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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - April 2, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAW! A E YI E Established: June, 18*9.]BURLINGTON, IOWA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 2, 1890. [Prick: I* Cents pkr Wuk.. GRINDING OOT LAWS. AR OREYEHTFUL DIT AT THE 1ATI0RAL CAPITAL. Rap at the Uaited States District Coarts la the Hoase—The Fortification BUI Passed—The Senate-Capital Notes. Washington, April I.—A resolution was adopted reciting that it is alleged by the attorney general that in many of the United States district courts the practice of suspending sentence after conviction in criminal cases prevails without warrant of law, and that in some parts of the country the United States district attorney’s marshals and deputies and United States commissioners have been guilty of mal administration and corruption in office, and directing the committee on judiciary to inquire into the extent of the cause and the ef feet of such illegal practice. On motion of Payson, of Illinois, the senate bill was passed creating the offices of surveyor general in North and South Dakota. The bill was passed exempting from the provisions of the law requiring steamers to carry life lines those steamers plying in the inland waters of the United States. The bill was passed authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Iowa river at or near Wapello, Iowa; also a bill transferring from Galena, Illinois, to Dubuque, Iowa, the office of inspector of hells and boilers. The house then went into committe of the whole (wito Payson of Illinois in the chair) on the fortification and appropriation bill. Os motion of Cheadle, an after some argument, an amendment was adopted providing that the board created to in quire into the facilities for producing steel forgings for high power guns, shad also extend its influence to the Indianapolis arsenal. The committee then rose and the bill was passed without division, the amount appropriated being $4,521,678. The national zoological park bill providing for a park in the District of Columbia was passed. The naval appropriation bill was reported any placed on the calendar. A resolution was adopted that the Idaho admsBsion bill be made by special order for to-morrow and Thursday. The previous question was ordered for three o'clock Thursday. The death of representative Wilber was then announced and the house adjourned. THS 8 BN ATK. Th• Par chaeta of Relief Boite for the Flooded Dletrlcte Authorized. Washington, April I.—The house bill authorizing the Mississippi river commission to purchase or hire such boats as may be immediately necessary to rescue .the inhabitants of the overflowed districts and to use the boats for that purpose, was laid before the eenate and passed immediately. Among the bills reported from the committees and placed on the calendar was one directing the secretary of agriculture to cause to be made all necessary field examinations, surveys and experiments with reference to irrigation by overflow waters between 97 degrees west longitude and the foot hills of the Rocky mountains. At 12:30 the senate proceeded to the consideration of executive business. When the doors were reopened the eenate adjourned. IOWA POSTMASTERS. STORM FRAGMENTS. Chingo Mad* la Iowa Daring th* Wee* Ending March 29. Washington, April    I.—Postoffice changes in Iowa during the week ending March 29,    1890,    furnished    for    The Hawk Eye by William Vanbleck, of the postoffice department. Established—Deerbreek, Worth county, Irer Hendrikson, postmaster; Hughes, Hardin county, George A. Lynk, postmaster; Medford, Warren county, Lewis F. Branchi. Name changed—Bangall, Henry county- to Dencva, Albert Lamm, postmaster. Postmasters appointed—Carl, Adams county, E Rice; Fansler’s Guthrie county, L E Griggs; Jesup, Buchanan county, V. W. Davis; Nelson, Guthrie county. J. W. Smith; Rowley, Buchanan county. A. H. Smith; Tioga, Mahaska county, William Armstrong; Vandalia, Jasper county, L H. Crane. Discontinued -Butler, Keokuk county; Ramona, Tama county. GFN KRAL. WASHINGTON NEWS amendment makes it apply only to those Chinese who refuse to five the information required by the census enumerators and who shall fail to obtain the certifl c ate provided for by another amendment. Chinese merchant., tourieta and student* IBENUS OF FEA1F0L DEVASTATION STILL are exempted from the operations of the act, provided they have Hie certificates required by the act of July 5, 1884. TO RELIEVE THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM. The sub-committee of the house judiciary committee, which for some time has been considering a number of bills to regulate aud revise the present judicial system, reported to the full committee a general bill, which will be perfected in some details and reported to the house with favorable recommendation The intention is to relieve the United States supreme court and circuit courts by an increase of circuit judges, etc. SECRETARY PROCTOR ON TEMPERANCE Ai a temperance meeting in All Soul’s church to-night, a letter from Secretary Proctor was read, in which was the fol-lowicgjextract: “I heartily sympathize with the efforts of the society in behalf of temperance in the army and navy, and shall do everything in my power to aid the good work. I am not prepared to admit that the soldiers of our army are more intemperate than other classes of men. If a soldier gets drunk his very uniform makes it noticeable and we may do them ae a class an injustice. Certainly the more I see of the soldiers of our army the greater respect I have for them.” WASHINGTON GOSSIP. The experiment of eleven o’clock meetings of the senate is not proving a success as several calls were made before a quorum was present to-day. In the house to-day Lawler, of Illinois, presented the protest of M. D. Wells and other business men of Chicago against any duty being placed on hides. It is estimated that there has been a decrease of $11,500,000 in the public debt since the Ant of March' The comptroller of the currency has appointed George W. Holman, of Rochester, Indiana bank examiner for the state of Indiana, vice Samuel H. Taylor, resigned._ RACING KEV1VJS D. corno h. The Lower Mississippi Floods —New Breaks Im the Levees Cause Immense Damage—The Situation at Louisville Brightening. Lively Heat* Baa os ta* New Waefet-lBffton Track. Washington, April I.—After being used for a farm for about ten years, the old Bennings race track was revived today by the newly organized Washington Jockey club, with favorable prospects for the continuance and prospected. The weather to-day was clear but so cold that the two thousand spectators were chilled through. The track was slow and heavy but on a remarkably good condition in view of the heavy snow and rain storm which prevailed throughout this region yesterday and most of last night First Race—Five furlongs; Village Maid won, Onward second, Beech third; time, 1:06 Second Race—Three-year-olds and upwards, six furlongs; Shotover won, Manhattan second, Cornelia third; time, 1:19 Third Race—Two-year old colts, half mile; Captain Wagoner won, Coriolanus second, Elston third; time, 52£. Fourth Race—Handicap for three year-olds and upwards, one and one-sixteenth miles; Prather won, Vandergrift second, Bess third; time, 1:56£. Fifth Race—Three year-olds and upwards, one mile, over five hurdles; Jim Murphy won, Baasanio second, Elphin third; no time taken. THE CROP OUTLOOK A Bill Uegalatlttu Eke Manufacture, Bale and Importation of Lager Beer. Washington, April I.—Senator Stew art to-day introduced a bill, regulating tho manufacture, sale and importation of lager beer. For the purpose of the act lager beer is defined as a beverage, made exclusively from hops, malt and water. Any other fluid is designated as adulter ated lager beer, with heavy penalties for failure to take out a license, All pack ageB containing this beverage shall be branded “adulterated.” Adulterated lag er beer imported shall pay the same duty imposed on lager beer. TURNER’8 TRANS ATI,ANTIC TRAVEL BILL Representative Turner to day introduced a preamble and joint resolution for the better protection of human life on the Atlantic ocean. It calls attention to the recent accident to the City of Paris, and says the rivalry between the competing lines of steamships is bo keen that the considerations of safety and even humanity are often lost sight of; it holds that better protection to human life and property can be afforded by a system of ocean patrol than by any other means. Such a system of ocean patrol must necessarily be maintained by the different nations, and instructs the presided to communicate with the foreign powers inierested in trails-Atlantic travel with a view of securing their co-operation in the establishment of an efficient system of ocean patrol. AN INDIAN LAND BILL. Mr. Perkins, from the committee on Indian affairs, to day reported to the house a bill providing that all purchasers of lands of the Pawnee Indian reservation in Nebraska who may be in default of payment under the provisions of the act of April IO, 1876, be required to make full payment therefor within two years from the passage of this act; and any person in default sixty days thereafter shall forfeit the right to lands purchased and any and all payments. IN EXECUTIVE SESSION. The senate disposed of the nominations of the Judge Swain and Attorney Stripling of the northern district of Florida to-day, after an executive session of five and a half hours. They were confirmed by a strict party vote. The nomination of Mizell, to be marshal, is sUll before the judiciary committee. THE CHINESE BILL. The senate census committee has amended the house bill providing for the furnishing of certificates to Chin* by the census enumerators in view of prohibiting further immigration; so the bill be wholly unacceptable to the Pacific coast representatives. The amendments provide that Chinese children bora rn the United States subsequent to June I, 1890, shall not be held to be Chinese * persons Vfithin tee meaning of the act Another Discouraging Report* From tho Wheat Growing Sections Chicago, April I.—The Farmers’ Review to-morrow will say, in part: Outside of Kansas the reports from our crop correspondents relative to the condition of winter wheat are very discouraging. Particularly is this true of Illinois and Indiana. But six counUes in Illinois, Carroll, Clay, Henderson, Kankakee, Lee and Peoria, estimate the present condition at one hundred per cent. In all other counties reports of damage range from ten to sixty per cent. It is safe to say the average condition of wheat in this state outside of the favored counties named is thirty to forty per cent below the utual average at this sea son. The same state cf affairs prevails in Indiana, only seven counties reporting the condition good. Ohio reports make a better average but show a great decline in the past few weeks. Kentucky reports show a falling off of about twelve per cent in the general average. The average for Missouri falls about six and one haif per cent lower than the last report, although many counties report the condition good. In Kansas the reports show but a slight change. Fifteen coun ties report injury from frost and dry cold winds, but in the majority of coun ties the condition is reported at one hundred per cent or over. In Michigan and Wisconsin the condition of wheat has continued to decline. But two counties in Wisconsin report the condition to be one hundred per cent. The other counties have suffered from ten to fifty per cent. The general averages from reports received are summarized as follows: Illinois 76 per cent, Indiana 76. Ohio 88, Missouri 84, Kentucky 87, Kansas 82, Wisconsin 72, Michigan 67. Glasgow, Ky., April I.—In the lower part of this and Allen counties, Thursday's tornado did immense damage. For ten miles beyond, Barren river and five miles on either side the storm swept everything before it, and did not leave a house or tree standing in its course. Seventeen lives in all are said to have been lost in Allen county. Dwellings, barns, timber and fences were destroyed and the money lost will be heavy. A NUMBER OF PEOPLE KILLED. Litchfield, Ky., April I.—The news of damage done in the northwestern part of this country and the southern part of Breckinridge county by the recent tornado has just reached here. At Falls of Rough several houses and bridges were blown down and Mrs. Edwards killed. At McDaniels eight or ten houses were damaged and the wife of John Jar bee killed. Two children of John Lucker are reported killed and several other persons more or less injured. THE LACONIA CIRCLE FLOODED St. Louis, April I. —Information from what is known as the Laconia circle, a section of country between Helena and Arkansas City, which is practically surrounded by the Mississippi and White rivers, is to the effect that the people there are in a bad condition and suffering. The water poured over the levees on all sides and in three hours the circle was filled even with Hie surface of the rivers, and in some places was eight feet deep. This occurred so suddenly that the people had no time to do anything. Their houses, stock and everything else they owned was in the water, and in some cases swept away before they knew what had happened. A steamei from Helena brought out one hundred and thirty people and a large amount of stock Friday, and the steamer Titan, with barges, will bring out all the remaining stock and as many of the people as desire to get away. Before the steamers arrived many of the people took refuge in trees and on tops of houses to escape being drowned. Many planters were utterly ruined, the remainder having no seed to plant, even should the waters subside in time to put in crops. The suffering has been and will be great, and aid of all kinds will be necessary to carry the people through. THE BREAKS CAUSE RELIEF. Helena, Ark., April I.—Owing to the break in the levee at Austin, Mississippi, Helena has received some relief, the river falling slightly here. The stock saved from the flood are having a fearful time, standing attacks of buffalo gnats that swarm in myriads. TERRIBLE L08B AND SUFFERING. Chattanooga, April I.—A dispatch from Garrettville, Tennessee, gives the following news of the ravages of Thursday’s cyclone:    The loss aggregates $250,000; Milton college and all the churches and two hundred houses are in ruins and the people are homeless, destitute and suffering. Subscriptions were started to-day for the suffering at Fay Ottoville and nearly $1,500 was secured. THS MISSISSIPPI FLOODS. shelter, but the situation over there I is much underestimated and help is needed there. In the block between Market, Front, Mulberry and Fort nearly every home was ruined moat of the inmates lost all except the clothing they wore.! Subscriptions for Jeffersonville are coming in slowly___ THS CHURCH VS. EDUCATION. A Bes Hat Trtaacmlar Hleettea right at Mliwaafee*. Milwaukee, April I.—The municipal election in progress to-day is probably the most hotly contested in the history of the city. There are three tickets in the field viz: republican, democratic and citizens. The triangular fight includes even the smallest office in the gift of the pepole. There is no particular issue at stake, so far as city affairs are concerned, buttheLutherans and Catholics HONOR TO BISMARCK. BB SEYEITY-FIFTH B1BTHDAY MAUT CELEBRATED YESTERDAY. [He is Overwhelmed With Telegraphic and Other Congrstilations—His Introduction af Himself—The Emperor on the Labor Conference. Berlin, April I.—To-day is the seventy-fifth anniversary of the birthday cfi Bismarck. The railway station at Fried- __     erichsruhe    was    almost    blocked by the forced the Bennett compulsory education I enormous number of presents arriving l»w Into the campaign by exacting * dec-1 for th* prince. During the day Bis A Very at Greea- Molvted Sltaatloa Ville. Greenville, Miss., April I.—The situation has been very wet here for the past twenty-four hours. The heavy rains of last night and to-day made things disagreeable in addition to the encroachment of the back-water in the northern portion of the city. The water, which has not spread much since last night, is now flowing over the tracks of the Louisville, New Orleans and Texas, thereby preventing the water from spreading very much in the town. The water from the Huntington break if now passing back into the river through the Offutt break, thereby relieving the waters at our back considerably. The Easton break is, however, letting out a great quantity of water, which is fast spreading over the eastern portion of the country and in some places it is quite deep. To day the mayor appointed a committee to look after and caid for those in distr ass in the over flowed portion of the city. The cotton exchange to day sent a report to the Associated Press saying the con dition here is not as bad as it would seem to be to the outside world. Should the flood pass off in thirty days, a good crop can be made, which has been the case in nearly all cases of overflow. LOU IS VILLX! RECOVERING RAILROAD MATTERS. A New Rate oa California Frail Sfcfp-meats. San Francisco, April I.—The freight committee of the Transcontinental Railway association has adopted a new freight tariff for orange and lemon shipments. The present rate to the Missouri river is $1.12£ per hundred pounds and $1.25 to Bt. Louis and Chicago. By the new tariff these two rates are re moved and one of $1.10 is substituted. The rate from here to any and all points between the Atlantic coset and Chicago and St. Louis will be $1.25, being a re duction of sixty-five cents per hundred between here and New York. The consent of the lines east of Missouri river and Chicago must be obtained before the latter rates can go into effect. WILL MAINTAIN LAST YEAR’S RATES. New York, April I.—The executive committee of the trunk lines to-day decided to maintain last years rates: to the west for the coming season. No action was taken on east-bound rates, and the matter of advance rates to St. Paul was deferred until after the western freight meeting in Chicago, to-morrow. The question of corn rates was discussed, but nothing definite done. A FORMAL LEASE RATIFIED. New York, April I.—The Northern Pacific directors to-day ratified a formal lease of the Wisconsin Central. TKR ERLANGER SYSTEM PURCHASED. New York, April I.—The official an noun cement is made that the East Ten Blee, Virginia and Georgia railroad has contracts for the purchase of the Et Iaeger system, comprising about twelve hundred miles of road, at a cost of $5, 500,000. The main object of the East Tennessee company in the purchase is to make their line the leading north and south line, starting from Cincinnati and reaching to Jacksonville, Florida, Mobile and the gulf. Shreveport, New Orleans and Memphis._ Easiness Betes Resume*— Deaser of a Water Famine Louisville, April I.—The work of relieving the needs of the tornado sufferers in this city progresses very sstisfac torily. Contributions continue to come in with gratifying liberality and these are systematically applied. Notwithstanding the unfavorable weather considerable is being done toward restoring order in the devastated district and on Main street a few of the firms are about ready to resume business. The work of removing the debris from the Falls City hall have been abandoned as there are probably no more bodies in the ruins. One of the greatest dangers of the pres ent situation is a water famine. The waters in the reservoirs will not last more than three days and there is no im mediate prospect of pumping in any more as the pumpi&g station is still crippled. DESTRUCTION IN ILLINOIS. St.Louis, April I.—Information from the tornado swept region of southern Illinois and Kentucky is to the effect that fifteen famalies in the Bay Bottoms near Gotconado, Illinois, are rendered home less and moat of the members are in jured. The storm liberally swept the growing wheat from the ground. Ten dwelling were utterally wrecked and all the barns and out houses distroyed. Sav era! hundred head of cattle were scattered and most of them killed. In Livingston county, Kentucky, directly across the Ohio river from Gotconado, one man was killed and about a dozen injured, besides houses, etc, being demolished. BRIGHT PROSPECTS. Louisville April I.—The sun came out bright this morning and has been shining all day. The ruins have dried off rapidly and the work of repairing damage tqr the tornado has gone forward energetically. Walla are going up and roofs reappearing on every hand. The The work of relief is now proceeds systematically. The cleaning the streets entirely of wreckage was began to-day. A tempo- I aration from candidates as to their standing on the law, they demand its repeal and will vote for no candidate who does not agree with them. This aroused tho Protestant and American element of I the population and they have turned out en-maase. To-day’s vote is being watched with great concern by the friends of education everywhere. The indications to-night are that Geo. W. Peck, (dem.) editor of Peck’s §urj has been Elected over Mayor Brown, who was renominated by the republicans. There was also a third ticket in the field, headed by N, S. Murphey, the labor citizens’ candidate. Many democrats denounced the position of their party en the educational law but voted for the party candidate on the ground that the law was not at issue. The Lutheran and Catholic clergy were very active in sup porting the democratic candidates, who were pledged to the repeal of the Bennett law. Full returns will be late. Later—The democrats elect Peck, mayor, and the entire ticket by 5,000 maj ority. THE ELECTION AT CHICAGO. Chicago, April I.—The election for members of the city council from various wards, and for assessors, collectors, supervisors and town clerks, in the various townships within the city limits. is being held to-day. There are a few independent candidates in the field, but for the most part it is a straight out contest between the democratic and republican candidates. The democrats made a clean sweep of all the offices in the principal township elections to day. The republicans had previously had the north and south town offices. In the recently annexed towns the republicans maintained the lead. The democrats also made decided gains among the aldermen. The new city council will stand thirty-four democrats, thirty-one republicans, two independent democrats and one independent republican. AT BUSHNELL, ILLINOIS. Special to The Hawi-Eye. Bushnell, 111., April I.—This is how Bushnell township voted: For supervisor, Ira Applegate, democrat; for town clerk, O C. Hicks, republican; for assessor, F. Tuttle, republican; for collector, Tom Campbell, democrat; for commissioner of highways, Jacob, republican; for school trustee, J. H. Forrester, republican. ELECTION IN HANCOCK COUNTY. Speoial to THS Hawk-Eye. Carthage, 111., April I.—Hancock county elects a democratic board of supervisors, with T. 8 8cofleld, democrat, as supervisor from Charthage. The usual number of prohibition and greenback votes were cast. H. J M. Luedde, republican, is probably elected mayor of Warsaw. THE KANSAS ELECTIONS Topeka, ^Kan., April I.—Elections were held in Kansas to-day in several cities of the first, second and third class for councilmen and members of school boards. In nearly all the cities the battles were fought on purely local issues. The chief interest attaching to the elections was the exercise of suffrage by the women. At Leavenworth a woman was nominated aa a candidate for the council and three for the school board on the republican ticket. Something over six hundred women were registered but not more than half of them went to the polls. The democrats ran a straight male ticket and it was elected with the exception of one councilman. All the women were defeated. At Emporia the women were warmed up to the highest pitch. The political excitement was over the candidacy of Mrs. Jackson for re-election as a member of the school board. The issues were on prohibition, and to reduce the salaries of schoolteachers. Mrs. Jackson’s platform was ‘ Good salaries for good teachers.” Returns to-night indicate her election. At Topeka about seven hundred and fifty women here registered but little over half of them voted. They had no candidates in the field and were not directly interested in the election. The women of Atchison had three candidates in the field for election on the school board. The returns indicate they were all unsuccessful and the straight republican ticket was victorious. The registration of women throughout the state in cities of the second and third classes, was generally smaller than usual owing to the lack of issues. IN MISSOURI. Kansas City, April I.—Elections were held in many cities throughout Missouri to-day for members of the councils and school boards. Dispatches from varitui cities state the Australian system worked to the satisfaction of the voters. A NEGRO WOMAN ELECTED. Saline, Kans., April I.—The female suffragists nominated a woman candi date for the school board. A colored woman was run by the anti-suffragists. The suffragists were defeated and the colored woman elected by an overwhelming majority; _ TM# Standard. I regard Hood’s Sarsaparilla as having passed above the grade of what are commonly tailed patent or proprietary medicines,” ss id a well known physician recently. “It is fully entitled to be considered a standard medicine, and has won its position by its undoubted merit and by the many remarkable caret it has effected. For an alterative and tonic it has never been equalled.” TM* City of Paris. Chicago, April I.—An agent of the I Inman line has received a cablegram j from Queenstown saying that the City j of Paris is expected to leave there this afternoon for Liverpool under her own I steam. Thus indicating that the damage to the ship is not ss great as was at first supposed._ Druggists tell us that the best selling j article with them now is, Laxador. Price only 25 cents. Why suffer sleepless nights when your baby is not well? You can buy Dr. Bull’s Baby Syrup at all drug stores for a quarter of a dollar. march received numberless congratulatory telegrams. He spent the day quietly with his family. In the evening he was serenaded. The prince received three thousand citizens of Hamburg yesterday afternoon. At night there wall a torch light procession in honor of the ex chancellor. Dr. Nolte, made a spirited address eulogizing the prince for all be had done for the development and honor of Germany. Bismarck was greatly affected and made a warm reply of thanks. The applause of the public was deafening and long continued. Herr Woermann after the procession in the course of a conversation, expressed the hope that the prince would not be altogether a stranger to politics, and that he would still take part in the debates in the reichstag. To this Bismarck made an Acquiescent reply “I AM BISMARCK.” Prince Bismarck introduced himself thus, “I am Bismarck.” Twelve hundred railroad men formed a torchlight procession to-night and marched to Bismarck’s residence, where the ex-chancellor was serenaded with patriotic songs. Bismarck responded in a speech. After thanking the visitors, the prince walked the entire length of the procession and was ^ greeted with deafening cheers. He evinced considerable emotion and was obliged to wipe away the tears that stood in his eyes. His speech is regarded as proof of his keen intelligence and marvelous memory The Reichanzeiger, at Berlin, announces the appointment of Baron Bieberstein as foreign secretary of state. A man convicted of the murder of eight women was hanged to-day in SzegQ din, Hungary. He exhibited great cow ardice on the scaffold. EMPEROR WILLIAM S KNOWLEDGE. Berlin, April I —The National Gazette’s Paris correspondent telegraphs that Jules Simon, one of the French delegates to the labor conference, is surprised at the extent of Emperor William’s knowledge. He said: “The emperor is greatly changed. He has been falsely represented to us for months. If the labor conference has no immediate practical result, it will be useful in spite of the sceptics; it will be the signal for a new departure.” A MONUMENT TO BISMARCK. Berlin, April I —A committee comprising the influential members of all shades of political opinion, has invited the public to subscribe to a fund for the erection of a national monument in Ber Un to Prince Bismarck. The committee will invite Prince Bismarck to become a patron to the undertaking. THE MEAT FAMINE. Berlin, April I.—In consequence of a meat famihe, purveyors are urging the Bundesrath to repeal the law against importation of foreign meat. The restaurants raised the price of meat twenty per cent to day. A DANGEROUS RELAXATION. London, April I.—A meeting of the associated chamber of agriculture was held to-day, and a resolution was adopted declaring that the relaxation of the regulations prohibiting the importation into Great Britain of American stock cattle would be extremely dangerous. THE CZAR SUDDENLY ILL. London, April I —A dispatch from St. Petersburg says the Czar was attacked by a sudden illness. THE DUC D’ ORLEANS. Paris, April I.—It is reported that the young Due d’Orleans will be released, but the fact of his release is not to be avowed to become known until he is safely across the frontier. THE CITY OF PARIS Queenstown, April I.—-It* is ascer tained by divers that the broken machin ery pounded a hole through the bottom of the City of Paris, which accounts for the rapidity with which the engine rooms and other sections filled with water. As the water was pumped out the steamer rose, and’she is now up to her usual draught. It has been decided to tow her to Liverpool to-night. The City of Paris has sailed for Liver-pDOl. BIG DAMAGES AWARDED. Paris, April I.—A verdict of 1,018,400 francs, damages and costs of action, was returned to day in the suit of Gibbs & Bons against the Societe des Meteux. NOTES BY CABLE Emperor William has promised to pay Prince Bismarck a visit at Friedrichs ruhe. Dom Pedro has declined a grant of 250,000 franca decreed him by the Bra zilian government. The Charleroi coal-mineis’ strike is spreading. The men demand an in crease of 15 per cent in wages. The new extradition treaty between Great Britain and the United States will go into effect April 4. The Plymouth (England) dockmen’s strike has ended, the employers having conceded the men’s demands. Negotiations are in progress looking to the establishment of thorough co-opera lion between English and German miners’ unions. Six hundred union men have been locked out of the Lubeck timber-yards and saw-mills because they refused to work with non-union employes. house where he lived and fell in the street, crying: “My wife shot me” Mrs. Wilcox was found in the house, sobbing violently. A revolver, with one chamber empty, was lying at her side. She was placed in jail. Nothing is known of the cause of the crime. They had not been living together for some time. A HOUY FATHX It AT BEST Ingressive Fat erat Cert at oat es Over tM* Beat si ae of Arthblihtp Halts. Milwaukee, April I.—Cardinal Gibbons, three archbishops and twelve bishops were direct participants in the services over the remains of Archbishop Heiss at St. John’s cathedral this morning, while fully one hundred and fifty priests formed part of the immense mul titude that filled the capacious temple At nine o'clock the clergy assembled in the school house of the cathedral, where the solemn office of the dead was chant-d. The services occupied about au hour, and at its close the priests formed in line and filed out through the sacristy to the clergy house. In addition to the priests who participated in the former services, there were in the procession Cardinal Gibbons, Archbishop Elder, of Cincinnati; Archbishop Feehan, of Chicago; Archbishop Ire1 and, cf St. Paul; and Bishops Cotter, of Winona; McG fl-leriuh, of Duluth; Hennessey, cf Dubuque; Foley, of Detroit; Janssen, of Belleville, Illinois; Marty, of Sioux Falls; Dewenger, of Fort Wayne; Richter, of Grand Rapids, Michigan; Keizer, of Green Bay; Flasch, of La Crosse; Bouacum, of Lincoln, Nebraska; and Zardelli, of St. Cloud, Minnesota. As the procession entered the cathedral the vast congregation remained standing until the clergy, including the cardinal* had been seated. Mass was celebrated by Cardinal Gibbons, and at it? close Bishop Hennessey, of Dubuque delivered a sermon in English on the life of the deceased. He was followed by Bishop Ketzer, of Green Bay, who spoke in German. The ceremony of absolution followed and the gjpat audience dispersed At three o’clock the priests and dignitaries assembled again and took part in the funeral pageant to St. Francis ceine-ery. All Catholic societies in the city participated HUGH W. CULLENDER. I*ew York, April I.—Hugh W. Coliander, of the Brunswick-Ccllender Billiard Table Manufacturing company, died here this morning. CONGRESSMAN WILBER DEAD. Albany, N. Y., April I —Congressman Wilber, of the Twenty-fourth Naw York district, died at his home in Oneonta this morning. THURMAN’S BROTHER-IN-LAW DEAD. Lancaster, Pa, April I—Rev. C. Reimensnyder, connected with the Amer ican Sunday School Union, and a brother in-law of Judge Thurman, died this morning, aged seventy one. LABOR TROUBLES Plumbers L THE HOOSE WRESTLED VITH THEM YES-TESSAY. The Bill to Allow Taxes for Public Improvements Passed in the Senate— The Scrotal School Matter-General State New*. Oa* IhovMBd CtatMgo atria* Chicago, April I.—About a thousand journeymen plumbers struck this morning and resolved to stay out until their demands for $3 75 for eight hours a day as a minimum day’s wages was granted To-night five shops had conceded to the demands of the men. The Master Plumbers’ association, however, stil holds out. The master carpenters are locking for a strike in a few days coopers and millers agree. Minneapolis, April I —The difficulties between the coopers and millers are settled and to-morrow all shops will be running. _ TM* Garfield Memorial. Cleveland, April I. — Ex-President Hayes and Hon. Amos Townsend, president and secretary of the Garfield Memorial association, have issued an address stating that the memorial structure in this city is to be dedicated May 30 next, and inviting all organized bodies in the United States, military, Mason ic and civic, and the ex-soldie’s and citizens generally to participate in the ceremonies. Arrangements are being effected with the railroad companies for reduced rates of fare;_ Kl!ltd by aa Explosion Philadelphia, April I.—An explosion occurred at the works of the Metalic Cap company at Beth Ayres, Pennsylvania, this morning instantly killing Steven Burroughs and completely wrecking the building Peter Riley was severely injured. __ Flea thai I arrives. Woodstock, Oat., April I.—Melville H. Pickthali, who mysteriously disappeared about the lime Barchan and his party arrived in this country and who was supposed to be in some way connected with Burchall, arrived here today. _ Indicted for Jimbvaaiemeat. New York, April I.—The United Stated grand jury this morning handed in an indictment against R. J. Clausen for embezzlement, abstracting and misapplying funds of the Sixth National bank and making false entries. The trial is set down for May 7. SLIPT WITH A CORPSE Brian layers mod Zayieytn Gaastra* j New York, April I.—Bricklayers tad their employers kayo compromised in the j eight-hour demand. The bricklayers ere to work aine koan a day and will get aa advance of five cents an hour, making a day's wages for the ensuing jeer $4.05 the Backet Shape* Chicago, April I.—The board of trade officials in furtherance of their war on the bucket shops, to-day notified thai telegraph companies that no operators would be allowed on the floor. The! I Western Union will take out its instru- i meats. _ Ad nae ta mothers. Winslow's! be used for It soothes the child, softens the gums. allays all pain, cures wind colic tad ii the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle. mr mechanism has been constructed bv I    Advt#*    ta    nencn.    , supplied. The health officer fears a great increase of disease as a result of the lack of water to flush out the sewer connec in case there should be s water famine.  _ JEFFERSONV ILLE 8 PLIGHT.    -    CHARLESTON,    IT.    YA,    April*— k    1111 row occurred among a lot of negro I oiMmi.Mi.ML n«rmna    I    nf^h    ^ °W*' I miners at Caperton, while at a dance | >8rT?<Uur?l?r*'-lhUlaT‘    UM*1. honw "we ID«ic:> were Wiled I CurroH, Bk.. Mrs. Beaks Dies Suddenly While la Bad with Aer Hatband. Joliet, DI., March SI.—John Rouke, of this city, uncos ciousiy slept with the corpse of his wife last night. They both retired early. This morning when he arose he thought his wife was sleeping, and he got out of bed carefully so as not to disturb her. When breakfast was ready one of the household went to her room to awaken her and found that she was dead. A physician who was summoned said rile had been dead ten hours. A PSTtas ExOI bitten. Indianapolis, Ind., April I.—A novel exhibition opened here to-day, it being an exhibition of paving materials. In dianapolis contemplating extensive street improvements invited the various par jag companies of tee country to put their wares before the public. Among many cities represented are Omaha, Nebraska, and Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois. The success of tee affair has caused the paving people to contemplate a permanent exhibition hen. W. C. T. U Notes. Nearly 200,000 children are enrolled in the loyal temperance legions of the United States. Last year the literature department of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union distributed over 2,000.000 pages of tracts. The Union Signal of March 20 contains a symposium on “A World’s Temperance Congress at the World’s Fair.” The dean of the faculty of Trinity Medical college stated that sixty per cent of the medical students of Toronto were total abstainers. Miss Nellie Houghton is to visit In diana and Michigan in the interest of the Anchorage Mission, Chicago. At the recent annual meeting of the Florida Woman’s Christian Temperance Union a resolution was passed protesting against the cruel treatment of po litical prisoners in Russia. The bar of the legislature of Ontario, Canada has been closed by the government A similar action to close the drinking places in the capitol at Washington, would prove helpful to clear headed legislation. One day last week the Woman’s Temperance Publishing Association received an order for one hundred copies of Miss Willard’s book: Glimpses of Fifty Years to : go to New Zealand. Orders have also been filled for Australia, India, Sweden and Ireland. Mise Jessie Ackerman, the second round-theworld missionary, is now in China She writes: “No one can imagine the situation until he has been here, and one of the mc st deplorable features is the condition of the women. If any one doubts what the gospel has done for our own sex let him come to China.” Special to THS Hawx-Ers. Des Moines April I —The house went back to the regular order of business again this morning and began with presentations of petitions. Most of the subjects considefed by the petitioners were in relation to prohibition, school-books and woman suffrage. A large number of committee reports were presented, the clerks having got limn written up and ready for presentation. The bills introduced were: By Thornburg—To establish a normal school at Dexter, Dallas county. By McFarland—To provide for compiling and reprinting the territorial statutes. By Lewis—To amend section 903 of tne code in reference to appeals in highway cases. By Wyman—To amend the laws relating to the management of tho permanent school fund. Mr. Been c Sered a resolution which was adopted ordering an evening session tor the consideration of routine matters on the calendar. The bill to do away with the Iowa weather service was taken up and made a special order for Saturday next. Last night’s work in the senate was brought over and the house began the work of disposing of some of the bills thereby placed on the calendar The two Johnson county ditch bills were passed, one before dinner and tho other just after, and then the school book bills were taken up. School text books was all that could be thought of in the house this afternoon and the bills up for consideration were the committee substitutes for all the school bills. A majority of the committee recommended Power’s bill for county uniformity and district purchase The minority of the committee recommended a state uniformity bill. The method pursued was to have the majority bill read first and perfected then ihe minority. After that a vote was to be taken to substitute the minority bill for the majority bill so that issues would come strictly before the house. The first bill was read section by section and quite a number of amendments were made. The main supporters of the bill were the most activo in perfecting it, McFarland seeming to have charge of it. Holbrook took care of the second bill and made a number of amendments to it. When both had been perfected a number of speeches were made, Smith of Mitchell, Head, Graeser and Holbrook favoring and McFarland opposing state uniformity. Before the speeches were all made the house adjourned till 7:30 At the evening session nothing was done but attend to legalizing acta and indefinite postponement During the session one hundred and thirty bills were disposed of. TITE SENATE. The senate started in to settle the normal school question this morning. The matter came up with on the bill by Funk for the location at Algona. This bill received a favorable report from the normal schools committees of both hous* s Senator Funk made a short speech favoring the measure, as also did Senator Brower. Senator McCoy moved as a substitute the adoption of the bill providing for three normal schools. This was followed by a substitute for the substitute, by Taylor. He desired that $2 OOO be ap propriated to each of seven private nor mal schools in the following places Bloomfield, Shenandoah, Columbus Junction, Decter, Algona, Le Mars, Decorah. This was discussed at some length, and on a vote being taken, was overwhelmingly defeated. Senator Seeds then offered an amendment to McCoy’s substitute to make the number of schools one. Before a vote was taken on this the senate adjourned ntil after dinner. On reassembling, some time was taken up with receiving petitions and bids. All the bills presented were legalizing acts. Senator Dodge was ready right after dinner to call up the bill to allow taxes for public improvements, but as nothing but routine matters could come up, he could not get a chance to work it in at the beginning of the session. The talk was continued on the normal school bill till about 4 30, and then a vote was reaches on the bills A great deal of work bas been done by the Algona, men to sustain the work done by the committee, but the triple combine b Ii backed by LeMars, Oskaloosa and otcer places, put in very good work and ii the end won. Several senators did not desire to take part in the fight and dodged into the cloakroom and remained there until after the rod was called. The vo’e was very elope and Price, by changing, made it a ' ie. Then Gobble was brought in and his .vote decided the matter, the vote standing 24 to 23 in favor of the amendment. Tae bill was then read a third time but failed of passage by a vote of 15 to 23 A motion to reconsider was filed, so a normal school may yet be established. The friends of Algona feel very sore over the matter, but will keep at work and try to get matters fixed up. Immediately after the vote was an nounced Senator Dodge called up the bill authoring a tax for public improvement, and it was passed without opposition. An effort will be made to get it through the house early, and then Bur- hip * Chinks” Zigenfelder was badly bruised and had a thumb split, and others were more or less done up. This morning they were arraigned in court and fined for drunkenness and disord* rly conduct, and as nothing more could be proved they were let off on that. Iowa Fossate, Special to Thi Hawk-Etx. Washington, April I.—The following patents were granted last week to Iowa inventors: Wagon end-gate, L. Brodsky and S A. Ott, Pl over; underground conduit, Charles C. Gilman, Eldora; sketching apparatus. Maurice D. Harts augh, Mason City; Jacket, James A. Orr, Du-bn Que: rail joint support, Phillip Riley, Marion; hay stacker, Orbin F. Smith, Osceola. Seeared His Kxpeases. Special to Th* Hawk-Eyb. Des Moines April I.—Ex-Auditor Brown was before the house committee on claims to-day and secured a favorable report on the bill to grant him $4,000 to pay expenses incurred during his impeachment trial. A Dst of Ja*aaeeat. Special to THI Havi-Bti Ottumwa, April I—Yesterday was a veritable day of judgment in the district c >urt Judge Leggett, after two weeks of court at this place, called up the convicts in barber shop order and passed the following sentences: Edward Davenport, for transporting liquors illegally. $10O and costs and an attorney's fee of $15; order of imprisonment if not paid, not exceeding thirty-four days. J C Moore, keeping liquor with intent t i sell $50 and costa, with order for imprisonment if not paid. Bail $150 Richard D ugherty, plead guilty to keeping nuisance and was given $500 and costs, with order of imprisonment and sbatemeLt. Bai! fixed at $700. M L Leonard, assault with intent to inflict ureal bodily injury, in a saloon row $300 and c^sts. witn order of imprisonment B41 $500. Minnie Higdon, a noted character, for prostitution three years in prison at Anamosa. and pay costs of prosecution. Bail fixed at $2 OOO. y rs Sarah B*ker, prostitution, three years’ imprisonment at Anamosa and p*v cats of prosecution Bail fixed at $2 OOO_____ Ftikw^d Ic* ape. Correspondence of The Hawk-Ht*. Packwood, lo., March 31.—Farmers are busy now getting ready to put in th'ur crops. Somo have already commenced to so wheat. The merchants are ale: having a thriving trade Our spring school w: two weeks and will be Myrtle Grafton. Willie Buffington, of Leadville, Colorado. is the guest of his aunt, Mrs. D, Both Miss Kila Arderron was a caller in town Bai unlay. Mrs. Baker spout Sunday at her old home near Brookville. Mrs I) Both, Lottie Eady and Orrie L^ughary spent a day last week in Fairfield. Ira Shaffer was at Richland last Saturday on business. Lottie Eady *»nd nephew went to Ollie on business to-day. Rev. Morrow, of Delta, delivered three discourses here Saturday and Sunday. IOWA PICK UPS. busy and are commence in uight by Miss Collar Bone Broken.—A Keokuk lad, whde hanging to a lumber wagon, wss thrown violently to the ground and his collar bone broken. Forged Seven Checks.—Duncan Mc-Tavisb, of Sioux City, got on a spree, forged seven checks on his employers, and is in a fair way to land in the penitentiary. Ft. Madison’s Boon.—Among other things claimed by Fort MaJison as an evidence of growth and prosperity is a “boodle scandal” in which several city officials are interested. A Child Fatally Burned.—The two-year-old child of Mrs. Callahan, a widow o? Ireton, was fatally burned Thursday by its clothing catching fire during the absence of its mother Got a Load of Bird Shot.—While hunting in Bar cock county Delos Decker of Keokuk, had both of his legs filled with bird shot by tho accidental discharge of a gun in the hands of a companion. Oratorical Contest.—The twelfth annual oratorical contest of the Iowa High School association will be held at Waterloo Friday evening, April 25. Many of the High Schools of the state will take a part. Railway Wreck - Through freight train No 90 oa the Iowa Central, was ditched near Hearsbtrough Sunday night Ten cars were der ai od, but fortunately no one was hurt and but little damage done to property. Hurt While Wrestling.-—'T. Hazard, a young man living near Cedar Falls, while wrestling with his brother several days ago fell with his stomach upon his brother’s head and has since remained in an un con sr ions condition. It is feared his injuries will prove fatal. A Strange Bird.—A strange bird was shot near Audubon the other day. It somewhat resembles a crane, but is pronounced to be not of that species. It is a long legged, long-necked, spare bodied creature, with snow white plumage, and is a deep mystery lo local naturalists. Medical Conventions —The various medical societies of Iowa will this year hold their conventions as follows: Allopathic at Des Moines April IO, the Eclectic at Des Moines May 21. and the Homeopathic in Sioux City May 21. A Peculiar Bary.—Mrs. Henry Taylor, Oskaloosa, is the mother of an albino baby seven weeks old, with pink eves, transparent skin and hair as white as snow The peculiarity of the case ie hat both parents of the child are of pure African blood, with complexions as black as ebony. _______ Ta* Moaner’* KU*. lington can derive great benefit there from. Negroes KUM la a Baw. Charleston, W. Va, April 4 —Agon- Chicago, April I.—Dispatches from Knm state teat municipal elections in various cities of tee state are passing off nod teat a large vote is being April L—Yesterday Wilcox was fatally Be rushed from the “Mr. Penny,” said the editor, gently bd firmly, “I fear the time has come to sever tim long relations which have so long existed between us. I have allowed yon to rhyme ‘pain’ with ’again’ and ‘door* with ‘moor,’ but when yon go so far ss to make a rhyme of ‘peaches’ and lie adios,’ you are several chips over the limit. You will find your check in tee counting room.—Terre Haute Bx I press. _. I like my wifto use Poxzoni’s Complexion. Powder because it Improves her look* and la as fragrant as violets.__ Young Callow—“I say, fellow, I'm in a great hurry. Give me two pounds of dei biscuit?” Clarkson (formerly in gsnfs furnishing goods)—“Yes, sir; for yourself, sir?”—American Grocer. Car Snaps tiaraed. Specie! to The Hawe-Evs. Ft. Madison, lo., April I—The round house of the.Chicago, Ft. Madison and Des Moines Railroad company, formerly the Ft. Madison and Northwestern wa? discovered to be in flames at eight o’ cie ck last evening. A quickly sounded alarm brought the hose companies, and the fire was extinguished. The main bu ld-ing was not injured, but the carpenter and blacksmith shops were burnt to the ground. The side tracks were full of cars which were pushed onto the main track before they were much injured and the damage was slight. No insurance. Fan* Is tea mao* and bort aw evw made Th* G. A. K. Feoeptlen, Special to The Hawk-Et*. Des Moines, April I.—The committee on the G. A. R. reception reported they had arranged for the reception at the east front of the capital on Thursday, April 8 The governor will review the parade from that point. Advices from all parts of the state in dicate that tee Grand Army encampment next week, in this city, will have the largest attendance in the history of the department.__ A G sacral fight. Special to The Hawk-Eye. Marshalltown, April I.—A serious row occurred in a saloon here last night. Four men were in the place at the time aud they became engaged in an a1 terra ti on, smashing everything in the way and seriously injuring several of them. Jim Dover received a deep sub in tee The children are continually getting slight injuries for which the loothlng charm of a mother’* kiss is not quite equal for complete cure. For all kinds of cuts, bruises, wound*, lima, inflect bite! or sting®, noee-bleed or ary inflammation. Fond’! Extract is unequalled. But ref use all substitute* for both the kiss ani Pond’s Extract. Fallen Skoald bv Fitlsi. Memphis, Tenn., April I.—The grand jury this afternoon brought in twenty-four indictmeits against Ben Pullen, Jr, ex-city register, for the embezzlement of $5,763 He bes disappeared. The only reliable vegetable substitute calomel, which act* on the liver, blood, ney* and stomach, and best antl-biUou* native Is Maguire * Condurango. or Archbishop Ryan, of Philadelphia; McNally, of Bt. Louis, and a boat of nm)*     _____ Treasurer A rcfcer’v Defaleottoa* Annaholis, Md., April I —The cial legit I alive committee to inv; the accounts of Treasurer Archer drawn up a paper informing Goy Jackson there is sufficient proof teat treasurer is a defaulter. They leave case to the governor for action. Freer ess It is very important in this age of material progress that a remedy be ant to the taste and eye, easily ‘ *"■ ceptable to the stomach and' its nature and Affects. Possessing qualities, Syrup of Fig* is the feet laxative and most gentle known __ A brass b&nd in Pennsylvania if posed exclusively of prohibit when the people of the music they pay a round sum and blew in some other town.—- ;