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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - April 12, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THEBUELIN GTON HAWKEYE Established: June, 18S9.]BURLIN GTON. IOWA, SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 12, 1890. [Prick: ii Cents per Wuk. IE WILD’S FAIR BILL THE SENATE COMMITTEE OKDEKS VOSABLY DEPORTED. it fa Immediate Action Adil«d-It Pro Tides for a Naval Exhibition in New York Harbor—Other Washington News. Washington, April ll.—The senate quadro-centennial committee met this morning and ordered the world's fair bill reported with some amendments, one of which is Daniel's proposition in a somewhat emasculated form—the provision with respect to the president being satisfied with the bona fide character of the Chicago subscriptions by making it read that he shall be satisfied of the possible character of the subscriptions before inviting foreign nations to participate Daniel's amendment was modified go as to provide that some time in the spring —date not particularized—sometime be fore the date of the opening of the exposition there shall be an international naval display in New York harbor and roads, and a naval celebration in Washington at the time of the dedication of the statue to Columbus. There is no appropriation made in the bill for these celebrations, this being left for congress to provide some time in the future. Chi cago men agreed to these amendments in the hope that it would facilitate the bill’s passage, hut had them so modified as to not interfere with tho opening at Chicago. A 8Ub committce,fconsi8ting*of'Senators Hiscock, Hawley and Daniel, was appointed to make the bill conform to the expression of the wishes of the.com-mittee and to draw up the report! At the suggestion of Senator Farwell, Hawley was selected as manager of the..bill on the flnor. Just before the senate ad I Durned] this afternoc n Hawley reported the world’s fair bill with the amendments agreed upon by the committee. The following was proposed as the new section: Sec. 8. The president is hereby empowered and directed to bold a naval review in New York harbor, April, 1893, and extend foreign natious an invitation to send ships of war to join the United States navy in the rendezvous at Hampton Roads and proceed thence to said review. The president is further empow •ared to make asrangements for the on vailing of a statute of Christopher Columbus at Washington with appropriate ceremonies under his general direction, after said naval review and not less than five days before the opening of said exposition and invite the attendance thereat of the foreign representatives. The review of the District of Columbia national guard and troops and several branches of the regular army stationed at Washington to day was given in honor of the delegates to the Pan-America conference. The president, several members of the cabinet, General Schofield and other officers of the regular army occupied the reviewing stand. THEIR BLOOD MAS COOLED □Ch# Phelan-Fleming Duel WHI Not Como OIF Washington, April ll.—Representative Pnelan has written a card in reference to his trouble with Colonel Fleming. of Knoxville. In the course of Which he says, from one who had seemed IO anxious to force him to the wall. Phelan did not expect the plea that he (Fleming) ignored the code. Phelan says he does not defend the code, but has never been able lo see any moral distinction between doing another a malicious mischief forbidden by the laws of God and offering expiation forbidden by the laws of man. That he acted hastily in sending the message designed to elicit a challenge to a man who ignores the code, Phelan admits, but adds: "I assume that the bulldozing tone of Fleming’s refusal to accept a hearty apology was the result, among other contingencies, of an over • weening of personal courage. Colonel Fleming in his answer, says:    “I have made my self ridiculous. This is the time. But then, I didn't know Col. Fleming as I do tov.” Phelan, concludes that in view of the scornful and insulting refusal to accept a frank apology he thinks he can safely leave it to that portion of the world which is brave, just and generous to say whether what ho did was without palliation. _ THS SKN ATB. Th# Montana Bl#«tlon Ca###--Tfc# World*# Fair Hill. Washington, April ll.—The consideration of the Montana election case was resumed and as no senator sought the floor the yeas and nays were ordered on the first resolution and the vote was about being taken when Evarts rose and suggested that if no senator on the other side desired to speak he would proceed to make the closing argument in support of the committee’s report. He proceeded to state in detail the fads and the circumstances of the Montana election and to discuss tho powers of territorial canvassing board on which he said there were no limitations imposed by the statute in words. By that he meant (he said) that its powers were unlimited within the sense that belonged to the phrase to which it was applied and to the subject to which it was applied. Evarts said the proposition on the democratic side was that the senate was to be a canvassing board higher than the territorial canvassing board, while the proposition on the republican side was that the sen alo had no such power of revision. The latter, he said, was a proposition of the constitution, of the safety of the senate and of the equality of states. After further debate Hoar gave notice that on Monday he should ask the senate to remain in session until the Montana cate was disposed of. Mr. Hawley, from the committee on quadro centennial celebration reported back, with amendments, the house bill for a world’s fair at Chicago, and said he hoped to have it taken up and passed Monday. After an executive session the senate adj .»urned._ equalizer, A1 mo a Hunt, Atlanlic; No. 425,845, heme tug, Wm. G. Riley, Cory- j •Ion; No 425,001, car coupling, Chaa. G Ruby, Beacon; No. 425,391, running| gear, Jas B. Stanley, Des Moines; J. H Cloy es, Des Moines, assignors to the I Des Moines Buggy company. A COLD VV A VIS COMING. th# Carpet lf a««fa#tat#r# Opp os# Proposed Increase of Duty. Washington, April ll.—The carpet manufacturers of Philadelphia, representing a producing capacity of four thousand carpet looms, had a hearing before the republican members of the ways and means committee to-day in which they opposed the proposed increase of duty on carpet wools. LETTER BOXES BOBBED. A telegram was received to day from Dayton, Ohia, stating that twelve street etter boxes in that city were broken open last night and the contents taken and scattered on the streets. The locks in many cases were missing. The postoffice department has offered a reward for the apprehension of the robbers. ARMY ORDERS. The secretary of war to-day issued an order directing the troops from the following posts to be withdrawn as sDon as the department commanders can provide suitable accommodations elsewhere: Fort Maginnis, Montana; Fort Bridger, Wyoming; Fort Sidney, Nebraska; Fort Crawford, Colorado; ^Little Rock^Bar-rtcks, Arkansas; Fort McDowell, Ari-7. ma; Fort Thomas, Arizona; and gFort Verde, Arizona. Thejrespective^depart-ment commanders are to report to the adjutant general of the army the*!dates when the posts can be abandoned, with a view of necessary arrangements for reservations with buildings] aud>other mprovements, to be received by the department of the interior for Indian school purposes or disposal. confirmations. The senatefSlconflrmed'^thei,following nominations: Lewis A. Grant, assistant secretary of war; Brigadier General Nelson A. Miles, as msj ir general; Colonel B. H. Grurson, as brigadier general; Major L. H. Stanton, as deputy paymaster general; J. H Cisney, of ndiana, as Indian inspector WA8HINGTON_G08SIP. j J Thejpresident to day" appro vedlthe'act making an appropriation to ^supply the deficiency occasioned by the defalcation in the office of the late sergeant-at-arms. In the general orders issued !< from., the leadquarters of the army.oto-day the proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Lieutenant Steele, of the eighth cavalry are approved and the officer reprimanded. Edgar Bogle, assistant chief of the record division in the pension bureau has been dismissed. Engle’s pension wasjerated during the early part of the present administration. Senator Pettigrew, from the committee on Indian affairs, reported favorably the Pill to ratify and confirm the agreement with theJiSisseton tand Wahpston'd)ands of Indians.    # LOYAL TO HNB W L’Alii Y. An Illlnol# GIrliH#fn### to4W#d a Republican Who Deserted Hla colera.; Shelbyville, III., April ll.—Two or three weeks ago Walter J. Wood obtained a license to marry a Miss Lucy Miller, both of Oconee township, in this county. A few days afterwards the license was returned to the county clerk indorsed “indefinitely postponed” on the back. It has just been learned that the reason for postponing the affair was that the ady, being an ardent republican, ’ declined to perform her part of the contract because her intended, who is also a republican, had accepted a nomination as assessor on the farmer's ticket. He was elected, but as yet their differences have not been adjusted. OVERDUEW HIS?. 8ALARY. THE PHARMACY BILL. THE SEDATE DBCDBES1AID FIS ALLY COMPLETE THE MEASHBE. 9 peel ai Storm Bulletin from th# Sic* aal Ollie#. Washington, Ap* ii ll.—The signal office furnishes the following special bul letin: A storm of considerable intensity is central to night im South Dakota. Unusually high temperatures prevail in the central valleys, extending northward to south Minnesota and South Da kota. A decided fell in temperature has, however, set in from the northwest and the temperature gradient is so sharply marked in Minnesota and South Dakota that the thermometer records a range of thirty decrees between adjacent stations, with a corresponding barometric gradient.* Big sals for high winds have been ordered for the lakes and a warning has been sent out of severe local storms in South Dakota, southern Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Nebrask. The storm is moving slowly to the eastward and will be accompanied by if?h winds in lr diana, Illinois and Missouri to night and to morrow. _ GENERAL WASHING ION NEWS I The Redistrict lug Bills in the House The Australian Ballot Bill-General Legislative News -A Race Against Fire-State News* Th* Hawk-Eye Bureau, I Capitol Building, > ll.) the W TUB ROUSS. rn Ca## Froi TM# Ceatwttd Bl#«tto Vlrciala. Washington, April ll —Mr Lacey, of Iowa, cared up the contested election case of Waddill vs. Wise, from the third district of Virginia. Mr Enloe, of Tennessee, raised the question of consideration. The house A De#] Mel a ••. 8Mo#J Ul#r MT Ii real# n #<1 lo Ommlt 8alcid#. Des Moines, la., April ll —J. T. Strayer, a clerk in the shoe store of J. A. Boyer, has disappeared. A note was found in the store by his employer yesterday morning saying:    ‘    By    the    time you receive this I will be dead. My Btl ary is not large enough to keep up my running expenses and I have overdrawn it to such an extent that to keep myeeif out of trouble I have decided to depart this life.” As nothing can be found of his body it is believed that he changed his mind and instead of committing suicide left town._ TM# Billiard Toaraam#at. Chicago, April ll.—The afternoon game of the billiard tournament between Slosson and Heiser, 500 and 250 points respectively, was won by the former. Score-Slosson, 500; average, 17 7 29; highest runs, 178, 58, 52, 50. Heiser, 112: average, 3 85 29; highest runs, 23 13. Schaefer beat Catton to-night, they playing 500 and 250 respectively. Score: Schaefer 500. average 21 14 23, highest runs ISI, 78, 47, 44; Catton 134, average 6 2 22, highest run 24._ ▲ Law Aialaat Polygamy. Ottawa, Oat., April ll.—The Mormon question was ventilated in parliament last night. The house took up Sir John Thompson's bill to amend the criminal law, and polygamy is included in the list of offenses. The clause relating to polygamy was amended, raising the penalty from two to five years’ imprisonment_ Maniac Hay WMH# IM# Ss* 8Mta#»« Kingston. Oat, April ll.—Grain dealers are buying barley in large quantities and arranging for speedy shipment to the United States, in anticipation of the new American tariff which increases the duty. Five vessels loaded with barley have cleared from here within the week. Murder#* WHS aa Ax. Milwaukee, April ll.—A special to the Evening Wisconsin from Hurley says Lottie Morgan, a disreputable woman, was found dead near a saloon in Dss Moines, la., April As usual, the hour of nine to day found the senate in session, the chair intro ducing Rev. W. H. Rees, who led in prayer. On behalf of the special committee ic whom was referred the matter, Bun gas reported a bill providing for the removal of the battle flogs carried by Iowa regiments from the arsenal to the capitol. A bill was introduced by Vale from the committee on agriculture to confer rights in certain cases upon the State Agricultural society, the object of the bill being to relieve from the possibility of the State Agricultural society coming in con. tact with the powers of .the city bocause of the passage of the annexation bill. Caldwell’s resolution providing for a sifting committee of nine members web taken up. It£wa8 moveck by Finn to amend by excepting from that commit tee’s supervision the special order, namely, school text book bill; and further by Davidson, to except the mining bills. Taylor spoke earnestly in favor of such exceptions, while McCoy thought if these bills were to be made exceptions there was no use in appointing a sifting committee. He represented a large mining district and had voted for every mining bill that had passed the senate. Davidson said that these matters had been postponed early in the session because of McCoy's illness and later that they had been crowded out. It was evident to his mind that the senator from Mahaska desired the sifting committee chiefly to get rid of the mining bills, and he was therefore opposed to any such committee. The amendment to the amendment was lost, yeas 13, nays 27. the former being Barnett, Bayless, Bills, Davidson, Dun gan, Engle, Finn, Kegler, Mattoon, Mos-nat, Parrott, Taylor, Vate; absent or not voting were Brower, Cassatt, Dodge, Funk. G ibbie, Harsh, Kelly, Schmidt, Shields. Wolfe. Toe Finn amendment was lost. Woolson offered a substitute for the whole matter which was accepted bv Caldwell providing that bills and other matters other than appropriation bills be referred to the sifting committee and that after the Friday morning session no bills be considered except appropriation billa and those reported favorably by the sifting committee. An amendment further was offered by Dodge to except the ballot reform bill which had passed the lower house and to make it a special order for Saturday evening at 7:30, whereupon McCoy moved to amend the amendment to except the school book bill instead of the Australian ballot bill. Cleveland could not see why the school book bill should be excepted instead of the ballot reform issue, which was of vital importance. It should not be made^a party question. People differed radicallyaOnj the best method of proceeding in the school book matter, and it was a grave question, whereas the Australian ballot reform was being pursued .in so many progressive states without a question. The urgency of the school book measure was pressedr by Weidman,'as compared with the ballot reform question. Finn took the floor against the worthless expense of the Australian ballot, which, he said, was not demanded in Iowa. He had seen it estimated that •IOO a year would not’cover the/expense in each voting precinct. The machinery requiredjwas^expensive'anduseless and the voting system now was absolutely perfect. Groneweg moved-the ' previous question, .which prevailed. TheJ*McCoy amendment, substituting the school book question, for the ballot bill, prevailed; yeas4 26, nays 22. The resolution as amended was adopted. Again Dodge sought to ^bring up the ballot reform matter under a resolution making it a special order, and postpon ing the special order for its consideration. Caldwell moved to lay on the table the motion to postpone the special order, the vote upon which was yeas 23. nays 25 At this juncture the chair announced that the making of a special order, as indicated by.the Dodge motion, would require a two-thirds vote, and a second vote was proceeded with, but was lost. I^Dodge rose to a point of border asking ifu it at the time of the adoption of the McCoy .4 amendment, a two-thirdsjvote was not necessary. Woolson rose to a point >of order, stating the matters concerned were disposed of, which point order was declared welltaken. The pharmacy bill.was then -taken up as a speciaUordcr.} Bay less here rose and offered a substitute for the bill, reading a series of resolutions*by “ thepharmacists to the effect that the committee substitute was not satisfactory to them. Bayless said it was with reluctance that he ^introduced this substitute at this time but he was obliged to do so. He had assisted in making the committee substitute but had been dissatisfied with it. His substitute requires a bond, that sworn reports be made, and cuts out red tape. Caldwell entered into an extended explanation of the committee substitute, closing by saying that the senator from Clayton had acted in perfect good faith but that he had been driven to this sub stitute by the druggists. He moved the consideration of the committee substitute. Taylor defended the B ayless sub stitute, saying that he believed it was just the measure that .the druggists desired, while the other was worse than no legislation for them. Caldwell's motion prevailed and the bill was considered section by section. Several amendments were adopted. Previous to adjournment the lieutenant governor announced as a sifting committee McCoy, Woolson, Finn, Vale, Funk, Meservey, Bolter, Wolfe, Bayless The chair ruled that tiie pharmacy bill would have to go to the sifting commit tea. The senate put in a hard day's work on the pharmacy bill and when adjournment was taken for supper only a few more sections remained for consideration. The members of the pharmaceut ic ii association were on hand watching the progress of the bill and doing what they could to make the bill come out right The bill repeals the present law and provides that permits be granted by the tufe for the measure priposed by State Pharmaceutical association The senate sifting committee decided to report for passage tee senate bills to provide for the regulation, pnrchase and sale cf school books: to change the name of institutions for the deaf and dumb; to provide for the payment of salaries of s'ate penitentiaries; also the house bills to give the Agricultural society the power to regulate its police force; to abolish the Iowa weather service; and, to allow cities of a second class to levy taxes for building sewers. Tbe pharmacy bill discussion was continued acd the bill completed. Mr Bayless offered as a substitute the bill formulated by the pharmaceutical association Billa were passed as follows: House bill to allow tbe Rush Park railroad to run its track through the grounds of the lr dependence insane asylum: tbe house bill to legalize the act of the clerk of courts of Plymouth county; the house bill to equalize the transfers of real property by the executors and trustees of foreign wills; the house bill to legalize the incorporation of the town of Guthrie Centre. Adjourned THE HOUSE. The house this morning reconsidered the vote by which the Algona normal school bill was ordered engrossed last night and then reversed the decision This kills the normal school project entirely, it having been buried in the senate. Bills passed as follows:    To    compel railroads to change the names of stations to conform with the names of corporated towns or villages at the request of the railroad commissioners to compel rail road companies to connect crossing lines at stations by means of switches, “Y’s;” to authorize commissioners to preserve the form of annual reports of railroads; to compel railroads to place crossings where a highway is located; to compel railroads to put in private crossings. A resolution was adopted providing for the appointment of a sifting committee. The bills for the redistricting of the sta’e came up as a special order. Two were presented, both calling for one hundred representatives and ninety-one districts on the basis of 18,500 population. Tie house this afternoon took up the apportionment bill and after a short discussion the majority bill recommended by the republicans was defeated by a party vote—49 to 49, Hamilton and Wilson beiDg paired. The following bills passed; To legalize the acts of the town of Churdan; to provide for district purchssa of school books and supplies; senate bill to define and punish vagrancy; senate bill to accept the grant of the city park at Iowa City to the state for the purpose of erect ing a university building; to compel boards of supervisors to ascertain at me beginning of each year the amount of school funds on hard and require tbe publication thereof; to prevent life in suraDCQ companies from discriminating between individuals with the same ex pectation of life and in th* same class. The defeat of the republican redistricting bill was just as expected in the house this afternoon, the measure as proposed by them gives a very fair division of the northwestern part of the state, but the democrats do not want it that w?,y for fear they will lose some of tho districts they carried last year. The work will have to be done to fix up a compromise pretty soon or the election will be held on the same basis with district's the same as last year or a special s! ssion will have to be called to fix up the matter. The Bsyless-Tramp bill is now through both houses and as soon as it bscomes a law tramps will have a hard time in Iowa.    ' The acceptance of the city park granted by 1°wa City to the state will give a good opportunity for putting up a good building for that institution now. A bill for that purpose is through both houses and now needs only the signature of the governor to become a law. IOWA IN BRIEF. FBAKX BALZEB MHD WITH HIS HEAD HUTCHED DEAS IOWA CITY. The Sheriff sad Deput iesHard at Work on the Case—Two Mea Arrested ob Suspicion —Other Crimes and Casualties. Special to Th* Hawk-Eye. Davenport, Iowa, April ll.—Early this morning the men on a Rook Island j train discovered the body of a maw lying in the grass at the side of the road at a j point about a mile and a half east of Iowa City. There were evidences of a struggle. The dead man’s clothes were in disorder and his hand clutched al handful of hair, evidently torn from the head of his assailant. He had been killed with a club. Near the body was ound a gold ring such as is used instead j of a hook or bar to fasten a watch chain t o a buttonhole.    The buttonhole where it had rested was torn out, and no watch was to be found. In one pocket wi thirty-five dollars. The coroner was summoned and the investigation developed the fact that the dead man was one Frank Balzer, and that he came to Iowa City Thursday with anotbor man, name unknown. The two men stopped together at a boarding house. While in Iowa City Balzer remarked to a man that he was afraid of his companion, and wanted to get rid of him. He said that he had left a hundred and fifty dollars with the Amana society the day before, fearing that he would be robbed by his companion. He said they came from Homestead, Iowa, and that his companion wanted him to come to Davenport with him, but that he was afraid to do so. Later he stated that he would come to this city and tnat he should walk, so that the men whom he feared might suppose him penniless. The two men left Iowa City about four o’clock Thursday afternoon and came in this direction. Nothing more’is known of,their movements after that time The sheriff and several deputies are hard at work on the case and the men have already been arrested; one at West Liberty, and oae at Oxford, a station near by. Both tally with the description of the suspected men. The amount of money stolen from the body besides the gold watch is not known. A RAUK WMH FIRE. Aa FpceUtaff Ban of a Burning Freight Train. Special to Thx;Hawk-Ey*. Corning, Iowa. April ll —The westbound Chicago, Burlington and Quincy freight train No 65. R iberia, conductor, had an exciting race with fire this afternoon, pulling into Coming all ablaze About four miles east of corning a car of nursery stock was discovered to be on fire. It was packed with dry hay and the flames spread rapidly The carfol lowing it contained live stock'and itfwas necessary to stop the train and uncouple it behind the burning car. The train then pulled for Coming and came in at lightning speed, with the whistle blowing an alarm, leaving al wake of flame. The Corning fire department was ordered out and reached the spot almost as soon as the train came to a stop. It was run up under the tank and with the stream from the tank and from the hose line the fire was quenched, but little was left of the car. Red Oak’scCourt"House.—Work on the new $75,000 court house at Red Oak has been commenced. Reception to Commander Mills,— M. P. Mills, the new. department com-mander’pOf Rho Iowa G. A. R , was given a royal welcome at* Cedar Rapids Thursday by the local post. A Child Cremated.— A very sad tragedy occurred at the farm of Joseph Porter who lives a few miles northeast of Oakland, by which a little grandchild of Mr. Porter was cremated. Through some misfortune the house caught fire, and was burned- to the ground, taking the life of the. little one, despite all efforts to save it. Hit with a Brick.—Major Day of the Standard Lumber company of Dubuque was standing on the sidewalk in front of the new opera house Thursday, when a brick fell from the fourth story, striking him on toolhead. He will probably recover. Have Begun Seeding.—A goon many of the farmers .near Ackley have begun their seeding. * The lesson is fully two weeks later than last year. There will be a greater acreage of wheat and flax sown than for a number of years, while there will be about the same amount of oats and com. In a Critical Condition.—George Grimes, who was shot by Burglar Qu&n at Des Moines Wednesday morning, is in a critical condition and his recovery is doubtful. Quan is suffering from his wound, but is out of danger. The bullet went through the top of his right lung and lodged in his back, but has not been extracted. Ex-Warden Crossley, of the Fort Madison penitentiary, saw the burglar to day aud recognized him as a former inmate of that institution. Qian was therefor five-I years .under.the name of Stephen Maloney. a Dash for liber it. thrown into the water, but managed to I get hold of the boat and both would have j gotten out had not Schrack become frightened. He could not swim and in struggling to get into tile boat lost his hold, fell back into the water and was drowned. RANDALL IS DYING. with an ax. murder. There is no clue to the “ITW! Sprtig Says one of the best housewives in New ii UBM nun ui u- — me nome 1------  ...    .     ,-----„-----—    England,    “We    feel the necessity of tak decided—yeas 124, nays 118—to consider I    ci*Y w***1 *, *err**>*e ***** °Tcr *5* I district court to sell or dispose of liquors I * good medicine to purify the blood, toe election .*** fwd L«»y tto Ile,t-temPle which wa* ardently made | tor meciianical medicinal, culinary and | *nd we *11 take Hood'* flanaparilln. It floor with an argument in favor of the claims of the contestant, Mr. O’Ferrail, of Virginia, supported the resolution of the minority, declaring the seat vacant. After considerable debate and without disposing of the matter, the house took a I recess till evening. Ho table shouldbe without a bottle of Aa Kostina Bitters, the world renowned Appel Sn* of otoEm# Saw H#wwr# of rant** I I faits lows Special to Tan Hawk-Eye. Washington, April ll.—Charles X. Brock, solicitor of patents, Pacific building. Washington, D. C., reports the following patents granted this week to Yowl indentors. No. 424,967, draft sacramental purposes, and those alone. I ^eeP® tije children free from humors, my Physicians may dispense liquor as medi I husband says it gives him a good appease. The permit holders must be under I ™, sud for myself I un sure I could oath and file bonds. Liquors can be sold I JJT*1 *11 my work if it was not for only on the written certificate of the per-1 ^his splendid medicine. It makes me n. .... _______ .son baying as to the legality of the pur I Feel strong and cheerful, and I am never Flu *»sus# MsmetoAeeumta. .I pots for which it is to be used, and such I troubled with headache or that tired NBW York, April ll.—-The books of I purchaser must be personally known to I reeling, ta I used to be.” the Philadelphia house of George K. Si*-1 t^a eelier. Each permit holder tare's Sons, lately assigned, were I mnat abow every two months brought here this morning and placed in I the amount of liquor bought, on hand tile hands of experts for examination by | *^<1 gold during the period. The person making a fake certificate as purchaser or signing a false fine from $30 to HOO or i ten to thirty days. Tin hill is A 8TORB BURGLARIZED. Various. Otn#r iIt#m#;of;iiftt#r##v Iron Fair ll tic, Iowa. Special to Th* Hawk-Br* Fairfield. lo., April ll.—The cloth ing house of Howlett & San, on the west side of the square, was burglarized last night. The thieves effected an entrance by cutting out a panel of the rear door and unfastening the lock. They were evidently well acquainted with the prem ises, for they did not arouse the least alarm. The goods taken consisted of jewelry, silk handkerchiefs, neckties, £1 innel shirts, hats aud clothes, in all about $200 worth. Emerson Woods, now in jail awaiting a trial, is thought to be one of the per petrators of the crime and the A evidence is strongly against him. About twenty-five'of our citizens attended the G. A. R. encampment at Des Moines this week and report very favor ably in regard to the kindness shown them by the citizens of that place. They were very much pleased with^the oner getic movement of the city and are conemplating moving up there. They were accompanied by the Parson college male quartette, who enlivened the whole train ail the way up with their spirited music, being joined in the^army songsjbytallthe old soldiers. The quartette, consisting of Buchanan, Lynn. Carter and Day, were taken uo in the headquarters’ train by Charles H. Smith, Esq , of Mt Pleasant, late state commander of the G. A. R., and assisted m)a‘;couple of camp fires. They sRo accepted an invitation of the C.,IB. &!Q. officials to sing in their elegant reception rooms at the^Savery and were very generously remembered by them, much toJheir surprise and satisfaction. _ WILL BUILD A COLLEGE. Tis# Latter Du? Balut* at Lantoul Ap* polit a Coat Witt## With That Vl#w. Special to Th* Hawk-By*. Lamoni, lo., April ll.—The session of j the Latter Day Saints’ conference in the forenoon was of a most interesting character. The prayer service was largely attended and enthusiastically taken part I in. The sermon was by Elder James Coffall, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and was upon!? “The Necessity of Obedience to God.” The important resolutions of the afternoon* were as follows: Providing! for a committee of two to prepare a historical and doctrinal article for encydo pedias and histories consisting of Joseph Smith and W. W. Blair; providing for I the erection of a college and appointing a committee of seven to receive proposals I for location, and also empowering them to take all necessary steps to establish ' the institution. Au Iusp#rt#ut DUMM. Special to Th* Hawk-By*. Dis Moines, April ll.— The state ! board of health has decided a case of vital importance which effects every | local boud in the state. The point in  _____________ jvolved is whether or not the health! immediately started    a posse    in    pursuit    of I office of tim local board can be empow- the prisoners.    Late    this    afternoon    they | ared by the local board to establish or | release a quarantine at his pleasure I The decision of the board which was affirmed by the attorney gee I era! is neither attending physician, I nor the health officer has power to I establish or raise a quarantine. The supreme court has decided that in quarantine matters and all others where the {statute defines thor duty, the board must meet and act as a unit They can j not turn it over to a committee to act at their discretion. I H#ud#r##u laiorwd. Dubuque, Ie, April ll.—At a meeting J of Lookout Post, G. A. R., held yesterday evening the former action of the post in refusing to receive certain documents from Congressman Henderson, was reconsidered and the books were received with a resolution of thanks. The I vote was over two-thirds in favor of reconsideration. This action of the post j is an ifidorsement of Col. Henderson and I a complete set back on the commander who, out of personal spite against Henderson, worked his scheme through when only twelve members were present Searles Fever Scare. Special to the Hawk-Eye. Grinnell. lo., April ll.—Miss Lydia Crookshank, a student in the junior class at college, has been taken down with scarlet fever. About twenty girls who boarded in the house with her have sought other places. There is great excitement _ Killed bv aa Bl#«trl# car at Ottumwa Ottumwa, la, April ll —Col. S. W Summers, a wealthy citizen of Ottumwa, a retired attorney, was struck by an electric car this afternoon and instantly killed. He was about seventy years of age, and leaves a wife. D#m#«ratle stat# Coav#atloa. Des Moines April ll.—The democratic state central committee decided to hold the next state convention at Cedar Rapids. The time will probably be August. _ Adjutant General Appointed. Des Moines, April ll.—The governor has appointed Colonel George Greene, of Cid ar Rapids, adjutant genera!, vice Beeson, resigned. THE CHURLS]^TROUBLES. Premedics* of tfc# Anil-Etcher wing cf tb# German .Evangelical Con terrace. Chicago, April ll.—The Sheffield Av enue church or anti Etcher branch of the Illinois conference cf the German Evangelical conference met this morn ing with President Rev D B. Byers in the chair. The most interesting feature of the session was the adoption of a pre amble and resolution totting forth the cause of the division, deploring the action of the seceders in with drawing and setting up a conference of their own; declaring any cfficpe beld by them to be vacant, and assuring them .that fcthey would.; b 3 received into the fold again if they would return As the conference adjourned at noon for a two hour’s recess, the constable served a writ of replevin on Secretary Stamm for the records of the last conference Stamm accepted the service to appear before a j us lice,. April 22d, to answer the writ. In^the afternoon the secretary was instructed to send address to the faction in session and Wisconsin street church, notifying the ministers there that unless they signify their intention of traveling according to the directions of discipline by three o’clock Saturday afternoon the conference will comider them without appointment. The Escher faction to day went ahead transacting business as if there was no other conference in existence. The del-gates are elated over the fact that their conference was recognized by the general sgant of the publication society, who paid them the dividend today. The committee was sent to the Sheffield Avenue conference with a requests for records, etc , returned with a report that the matter had be*a referred to a committee. Bishop E3her announced that he had received wor that at the Iowa conference yesterday the presiding elder at the trial of Bishop Bowman confessed he had done wrong in deposing him. It was decided to hold the next conference in Chicago, April, 1891. 'J ^ LU - f rn LABOR TROUBLES KMT. He Has Been Sinking Very Rapidly— Hte Family Gathered A beat His Bedside to Bid Him Farewell— A Short Sketch of His Life, tired to the out banding, where a comfortable bed had been made for him. He was resting nicely, when the farmer called him to come to the house; as the women did not intend to return that HID DEATH TC DOV EMOTED AT ADY IO-1 night, he could occupy their chamber. Resting comfortably, his first impulse was to stay where he was, he went however. to the house He was shown to the ladies’ room: the farmer locked the door upon him and he retired to his own apartment. During the night, the miller’s barn took fire; neighbors gathered around to save what they cruld. After the excitement attending the fire had subsided, they asked the miller how the fire happened. He said, in reply, that a man whom he had refused entertainment in the early part of the nigV threatened to do him harm, and he believed he set it afire: he would get lha men to hunt him up, and they woula have a neck-tio pariy. The host present, and knowing of the circurrptancrs attending his guest’s effort to got aTCommodation wiih the miller, informed that person cf his mistake; 31 that the wearied traveler did not get his neck encircled with a halter When informed of his narrow escapa. the invalid gentleman immediately got conveyance to the nearest railway station, and took the earliest and quickest train for home, saying he preferred to die at home of his alii ctions, rather than innocently stretch nemp abroad The circumstance of tin women of the house in which he logded not returning nome, saved that innocent man from an ignominious death, which would nave tiken place; for he was in the part of a state where no mercy is shown a fire-bug or a horse-thief See by what slender threads we escape suspicious connection with serious and criminal events Circumstantial evidence is a many-armed monster. The guiltless often suffer the punishment of tho criminal. Amkr Navvy Washington April 12 1:30 a in.— Representative Randall has been sinking very rapidly to night and death ie aimos momentarily expected His family have gathered about his bcdsido to bid bim farewell. He is in a half-unconscious condition and does not seem to notice their presence. Samuel Randall was born in Philadel phia October IO, 1828; received an academic education; engaged in mercantile pursuits; was a member of the city couu dis of Philadelphia for four years; was a member of the state senate cf Pennsylvania in 1858 and 1859; was elected to the/ thirty-eighth to the fiftieth congresses inclusive, and was re-elected to the fifty-first congress as a democrat, receiving 17,642 votes against 112 votes scattering._ Will Cemm«morate Lincoln’# Death. Springfield. Ill, April ll — Great preparations are bring made here for ap propri*te commemoration of the twenty fifth anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln on April 15. It will be under the auspices of the local Grand Army Posts, Sons of Veterans and Turners Grand Army men and members of the North American Turner bund from va nous parts of the country will be present It is suggested that editors eich publish an editorial embodying a senti ment for the occasion and that copies of the papers be sent to the Lincoln Memorial League of Springfield, Illinois All are to be arranged in a book and preserved in the monume’t. 'IO DIB NO MOKE X Probat# Jade# Goa# to III# R##t, Minneapolis, April ll—Fred Von Schlegell, probate judge of Hennepin county for a number of years, died this morning of cancer of the liver. PHILLIP A WARR ACK OF OMAHA Omaha, April ll.—PhiliipA. Warrack, assistant general freight agent of the Union Pacific, died this morning of typhoid fever_ G#B«ral Fremont III, New York, April ll —General John C. Fremont is reported seriously ill. AhUSKKKNrS. Minstrel#? atta# Graad To-Night Of Cleveland’s minstrels, which appca ' to-night at the Grand, the Quincy Whig say 8; “Cleveland’s m.natrc i appeared at tho opera house last evening before an im mense audience. Every seat in tbe house was occupied, and the gallery was pack ed As a whole the entertai nnrw nt was satisfactory, although some of *he features were not as good as wa? expected. Hugh Dougherty wa? the favorite of the audience The first part of the show is put on in a very gorgeous style The costumes are v.ry handsome and the quartet and sextet did some very fine hinging. The best selections were Annie Laurie,” as arranged by Dudley Ruck, by the quartet and ‘ It icked in the Cradle of the Deep” by tha double ou phoniuro, with choral obligato. In tho second part Hugh Dougherty made a hit in his speech, the Ej;yptain Phalanx was encored, and tho Japanese troupe gave aa exhibition that was wonderful.” TE# Carpenter*’ Girl*# atCblcago Chicago, April ll —Now that each side in the carpenters’ strike has issued its ultimatum, the trouble seems to have settled down to a question of endurance, and the general impression is that the fight will be a protracted one. The boss carpenters say they propose to go to work to fill the strikers’ places on Mon day next. THE CIGAR MAKERS. Chicago, April ll —About seventy cigar make r& were at work in the Colum bia factory to day. Most of them were new hands, though a few of yesterday’s strikers had returned to work this^morn-ing. About fifty small bosses, not members of the association, formed an organization and appointed an arbitration committee to meet a similar committee of the journeymen. a railroad strike probable Pittsburg, April ll.—The meeting of the federation of railroad employes has been called for Sunday to consider tbe discharge of sixteen of the oMest'con-ductors on the Fort Wayne line. It i# reported the company will be asked to state why those'men were discharged and in case of refusal a strike is probable. ONE THOUSAND WORKMEN STRIKE. New York, April ll.—At two o’clock thiB afternoon one thousand workmen on down-town buildings struck in obedience to the commands of the central labor uniom_ THE FIRE RECORD, Two S1*k 81bK convict# Attempt to Eacapo* Sing Sing, N. Y., April ll.—James Kelly and Michael Teeny, convicts, made a desperate attempt to escape this after noon. Keeper See took them to the old female prison to clean it. Once inside, they grappled with See, and before he could draw his revolver he was felled to the floor by a blow from a hammer. When he tried to get up they told him if he moved they would kill him. They then took his revolver and keys and bound his hands and legs with rope. They then went to Keeper Piers* room and exchanged their stripes for two suite of Piera’ clothes, after which they made their escape through the side door into the woods. See succeeded in freeing himself after some time and getting out reported the matter to the warden who were recapped and taken back to prison. Narrow Imp# From a barton# Calamity. Kansas City, April ll —Fire, caused bv the explosion of a gasoline stove, today destroyed a row of email tenement houses. Many of the tenents; barely escaped with their lives. John Gorvin was severely injured. Three small children of Mrs. Harmon, who were locked in the house while the mother went market ing, were rescued by firemen from a second story window. RAILROAD MATTERS. GKNEKotU FUtvSIVJN NBW*. H#nry Bt. blast#?’# Triumphant Tour —H# Arrlv## at Horn#. Rome, April ll —Henry M Stanley arrived here to-day. Ho was received with cheers by a great crowd of people. The president of the Italian Geopraphical society welcomed him to the city and presented him with a gold medal. the student RIO! s. St. Petersburg, April ll.—An official messenger says that the students at various public institutions of learning in Russia who took part io the recent agitation, had no grounds for dissatisfac tion. Friendly ad rice proved unavailing to stop their demonstrations, and the authorities were compelled to adopt stern measures to subdue their insubordination. WILL IMPEACH THE GOVERNMENT. Berne, April ll. —Owing to the recent embt zzlement of one million francs by the state treasurer of Canton, of Ticino, the liberals propose to impeach'the Canton government. THE VOLRNCIA RIOTS. Volencia, April ll.—After midnight the persons who took part in the anti Carlist demonstration dispersed and the city was quiet. Most of the troops have returned to their barracks, but pickets patrol tbe streets Military guards have been sta'ioned at the Carlist Club house and Jesuit'^church and college, all of which buildings were seriously damaged by the rioters._ A Freight Colil#Ion Mansfield, Ohio, April ll.—A freight collision occurred near here on the Bal*! more and Ohio this morning by the overlooking of orders by the engineer by which the train, two engines, several emigrant coaches and ten freight cars were demolished. Loss, $30,009 CoamUtloB M#rc*a»t# Fall. Kansas City, April ll.—Meyers & Co grain commission men, represented or the Chicago board of trade, weie forced to the wall to day by the failure of cm-tenters to respord to the call for Liabilities, $55,OOO. The firm hopeB to resume Monday,_ a. i ani# Kin* Killed. Canton, Texas. April ll.—James 8pesd, one cf the wealthiest cattle men in southwest Texas, was shot and killed this morning by John Tomerlin, at Moore station. Bpeed was a brother of late ^United States Attorney General Speed. _ Tb# MUilMlVPl Flood*. Natchrz, Miss , April ll.—The river is now tno inches above the highest point and is still Rising. In Concordia parish the water from the Tennessee river is running over. the levees and rapidly falling. Ai# JTvrtkqaa*# Shoe#. Dover, Me , April ll.—An earthquake shock was felt here this morning a few minutes before three o’clock. Clocks were stopped and small articles were thrown from their places. J bs Barllutes’i Urn* I* S##oad-Clrn# TT«k#t#. San Francisco. April ll.—The local officials of the Burlington road to-day announced a rate of thirty-five dollars from here to Chicago for second-class tickets. It is expected other roads will meet it to-morrow. A Blc Itom Wm« CffByny. St. Louis, April ll.—It is reported that the Tudor Iron Works company of East St. Louis has purchased the Waugh Nail and Steel Works at Belleville, Illinois. The new purchase will bs consolidated with the Western Nail Works and Valley 8teel and Forge company which is now controlled by the Tudor conpany, the whole to form one concern. When the arrangement is completed it is said the combined works will employ three thousand._ Free samples of Dr. Miles’ Restorative Nervine at J. H. Witte's drug store Cures Hesrisr.be, Nervousness. Sleepless Neural*!*- Fit* rntm Kaeap# From Death by a Ctreumstaa## Written for Th* Kawk-Bt*. A gentleman long afflicted with dys pepsi* and insomnia from medicines, determined to find out what out door exercise would do for him. He planned to take a trip across his state afoot. The first day he walked but little; but every day he grew better and stronger and increased his gait and distance proportionately. After a couple of weeks traveling thus* he was near the point of destination, and desiring to reach it next day, he increased his gait to an unusual degree, exhausting his muscular strength earlier than a more temperate walk would have done hours after. It was now nearly night, and he was in a sparsely settled part of the state. Gladly he would have put up in any shelter at hand. Worn out, he obliged to push on a cour se of miles farther, when he came to a miller's. He Asked to be entertained overnight The miller flatly refused,^saying that he did not keep a hotel his frail and flagged condition, and wished to show him his letters of char acier and Introduction, that he might know that he was a responsible men ; bat the n>fll*r was inexorable and p»r emptorily refused him lodgment This A Moral Crim# Against (Society. Central Christian Advocate. lf we are to aita>n an ideal government, practically as well as theoretically, we must go back to first principles, and to the methods of the founders of the republic, who were taught by experience the price of liberty and knew hew to guard it, The town meeting, ylich w&s a school for practical politics, and which was scrupulously attended bv voters generally, has become almost, if not entirely, obsolete. And there has beer. the greatest change in the character of the men who are most active in our local politics. In an earlier dsy the most reputable, intelligent and influential citizens took a lively interest in the political affairs of their community and largely controlled them To day the management of our local politics in the cities and towns is in a great measure turned over to the ward bummer and his horde of vicious followers. Our great cities are controlled by Irishmen and Germans. There are thousands of legalized voters in this country who never attended a primary meeting, and who could not, if pressed to do so, tell just what was tbe object of such a meeting Except in the rarest instances anything like a full vote is not cast at elections The saloon keeper never fails to use his ballot, nor does tbe man whose vote is for sale. The foreigner who has just re-crived his franchise will go to the polls two hours before they are opened, aud that too in a driving rain, rather than lose his vote. It is well known that a very large per cent, of the men who do not vote are Americans, many of them men of intelligence and often having large interests at stake. They are “too busy” to keep posted in political matters or even to attend an t’cctioa. These are familiar truths, but we auld be fa’se to our trust did we not repeatedly press them home to our readers. No form of government has ever yet been organized that will run itself. If the self respecting, honorable class of society dots not control its State and municipal affairs, the most corrupt elements will. And if the determined efforts to chang* the distinctive and most. glorious feater*? of American civilization are succt-sfui it wi! mot be because we can not help ourselves, but because we will no* In St Louis, where scarcely any pretense is mad* of enforcing the Sunday law, and where the saloon is the controlling element in poMrics, there are scores of churches, with thousands of members who represent millions of dol-ar* invested within tbe corporate limits. If these church members were on a given day to move with all their interests from St Louis the city would be killed beyond all hope of resurrection. Now, dees any one believe that these members, who stand in such relation to the materia’ interest of St. Louis, could not, if fully alive to the responsibilitiee imposed upon them individually by our form of government, thoroughly reform this city and make its government the pride of the country? Oar cities and governments are just about what we make them or permit them to be made. It is time we came to regard the failure receiving no relief » Per,0,!n ,he ,ul1 <'ut‘e’ of c.itize“'hlp _• a f a j . I *8 & moral crime against society. 8ena- tor Toadril, of Maryland, goes further than thia, and has just introduced a bill in the Legislature of that State making voting compulsory, and providing for a fine of five dollars and costs for failure to comply with the law. We would like to see this experiment thoroughly made Dr### nd j*#vtt. Dtt Goods Chronicle.    , Girard, the famous French painter when young, called on Lan Juinais, then of Napoleon’s Council. The young artist was poorly dressed. #*>■> met a cold reception, but Lin Juinais discovered such proofs of talent and good sense that he arose with the greatest courtesy and respect and accompanied his visitor to the ante chamber when he took hid eave    .    , The change of manner was so marked that Giard looked his surprise, but Lan I Juinais anticipated his inquiry by say-“My young friend, we receive an —we Uke leave of him according to his merit.”    _ I the assignee. A statement of affairs will | positively be had to-morrow. Ibbard’s "Hart ExttaeT ewes Bey Drowsed# | g pedal to Th* Hawk-Et*. Parkersburg, Iowa, April IL—This I I morning two young men, Stanley Birri I and Arthur Schrack, started out in a {boat banting. About noon, while re-1 Mood assam. tw“AWWwfiiteos7 fiaikattu Bask LSaMUtl#*. Topeka, Hts., April ll.—K B Pur- cau. proprietor of the Manhattan bank, .    --------------- wiuchraiied Tuesday, has filed a schedule J {nniing home and when about one-half I request. is punished by a Iw*dch foot up $562 OOO I ^ up Beaver creek from town the imprisonment for I * Cedule of assets is still incomplete. I capsized by one young man reaching tor • bm#* NtMtf-l C*.Ha*^^->-». QTWMchh* had Cun dee hi* Dem Wife. Sue floe, N. Y„ April IL—The convict, Ferdinand Ward, is deeply affected I over the death of his wife. He hinted to the wardea that he would tike to go and I take a leat look at his dead wife, but the warden mured the prisoner that the miss would not psrmit him to grant the It is very important in this age of vs* _____ ____ material progress that a remedy m P ff. egregious inhospitality so vexed the ten-1 ant to the taste and eye,    ^ guid traveler that he made when leaving | ceptable to the stomach and heal y^ kist; both _ coeline soft beauty impartsA to the skin by ------  -    tt    to    all    ladies. a remark not complimentary; which, though it implied nothing of the kind, construed as an expression of a threat to do harm. At the next house, the farmer was sorry he could not lodge him, but if it would be satisfactory, he could fix him an out building. The women st home, the farmer got him sapper, after eating which, he ra ja plaoe in folks not qualities, Syrup feet laxative and most gentle known.    .      -    ^    ^ Robert Ingersoll says he wiU^ fgJJ up smoking ss long aa h ^ g^ok* I probabilities are ^ *L£Ji more than ever after he is dead. Pears* 1s the pmjMt and b#st seas SVW ;