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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - March 28, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAWKEYE. Established: June, 1839.]BURLINGTON, IOWA, FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 28. 1890 [Puce: 15 Cents pbx Week. HE BILL ADMETUS TEAT TERRITORY AB A STATE PASSES THE HOUSE. Democratic Arguments Against the Proposed Slate —The Anti-Trust Bill Referred—Bills In the Senate—.Pacific Railroad Bills* Washington, March 27.—The house met at eleven o’clock to-day in continuation of yesterday’s session, and tip Wyoming admission bill was taken up for consideration. Outhwaite, of Ohio, opposed the bill, basing his opposition upon the insufficiency of population in the proposed state Buckalew, of Pennsylvania, also antagonized the measure, declaring it was a bribe held out to congress by the local office-seeking element in the territory. It was intended to back the United States senate, the senate already having eight new seats, six fairly held and two stolen. McAdoo, of New Jersy, said the constitution of Wyoming had almost everything in it that was bad in politics, morals and economics. It held out to European syndicates the advertisement that Wyoming was the mecca to which they should hasten their steps in order to gobble up the public lands. Mr. Springer, of Illinois, said in the last congress he had favored the admission of four new states at this session. He had introduced the omnibus bill because he thought that all the territories should be treated fairly and equally. The Wyoming bill gave the women the right of suffrage. The Idaho bill deprives Mormon men and women of the right to vote. The reason for this is that in Wyoming the Mormons vote the republican ticket, while in Idaho it is amp acted they hold the democratic ticket. M monism is no obj action to the admission of a state, except when the people having that belief wer a bus pccted of having a desire to vote the democratic ticket He believed that if the Mormons of Utah would vote with the re publeans the gentlemen on the other side would railroad a bill through the house for the admission of that territory to the states. At one o’clock the previous question was ordered. Mr. Sprit ger offered three amendments which were all efeated: Provided for another convention, called under the act of congress; providing that there shall be an election in Wyoming on the first Monday in November next for representatives in congress and for state and judicial officers, and if the vote is against female suffrage that feature shall be omitted from the constitution; aid one striking out the clause of the constitution providing for female suffrage. Mr Breckenridge, of Kentucky moved to recommit the bill; lost. A vote was then taken on the bill, resulting in its passage, yeas 139, nays 127. This was a strict party voto except that Dunned, of Minnesota, voted with the democrats. Mr Bauer, of New York, moved to reconsider and moved to lay that motion on the table The motion to reconsider was tabled by a party vote. The house then went into committee of the whole on the army appropriation bill. The bill was read at length and without action the committee rose and the house adj turned THIS SKNATX. Sippi river between the mouth of the Illinois and the mouth of the Missouri rivers; the senate bill to amend the act constituting Lincoln, Nebraska, a port of delivery; house bill retiring Tremont as major general; senate biff suspending for one year the statutes requiring steamers to be provided with certain life-saving appliances, guns for throwing line, etc. TO AHIND THS CENSUS ACT. The house bill to amend the census act of March 3, 1889, was passed in the sen ate to-day. The amendment allows special agents IS per day for subsistence when traveling. THE PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION. Washington, March 27 —The president gave a special reception this afternoon to delegates to tip convention of the American Assedation for the education of the colored youths now in sea aion. In response to an introductory address by Profeisor Gregory the president said, in part: “I have a firm belief that the rock of our safety as a nation lies in the proper education of its population; that it is impossible for a man to discharge his duties as a citizen without the knowledge derived from common schools.” RECIPROCITY WITH ARGENTINE REPUBLIC. It has transpired that in the debate on the report of the commission on a customs union, the United States delegates, upon authority of Secretary Blaine, offered a bill for reciprocity with Argentine Republic, Dr. Saenz Pena, the dele gate from that country, having advocated free trade in the minority report and in a speech in support of it. No offer of reciprocity was made to any other South American republics as was reported. IN OPPOSITION OP THE SILVER BILL. Mr. Bland, of Missouri, and Mr. Williams, of Illinois, from the committee on coinage, submitted to the house a minority report in opposition to the Windom silver bill. The report says the bill is “very adroitly drawn to suspend silver coinage, totally demetize silver and permanently establish single standard of gold payments, but all the same it does these things effectually, though cunningly.” THE TARIFF. The ways and means committee has restored the old duty on whiting and Paris white. The committee practically agreed to place works of art on the free list. _ MARYLAND’S FUNDS SHORT. FULL TEI! Of THE DEIOCBATO LII BILL Its Consideration by the House Yesterday—The Work of the Senate-A Lynching: Bee Proposed—General State News. as State Treasurer Archer’* Account* Met la a Satisfactory Condition. Annapolis, Md., March 27.—No one here seems to know just the extent of State Treasurer Archer’s difficulties. Intimate friends of Archer’s have known of his trouble since Monday and any amount to make good his shortage was tendered. He rejected all offers of aid, saying that he himself could settle the affair. The theory is advanced to day that in a moment of temptation he pledged securities belonging to the state, but not to a large amount, and that dread of exposure drove him insane. SHERIFF FLACK RESIGNS. Ho A Morse His Innocence, end Expects n Vindication in the Coart*. Albany, N. Y , March 27 —Governor Hill has received the resignation of Sheriff Flack, of New York city. Mr. Flack protests that he has committed no crime, but admits that a person under conviction of a criminal offense, no mat tor how innocent he may be, ought not to continue to hold public office. He believes that he will be vindicated in the courts, and that his fellow citizens will find that whatever mistakes he may have made he has been guilty of no crime The governor will appoint a successor to Sheriff Flack. HAlLttOAB Ma A-a. ERS. A Plan of Rooriaifiitlsa of th* Passenger association. Chicago, March 27—A committee of the Western States’ Passenger Assedation was appointed yesterday to formulate a plan for its reorganization met today, but after a somewhat protracted session an adjournment was taken until to-morrow, without having reached an agreement. DU RED FRUM HOME. Mysterious Disappearance of Wealthy Yon* g Ens lls* men Toronto, March 27.—Detective Murray has received letters from a firm of civil engineers in New York city telling cf the mysterious disappearance of Augustus Rawlins and Franklin Regdbie, sons of English gentlemen who were lured to Canada under misapprehension that they were to be placed out with farmers as farm pupils. Neither have been seen since then. Th* Anti-Trust Bill Severely Attacked --Bills Reported Washington, March 27.—The antitrust bill was taken up in the senate after some preliminary business. When the amendment excepting from the pro hibitions of the law combinations of workmen and farmers came up, Edmunds spoke at some length. He favored going as far as the constitution permitted in suppressing and breaking up trusts and monopolies. The people could not shut their eyes to the fact if capital combined —if the'great industrial establishments combined—to regulate wages, workmen also combined to defend themselves. And so this country and other countries for the last forty years had been turned into great camps of oppositions, where there ought to be only one camp of co-opera'ive friends. Even in Washington where congress has exclusive jurisdiction all the trades had combinations which were armed camps, making aggressive warfare against the rest of mankind Edmunds cited as an incident the case of the skilled printer who wanted employment in the public printing office, but could not be hired because he did not belong to a particular combination and the public printer was threatened with a strike if the man was employed. If this sort of thing is not tyranny E Munds did not know what tyranny was. Edmunds went on to argue that if labor combinations put up wages of fifty per cent, tho people who owned mines and furnaces, etc, had a right to combine to protect themselves so as to get such prices as would make up for the increased cost of production. He believed it better to endure the partial evil of even grinding monopolies than to attempt to step over the clear boundary line established and maintained between congress and the legislative powere of the states. Mr. Platt also attacked the bill. A motion by Walthall to refer the bill and its amendments to the judiciary committee to report back in twenty days, was then agreed to. The senate bill granting pensions to ex soldiers and sailors incapacitated for manual labor and to dependent relatives of deceased soldiers and sailors, was taken up and Plumb argued in support of his amendment, made at the same time, I Change of life, backache, monthly lr-extending pro.ieions to all who eerved reguleritiee, hot Awhet, ere cured by Dr three months or more, etc , to be graded! Miles’ Nervine. Free samples at J. H. according to disability from 99 to 912 per | Witte’s drug store A Bass Teller Missing. Pittsburg, Msrch 27.—W. J. McGregor, teller in the Fourth National Bath, and treasurer of a large number of secret orders in this city, is missing. He has not been seen by his friends since last Sunday and they are at a loss to account for his mysterious absence. The bank officials say there is a discrepancy in his accounts, but cannot at present give the amount. As far as known his other accounts are all straight. Golem Drool’s Es la to. Chicago, March 27.—The estate of the late Major General Crook was brought into probate court this morning by a petition filed by Lieutenant Kenner, aid-de-camp on General Crook’s staff, for letters of administration The letters were granted. The petition shows that the general left personal property consisting chiefly of war paper, with only 91,000 and no real estate. Special to Tbs Hawx-Eyi. Dxs Moines, March 27.—The demo cretic local option liquor license bill, agreed upon by the democratic joint caucus and approved by Governor Boies was the special order for consideration to-day. The following is the text of the principal features of the bill: A bill for an act to regulate the sale aud manufacture of intoxicating liquors in municipal corporations. Be it enacted by the general assembly of the state of Iowa Section I. That upon the presentation of a petition signed by two-fifths, in number, of the qualified electors whose names appear on the poll books of the last general election, cf any city or incorporated town, or city organized under special charter within this state, to the city or town council of said city or in corporated town, or city organized under special charter, requiring said city or town council to submit to the legal voters of the city or town so petitioning, the question whether or not spirituous, malt or vinous liquors may be sold and manufactured therein under the rules, regulations and restrictians of this act; if the council of said city or town is satisfied that the signers of said peti lions are bona fide residents and legal voters of the city or town named in said petition, it shall be the duty of said city or town council to order a special election in the city or town so petitioning, at which election the question shall be submitted whether or not a license for the sale and manufacture of spirituous and malt and vinous liquors may be granted. Bec. 2. That upon the presentation of a petition, signed by two fifths in number of the qualified electors, whose names appear upon the poll books of the last general election of the territory outside of all cities and incorporated towns of any county within this state, to the board of supervisors of such county, requesting such board of supervisors to submit to the legal voters of the territory of such county outside of all cities and incorpor ated towns therein, the question whether or not spirituous, malt and vinous liquors may be sold and manufactured therein under the rules and restrictions of this act, and if the board of supervis ors are satisfied that the signers of such such petition are bonailie residents and legal voters of the territory outside of all cities and incorporated towns in such county, named in ihe petition, it shall be the duty of such board of supervisors to order a special election in the territory outside of all cities and incorpor ated towns in all such counties so pe thinning, at which election the question shall be submitted whether or not a license for the sale and manufacture and sale of spirituous, malt and vinous liquors may be granted. Sec. 3 The ballots for such election shall read as follows: “For license, or Against license,” and no other question shall be voted upon the same day. Sec 4. All elections under the provisions of this act shall be held at the same places and conducted in the Bame man nor aa is prescribed by law for general elections in this state, and a1 persons entitled to vote at such general elections shall be entitled to vote at all elections provided for in this act. Sec. 5 Such election shall not be held oftener than once in two years, and not then unless petitioned for as provided for in this act. Sec 6. Notice of such election shall be given by publication for three con secutive weeks in the official papers of such city, town or county. The last publication to be at least ten days prior to the date fixed for said election. Sec. 7. The votes at such election in any city or incorporated town shall be canvassed by the council thereof. And the votes in the territory outside of all cities and incorporated towns shall be canvassed by the boards of supervise ra. All such canvassing boards shall certify the result of such elections to the clerk of the district court and all expense of any notice and election under this act shall be paid out of the general fund of the county Sec. 8. In case a majority of all the votes cast at any such election shall be in favor of license, the district court in and for said county shall grant a license for the sale, for the manufacture and sale of spirituous, malt and vinous liquors, upon the petition of ten of the resident freeholders of the ward, incor porated town or municipality where such spirituous, vinous or malt liquors are proposed to be sold, or manufactured and sold, setting forth that the applicant is of respectable character, good stand ing. a resident of this state, and praying that a license for the sale, or manufac- pay able in advance at the beginning of each quarter, at which rims one-fourth of the aggregate amount of the license fee fixed under the provisions of this act shall be fully paid, of which quarterly payment the sum of 9125 shall go bito the county fund and the remainder into the municipality wherein the liquor it proposed ty be told mr manufactured end sold. Sec. 12. No person shall be licensed to sell or manufacture and tell spirituous, malt or vinous liquors nnless he shall first give a bond in the penal sum of 95.000, payable to the county in which application is made for such license, with at least two good and sufficient sureties, freeholders of the county in which such license is to be granted, to approved by the clerk of the district court, conditioned that he will not violate any of the provisions of this act that he will pay the full amount of the license free for each quarter of the year after the date of issuing the license in manner and at the time herein provided, and will pay all penalties, fines, damages and forfeitures which may be adj edged against him under the provisions et ’his act. The clerk of the district court taking such bond shall examine any person offered as security upon such under oath, and require him to subscribe and swear to his statement in regard to hit pecuniary ability to become such security. Any bond taken pursuant to this act may be sued upon by any person or his legal representatives, who may be injured by reason of the licensed person violating any of the provisions of this act. No person who is holden as the principal or surety upon one bond given in pursuance of this act shall become surety upon any other bond of like character. Bec. 13. All licenses issued in pursuance of this act shall be issued by the clerk of the district court, and no license shall be issued until the receipt of the county treasurer for the full amount of the license fee for the first quarter of the period for which the license is granted is filed with such clerk. The license shall state the length of time for which it is issued, and shall not extend beyond the last day of December after its issue, the place where the liquor is to be sold or manufactured or sold, and shall not be transferable. If any licensed person shall fail to pay the quarterly installment on his license fee on or before the first day of each quarter, his license shall immediately upon such failure become void. Any license or permit granted under such act shall be revoked by the court granting the same, upon due proof that the person holding such license or permit has been convicted ot a second violation of any of the provisions of this act. Sec. 14. Any persons licensed under this act who shall knowingly sell or give away any spirituous, malt or vinous liquors to any minor, intoxicated Derson, habitual drunkard, or insane or idiotic person, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding 9100, or imprisonment not exceeding tbirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court. Sec 15. Any minor who shall, for the purpose of evading the provisions of the preceding section, falsely represent his age, shall be deemed guilty of misdo meanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine for each and every offense not exceeding 9100, or by imprisonment not exceeding thirty days, or both, at the discretion of the court. Sec. 16. The common council of each city, trustees of each incorporated town, and board of supervisors c f each county in which licenses are granted under the provisions of this act, shall have power within their respective municipalities to establish such rules, regulations and ordinances as to them shall seem proper, in relation to the dosing of places where intoxicating liquors are authorized to be sold as a beverage, during certain hcurs of the day, and during all hours on the Sabbath day, and to prescribe penalties for violations thereof and to prescribe limits within which such liquors shall not be authorized to be sold, (except that regulations made by the board of super visors shall apply to such territory only as is outside of incorporated cities and towns,) and all courts of criminal jurisdiction within this state are hereby clothed with power and jurisdiction to punish violators of such rules and ordinances in the same manner, by the same proceedings and to the same extent as though they were enacted, and the penalties for violations thereof prescribed by like statutes of this state. Sec. 17. Druggists may take out a permit to sell liquors upon the pay ment of all expenses and costs relating to the issuance of such permit and upon the compliance of all the provisions contained in this act, except that no Ii cense fee or bond shall be required, and such druggist shall be subject to all the requirements and penalties contained in this act. Sec. 18. Any druggist to whom a permit may be granted, as contemplated in the preceding sections of this act, shall keep a book provided by him for that purpose, and shall register in such bock all liquors sold or given away by him, which register shall show the dates, kind, quantity, for what purpose, and to whom such liquors were sold or given, and shall be at all times open to the inspection of the public. All druggists to whom such permits may be granted shall on the first Monday of January and July of each year file in the office of the clerk of the district court a report of all entries made in said register, ai contemplated in this section, since his last re- and sworn to as TRree BrotRers Horribly Measled. SC8QURHANA, Pa, March 27.—A train on the Erie railroad killed three men at Bed Rock, a small hamlet seven miles west of here early this morning. The victims were three brothers named Died rick, all of New York. The bodies were horribly mangled and death in each case was instantaneous. month Mr. Berry opposed the amendment as another form of service pension bill. Mr. Davis, of the committee on pensions, also opposed it. He was not ready to go to the extent of pensioning everybody irrespective of dependency. The! bill as reported by the committee would make an appropriation of thirty-six millions necessary in addition to the ninety-eight millions now needed. Plumb’s] amendment would add at least eighteen millions more. Mr Plumb’s amendment was rejected and the bill went over. House bill ou the admission of Wyoming was ordered printed. Adjourned. GEHEB Ala WASHINGTON HEWS The Two Foetus RatlrebABIllitn.be Reports* ae One. Washington, March 27.—The house committee on Pacific railroads this morning reached a decision respecting the method to be pursued in the treatment of the pending billa looking to the payment of the governmental indebtedness of the Union and Central Pacific railroad companies. Upon motion of Cxiper a resolution was adopted which binds the eras mittee to report one bill covering both companies. BILLS REPORTED. Among the bills reported from committees end pieced on the senate ellen der were the following: Honan bill constituting Cairo. Illinois, n port of delivery; senate bill to anthorine the construe tion of n bridge across the Mlasls- Msiescei a Defaulter. Rochester, N. Y., March 27.—John A. Davis, the defaulting treasurer of Rochester, who embezzled 960,000 of the city’s money, plead guilty this morning and was sentenced to five years imprisonment in Auburn prison. « Arrests* for GeaatsrfOtttac. Buffalo, March 27.—The police here arrested William Slattery and wife end Edward Spaulding, formerly af Akron, Ohio, on the charge of making and passing ten oent pieces. correct by said druggist, and that he has not sold or given away, either by himself. clerk or agent, any spirituous, malt or vinous liquors other than as stated in said report. Any druggist failing to comply with the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof for each and every offense shall be punished )y a fine of not less than 910 or more than 9100, or by imprisonment not longer than thirty days in the county jail, at the discretion of the court Sec. 19. Any unlicensed person who shall sell, or give away, or manufacture any spirituous, malt or vinous liquors, and any druggist who shall sell or give away any spirituous, malt or vinous iquors for any other than mechanical, medicinal or chemical purposes, shall, on conviction thereof, be punished by t lne of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars for for Cassie Wife’s Throes. Boston, March 97.—A man named Oowleahaw last night cut the throat of his wife, Eiixsbeth, in their room, killing her almost instantly. Oowleahew*s only explanation of the crime is that his wife aggravated him. Mescal CoaExasa latten e» Cedar Rapids Republican. Cedar Rapids tends congratulations to Burlington on the passage of her public building bill through both houses. The cut down to 9100,000 is a hundred thous-iud better than nothing. Hie. Gem. creeab Eaters Heme. i Oakland, Md., March 97.—Mrs. Gen. Crook, who is completely prostrated linos I the sudden death of her husband, has determined to make her permanent borne I here. _____ Hood’s Saisapeillla possesses emotive powers sxelusivs.v its own, and vlloh it “peouliar se itself.” Be sure So set Rood**, (the ture and sale of spiritus, malt and vin ous liquors may be issued to him, which petition shall be filed in the office of the... district court at least ten days prior to«Port 'vin be subscribed the date of hearing thereon. 9. Notice of the application for license, stating the name of the applicant, the place where the liquors are proposed to be sold or manufactured and said, and the date of the hearing upon such application shall b9 given by publication for two consecutive weeks in the official weekly newspaper of the county, the last publication of such notice to be at least ten days prior to the date fixed for heating on such petition. I Sec. IO. Any person may file a remonstrance against the issuance of a license, which remonstrance shall be in writing, and file at least five days before the date of hearing; such remonstrance may be based on any of the following grounds: A violation of any of tha provisions of this act within one year preceding, bad moral character of the applicant for license, or that such applicant is not a resident of this state. The proceedings upon the hearing before the court shall be governed by the same rules as are prescribed in ordinary actions. If no remonstrance be filed, or if upon the hearing the allegations of the remonstrance are not proven and it be made to sppear that the applicant is a parson of good moral character, it shall be the duty of the court to order the license to be granted. Bee. ll. The fee for license for the Bile, or manufacture end sale of spirit-vous, malt and vinous liquors shall not be lees than 9500 per annum and such additional sum ie shall be fixed by the munidpelity. In cities end towns the sdditiontl amount of license shall be fixed by the city or town council, and in the territority of the county outside of all cities and incorporated towns by the board of supervisors. The said city or town council, or board of supervisors shall oertify to the dark of the district court the additional amount of license fee fixed by tither. The whole of the Boones fee for the eels, or manufacture and Bale of spirituous, matt and vinous liquors shall ba paid into the county treasury and 9500 of such fee shall go into the county fund sad ell in excess o: such 9500 shall be paid to the municipal tty wherein the liquor ie proposed to be sold, or manufactured and add. Such license fen may be paid et tee option of ie In quarterly Installments, the bill and the suspension of rules was carried without any great amount of opposition. Johnson of Dubuque, end Smith of Wapello, wanted final action deferred until they could give more thorough consideration to the matter and they freely expressed themselves that Nay,but,when it came toe vote they were about the only ones who voted against the suspension. The bill was read a third time and passed by a vote of 98 to 0, Hobbs and Hipwell not voting. The bill as passed was as follows: Sictios I. That chapters cf the acts of the twenty-second general assembly be and the same hereby is amended as foil ^ws: Teat sa d chapter SSS of the sets of tee tweet)-second gene-al assembly shall not be com.r.ed to prohibit tee mating of rates by two or mere railroad companies for the transportation of property over two or more of their ro-ipect ye lines of railroad within this lute, sod a less charge by each of satld railroad companies f .r its portion of snob joint shipment than it charges for the same distance ▼bolly over its own line within the state, shall not be considered a violation of sari caapter 28 of the acts of the twenty-second general assembly, ai d shall not render euch railroad company liable to any of the penal tea of said act But tee provisions of tots section shall not be construed to permit railway companies establishing joint rates to make by auth joint rat* s any ut just disorimi nation between the different ah in Intr prints or stations upon the respective inea between wh ch joint rates are established, and any such UU just discrimination shall be p misned in the manner and by the same penalties provided in chapter 28 of the aots ot the twenty-second general assembly. Bec. 2 All railway ccm panics doing business in this state shall, u<>on the demand or any person or persons interested, eetaoiish reasonable joint through rates for the transports-tit not freight between p ima on their respective lines within this state, and shall revive and transport freight and cars over suoh route or routes as the shipper shall direct Carload lots shad be transferred without unloading from the cars rn which such sh p-menu were first made, unless such unloading in other cars shall be done without charge therefor to the shipper or receiver of such carload lots, and such transfer be made wits-out unreasonable delay, and less than carload Iou ana I be transferred into the connecting railway’s oars at cost, which shall be included in and made a part of the joint rate adopted by such railway companies or established a* provided by this act. When shiomenU of freight to be transported between different points within this state are required to be carried by two or more railway companies operating connecting lines, suoh railway companies shall transport the same at re*sonable through rat-s and shall at all times give the same facilities and accommodations to local or at«te traffic as they give to interstate traffic over their lines of road. nee. 3. In the evmt that said railway companies fail to establish through joint rates or fail to establish and charge reasonable rates for Such through shipments, it shall be the duty of the board of railroad commissioners, and they are hereby directed, upon the application of any person or persons interested. to establish joint rates f r the shipment of freight and cars over two or more connecting lines of railroad in this state, and in the making of such rates and in changing or revising the same, they shall be coverned, as near ss may be, by all the provisions of chapter 28 of the aots of the t went!-ae cond general assembly. and shall take into consideration tho average of rates charged by said railway companies for shipments within this state for like disUnces over their respective lines, and rates charged bv the railway companies operating such connecting lines for joint Interstate shipments for like distances The rates established by the board of railroad comm s-slonerd shall go into effect within ten days after the Bame are promulgated by said b am, a<>d from and after that lime the schedule of such rates shall be prima f*oie evidence in all of the courts of this aute that the joint transportation of freight and oars upon the, ail-roads for which suoh schedules have been fixed. Sec. 4. Bef re the promulg' Hon of such rates as provided in section 8 of this act, the board of railroad commissioners shall notify the railroad companies interested in the schedule of j int rates fixed by them; sod they aha I giv * said railroad companies a reasonable time thereafter to agr»-e upon a division of the charges provided for in suoh schedule, and, in he event of th * failure of said railroad companies to agre* upon a division and to notify the board of suoh agreement, the board of railroad commissioners thall, after a hearing of the companias interested, decide the same, taking into co slderatlon the v&lue of terminal facilities and alt the cir-cumstanc-sif the haul, aud the tivislonso determ nod bv the board shall, in all controversies or suits between the railroad companies interested, be prima facie evidence of a just and reasonable division of such cha’ges. Sec. 5. Every unjust and unreasonable charge for the transportation of freight and cars over two or more rat roads in this state is hereby prohibited a d cedared to be un .awful, and each and every one of the com pa’des a aking such unreasonable a d unlawful chargee, or otherwise violating the provisions of this act, shalt be punished as provided in chapter 28 of the acts of the twenty sec nl general assembl* tor the making <f unreasonable onarges l r the tran*>portuition of freight and cars over a single line of railroad by a single railroad company. Sec. 6. Told a ut being deemed of immediate importance, Bisalt take tfteotandbe in force from and after Its pubin ation in the low* State Register and the Des Moines Leader, newspap rs published in the oily of Des Moines, iowa. Ricnman said the democratic side had no objection to allowing the republican members to inform themselves on the subject. He therefore desired that the consideration of the matter be deferred for a week. On motion of Lake the committee rose and reported progress and desired leave to sit again. Holbrook moved that leave be granted, and it waB granted. The time for sitting was left to be fixed at the afternoon set a ion. Chase’s bill to compel railroad compa pies to fix up their cars with automatic brakes and couplers, was the subject of considerable discussion as the next order of business. The companies made very clear statements in regard to the time in which they could get their cals in shape, and in accordance with their statements, as well supported by letters from manu facturers, the bill was amended. By the 1st of January, 1895, all cars belonging to roads operating in Iowa and used in this state will have to be thus equipped It will be possible to have the brakes fixed by that time, but as to the couplers there is considerable doubt as to the ability of the companies to get the cars all (quipped as desired. The railroad men say there is not yet a practical coupler invented, and they will not put on a coupler that will not fill the bill. Holbrook presented a report of the committee on text books, recommending that a substitute for all the text book bills bs adopted aud passed. The substitute was ordered printed. A mine r ty report and bill was presented, the bill being Dayton’s bill with amendments. The time for the consideration was set for next Tuesday at two o’dock p. rn. The senate bill to confer upon titles organized under special charters, power to fix the salaries of their mayors, was taken up and passed just before time for the special order. After this had been disposed of the house went into the committee of the whole to consider the Dent license bill, Mr. Holbrook presiding. The bill was read through, tee reading taking about heir sn hour. After the bill had been read Rickman offered an amendment striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting the democratic canons bill instead. Mr. Beam moved the adoption of the amendment Mr. Dobson said the bill should be ss nearly perfect as its friends could make A FEM EXPLOSION. CHHUM SUHAR HETHER! WRECK! UBL! One Mer Killed and Twenty Others Seriously Injured — Spontaneous Combustion the Casse of the Disaster—Other Calamities. Chicago, March 87.—A disastrous explosion occurred this evening in the Chicago Sugar Refinery company’s plant, on Taylor and Beach streets. One man war fatally hurt and twenty others severely horned. The explosion occurred in the starch drying room and i6 supposed to have been spontaneous combustion. A similar explosion oc curred a year ago, resulting in the fatal injury of one man. The building where the explosion occurred to-day is a 2 story brick separated from the main 13 story building. Twenty-seven men were at work in the starch room when, without warning, t ame a tremendous report followed by flashes of fire and rumbling of falling timber. The shattered portions of the buildings and machinery were hurled in all directions and the workmen were buried beneath the mass of debris which took fire. Two hundred men employed in the main buildiig were panicstricken and rushed into the street as rapidly as possible. The cries of their imprisoned fellow-!aborers brought them to their senses and, with the aid of eighteen fire-engine crews, the fire was subdued and in a short time the bruised and bleeding victims were being cared for in the company’s labratory All sorts of wild rumors flew about the city, and for a time it was understood that the main building had been wrecked and scores killed. Thousands of people hastened to the scene, amo ag them, the wives, mothers and children of tne employes. The3e latter fought their way through the mart of ip senators and clamored for admission to the labratory. Louis Noltshorst was the victim whose injuries were fatal. General Manager Behr and Foreman Haboldt were fear full burned about the fsce and hands. Other men while painfully burned and bruised are not thought to be in danger cf death. The pecuniary loss by the explosion is about 910,000. of them through the capillary nerves? The same people say that they do not | feel this peculiar sensation while riding in cars drawn by honer Here the'matter becomes mvoived—paradoxical. Are these unseen influexfbss, acting in the all-pervading ether, which make healing impressions on the body through the mind? If we admit this, we mutt also admit that other things which we regard as humbugs have a basis of reality. However, rheumatism is an affliction that ought to have a cheap and popular remedy, for the reason that so many are afflicted by it. If the electric can will fill the bill, then the sooner their use becomes universal the better it will be for the afflicted, and if they will cure rheumatism, why not toothache, earache, neuralgia, headache, and all other aches. If all this can be realised from the electric cars they cannot begin climbing ever our hills any too soon and when that day comes our rheumatic sufferers who heretofore have painfully and slowly climbed Division street or Jefferson and Valley or Washington and Fourth streets will glide swiftly and easily to the top and take an electric treatment on the way all for the small sum of five cents. Truly this is a I progessive age. Hail to the North Hill Anti-Rheumatic Street Railway; the West Hill Sciatics and Lumbago Cure Railroad; the South Hill Sure Cure for Pain Line; the Prospect Hill Electric Pain Killer Street Car and the ' Electric Belt” Line. THE GRAND OLD RIVER. WEATHER. TEIBUC STOESS BEI0STEO FROM ALL FISTS Of IBE COUNTRY. Considerable Damage by High Wilds —Fierce Snow Stoi ms in the Northwest — Heavy Rains in the East, South and West. LOST A. GOLDEN LOUK. EK. Madlloa Bell* Mysteriously Shorn cf a Sassy Tress. Special to THS H. wk-Bts. Ft Madison, March 27.—One of Ft. Madison’s prominent and most handsome young ladies was the recipient of a surprising and somewhat mystifying, not to say distressing shock last night. A prominent one of her many beautiful features, and of which she and her many friends are j astly proud, are her luxur ent golden tresses Returning from a call late last evening with friends, she and her eacort had occasion to pass through the busy streets of the city. The pave ments were crowded with pedestrians and at one point it was necessary for them to elbow their way through the throng. When in the thickest of the jam Miss —, felt a slight tug at her hair. She paid little attention to it at the time but at home later she discovered to her horror that a strand of hair a1 most two inches thick had been cut from her head close to the scalp. She was much distressed at the discovery and is deeply mystified as to the manner and object of the audacious deed. It is doubtless the work cf one of a gang of hair thieves who are report- d ss practicing their brutal trade throughout the country. BOTH LEGS CUA OFF. Horrible Aecl*snt to a Ft. Madison Mer cheat. Special to Ths Hawk-Eyi, Ft Madison, March 27 —Mr. J. W. Bin low, brother of Mrs William Bill, of Burlington, was run over by the 9:10 passenger train on the Santa Fe this morning. Both legs were cut off by the wheels, one above, the other below the knee. Mr. Benlow was a prominent grain dealer and had started from his ware house to the Sin ta Fe freight office with a car billing. la crossing the tracks a switch engine came close upon him, and in endeavoring to avoid this, he stepped upon the main track, where the passenger train caught him. Amputa lion of both limbs was necessary, but he stood the shock better than was anticipated and is still living. GENERAL FOREIGN NX WB. More Fro* cb la Fish till by tb* A f rice. Pabis, March 27 —Advices from the west coast of Africa state that fighting occurred at Kotonon in Dahcney between the French forces and their native allies. Three men were killed and ten wounded. each offense, or by imprisonment not leu than thirty day. nor more I it bo he should make no objection to it Mr. Lake wanted to have it plainly Dalles city roll tie*. Correspondence of THS Ha wk-Bys. Dallas City. 111., March 27.—We are going to have sn election for city c Seers in about thirty days. There has beau some programs laid down for the incoming officers to conform to. Que being to bleed the town for the purpose of raising money to bore an artesian well Au-other, to stop the Santa Fe trains from running through town as if old Nick was at their heels. Still another, to krcp gamblers from betting on Sunday, when there is six week-days to do it in. And once more, to require all dry-goods and notion peddlers to sell their merchandise, providing they first procure license from the town authorities, as low as the merchants in town who are regularly in the trade. This last is a good one, as some persons will always ply more to a transient peddler than they would to their own merchants, which is human nature. _ RIDE AND BE CURED. one hundred and fifty days, or by such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court Sec. 90. All acts or parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed, but nothing in this act contained shall be construed to affect any of the statutes ti this state against the keeping ,<» nuisances, nor any of the civil or crim* teal remedids now provided by law for the abatement of those keeping the same in all cases where persons are engaged in the tale or manufacture and sale of in* toxicating liquors without a license or permit as provided by this ack Sec. 21. This act, being deemed of immediate importance, shall take effect and be in force freon and after its publication in the Dei Moines Leader and the Iowa State Register, newspapers published at Dei Moines, Iowa. understood just how matters stood. He thought Dent’s bill was all the matter that had been referred to by Rickman was an entirely new matter. If the amendment would not make the committee report the bill to the house ss adopted. The amendment was adopted. The Harsh bill providing for giving additional powers to cities of the first class and titles organ: z sd nuder special charters in regard to the bridge fond was peaMd. Finn’s bin changing the term of county auditors from two years to three years was passed. The discussion was mainly as to when the law should take effect, and how long a term should be given to the auditor elected this fall. It finally settled bp making the term of the present auditor lest until his ancoaaeor Is elected and qualified, which will be two years or so hence. There was only one vote against tee measure In this form. Tho Banate ways and means commit eeialto Tm Hawk-Etb.    I    paeterday decided to pwnl a hill calling Dm Moots, March ti.—'IO*    the    aboliltoa    of    «n    th.    bomb of W took up the joint rate bill the ta* I*1** I teas except those of the univsnity, agr! this morning and the committee amend-1    *nd state normal school ments wars all adopted. Then was I ^ ^ gpnointniant of n stets board a •OM objection to raapeadtof    I    ooatrol, oonMtiag of fMt Min Md ■ad iMMl.g ths bffi at OM. bat wop TU L1GISLATUBI. Joint overwhelmingly In People Wirt RM« am alisos Sheol* Patroon* the Rise trio Con. They are saying in the east that people suffering from rheumatism have been cored by riding in the electric cars. As everybody knows, the electric ap* pirates is thoroughly insulated, hence the e ectrician, if not the ordinary mar who is not an electrician might smile in credulously at the above and cay: “Pure jnagteation.” Perhaps it is, and then agate perhaps it is not Nevertheless, the fact remains that many people who ride in electric cars claim that they can 'eel the electric current whenever the car starts up. Induction is a phenomenon in electricity where a conducting >ody that is located clote to a wire carry ag an electric current becomes magnet ised by teat current This may be likened to tee heat that is given off by a stove being taken up by a piece of metal lear it but not in contect Air Is a very poor conductor of electricity, and so ere wood, seat cushions, etc md electricians say that even by a pro earn analogous to induction no one cm be affected by the electric current in a street car. What then, is it that makes the surface of the bodies of peo pie In electric cats tingle aa if eomedis-tubing teflnenoa had taken Xvsmts Transpiring ca Its [Brose Besom aa* Alsu Its Woo*sd Baas*. The General Bernard, U. 8. government steamer is on her way south on a snagging trip. The steamer War Eagle is still on the ways at Carondelet and has been generally overhauled during the winter. She Bas been cut down and adapted to low water, and will leave St. Louis on her first trip April 15. The twin steamers, Sam and J. C. Atlee, passed this port yesterday afternoon lashed together in most loving embrace. They did not land. They are the first boats, except local ones, to plow the waves at this point Idlers on the bvee watched the progress of the two boats with great interest. Many thought an exciting race was in progress as the bow of one and then the other would be seen in front and bets were about to be made when it was discovered they were lashed together. The good steamer Burlington, Capt. Peel in comamnd, will open the Oquawka season to day, making the first trip this morning and another this afternoon Hereafter trips to Oquawka will be made regularly every Friday as last year. Our merchants will soon begin to feel the effects cf these Oquawka trips, as the Oquawka people are good buyers and know where to come for good goods. The Wednesday exeursions to Dellas will be resumed a little later in the season upon the approach of warmer weather. C ptain Peel has recovered in great measure from his late attack of sickness. He sure to make himself a favorite with our up river neighbors and they will be glad to sail under his command. McDonald Brothers are making arrangements for a big season’s work. The purchase of f jut boats during the past winter gives them the largest ll.et of rafters on the Mississippi river. The boats composing the fleet are as follows: Thistle, Belle Mac, Iverness, Scotia, Mountain Bill©, Helen Mar, Kit Carson, Louisville, and Bart Linehan The tug Carrie will be used in Black river. The St Paul is being fisted up in elegant style, with a view to the comfort of passengers who make long trips on the upper river. She will be ready for service in a few days, and will be one week behind the Gem City in commencing her trips. As previously announced, Captain Ben Conger will command the Gem City and Captain William Burke the St. Paul. The leg cut is phenomenally large this season. Many firms report their cuts all the way from ten to thirty-three and one-third per cent in excess of their original calculations. It is probable that the cut together with logs held over will give the boom company 500 000,000 feet cf logs to handle this year. There have been seasons when log driving had fairly been commenced by April l&t, but such will hardly be the case this year. The loggers are still at w rk and doing good woik, although a go id many of them are coming out of the woods simply because they have backed all the logs they want or have contracted to get The season has been a long one and logs have been put on the landings probably as cheaply they ever were banked. The sun is getting high enough to warrant the belief that when the vast quantities of snow in the woods disappear, that there will be a good stage of water for driving purposes in the streams. The People’s Ferry company, of Quincy, says the Harold of that city, ha* decided to transform the land surrounding their Missouri wharf into a beautiful pleasure retort. The land, upon which nature has done much toward making it a pleasant summer and picnic resort, lies high shove the river and the fresh, cool river breezes, constantly blowing, will be sought and enjoyed by many during the coming summer. They will also lay out a base ball park for the benefit of their patrons The picnic grounds will be supplied with settees, swings, etc., sud those of Quincy’s citizens who desire to go out for a half day’s recreation will then have a suitable place to visit Work upon the improvements will begin in the very near future. Chicago, March 27.—The severe storm which reached h*re at noon has been general throughout the northwest The •now fell heavily this afternoon for one hour, it then turned into rain and sleet accompanied by furious gale. The telegraph service to-night is crippled in all directions. AT KANSAS POINTS. Kansas City, March 27.—A storm of severe intensity prevailed throughout Kansas and southwestern Missouri to-day. It follows a season of warm spring weather. Snow is reported from some portions of western Kansas but the fall is not heavy. The very string wind is extraordinary for £uch a long continued storm. At Wichita it blew forty miles an hour and iud considerable damage The water works weie partly demolished and Wm. K&biq was fatally injured In the north part of the city where the wind had free street play several builditgs were demolished and tel graph wit es generally prostrated. At Abihne, Kansas, the wind was not so revere but consideiable damage was d me THE STORM AT ST LOUIS. St Louis, Maicn 27 —There was a severe rain storm and high win I in this city this afternoon, but beyond a few signs blown down no damage was done. From various points in the state come reports of storm, but none, so far, of a very serious nature, the most damage being at Wtbo City and Carthage A special from Olney. Illinois, received tonight says the storm was very severe there, unroofing houses, overturning barns, and wrecking windows and chimneys. Then is no I'.ss of life HKAVY THUNDER STORM, Cincinnati, M^rcu 27 —There was a heavy thunder and rain storm in this city this morning, lasting over two hours South aud sou liwest through Kentucky, fcouihern Indiana and southern Illinois, ani middle and western Tennessee wire communication are entirely interrupted *o-dight bv the storm. RAIN FALLING f V KHY VV ll ERS. Meagre iewj from the upper Ohio valley rep 'rig rainfall every whe^e. HEAVY SNOW AT HOLX CITY Sioux City, March 27 —A snow storm began htjro to vay which is the heaviest of the season Trains are delayed and on some r ads are abandoned. All the transit Hues of t.b.4> city blocked and the snow ie drifting badly to nivht. SNOW IN 'IHE NORI HW KBX Minneapolis, M»rch 27 —Telegraph reports from poin’s in Minnesota, Dakota and Iowa show a general snow -torm has prevailed during the day Ths storm id most tavern in northern Iowa, *here railway traffic is impeded and stock will suffer to some extent. In Dakota the wet snow is regarded as a great benefit to the crops now being seeded. The temperature at all points is but little below the fret zing point. Wast Worn it Lies la stoa* Ladlo#’Home Journal. Women, I th nk, likj manly, not ladylike men They like honesty of purpose and consideration. They like men who believe in women. They like their opinions to bs thought cf some value. They like a man who eau be strong as a bon when trouble e rnes, and yet, if one is nervous aud tired, can button up a shoe and do it with an amount of consideration that is a mental aud a physical bracer-up. They like a man who can take hold of the baby, convince it of his po wet and get it to sleep after they have been worrying with it, and walkirg with it, until ihbir eyes are tired and they feel ss if they had no brains. They like a man who is interested in their new dresses, who can give sn opinion on the fl», and who is properly indignant at any article written against women They like a man who knows their innocent weaknesses and caters to them; who will bring homo a box of caddy, the last new magazine, or the lamest puzzle sold on the street, that will do more than its duty in entertaining everybody for the whole evening. They like a man who is the master of the situation—that is, who ha* brain enough to help a woman to decide what is the beat thing to do under the circumstances, and who baa wit enough to realize, when one of the fairer sex is slightly stubborn, that persuasion ie more powerful than all the arguments in the world. They like a man aho likes them—aho doesn’t scorn their opinion*, ah'* believes in their good taste, who has cor Adance in their truth, and who, best of all, knows that the love promised is given him That's the sort of a man a woman likes, and her every sigh of sa1 isfaction, as bis 'virtues are mentioned, is a little prayer that says: ‘ God ble«s h m ” nasa* to Ary It. Keokuk Gate City. Clothing costs more than school booksy flays The Hawk Exb, and It wonders why the folks who are going to have tho paternal state do everythin-: do not propose a law to have the state supply uniform cheap clothing. Th st Hawk Eyb is wrong to make them thiak of it. Sobs# rising statesman will try it. GaCAsr Pianos in rosewood, walnut and ebon* ixed cases. Prices very low. James A GUIST. P:ofessor—“Mr. Newman, your knowledge of the grammar is very limited. Do you not have trouble in gating your translations ? ’ Newman—“On, no, sir; they keep them at all tne book stores.— Yale Record. A Realist.—“Can you get up enthusiasm for anything ?’’ “Why certainly, if I am to be paid for it.”—Fliegende Blatter. Drastic Recommer dation—“Are you sure you are strong enough for my work f * “Oh, yes, sir, you may be sure! of that Why, tee last man I worked for was bigger than you, and I knocked him down and broke three of his ribs with one blow. —Fliegende Blatter. —First production great society play, Glass.” Here it.is, and it fills the bill mock better than anything we could say: “It gives me the greatest pleasure to write you in regard to Chamberlain's Cough remedy. During the past winter I hate sold more of it than any other kind, and have yet to find any one but what was benefitted by taking it I have never hid any medicine in my store that gave such universal satisfaction.”—J. M. Honey. Druggist, Geuda Springs. Kansas. 50 cent bottles for sale by all druggists. ______ A Little Difficult.—Photographer— •Now, your face quite sober, lf ye* in this city of the _____^ ’As in a “Looking ] please, but all the rest of you bright cheerful-—Fliegende Blatter, First Freshman—‘‘Why didn't you wear your new suit Washington’s Birthday r Second Freshman—“Well, you! ass, we had agreed to make no disturbance, and I didn’t want to violate the! L”—Yale Record. or bestness a bottle ai —The Greeks will rehearse at 6 AS this simlaf Teorlsls, Whether on pleasure bent should take on every trip - . Syrup of Figs. ss it sets most pleasanter md effectually on the kidneys^ liver anti bowtie, preventing fe*J*9» and other forms of «fcknea in 50c md 91 bottles by all For ;

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