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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - April 16, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. Established: June, 18*9.] BURLINGTON, IOWA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 16, 1890. [Price: IS Cents per Week. PREPARING! WAR. THE NATAL APPBOPBIATION BILL PASSES THE HOUSE. The Bill to Define the Jurisdiction of Courts—Senator Wilson’s Chinese Resolution—Bills Passed—General Washington News. Washington, April 15.—In the house, Boutelle, cf Maine, called up the naval appropriation bill, the pending question being upon the amendment adopted in committee of the whole, striking out the clause providing for the construction of three coast line battle ships. The action of the committee was rejected, yeas 104, nays 132. Holman, of Indiana, moved to recoin mit the bill with instructions to the committee on naval affairs to report it back with an amendment providing for one battleship. Lost—yeas 103, nays 123 The bill was then passed. Mr. Cannon, of Illinois, from the com mitten on rul s, reported a resolution for the immediate consideration of the bill to define the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States. The resolution provides that the previous question be considered as ordered at five o’clock to-day Tho previous question was ordered— yeas 118 nays 101. Mr Carlisle then moved to recommit the resolution with instructions to the committee on rules to report it back with provisions for two days debate on the court bill. The motion was lost—yeas 1C6, nays 124 After two roll calls the resolution was filially adopted—yeas 118, nays 09. After a short discussion Mills offered an amendment, providing that of additional circuit j udges, (.7 rn number) one-half be appui o tea from each political party. Lost. The bill wa3 then passed —yea3 181, nays 13—the speaker counting a quorum. A ij ouroed. thk tm.vAfft question. JolRtSaial'iDot th* K*p«bll*em Maw- b*ra of the Sinita and Honea Committees Washington, April 15 —The senate and howe republican committees on the silver question were in joint session for two hours this morning Very radical d; Abience? in the views of senators and representatives were disclosed by the discussion, but an earnest purpose was shown to harmonize the differences, if possible One of tho chief differences upon which the committees could not agree was the proposed increase of na tion a1 bank circulation. Such a pro po-aition, it wan Baid, could not secure a mpjcrityic. the house. It was finally decided to commit the subject to a subcommittee of five senators and five representatives who will continue the work of hunHug for common ground on which thoy can stand. The two subcommittees, consisting of Senators Aldrich, Allison, Jones, Sherman and Teller, and Representatives Bavne, Barline, Conger, McKinley and McKenna, this afternoon practically came to an agreement although no formal action was taken. The measure which f uiad acceptance deals 'with silver only. Tho two principal provisions are, Aret, that the secretary of the treasury be di rooted to purchase monthly four million five hundred thousand ounces of silver; ii* d second, that the notes issued in payment the;efore bo redeemable in lawful m o acy__ XLI ft HK VI-Ll KS! CELESTIAL. H*raict I T«rtr A mend m tats to th* l l*lr.Bill Washington, April 15 — Senator K /.arid to nay pri Bunted the amendments he propose I to offer to the "Chinese enumeration hill.” He proposes to make the certificates read "sufficient” evidence of a lawful ringt to remain in the United Slates instead of “sole” evidence, and to except all children of Chinese parents born in tho United States from the pro-visians of the bill. Another amendment strikes out the third si ction, which provides for the arrest and deportation or imprisonment for five years, of Chinamen found after September I, 1890, with-proper certificates, lf the section is not stricken out Evarts will move to make the term of imprisonment six months. Section seven requires that Chinamen leaving the United States shall surrender the cert)ti jate for cancellation. To this E parts proposes the addition that any Chinese person other than laborers who has or may hereafter lawfully enter the United States and who departed or hereafter departs, bs entitled to re enter upon evidence satisfactory to the collector of custr ms that he or she has heretofore been in the United States and is not a Chinese laborer; and the collector of customs shall issue a certificate to each person on re-entry which shall have the same force as the census certificate the secretary of the treasury for information as to whether since the adoption of the treasury regulation of September 28, in reference to the transit of I Chinese through the country and their departure therefrom, any Chinese entered for transit under such regulation failed to depart from the United States ia due course. Mr. Batler offered a resolution, which was referred to the committee on contingent expenses, modifying the one hitherto agreed to so as to authorize a select committee on the five civilized Indian tribes to investigate the status of j the negotiations in regard to the Cherokee outlet with power to send for persons and papers and visit the territory. In connection with the resolution he sent to the clerk’s desk and had read a letter from Chief Mays, urging that tike course be adopted, while J joes of Arkansas intimated that the object of Chief j Mays was procrastination. Mr. Hawley gave notice that he would call up the Chicago world’s fair bill next Friday The Montana election case was then taken up and Morgan addressed the senate He referred to the recent democratic successes in Helena and Butte as a response to the attempted fraud in seating the republican claimants. If those election s, he said, had gone the other way, there would have been no trouble in referring tie case back to the people Now, he supposed that was impossible He declared if Montana were now asking for admissiod as a state, "with all that filth dinging to her skirts,” she would be kicked from the threshold and, he insisted no man had a right to claim a seat as a senator from Montana unless he could do so on the certificate of the governor of that state. Ct nill -cates had to be signed by the governor and countersigned by the secretary of state. The republican claimants had not such certificates. The democrats had certificates signed by the governor, but, unfortunately, not countersigned by the secretary of state It would not be very long, he said, until the little cloud in Montana, which seemed “no bigger than a man’s hand,” would sweep like a cyclone and tear the republican party all to fragments. Mr. Daniel argued against the majority report. Mr. Vance created amusement by reading the fellowing telegram received from Butte this morning: Hurrah for honest citlz°ns Who vindicate tho right, Hurrah for law and liberty, The people won the fight. The republican corruptionists Went Wk eping to their fate; For tho voter* placed the bm upon The men who stole the a ate. The mourners s; eak In whispers, There s oreoe upon 'he door: Thti G o P. was kl I cd bv stealing prec net ihirty-four. Mr. Hoar said as he understood the facts the democratic majority in Butte, which a year ago was 800, had been reduced to about 250, and that at precinct 34 there was not a eingle voter left. All of those apparent voters had gone like last year’s snowbank Mr. Vance—My information is entirely different. Butte gave a republican majority last year, and there has been a great “turn over” in consequence of "subsequent proceedings” Without concluding his speech, Daniels yielded for a motion to adjourn; and after an agreement that the vote would be taken at five o’clock to-morrow the senate adjourned. GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS. underwear, have made sa assignment Liabilities, WO,OOO. APPROVED the compromise. Cincinnati, April 15.—Judge Sage, of I the United States district court, to day TI LOYA!: LEGION. same. The inauguration of a new era I therefore not to be expected, although a more harmonious solidarity would be manifest among the members of the diet. La conclusion the chancellor I ADJOURNED SINE DIE. THE SECORD VICE FBEBDEIT OF THE C.,    ICELUBATBI OF ITS TWISTY FIFTH ABD-    ,»How    pie    wide**    scope    to    I    JJE    LAST    DAI    OF    THE    STATE    LEOISLATUBE B. & Q BESIGH! HS P0B1TIBI. And Will Accept tile Presidency of the Chicago and Central Union Tele* phone Companies —The Cause Leading to the Change. Chicago, April 15.—Henry B. Stone, second vice president of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad com- j pany, and general manager of the entire Burlington system, has resigned his posi tion, and will retire from the service of that company June let, next. He has taken this atap in order to accept the presidency of the Chicago Telephone! company and Central Union Telephone I of this city. Since the death of President George Phillips about a year ago, the position has been filled pro tempera by Norman Williams, who retired in order I to give needed attention to his private business. Stone has been in the service of the Burlingtcn road for twelve years Previous to the fall of 1888 he was general manager of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, proper, and at the time mentioned was advanced to the place which he now holds. The inducements which led him to make this step ht rein set forth are understood to be purely of a financial character. No action has been taken yet by the company in the matter of filling the va Caney which Stone’s retirement will cause. LABOR TROUBLERS. Yard d Higher BUGAR AND WOOL. the Two Articles That Still Bother Tariff uevUere. Washington, April 15 —A protest, signed by sixteen republican representatives, has been presented to the committee on ways and means against the sugar and wool schedules as published. These representatives urge upon the committee that a reduction of twenty-five per cent in sugar and an increase in the duty on low grade or carpet wools, from 2J to 39 9 IO cents a pound, is as great a change as should be made. The manufacturers cf in greta carpets say the change in the duty proposed in the schedule will increase the price of their product from 50 to 99 cents a yard and practically wipe out the business, silenc ing four thousand looms and enforcing idleness upon thirty thousand workmen. The signers of the protest, it is understood, are from all sections of the coun try and while nothing of the kind is contained in the documents, an understanding exists among' them that in its present shape they will not vote for the bill in the committee of the whole in the house Another republican member, Coleman, of Louisiana, says that unless further ad vised by his constituents he will not vote for any reduction on sugar. The republican members of the ways and means committee were in session this afternoon considering the sugar and wool schedules. The bounty proposi tion aa applied to sugar was presented definitely to the sugar manufacturers. They will accept the bounty in place of tho present duty if they can be assured that it will be continued for fifteen years. HUE SSNATZ. Senator Wilson’• Resolution Conserm-l»g OEIusso Travel. Washington, April 15 — Among the petitions presented and referred in the ■enate wav one by Dawes from the Bos ton Executive Business Association for the privilege of purchasing ships abroad for ten years. Among the billa reported and placed on the calendar was one providing for the return of second-class mail matter. Mr. Sherman offered a resolution, which was agreed to, directing the score tary of the interior to communicate to the senate the report o f Jesse Spaulding, government director of the Pacific rail ways, ai to tim general management of ■ach railways. Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, offered a resolu tjon, which was agreed to, calling on Commnlw McCall* to Be Trltl by] court Martial. Washington, April 15 —The judge advocate general of the navy to-day submitted a report to Secretary Tracy in the McCalla case recommending that that officer be tried by court martial on the charges based on the facts developed during the recent investigation by the court of inquiry. The secretary approved this recommendation and ordered the court to meet at the New York navy yard next Tuesday. It is thought very probable that Lieutenant Ingersoll will be tried by a court to be subsequently ordered THE AMERICAN CONSUL TO TANGIERS. Tne secretary of the navy this morning cabled the commander of the United States steamer Alliance at Gibraltar, ordering him to wait there until the arrival of Consul Matthews, and then to sail with him to his post at Tanglers. It seems there are certain diplomatic rea sons which officials are not willing to disclose that make it desirable that the consul should make his appearance at Tanglers at this time on a man-of-war. He expected to reach Gibraltar to-day. DORSEY 8 TREASURY FUNDS BILL. Representative Dorsey, of Nebraska, to day introduced a bill providing for the disposition of the funds in the treasury. The bill provides that money required to be deposited with the United states treasurer for redemption of National bank circulation be counted into the treasury and treated as funds available for the reduction of the public debt and for the current expenses of the government. All funds held in the treasury for the payment of the matured debt and interest due and unpaid on the public debt be similarly treated. Hereafter no funds available for the reduction of the public debt and for the redemption of United States notes above the sum of •110,000,OOO be returned to the treasury. THE JURISDICTION OF COURTS. The bill passed by the house to-day to dtfiae and regulate the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States withdraws all original jurisdiction now vested in the circuit courts of the United States and vests the same excessively in the district courts of the Uai ted States; and also provides that the circuit courts shall exercise such jurisdiction by writ of error and appeal as they have and exercise under the existing laws. The circuit court is made the appellate court exclusively except it has the power to issue all redeemable process. The circuit court shall consist of the present circuit judge, and also another to be appointed in each circuit by the president, by and with the advice and co sent of the senate. The circuit courts shall be the courts of record. A SERTICH PENSION BILL. Senator Cameron to-day introduced the service pension bill approved by the Pennsylvania Service Pension association. It provides that all persons who served in the late war shall receive a aer vice pension of S8 per month, and in addition a per diem pension of one oent for every day’s service. Widows of these persons will be entitled to SIS a month. THE MORRILL SERVICE PENSION BILL. Representative Martin, on behalf of the minority of the committee on invalid pensions, submitted a report of the Morrill service pension bill criticizing the age qualifications of the bill as being neither responsible to the public demand nor in compliance with the request of the veterans The minority urged that the age qualifications be eliminated, and the limit of service made not to exceed sixty days. THE PAN-AMERICANS. The Pan-American conference to-day adopted the report of the committee on arbitration. Chili did not vote and Mtx'co voted in the affirmative with reservation as to certain articles proposed in the basis of the treaties. A COURT OF INDIAN DEPREDATION CLAIMS. Senator Cockrell to day introduced a bill to provide for the establishment of a caurt to investigate claims ca account of Indian depredations. A TRIBUTE TO BAND ALL’8 MEMORY. The house committee of appropriations to day adopted a lengthy tribute to the memory of Mr. Randall, setting forth his great worth, reviewing his public service, especially as a a, eta it Switchman Dc; Waco* Pittsburg, Pa, April 15—The de luanda of the yard switchmen for higher wages, shorter hours and the employment of experienced men, were presented to the officials of the Pennsylvania rail road, the Panhandle, the Pittsburg and Lake Erie, the Pittsburg and Western, the Baltimore and Ohio, and smaller lines, this afternoon. The officials were in conference this afternoon, but their action will not be made known until tomorrow morning. It is thought the mat ter will be compromsed or an extension granted, thereby averting a strike. Indianapolis, April 15 —About eight hundred union carpenters went out today for eight hours a day and thirty-five cents an hour. A hundred or more nonunion men are still at work. AN ARBITATION MEETING CALLED. Chicago, April 15.— Judges Altgeld and Tuttle of the circuit court will issue a call for a mass meeting which, it is thought, will be held within a day or two, with a view of orbitration of the differences between the striking carpenters and the master builders. The strike is of such serious proportions that if the differences are not settled within a week it is thought the planing mills and brick makers here will have to shut down, thus throwing out of employment many thousand men. THE CHICAGO CARPENTERS. Chicago, April 15.—The numerous efforts made by the masters to-day to place non-union carpenters at work on jobs were for the most part futile. The day’s developments apparently dem onstrated that the strikers had the bett of the situation. The masons and bricklayers’ union has come out in an official notice supporting them. THE MINERS AND OPERATORS. Columbus, April 15 —At the j lint convention of miners and operators there were 151 miners’ delegates and about 75 coal operators, principally from Ohio and Pennsylvania. A letter was read from the secretary of the Indiana Operators’ association, stating that they had decided not to attend the convention. A letter from S. N. Yeoman stated that the operators of northern Illinois would rn t attend because the operators of the southern part of the state refused to participate. Mr. Dim pater said as neither state would be represented the convention should proceed carefully. Committees were appointed. It was decided that miners of Indiana and Illinois could have only an advisory connection with the scale committee. A Den:piter was elected permanent chairman and Patrick McBride and Robert Watchom secretaries, on the part of the miners, and J. Morton Hall and Frank F. Brooks on the part of the operators. Adjourned until to morrow. THE WORKING GIRL8’ ASSOCIATION. New York, April 15 —The Rixth annual convention of the association of Working Girls’ societies opened to-day. Over eight hundred women were present. The reading of papers touching upon the purposes of the societies occupied the entire afternoon. AN ITALIAN STRIKE RIOT. Philadelphia, April 15 —The strike of a number of Italian street cleaners for an advance in wages caused two small riots to-day. A mob of about fifty women, mostly wives and sweethearts of the strikers assaulted the non strikers and taking their brooms and scrapers from them, commenced beating them The police soon appeared, dispersed the rioters and took twelve of them to the station where they were held in default of 1300 bail on a charge of inciting riot. Later in the day seventeen women and one man swooped down upon the men working in anothei locality and beat them badly. The police captured the assailants. LABOR SOCIETIES AT WAR Baltimore, Md, April 15 —The big fight between the Building Trade Union League and Knights of Labor has begun The order has gone forth that no trades onion man shall work on the same building with a Knight of Labor who is not also a member of his trade union. The leage will strictly enforce the card sys tem. Work will be stopped upon a number] of large buildingethis week, and the leaders of the league declare that unless the bosses discharge all non-union men by May I a general strike will be begun. Of the 2,800 carpenters in the city some 600 are in the labor organizations, of whom about 400 are in the trade union and nearly SGO are in the Knights of Labor. The hod-carriers are very strong and represent over 1,200 men. I receiver Armstrong against the Fidelity Natinn a1 bank directors. The claim was | for 13 000,000. By the compromise the ! receiver obtains for the creditors of the back $450,000. STEEL AND SPRING COMPANY ASSIGN. Detroit, April 15 —The Detroit Steel and Spring company, the largest concern cf its kind in the United States, has sos* i pended payment, with liabilities amounting to $300,000. A EJECT AT WAB. TM* Plaintiff ta rn Charas Chaa Caw-■pfaaoas bp Bls A baas aa. Philadelphia. April 15 —The case of Esher vs. the Evangelical Publishing company was called for trial yesterday in the United States circuit court here. This case is but a part of a general fight now going on between the mcjority or foreign party of the church, headed by Bishops Esher and Bowman, and by the minority or American party headed by B shop Dubs The plaintiff, who is a son of Bishop Esher, and son in law of Bishop Bowman, brought this action of libel last fall by reason of several articles which appeared in the Evangelical organ of the minority in reply to certain articles which he had published commenting on the former sri a1 of Rey. H. B. Hartzler, editor of the Evangelical. Yesterday the plaintiff did not appear and the court entered a non-suit. This put the costs of the case on plaint ff, and as the defendent had a great number of witnesses who came from Chicago, Cleveland and other distant points, these will amount to several hundred d blinis. It is said that Eichor will enter a motion for a new trial. THE EVANGBLIDAL FIGHT. Chicago, April 15 —The two Evangelical conferences devoted most of to day to the passing cf resolutions. In the conference presided over by Bishop Etcher a let of resolutions were adopted deploring the “strife earned by the rebellious faction trying to do incalculable ic jury to the church,” and advising the conference to follow the instructions of discipline and directions of the general conference. The resolutions furthered-vise the non-surport of “The Evangelical” and the “D. A. Ze ztung,” two papers, which they claim furthered the discord. Bishop Bowman has just returned from the Iowa conference and was warm !y greeted A resolution was adopted favoring inauguration of lay representation in the church ss recommended by the hymens convention last September. H C Schmaker was elected trustee of the Union Bibical institute at Naperville. At the Sheffield avenue conference Rev. D. B Byers was elected presiding eider at Naperville, vice Paulti,resigned. The committee on the condition of the church adopted very lengthy resolutions They declare the official church papers largely responsible for the existing troubles. Bishops Esher and Bowman are denounced and the resolu ions dec1 are their salary should have ceased with their legal deposition. Their actions are characterized as unlawful in the extreme. Referring to the branding of members of the conference as rebels, the resolution says:    “We hurl back the accubation with righteous indignation.” All congregations are requested not to endorse any scheme in such a church, and the hand of fellowship and reconsideration is offered to all who, seeing the errors of their ways, would return to the conference. YESSA1Y AT PHILADELPHIA. A Koch-Applauded Address by Ex-President Hayes, Commander-In-Chief- His Tribute to Line Ie— The Object of t>5 Legion THE FIGHT AGAINST RUM. Carthage, lilied*, Gives Its Usaal Large Majority for Aetl-Ll**e*t. Special to Tbs Hawk-Eyk. Carthage, 111., April 15.—Carthage held her annual municipal election today. The matter of politics was dropped and the sole issue was license or antilicense. The latter won by the usual large majority, the candidates on the winning ticket being chosen from among representative citizens of both political parties. POOR FERRIS? POOR CARTHAGE! Speoiai to Th* Hawk-By*. Ferris, IU., April 15 —When the announcement was made to-night that Ferris had again voted to license saloons a wild, wobbly yell went up from the bleary eyed bums who stood about the polls wiih watering mouths and hands in penniless pockets. Poor Ferris! Ferris is four miles north of Carthage, which is a hopelessly temperance town. Carthage bums find it a very pleasant summer day walk up here—the train goes back at a convenient hour in the evening, and Conductor Tommy Hastings always sees that his passengers get off safely at the right station. Poor Carthage! 8UIT8 AGAINST SALOONKEEPERS. Special to Ta* Hawk-Ey*. Crsston, lo., April 15—Four suits were commenced in the superior court for the May term in this city to day against Creston saloon keepers and the owners of the buildings. Each suit being for the sum of five thousanddollars damages Mrs. Allice Morrison, the complanant, brings the suit became liquor was sold to her husband, causing his inioxication and discharge from the employ of the Chicago, Burlington and Q liney raiiroad company. The defendants are Charles Ohlschlag~r, B. 8 Beonard, Harley Hall, Winfield Hall, R. H. Dillon and M. J. Welsh. AT KIRKWOOD, ILLINOIS. Special to Tm Hawk-Bn Kirkwood, April 15 —The election here to day resulted in the election of the full anti-license ticket. GLORIOUS GLADSTONE. Special to Th* Hawk-Ey*. Gladstone, April 15 —There is much rejricing here on account of the great victory of the anti-license ticket. The whisky men have always been successful heretofore. BUSHNELL STILL BOOMS" Special to la* Ha wk-En Philadelphia, April 15.—The two days’ celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Military Order or Loyal Legion began this morning with a meet ing of the commandery-in-chief, at which R. B. Hayes presided. He estimated that when all have arrived the attendance will number about three thousand five hundred companions of the order. Between seven and eight hundred of this number are accompanied by ladies. General Wager Swayne offered a resolution that at the next annual meeting of thpi commandery-in-chief the con-tatk»R be so changed SB to permit of a commandery in London for the benefit of companions who may be temporarily or permanently residing abroad. At the afternoon session General Swain’s resolution was withdrawn because of the belief expressed by many that it would be a dangerous precedent to change the constitution. The rescla tions for the abolition of grades were voted down. At the Acadamy of Music to-night the ceremonies incident ty the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversity of the order was held. The building was profusely and beautifully decorated. Many distinguished men wert on the stage and the building was crowded with an audience of companions of the order and invited guests. Several brief addresses were made including one by ex President Haves, the commander in chief. He spoke brit fly of many tributes to Lincoln and said they bring us to the question of our beloved society the Loyal Legion. What is it doing? What can it do worthy of Lincoln’! fame? Our highest striving must be to support and advance the work which Lincoln did in behalf of his country and all the world. What were the ideas by which Lincoln became forever the type, the representative, the very incarnation of the spirit and purpose of the Divine war? Our reply is “Humanity;” the anxious solicitude for the welfare of his fellow men; his sympathy with the oppressed and suffering; his hatred of wrong to the humblest human being; our common brotherhood. These sentiments and sentiments lite these filling his soul and being the guide of his life, are at once the se cret and sure foundation of the enduring place which Lincoln holds in the affections of mankind. No where oan the lesson of his wonderful life be morp A flv studied nor more fondly cherished than in this army society, which traces its origin to that awful time when the ending of that life was felt as personal bereavement by all who fought the good fight that was so en nobled and consecrated by the death of its martyr chief. Tnat lesson, while it contains almost the whole future of our country, iv short and simple- Our America to day is drawing near to the parting of the roads. Dazzled almost to blindness by contemplation of the unrivalled swift ness and splendor of her march to prestige, to power and to ride?, our country may be tempted to rej act or may neglect the message of Abraham Lincoln. That message was often repeated by him in words, and always exhibited in his life it can be easily given in simple sentence His whole life seemed to say to his coun trymen: “See to it that every son and daughter of our republic, so far as human laws and human conduct can avail, shall have an equal chance and a fair start in th9 race of life.” To reject or neglect this and our government ceases to be republican, except in name, and that doom which the Almighty has appointed for all shams is not far off. On the other hand, let the American people, especially all who stood by Lincoln on the perilous edge of battle in support of the rights of human nature, remain steadfastly true to the ideas for which they fought and we shall thus do all that in us lies to like the destiny of our country to the stars, and to entitle her institutions to share in that immortality which, un der tile allotment of providence, in affairs of the notions, belongs always and only to eternal j ostice The speech was received with great applause. A feature of the evening was a beauti ful musical program rendered by the Marine band. At the conclusion of the ceremonies the companies went to the Union League club, where a serenade was tendered them. A BLUS BABY. BlnM af rn Child Wfeoa* anta la af ladlca Tlat. Pittsburg, Pa, April 15.—Evan Evans and wife, both Welch, who live in a Jo boat on the river bank, have been blessed with a girl baby with a blue skin, not an ultra marine but the color a piece of white muslin takes on after being rinsed in indigo water, or of liquid kalsomine. This color is not alone in the face of the child, but extends to its body and limbs. The attending physician says that the bluish oolor of the skin is caused by a faulty construction of the heart. The result of this malformation is that the longs do not get an opportunity to pump a proper supply cf oxygen into the blood, hence the red corpuscles lose their practical criticism and would adopt what was good whatever it was found. He would cooperate with all persons having | at heart the interests of Prussia and aiming to foster a monarchic feeling in Prussia and national feeling throughout I the empire.__ general foreign news. Am EaellaM Dyer Arrested far me-1 ti alae Fra ade. London, April 15.— A sensation was caused in Bradford by the arrest of I Francis Stubbs, who was at the head of dying department of the Lister Company silk works, said to be the largest in the world. It is asserted that he has com nutted frauds amounting to hundreds of thousands of pounds. It is expected that other persons will be arrested for complicity in the frauds. CONCERNING THE CONGO FREE STATE Brusssls, April 15 —King Leopold, sovereign of the Congo Free State, denies that any proposals have ever been made by Germany looking to the purchase of that state MADRID IN DARKNESS. Madrid, April 15 —All efforts to extinguish the fire in the gas works proved unavailing. The city depended on the works for its gas supply, and to-night it will be without light, a* it was lttt night BISMARCK* S ATTITUDE Hamburg. April 15 —The Hamburger Nachrichten says Bismarck does not intend to assume the attitude of a faultfinder toward the government, although he will not refrain from expressing his views on momentous occasions SHUTTING OUT THE NEWSPAPERS. Berlin, April 15 —The Tagblatt says Chancellor von Caprivi has forbidden the minister or other officials to furnish any communications to the newspapers. All intelligence which it is deemed desirous that it should be published will appear in the Reichsanzeiger, the official paper. _ TM* Baas*. Winners at Elizabeth, New Jersey yesterday: Beck, Judge Morrow, Monmouth, Bulge, Z*rnab. Winners at Memphis: Rose Howard, Chilhowie, Lady Washington, Lady Blackburn, Bonnie King. Moats** Bustian*. Helena, April 15 —At their municipal elections Great Falls a d Livingston voted a republican for mayor aud alderman, and Butte and Missoula voted democratic for the same offices, and all by narrow majorities. OLD WINTERS. I BUSY OHE. Kauj Bills Passed—The Resubmission Resolution Killed—The Soldiers’ Mean meet Commission—News from All Parts of the State. Des Moines, April 15.—A number of bill were pasted in the house. The joint resolution passed by the senate providing for the resubmission of the prohibitory amendment was brought up, but the rules could not be suspended, so it was killed, so far as this session is concerned. The house continued in session with the dock standing at 11:45. The bills passed were: To confer on cities additional powers in regard to street railways; to extend the present law in regard to the indebtedness of all cities and towns; the senate bill to allow the horticultural society to fix its own time of mee mg:    to legalize the acts of the Farmers’ Alliance Stock company of Poweshiek county; to pro vide for a commission for a soldiers’ monument and care for the funds derived from the return of the direct war tax. In the senate a large number of bills were passed during the forenoon, among them being several making appropriations for state institutions. The committee bill, providing for a soldiers’ monument commission and to care for the funds from the direct war tax, was passed; also the house bill, providing for a remission of sentence of prisoners who conducted themselves well during confinement. On account of the large number of bills passed during the morning the en rolling cl rks were over-burdened with work and the legislatuie had to be kept in session till all the bill were enrolled and presented to the governor. This point was not reached till nearly 3.30 when both houses adjourned sine de. GERMANE AG AIMS I' IRISH.  _____   _    car Bushnell, i i April 15.—The munici-1 mine color and turn to a sort of blue. >1      «    _    tm     J    J__I nt. ll J___....V L   pal election passed off quietly to day. There were two tickets in the field, the progressive citizens’ and citizens’. The following officers were elected:    For marshal, J. H. Weaver; for superintendent of schools, H. Johnson; for alder-™;an* Feter Kline, first ward; H. A. Cleveland, second ward; N Hoy, third ward. The majority against license is one hundred and three. FIRES. Feetory Bvratd. Bat City, Mick.. April 15 —Bonsfield & Co’s woodenware factory was burned this morning; loss $150,000, insurance $90,000. FIBS AT GIBSON CITY. Bloomington, IIL, April 15.—At Gibson City, Ford county, this morning, fire destroyed six of the fi aest business building!. Lon, $25,000; insurance $6,* OOO. A RESIDENCE BURNED. Peoria. April 15 —The residence of Newton Matthews was destroyed by fire to-day. A servant girl was nearly cremated bat wa* rescued by the firemen. BUSINESS DISASTERS. It is very important in this age of vast material progress that a remedy be pleasant to the taste and eye, easily taken, acceptable to the stomach and healthy in its nature mid effects. Possessing these qualities, Syrup of Mgs is the one perfect laxative and moet gentle diuretic known. d*mg*a *• bm*** Pay. New York, April 15.—The statement was current in express circles this morn-mg that the Usited States Express company had decided to reduce the pay of its employ* ten per cent on May I. fe5i j®V    Pint! refused to affirm or contradict the rumor. Children with such hearts are languid, weak, and very susceptible to cold. Y«U*| far Borism. New Yobk, April 15.—The Independent this wetk gives the returns of the rote of one hundred and twenty-six Presbyterians of the Presbyterian church on the revision of the confession faith These returns show eighty-two in favor of revision and forty against it Four refused to vote There are yet eighty-six presbyteries to be heard from and the indications are, says the Independent, that the vote in favor of revision will be nearly, if not quite, two-thirds of all the presbyteries. TM* EMcu«* a* Batta, if* Butte, Mont, April 15 —The election I yesterday for the board of aldermen and mayor was a complete victory for the democrats, with one exception. The I only inns before the people was whether they should sustain the action of the canvassingbeord in throwing out precinct 34. The election was under the Australian system, which proved a suc- Faet* Froes Ancient Record*. The Boston Transcript quotes the jour nal of Rev. Thomas Smith, of Portland, Maine, as recording six remarkably warm winters within a period of forty years. In 1735 January was pleasant and moderate and February was a “sum mer month;” in 1738 January came in like April, 1740 there were but two snow storms; February was a summer month again, and March the same; in 1751, January 15, the frost was entirely out of the ground, February was like spring, and “the winter ends a wonder through the whole.” In 1755, in January, the fish, as they are reported to have done this year, “struck in” from the sea, the weather being so warm. February was delightful, and March blustering, bu* soft as May. In 1773 Mr. Smith records a summer day on January 27, “wont! ir ful moderate,” and February 9, “no snow since December 29 -wonderful weather. We saw two robbins.” In the year 1775, February 27, the New York Ga zetie and Post Boy reports “last Wednesday the weather was so uncommon warm that many young lads went into the river to swim ” In 1172 the temperature was so high in England that leaves came out on the trees in January, and birds hatched their broods in February. In 1289 the winter was equally mild, and the maidens of Cologne wore wreaths of violets and corn-flowers at Christmas and on Twelfth Day. In 1421 the trees fl >wered in the month of March, and the vines in the month of April. Cherries ripened in the same month, and grapes appeared in May. In 1572 the trees were covered with leaves in January, and the birds hatched their young in February, as in 1172; 1585 the same thing was re pealed, and it is added that the corn was in the ear at E later. There was in France neither snow nor frost through, out the winters of 1538, 1607,16C9, 1617, and 1659 Finally, in 1662, even in the north of Germany, the stoves were not lighted, and trees fl >wered in February. Our country. ZACK IREIX.. [Written for the Hawk-Ey* ! Patrick Henry wisely said: “I know of no way of judging of the falure but by the past.” Let us apply this maxim to the United States. But little over one hundred years have rolled away since the United Colonies struck from cfi their limbs their shackles forged in the glowing furnaces of British oppression and British jealousy. The men who shouldered the revolutionary muskets and braved the rage of the British lion, have slumbered but a few years in their honored graves. Their grandchildren are still with us. Yet within this short period, how wonderful has been the development of Our Country! From a population of 3 600.000 we have increased to about 65,000,000 From thirteen weak, impoverished colonies, have sprung all the vast wealth and terr! tory over which the stars and stripes proudly float In 1776 the Indiana and the wild beasts roamed in almost unmolested possession over the vast territory west of the Alleghenies. In 1890 all is changed. Flourishing farms and villages are now where once the wild deer fed in peace; and where the Indian warriors pitched their wigwams, are mighty cit ice The howlings of the wilderness have given place to the voices of civilization. If the growth of the past forma a key to the growth of the future what pro greta, what glories, what wonderful achievements will not the coming years bestow upon Oar Country! Great it was in the days of Roman glory to have been a Roman citizen; but immeasurably greater will it be in the years to come to have been born beneath the stars and and strips “The flag of the free and the emblem of the brave.” Grand, indeed, have been our achievements in the past; but the bright heavens of the future are radiant with promisee of yet more glorious achievements. Well may we exalt Oar Country and magnify its splendors; for soon the rising sun thst glitters over the Atlantic, and setting, reddens the waters of the Pacific, will have looked upon the fairest, Mott prosperous nation in all its course tines time began. A Bae* Can filet af Small Proportion* Tbr*et*el*c Dubuque. Dubuque, April 15—Mayor Stuart, of this city, is confronted with a race war on the threshold of his second cf cial term. The city council is composed of Germans and Irishmen. The Germans predominate, and have captured all the appointive c dices and the chair manships of the leading standing committees. The result is unsatisfactory to the Irish element, and Sam. Rice, the newly appointed city marshal, was forced to resign and an Irishman was put in his place. Mayor Stuart is in Des Moines, and when he returns a live ly session is expected. A DASTARDLY DEED. Shote Fired Through tho Window of a Sioux City Pr*aah*r by Miscreant*. Sioux City. April 15 —The Methodists of this city are excited over the firing of two revolver shots through the windows of the residence of Rev. J. W South well, pastor of the West Side Method int church, Sunday night while the family were in bcd. Mr. Southwell is prominent in the Law and Order League, which from the time of the murder of Rev. Dr. Haddock has prosecuted liquor sellers in this city. Men have been seen lurking about Mr Southwell’s premises after da? k, and it is believed that the liquor prosecutions have led to this out rage. _ ADJUDICATED BY DEATH. thirty ysgrs ago and has wandered over the country working at odd jobs, much of the time as a railroad section hand. He had been worki ag at Homestead, but says he left there Friday and went to Davenport. He denies ever having been in Iowa City before IOWA POSTOFFICE!. Chance* Made In lawn During ta# We*Ii Xndlnc April 13. Special to Tsi Hawk-STI. Washington, April 12 —Postoffice changes in Iowa during the week ending April 12 1890: Established—Butler, Keokuk county, J. M. Hall. Discontinued — Villenova, Clinton county. Postmasters Appointed —Conroy, Iowa county. Frank B R'tigers; Calumet, O’Brien county, V. A. Wheelock; Groveland, Clarke county, Wo. B. Emery; Sutoa, Woodbury county, Green N. Holder; Pjdee, Cedar county, Frank H. Smith; Saxeville, Dubuque county, Miss Augusta Bihlmeyer; bnambaugh. Page county, Eagene I). Bedman; Templeton, Carroll county, W. L. Eistrom; A Hor** Itraek by Llshtalnc. Special to the Hawk-Eyk. Scranton, April 15 —The residence of Mr Sexton was struck by lightning yesterday, the fluid entering the chimney, tearing bricks out, scattering the stove pi, es aff over the upper rooms, breaking the stove and making a hole in the floor. The family were in snot aer j art of the house and did not suffer any bad effects. This is the second stroke in the same house and place within a few years. Said a* Woald Suicide. Fort Dodge. April 15 —Mat H Fee-gan, a farcer hv ng in Spring township. Plymouth county, has mysteriously disappeared. He left behind him a letter stating that he was about to commit suicide by blowing out his brains with a shotgun because of trouble he had been having with his wife Ail efforts by his friends to flu! him have proved fruitless. Appolatmini bf Governor Ho!** Des Moines, April 15 —The governor this morning appoioed L. M. Martin lieutenant colonel on hts staff. about as en- Fetasr Jara, (hi Fan*on* Unfro*k«d Priest of Lyosr, low*, Dead. Lyons, lo., April 15 — Death has ended a famous law suit. Ic was that of F. C Jaen, an unfrocked priest of Lyons, against Bishop Hennessey, of Dubuque, which has been pending for nearly eighteen years. It was decided adversely to Jaen before Judge Ney at Dubuque, January 8th. Becoming involved in a quarrel in 1872, Fattier Jaen brought suit for $100 OOO damages against the bishop. Father Jaen has since 1852 been a familiar figure about Lyons, of medium weight, swarthy complexion, with a smooth strong face, indicative of much mental strength and flawing white hair. He looked as he was a remarkable man. His death occurred suddenly in this city last Saturday of la grippe. He was a native of France and was sixty four Years of age. The death of the eccentric, yet kindly old man is regretted by many. The funeral of Father F. C Jaen was hell yesterday from St. Boniface German Catholic church Father Schutte, who officiated, was the only priest present. The church was crowd ed to the doo?9, many of the best people in the city having assembled to show their respect to the dead. TE# Saints Adj Jara. Special to TU Hawk-Etb. Lamoin, la., April 15.—The Liter Day Saints’ conference closed to day. This forenoon a number of prominent men were ordained a* high priest*; seventy ss councilors to the presidents of elders’ quorums; one president of an elder’s quorum, and this afternoon twelve cf these men were selected to form a high council, which is to try the more grave concerns of the church. All the church officers were sustained and votes of thanks extended to all newspapers who had reported the proceedings during the inference. Over a hundred mission sires were sent out to all parts of the United States, to Canada, Australia and the Hawaiian islands and arrangements made for standing ministers in charge in England and Wales. TM# Stat* Physician*. Special to TU Hawk-Iy*. Des Moines, April 15 —The annual meeting of the state medical society con venes to morrow. Dr. J. M Em inert. of Atlantic, president and Dr. C. F. Dar neb, of West Union, secretary. The meeting will be large, the attendance of fully two hundred and fifty members being expected. The society has a mem berahip of over five hundred regular practicing physicians, probably the largest state mc d cal society of represent* tive physicians. D. J. F. Kennedy, sec retary of the state board of health, will reed a paper at to-morrow’s session. Pm Wind Paragraph*. Packwood, lo., April 14 — Farmers are very busy now sowing small grain. Son:care through and some will Boon commence to get their corn ground ready soon. The grain that was planted in the fMI looks nice and is of a good color. Business is good tor the merchants alsa “Grandpa and Grandma” Wait are back from Missouri, the guest of their daughter. Mrs. Murphey. Miss Lottie Brooks, of Hedrick, was the guest of Mrs. Baker. Dr. Tracy is home from Galesburg, Illinois. He reports having a good time. Mrs. L mghary has returned home from the parental roof near Fairfield and reports ht r father on the improve slowly Miss Maggie B in nett was a guest of Orrie Loughary last Saurian. Mr and Mrs Wil iam Lick are off on a pleasure trip through Kins*® and will be gone for several weeks. The young people enjoyed a social at Mr. Grafton’s, in honor of Mr. W. E. Loughary’a twentieth birthday ; thirty were present and all report joying a good time April ll. Wast ( Itiur Nom Correspondence of Th* Hawk Et*. Westchester, April 15—Although the weather remains cool it is all that could be desired in other respects Th© ground is in floe condition and most of the small grain is in, the acreage is large and should it turn warm the prospect is very favorable The corn acreage will also be large and planting will soon commence. West Chester’s bnsiness interests are improving, Stewart & Company having established an implement house. We ill also build an $1 800 two-room school bouse. Other buildings are also contemplated. _ IOWA IN BRIEF. An Old Resident Dead.—James Phe-an, a resident of B jone county since .853, died at his home in Boone the otner day. He was formerly county superintendent of schools. Shot Himsblf at Cherokee —Late Saturday night a thirteen year-old son of banker Bunangs, while hunting, accidentally shot and killed himself. Fatally Burned at Dubuque —John Eierenzj, a farmer, wa* fatal y burned Saturday night while attempting to res cue his horses from a blazing barn. Shot While Resisting Arrest at Cambridge — E*ic McCallister was shot aod family wounded by Constable James McKee Monday afternoon while resisting arrest. An Old Banker Dead — Phineas Stevens, president of tne Marshalltown State bank, and one of the most popular citizens of that vicinity, died Sunday nignt of paralysis after a lingering iii ness. He was sixty-nine years old. A PIONEER AD ll OU DEAD* I    varetabl*    substitute    roar Satire1!*    I Caprtvl mm met. Berlin, April IS.—The Prussian diet was opened this Morning by Chancellor Von Caprivi In his speech the chancellor referred to the important position that committee, upon the records of the ceipmittee and I Montreal, April 15—Robert McNabb a copy will besant to the family. U Co., dealers in ladies’ end children • Gita K*tttt*c Works ta tan Haena of an asale***. Milwaukee, April 15—The Cream City Knitting works were placed in the I    Lino*!**, Amniveieery. hands of an assignee to-day, who gavel Bpringfhld th Anril 15.—The.——    . _ bonds in a sum of $30,000 Max J. Loeb J twenty-fifth anniversary of dm death of which had been held by Prince Bm- «■—_______ I*—jsass.— I—- There is dsmir blood. Tbcse is the Smet I wind and Laid that his FroklMtlomlsl* as Work. Davenport, lo., April 15.—Petitions I have been filed under the prohibitory law for the closing of two saloons in Le-claire, this county. It is understood that this course has been taken by the | friends of prohibition to counteract the action of tee anti prohibition repubii I cans, who lately declared by resolution that the atma law is a dead letter in Scott county._ TE* I*we City ML eider. Iowa City, April 15.—The man who murdered near this city Friday morning has been identified as John Mayer. He had been working at Homestead for a year, and on leaving hod di reded Frank Bslzer to forward his effects when he should send for them He had Seizer’• address in his pocket and was supposed to be the latter indi viduaL A man who gives his name   Joseph Alberta!, was arrested in Dave* Free trial bottle of this Great! port, brought here and identified as the Mrs. Michael Curtain, Plainfield, DL, I makes the statement that she caught mid. which settled on her lung*: she was treated for a month by her family phys! dan, but grew worse. He told ber she was a hopeless victim of consumption and that no medicine could cure her. Her druggist suggested Dr. King's Hew Discovery for Consumption; she bought I a bottle and to her delight found herself benefited from the first dose. She eon tinned its use and after taking ten bottles The emperor had|Discovery at George a Henry’s drug!person lest would remain tkelsloin; large botte 90$ end fiL Colonel J. B. r«tt«rio0,n( th*Oq**w> neflp**t*tor, re**** Away. Special to Th* Hawk-Ey* Oquawka, Ll, April 15 —Colonel J. B Patterson, the pioneer j jurnalist, and who is well known througnout this part of the state, passed away at his residence at this place this morning at nice o’clock. He had been suffering with la grippe for some time, but his I lnesi was not considered serious.    He    was    able to    be around last week,    but    it is    thought    he contracted more    cold by    leaving    his room, causing congestion of the lungs, which resulted in death. Colonel Patterson was born at Roscey Hampshire county, Virginia, January ll, 18C6. His first editorial venture was at Winchester, rn that state, in 1828 He came west first in 1632 and stopped at Rock Island.    He    short    y after    be came editor of the Gateman at Galena, Illinois. From there he came to Oquawka, and began the publication of the Spectator, continuing its editor until 188* He was one of the earliest and most highly respected pioneers of Illinois. The funeral will be held to-morrow afternoon at three o’clock, Rev. Hauser, of the Presbyterian church, cofficiating. Illinois D«m;*r*t*. Springfield, 111, April 15 —The democratic county convention to day resulted in favor cf the policy of the Domination of United States senators by state conventions and instructed the delegation of Sangamon county to meet in this city Juze 4 to vote for the nomination of General John M. Palmer for the honor. The convention also endorsed the course of William Springer as representative in congress and instructed the delegation to the congressional convention to vote for his renomination._ SM*i Hie Breaker. Special to Tbs Hawk-Ey*. Jefferson, April 15 — Clerk Huntington’s ten-year-old son, Dow, was fatally •hot by his brother, Bert, seven years old, with a target gun this forenoon. A—Id—telly KIU** Wall* Hurtle*. Cherokee, April 15 —A 13-year-old son of Banker Bunangs, of this place, while hunting, accidentally shot and killed himself.__ Ak Editor Arrested* Hew York, April 15.—E L. Go^in, managing editor of the Evening Post, was arrested to day charged with criminal libel, on complaint of Peter MrtcheJ, a lawyer. Gcdkin gave bail to appear for examination.___ Tnt maple, of Dr. WI*’ Baton*™ nervine at J. BL Witte’s drag store. Cores Headache. Nervousness, ;

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