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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - March 8, 1890, Burlington, Iowa 7 p-sw’iw/x’;;THE BUELINGTON HAWKEYE. Established: June, 1839.] BURLINGTON, IOWA, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 8, 1890. [Pmce: 15 Cunts rn Wbxk.WANTSTHEWflOLEBOG HEADMOST THINKS DHOLE SAM SHOULD OffM HIS TELE6RAFH SYSTEMS. Congressional Proceedings-The Direct T»x Bill-The Senate Secret Session*--Iowa Postoffice Changes-General Washington News. Washington, March 7.—The house committee on poet officers and post roads to day resumed the consideration of the postal telegraph and was addressed by Ralph Beaumont, chairman cf the legi3 l&tive committee of the Knights of Labor. Representative Wade introduced in the last congress a bill for government telegraph embodying the Knights of Labor views, but the bill had died with many others. He did not think the postmaster general’s bill was a good business proposition. What farmer would buy half a farm when he could buy a whole one? The government was abundantly able to buy the whole thmg and carry it on without furnishing business opportunities for some one else This cour.'ry now is practically a government. of corporation?, by corporations and for corporations. Dr. Green, said he, was colicitious about the people in the telegraph business who would be ruined by government competition. Yet he was president of the corporation that had repaateoly crushed opposition companies and other people who invested money in the telepraoh business. The witness favored the Wade bill and said the governcnent should own, operate and centro! its own sy* tem He admitted if the Wan&maker bill resulted in cheap telegraph .ates for the people generally ho would be better pleased than under the present system He wanted tho Wade bill passed but as all legislation was the result of compromise ho should be glad to see tho Wanamaker bill passed as an opening wedge. L IND GHANT ITO HF A ll UHR. A Bill on Ult 8v.bJ*ct imported to tile Senate. Washington, March 7.—Tho senate committee on public lands this morning agreed upon and Henator Plumb subsequently reported a general land grant forfeiture bill framed on the same lines as tho bill parsed by the senate during tho last congress The bill forfeits to tho United States the lands opposite to and continuous with that portion of any railroad not now completed and in operation for the construction and benefit of which the lands havo heretofore been granted It is provided, however, that this shall not be construed as forfeiting any lands heretofore earned by the construction of any portion of a railroad under any act of congress making a grant of public lands. Persons in possession of any forfeited lands under a title derived from the state or corporation to which the restored lands were granted, are given the right to purchase lands from the United States In quantities not exceeding three hundred and twenty acres by any person at the rate of SI 25 per acre, at any time within two years after the passage of the act. Where persons or corporations hold land to which, uader the terms of the act, they cannot obtain a title from the United States, they are given six months within which to remove their growl ag crops or improvement which may bo made. A clause added to the section provides that it shall not apply to any lands in Iowa on which any person in good faith has made or asserted a right to mako a pre emption or homestead settlement. The bill repeats certain sections of several acta in regard to land grants in Iowa and Minnesota which er r tiict with its provisions In the homestead entries of forfeited lands, tho parties will be given credit for the time they have already been on the lands.__ EHN ATU ii 8 MUSI ANSWER. New Tactic* of tit* DolpM Committee in the Secret tWealon nozzle. Washington, D C , March 7.—Senator Dolph’s special committee having failed to extract any information from the newspaper men, to-day took another tack, and beginning at the heal of the list, summoned members of the senate to appear before it and put them through a course of questioning similar to that applied to the newspaper men. It is understood those summoned to-day asserted they had never disclosed the proceedings beyond the limitations of the rules. The ex Amination of the senators will require two or three days. The impression prevails hat ihe resolution to imprison correspondents for contempt will fail; but there is a probability that. some of them will be certified to the district attorney for prosecution on the charge of sedition. TUE WOHLU’S FAIR. TS* Hill Will 1’robMbly ba Beady by Monday. Washington, March 7.—-The Chicago delegation to-day discussed with the house sub-committee the world’s fair bill. It is thought that it will be finished Monday. The chairman of the Chicago committee, Lyman J. Gage, to day received a telegram from a number of Chi cago gentlemen representing an aggregate capital of between $50 OCO.OOO and $75,000 OOO. saying: “We wish you continued success in Washington. We will stand bv you and the committee in every way Chicago will now. as in the past, prove equal to any emergency. You can count on our hearty support.” IOWA AAIS TM A SIEH*. papssge of the bill, ardhe predicted, if that party failed to make good its pledge, that the fact would put an end to the pany. He was not mistaken as to the source from which the moat misrepresentation ac the north concerning the bill had come. The Jesuitical power of the country had decided a way to get control rf the schools wa*- first to get control of the press The press had received its full share of attention and had manifested its full share of subserviency. New York papers were monopolies of the worst kind, and the country parers have been perverted and poisoned by them. After an executive session the senate adjourned until Monday. THE HO USS. CiarY, of Alftbsma, ansu * a UaSBlBCBllr Washington, March 7.—Mr. Hangen, of Wisconsin, from the committee on elec-.ions, reported a resolution in the Alabama contested election case of Threat ▼a. Clark. The resolution, which was unanimously adopted, declares Clark entitled to his seat. Tho speaker laid before the house the senate bill referring to the court of claims of Woodbridge for his invention of projectiles for the rifled cannon It was defeated after some debate. The house teen went into a committee of the whole on the private calendar. Without transacting *;ny business of importance the committee rose and the house took a recess till evening which session will be for the consideration of pension bills. The house at the evening aet.sIon passed five private pension bills, and adjourned.    __ GENERAL. WASHINGTON NEWS. Taulbee’* FbriSclxes Almost AbiB-dOiltd Hopis Washington, March 7.—Taulbee is still alive, but his condition is very precarious and the most sanguine of his physicians has almost abandoned hope. THE WOULD’8 FAIR Chicago men v, ho reached here last night were again before tho subcommittee on the world’s fair this morning, talking about the detail* of the bill. It is not believed that the names of the incorporators will be selected by the stockholders within a fortnight, but the committee will not be delayed on that account. THE DIRECT TAX BILL. The direct tax bill was to day reported back to the house from the judiciary committee, accompanied by a majority report submitted by Caswell, and a minority report by Oates. The majority says the views en the bill last year meet the approval of the majority and are adopted by them la reporting the bill back this year. The minority says the veto message of ex President Cleveland is so accurate and lucid in its statement, so cogent in its reasoning and logical in iis deduction that tho minority report adepts it as expressing their views on the bill. IN FAVOR OF EIGHT HOURS Kx-Rrepresentative T J. Campbell, of New York, appeared before the house committee on postoffices to-day to advocate the passage of pending bills to limit the work of postal clerks to eight hours daily at full salary and to grant them fifteen days leave annually. Several others also spoke in favor of the eight-hour movement. TO INVESTIGATE A CRIME At a meeting of the house committee on elections today, a sub committee con aisling of Chairman Rowel!, Messrs. Lacey and Crisp, reported on the evidence in hand in the Clayton-Brecken ridge Arkansas contest and stated that owing to the ailed sed assassination of Clayton, whereby the contest was suspended, it is of the highest importance that the matter be fully investigated. They reported a resolution providing for the appointment of a sub-committee of five members to make a full and thorough investigation and if necessary go to Arkansas to pursue the inquiry. The resolution was adopted by a unanimous vote. THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION ENDED The examination cf ex-Postmaster Paul of Milwaukee was concluded to-day. This disposes of the investigation and the committee will now decide upon the course to be followed in its general inquiry. _ THE GUTTERY 8UHKME.DEAD Al MANGLED. Lzxa* Swob* Slid to be ti tiered for Vol«» Favoring the Bill’s Patens*. Bismarck N. D., March 7.—A private letter written by Attorney General Goodwin to a friend in Lisbon, N. D., was read iu the legislature yesterday. The letter states that the lottery people are paying from $200 to $500 down to members to support their bill with the understanding that the amount would be doubled when the measure was passed. It is sa<d that the attorney gent ral’s political rival is holding out for $10,000 As a plan to fight the lottery scheme it was proposed to let it ripen and permit the members who favored it to go on record and then by rousing public opinion, defeat its passage over the governor’s veto. It is sail an attempt will be made to impeach Goodwin PULLED HI8 NOSE The sensation of Goodwin’s letter is still the talk of the capitol city and the feeling in the matter is aggravated by the sensational outcome of the publication of the the letter. Today while Goodwin was talking with other gentlemen in the corridor of tho capitol, rep lesentative Walsh approached and asked by what authority his name had been used in the lotter. After a few words had passed between the two Walsh suddenly seizsd Goodwin by the nose The latter freeing himself, turned and walked away. Goodwin weighs 125 pounds while Walsh is more than twice as large. The atte racy general is urged by friends to take legal action against Walsh but so far he has refused. CfcMcra Mids Im iowa Darts* tho Wee* Ending Maroa I, Special to Thb Hawk-Stk. Washington, March 7.—Established— Cotillon, Monroe county, William L. Way, pr*®tmager; Deering, Winnebago county, Nancy F. Bailey; Muddy, Calhoun county. William C. Parks; Hano-vey, Buena Vista county, Henry Van Eigem; Kentner, Carroll county, William F. Harvey. Name Changed— Bloomington, Russell county, to Benton, Jennie Callan, cost mi stress. Discontinued—Downsville, Pottawattamie county; Eastport, Fremont county ; Hinsdale, Lee county; Mount Joy, Scott county; Upland, Lyon county; Valley View, Harrison county. Postmasters Appointed—Blockiy, Decatur county, Mrs. Ells C. Hsmton; Climbing Hill, Woodbury county, W. H. Kurd; Foster. Monroe county, J. W. Terry; Hardy, Humboldt county. J. Notestine; Okaboji. Dickinson county, W. S. Wilson; West Pilot, Iowa county, J. Springer. THE SENATE. Th* XdietUoisl BIR and Other L#«-1 ala ti ob <Joa*ld*r*d. Washington, March 7.—After some unimportant business the senate at 12:30 proceeded to the consideration of bills on the calendar.    The public build- lie bills haying been reached the following were passed; For Sterling, Illinois, $50,000; Helena, Montana, $400,-OOO. The bill appropriating $500,000 for Bait Lake City, Utah, came up and Plumb moved to reduce it to $400 000. While the discussion was going on the hour of two o’clock having arrived, the bill went over without action and the Blair educational bill came up as unfln laked bull no— Mr. Hale opposed the bill. Mr. Blair then addr—sed Uie senate >ccasioned by the con PAEUCDLiBS CF THE TERRIBLE SHOBE WBECL LAIE Heartrending Seenes-The Cause of the Accident-A List of the Dead and Wounded-Panic at a Fire — The Day’s Casualties. sidewalk. To grab his wife's green umbrella and rush into the middle of the street directly in the path of the oncoming steeds was the work of a moment for the excited farmer. His gyrations and shouting brought the horses to a sudden stop. The fire ladies drove off swearing, but the crowd cheered the old fellow as he returned to the sidewalk mattering. “Tarnation fools, let ’em run away if they want to. I’ll never risk my life to save their necks again.” TERRORIZED CHi'JAGO. Buffalo, March 7 —The work of rescuing the dead and mangled victims of the terrible wreck on the Lake Shore road, near Bay View, last night, has been going on all day. There were many sad incidents connected with the wreck, one of the saddest being the killing of Mrs. Joseph Baucus, cf Saratoga She and her husband were on their wedding trip, having been married about a week. The husband was terribly injured, but his physical suffering was nothing compared to his mental agony. He acted in a distracted manner, calling upon the doctors to save her and raving over her broken and bruised body. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stewart, of Roches et ter, were instantly killed while their eighteen-months old girl in its mother’s arms did not receive a scratch. Superintendent Cguch, of the Lake 8hore road, says Sleeping Car Conductor Fest discovered the break and went into three different cars, pulling the auto Enatic brake cords and trying to stop the rear section but they wouldn’t work. He was trying to set up the hand brakes when the crash came. Couch could not assign any reason for the failure of the automatic brakes to work. They are generally reliable. When asked why the engine with the front psrt of the train did not run away from the rear section, he said the break occurred on a down grade and that gave increased speed to the rear sections. Tho engineer claims the brakes on his part of the train became set and he couldn’t get away from the rear part in time. He didn't discover the break when it occurred, his attention being necessarily directed ahead most of the time. THE LIST OF KILLED, Buffalo, N. Y , March 7 —The names of those billed in the accident on the Lake Shore road near Bay View last night are J. Swain, a colored porter; John W. Flynn, of Canton, Ohio; John T. Power, of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, supposed to be a traveling agent; Mr and Mrs. J. E. Stewart, of Rochester, and Mrs. Joseph D. Balucus, of Saratoga Springs, New York This morning the bodies of the killed were brought into the central depot where the coroner took charge of them sud conveyed four of them to the morgue, that of Mrs. Balucus being sent to her home. A special train will take the jury to tho wreck. FURTHER PARTICULARS. The relief and wrecking train sent to the scene returned ab -ut 3:10 o’clock this morning. It was met by a large and anxious crowd, and it brought the first definite particulars of the accident. Ambulances and a corps of surgeons were also in waiting, and the work of transferring the injured persons to the hospital was quickly accomplished. It is learned that all those who were seriously injured were in the front part of the Pullman car nearest the engine, Eye-witnesses of the accicent give the ugliest praise to the big negro pelter of the car, A. E, Waldron. With great presence of mind this man dasned into tho wreckage and at much danger to limself succeeded in extinguishing tho lamps in the deeper, which were flaking up ominously and would soon have set the car afire but for his timely action, which doubtless saved many persons from perishing by fire. The action of the sleeping car conductor, Louis L Test, showed bravery and cool judgment He was the first person in the rear section of the train to notice that a coupling had parted. He instantly applied the air brake by means of a rope running through the car, but it failed to work. He ran through three cars and made a similar effort, but the apparatus was disabled in all. As a last resort he turned to the hand brakes and was screwing the nearest one up to the highest notch when the crash came. MR. HAUPT’8 STORY. Mr. Haupt, a well known la this city, who was in tho first sec an interview to-night said: “Th is the train was not in a fit co to carry human beings fro time it left Cleveland. A coupling broke before we left that city, but afterwards the conductor assured me that all was right. At Dunkirk the train parted twice. The steam couplings were broken and the air-brakes failed to act. A tray el lug companion and I discussed the situation and almost made up our minds to get off there and wait for another train, i>ut finally took our chances.” Mr. Haupt says the wreck occured at 8:55 only seven miles from Buffalo yet it was two lours and a half before the relief train arrived on the scene. Patrick Crow* Create* Consternation in the Street* of ta* World’* Fair City. Chicago. March 7.—Lost night Patrick Crowe, of Davenport, wound up a big spree in a disreputable house on Clark street. This afternoon he demanded, at the    point    of a revolver,    from Annie Hall, in whoee company he was,    jewels    valued at    $1,500,    which she had. The woman screamed and Crowe fired, the bullet lodging in the fleshy part of her arm. Crowe seizsd her jewelry and rushed toward the street At the door he was met by a colored woman, whom he knocked senseless with the but of his revolver. He got away for the time being and later in the afternoon pawned the diamonds. Officer Linville, who had been watching for him, met him at the door of the pawnshop and attempted to arrest him, but was instantly shot down, the bullet passing through his face and cutting his tongue in two. Crowe ran "down the    street,    followed    by a    hundred    citizens. Officer    Briscoe    located several blocks down, attempted with a drawn revolver to stop the flying man, but Crowe promptly planted a bullet in Brise re’s breast and kept on. Scon after, he turned and discharged the last cartridge at his pursuers; the bullet striking C. E. C ie in the arm. At last Crowe was cornered in a blind alley, but kept the crowd at bay with his empty revolver until two detectives stole a march on him and knocked him down and hand cuffed him. Fully one thousand people followed the trio to the station, yelling “lynch him.” but the detectives landed him safely behind the bars. Crowe is supposed to have been crazy from drink. Mr. Crows is a native of Davenport, Iowa, where his wife is at present. His mother resides in the western part of Iowa and Magistrate King, of Omaha, is his brother-in-law. TRE EASTEKN “FRIZZ ABD.” The annoyance occasioned tinual crying of tne baby, at once ceases when the cause is promptly removed by using Dr. Bull’s Baby Syrup. The most beautiful complexion can only be possessed where there is pure blood. Laxador will renovate the blood, and remove impuities. United Mia# Were ere Springfield, 111., March 7.—The United Mine Workers of Illinois to-day agreed upon a scale of price! for maching that would equalize the price in competi live districts subject to modification and alteration of the national executive com mittee. A two thirds vote will hereafter be necessary to alter the constitution. The convention adjourned after electing the following officers: President, Wm 8calfe, Coal City; secretary-treasurer, Ebenzsr Howells, Braceville: Blate audi tors. John Fakers, Springfield, and J. L. Gehr, Edwards Station. A Bul Suspend*. San Francisco; Maroh 7.—The private banking firm of Biiloc Freres as signed to day. Liabilities estimated at $500,000 The establishment is a branch of the banking house Bailee Freres of Paris. It is stated that as soon as the establishment receives a remittance from Paris they will be able to pay all liabili ties. Free samples of Dr. Miles’ Restorative Nervine at J. BL Witte’s drug store. Cures Headache, Nervousness, Steeple sane**. Neuralgia. Fits. lMk«ial«r 3e»t«B«e4. Lebanon, Ohio, March 7.—Yesterday, ex-treasurer Coleman, who has been convicted of the embezzlement of $12,500, was sentenced to pay double that amount, pay coat of prosecution and be imprisoned in the penitentiary for two and one-half year* Tlitnnomalers Down lo Thirty Below Z *ro«Frnit Oamagad, Troy, N. Y., March 7.—The temperature at Saratoga this morning fell to twenty-four below zero, the coldest there in twp years. la the Adirondacks tbs mei Cary ranged from twenty six to thirty below. St. Johnsburg, Vt., March 7 —The thermometer here registered thirty degrees below zoro this morning and thirty-five below’ at Loudonville. Allegan, Mich , March 7.—The cold weather of the past few days has greatly damaged the peach crop, and the prospects are that there will only be half a crop next season. BIUT19H GOLD. Now After Iii* Oyster and Frail In-daiirii* of Baltimore. Baltimore, March 7—The Sun says plans are being perfected whereby a large English syndicate is to gain control of nearly ninety five per cent of the oyster and fruit packing houses of Baltimore. These represent an annual output of capital of between fifteen to twenty millions of dollars. Competition in this business has caused serious shrinkage cf profits during the past five years _ “J AI K THS RIPJPEtt’S” RIVAL.. PANIC AT A FIRE. Fl«m«*Drlv* Srv*nte*n Families from a T*n« meal Horns* Into His Cold. New Yoke,'March 7.—Seventeen families were put in peril early this morning by a fire in a tenement house in Ludlow street. Several fire boxes failed to work and the flames gained considerable headway betore the firemen arrived. There was a terrible panic among tho frightened and half naked occupants who suffered terribly also from cold. There were many narrow escapes, and one child will probably die from exposure. Loss about $10,000. A Fatal Dost Explosion. Evansville, Ind., March 7.—An ex plosion occurred at noon in the shaving or dust room of the Armstrong furniture factory, and a resultant fire completed the wreck. Three boys. Fred Sachs, Willie Cheatham and George Crawford. who were in the room eating dinner, were burned to death. Charles Shelby, the engineer, had both legs broken and was otherwise badly crushed. SMEE on By a cave-la. Wilkes Barre, Pa, March 7.-The suburb of Plymouth was terribly shaken by a cave in this morning, the surface settling in some places ten feet. One house was completely wrecked and several others badly damaged. No one was seriously hurt. __ KUM EF a Cart ac Bask. Petersburg, Va. March 7.—Two colored men were killed and one fatally injured by a caving sand bank on the Norfolk and Western road to day. Peris*** ta ta* Flams*. Denton, Md., March 7.—The dwelling of Alexander Stokes wa* burned to-day and Mrs. Stoke*, who was subject to epileptic fits, perished in the flames. Kllla* *F a Premature Blast. Newark, N. J., March 7.—Two laborers at Nevin’a Bagle Rock q Orange, were killed by a premature to-day. a Fire Toledo, March 7 —The moat comical saiakap that ever I fire engine occurred in this city. The noise of an approaching fire apparatus startled a sixty A Obasti? Tradgadr Comas to LlK*t la Moscow. Moscow March 7 — A ghastly tragedy has come to light in this city A parcel was left at the residence of Prince Dol-goroukcff containing the head of a woman. With the parcel was left a note bearing no signature saying:    “This is our first exploit. We will soon outdo Jack the Ripper.” It is believed the woman was killed for betraying the nihilists.    _ Bishop Sfiwmtn D*posed. Chicago, March 7.—The conference at the Em&nutl Evangelical church to-day rendered the following verdict against Bishop B )wman: “The charges are sustained. Bowman is found guilty and deposed from office as Bishop and the ministry until the next general conference. The cnarga of “unchristian conduct” consisted of numerous alleged slanderous assertions against fellow ministers*; numerous charges of falsehood and unbecoming language. One charge on the latter ground was that he stigmatized the action of a certain conference as “a scheme conceived in hell and brought forth in iniquity.” RAILROAD MATTERS. Catlins Do wa D*av*r Passee gar Rales. Chicago, March 7.—The Rock Island has given notice that, beginning Monday, the passenger rate from Kansas City to Denver. Colorado Springs and Pueblo will be $10. This is to meet the Missouri Pacific cut. Oilier roads will follow suit. This makes the rate from Chicago to Denver $18 and $15 for first and second-classcs.LOST INT! LAKE. JAKS XcHTOSH AHD TSO LADY OOI-FAH10IS DHOVIED. They Drive Upon the Treaeheroes lee of Spirit Lake aid are Never Again Sees Alive-One Body Recovered-Iowa News. Special to The Hawk-Stv. Spirit Lake, March 7.—A young man, James McIntosh, and two girls, daughters of James Evans, of this place, are missing under rather strange circumstances. One of the girls, with whom McIntosh was keeping company, left here Wednesday on foot. McIntosh learned that she had gone and hired a team, took the other girl and went to Spencer where the former had a sister. He stayed there a short time, then took into his wagon both girls, saying he had to be here in time to go to work, andjeft there at three a. rn. Thursday. Since then nothing has been heard of them. Fears are entertained that they may have driven upon the lake and gone into some of the holes where the ice has been taken out. A search is being made. LATER. The whole party are drowned and the body of one of the girls has been recovered. This is four children that Evans has lest in the lake. _ ILLEGAL WHISKY SELLERS. Trolling Hor** Solo. New York, March 7.—The sale of G. ValenBin. Pleasanton, California, trotting horses commenced this morning. The following are the most important gales Hattie, br. f. 1888, Valensin Boy by Bic-cancer, to Jacob Rupert, city, for $3, 330; Valensin, ch. s., F. C. Moodus, Connecticut, $3 3G0; Gold Leaf, ch. f.. J. H Schul!z, Parkville, Long Island, $8,000; Saccharine, b. c , E. J. Travis, Chicago, $4 500; Thistle, blk. a J H. Schultz, Brooklyn, New York, $4 0u0. More Bootleggers Fined. Special to Th* fiiWK-Sn. LaHarpk, IIL, March 7.—The gcoi citizens of our city seem determined to make an example of our bootleg saloon-ists. William Mills and A. S. Hum were brought before the police magistrate today and each fined fifty dollars and costs. There are others who do not seem very happy over their future prospects.  ^_ Toarlsts, Whether on pleasure bent or business, should take on every trip a bottle of 8yrup of Figs, as it acts most pleasantly and effectual iy on the kidneys, liver and bowels, preventing fevers, headaches and other forms of sickness. For sale in 50c and $1 bottles by all leading druggists ____ Find by Tramps. Special to Th* Hawk-Ete. Bushnell, IIL, March 7.—The barn and contents on David Doner’s farm, one mile south of this city* was destroyed by fire tbig morning. The barn contained farm implements, grain, hay and three valuable horses. It is supposed the barn was fired by tramps._ Hers!*rd’* Beld Pboepbate. A Healthy Tonto. Used In pise? of lemons or lime juice ll will harmonize with such stimulants as are necessary to take. _ Throe Boyo Dm wand. Knoxville, Tenn., March 7.—Two sons of William Maples and a son of William Bsksr, while trying to eros* the river s'x een miles above here yesterday were drowned by their boat capsizing. I fire-y ear-old counttyman and his wife aa ______ _ fioSPItk* vers making Hair way alose the I Witte’s drug (toro Change of life, backache, monthly irregularities, hot flashes, are cured by Dr. Miles’ Nervine. Free temples ai J. H. Cascade Sslooalst* Arrested for Selling Liquor Wlthoat Ll cease. Special to The Hawk-Eye. Anamosa, March 7.—G. W. Rockwell, one cf the main defendants in the Cascade liquor cases being tried in this city, has been accustomed not only to fell whisky by the pint, quart or gallon. but also by fire and ten gallon lots to his patrons ‘from this and other “dry” points. Thursday a deputy United States marshal came along and boldly took the desperate “Rock” to Dubuque. Rockwell had paid a special tax a3 a retailer, hut the moment he sold quantities exceeding five gallons he became a wholesaler. which requires another license and which he had failed to secure, he was bound over to appear before the United States grand jury. Other Cascade saloonists nave violated the law in a similar manner and will doubtless seceive attention ater. A BRAVE GIRL FORGOTTEN. Miss Kale Shelley, the Molagoaa, Iowa, Her Ola*, Almost Peanllsss. Moingona, March 7.—Only a few years ago the country rang with the praise of Miss Kate Shelley, of Moingona, Iowa, who crossed a swollen stream in the dark at great risk to herself, and in the midst of a howling storm, to save a passenger train, for a bridge had been swept away by a torrent. Poems were written on the episode, pictures appeared in the illustrated papers, and innumerable paragraphs were written about the heroine. It is said that she saved the railroad company $50 000 or more in property, to say nothing of what they might have been called upon to pay for lives lost and passengers injured To-day Miss Shelley is the sole support of a widowed mother and three small children, and they are living in a heavily mortgaged house, which is their only property. Three years ago she risked her life for others, and her reward is chiefly the consciousness of a brave and successful deed. The railway company gave her a small reward, less than the value of one of the cars which she saved, and the passengers whose lives were preserved by her act have entirely forgotten hen_ A RICH FIND. Heavy Deposits of Lead Ore Nsar Dubuque. Dubuque, March 7.—One of the heaviest deposits of lead struck in this vicinity for years has recently been discovered on the Randall farm, just outside the city limits. There are in sight one sheet of ore thirty feet high and fourteen inches thick, besides several flat sheets ten to twelve inches thick. Ex-Alder-man Kenneally owns a large interest in the mine. It is estimated that it will yield at the least 1,000.000 pounds. Heavy Failure la Le Mars. Le Mars, la., March 7.—One of tho heaviest failures ever known in this city occured here wednesday. The store of J. M. Dunn, & Co., was closed under chattel mortgage for $2,500 to the German American Savings bank, and $6,500 attachments by the First National Bank. Dunn has been for years the trusted agent for eastern capitalists and loan companies. He is one of the heaviest stockholders in the Le Mars water and light compania, and last summer put in a system of waterworks at a cest of $69, • OOO. He has also been largely interested in Dakota mortgages. It is thought he is now rusticating in Canada. Nearly, if not quite all, of the home claims are se cured. __ A Close Call* Special to Th* Hawk-Btv. Bagley, March 7.—The night operator at this place Wednesday night, while going for a pail of water a few moments before the east-bound express was due, stumbled across several heavy timber! placed across the track below the depot with mslicious intent. Fortunately the train was a few moments late, otherwise a terrible accident would have resulted. The perpetrators of the fiendish act have not been discovered. True* Laylas Besa Mod. Sioux City, March 7.—Track laying on the Pacific Short line was resumed yesterday in Dakota county, Nebraska three miles west of this city. Since the completion of the winter bridge the company has been unloading material at a rapid rate, something like 1,400 car loads being now piled ap on the Nebraska side. Killed by tho Cars. Spacial to The Hawk-Ete. Keokuk, March 7.—1This morning, L. Payne, a car repairer in the St Louis Keokuk and Northwestern shops, "at-tempted to peat between two cars against which in en vine was backing. Funeral Sunday, at Hamilton, Illinois. A Ball Tem Oraaalsed. Dubuque, Ll, Match 7.— A base ball association was incorporated to-cay and W. S. McCarell elected manager of the team. A number of players have been secured and the dub will be n member of the Ulinois-Iowa league. The capital stock of the company ii $5,000. Special to The Hawk-Ete. Anamosa, March 8 —A gang of borg lam have been located near Anamosa and yesterday a March warrant was issued and search instituted, but the goods had been spirited away. The burian under arrest for a big wolf hunt to take place on the 15&h of March. A meeting will be held in this city on the lith to make necessary arrangements. The hunt will be of the ring specie*. all the participants forming a Taal circle zed slowly dosing in on their game, allowing none to escape. Much damage and loss has been experienced by farmers from the ravages of these animals among the sheep and hog pens. _ Th* t rop Otttloo*. Ft. Madison, March 7.—It is safe to say that the acreage of winter wheat in Lee county this season is fully thirty per cent greater than it was last year. The chief reason for this ie* in the successful crop of last year. It has inspired farmers to sow more of this important cereal, and judging from the reports as to the conditions and prospects, there is every indication that the coming harvest will establish the wisdom of their action. The wheat crop of 18S9 was a marvelous one, both as to quantity and quality of the product. Unless it has been seriously injured by the last freeze there is every reason to expect the yield per acre of 1890 to equal that of 1889. I    ■■    1 ■    ■■■■■■■ Creamery Work Temporarily Suspend* d. Ft. Dodge, March 7 —A delay ie the arrival of the machinery for the creamery has checked the progress of the contractors in the completion of their • contract for a few days past The cold weather has also stopped work on the reservoir. _ BABS BALL. Proceeding* af th* Philadelphia dab Agelast Hallman Philadelphia, March 7.—Proceedings of the Philadelphia Ball club against 8hort-Stop Hallman to restrain him from playing with any other than the Philadelphia club. came up to-day bafore Judges Arnold and Thayer. The counsel for both sides argued the matter and the court held the matter under advisement. In the course of the argument Judge Thayer (who had been reading a copy of the National Lsague contract) interrupted with a remark: “I see by the contract the club can discharge a player within ten days, but the player is compelled to play with tho club as it may see fit.”    » dark days. Spacial to The Hawx-Eth.    _ Keokuk, March 7 —The Hubiager Brothers propose establishing amt at the largest starch factories im th* country ia this city. The capital stock will be $L 000000. _ A Bls Waif Maas. Special to Tee Hawk-Ete Mt. Plkuar, March A call ha been Issued by the tamers of this amity Funeral Bervie** Over the Remain* of Yon** Abraham Lincoln London, March 7 —Services over the remains of Abraham Lincoln, son of Minister Lincoln, were held to day at the residence and were conducted by Rev. J. Monroe Gibson, formerly of Chicago Among those present were all the members of the American legation and the consulate and their wives. .The c Cia was hidden beneath a mass of flowers After the sex vices the body was placed in a catacomb in Kensal Green cemetery. AN IOWA LAWYER GONE. Council Bluffs, March 7.—Judge Samuel Clinton, the oldest member of the Pottawattamie county bar, died at half past nine yesterday morning. EX MINISTER PENDLETON’S FUNERAL Cincinnati. March 7.—The body of Ex-Minister Pendleton was brought here to-night. The funeral exercises and interment will take place tomorrow. DEATH S HARVEST. Zanesville, O., March 7.—Hon. J. C. McGregor, leading clerk in the state house of representatives, died this morning of diphtheria Mrs. McGregor died died last Friday, immediately after the death of four children, making six deaths in the family within a little over two weeks One of the four small children remaking is now very low, together with McGregor’s aged father, for whom there is little hope of recovery. Imperial Feder tlo* Lob damned. Quebec, March 7.—Resolutions condemning the imperial federation proposed by David and seconded by Premier Worrier were passed in the legislative assembly to day as follows: ‘ That this house is opposed to an imperial federation which would prevent Canada from having with the other nations on the Americal continent relations most favorable to commercial and industrial prosperity and social and political development.” _ Compromised a Salt, Speclal'to Thi Hawk-Ete. Cabthage. 111., March 7 —The interesting suit of W. E. Wenship vs. W. H. Blackaby has been settled in the circuit court. Wenship sued Blackaby for a goodly sum, charging that Blackaby had alienated the affections of his wif«. Wenship has compromised the affair by accepting $500,_ Ex-Governor Ki’Kllib’* Will. New Haven, Con*., March 7.—The will of the late ex Governor English, was made public to day and gives $60,-OOO to various charitable and educational projects. The family mansion and personal property is bequeathed to his widow and the remainder of the estate, estimated at $2,000,000 to his only son, Henry. _ A Bromine Fir rn. Foils. New York, March 7.—A general assignment of the brewing firm of Monroe Eickstein, which has been rated by commercial agencies at from half to a million dollars, was filed in court to day. The preferences foot up to $123,000. The indebtedness of the brewery is about $400 OOO, that of Wortheimea individually $250,000. The Flacon Shoot Chicago, March 7.—The Kansas City team beat the Chicagos by four birds in a two days’ shooting contest ended this evening. The score was 429 to 416, and and one thousand birds were shct at from ground traps. I’ve been a sufferer from rheumatism for years and have been unable to obtain any relief at all. Salvation Oil gave me entire relief and I heartily recommend it. Henry Winkel, Baltimore, Md. What so wonderful, aa a severe cough cured by Dr. Bull’s Cough Syrup to.' 25 cents. Try it!_ Noland Resigns. JI Everson City, March 7.—State Treasurer Noland handed his written resignation to Governor Francis this afternoon, bit the governor has not de cided whether he will accept it. No lard s bondsmen say his deficit is $32,718.    _ Has cad tor BA arder. Charlestown, W. V., March 7.—Felix Ksmpf was hanged at eleven o’clock this morning. His crime was the mur der of hi* daughter Mary, aged twenty, and his son William, last December. Too Choop. “Papa,” cried a little levenyear-old, “I want some money to get—” “Don’t go say further,” he interrupted, throwing down a coin. The child came slowly ud to him, after pocketing the money, and barely touched his cheek with a Ho “Humph,’’ejaculated the parent, “from the kiss yon give I should judge that you don’t appreciate it very much.” She caught hold of his hands, and look inc squarely into his eyes, solemnly said “Do yon expect a ten dollar kiss for fifty center^_ Tho bartender spends much of his tins in drawing to a folL—Washington Capital. _ Ho* SfbkftH’i "Herb iTtrMt" fo» th* blood THE DAY AT DES MOINES BOTH DEIOCBATS IID lEPDBLlCAMS LEIRD PROFITABLE LESSORS. Proceedings in the Hoise and Senate-Yarious Bills Introduced-Rent's Scheme Fails-HL* License Bill -Keithsburg Bridge. UU bt. J The fisherman takes no credit to himself for giving caste to his calling; it is right in his line —Yonkers Gazette. Pean* soap I* th* mom moaaaat toilet adjunct. Tie reason that some mea enjoy cards so mach ie playin'.—Merchant Traveler. The Hawk-Eyk Bureau, Capitol UuiLDiaa, Des Moines, la., March On account of the protracted length of the joint session yesterday, the members were prevented from presenting any petitions or bills, and were glad when it as over to get home to dinner. There was hardly a quorum present in either [louse at the time of adjournment, and there was no disposition to do anything. The democratic side was very much chagrined at the failure of its scheme on the Ft. Madison wardenship and learned anew the lesson that republicans in Iowa are incorruptible, even though they may at times be at variance with the leaders. The republicans learned one thing also, and that is that they must be eternally igilant or the democratic side will take an unexpected advantage of them. Such an affair occurred in the early part of the session in regard to a minor position, and the republicans, by reason of no concerted action on their part, were forced to accept a man whom they had rot named for the position to which he was chosen. On all important matters they have been on the alert, and our democratic brethren will have to elaborate something very subtle if they expect to win. Party lines are too closely drawn for either side to be caught napping when anything of real importance is to be considered. In the house this morning matters opened up with the consideration of the joint resolution asking congress to pass a law for the payment of arrearages of pensions. It had been passed by the senate aud the republicans tried to get the house concurrence at once. The democrats wanted it referred to the committee on federal relations. Among the republicans the idea prevailed that no investigation was necessary to give a proper understanding of the matter. The resolution was adopted and will go to congress. Petitions and memorials were called for and quite a number were presented on the soldiers’ monument question. The presentation of petitions occupied the greater part of an hour, and then the reports of committees were presented. Mr. Lane, from the committee on rules, presented the report on the rules for this house, and they were adopted. The judiciary committee reported a slight amendment to house file No. I, an act legalizing the action of the town of What Cheer in annexing certain territory. The rules were suspended, the bill considered, engrossed, read a third time and passed. Introduction of bills was taken up and the following presented: By Chamberlain: To amend the law in relation to grand juries. By Clarke-The provide salaries for justices of the peace in lieu of fees. By Coyle—To provide for the permanent support of the state university. By IlendLrsnot—To protect employes in theo- claims for wages. By Hendershot—To regulate weighing coal in mines arid establish a uniform system. By Letovsky—To appropriate money for the state university. By. H. McCarthy—To appropriate money for the agricultural college. By Russell—To define qualifications of railway engineers. When the introduction of bills was finished, committee reports were taken up and disposed of. Dent’s license bill pre ci pi lated considerable discussion. The bill had been printed and now the time bad come for reference. Dent wanted it to go to the democratic committee on police regulations in order that he might get a favorable report on it, and Dobson, chairman of the suppression of intemper ance committee, republican, thought his committee should take charge of the bill Some members argued that the wishes of a member should be consulted in all cases and every bill referred as its auth- r desired. Others said such bills should go to the proper committee and thus abriate the necessity of again referring after being examined by one committee. This bill, however, was not judged on these arguments It was the prohibits n and license issue, and the democrats wanted matters their own way with their own bill; but as the republicans had chosen the committee to deal with that subject, they thought that all bills, license or prohibition should go through what they considered the proper channel. The vote on the subject stood 46 to 45 in favor of referring to the com mittee on the suppression of intemperance Ewart, the union labor man, who has so steadily voted with the democrats, this time cut loose from them and voted with the republ ems There were four pairs, and Cnase (rep ) was absent from the room at the time. This vote shows that any attempt to repeal the prohibitory law will not pass the house, and a prohibition bill could get a constitutional majority. Prohibition is safe if the members all retain their present position In the senate this morning petitions were the first thing in order and their presentation occupied about an hour’s time After the petitions had been disposed the senators unloaded the bills that had been accumulating during the past two days. The more important were: By Kelly—To appropriate money for the support of the state university. By Mosnat—To increase the number of judges of the supreme court By Brower—To provide for the permed support of the state university. By Harsh-To prevent the restraint of labor and trade and prevent pools, trusts and conspiracies. By Perkin*—To appropriate money for the hospital for the insane at Clarinda. By Davidson—To appropriate money for the state agricultural college. Senator Meservey was this morning el acted president pro tem of the senate by a vote of 45 to I. The introduction of billa occupied the rest of the morning. IOWA LEGISLATURE an traduced were to increase the number of judges of the supreme court; to prevent restraint of labor and trade and pool*, trusts and conspiracies; appropriation bills were introduced for the state university, agricultural college Mid hospital for the insane at Clarinda; also bill for the permanent support of the university. Adjourned until tc morrow morning. THS IOWA. v. KM TK AL Th* MMilan Of th* K*lth*ha*n Bride* Bondholders lo Now Torn. The New York Herald prints the following account of the meeting of tho Keithsburg bridge bondholders in that miy on March 4: RUSSELL SAGE AS A BANDIT KING. Eight of the Ioita Central's Myrmidons T>y to Steal the Keithsburg Bridge. The Keithsburg bridge bondholders, who met at the office* of the Central Trust company yesterday to consider what steps to laze to force the Iowa Central railway, which guarantees interest on the bonds, to make the payments, expressed great indignation at an attempt last Friday night by Iowa Central employes to take forcible possession of the bridge They declared that President Russell Sage, of the railroad, was at the battorn of the move, and in fact that the mild looking gentleman named must be kind of operatic bandit king on a small scale The whole trouble began when Mr. Sage tried to reduce the interest on the bonds. The bridge is the Iowa Central’s medium of crossing the Mississippi Soon after the defaults on the bond coupons the Central Trust company, trustee for the bondholders, took possession of the bridge and collected a rental daily. Since February 2 the bridge ha* not been used, Mr Sage, who is a somewhat stubborn man, actually abandoning about fifty miles of the Iowa Central a ira:k and running his trains south to Burlington, Iowa, on anither railroad, crossing the river there and running them north again, a most expensive method of wreaking vengeance on the bondholders. The cost to the Iowa Central of this move must have been largely in excess of the rental of the bridge. A GRAND BANDIT PLAN. The Iowa Ct ntral made this absurd detour on the tracks of the Chicago) Burlington and Quincy railroad, a gentleman largely interested in that company and a heavy owner of the Keithsburg bonds, however, goon found out what was being done and he had the arrangement smashed. Then somebody in tim Iowa Central conceived the plan of taking forcible possession of the bridge and running their trains over it anyhow, since the Burlington road had thrown them over. Eight more or less desperate employe* of the Iowa Central were detailed as banditti to steal the bridge, which was hold by only one man. Somehow the plot got out, and the Central Trust company’s counsel, who last month sent Lawyer Edward Kent, of their cilice, to formally take over the property, telegraphed the bridge tender to open the draw and “spike” the machinery so that the bridge could not be closed. When the eight banditti arrived in disguise at the scene of their projected exploit they found that the “spiked” bridge was not worth embezzling. NOT ONE OF THE CONSPIRATORS Vice-President Morse, of the Iowa Cen- play^- TM* Prooeedlaa* of To-day. Dis Moines, March 7.—In the house, the bill legalizing annexation of certain territory to the town of What Cheer, passed. Tne following bills were introduced: To provide salaries for justices of the peace in lieu of fees; providing for the permanent support of the state university; defining tne qualification* of locomotive engineers; preventing sale of tobacco to minors; to provide for taxation of the capital stock of banka; to authorise mutual insurance companies to consolidate ; defining eligibility of county superintendents of schools. Dent’s license bill was referred to the committee on the suppression of intemperance, republican committee. Dent wanted it to go to the committee on police regular tions, democratic. The vote was dose sad was decided by Ewart (union labor) voting with the reptiMicaaa. SNEATH. la the senate a large number of petitions regarding the soldiers’ monument Th* important UU* in tra!, was accused by the bondholders yesterday of being a party to the bridge stealing plot, but he denied it and said St that it must have been conceived some ‘ overzealous superintendent is claimed, however, that the first clew to the plot was got from Mr. Morse himself, who let slip a few words that put the bondholders on their guard. The Iowa Central people were very independent at first at yesterday’s meeting and tried to dictate their own terms, but the bondholders said that they would have their interest or nothing. The railroads offered five per cent on the bonds, but the bridge people insisted on six, with proper payments toward a sinking fund. By the time the meeting adjourned there was a more amicable feeling and it was thought that at a further conference to day the bondholders will get what they claim._ IOWA IN BRIEF. Methodist camp in the Methodist Camp Meeting —A meeting is in progress church at Vinton. An Andersonville Ball — A Gilman veteran gives a big ball each year en the anniversary of his release from Ander son Ville. Heavy Snow Storm —The heaviest snow storm of the season prevailed at Sioux City, Thursday. The mercury stood at zero. A Girl Saved.—LonaShannon, a wayward Glenwood girl, was rescued from a Council Bluffs den of vice Tuesday by he* mother. Adj err ant General —The Dubuque Herald says Governor Boies has determined to appoint George Greene, of Cedar Rapids, adjutant general of the state. HORSES Burned —At Truro, Sunday night, fire destroyed a large barn belonging to G. Fowler, together with six head of horses and a lot of hay, grain and farm implements. Gamblers Must Go —About seventy-five of Council Bluffs’ citizens have issued a notice to gamblers, saying that vigorous steps will be taken immediately to close ail gambling houses. IN THE COMMONS* Aa Amendment to SmltM’* Motion on tao Parnell Bepart London, March 7—In the common* to day Louis J. Jennings, a conservative, gave notice that he would move to add the following to Smith’* motion on the Parnell report: “The house condemns the conduct of those who were responsible for the accusations against the members of the house of complicity in the murder when such accusatiuds were baaed on forged letter.” This was received with opposition cheers, and Justin McCarthy expressed intense satisfaction at finding a conservative thus taking an i ndependent action looking to censuring Parnell’s assailants.__ GM NX BAL FOREIGN NM WM. Herr Von Tina, Prim* MI motor, WtlM-drowe From IM* Hana ar tan Contact. Pesth, March 7.—The discussion between Hart Von Til a, the prime minister, and other members of the Hungarian cabinet in regard to the naturalization of Louis Kossuth, has finally resulted in the withdrawal from the ministry of Von Tiza, the emperor having accepted his resignation. It is believed the actual resignation of Tiizi has been postponed until the budget is pasted. villages destroyed by earthquakes. London March 7.—Several earthquake •hocks occurred at Kutais in Asiatic Russia. Three villages were destroyed. GREAT STRIKE IN LIVERPOOL Liverpool, March 7.—The strike hee become general, and it is estimated that thirty thousand wen are idle on account of the lockout. No work is being done on the docks, and the Atlantic shipping trade is paraly zed. A stron g police force is guarding the dock, and the military expect to be celled out._ A PRUSSIAN MINISTER DRAD- Berlin. March 7.—Dr. FnedenthaJ* formerly the Prussian minister of agriculture, is dead.   _ Dyfpeptla’svictim**rcnumtwrfd byteen* •end*. Bo are tboee who have b*en natona to health by Hood’s Bar—pan Pa. La grippe headaches by Hoffman’* Hermes der. anre and oaf*: don t affect the helix. Agmcy at Beery’* drug store. ■HMi ;