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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - February 20, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. Established: June, 1839.]BURLINGTON, IOWA, THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 20, 1&90. [Pbics: 15 Cents prs Week. IOWA’S FAMOUS LEGISLATIVE DEADLOCK FINALLY SOLVED. The Democrats Get the Speaker—The Republicans the lerk and All Import ant Committees—Officers Elected—House Organized. BAU, I ■°»« f ). .9. J Th* Hawk-Ey* Bub* au. Capitol Buildi»o, Dks Moines, I*, Fob. Iowa’s famous legislative deadlock is at last b*oken Whea the house met this morning the democrats wanted time to consider the republican proposition made yesterday, so an adjournment was taken UDtil 2:30 th s afternoon. The proposition is as f dlows: 1 The democrat to have speaker and second assistant clerk. 2 Thy republicans to have speaker pro tem., chief clerk, first assistant clerk, en grossing dirk, enrolling clerk, file clerk, bill clerk, as istant postmistress, aer feaut-at-arms, d orkeeper, six assistant doorkeepers, two j anitors. 3 E ch side to have one paper folder and f nor pages. 4 The r« publicans to have first choice of banding committees and choose five, the democrats to have second choice and choose one, the remainder of committees to be divided alternately, the republicans to have Sr t choice; the party choosing such committees to have a majority of one in each committee, including the chairman, either p»rty to have the right to narWlhe chairman and the member ship of ail the committees chosen by thorn 5, All investigative and special com mittens to he severally divided unless otherwise ordered C Th^ same committees to have clerks as Mo y nail them in the twenty-second general assembly. 7 The division of committees to be min by a committee composed of seven members < f each party to chosen by the respective caucuses. The in mocrats at once went into eau nils Th* y decide I to accept the propo Billon if the republicans would concede them two nv r. con mittees. The republica "A it 11:20 went into caucus to consider the matter. The dtm >craric caucus asked the republicans, in add Ilion to conceding the two committees, to give up tho as de ant pogtaias’ors, two doorkeep ere and the engrossing clerks. The re publicans acuwored that they cou'd make the modifications desired and present tlv rn to the republican caucus as a give or take proposition and tho republicans woul I bind th receive* to a cept onesidi or the other. When the house was called to order at 2:30 a recess of an hour was taken to give the democrats time to consider the matter. After a short delibera lion the democrats accepted the republi can proposition and the house was again califd to order and an adj jurnment taken till 7 30 this evening. A the evening session, after some preliminary discussion and adoptauce of the resolution of agreement, it was thought best so have a viva voce vote on the officers. When the roll was called considerable applause was manifested when the first republican on the roll voted for Hamilton, which was recalled as noted republican leaders voted the Kame way Thus the one hundred and thirty seventh ballot resulted in Hamilton receiving ninety-three v des Mr \ lung moved a committee con aisling of J >h»’SOD, of Dubuque, and Chant rev, of Miles, be appointed to escort Hamilton to the chair, saying they were meaihprs of the house during the session of 1838 The lor g suspense ■was relieved and *bo pent-up enthusi ism broke f irth as H*milton was very feelingly sworn in by Hotchkiss. Mr Hamilton in taking the chair said after the long drawn out contest Im would not make any extended remarks Ho wished to thank the members of his party for thoir faithfulness and consistency, and also thanked the repuh licaus in feeling terms. He said all the promises ho would make would be to sci fairly aud honestly to the best of hie ability, and trussed the house would bear with bom patiently, as it was human to err After tho introduction and adoption of a resolution of thinks to Temporal Speaker H itchkiss by Luke, Wilson of (J iss. who wss the lepubdean candidate for speaker, arose and briefly thanked the republicans for the gallant fight thr>y had made in his behalf and expro.-sed his gratification that tho deadh had bei n broken and was glad that the long bittie had engender d no bitter feeling, and then, in the name of the people of Iowa presented Sj es ©r Hamilton with an elegant ebony gav I ll ^milton was quite taken back wi h surpr.se anil thanked the gentleman in h short speech The election of the remainder of she cffi '.erg was proceeded with, Treating a f lows: Speaker pro tem, S Ia3 Wilson; rh cf clerk, H eery 8. Wilcox; first assistant cle'k, J    A    Shelton; second a sietant, W H Bibb; ©. groping clerk, • Mi** O vc Conger; enrolling clerk, Miss Luoy Parlors; sergeant-at arms. 8 P Z n -; bdl * lerk Miss Kiltie Jordan; tile clerk E E Stener; doorkeeper, B. O Sheldon.    \ The nffl ’erg were sworn in and the rules of the ’.wenty-second general assembl* ad >ptul until the rules can be reported upon A j int resolution calling fora j rint se?fci n to-morrow to canvass the vote for governor and lieutenant-governor was adopted Adj burned. TH* SSN ATB. Des Moines Feb 39—In the senate thi-> nfteruo n ii *rsh introduced a joint resolution a-fcing f »r the appointment of a commission to investigate trusts, com bination*, etc. Mr. Wpoison presented a report from the committee on rules. It was placed on fi e and will be acted upon to-morrow. Petitions on the senatorial question were introduced. Adjourned. SEL soling HIK COMMITTEES. make the compromise a republican v c tory of no uncertain hue. After the action of the republican! yes erday and this morning the dam c ats had to accept the proposition or stand in the light of again obstructing . the organization of the house. While outwardly they exprets great joy at the result and speak of the victory of their side and say they gained the battle, their inward feeling is much different They are not satisfied and began to realize that if any party has achieved any advantage whatever in the organization, it is the republicans The members on their side do not look cheerful or happy, and many openly expressed the belief that they have bought the speakership at much too great a sacrifice While they havft claimed that they were making the fight fir principle, all they have succeeded in getting is a little empty glory as the m*in power of the speaker has been taken away, viz: that of formulating the committees and thus controlling any leg islation. The safeguards thrown around *hi» position are suck that it amounts to but little. While to some it may appear the republicans have been compelled to yield the ape- heirship and have virtually air; im pished nothing by a continuance of the deadlock for five weeks, but to those who are well informed and who have closely watched this long-drawn battle another view presents itself Had tie party submitted to the demands of the democrats in the Btart they would n >t have received the recognition they now have First they compelled the d mocra*8 to forego any at .empt to un-s at the representatives on the ground of unconstitutional apportionment; next by standing firm they have gained virtual control of the legislature; third, they stand unquestionably in the o^aition of being that party who recognize the interests of the people as paramount and above party strife, that political glory should ba subserviant to the work they have been sent here to perform ^ Any advantage that there may be in having the speaker is more than offset by the republicans having five of the imoortant committees. About all there is left for the speaker to do is to pound on the board and cry “order.” A. Valuable Barn Burned. Special to Th* Ha wa-Bra Newport, la, Feb. 19 —The large and commodious barn rf Hon. George Jamisons here burned last night about nine o’clock with all its contents, including four valuable work horses, thirty or forty tons of hay 2 OOO bushels of oats, 500 bushels of corn and a large amount of farm machinery Harness, paddles, etc. The cause of the fire is not known. The two hired hands had been in the barn not over two hours previous to the fire with a lantern attending to the horses, but they were very careful, one holding the lantern while the other did tho work. They had aho been in the vard not more than an hour before the fire There was said to be no insurance on the barn; the pol cy expiring about thirty days since with the Burlington company The size rf the barn wss ab «ut 50x80 feet, nicely arranged and well painted. Estimated loss between $3,000 and $4 OOO ll THE APPBOPRIATIOI FOK BDBLIBBTOK’S PUBLIC BOOJUM fflCHEASED. Democratic and Republican Ccm mute** Appalnted—lits Inauguration. Special to Th* Hawx-Et*. Des Moines. Feb. 19 —The republicans have app in ted as their committee to make selection of the c ommittees they are entitled to Chantry, Head and Luke. The democrats selected Holbrook, Day ton and Clark. The selection will be made to morrow. The republicans have about determined on the the followirg: Judiciary, suppression of intemperance lists and ways and means. One or two of the above list may ba changed. A committee on inauguration was appointed which will co operate with the senate committee and decide in the morning upon what preparations will be made. The general impression is that next Thursday will be fixed for the time Meanwhile visiting committees are to be appointed and make their trip before then. A RSPUBLLCaS VIOTOHY. Thu Democratic Speak ar’* Hands Virtually Tied. Special to Tub Haw*-Bt*. Deb Moines. Feb 19 —The deadlock, the longest and one that has attracted so much attention throughout Iowa and the country at large, has come to an end While the democrats obtained the speaker, the# did so at such a coat as to Feats Hydrophobia Muscatine, F-b 19—Joseph Worst, being uneasy about his son, who was bitten by a dog last Friday, and feeling it his duty to do whatever he can to pre vent hydrophobia, telegraphed to the postmaster at Central City, Linn county, iowa, asking if there was a madstone at Paris, in that county, as reported in the papers some years ago, and received a reply saying that Dr By am, of Paris, has a madstone. Mr. \V vat took his boy to-day for treatment by Dr Byam. Th* D*«th Hull. Dubuque, Feb 19 —William Coates, capitalist and prominent citizen, died suddenly this morning of heart disease IN FA VOE OF FUKS BUGAR. Interesting Interview With Bx-Gov. Gear, *»f Iowa, on tho Tariff. Washington, Feb. 17 — [Chicago Tribune 8pecia .J -G vernorGear, of Iowa, who is a memoer of the ways and means committee, in an interview on the sugar question says:    “We have protected Louisiana sugar ever since we ac quired the country, and have paid out in duties in eighty years something like Si5,000,OOO, of which over 90 per cent is direct tax owing to the fact that we do not produce over 8 or nice per cent of the sugar used by the American people, and we are directly de pendent on foreign countries for a supply of this article of prime necessity to every family in our land. If we could produce the sugar we use I should be in favor of protecting it, as I would any other home industry, and it strikes me that as a century of protection has shown that we cannot, from lack of climatic advantages, compete with sugars that are produced nearer the tropics than we are, the time has come to give our people free sugar. “I am also in favor of largely reducing the d fforential or discriminating duties which have existed ever since the foun 1 aion of our government between raw and refined sugars. If we can do this we shall accomplish two thing-first, it would give us sugar 75 per cent lower than we get it now; second, it would break up the ‘trust’ root and branch. ‘I do not know whether the other members of the committee will come to my way of thinking, but I hardly exp ct to see sugar put on the free list. We shall probably make a compromise and give a bounty for the production of sugar in this county.” Another member of the committee said that he thought a compromise on ♦ he sugar question would be reached on which the duty would be put a little lower than that in the senate bill. On the question of taking off the to bacao tax there it also some difference of opinion. Governor G^ar isn’t in favor of taking the taxi ff tobacco and whisky. It is probable that the committee wi I not have its bills ready by March I, as was anticipated_ Warner for u«‘wer»or Kansas City, Feb 19 —At the state convention of republican league dibs. to day. President Thurston, of Nebraska, head of the national league, in an address, mentioned the name of M jor William Wamor as a proper candidate tor governor in 1893. This met with great favor and in reply to loud calli Msj »r Warner made a brief address but did not refer to the use of his name in connection with Thurston’s reference. Congressional Proceedings—A Bill Ap* pointing na Assistant Secretary of War Passed in the House-The Compound Lard BiU-Notes. Special to Th* Hawk-Bt*. Washington, Feb. 19 —Among important considerations of the house com- j mittee on public buildings to day was the order of a favorable report on the bill to increase the appropriation for a public building at Burlington UCO OOO Favorable reports were also ordered on the following public building bills: One increasing ths appropriation for the I building at Milwaukie by $200 OOO; Fre mont, Nebraska, 980 OOO increase; and! Mankato, Minnesota, $50 OOO. lh* rr«*ii**i a* HiMhwct Pittsburg, Feb 19 —The train bearing President Harrison and party reached Pittsburg at eleven o'clock to night. The party was driven to the Duquesne club, which will be the president’s headquarters during bis stay in the city. Af ar a light lunch the weary executive retired for the night_ Ka til led ta th* Beet. All are entitled to the best that their money will buy, so every family should have, at once, a bottle of the best family remedy, Syrup of Figs to cleanse the system when costive or bilious. For sale in 50c and $1.00 bottles by all leading druggists.  _ Washington, Feb. 19 —Mr. Rowell, of Illinois, chairman of the committee on elections, gave notice that he would call up the West Virginia contested election case of Atkinson vs. Pendleton for consideration next Wednesday. Under the call of committees A duns, of Illinois, from the judiciary committee called up the bill to divide the judicial district of North Dakota into four divisions, the sessions of courts to be held in Bismarck, Grand Forks, Fargo and Devil’s Lake. The bill was passed, as was tne corresponding senate bill with amendments providing for the diviei rn of S/uth Dakota into three divisions, the sessions of the courts to be held at Sioux Falls, Pierre and Deadwood Mr. Sherman called up the bill to pro vide for the terms and places of holding the United States courts in the districts of Minnesota and it was also passed with the amendment. The senate bill authorizing the presi dent to c infer the brevet rank upon army officers for gallant services in the Indian campaigns since 1867 passed. At 1:25 the house went into a committee of the whole with Payson, of Illinois, in the chair, on the bill to provide for an appointment of an assistant secretary of war After some debate the bill was favorably reported from the committee of the whole to the house and the Okla homa bill was then taken up. Mr. Hooker gave notice that he would move to strike out all of the bill after section 25 (providing for a j udicial system for the Indian territory) Ha said the bill proposed a grand robbery tquailed in the history of civilization only by the spoliation of Poland. Mr. Washington declared the bill vio lated no property rights of the Indians, and, in his opinion, there could be no greater crime against civilization than to leave ninety thousand people in a territory without any government at all. Mr Perkins said there was not a single provision in the bill wh ch infringed on the right of the Indians. Morey said the bill should include all the Indian territory; there was no necessity for a division of that magnificent territory. The Cherokees were the only nation object iog to the extension of the territorial ices of Oklahoma, and it was a signifi cant fact that not an Indian appeared to protest. The men who had appeared before the committee protesting against the inclusion of the Cherokee lands in the new territory were all white men. Mr. Springer briefly maintained the ab solute right of the government to the land embraced within the Oklahoma lines. He said there was not an Indian living on the outlet and the lauds were leased to a cattle company. At this point the committee rose and the house adjourned THE SENATE. The president s message transmitting the agreement recently made with the Sisseton and Wahpjton bands of Sioux Indians for cession of their lands was presented and referred to the committee on Indian affairs Among the bills reported from the committees and placed on the calenda were the following: For the inspection of meats for exportation and prohibiting the importation of adulterated articles of food and drink. For the relief (ff women enrolled as army nurses. Mr. Cullom, from the interstate com merce committee, reported a preamble and resolution reciting an allegation thai by reason of excessive freight rates on the lines of railroads the great section of country lying between the R>cky mountains and the principal fond d stributing centers in the east is unable to market its food products and to obtain for them the actual cost of production, and directing the committee to investigate such allega tion and report to the senate whether such rates are reasonable or unreason able, and whether the reduction of such rates is prevented or hindered by reason of any provision of the interstate commerce act and whether a more stringent enforcement of that act is practicable and would remedy the evil complained of. The resolution was agreed to. The resolution heretofore offered by Chandler, calling on the attorney general for information as to the assassin a ti on of Deputy United States Marshal S sunders, in Florida, was taken up and Mr P sco proceeded to address the sen ate in explanation of the facts and circumstances of the case. Mr. Pasco had not concluded his address when the hour of two o’clock arrived and the educational bill came up as unfinished bus! ness. B air, however, yielded the floor to Wilson, of Iowa, on whose motion the senate appropriating 9100,000 for a public budding at Fort D dge, lows, was taken from the calendar and passed, Call, calling attention to the fact that this was the fourth public building bill passed for Iowa this season. The senate bill establishing customs collection districts to consist of North and South Dakota was passed, and Mr Blair then resumed his argument in favor of the educational bill. Without concluding his speech, Blair yielded for the executive session, after which the senate adjourned. CAPITAL GOSSIP. The house committee on patents pre sented a favorable report upon the bill providing for the appointment of repie sedatives on the part of the United States to the international industrial conference at Madrid, Spain, next spring The president has approved a joint resolution congratulating the people of Bra iii on their adoption of the republican form of government, and for tne relief of sufferers by the wreck of the United States steamer Nipsic at Apis, Samoa. The president accompanied bv repro sedatives Bayne and Dalzell. Professor Langley and Andrew Carnegie, left here at noon to-day for Pittsburg to attend the opening of the free library at Allegheny City to-morrow The house committee on public lands today unanimously agreed to report favorably the bill to repeal the ably is amended to make the pension 913 a month instead of 925 THE COMPOUND T.AHD BILL. The house committee on agriculture to day began a hearing on the legislation proposed by the ’Conger and Butter-worth bills to regulate the manufacture and sale of compound lard and the taxation of th* product thereof. W W. Kimball, of Boston, represent mg the advocates of the Conger bill, asked the committee to report it favor ably to the house. Alexander Wedderburne, representing the National Grange Patrons of Husbandry, addressed the committee in behalf of the farmer. He read resolutions of the National Grange and letters from planters in the south declaring in favor of legislation to prevent the adulteration of food and drugs. The interest of the farmer in the subject lies in the fact, Wedderburne said, that he can produce only pure lard. and he suffers by competition with the adulterated article, the manufacturer cf which is destroying h s c mmerce in this article with foreign countries The C mger bill he said would protect the cotton seed raisers of the south Colonel Brigham, of Ohio, worthy master of the National. Grange Patrons of Husbandry, said the subject of adul t ©rated goods had been considered in the Nation a G nnge for several years and it had endorsed the Conger bill Victor E Piollett, of Pennsyvania, a member of th** legislative committee of the National Grange, closed the hearing in behalf of the advocates bill, and George H. Webster, of Armour & Co, opened the case for the opponents. He asserted that compound lard is not an adulteration but an economic and meri torious mingling of lard with other pure substances The ingredients are prime steam lard, cotton seed oil and beef star ine. His firm puts the compound lard on the market brand* d by its proper name. He said the™ was not enough pure lard made in the United States to meet the demands. Th8 people do not ask for this legislation; and Webster predicted if it be enacted into a law it would operate as has done the oleomargarine law The manufacture of the article increased while the price of butter was never so low If legislation of this character is to be passed he favored the Faulkner bill in the senate for a pure food division of the agricultural department Henry C Butcher, repressing the S uthern Cotton Seed Oil company, said *he effect of the bill wou’id be to kill the manufacture of compound lard unless it can be shown that compound lard is composed deleterious substances injurious to pub lie health, there is no reason for plac ng it under government control. As a* mat ter of fact compound lard is less likely to be tainted by animal diseases than pure lard. Legislation of this character is dangerous in its tendency, resulting in building up one industry at the expense of another The bill would destroy the demand for cotton-seed oil, placing a double burden upon the people of the section in which that was produced. Adjourned until next Wednesday. THE SIOUX AO HERM ENT In transmuting the Sioux agreement to the senate to day the president says this agreement involve* a departure from the erms of the general allotment act in at least one particular—it gives to each member of the tribe one hurdred and sixty acres of land without regard to sge or sex, while the general law gives that amount only to Iliads of families There ire bethinks, serious objections to th* basis adopted in the general law, especially in applications to married women, but if the basis of the agreement is accepted, it would, he believes, result in some cases where there are large families of minor chil dren in excessive allotments to a single family. Touching the question of piy ment ny the Uii-ed States of annuity forfeited by the act of 1863, toe prescient thinks this should not have been consid ©red in connection with the negotiation f t the cession of these lands aud savs the forfeiture declared by that act unjustly inc’uded the annuities of certain Indians guilty of no fault, and who rendered good services in the army during the late war. WOMANS SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION At the meeting of the National American Womans S ffrsge association today reports were received of the progress of t ie cause in various states. The topic for the morning was “The attitude of this af-s-ciation toward political parties.” Addresses were made by Mrs. Pickier, of South Dakota, Wm Dudley, of Foulke, Indiana, Mrs. Fray, of Toledo, Rev Olympia Brown, of Wisconsin, and o hers The general sentiment was that the ass elation should urge its rightfu demands upon all political parties bu should enter into an alliance with none. THE CONTESTED ELECTION CX SE. The majority report in the Atkinson vs. Pendleton, fourth West Virginia contest, holds that Atkinson was elected and the minority holds that Pendleton is entitled to the seat PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATIONS The president to day sent to the senate the following nominations:    Levi    E Pond, to be pension agent at Milwaukee; Fred Babcock, receiver of public moneys at Des Moines, Iowa; supervisors of cen bus Illinois—Oscar F Avery, for the Fourth d strict; Wi cousin—James L. Linderman. for the F fib district. A VICTIM OFFOUL PLAY. CHISLED VAIL ASSISTED FOB THE MUSHES OF HIS WIFE from Elrin, Rockford, Aurora, Mon-j mouth, Freeport, Joliet, R ck Island, D .buque, Davenport and Cedar Rapids It is proposed to have the salary limit from 9600 to 9800, and to have a guaranty of 940 for each visiting club. THI HAKVXSi OF ICB He Had Her Life Inured and Then, It is Believed, Caused Her Death —Suspicions of Foul Play —Other Crimes. St. Louis, Feb. 19.—Charles Vail was Arrested this afternoon on a warrant sworn out at St. Charles charging him with the murder cf his wife Fanny Vail. This is the case which created considerable of a sensation last week. Vail had his wife's life insured in several companies, the amonnts aggregating nearly 915 000, took her to St Charles on a visit, and when about to return she was fatally wounded by the discharge of his revolver, which he claimed was in his overcoat pocket and struck against a wheel of the wagon as he wa9 getting in. The case was brought to public notice by Vail attempting to convince the insurance companies of the accidental death of his wifn immediately on his return to St. Louis; and the investigation following has resulted as ab ve. The c mviction that Mrs Vail was a victim of foul play is growing stronger. FOB SWINDLING UNCLE 8AM NOBILITY AT PLAY. E1PEB0S Bloch Bro* .» Tobacco Factory Taken Prate •aion of by Havanas Officer*. Wheeling, W. Va., Feb. 19 —The Urge tobacco factory of Bloch Bros ’ was taken possession of yesterday by revenue officer the proprietors being charged with swindling the government out of nearly 950,000 by selling overweight packages. Internal Revenue Commissioner Mason arrived this morning from Washington and a long conference was held with the firm. At its conclusion Commissioner Mason informed an Associated Press representative the firm had satisfied the government claim and would resume business at once. He would give no ie-tails but it is understood that B och Bros will make giod the deficit They claim the overweight was due to careless employes and inaccurate scales. KIDNAPPED his wife. A Mat’s Desperate Attempt to Regain Hie Divorced VV ifs Cherokee. Fib 19 —Some time ago a womaa of this city named Mooney secured a divorce from her husband, and since that time has been constantly entreated by him to c ime back The other night he became desperate and went to her house with a couple of friends and a carnage. When she came to the door he forced her into the carriage and started with one companion to drive away. The woman screamed violently and citizens interfered, Mooney became desperate and drew a revolver and fatally shot a man, whose name is withheld, and then escaped to the country and has not yet been arrested Two of his companions are in jail and the country is being scoured by poses endeavoring to overtake Mooney, but no clue to his whereabouts has yet been found. KAVANAGH GOK* FREE. Fist Recall of the Cronin Jary Fixer’s Trial. Chicago, Feb. 19 —Thomas Kavanagh, a building contractor and a member of camp 135 Clan na Gael, on trial for complicity in the attempt to bribe the Cronin jurors, walked out cf court this after noon a free man. The evidence in the case was concluded to day, after which arguments were made, the attorneys for both Kavanagh and O’Donnel mov ing for acquittal. The motion as regards O Donnel was over ruled, Judge Waterman holding the jury shou d be allowed to p ss upon the tea timony. As to Kavanagh the judge ruled the states attorney had failed to make out a case. The man could not be convicted on suspicion that he knew of corruption. He had a right lo inquire as to the character of the talesmen sum moned or about to be. The motion for acxuittal was sustained. This leaves only O'Donnell on trial out of the seven indicted. _. Basten lo Demit Marysville, Ky , Feb. 19.—Yesterday Thomas A Brashears owner cf a tobacco warehouse at Brat hears Station, four miles below here, was beaten to dt ath with a club and shovel in the hands of Gas Sullivan and his son Samuel The Sullivans were his neighbors and had a grudge against Brashears because he had been instrumental in building turnpike which property. took a portion of their THE FLORIDA MURDER. '{•part of the Iaveetlcetloa af Hie 8anotia* cf Depatf Marshal Bail* der*. Washington. Feb. 19—The report of United States Marshal Mizell, of Florida, regarding the recent killing of Deputy Marshal Sounders at Quincy, in that state, was made public to day. It is substantially the same story given in these dispatches on the night of the killing, being in substance, that Saunders was invited out to drive by two men named MeFarlin and Mitchell, with the former of whom he had before had trouble over the serving of writs In the afternoon Mitchell brought back 8aund ere* c ead body, out would make no state ment as to who did the killing beyond saying it was not himself. MeFarlin had disappeared. Mizell had heard in th© morning a report that an attempt would be made to kill some of the party and had warntd Sounders not to go out After ths murder he received an intimation that it would be well for himself and Langenford to leave town, and they did so that night The attorney general said this afternoon that no steps would be taken in the ma’ter until the presi dent returns from Allegheny City, IOTIIBYMXN STILL ACTIVE. Murder and 8alcid*. Hyattsville, Md , Feb. 19 —Thomas Lee this afternoon besought his wife. who left him some time ago on account of bad conduct, to return to him She refused, whereupon he threw a pot of boiling water over her, scalding her badly and then cut ber fatally with a knife. The wretch then cut his own throat from ear to ear. WILLIAM'S LATEST "FAD” IS FEXCM Spirit Lake All Katkaelestfe Over Ute | crop—Tke UA ti oast* Bad of tk* lee. Spirit Lake, Feb. 19 —The ice business at the lake this winter is limply immense, as south cf us the lakes are mostly ail dry and the streEnn open. The ice here is twenty six inches thick and clear and pure. Mr. John Hall, from St. Louis, is here and working 200 men, and loads IOO cars daily of the congealed fluid. He hag a long chute that rises from the lake until it is a little higher than a box car. It then slopes down into the door of the car On this slope it is divided into five bran cues, so as to go to as many differ eat cars. Two men stand at each branch and turn the ice in the different branches ar d men at the car doors n x>k on to them und drag them into the car sack them away. The ice is drawn up to tee top of the chute by an eadiess chain and hooks which is operated by a small steam engine This business has come to stay Matt Abbott & Nany are fl’ling a house 60*120, and on East Okoboji the argeant Bros are building another large house I am sorry to tell my prohibition st friends that the most of tnis ice goes to help m ks lager beer. as most of it goes to the Lemp and Auheuser Busch breweries, St Louis, Mo Thus do we aid in manufacturing our own medicine which we will order next summer by the carload, for medicinal purposes only. zi the good work go on. “WHAT A HILE OF KIDS!” The Emperor’s Labor Letters - The Expenses of the Parnell Commission— Zanzibar’s Late Sultan —The Waterloo Memorial. Papa Newton Temporarily ('amused by Foot New Babies. Scottsdale, Pa. Feb. 19 —Mrs Mi .natl Newton, of Everson, has given birth to four perfectly formed baby girls Vn Newton is a rather la-ge woman, good lo. king and thirty-eight years old^ and had eight children before she gave birth to the quadruplets. Many visitors have visited the place and the Newtons were the recipients of a large number of present?, including a five and ten dollar note. Ween Papa wton got his fl'St view of his wife aud the babies be threw up his hands ar.d shouted. “Holy Mather! What a pile of kid-!’ He gradua,ly became calm and at last accounts was doing quite well, The children are a3 much alike as four leas and their weight is about four and a half pounds each They are remarkably healthy and take nourishment at regular ho':n. BORN IN A STREET CAR. Toledo. O . Feb. 19—Mrs. Rosa Barozypsai, a Polish woman who arrived here from Cleveland Monday, gave birth to a bouncing girl baby in a street car enroute from the depot up town. She and her babe were taken from the car to he nearest hotel, and are doing finely Her husband, who was with her. left the hotel soon after, and as he has not shown up since the wife thinks the occurrence was too much for him and that he has deserted her. HEB NINTH HUSBAND. Charged with Mayhem Louisville, Ky., Feb. 19—W. H. Whittington charged with mayhem committed at Bloomington, Illinois December, was arrested here to day. He rill be returned to Bloomington. Aa U*>Provo* cd Marder. Chicago, Feb. 19 —Daniel Downey, cab man, was probably fatally shot this morning by Hen Murphy, a bookmaker, who is a well known figure on the south ere rase tracks. The shooting was en drtly unprovoked. Murphy was half drunk. SratoBWd far Lift. Marquette, Mich., Feb. 19 —John McDona'd was convicted of the murder of Mollie Beveridge to-day and sen tenet d for life. THE PHAN AO JBL L:GHT. Umber Adopted site Ave trauma Ballot. culture law. Bismarck. B D., Fob 19-The state , Commissioner Groff, of the general sonata to-day, by e Tote of >1 to 8, office, to-d*y sentia Pegram «o the adopted the Australian dection system; "8^“? “esif^ the bad cffim end the house passed a bill offering a , ** O Neill, nebraska, particularly bounty during the next five years for the production of photo starch and beat I sugar in North Dakota “Why doesn’t he take Hood** Sarsaparilla?” ta the mierel Inquiry of friends whea a person suffers from *nv disease of the blood. Hoffman'sT"Harmless Headache Plow* den brace the warns with no after Al j twat tke Lemtetaaa Sakeaae WHI Be Revived at Bleaterek. Bismarck. N. D , Feb. 19.—The rn mor is current that the friends of the lottery bill will introduce a new measure that, according to report, will provide for the payment to the aute cf 9250 OOO a year ins lead of 975 OOO, as in the old one. One of the strongest opponents to the measure said he thought the rumor was correct, add he feared the result, as he did not think the lottery people would make another attempt unless absolutely sure of their ground. On. the other hand, Senator Winship confidently predicts    that no further attempt will    be    made to pass a lottery bill.    It seems pretty certain, however, scheme is being planned by „ .that some ____ cautioning them agfdnst permitting set-1 those who voted for the bill. It may be Hemen ta, entries or filings on any lands i nothing but a plan of members to square recently acquired from the Sioux Indians I themselves with their constituents pre-south of the forty-third parallel not a I paratory to the next election. It has part of the state of Nebraska, until these I been discovered that petitions are now lands were regularly surveyed, allot-! being circulated all over the state to get Queer Gllneaser Which Ie Bailieries th* Residents cf aa lad aaa Villas* Laporte, Ind , Feb 19 —A strange apparition in the shape of a remarkable light has been seen a number of times of late near Waterford, in this county Ber eral months ago Cias. and Henry Po we! were walking along the roadway in the vicinity of Waterford, and were the first to see it. It seemed to flit along the road and rise high in the air, and, although the men tried to overtake it, they were unsuccessful. John Pattee resides in the vicinity of the Powell brothers, anc hts seen the light on two different occa lions. A few nights ago the light ap peared near his house, between nine and ten o'clock, and when Mrs Pattee looked out of the window she was startled by its appearance Du! a few yards from the house. The night was bright and starlight The lady called her husband to the window, and for half an hour watched its movements. When near it appeared to be a locomotive headlight. At times it would be near the ground, then shoot upward higher than the treetops, when it would sail around over the fields. Saturday morning between one and two o’clock Mr. Pattee happened to look out of tile window and saw the light, which performed the same movements. Mr*, Moille Corwin Keeps Up Her Record la the Marrying Cine. Bhblbyvillk, Ind, Feb 19.-Mrs. Mollie Corwin, the most numeromly marrio"! female in the west, who has had eight husbands, of whom seven are liv ing was m\rried M mday to her ninth George Cueic, a Bf ction foreman on the ffersonviile, Madison and Indianapolis railroad whose line runs close to her houFe, is her latest acquisition Bits are freely offered that the mach married Mollie will make a record of a dozen be fore five years_ The Fire Record. New Orleans, Feb. 19 —Fire this morning destroyed four stores in the Fouro block on Canal street. The loss is estimated at 9150 OOO, insured. Sottth Amboy. N J , Feb 19 —A half block of buildings burned he*e this morning, causing a loss of $70,000; the insurance is about hilf AN ELEGANT RESIDENCE BURNED. Special to The H-wk Rye. Ottumwa la., Fa>. 19 —The c-legant three story brick residence rf Mrs Mans Jordan burned at three o’clock this morning. Tae loss is $20,000; insurance, $9,000    _ British Gold at i lnclaoatl Cincinnati, Feb. 19 —A morning pa per states the Jung and Crescent breweries of this city will to day pass into the hands of an E g i h svndicate and be known as the Cincinnati breweries, limited. The owners of the breweries re ceived cash amcuiticg, it is supposed, to abtut a million dolla s_ A Bls Electric Road contract. New York Feb. 19 —President Lowery, of t*e St. Paul and Minneapoli-street railway company, this morning signed a contract for the electrical r quip-ment of two hundred miles of road in those two cities. Th© con’ract is said to be the largest of the kind ever made th© amount involved being two million dollars, _____________ 8f rn pet by with Americas Authors New York, Feb. 19 —At the meeting of the department of superintendents of the National E lunation a1 association to day a resolution was adopted expressirg s* mpathy with American authors in the eff rt they are making to obtain from congress an international copyiignt law Fleetly Adapted. Albany, Feb. 19 —The world’s fair conference report was to day adopted in the assembly with only one dissenting vote. The senate tnis af lernoon agreed to the conference report. The bill now goes to the g vernor who has announced that he will sign it_ The Uafteu Feel ll* Maces a 'Geed Seowlac for the Past Year. Boston. F* b 19 —The official statement of the Union Pac fie entire system for twelve months ending December 31, show gross *»arnug3 of $89 704 000, an increase of $621 OOO; ex prises, $25,016 OCK), a« increase of 9517 OOO; net earnings, 914,698 OOO, an increase of 9103,000. Miles* Net se aaa Liver Pills. An important discovery, They act on the liver, stomach and bowels throng! the nerves. A new principle. They speedily cure biliousness, bad taste, torpid liver, piles and constipation Splen did for men, women and children. Small est, mildest, surest, 80 doses for 25 cents Samples free at J. H Wine s drag store Th* Prcefdeat Caaaot a need. New York, Feb 19 —President Her rison has written a letter to J M Thurs ton president of the Republican club league, expressing his regret at not being J able to accept an invitation to attend the annual convention of the league in Nash Ville, on March fourth next. Beek Beats Bro, Lafayette, Ind., Feb. 19.—Geo. C Beck, of Indianapolis, to day won the American Field championship wing shot from Fred JBrb, who won the cup from London, Feb 19 —Emperor William's surprising tactic! on the labor question have caused much comment not only in his own country, but among the laboring and other classes here and elsewhere There is little doubt that his expressions do not meet with the approval of the Gorman aristocracy, neither are they aken in full and unquestioned by the laboring classes. John Barns, lately made prominent as a labor agitator dur-ng the London strikes, declares there is some scheme behind it all that it is merely a sop held out to gain a popular ity among the laboring classes. The German court attributes the letters to the nfiuence of the Empress Frederick. Her son, it is now seen, has imbibed more of che strongly sentimental side of his father’s character than his earlier speeches seemed to indicate His solicitude for the wsge-earner has not prevented his German majesty from taking up anew hobby—that of fencing, which he now practices for an hour or two every day. Col. von Dresky, a former gymnasium master, finds h;m a ready pupil. This officer a few year? ago introduced a treatment from which he emperor’s left aim derived confider able benefit. FARNELL COMMISSION EXPENSES The government is satisfied with th© report of the Parnell commission and a > is the Irish party, which is paying ah.gh onapliment t» the impartiality of the judges. But after the decree comes th© bill, and the quest on of costs is agitating Downing street and Printing Hous* quare. The government will probably ask for a vote to defray the expenses of the witnesses, which has always been done in the case cf royal commissions The shorthand reporters will be paid for by the government, and they are always a heavy expense. It is said the cafe will cost the Times £150 000, at the most favorable calculations Had the case been an overwhelmingly damaging one a public subscription might have been successful, but as the feeling is more negative than anything els© the possibility of such a thing seems remote. A SECOND MISUNDERSTANDING AVOIDED The Papal dispensation under which may be eaten in lent in those countries where influenza prevailed has alrctd? been published to their flocks by the bishops, and among these a* might be expected, is Cardinal Manning, although there are complaints of a certain fishy ambiguity in the phrases used by his eminence in pro claiming the philanthropic message It happened in 1869, in the first Lent of hie trchhiehoprlc, that there was cholera in Loiid n, and that the cardinal issued a somewhat similar dispensation, which when read in church, called firth from an aged Irishwoman the exclamation: This is what comes of Raving a Protestant archbishop,” possibly it is in view of such a misunderstanding that his eminence is less direct in the terms of his dispensation than his neighbor, the Bishop of Southwark. THE LATE SULTAN OF ZANZIBAR The late sultan of ZiLZ.bar was in ©very way inferior to, though batter than his predecessor, Said Barghas He owed ais nomination two years entirely to English itfiaeDce. but since his accession has proved d fflcult to manage His moroseness, ba I temper and want of courtesy proved a great trial to Colonel Ewau-Smilh. but it must be admitted ihat his position is a trying one. His sympathies were English and German by turn, and on the very day he died Em-neror William made him a Knight of the Rad E igle. WATERLOO MEMORIAL AT BRUSSELS The last stone of the base of the Waterloo memorial at Brussel* was placed in position last weefc, and C >unt J aeq aes de Lalaing’s emblematical figure, wnich is to crown it. is now jn the caster’s hand It is of colossal size and represents a Britannia on her travels lowering the Alg at the tomb of her Waterloo heroes It v is to be hoped that either the prince of Wales or the duke O' Cambridge may be induced to unveil ii in July Count Jacques, though under thirty, is reckoned among the most em inent of iving Belgian artists In Amer lea he is f*v jrabiy known for the figure f Cnevalier Robert de la Salle, which stands in Lincoln park. Chicago. THE COMTE DB PARIS MISTAKE Said a Frenchman c f p Billon to me the other day, apropos < t the escapade of the Due d Orleans: “ I hat young man hat made a wonderful coup—such a coup as his father could never have accum plisbei.” “What,” I asked, “should the Comte de Paris have done to win popularity? ' “D ne,” replied my friend. ‘ he should have swam the Brine on horseback, naked and with a drawn sword in his mouth Ha would have been the people’s idol ever after ” Acd, really, I think that sort of thing ould have captivated the people, per haps.    Job    Hart of apprehension of disorders due to the elections. The Freiainnige Zeitung says Bismarck has ordered an inventory mads of his personal t fleets in the miniatrial residence in view of his resignation and retirement Semi official papers indicate Boetticber as the prince’s successor. Ti* Ktpnb Ic of {trasll. Rochester S. T. Dem. Chronicle. When the news of the recognition of the Republic of Brazil by the United States reached Rio Janeiro, the city was ’’luminatfd, and a national salute was fl ed. The members of the Brazilian cabinet called on United States Minister Adams and expressed their gratification. The numbers of the cabinet are determined and efficient men, and according to all accounts, they are well supported by the most intelligent men in every part of the country. Senhor Lobo, Secretary of the Interior. ha9 been retired fr.»m the cabinet because of inefficiency and dereliction in office. He has been succeeded by Cesario Alveus, a strong republican, and a man of good execute ability. Si far, the provisonal government has acted with wisdom It is the aim of the founders of the republic to model the new government after that cf the United States. The eovernment will establish a system of secular schools throughout the republic to redeem the marses from the dense Ignorance which prevails The government must proceed slowly, aa the work is one of great magnitude The enfranchised slaves and th© na’ive Brazilians are to be taught, and the income of the government is not large. Hitherto much of th© income has been wasted on royal favorites. The people have lived only to toil for the support of monarchy and '•elig ic us establishments. Now the people are to have a chance for their own •dvancement The soil of Brazil is riih aud with the advancement i f knowledge the great resource! will be turned to good account The country, if wisely gov ©rued, is destined to be one of the richest in the world. The color line will never be drawn there, for every resident of Brazil is now a citizen, and every one-will have an opportunity to aeq lire wealth and distinction according to hi* abilities. ANOTHER MIME HORROR. Mea J Uvea Lest In a Colliery Explosion. Paris, Feb 19 —An explosion occurred in a colliery near the dads© de pertinent of Nierve last night. It is not known how many lives are lost but a1 ready thirty four bodies have b en recovered. _ GENERAL FOREIGN NEWN. menu made to the Indians, and the In*! dian’a title extinguished. The senate bill granting pensions to! snay nurses which was reported favor- Mew Bmaa Ball Elgin, HL*, Feb. It.—J- B. Hickman, th* signatures of thou who *r» f»Torm-|of Monmouth, w“ ..here./F*!Y?*y JI blo to (he lottery, ud this majr be pr*- »»ogim* tor » meeting * Amore next panier? to a UU ■ubmittiri* the quia-|Tund«y, to organic a blea leagoa. tioa to a roto of tea people The Dee ^’Orleans ta a* Pardoned and Sea rt«d to lh* Frostier. Paris, Feb. 19 —It is learned upon ex cellent authority that President Carnot has decided to pardon the Due d Orleans, who will be escorted to the frontier The Figaro Giuloia and Srieil publish the following telegram from the Comte de Paris: Havana, Feb. 17 —I thank you for your very complete dispatch I in proud of my son and happy at the stand he has taken. The c nviction grieves profoundly. Address here until Thursday, afterwards at New York. Comte de Paris. The same conservative and royalist organa add: “The Comte de Paris only goes to New York in order to be on the first steamer leaving for rn English port He may be expected to arrive at Liverpool during the first week in March ” a collision in mid ocean London. Feb 19 The steamer High Gate collided with the ship Sovereign in TE* \rram>ii( f »r ii I* a Ltetaee. Sioux City Ttibune (Dem ) High license is doing effective work in St Paul. The license tier© is 91 OOO and the number of saloons is decreasing every year. La*t year 386 licenses were issued while this year bat 200 have been taken out and a few applications have not yet been acted upon. License Inspector Nugent says the decrease is the greatest ever known in the city's history The Tribune a few days ago presented figures to show how high license has decreased the number of saloons in Omaha, and wherever the syattm is in operation it has the sam© effect In Philadelphia and B >ston the result is even morn marked than in Omaha and Si. Paul, and no one can deny that the number of saloons in Dub q ie, Davenport, Bur* l ngton, Council Bluffs and other Iowa cities would be reduced at least 75 per cent if a license of $1 OOO was placed upon them. In Sioux City and Dss Moines “speakeasy” and drug stores supply the wants of the people so far as quantity is concerned, but the q lality is in nearly every place of the ran bibl The poison Boldin ihesc places is enough to induce murder and insanity, and it does it. Under high license, there would he legitimate competition and the quality of liquors would be improved, as if one saloon sold good liquor and the others poison, the one would get all the best trade The others in order to hold any business would have to sell better liquors. And another good effect would at once foliow high license. At present beer is more difficult to get in such cities as H'oux City and Des Moines, than whisky, because the latter can be more readily concealed as it occupies less a; ace to the amount of a cohol c mtained. With high licensed saloons people would drink more b *er and less whisky, than they do now Uod©r prohibition tho consumption of whisky in increasing rapidly, but it would be greatly checked by the opening of beer salmons. In fact, while there are many strong arguments in favor of high license as against prohibit n, there is hut ODO argument against it and that is that it legal zos the liquor traffic To be sure it does, and that is one of the principal reasons for it. It is better to have few lawful sa o^ns in Sioux City than to have a greyer number of unlawful places where liquor may be as readily ibtained as in a saloon The Tribune confidently asserts that there would not be so many saloons in Sioux Ci’y under 61 COO license! as there are places where iquor may be easily purchased by the rick to day._ Goi4*n Ka lea far Mea of Baslaeee. The Youn* M*n. The following contains advice which ©xperienced business men indorse and youDg men will do well to follow: Have but one business, know it thoroughly, and attend personally to its minutest details Be self reliant concentrate your energies in a determination and supreme effort to corquer success. Keep your n counsel, arend strx ly to business, and nev©r dabble in anything foreign to i ; curtail your expenses, never sacrifice !*fety to prospective large return, and always stick to industry, economy, and 'air dealings It is the merest rant and bosh to rely on Luck, he is always indolent and whining, folding his arms, drink ing a^d smoking, waiting for b g prizes in lottcrie*, or lying abel expecting a ietter with news of a legacy On th* c >ntr*'y, Labor and P.uck are the invincible heroes who conquer success; they shrike out new paths, create, contrive, think, plan, originate, take all legitmate ilks, toil to surmount obstacles, push forward and win success. Successful business men and illustrious authors have a I been hard workers Shun bad company and the prevalent vices of the day, never lend a borrowing friend more than you are able to lose if he cannot pay. Neve” borrow money to speculate with. Acquire knowledge It is only ©niight-men who successfully hold tceir own with the surging mass©* who throng the road to success. Avoid legal sxuabb^ee of every kind In discussing business disagreements, keen cool. Make all the money you can and do ail the good you can with it, rememberinir that he who lives for himself alone lives for the meanest man in creation. If encaged in public business, adverrise it; b© pure ual in meeting promised payments; k©ep short accounts; settle often; be clear and explicit in making barging Bn civil and obliging ap well decisive and prompt with customers. F-nally. in the maturity of life, don’t rush out by retiring fr rn business: Keep bridal by useful effort remembering ‘hat industry and happiness are insep©rabic. Erb’s score wa* forty-five •Poxonal’s Complexion Powder is universally known end everywhere es to- med as the only Powder that win improve the comp exion, eradicate tan, freckles and cli skin diseases. Im sr a—sd im*ir Capital 8teeE. Trenton, N. J., Feb. 19.—The American Cotton Seed OU company filed articles to-day increasing their capital stock from 920,000 000 to 930,000 OOO. ______       .    _    .    Hihherd's    “Herb Extract” cures scrofula It will probably be composed of dubs I ami blood rnmmmm See“A wonderful Cure.” have landed. A b at containing six | others is missing. A HOMS RULER DEAD. London, Feb. 19 —Joseph G. Bigger I the well known home ruler and member j of the home of commons, died to-day of I heart disease. He was sixty-two years [of age. PREPARING FOR THE ELECTIONS. Berlin, Feb. 19 —An extra force of [police is on duty in all the principle thoroughfares to-night is consequence A Good Record —“I have sold Cham-berlam'a Cough Remedy for ten years,” says Druggist E B Legg, of Vail, Iowa, “and have always warranted it and never had a bottle returned. Daring the psM ninety days I have sold twelve dozen 9mm: it has given perfect satisfaction in every instance ” It does not dry up a cough, but loosens and relieves it. It wia cure a severe cold in less time than any other treatment. Fifty cent and 91 bottles for sale by all druggists_ If some poets “learn in suffering what they teach in song.” how they must have suffered!-—Time___ Save time and money by having Lexs-ador always on hand, for the numerous diseases which more or less trouble families at times. Price 25c. If the baby is to have health, it have sound and refesbing sleep. Dr. Bull’s Baby Syrup insures this. 25 cents a bottle. ;