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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - April 29, 1890, Burlington, Iowa Established: Juke, 1839.] BURLINGTON, IOWA. TUESDAY MORNING, a putt, 29, 1890. [Price: 15 Cents bee Week. UCH SAI’8 SOLD AID SPED HABTEST DUBOIS 1889. The Director of the Washington Mint Presents Some Interesting Statistics—The Senate and Hoise— General Washington News. Washington, April 28. —The director of the mint at Washington has submitted to congress a report on the production of precious metals in the year of 1889. The gold product in the United States was 1.587.000 fine ounces, value 982,800,000, against 933,000,000 in the preceding year. Of the gold products, 931,959,047 were deposited at the mints for coinage and manufacture into bars. The silver product ii approximated at 50,000,000 fine ousels, the commercial value being 946, 550,000, and the coinage value 9646 646,-464, against an estimate product for 1888 of 45,783 632 fine ounces, commercial value. 943 020 OOO and coining value, 958 195 OOO, an increase over 1888 of about 4 216 368 fine ounces, commercial value, 93,730 OOO In addition to the silver products, about 7,000.000 ounces of silver extracted from lead ores imported into the United States and smelted in this country, and over 5.000,000 ounces from base silver bars imported, principally from Mexico, making the total product of our mines smelters and refineries of about sixty-two millions five ounces of silver. Of thia amount the government purchased for coinage 27,125,357 ounces; there were uieI in the arts about 6,000,-OOO ounces exported to Hong Kong, Japan and East India about 9,000 000 ounces, sud shipped to London for sale abont 20 OOO OOO ounces. Colorado still maintains first rank among the producing states with an aggregate product of gold and silver of over 9241 OOO OOO Montana is next with a product of 922 894* 000 California produced 914 034.000, of which 913 000 000 is gold, being about two-fifths the total gold product of the United States. Utah shows largely increased product, notably in silver. Idaho and New Mexico report an increased product, and Arizona and Nevada a reduced product for 1889 The gold product of Dakota (South) increased from 92,600.000 in 1888 to 92 900,000 in 1889. Oregon and Washington both report increased products, the former having produced 91.200.000 in gold. The states of the Appalachian range show a slightly in* creased product of gold over 1888 The net loss in gold and silver to the United by excess of exports over imports of gold and silver was 953,675,419. The total meialic stock of the United States od January I. 1890, is estimated: Gold coin and bullion. 9689,275,007; silver coin and bullion, $438,888,624; total, 91,127,-603,631.    _ AGAINST IOWA’S LIQUOR LAW. cal, moral and social, attending the free use of intoxicating liquors. They are not aimed at in interstate commerce. They have no relation to the movement of goods from one state to another, but operate only on intoxicating liquors within the territorial limits of the state; they include all such liquors without discrimination. If the statues of the state restricting or prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors within its territory are to be held inoperative and void as applied to liquors sent or brought from another state and sold by the importer in what are called original packages, the consequence must be that the inhabitant of any state may, under the pretext of inter-state commerce, and without a license or supervision of any public authority, carry or send into and sell in any or all of the other states of the KEMMLER’!) SAD FATE. time mile* west ti 0“**- .T*n howe*. withnumerouB Iisfl»“«®    shout fifty hog*, were bunted ut * bern sad adjoin* IBE IHE FOS HIS ELECTKOCOHOI RAPIDLY APPROACHES lag sheds I of the fire insurance. is not known. The origin! Mr. Mason wee formerly doirt b'“i?®“ bt Onawa, but about ten ye** *8° b® “°»«d on to a “am and has **?• »0fked very hard and was elowly ge*"*:“J* * Portion to take life a little    bJ    his    bus-] KUBAL ]. I CLARNO!. He Makes His Will and Seems Resigned to His Fate-A Look at the Death Chair—General Criminal News. sw'ep”    wUho'u a tam I D*Uvere< •» the American auh Ban- to do his spring work. A subscription paper is in circuli0® “J was signed [liberally by his mss! friends. ehcboacbc*® waters. Auburn, N. Y., April 28.—The latest news about murderer William Kemmler Untold DuaacoTkrou*k Ut Flooded Boston-Ald fw tie anfferon. is that he ta atm alive and no one but I    dw    tat Warden Durston knows definitely at | ^ outlock was the reverse in about four I strength in the magazines. It has become an intellectual fashion of the north, especially in eastern magazines, to seek | to make a romance of the war, in which «...____ -_ _ .the southern soldier was a chivalric! IT FOST AHBTAIT P08T1A8TIB knight and the south a beautiful but j hapless land, while the northern soldier i was a rough fellow at best, and won mainly by superiority of numbers. This, as well as other things I have mentioned, show how systematically, how ingeniously, how wonderfully the democratic i party has sought through the fountains i of every influence to convert this country to its principles and power. HIS CONFESSION OF FAITH. If I were in literature and had the I title to apeak for the press to night, I ALIN! ET ALUMNA A HAPPY BATREBHB OF IODLTOB SCHOOL BBABDATES. HISH fiuet ut Pittsburg —Am Eloquent Discussion of Political lienee— Power of the Frees. A Fatal Humway at Dubuque—A Strong Flow of Gas Struck—The Home Tor the Adult Blind-General State News. Last Saturday night Hon. Thomas B _______  w    A R®ed, speaker of the house, and Hon J I would tell what I would do by making a S. Clarkson w     J:'    confession    of    faith *    * ^SSTufLSSfTZ what bour or what day tho electrical hundred homes in Miss Md suburbs, Western people will be especially inter- age and Special to Tub Hivx-Bn. ^       ._.    .    .    _    _    _    Moulton,    lo.,    April    28    -Saturday J***?.    IFtaUbriiev^toS.wntffcJIApril * we w#re fortun‘,e g    ^ delivered two notable addrenee. | tho party that was born out of the coni I enou*b to be pres and shbject, and although his own state should be the only one which has not enacted a similar law. We would require an affirmative and explicit legislation on the part of congress Jo convince us that it contemplated or intended such a result, The court by the same vote reversed the decision of the supreme court of Michigan in the case of Henry Lying, agent for the > Wisconsin brewery, who was fined for selling liquor without a license. Lyng attacked tne constitutionality of the law on the ground that it would compel agents outside of the brewers to pay 9300 a year license, while brewers within the state could under a manufacturer’s license sell at wholesale after paying only 965 annual license. when the working hourwas recorded within the memory of the oldest always had the happy faculty of talking tbe republicanism of conscience and success of their program, not because aa asRsr.swr-sw-KJ —* r—? THE SBK ATX. TM# Matter if River Levees D teens ted at LewgtM Washington, April 28.—In connection with the presentation of the memo* rial in relation to the Mtastasippi river a I £p eupportiDVt”he“eiectrode‘oup, which “ sprang up tad was partici-1 wm m on victim’s head, aud the It has been almost settled that the execu I tion was to take place Tuesday, but the machinery of the death room was not in final order over this evening rangements will not be completed until late to-morrow. Warden Durston said this afternoon the execution would certainly not occur during the next twenty-four hours. Several of the scientists and of law officers who have been invited to witness the execution have arrived here. Absolutely no newspaper | men nill be permitted to see it except the representatives of the two press associations. This afternoon Warden Durston showed to a number [reporters the different electrical vices and the chair in which Eemmler is to be electrocuted. It is the same as I has been described recently at length in the press. The movable piece at the ISST bT^8 °ri«f3W    ^ *Tery|—■ - ut. cuwaruic. WM la died I was a few inches higher than ®fpectatl0n <>* » pertinent and vigorous conservatism, evaded and shifted to the that of 1866, which was the highest | ^suasion of live issues. Mr. Clarkson I shoulders of the next. I believe still in conscience of the nation in a I great need to grapple with and I mettle questions that the previous generation had. in the cowardice that is called present at one of the most pleasurable occasions in the history of Moulton society, and especially in the history of our public schools, the Moulton High School Alumi association. The alumni are to be congratulated upon the The water last night ran through the I ^eristic clearly has not departed from I and a govertm'ent/should^3 guided*by Ibut becauM ix was much better and of windows of the first floor of the Dallas I "im during his scjourn in the east. His I the instinct of self preservation. I be-1 higher order than could have been elevator and damaged    toPic was “The Republican Press,” and iieve, and I love to say it here, that I be- hoped for, Moulton should be proud of [wheat ss well as machinery. The St Louis Press Brick association. Allensworth & Bussey, the Dallas Brewing I Co. and others are heavy losers by the flood. WATTERS HAPPILY RISING St. Martins vim. La , April 28—The water in thia parish is rising at the rate I majesty of this state and the of eight inches a day. Those residing | pl this people. Here is an are compelled to leave he honored the cress in the manly and outspoken way in which he handled the tosh* MR. CLARKSON’S ADDRESS God bless Pennsylvania. One may not AUeghanies without feeling the 1    *‘V1    ’    “    greatness ...      —    empire    of    w    ........._____ of I in the low lands are compelled to leave I beauty and power, wherein opulence of I Sylvania' and it is good enough for me de-1 their homes and more to the bayou I natural wealth blesses a people of industry I The republicanism of Ulysses a. Grant - , !'1'    in homes of contentment. I speak of it iieve in the republicanism of Pennsylvania It is the old-fashioned kind and the honest kind. Here yon have kept the faith of the fathers. The republicanism of Abraham Lincoln, who was such a republican and so proud of republicanism that he never thought of oeing better than his party, is good; enough yet for the republicans of Pann- S. R. Ladd of Clarion, Captain Patrick of McGregor, J W. Stocker of Missouri Valley and Miss Lorans Matrices of Vinton. lf. Killed nil Special to The Hawk-Era. Des Moines, April 29,—At 0:40 p Sunday, George B. Fitch committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. The deed was done in the basement of a •mall house at No. 6S2 West Seventh street. He was driven to the act by disease. He was sixty-five years of age and a widower. THI TURF. TM* Siprtmi Court ut WasMluctou Rmriu tao Decision la tne KeoMuK Liquor Unit. Washington, April. 28—The United States supreme court, through Chief J ii alice Fuller, to-day rendered a decision adverse to the constitutionality of the state laws providing for the seizure of liquor brought into the state in original packages. Such a law the court holds are an interference with interstate commerce. After liquor becomes the property of an importer the state may under its police powers regulate or prohibit the sale. but it has no powers in the absence of express congressional authority to prohibit the transportation of an article from another state and its delivery to the importer. The case in which the decision was made is that of Qua Leisy & Co., of Keokuk, plaintiffs in error, vs. A J Hardin, city marshal of Keokuk. It was brought here on an appeal from tho supreme court of Iowa and this court reverses the decision of the state court The chief justice in delivering the opinion of the court says: The power vested in congress to regulate commerce among the several states is a power to prescribe a rule by which that commerce is to bs governed, and is a power complete in itself, acknowledges no limitations other than those prescribed in the constitution. It is co extensive with the subject on which it acts and cannot be stopped at the external boundary of a state, but must enter its interior and be capable of authorizing the disposition of those articles which it introduces so they may become mingled with the common mass of property within the territory en tered. That ardent spirits are subjects of interstate commerce cannot be denied. Whenever the law of a state amounts es sentially to the regulation of commerce, as it does, when it inhibits directly or indirectly the recript of an imported commodity, or its disposition before it has ceased to become an arride of trade between one state and another, it comes bi con dict with the power, which in this particular has been vested exdusively in the general government, and is therefore void. Undoubtedly it is for the legisla tive branch of the state government to determine whether the manufacture of particular articles of traffic ^rill injuri ously affect the public and it is for congress to determine what measures the state may properly adopt as appropriate are needful for the protection of the public morals, life or safety, but not withstanding it is not vested with the supervisory power over the matters local administration. The responsibility is upon congress so far as the regulation of the interstate commerce is concerned to remove the restriction upon the state in dealing with the imported articles which have not been mingled with the common mass of property therein * * * To concede to the state the power to exdude, directly or indirectly, artides so situated, without discussion sprang up ahd pated in by many senators, the point turning on the question whether the levee system was the correct one, or whether there should not be a combination of the two. Mr. Vest said congress should adopt one system or the other. Mr. Reagan said his investigations had convinced him that the levee system was a failure, as it had proved in the Yellow river of China, where the bad of the river had raised and devastating overflows causing the loss of millions of lives had resulted. The outlet system was the true relief for the overflows of the Mississippi Mr. Barry held that the levee was tho only true system and said nearly every engineer who had anything to do with the river held the same view Mr. Harris had believed in the levee system but the events of the last two months had greatly shaken his confidence in it and he suggested the appointment of a commission of scientists to be charged with the duty of a thorough in vestigation of the subject. Mr. Eustis said steamboat captains were unanimously in favor of the levee system as against the outlet system. Mr. Walthall said as far as he knew the people along the river had absolute faith in the levee system and were gen orally opposed to the outlet. He firmly believed if the outlet system was adopted it would not be long before the Mississippi river would become useless for navigation. After further discussion the business of the morning hour was proceeded with. Mr. Blackburn introduced a bill for the admission of Arizona; referred. The land forfeiture bill was taken up and after some discussion went over without action. The senate bill incorporating the sod ety of the Sons of American Revolution was read Mr. Plumb made some satirical remarks about the efforts to encour age the patriotism “lying around loose in the country,” and moved to amend the bill by providing its privileges be extended to the Grand Army. No quorum voted, and without action on the Dill the sSnate adjourned wire passing down the back and connecting with another electrode, which will be placed at the base of the spine. Saturated sponges will be put between the electrodes and the body to prevent burning The victims will be firmly strapped in the chair and a broad leather strap will cover the face except the nose, thus concealing the death agony. It is understood the current used to cause death will be between 2,500 and 2,700 volts in force enough to supply about 1,000 lights. Kemmler has passed the day about the same way he has the last weeks. He has read the bible as well as he could and listens to his religious keepers, Daniel McNaughton, Dr. Haughton and Chaplain Yates He made his will tonight, giving a pictorial bible to Keeper McNaughton, a pigs in clover puzze to Rev. Dr. Haughton. A testament to Keeper Wemple and a slate covered with autographs to Chaplain Yates. bank. The crops which were magnifi cent are lost. Twenty’five hundred people will suffer in this parish from the floods. The Bayou Chena people are sating for relief boats to save live stock. Every inch of ground in that section is under water. the needs of the sufferers. Washington, April 28 —Secretary Proctor has received several replies to telegrams asking for information in re gard to the extent of the suffering in the overflooded districts of the^ south. The governor of Louisiana said ten days’ rations for twenty-five thousand people should be sent to New Orleans for distribution throughout the state. The with a partial tongue. It is a state very dear to me. For it is not a stranger’s blood that leaps in my veins in affectionate response to the mention of its name. It was long the home of my kinsmen, many of whom remain to sleep in its soil. A few miles up one of the busy j rivers that hold in their arm this city of commercial victory my mother was born. Therefore I am in part Pennsylvanian; and every foot of Pennsylvania soil and every leaf of laurel about the fame of the state, or the fame of any of its people, is very dear to me. I love it for all that it is in history and for all that it has done in a brave and generous way for country and mankind. It was in Valley the best republican of them all. who died forgiven by the confederates for having been a patriot, but unforgiven by the mugwumps for remaining a republican— is still good enough here in thia state. and it is for me. The republicanism of Thaddeus Stevens, Simon Cameron, Zachariah CHandier and John A. Logan, brave spirits all—God bless their memory—is still good enough republicanism for this state, and it is good enough for every man of honest blood and faith who has any pride in his party at all. As these men lived and died in the republican faith. I believe in it still. I also be Iieve aa they did, that so long as we have party contest we must have party government. I believe that you can carry governor of Mississippi said probably I Forge that the continental army, nursing I on business in government or elsewhere A    A    .1    I      *_ Al__A.    .    A    I    Kl    aW    IM f/V 1l#A    M Lam.. M - I Al  I  "      J    ♦___2.    L    .Al_____ _____ “nonsense” nothing else ceremonies” at the head twenty thousand persons in that state needed assistance and the governor of Arkansas said five hundred people in Phillipo county, and a considerable number in Desha county were in great need of relief. the labor problem* NO! TMS Clef toe-Breckinridge Investigation Little Rock, April 29 —The Clayton-Breckinridge investigation committee examined one hundred and ninety-five witnesses to day. All but three were colored voters who were at Plummerville on election day and voted for Clayton. Sheriff Shelby testified when the ballot box at Plummerville was stolen he made a diligent search for it and did all he could to discover the thieves. He had a pistol in his possession which was found near the house where Clayton was killed. He was ordered to deliver it to the committee Friday, when he will be examined regarding the Clayton murder. I Ex-State Treasurer Archer Indicts ds Baltimore, April 28.—Ex State Treas-I urer Archer was indicted by the grand jury to-day on a charge of embezzling 9118,000 of the state funds. MINX HORROR IN MICHIGAN. Two Shaft THS MOUSX. ll epr seen ta tire Hooker, of Mississippi Helloes the Word “Rebel.” Washington, April 28.—In the house the conference report of the Fremont, Nebraska, public building bill was agreed to. The limit of the cost of the building is $50,000 The message of the president returning without his approval the bill to allow Ogden, Utah, to increase its indebtedness was referred to the committee on territories. The legislative, executive and judicial appropriation bills were passed without division. The house then went into committee of the whole on bills relating to the dis trict of Columbia. The pending bill was for the establishment of Rock Creek park. In the course of the debate Hooker, of Mississippi, alluded to the confed orate graves in Arlington cemetery, on the head boards of which are carved the word ‘-Rebel.” He did not object to this. “Rebel” was not a word of re preach. It only showed they were the men who were led by the second great rebel of America, Robert E Lee, George Washington having been the first. The committee having risen, the Rock Creek park bill was defeated. Mr. Hemphill, of South Carolina, moved a reconsideration and the house adjourned. LIvm Lest at Tamarack Ne. 3, Near Rad Jacket. Marquette, Mich , April 28 —Tamarack shaft No. 3, near Red Jacket, was destroyed Sunday morning. John Williams, pumpman, the only one at the foot of the shaft at the time, was burned to death. In attempting to rescue Williams, John Rowe was suffocated and John Thomas so badly burned that his recovery is very doubtful. Thomas was rescued by John Pentrost, who also brought up the body of Rowe. Williams’ body was not recovered until 3 o’clock this afternoon. The origin of the fire is a mystery, and incendiarism is suspected. AN ACXBX*S KILLED. TMS ‘Pearl of Pekin” Trompe im a Terrible Railroad Wreck. Staunton, Va., April 28.—Early this morning the brake of an express train on the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad became unmanageable and the train ran through the town at ihe rate of eighty miles an hour, tearing away the depot roof. A Pullman sleeper in which there were fifteen members of the “Pearl of Pekin” troupe en route for Baltimore, was derailed and turned over. Of the company, Miss Myrtle Knox died while being taken from the car, Miss Edith Miller had a leg broken and a number of others sustained more or leas serious injuries. The young lady who was killed was formerly a telegraph operator in Kansas City and joined the company not very long ago contrary to the wishes of her father. BARRING THE BARS GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS A Letter From Xx-Pr«stdemt Cleve- immd Recar diag tke Ballot Box Forger*. Washington, April 28 —After a recess of several weeks the special house committee charged with the investigation of the Ohio ballot box forgery met to-day to take further testimony. The only evidence of importance was the intro duction of a letter from ex President Cleveland stating Governor Campbell had not even remotely referred to the ballot box bill and that he did not know of the existence of the bill. THS EXPORT MBAT INSPECTION BILL Representative Fallston, from the com Liquor Belime m Bestow M met Step em May First. Boston, April 28 — An order has been issued by the Boston police board that [ after May first, next, the sale of intoxicating liquors over bars must be stopped. The enforcement of the law will work great injury to almost every saloonkeeper in the city. The hotel and sa-| loon-keepers protest and the former are of the opinion that the law will work in-I jury to the hotel business JOHN J. O’BRIEN IS DEAD Union Carpenters roaring into Chicago—Riotous Strikers. Chicago, April 28 -The non-union men, in numbers larger than even the strikers care to admit, are pouring into Chicago, and it is believed the master carpenters anticipated the fruitless conferences of Saturday and had agents in other cities securing all the non-union carpenters they could find. Chief of Po lice Marsh says the non union men will be protected in their work if it takes the whole police force. In the meantime the boss carpenters’ association and carpenters’ council are making arrange men ta to put four thousand carpenters to work. A teamster in the employ of one of the largest contractors in Chicago was hauling some carpenters’ tools when he was set upon by a gang of strikers. The horses were cut from the wagon and the teamster dragged to the ground and given a severe beating. The strikers cut the harness to pieces and wrecked the wagon. A local paper says this evening that the trouble between the Carpenters and Builders’ association and the striking employes has become a game of freeze out. The members of the association have informally agreed to entirely bus pend all attempts to carry on business for the present. The few men of other trades now working will be discharged Wednesday night. gomfer’s manifesto. New York, April 28—The general executive board of the American Feder ation of Labor, after a protracted sea aion this afternoon, issued a manifesto signed by President Gompers. After denouncing all who did not yield to his views as enemies of these who work, Gompers closes thus: “The Executive Council of American Federation of Labor having seletced the united brotherhood of carpenters and joiners of America to make the demand for the enforcement of the eight hour day, I ask you to re frain from any sympathetic strikes; rather remain at your work and aid the carpenters and joiners to win in the contest. To the carpenters and joiners my advice is to demand and insist upon the enforcement of the eight hour work day. In the demonstrations to be held on May I turn out in vast numbers and by your presence manifest your unalterable de termination to have the eight-hour work day enforced, though by one trade at a time, yet for all as the ultimate result Allow no one to provoke you, refrain from all violence, and let yonr watchword be the enforcement of the eight-hour work day. Be firm, peaceable and positive.” MINE OPERATORS AND "WORKMEN IN SSS SION. Chicago, April 28 —The delegates of the mine workers to the joint convention of mine operators ana workingmen held an executive session this morning. The1 plan is to secure a reorganization of the wage schedule. John B. Roe, president of the United Mine Workers of America, was present Discussion developed the fact that the operators would not pledge themselves to any scale unless the southern Illinois operators were present An adj ournment was taken until Wednesday and in the meantime an effort will be made to induce all other operators in the state to attend. back into life dying hope, found the re newed courage that insured the American republic. It was at Gettysburg that, the union army with its valor and blood placed the scarlet line of sufficient defense between the exultant rebel arms and the discouraged government at Washington. In all the great crisis of the nation, in every time of every great and honest need of mankind, Penney! yams has proven its humanity, its faith in God, and its love for men. So I say here, as a son returned to tile home of his forefathers, God bless the noble and faithful old commonwealth. THE ADVANCE GUARD OF THE PARTY. If I were going to make a speech in politics, and if I were going to speak for a Republican press, as I have been asked to do here to-night, I would say many plain tilings in this time of plain need. I can speak little for the press, as I have been a truant from my own work for over two years, and hardly feel the title to speak here in its behalf to-night, a1 though my heart has been with it all the time I have been in other works. It needs little speech from any one; it speaks for itself. The Republican news papers of America form, as I believe, the strongest intellectual force on tills contr nent; and it is a party press that is loyal, while independent, unselfish, and always the advance guard of the party. The consideration of the party press daily grows more and more important. We are in a state of transition somewhat as to party methods. Mr. Brice was much derided for his phrase in 1888 that the campaign of that year was an intel!ec tual one, yet his statement was true. Political contests are coming more and more to be fought in the arena of discussion and in the newspaper press. The days of parades and physical demonstra dons are pretty plainly passing away. The torchlight and the rediight as political arguments are being superseded by the intellectual discussion of the press. The campaign of 1892 will be largely a newspaper campaign, and it has already begun. Let us be frank, and say that the Damocrats probably saw this before the Republicans, for any close observer must have seen with interest, and almost astonishment, the marvelous manner in which the Democratic party has been strengthening its lines in the newspaper way in the last few years. It did not use to care much for the newspaper or the magazine—did not use to care as much as tile Republican party for the newspaper and magazine. In latter days it has been beating us in our own game In the large cities of the east they have captured nearly all the magazines and illustrated papers. All the mercenaries of press and literature have been lured into their service. A TRIBUTE TO THE ENEMY. The reinforced democratic press is a startling thing for the republican party to face, and must face it with courage and wisdom. In New York city 1.400, -OOO copies of newspapers are printed daily. Less than 200,000 of them are republican. This means that two-fifths of the republicans of New York city and its environments are reading democratic with your friends better than your enemies. I believe that the pledges of Republican campaigns and platforms can be redeemed better by republicans in office than by democrats. Pledges made by a political party to gain the sovereign approval of the people should be kept in honor by putting in official place the men who believe in the principles and in keeping the pledges. A QUESTION OF SELF-RESPECT. It is not a question of cfficc nor of salary, but of self-respect, for a political party must have its self-respect as well as a man. It has its own self-respect to preserve to the people at large, and just as much it is bound to preserve the selfrespect of the people in its own ranks When it has called upon the republicans everywhere, and the smallest neighborhood in the nation, and republicans everywhere have responded, aud the republicans of the smallest community have done all that men could do and made enemies for its sake, the party selfrespect in that community must be regarded as well as its own self-respect in the nation. It does not matter so much who hold the clerkships in Washington, but in the days of a republican administration every federal office in every neighborhood in the land should be held by a republican. I not only believe in republicanism of the old-fashioned sort but also in Americanism. The American theory is for fre quent changes in all public offices and for every American boy to have an honest chance, whether he-seeks it in poll tics or elsewhere. There is no American sympathy for a life-holding class in of flee aud no real American sympathy attends the present experiment of creating a profession of office-holders. The peo pie’s name is taken in vain by such re formers as have set up in America in la tor years to try to teach the people to be indifferent to public affairs. Here is the point that Americans guard most jeal ously of all things else. They have not watched history in vain. They realize the truth stated by Hallam in his great work on constitutions that “all governments begin as pure democracies drift into oligarchies, and end in monarch ies.” NO USE FOR THE ENGLISH THEORY Americans do not believe in the English theory of superior classes and life holding classes. Their own acts and not the theories of reforms constitute their own opinions. All offices under their own control they change every two years or four, whether in township, city, dis trict, state, or nation. Never anywhere have the American people made the least expression iu favor of a life tenure in civil office. They believe that frequent changes in public office keep the public service pure, just as the tides purify the sea. They have seen corruption almost invariably follow long continuance in office. They also believe in the rotation of public honors. The humblest family in the land may have an ambition to see one of its number placed in official posi tion. The whole sympathy of the Amor ican people is with the family in that aspiration. Besides, we cannot have too her public schools. If her schools keep up the same rate of advancement that they have in the past few years they will soon rank among the best schools of the state. The tables were very tastefully arranged and decorated, and needless to say surrounded by an anxious throng of admirers each and everyone patiently waiting to become a competent judge of the good things toereon represented. We married folks were, without exception, assigned to the large central table running the entire length of the room—the young folks to the small side table. This was satisfaction to all the married folks excepting Mr Tom Hale. The arrangement, as we were afterward informed, was made on account of the central table holding the largest supply of provisions, the committee on arrangements well understanding the fact that when we old folks go to a festival we go to eat, leaviug our at home to feed on when provides The “master of was very properly seated of the central table. Although Mr. G. T. Pullman peformed the duties of this high office very creditably, this position of honor should be filled by a very “moderate eater.” one who will have time to moat satisfactorily perform the duties thereon devolving. At nine o’clock the signal to be seated was given. On glancing over the assembly we noticed Mrs. Lillie M. (Sellers) Brann as the only representative of the graduating class of 1885. Graduates from other classes were present as follows: J. H. Morrison, Louella Wood, T. T. Powers, S. N. Goodwin, A W. D^wns and Kate Hablnr of the class of 1888; Minnie Ransom, Eva J. Ruusell, R H. Swift, Ota D. Rucner, Inez J Cal leu and E. L. Stickney of the class of 1889; Clare Rippey, Belle Berry. Charles Downs, Mary Tuttle and Effie Carey of the graduating class of 1890. Good music was furnished by the orchestra throughout the evening. Professor A R Morgan made a brief but brilliant address, in which he traced the comparative advancement of the human mind with that of the geological ages. A recitation by Miss Lovells Wood was well selected and well rendered. Mr. E. L Stienney in his response to “Tllh Cloud ii*. Our Horizon,” things of which our limited space denies mention. Mr. S. J. Cf. Eby briefly responded to the toast, “Our Public Schools.” The exercises were ^closed by an address by T. T. Powers/ About seventy -five people were present We are selfish enough to hope we may be present on many such occasions. TMO Linden Park Bee—. Linden Park. N. J., April 28.—First Race—Five and one-half furlongs; Best Boy won, Typstaff second, Bradford third; time, 1:22$. Second /ace—One mile; Golden Reel won, Lemony second, Sam Mon third; time, 1:49$ Third Race—Five eights of a mile; Gray Rock won, Ely second, Chatham third; time, 1:06$. Fourth Race—One mile; 8alvini won, Erie second, Sorrento third; time, 1:48. Fifth Race—One and one-sixteenth miles: Tristan won. Toragon second, SU-lock third; time, 1:56$. Sixth Race—Seven-eights of a mile; Puzzle won. Shotover second, Zulu third; time. 1:34$. the toast, CIqi said many appropriate Tile Nashville Ka eve. Nashville, April 28.—First Race-Seven and one-half furlongs; Billy Pinkerton won. Bliss second, Carlton third; time. 1:42$, Second Race—Four and one-half fur-ng8; Black Knight won, National second, Consolation third; time, 1:01$. Third Race—One mile; Glockner won, Buckler second, Friendless third; time, 1:46f. F urth Race—Half a mile; Ida Pickwick won, Drift second, Laura Doxey third: time 0:52$. Fifth Race-Five-eighths of a mile; Bi'ly Parker won. Leo Brigel second, Iago third: time. 1:06. Sixth Race—One mile and one-eighth; Mamie Fonao won, Event second, Skobe• loff third; time. 2:06 Ba8E BALL. 8t«mei»c of the Clute . . si VA N 4 TION A Ii c A*» OB a players’ a 2 V 0 I.E AUDE. w £ Q J h LEAGUE. c k o J Per Ct Baston____ 5 2 .714 Boston ..... ii 2 714 Pittsburg. 4 t» .rn Chicano...... 4 2 rn PhtladeiDh 3 q .IVO Buffalo...... 4 2 886 Chtcairo.. 3 I 6G0 Pittsburg . . 3 3 600 Cincinnal i 3 3 .5; 0 Brooklyn____ 3 3 .600 New York. 3 4 .428 Philadelphia 2 3 .400 Brooklyn 9 3 .400 New York... o 4 .383 Cleveland. O 4 .333 Clevelsnd.... I 6 .186 . a ft AA Americas a Q *-» a SD WESTERN AA 0 associa’n. o A SiOCl A’S. W k o •J Per Ct Louisville. 7 I 1.876 Denver...... 6 3.760 Athletic .. 6 2 .750 Sioux City.. 6 3 .714 K oohet ter ft 2 .714 Des Moines. ti 3 .867 St. Louis.. 5 3 826 Minneapolis. 6 3 .836 Columbus. 3 6 .376 St. Paul..... 3 6 I 375 Syracuse.. *> ti 26J Milwaukee.. 3 ti 333 Brooklyn.. 2 « .25 Knnsat'Clty. 3 5 .288 Toledo.. .. I ♦ .126 Omaha..,.. . 2 6 .260 i'layer*’ League. Boston, April 28.—Boston 6, New York I. Base hits, Boston IO, New York 2. Errors, B’Bion I, New York 8 Batteries, Radbourno and Kelly ; Keefe and Ewing. Umpires, Gaffney and Barnes. Brooklyn, Amil 28—Brooklyn 3, Philadelphia I. Hits, Brooklyn 9, Philadelphia 7 Errors, Brooklyn 3, Philadelphia 2. Batteries, Weyhing and Kinsiow; Knell and Milligan. Umpires, Ferguson and Holbert. Buffalo, April 28 —Buffalo 4, Chicago 12. Hits, Buffalo 7, Chicago 13. Errors, Buffalo 5 Chicago 2. Batteries, Haddock and Mack; King and Boyle. Umpires, K/gbt and Jones. Pittsburg, April 28 —Pittsburg 15, Cleveland IO. Hits, Pittsburg ll, Cleveland 12 Errors, Pittsburg 3, Cleveland ODD FELLOWS' HALL DEDICATED papers, taking the democratic version of I much education in self-government. We I The New Yerh Bepuhllcau Leaser Paeeee Away Attar rn Lour II la vee New York, Anril 28 —John J. O'Brien, the republican leader of the congreuional perataalon, ta to Conrad. J mittra on agriculture, to-day reported to I ft^taiwi^Sraftone! dtedTt Beader'* I    TheUebffitta* we not'know* * aether Bushet ahey Qoae Up. Pittsburg, April 28.—Another bucket | shop failure is reported here to-day J IR. Johnston & Co., doing business in the petroleum exchange building have to the majority of states, represented in the legislature, the power to regulate the commercial intercourse between states by determining what shall be its subjects, when that power was distinctly Sauted to be exercised by the people of e United States represented, in con grass And its possession by the latter was considered essential to that more perfect union which constitution was adopted to create. Undoubtedly there is a difficulty in drawing the line between the municipal powers of one government and the commercial powers of the other. But when that line is determined, aoco modation to it without serious inconvenience may readily be found in a frank and candid co-epeiatiou for the general good. Justice Gray delivered a dissenting opinion in behalf of himself and Justices Harlan Mid Brewer. It says in part: flnmmnn experience has shown the gen oral and unrestricted use of intoxicating liquors lends to produce idleness, dis order, disease, pauperism and crime. The power regulating or prohibiting the manufacture end tele of intoxicating the house the senate bill providing for the inspection of meats for exportation ] and prohibiting the importation of adulterated articles of food, drink, etc. Ani amendment to the bill makes it include | The report says a number of eta    I    &u7p^rofflraeio?,U^ta^ prevent the importations of our pork I    JI    v-u__i—*     I rn the allegation they con- drugs. foreign [hotel, Coney island, at 7:30 o’clock Sun-I day morning, after an illness of several months. Mr. O Brian was born in the! I tenth ward of this city June 14, 1842. He was at one time a book-keeper for A T. Stewart, leaving this place to act as but the firm say they will be able to cav seventy-five cents on the dollar probably dollar for dollar. The faiin™ is caused by the steady advanVinthe stock market. TUC Beard of Trade’s proved Attica Ap* products upon1 tain try china. try china. While the committee does not believe the allegations have any foundttion in fact, they think it our duty to use every means to relieve the product of such condemns tion which, when done will add at least 960,000,000 worth of meats to the exports of this country. The report says the clause of section ten, relet leg to tile inspection of animals intended [elections he held until last February. The funeral will be on Wednesday. Chicago, April 28 —President Baker of the board of trade, to day received from President Logan, of the THM TI BK BE CO BD. IA Nm*ber el Peres— Is J ared Fire Ba UUeaikae. Milwaukee, April 28.—About At A three Shippers’ association of northwMt at Cornwall, Iowa, a copy of the reioln-tions passed by that association^ leg toe ection of the boert in cittag off its continuous market quotation. pressing the opinion that nub o’clock this morning fire was discovered I {ions were not necessary for vhiTtrS!}0**’ in a small frame house on the corner of I     aae' oiously end effectively exercised by them I least ten alone, according to their views of public1 — policy and local needs, sad can not practically, if it me constitutionally, be wielded by congress es a part of a national and uniform system: The statutes in question were enacted by the state of Iowa in the exercise of Its undoubted power to protect the Inhabitants against tim evils, phys! for exportation is perhaps of as great importance as the inspection of hog products, as England, through fear, either feigned or reel, of infection or conte gion, compels us to slaughter our cattle immediately upon landing at their ports, allowing no time to recover from shrink age or bruises of sea voyage, and thus also shutting our stock out of their mar bets absolutely. It is estimated our eat tie in English martlets would bring et en dollars more per bead if all restrictions were removed, which we insist upon only when we have home in spection. APPROVED BT THE PRESIDENT. tim act for river at end tim aet relating to United States courts in Min Fifth and State streets occupied by Robert Virtel es a grocery and residence. The alarm was given by Mrs. Virtel, who jumped from the second story window with a child in her arms. Two other children were in the building but the firemen succeeded in saving them at great risk. Cm or bkuoo, April 28 —v™ from Europe states that the cantel fS the new beak of Fomented T?lU1 for lira. Virtel who is In a deli- lushed here is practically Recured Tke of Mexico, cate condition was badly injured by^ a | institution has 925,000,000 ital, one-fifth paid in. Ttewv faU and all were shocking burned. The | ital, one-fifth paid youngest child, aged three years will probably die. The victims are nowin the Emergency hotel. Mr. Virtel is, absent is St. Louis. The lorn to the | don bank twenty per cent property is small. Later—Elizabeth Virtel, aged six, one of the victims of this morning’s fire, fourteen per eeat this year ^ tv!“TW limn hulk tv—iv nap aamt    Lon* Chicago, April oo **IW| “•r-bod, died at thehrapital tktaww^?.' Ttal^.*kU* kid bra, too, fog otter* will ractmr.    |tbirtyd»T»,    tm    Uke,    nntt^ tftJggL* aid Idcatiflad es that of John q^00* A FARMER SCJ WEBS HEAVY urn. Oeawa, April 98.—About ten o'clock I last Friday night a disastrous fireoc-Icurred on toe teas of ILG. {Peoria. There were I lance oa the body. no **ks of of vio Moon, I gears* la toe smew ans heel "to Mw WM. things, and the young people of the households being unconsciously educated against the party of their fathers. I would not abridge the latitude of discus Bion nor reading, but it is important that young people should at least read their own side as well as the other. In Boston the papers of greatest circulation are also democratic. New England has largely zone from the faith of the days of the in its newspapers. The same is true of nearly every large city in the country. Democracy has also pressed its Conquest to the agricultural press ana in the last three or four years many of the farmers’ papers in the west have become advocates of free trade. It was epretalTO Ceremonies et Unionville, Mlesonrl. Unionville, April 28.—The most important news event which has occurred the past week in this city was the public dedication of the new Odd Fellows’ hall in this city on Saturday last, the seventy-first anniversary of that order. Notwithstanding the rain which commenced Friday evening previous and continued until late in the afternoon Saturday. There was a large attendance from visiting lodges from La Plata, Kirksville, Glenwood, Milan, Lumens, Lucerne and St. John. Missouri; and Moulton, Cincinnati, Centerville and Seymour, Iowa. The dedication ceremonies were presided over by Deputy Grand Master T. P. R’xey, of Mexico, Missouri, and his address was one of the best ever delivered in the city. The audience was held spell-bound for more than two hours, and after the services were closed many anti-secret people acknowledged that Odd Fellowship is an excellent society and a good institution for every community. At six o’clock all visiting members, their wives daughters andson8, were escorted to the Red Ribbon hall where a magnificent banquet was had Deputy Grand Master Rixey stated that he had travelled all over the state of Missouri and had visited nearly all the lodges, and he was proud to say Unionville has the finest Odd Fellows’ edifice, outside of St. Louis, in the state. cannot have too many intelligent Americans passing through office for a while, to serve with pride and to fall back into the ranks of the people to teach what I they have learned. The annual or biennial legislature is worth all that it costs to the people that it sends back to the | communities educated somewhat in gov-1 eminent. This is true of congress and of everything which helps to educate in goyernment or to enlist the interest of I the people in it. Not only do the American people demand that the list of office ] should be open, but they fear injury to those who adopt officeholding for life I simply because of the -alary that it pays, this government to those who STUCK GAS. A Remarkable Flew ft ae ares im a Well At Helssetm. Special to THS Hawk-Btz. Holstein, April 28.—A strong vein of gas was struck in a well at a depth of two hundred and eighty feet on the farm of A P. Brasilia, three miles north of town, by Weir and Pearson, of B3lle Plaine fame. The pressure is estimated at forty pounds through a three inch pipe. It comes continuously with strong puffs at intervals, and carries gravel, sand and mud one hundred and fifty feet high. The flow has a strong sulphurous odor and turns the drill bit a deep blue color. A steam whistle was put on and worked clear and strong, whether it will be in _________ Intrust this government to largely through this line, and that of the I have no other interest in office and no Farmers’ Alliances, that the democrats I other pride of country than to draw the KS*ttStactaim that the northwest J gtyen and th? republic would be I    J*    to    be WM for free trade end chenging to the betrayed end won undone It ta tte|S!S?“ g BOt remslM yet 10 ce —  •—    M    or*' American theory that any office in this1    -- government can be filled by a man fresh from the people whose pride in his coun try will make him faithful and true. The trouble is not to day, as the mugwump democratic party. Bren ^ gaoization as that of the farmers was utilized, and Fanners’ established systematically with all the democrats and all the weak-kneed repub ▲ FATAL BUNAWAY. A Q sorrel Beans in the neighborhood gathered into I gees it, that the people take too much their folds. Then they were supplied with free trade literature, secretly and constantly. Such a propaganda has never been known in America as that of the democrats in their hunt in rant> and through a changing prow rn    ®    J toe trad, to ‘bewest toAjJ^Sl it is time for oui peity to take notice of I possible election*. Tbs question bf ut what the Deposition party is doing by in-1 honest ballot is higher than anything in in- andstrengthening its press. I politics or partisanship. For it involves rwnwn nress is loyal, and it is virile I not only the honor but the life of the na tom! mirhtv in power to do, but it needs I tion, which is dearer to us and more and    a    i«rfrcnlation.    I    precious to our children than anything interest in politics, but that they take too | little. I believe the claim of the mugwump, that the people favor a life*; holding class in office, if submitted to | the people themselves, would be rejected j by 10.000,000 yoti I also believe ai a republican, and would advocate as an editor, the purest I I Over WH# Basoid Drive Bees lee lo Deotk. Special to Til Hawz-Btr Dubuque, April 28.—Captain Strief, saloonkeeper, Mid Agent Cowan, of the Building and Loan association, while riding Sunday afternoon, quarrelled as to which should drive, and both grasped the reins. The horses became frightened end ran away. The buggy was over turned, and Strief was badly injured._ and Cowan to be Inftosnnd in circulation.    I precious    _ rn Den OF MFUBLICAK3.    I of p»rt, honor or aptaodor. If the Au* eyerrwbere (herald at I trail*, intern bo the right thing let ne uSt^^trabSSu p.P<" «■ * h«eit Intheeoutb, I think, we need rUStJ bed some csnTueee made I the Anetralton intern for Toting but en ™thi*irahiect I give the result in one I American system for counting. SLntw taunt    is    the    same in many), al    the southern question, 1in    Illinois, near Chicago, where!    This    southern question is the peeI S^kSiSedrepubUcan families are tak-Und luminous one of aD,no matter how ^^^^Kc MDers, and only ninety-1 much it is ridiculed. The tariff rn an ex A^^SZSrSSeiUes taring repnbu-1 cnange, the cardinal doctrine of faith, ^    ^publics* party to betag true to stands ready to | that is    true to the republic But the re can papers. I?.®., «S*taid"wito!toe’trM goepeL" It I pelican conedenra' wantoeomethtag cover toe law    ^    ^    Beigh-1 which cannot in any sense be called a its circulation and iaflnenM _ deeay Ie WPbMmb (Contenu* Pa Foot TwJ * Miso Willers of KeeKolL Special to Ta Hawk-Btk. Keokuk, Im, April 28.—Miss Frances E. Willard, national president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Unit™, addressed a very large audience at the Chatham Square M. E. church, Sunday evening. Her subject was temperance and social purity. Bef Sa TasA lee tne UAtverstty Special to Thor EUwk-Btb. Iowa City, April 28 —Cedar Rapids and State University teams played game of ball this afternoon, resulting in a score of 8 to I in favor of Cedar Rapids. TM Cornuses App Mn ten Special to Tm Hawk-Btr Dis Moines, la, April 28.—Governor Boite to-day appointed aa tot committee to locate the new industrial home for the adult blind J. B. Elliott of Knaxvffie, 8. Batteries, Maul and Carroll; Gruber and Brennan. Matthews. Umpires, Gunning and National Leacne. Boston, April 28 —Boston 9, New York: 2. Base hits, Boston 14, New York Errors, Boston 5, New York 14. Batteries, Getzein and Hardie; Sharon and Orr-urke. Umpire, McDermot. Brooklyn, April 28.—Philadelphia 0, Brooklyn IO Base hits, Philadelphia 3, Brooklyn IO. Errors, Philadelphia 4, Brooklyn 2. Batteries, Vickery and Clements; Carruthers and Clark. Umpires, West and Pike. Cleveland, April 28 —Cleveland 4, Chicago 5. Base hitp, Cleveland 6, Chicago 9 Errors, Cleveland I, Chicago 2. Batteries. Beatin and Zimmer; Sullivan Laut-r Umpire, McQuaide. Pittsburg, April 28.—Pittsburg 6, Cincinnati 2. Base hits, Pittsburg IO, Cincinnati 6 Errors, Pittsburg 5, Cincinnati 6 Batteries, Bowden and Miller; Duryea and Kennan. Umpire, Z achar iao. Auer Ieee Associative. Rochester, April 28.— Rochester 5. Brooklyh I. Syracuse, April 28.—Syracuse I, Athletics 2 Louilvillr, April 28.—Toledo 0, Louisville 2 Bt. Louis, April 28. —Bt. Louis 9, Columbus 8. Hoffman’s Harmless Heartache Powders brace the nerves, with no after 111 effeot. At Henry’s. Hoes* Seekers’ iSzeereleee. On April 22d and May 20th, the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern R’y., will sell Home Seekers’ Excursion tickets from stations on its line north of and including Iowa Falls, in Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota; to all points in Arkansas, Indian Territory, Texas. New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Montana, South and North Dakota; also to points in Tennessee, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida, at a rate of one fare for the round trip. For further information, enquire of any ticket agent of this railway, or, J. E. HANNEGAN, G. T. & P. A. For delicacy, for purity, and tor improvement of the complexion nothin# equals Poz-zoui’8 Powder. GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS. Peasants aid Lakerers at Tkraatwt tke Lives cf Vienna, April 28 —The peasants sud laborers at Kolcrhea, in Galicia, where anti-Jewish rioting were reported last night are making threats against the lives rf the landlords. Further trouble is feared. The military have been called upon to qu«11 the rioting and troops are being hurried to the town. A BURGOMASTER THREATENED WITH DEATH. Vienna, April 28 —Additional deaths from the riot a Billa make the total number of victims seventeen The burgomaster of Murachan is threatened with death for forbidding the demonstration of May day. The burgomaster of Stocker an, whose house contains a synagogue, hts received a letter warning him that his house will be burned and that not a Jew will escape alive. BOULANGER PLACARDS TORN DOWE. Paris, April 28.—The municipal elections yesterday poised off quietly. The police defaced the placards which dented the candidacy of linger and the due d’Orleans. It is very important in this age of vast material progress that a remedy be pleas ant to the taste and eye, easily'taken, acceptable to tim stomach and healthy Ie its nature and effects. Possessing these qualities, Syrup of Pigs is the cue perfect laxative and most goalie diuretic kiowa. .. . ;