue He moved an amendment of which was the speaker stating there had been no intention on the part of the committee to make such acknowledge The motions by Crisp to strike out the clause conferring upon the speaker power to count a and by Mills to strike out the clause stating that no dilatory motions be entertained by the speaker were Five oclock having arrived the speaker stated tho previous question was ordered on the adoption of Springer inquired whether a motion to recommit whh instructions was in order and received a negative The rules were then adopted by a strict party yeas nays and the house THK A MBimbor of Bills Otkcr Bulnmi Attracted 14 number of bills were including the follow ing House hill for the relief of sufferers by the wreck of United States steamers at Samoa a bill appropriating for the relief of the Sionx Indians at Devils Lake North Dakota pro viding for an assistant secretary of war salary for the relief of soldiers or sailors who enlisted or served under assumed names to prevent the obstruction of navigable waters and to protect the works against tresspasa or injury to provide for the disposal of Fort Scdgwick military reser in the states of Colorado and to actual settlers under provi sions of homestead laws appropriating for s public building at Esu Olaireto prevent the introduction of contagious diseases from one state to an other the concurrent resolution for in ternational The bill to declare unlawful trusts and combinations in restraint of trade and production having been reached on the calendar ii was laid aside for the Altogether there were sixty bills After an executive session the senate adjourned sede that prepared by the general land office in THB COFTBI6HT The house judiciary committee today decided to report to the house for action the international copyright bill to be prepared by Representative Adams upon the basis of the provisions of the Breck inndge TOWHBIXE The secretary of the interior received from Indian Inspector Armstrong at South a telegram in which he says townsites locators and settlers are trespassing upon the sur veyed homestead lands occupied fay the Indians in the newly ceded territory and the Indians have asked The inspector says if the townsite squatters are promptly removed no trouble will re otherwise he fears conflicts Sec retary Noble has instructed the inspec tor to notify all persons interfering with Indian lands they remove there The military force at the fort will remain until these matters are A FLOKIDA Attorney General Miller today re ceived a telegram from Marshal at that Deputy Saunders was brutally assassinated at Gadsden yesterday aft where he had gone on official THK CONTESTED The house committee on elections at its meeting this morning disposed of three of the contested election seats be fore deciding to recommend the seat ing of two of the republican contestants and to allow the democratic member to retain his seat in the third contest Charles Emnry of Pennsyl to be envoy extraordinary and rainister plenipotentiary to Russia Fanner of to be secretary of the legation at Rio Post Winter set Jefferson THB i CAPITOL V DBS f It doesnt take long for the Iowa farmers to see through a scheme of the democratic and the latest one is getting pretty generally found out The state has been flooded with blank peti tions asking for the election of Larrabee ss United States senator as against Alli Some of the republicans have been led to act hastily in the have signed these petitions and have for warded them to the Their production here has caused some little and more adverse It was significant that most of them were given in by democratic and this has caused some suspicions as to who were the men pushing the As a general thing petitions will be cir culated and signed without any questions being asked as to wno originates but when public attention bas been at tracted as in the present case some are found who want to know what they are doing before they take any steps in the Captain of Greene has received several letters of inquiry from constituents regarding these peti They have become suspicious and want the testimony of a man who knows what is being done before the go any In order to set at rest the whole matter Captain Head makes public the following correspondence GBKurBBiKB Green Dear Sir Please look this paper over and report to me im xediateiy con cerning this petition sent me to get signatures pay is a considerable item to many of but more especially so to the and they hope some arrangement may be perfected whereby they can get at the money to which they are hut which they cannot get so loaf ee the auditor re mains A or roMxzm ta tfc 15 Csnrrs 1 uui DBS After the house was called to order thismoming Speaker Hotdkiss made a statement in regard to I saying he I thought after consultation he was right I in the main and would give a more lib eral construction to the term of the agreement and hoped the members would raise less objections to the propo sitions of settlement of the A communication from Wat HE ff ID HOT HOBBLE OHESETEi fHrl MvsVred had about Mul dooa aeaoaaced that James was aa aad called for a BanMWM searched for by but had James died at 1850 this drain cried like a The entire except era aeldfor It is supposed Jamas heck was One doctor says it was paralysis of the heart Bansia returned this morning and sur rendered to the officers and the whole petty is now in court undergoing aa ex Hta LmcndfciBT h fin Mil States senator was Two ballots were then suiting in a for United both re Soesbe introduced a resolution in structing the custodian to procure im plements and set members at work fix ing up the capital but it was ruled out of After several more ballots had been taken the house adjourned until this aft ernoon Eleven pairs were announced this aft ernoon and roll calls taken Negotiations between the two parties are all off and the deadlock had become a game of and after the 119th ballot the house The senate met this morning and ad journed over iill Tuesday HXIBS 10 of one of the most atrocious crimes ever I committed ia this section of the I 14 the infixing the ravishing aad killing of a I Plark wno il aided in defraud HIBILiSU WHAT 1CIM IB Hf Emm FBPOSEOWITHI ttacks italfoiv JorHbfen of the CeessMettefthe Feniga Amid the cheers of the opposition in commons today Parnell asked what action the govern You doatyoul Is not this a de There are several of them in fraud in ihli township now with several namei itgned to I told two men republicans not to sign them until I neard from Pleacelet me hear from you Yours re The petition spoken of is as follows the undersigned legal voters of Greene hereby respectfully petition the members of the twentythird general as sembly of and request that they east their votes without respect to for Larrabee for United to suooeed And we hereby pledsre onreelves to hold each member of the twentythird freneral assembly personally re sponsible for his vote upon this To this letter Captain Head replies as follows Hall of House of Des 14 W Dear Sir Tours of the enquiringas to endorsed petition was received In reply thereto I would say that there Is no desire among republicans to have fey 14 Mary wife of the night yardmaster in the Bock Island railway yards claims to be one of the heirs of a wealthy English who leaving an estate estimated to be worth The story of the familys history is interesting and The only heirs to the vast estate are said to be Joseph of and her four children Baza of of of sixteenyearold followed by a dia bolical mutilation of her body and the killing ot the reached this city It occurred near Black about twenty miles west of the and about four miles from whence the news was telegraphed to the As near as ascertainable the facts are as follows and Mary Many Years i England Many yean ago there lived in a wealtl Perry BOUNCING THK TOWMIMN to Vacate Indira WASHtNeTON HBWB A DooUloB IB tBo COM ot tho Uoofc lolsuid tBo interstate commerce commission today rendered a decision in the case of the Rock Island the Alton dismissing The case in contro versy involves the right of the com plainant company to be protected in its aafithod of shipping cattle from points west of Kansas City billed through to and allowing tUem to be held Over at Kansas City for an indefinite Rime to try the and then if reshipped either the same cat or others substituted at the through rate originally agreed Ihe defendant company shall tave BO right to take a reshipment from Kansas City to Chicago at a proportion of the original through The commis sioner in on this point that the case does not fall within the reg ulations governing rates on through trans portation and the carrier is not at such latermediate points entitled to have the carriage protected as a through shipment ee against TO rENBION WOMEN ABMT Senator Davis today introduced a bill ividing the pensioning at the rate of Inspector Armstrong arrived from Wash ington last night and in company with Special Agent Gordon and Agent Ander son left this mort ing for Lower Brule with troops that arrived last evening from Fort Orders regarding the occupancy of Indian lands were ex plained to the boomers who were notified they must Boon a number of houses had been moved into the mile square belonging to the railroad company which was adjoining the former location and will stay there until future plans are decided Immediately after this conference with the Major with a strong detachment of Indian swooped down upon a crowd of gamblers and confiscated all their All persons running games of chance or selling liquor on Indian lands hereafter will be The work of settle ment goes on steadily and there being no particular any one else than Allison el icted to the United elates and the work being done for Larrabee emanates entirely from democrat c All the republican mem bers of the legislature by their caucus have decided the and no amount of democratic petitions and protests will be able to change their The motives actuating all these men are vtry plain and They all recog nize in Allison the best man they can poselbly return to the United States A man who folly represents the interests of his and by reason of the Ugh place he occu pies in the councils of the honorable body of which he is a can do more for Iowa and give her a higher standingthan any other man In his whole career Allison has been fullr on the side which would bene fit i he people he When the pleuro pneumonU bill was being o nsidered he worked for iti passage tho oleomargarine bill passed by hla and we all know how faithfully he has labored for the benefit of the Des Koines river Und every session while he has been gress he has placed faithful worker settlers in eon himself on record for the adoption merchant whose only son and a daughter found their way to The daughter married a man named John a farmer living near Keokuk to whom was born three Mary and Domestic difficulties culminated in Hunt applying for and securing a divorce and the custody of the When she went to re side with her brother at Springfield Hunf s children were kidnapped and taken to where Hunt re His wife shamefully abused the the the daughter Mary being the particular object of her un governable One Lucy Laffesty resolved to assist con cealed her at her home for a few and dressing her in male attire brought her to Keokuk and placed her in charge of a with whom she remained until twelve years of when she removed to New Later she re turned to Keoknk and resided with and Freeman until her sixteen years Hunt and his wife and the daughter now ascertained the where abouts of her brothers and Huns first wife is now Joseph Has of and she and her four children will endeavor to obtain pos session of the Miss Ada a handsome young in her sixteenth who had been living with her brotherinlaw in this hag recently been visiting her farmer who lives near where the double tragedy was On Wednesday night she was at the house of a and started for home soon after darkness She was waylaid by a man named George who lived m the and brutally Corvett was after accomp lishing his foul he killed his The human devil used a knife in the commission of the ontrrge in a manner that can not be enlarged and besides bit oS the nose and also the breasts of his In addit ion to her head was severely and she had been shot through the heart with a Winchester the ball coming out of her The young lady waa missed during the and a thorough search was but without success until when her mutilated corpse was The whole neighborhood soon gath ered to view the ghastly and search for the murderer began at Bus Icion pointed to George a employed by He had been around the house the night before in an intoxicated From his wife it was learned that he came home early in the morning and in formed her that he had murdered Miss at the same time threatening to kill her if she did not keep his Without waiting for the slow process of the law the infuriated people took Corvett to the scene of the murder and with an ax cut off his arms and legs and severed the head from the When Miss GOBS brotherinlaw left the mob was preparing to cremate Cor vetf s ing the wellknown board of trade proposed to take upon the report of of several I the the government repliedthattheministershainot had time to decide upon a Parnell moved an amendment asking a repeal of the coercion act He attacked the pettiness of the persecutions which the government daily in inflicted upon many and the coercive act under Almost every act of Panell appeared directlyto means of returned from Canada several days ago and resumed his desk in Hntehin sqns Now it is stated that his Bart who was employed by Broker is also to The explanation made by Dicken son is that he and Hutchinson satisfied themselves the young men were only the tools of a coterie of brokers who con spired to defraud Hutch inson wants to get at these men and therefore guaranteed the boys immunity should they return and clear the matter developments are ex The bodies of an old couple named living six miles west of were discovered this morn ing hidden in a heap of rubbish On their Both bodies were perforated with bullets and they had evidently been dead several No olue to the A BinsBi The Salem Na tional bank was robbed last night of besides some The burglars drilled through the vault door and entered the vault and blew open the burglarproof safe and took the There is no clew to the provi month from March all women army nurses during the late war aad who rendered six months servios in field or general All nwho receive pensions at a rate teat than shall have their pensions Increased to that amount The bill also provides that those who BOW receive jeat mil as widows or dependent amotaers eoldlen who would be entitled benefits of the bill may also re ceive M6 a month during their life as aa iunaae of their present DBRCaaKOT APrBOFlUATIOB Tae preparation of the urgent de appropriation bill has been be natty Ike BOOBS nommittee OB appro She largest Hern of tatade fcBBBcyfcUl will be about on This large de does Botiadioalt each t toenass iaaxpendttaneior pea i M would aeem appareat oa the face explanation issued hy the nonpartisan national says the item in the press charging that tne nonpartisan at its recent convention adopted a resolution presented by Aldrich of to make was upon the old is utterly false that Aid rich presented the following resolution which was adopted That a paper be prepared from the official records of the and the records of the convention of the nonpartisan na tional showing the differ ences of the two societies on the parti san Will Seek temper ance chisaders today formed a regular organizationby electing Kin aey It was determined hereafter te enforce the law governing the sale of liquors in a manner similiar to that em played a week ago when the stock of several saloonists were An address to the women of the country was drawn urging them to drive out saloonists by Special to TIB DALLAS 14 petition will be sent to Congressman Oast tomor row from the free holders of Dallas and Pontoosuc requesting that Congressman Gest use his influence in securing a needed appropriation for river improvement between Dallas City and Fort It is claimed that the Dalles chute in filling up with sand and that attention is needed in other parts of the A TsntBto WroaK IB ISM pIBMBfEW train OB the Monon route collided with a freight near Mitchell this morning Engineer Fireman Godinger and Charles mafl were in stantly Six others were seriously A few other burt Iras sot Mfiouly AU are entitled to the bett that their money wfll eo family should at a bottle of the best family Syrup of Figs todeaaee theeye For sale la be toe araha oat Jaat i the faaete bagaato of measures for their On the transportation question be is with us heart and havingstrongly favored railroad He has been a verr earneaUadvo of the Memphis oanal something If finally completed will have the effect of glTing the people of Iowa a very much cheaper means of transportation of i heir pro ducts to the eastern Allison is a man that works tor his not for During long service in the national congress he might hare nacome a wealthy but he remaios but little better off than when his congressional earner began In conclusion I would say that all the op position to Allison conies from demo cratic sources it has not a particle radone meatas as you atk me wbat to I say let the democrats circular their own They are simply trying to stir up discord in slmplj unllcan the republican aad no true republican should willingly give aid to their political We republican member of the legis having unanimously chosen Allison for our nominee will not go back on no matter what the opposition mar try to Bespcotf ulty After the house was called to order this morning speaker Hotchkiss made the following statement An there seems to be some feeling on both sides of the house in reference to the ruling of the chair on yesterday and as that ruling was done on the spir of the moment after consulting with several good parliamentarians who seem to think there might be two constructions on the ruling which may be the case the chair after consideration has come to the conclusion that the ruling was right in the Bat after this I shall try to be as liberal as possible and give everything that looks toward the organization of the house all the scope that can be and I ask that the members on both sides be as liberal as possible and not raise objections to ques tions that look toward the organization of the house and the breaking of this that we may get about the business that we have been sent here to do by the pouple of this great A nonsensical communication from Watirins on the United States sena torship was read and then the house pro ceed to ballot The vote stood Hamil ton Wilson 44 After another ballot Soesbe introduced the following resolu tion The house of representa tives has now been in session for thirty days balloting for a permanent speaker without any show of success therefore belt That in the interest of economy the custodian of the capitol building be hereby authorizsd to procure one hundred wheelbarrows for the num bers of this house ana eet them to work beautifying the capitol grounds so that the1 rising generation can point with pride upon the work of the twentythird general Srhe resolution was asaeaded to include amate aad the newspaper but was finally ruled out of order by the speaker as not coming under the stipula tions of the Its aroused great apart ia the After two more ballots aa effort was made to adjourn till and a roll caH was or dered oa the The motion was lost by a vote of to aad balloting Oaeaunbauotweitakea aaother uiuneeessfal attempt After another baQot Dart moved an adjoummeet oace aad Speaker evidently cettiag hurriedly took a vote aad de eland OB house adjoanad before aay oae had a chance to call for aa aye aad ao Nothing of importaace happaaed dur IBK the BOOB except arraasJmsfar nUed to order at the begaa fjjfl thea BBC The oary oa rollean from that of the a decrease lathe eight ia Iteeaaaa of the wactheoatbaoa the part of ben to n hone over I WHO OWNS THB ABosButto Story gait for POET suit in volving the ownership of a fortyacre tract of valued at located near the east of has developed a romance of more than local interest The land is now in possession of Senator The original entry of the land was made by one Francis de but there is no deed on the records from him to the man he sold it The records therefore show that the land is still the property of or his and now comes a daughter as her fathers sole and claims possession of the She asks that the judg ment be reopened and the case taken uro the Francis de Vivaldi was the younger son of an Italian nobleman entering the emigrated to the United He became a missionary to the Winnebago Indians in and while there acquired a title to the land now in Afterwards he removed to where he met the beautiful daughter of one of Wisconsins Renouncing his priestly he wedded and the couple removed to South where his daughter was born and where Vivaldi The widow married and her husband was sec retary of war under the lately deposed Dom of But the wife is now and the who is sole urges her claim to the The claim of the defense is that Vivaldi still Their authority for this statement is his who succeeded to the title and property in and who says that Vivaldi repented his marriage and retired to a monastery in where he now A fierce legal fight will result over the Xkwr DoeMeto BoUTketr mate Bkoot Jsnso Special to Tn directors of the Iowa State Sportsmens associa tion have concluded their deliberations upon the state shoot That which is of general interest to the sportsmen of the will be held in this city June upon the grounds of the Forester Gun The Foresters and other sportsmen of this city will arrange for the pleasant entertainment of tie Ample conveyances will be furnished to and from the which are situated OB the northern bor der of the provided with a com modious shooting aad as open and well located as any trap park A BLOODY Am latvroattaw story or eswetly CrlBsoA Motfavm BAST body of Hiram of Massa was found today horribly mutilated and with a bullet in his heart buried in the woods near Isaac a brother to the dead man is under arreat charged with the The case is one of the most interesting in the criminal history of New Last December Isaac was pardoned from the states where he had served a long term for Since then he boarded with his brother Hiram in Box where the latter kept a fruit The SawteUe property there was worth from to and Isaac deceived his mother and in duced her to transfer it to put an injunction on it so Isaac could not sell This caused hard feelings and it is now believed Isaac plotted to remove his brother and the entire famiry consisting of his wife and three Last Saturday Isaac took his little daughter aged to New There he gave her it is beleived with the intention of killing her but only suc ceeded in making her He tele graphed Hiram the little girl had the grippe and for him This was February come at Next morning there chme another telegram urging the mother to come Finally Hiram left for Rochester on February and was never again seen alive next day Isaac by his The and the little girl ar rived home and the former denied having seen Hiram at The following Sun day he disappeared and Monday the po lice began an Detectives discovered traces of suspicious actions on the part of He hired a team at a Rochester livery met a man at the depot undoubtedly Hiram with whom he drove Late in the after noon and not he spade and returning He then bought a pickaxe drove away until late at went to Portland and registered at a hotel under a ficti tious Yesterday the officers traced him down and arrested him this His clothing was carefully examined and blood stains found on his shirt and showing evidence of having been A searching party of four hundred men scoured the woods today and found a shoe believed to have been worn by a blood stained handkerchief and a piece of his coat Soon after a poorly made grave was discovered and the body found minus both arms and the Hear by was found the paper which had been wrapped around the axe bought by The case appears to be a clear one against him and he is supposed to nave a who is believed to be Charles who was in prison with xum or TWO BOT to Tabor in the made here to reader the state shoot the mart successful that has yet toXn Union County Faosen laililuto lag two dan jectsof closed IB interest Maayrab were dis flol oaiaritatioe WrvBnd iddroBtai oa the tariff of gw ideMarfBaMiitn favor owsMnhip of toeetakUshacieaaiery factory OB the cooperative to Tim Hen ana was shot eabBBh toaifhtby A load BBS his back iB wateriac kit JT police today arrested Oscar Roberts and Arthur Butcher oa a charge of conspiracy to kidnap exSenator Tabor and hold him for Roberto wrote a letter from New ia sad asking Batcher to meet The men met hen and acddentauT got hold of the letter and the arrest Both denied that they had any intention of carrying out the They are aged twenty three SAN 14 Hing was hanged today for the murder of his A BCLb CBJeaco DraiBaao Bond ta Be ZToiB losmlBC BOBOX Marshall a property filed a bill for an asking that the drainage board be restrained from issuing 000 in three and onehalf per cent bonds for the purpose of beginning work on the among others that the in debtedness of the city already exceeds the constitutional limit of five per cent on the taxable value of property within its corporate Wilson alleges that the only way in which money can be raised is by a special assessment levied on the property Proceedings in quo wsrranto to test the right of the trustees to hold their offices were also filed this afternoon These cases are to be heard at once in otter that an appeal may be taken to the supreme court in time for a decision at the March A SBit BoaardlaB iBfitacrawBt of FMcat Bolter ITOOOM Blodgett has rendered a decision of vital interest to all millers using the modern roller pro While the use of rolls is num berless patents on special devices have been granted and some time ago four of the leading manufacturers formed a com pooled all their patents and com menced suit against a number of millers and manufactures for infringement Judge Blodgett has decided in suit brought against the Barnard Leas Manufacturing company of Illi that these patents can only be sus tained for such special devices as they and that the inventons entered were filed at so late a day they are not entitled to have the doctrine of equival ence enforced in their XMMA ABBOTTS Hor ProMBoo of Mlad bU PBBIO IB Ab bott proclaimed herself a heroine Wednes day evening by her pluck and presence of She was alone on the stage of the Academy of Music singing a solo in the third act of the Rose of when there was a movement in the audi a rush for the doors and a cry of Tire I In an instant half or more of the house was on its feet came cries of Sit down from the throats of brave Miss Abbott all the while continued her never for an instant failing in a single The excitement was but Miss Abbotf s coolness soon reassured the ter rified crowd and a panic was The opera went through with a large portion of the audience still standing in the It was ascertained that some of the employes had thrown some rags in the furnace the smell of which came through the registers and nearly caused what might have been a terrible panic but for the admirable of the brave little prims ward driving the people of Ireland of Parnell differed widely from the Land League of and Bal four could not plead as an excuse that crime was being On the con trary the people were in ex pectation of soon obtaining their The action of the government tended to its own defeat and could not succeed in turning the tide of the aspirations of the Irish the attorney charged Parnell with making accusations against Balfour without producing evidence to support his boat at six AND CiBunoBto OB tBo Report of tBo BAIUOAD MATTBBSl aad twenty cute They wen aad in consideration of refused to prose special from to the PostDispatch says Jake KflraiB aad his sperriaf troupe exhibited at the opera bouse last Bight It Af Tom stay fcaat s had it hisowa way Ia the fourth roaad SBMeia the kaoek i HsTwM FartBor BcdmctlOB IB Freight Botoa BoraeoB CBleswo aad consequence of the reduction in the freight rates be tween Chicago and St the Hiinois Central today gavenotice to the West ern Freight association that it wfll put into effect a scale of rates from Chicago to Sioux City based upon sixty cents per hundred pounds for first This is a of twenty per cent The other roads voted to meet the action and a proposition wasthen made to apply the reduction to This was laid over until but there seems little doubt it will be and if so the Kansas City rates will be pulled down as All this is a direct violation of the associations which seem to have been thrown to winds for the present ABBCBTVBK receiver was appointed today for the Lace com an old wholesale dry goods house of this The liabilities are over IOWA tins so if rumored that the Stiekney sad HDl rail road interests in this territory an to The St Paul aad KansM City Una is to push through from nrer tea mflet having been leased from the Iowa and connect here with the Meson City aad Fort Dodge giving i SB txeaueat tonta and loath west What effect this deal would hsvaoa the Wiaoaa andSoath aa extension of theLnckawaaaa is thought they also wfll through to this rid to St Jaaua Ga zette sayi it will be a monstrous perver sion of the report to deduce therefore the general verdict of not Par nell and his associates were found quilty of criminal conspiracy maintained by in citements from which crime directly Parliament would not go be yond its right if it expelled them as though they were actually The Globe says the report will hence forth be the supreme authority oh the history of the Land It cannot be appealed to for one purpose and not for Therefore those quoting from it to prove the acquittal of the Parnellites of certain charges will logic ally be compelled to admit they were guilty of criminal The Pall Mall Gazette says that the re port nf the special commission is a more complete vindication of the ParneUites and a more sweeping condemnation of the Times than the most sanguine of home rulers ventured to hope The Star OConnors paper as serts that the report of the Parnell com mission is a triumphant acquittal of all the accused Parnellite members of the Dublin Freemans Journal says the Parnellite members of the commons are acquitted all along the The re it is virtually a verdict against their The Express says that the report indi cates the work of the land league was connected with the increase of crime in DEATH FBOM Standards dis patch from Zanzibar says the sultan died from AN BABL Earl of Sidney is TKBBIBLE STCHTtNe AT his struggle Tor recovery of the throne of JCwanga was assisted by some There was very severe King Kalemas force was Daring the battle a dhow conveying some Arab chiefs waa blown up and twelve Arab and two hundred fighting slaves The victims include members of most of the leading Zanzibar It is not known who the Europeans A wBDonre FABTT Pontivia yesterday the bride and bridegroom and ten others of a wedding party were precipitated into the river and by the up setting of their thrower in those but Jim mg I tell you quoits a greet game them Every village had e quoit club and the boys on the farme used to throw It wee some thing like bate ball in these al though I never could see as mncafaaia base ball as I could in a good game of come cried the What did Jim ordid da anything Did the man dont be Whos thai yarn you dont seem to on 60 onP said the you inquoits a ringer as when you put the quoit around the It counted Jim ha picks up the round like a big yon ae the capn came running Jim sings out Ill bet you Ill make a ringer on that man if he comes up within tae length of this Bet you you said the Take said and that minit up bobs Mikes head ai feet Jim threw and Ill dumed if that lifepreserver didnt go plump over on Mikes head clear dowa on his there it We got down a boat and when we got to Mike he hadnt came two yet and for some time Hed been a goner if it hadnt been for that although it took the akin often his Did the captain pay the twenty dollars it Tou just bet he And Jim he handed it over to and Mike blew it all in when we got to Detroit I wish some of it waa here fur Im mighty Dont can if I MSJBSJS Navigation has practically closed for this season and nearly all the boats that were engaged in the upper river rafters and govern ment steamers are now in winter quar That the season has been an un profitable says the Hannibal there is not a shadow of a Tho low water has seriously intefeited with both the boats of the Saints lineaad the Diamond Jo in to such an that the boats of the former line were withdrawn several weeks while Diamond Jo line boats went to bank several weeks earlier than usual What is needed in the upper Mississipi is light draft side wheel boats for the passenger and light draft stern wheel boats for freight Such boats as the War Eagle will never make any money in this as send bars are too frequent for and she draws too much If the boat lines will establish a schedule time aad make an effort to arrive and depart ac cording to the they could do a good paying business on this As it has been during the past season it waa very seldom that a person could depead ipou the boat arriving any where near the hour for which she was The Saints we will in crease their facilities to a considerable extent next and it is to be hoped that the nezt year will prove a more pro fitable one than the UNCOLNB TBo Kasiton Io Monday IB BewBaefrom Chicago to Des Monse wfflbeopsaedby the Mflwaakee They UBS Dee Moiace aad Horthera for tte lest tweatyflvemQes from Mad Dai ToBigatthers a cat of thirtythree aados esat below the eat qf the ctos latBt frosa Ghibago to D m ipoBfedaad show BOBI AI Ht tsB BBBKlpBTl VOAB Colo brato tBo Correspondence of THB WBBT Lincoln League of eastern Iowa held a meeting in Belenty hall last Delegates from the of Veterans camps of Bur Iowa West Branch and Welton were present A special train from Iowa City brought the Young Ladies Aid society and many Sons of Veterans and Grand Army Captain Davis of re sponded to the welcome given by Cap tain John Baker of West and gave a history of the Lincoln League and its Captain Sorter of Iowa gave an eulogy cf Addresses were also made by Captain of of West Branch and of Extemporaneous speeches were made by Messrs CaaneU and of Iowa and of West Lib The exercises were varied and en riched by songs and a banjo trio and a broom drill by the Iowa City The visitors were given a sup per by the of West A permanent organization was and the following list of officers elected for the ensuing year E of Burlington vice president C of Iowa City Wfll of Burlington of The next meeting ot the Lincoln League is on February at Co lumbus The objects of the league are to perpetuate the memory and services of Abraham Lincoln aad to and celebrate with proper services the birthday of our martyred president Proper respect and due rev erence being shown on the services of the day to all anion soldiers and sailors nao served in the civil war of The camps of Iowa West West Columbus Washington and Burlington are now In the but it is confidently expected that no less than twenty camps wfll partidpate ia the services at the next Knew The American A rather haughty young Easterner moved with his to a fash ionable ranch not far from the village of Slingshot last falLta about a month his provisions gave oat and he broke his promise and drove over to the store to be poisoned tempora aa he expressed He entered the door with a swagger and remarked to one of the men about the counter I my good wheres the pro prietor Want him right mister immediately 1 thats me The crowd and the stranger gnt rattled as he asked for a halfpound of What exclaimed the le yon mean a chest o tea we never war tea drinkers about these twenty pounds of five a cheese cant seU the durn honest I and how much mo lasses r none at all t You caat bulldoze me I reckon yon aint goin to be mean when Im doin my durn best to make it light for Tea pounds coffee There waa no resisting the charms of this rude Western and fif teen minutes later the under had paid a bill of like a besides setting up the drinks for the As he mounted his horse and cursed hla luck under his the proprietor facetiously called out IU send them groceries right It aint often we hev a customer cash discount rho dont even ask far a aa dont fergit ter remember me ter the baby BOILXD of said the as he knocked the i truthful out of hie yon remember the aid steamer Bonetabout that used to ran from Buffalo to I was mete on her the year before she was lost We wen sixty atiles oat of Chicago WBBB Mike who wee dorag somethiag apoa the struck hie head oa the roof of the aad boaaeeddeaa out into the he see him aadhe bached that old Bonsteboat waat dowa a for wax d there aad 1 wMBoaeBtoheavB a 3fe so I for thehonia Eight men have now been secured for the jury to try the men accused of bribery in connection with the Crania A marlbed of superior quality was discovered in Clear near recently which be utilised as a Engineer Hansel submitted his report on the Peoria and Pekin railroad bridge at Peoria and recommends that the east span be strengthened aad the draw reconstructed Two conference committees having al ready failed to a third committee OB the worlds fair bill wae oa Thursday appointed by Speaker of the New Yoik general Albert A county surveyor of Van Bnien waa ar rested Thursday at Almoaa charged with the attempt to assassinate hie Warren Tuesday night Wednesday at Thomas aged snot aad kUIad his mother aad robbed her trunk of He fled as far ae Sitter sad then surrendered to the eadtsaowtt jailin Aa infernal mscHae was through the mail oa Thursday at adelpbiabyJohn rough handling the had disarranged the prevented aa HBrifc but tat box Wf rseervai andthaa The contrir fined with powder aad the light weiKhtchampioa of and John a fought to a finish ia ring at six mflse from for a pane of tHO aad aside bet of KOO last night The fought seven rounds with smell gloves waea the fight sjfvsn toBraaaea oa a fosjsV Both iadicted for the murder of   

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