Burlington Hawk Eye, April 30, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye

April 30, 1890

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - April 30, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAWKEYE. Established: Juke, 1839.]BURLINGTON, IOWA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 1890. [Price: 15 Cents pee Week. VETO NIMBI TWO. THE PRESIDENT DISAPPROVES THE DALLIS, TEXAS, PUBLIC BOUDIN BILL A Lively Session of the House-The Senate Considers the Land Forfeiture Bill—A Republican Caucus —General Washington News. Washington, April 29. — President Harrison has vetoed the house bill au thorizing the construction of an addition to the public building at Dallas, Texas, at a cost of 9200,000. The bill as origin ally introduced fixed a 9100,000 limit to the expense and the president cites a letter from the supervising architect of the treasury that an extension of ample dimensions could be erected for 9100, < OOO. The building for which the exten Bion is proposed cost 9125,000 and was only completed last year. The pres! dent says, in part: “I am not unfriendly to a liberal annual expenditure for the erection of pubtic buildings where the safely and convenience of the transaction of public business demands it, and the state returns will permit. It would be wiser in my opinion to build more and less costly houses, and to fix by general law the amount of annual expenditures for this purpose and some order of reference for cities asking for public build* ings. But in view of the pending legislation looking to a very large reduction of our revenues and the urgency and necessity for a large increase of expend! tures in certain directions, I am of the opinion the appropriations for the erection of public buildings and all kindred expenditures should be kept at a minimum until the effort of other probable legislation is accurately measured. The erection of public buildings ia largely a matter of local necessity and convenience, while the expenditures for the enlarged relief of soldiers and sailors of the war; for necessary coast defences, and for the extension of our commerce with other American states, are of universal necessity and involve considerations, not of convenience, but of justice, honor, safety and general’prosperity. ciiion would undoubtedly be affirmed by the supreme c >urt The importer would recover from the public treasury all he had paid in excess of eighteen or twenty-four cents after having already added that excess to the price of the consumer. This could not be prevented now, but congress could prevent importers from continuing this until the supreme court rendered the decision. It was the duty of congress to protect the people and the treasury against this wrong. Mr Mills said the secretary of the treasury's decision was a palpable violation of the law to save the government from plunder, authorized by the illegal act of the secretary to save the people from the burden of paying a duty twice. The government and people had to yield. As palpably wrong as the bill was, it might be better to pass it than to have the people pay the duty twice. McMillan of Tennessee opposed the bill. The committee then rose and Dingly moved further debate be limited to forty minutes. Mr. McMillen thought this too short and the consequence was three roll calls before the motion was agreed to. Another roll call was necessary to resolve the house back into the committee. Messrs. Springer of Illinois, Wilson of West Virginia and Breckinridge of Kentucky opposed the bill. Mr. McKinly defended the decision of the secretary of the treasury. The bill provided for simple justice. It did not increase the duty. The duty now paid was paid under the decision of the secretary; and all the bill did was to continue the collection of duty under the interpretation of the law given by the secretary. Mr. Breckinridge, of Kentucky, offered an amendment providing for free raw wool and a duty of 35 cents advalorem on worsted and woolen cloths After the first of October, 1890. The chairman ruled the amendment out on a point of order on the ground that the bill referred to the classification, and not the rates of duty. * Mr Breckinridge appealed, but the decision was sustained—74 to 36. The committee then rose and reported the bill to the house. On the passage of the bill no quorum waB voted, and there being no quorum present. Dingley, in view of the fact that a republican caucus was called for this evening at 7:30, moved an adjournment, which was carried. _ IOWA FOSL OFFICES* AHS SENATE. TMV Land HIU Cos ald* For f ti lur* •red. Washington, April 29 —In the senate, after the transaction of some routine business of little public importance, tho consideration of the land forfeiture bill was resumed. Mr. Plumb discussed Call’s amendment as to lands in Florida. Mr. Platt interrupted to offer a concurrent resolution (which was agreed to), requesting the president to reiurn the Ok lahoma bill. He explained (owing to an error of his own), the word “west” had been used in place of “east” in the description of boundaries. The consideration of the land forfeiture bill was then resumed. On motion to lay Call's amendment on the table, no quorum voted,; (yeas 27, nays 14), but as a call of the senate showed the presence of flfty-two^mem-bere, Sherman rose and said that whenever a quorum was present and the vote did not disclose that fact, he would in Bist upon the sensible rule that the senators present and not voting should jbe counted. Mr. Blackburn asked if Sherman intended to disregard pairs or the rules of the senate and authorized the presiding officer to do that which the speaker of the house had been engaged in doing. Mr. Sherman said he would not break a pair but it is the duty of every person not paired to vote. He thinks the fact of such senators being present and constituting a quorum may be properly announced by its rules, and that even the rule adopted by tbs house of representatives is in exact accordance with our own rules and with the constitution. After some further debate a vote was again taken and Call’s amendment was laid on the table by a silent party vote— yeas 30, pays 18. <$Mr. Moody offered an amendment (which was agreed to) declaring the act not to be construed to confer any right on any state, corporation or person to lands excepted in grants. The bill was then passed without division. Mr McPherson introduced a bill grant ing a pension of $2 500t a year to the widow of General McClemen; referred. The senate then proceeded to the con sideration of the McKinley administrative customs bill. The bill was read and the amendments recommended by the committee agreed to. Several others were submitted and went over without action. Adjourned. THE HOOSE. ChucM Mad* la Iowa Dnrlac tho Wools Nadine April 19. Special to THI Hawk-Bts. CZJ Washington, April 27 —Postoffice changes in Iowa during the week ending April 26, 1890: Established—Motor, Warren county, Bollin R. Wright, postmaster. Postmoasters Appointed—Bauer, Marion county, George Metz; Carnavoon, Sac county, L. Hunefeld; Epworth, Dubuque county, W. B, Harriman; Ford, Warren county, Mrs. M. Parrell; Huxby, Story county, O. Hutteberg; Olympus, Harrison county, H. P Morrow; Peru, Madison county, Mary E Travis; Rata, Winnebago county, J. P. Kloster; Rob-Beau. Marion county, John T. Walker; St. Paul, Lee county, Frank benny; Westerville, Decatur county, W. W. Palmer; Wichita, Guthrie county, C. C. Nesselroad._ GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS Ail Error lo Discovered Homa Bin in tho Ok la- NOT “TODCHED OFF’YCT I WMT OF HABEAS COBPDS ISSUED DI THE GISE OF C01TKI ll The Coming Electrocution Indefinitely Postponed — How Kemmler Received the News-The Law in the Case-Criminal News. three lives, one passenger, John I Collins, one deck kanji iud Albert Mallory, a waiter, all coxOr^. Wh«n the akra was sounded the entire forward part of the vessel was ablaze- The passengers, I half dressed, were m s terrible elate of alarm. Some jumped, over board and in r fright began iwimming away from the l£^g. CSP** HaU, with rare presence of mind, managed to get all ashore safely. the labor PROBLEM. The Situation at Chias**—Ah A*roo- Auburn, N. Y., announcement this April 29.—The afternoon Chicago, April 29 —To-day was comparatively uneventful in the ^carpenters’ »^ strike and to night the headquarters of that I the journeymen were more desertee than * *    —    —    since the A Tilt Botwoon apiator Rood ae Mr. Mlllo, of Toxao. Washington, April 29 —There was a spirited and heated skirmish in the house to-day when Pierce, of Tennessee, rising to a question of personal privileges, de nied the statement made a few days ago by Evans, of Tennessee, to the effect that there had been ballot stuffing in his dis trict. The speaker ruled that this did not present a matter of personal privi loge. This resulted in some sharp talk, in which the speaker was contradicted by Pierce, and Mills of Texas accused him of fraud. The speaker declared Mills out of order, whereupon he responded: “I am in order, and the speaker is more out of order than the gentle man from Texas. The ruling is simply outrageous.” The matter was then dropped. The senate resolution was concurred in concerning the irrigation of arid lands in the valley of the Rio Grande. The house then proceeded to consider the bill removing the charge of desertion from the record of William Dawson. This soldier was a prisoner during the war, and in order to escape the hardships of prison life enlisted in the con federate army and subsequently returned to the union army. After considerable debate the bill patted. The postoffice apppropriation bill was Washington, April 29 —A clerical error was discovered in the text of the bill establishing the territory of Oklahoma, the boundary line being erroneously given. The bill is still in the interior department and has not been signed by the president. The house has agreed to the senate concurrent resolution requesting the president to return the Oklahoma bill for the purpose of having the error rectified. A REPUBLICAN CAUCUS. The republican caucus to-night considered the McComas bill, commonly known as the anti-gerrymandering bill, and the Morrill service pension bill. McComas explained his bill and referred to the action of the Maryland and Ohio legislatures as indicative of the need for imme diate action on the subject. Lodge, of Massachusetts, endorsed McComas’ views. Kennedy, of Ohio, and Frank, of Missouri, opposed the bill. The latter said it was retro active and would be invidious and unpopular, transferring to the national congress an odious species of gerrymandering which now and then states resort to without effecting any purpose. The debate continued fully two hours and the matter finally went over. KAYOES HENDERSON’ S BILL. Representative Henderson, of Iowa, to day introduced to the house committee on raiiroads and canals, L. S. Coffin, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, who, as a representa live of the Brakemen’s Association of the United States, addressed the committee in favor of the Henderson bill for the protection of railroad employes. A NEW SERVICE PENSION BILL • Ingalls has "introduced a bill grant ing a pension of 96 a month to all persons who served in the late war not less than three months nor more that one year; 98 to these serving more than a year and not over eight hundred days; and those who served over eight hundred days one cent per day for each day’s service. No person who is worth 95,000 or over at the time of application to be entitled to this pension. SIGNED AN ARBITRATION AGREEMENT. The representatives of ten of the sev teen nations participating in the interna tional American conference last Monday signed an agreement drawn up by the conference for a settlement by arbitration of differences and disputes between them. The nations signing were the United States, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Salvador, Honduras, Bolivia, Ecudor, Hayti and the United States of Brazil It is expected three more signatures and seth will be added soon and it is hoped the signatures of all the powers will be secured in the course of the summer and autumn. Great enthusiasm is felt at the state department over the rapid progress of so important a measure. WASHINGTON GOSSIP. The house committee on war claims ordered an adverse report on the Funston hill appropriating 9882,890 to reimburse Konsay for moneys expanded in settle ment of claims for property captured or destroyed by the confederate forces. The expenses of Dolp's senate invest!- Judae Wallace, of the United States circuit court, had issued a writ of habers corpus on the case of the condemned murderer, Wm. Kemmler, returnable June 17, was a great surprise here. For many days the townspeople have been on the verge of expectancy awaiting the execution by electricity for the first time. There has also been in town innumerable newspaper men. the dinner table they intimation when District Attorney Quimby, of Buffalo, said there wouldn’t be any execution and he was going home. The reporters hastened to the prison and after a short time Warden Durston told them the reason. Then there was a wild rush of reporters for the telegraph office, three blocks away and attracted by the running men crowds of people poured out of houses and stores and soon there was a long string of men and children running up the street, while out of the doors and windows were shouted to the van of the procession all sort of inquiries, most frequent of which was, “say, has he been touched off yet?” This expression, “touched off” is the audurn way of referring to electrocution. The writ was obtained in New York by ex-Assistant District Attorney Royer Mr. Sherman. He had never communicated with Kemmler and just who employed him cannot be learned. His connection with the case seems to be like that of W. Bourke Cochran, who a year ago opposed Kemmler’s execution on the ground that it was cruel and unusual, and therefore against the state constitution. There has been little doubt that Cochran had some assistance from the electrical company whose apparatus was chosen for the execution, the company saying it did not want its dynamos used for such purpose. The result of the fight in the state courts was in favor of the new law and since the final decision nothing has been done until to day. Sherman came here to-day in company with H. D. Dailey, who is the attorney for several electric light companies. Both of these gentlemen refused to talk. Warden Durston, who has been bothered greatly by newspaper men and others the past few weeks, at first refused to believe in the genuineness of Sherman’8 papers. Sherman there upon went before Judge Dwight and made the necessary affidavits After which, Warden Durston accepted the service and allowed Kemmler to sign the papers constituting Sherman his attorney. Kemmler, who is very dull of comprehension, paid no attention to what he was signing and knew nothing of the importance of the papers until nearly four o’clock when Warden Durston went in and formerly explained to him what had happened. Even then the prisoner looked as though he did not fully understand, and the warden said: “It means your execution is not coming off now, and that you will have two months, and perhaps longer, to live.” “Oh,” said Kemmler, just as though the facts were beginning to dawn upon him, “that makes me feel much easier.” Kemmler’s face was expressionless, and he sat down without appearing greatly astonished. The future of the case will probably be an other one of protracted litigation, and it may be several weeks longer before a decision of the court is handed down. If the decision is adverse Sherman may appeal it to the United States supreme court and this will result in further delay, The lawyers here declare, however, that the application will not be successful as they assert it is clearly within the limits of the decision of the supreme court in a case where it was claimed the eighth provision of the constitution applied to state laws imposing certain punishments In that case the supreme court decided the provision applied to national and not state legal violations. But should the fede&ral courts decide the law unconstitutional the New York state will be confronted with a problem. There will be in prison a number of condemned murderers who cannot be put to death. The law providing for the rope as a means of execution, it is argued by lawyers, has been supplanted by the electrical law. If the latter is ruled out the state will have no law for capital punishment and any new statute which might be passed providing a means of execution could not effect those sent prior to its passage. WHY THE WRIT WAS GRANTED. Utica, N. Y., April 29 —The clerk of the United States court this evening put the official seal on the Kemmler writ and sent it to Auburn. The petition upon which it was granted sets forth that the punishment imposed in the statute is cruel and unusual, and that it conflicts with the federal constitution in that the punishment imposed deprives Kemmler of life without due process of law, not only in that the mode of putting him to death is unlawful but also that the judicial function of fixing the time of death is taken from the court and delegated to an executive officer or some uncertain substitute A Bus*. Cabbler Minis*. Birmingham, Ala., April 29.— Some | excitement prevails at Nottingham, Ala-bams, over the disappearance of Gany Pittman, cashier of the Bank of Nottingham, and diligent search is being I made for him. The condition of the bank is not known. C«BTl«tt Sill Bn a Guard Black Jack, Texas, April 29 —Yester day, at a convict camp on the railroad I line four miles north of here, four con victs made a break for liberty. They wen fired upon by the guard and one I was killed and another fatally wounded. The other two escaped. at any time since me move ment was inaugurated. This is due to the fact that the determination to make a settlement with the Boss Carpenters and Builders association made the unremitting measures of the last three week’s necessary. The initial steps towards declaring the strike off have been taken, and many members of the new association think work will be resumed Friday. The old Master Carpenters association will be boycotted, This afternoon at J hut they are not losing much sleep over received the first [the prospect. The journeymen’s and bosses’ celebration committee had a lengthy conference this ^ afternoon and arranged for a meeting to-morrow to consider details. A committee from the old masters’ association called on the mayor this afternoon to ask for adequate police protection for non-union men with whom they propose to resume work next week. ^ They were promised protection. Their petition recites acts of violence on the part of the strikers, etc. Later in the day the com mittee of strikers called on the mayor and protested against the charges in the communication. THE COOPERS WILL STRIKE. Chicago, April 29.—The Coopers’ assembly at a meeting to-night decided to demand the eight-hour day and decided to accept a reduction of ten per cent from the present rate in equalization. Committees were appointed to wait on various packing houses, and in case of refusal Hie men will go on a strike Thursday. The police are making elaborate preparations to guard against prospective trouble at the yards. BOSTON CARPENTERS A UNIT ON THE EIGHT HOUR QUESTION. Boston, April 29.—The amalgamated society of carpenters and joiners last night formally decided to co operate with the brotherhood of carpenters. This brings every labor organization in Boston in line for the eight hour movement on May I. PETITION OF THE CARPENTERS* UNION OF WASHINGTON. Washington, April 29.—A petition was presented from local union 367, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, asking congress to amend the laws so as to require the insertion of an eight hour clause in all contracts for government work. A MOATE. BB. RUH I. MULLED BY A SWITCH HME AI OTTDIWi showed the bill burned into the middle and pretty near both ends. Enough I however, remained to be sent to Washington for redemption. GENERAL. FOBXieNNXWA POLISH! "THE GEMS." teries. Daniels and Miller; Coughlin and Nagle. Umpire, Zachariah to Cites the Track and Is Bun Down—A Young Man Attempts Suicide—Terne* Everett’s Freak-State Jfewa- E. P. RIPLEY LEAVES THE “Q.” He Accepts the astond Vice Presidency of tao C , M. and St. P. Chicago, April 29.—General Manager E. P. Ripley, of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, to-day resigned, to take effect June I. He has accepted the second vice presidency of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul road and will have entire charge of the operating and traffic departments. The Burlington directors to-day elected George B. Harris, now vice president of the Burlington and Northern, as second vice president of the “Q” system to succeed H. B. Stone. He will act temporarily as general manager. _ RAILROAD MATTERS. 9pe«iaIto The Hawk-Eye Ottumwa, April 29.—A very sad accident occurred this morning about eight o clock on the “Q.** tracks near the packing house of Morrell & Co. Mrs. 8arah J. Hobbs, an aged woman sixty-four years old, wife of A. W. Hobbs, met her death almost instantly. Mike Johnson with the “Q.” switch engine 315 was pulling out twelve cars of coal on the packing house switch. He noticed the aged woman about seven feet from the track and supposed she was standing there waiting for the engine to go by. His fireman, F. B. Noble, also noticed her and supposed she Would make no attempt to cross, but as they passed the spot they saw the worn face wearing the deepest expression of pain, the gray hair dishevelled and the unmistakable signs of an accident in the pool of blood near by. Stopping the engine they ascertained that she had endeavored to cross the track at an inopportune moment and had both legs cut off just below the knee. In twenty minutes she was dead from the shock and loss of blood, although a physician was quickly summoned. Tried to Hmm* Himself. Waucoma, lo., April 29.—Yesterday morning Jim Doyle, a young man about eighteen years old, working for a farmer near town, was about to hang himself when he was discovered by the farmer’s wife. He had climbed to the top of the barn and had a rope around his neck. He had a plank so fixed that by pulling out a fork it would let the plank drop, and he would fall fifteen feet. He had written a letter to his mother, stating that he was tired of life and that he was no good to any one and had batter be out of the way. When he was discovered he tried to have the woman go away and leave him. _ Verso* Everett’* Freak* Special to The Hawk-Eye. Grinnell, Iowa, April 29.—Vernon Everett, the medical student whose mys terious disappearance from Chicago created great anxiety to his parents here, was found in Denver by his father and nought back here. He cannot explain tow he came to leave Chicago, except that he was seized by an uncontrollable desire to get away. He went first to Kansas City and then to Denver. He seems to have been laboring under a craze of some kind. MUJ Am areolet* Arrest#* is Peris. Paris, April 29.—Twelve anarchists! were arrested in this city yesterday. Among those taken into custody were! Marquis de More* and his secretary. A i number of additional arrests were made at various places throughout France of j persons charged with inciting workmen to riot and pillage on May I. Forty more anarchists were arrested in this city for attempting to create disorders by inciting the workingmen. QUEEN VICTORIA. Berlin, April 29—Queen Victoria left Darmstadt for England this morning. HIS TITLE DIES WITH HIM. London, April 29. - Edward Hammond, the first Baron Hammond, is dead. His father was the first minister from Great Britain to the United States. With his death the title becomes extinct. RARE LUCK INURED. Assert na aeeeeSMfesi. nfiiu«...    ,    Rochester,    April    29.—Rochester BORLH8TOK 8 BiLL PLA YESS DO THE Brooklyn game postponed en account of wet grounds. BREIT ACT AT QDBICY, By Superb Playing They WI* the Initial Game ef the Interstate Season—The Games Elsewhere -General Sporting Hews* Bt Louis, lumbus I. Louilvillb, April 29,-isville 4 Syracuse, April 29.—Syracuse-Athletic game postponed on account of rain. April 29. —St Louis 5, Co--Toledo 2, Lou in tebstatk LEAGUE, Won. Lost. P’r C*t Burlington..... Evansville..... Peoria.......... Quincy......... Haute loco loco 1000 Mbs* BW Castelli House O: Milwaukee, April 29.—An evening [Wisconsin special from Port Huron, Michigan, says the tug hand of the Lynn line was seized by customs author- Street Railroads Purchased by u Syndicate. St. Louis, April 29.—It is reported from San Antonio. Texas, that a Chicago syndicate purchased all the street rail roads of that city, the price paid amounting to 91,500 OOO. A NBW RAILWAY COMPLETED. Lisbon, April 29.—Advices from Dela goa Bay state that the railway from Delagoa Bay to the frontier of the Transvaal Republic is completed and open to traffic. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNION PACIFIC. Boston, April 28.—The Union Pacific issued its annual report to stockholders to-day. While the report shows substantially the same result as for 1888, the whole system shows a comparative loss in the surplus cf 9407,000, the total surplus for the year being 11,145.000 against, 91,552 OOO last year. The whole system of 5,180 miles shows net earnings of 911, 196,000, an increase of $735,000. The total debt to the government December 30, 1888, was 950,008,000; the amount to the credit of the sinking fund in the United States treasury was 99,886,000, an increase of 91,047,000 for the year. THE B & O. GIVES IN. Pittsburg, April 28.—The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad company to-day granted the demands of their employes for an advance. This ii the first break in the railroad lines. THE GENERAL PASSENGER AGBNT8. Chicago, April 29.—The general pas sanger agents of the western roads mat to-day and made some progress towarc the reorganization of the Western States Passenger association. SERIOUS FATALITIES* Two Children Killed by rn Faille* Tree aad a Bab* Burned to Death. Ashland, Wis., April 29 —Yesterday at Marengo, a small town twenty miles from here, two small children of Anton Foraker were killed by a falling tree, which their father had chopped down In the afternoon of the same day the dwelling occupied by Ole Hanson, a wood chopper, was destroyed by fire and his babe burned to death. The father was badly burned while trying to rescue the crib in which he thought the infant was, but when it was too late, found that the baby had been left in the house. CONFLAGRATION. Destructive Prairie Firs* in tbs Sioux Reservation. Minneapolis, April 29.—a Journal’s Pierre 8. D., special says destructive prairie fires have been raging in the Sioux reservation. A man named Shoun lost fifty head of cattle and n^w?v escaped with his life. The fire wu aet bv Indians, who have since been mealed. INCENDIARY FIKES. Vienna,.April 29--Great fires have occuiTed in Czortkow, Jezlerzang and Beiothow. They tie uadoubtodly of ta-cen di.ry origin and owing to agrarian Inspecting tbs Natloaal Guard. Special to Thi Hawk-Eyx. Des Moines, April 29 —The annual inspection of the Iowa National Guard has begun. Colonel Gilchrist of Iowa City, commanding the Third regiment, inspected companies A and H and the regimental band to-night. The colonel was accompanied by the adjutant and major of the regiment. The battalion made a fine showing, with very few ab sentees. _ Horse Thieves, Beware. Fort Dodge, lo., April 28.—An anti horse thief association has been organ ized at Dayton, in the south part of Webster county. The organization is made up of farmers, many of whom have suffered from the depredations of horse thieves, and its object is to hunt up and bring to justice any marauder who operates in that part of the county. Numerous thefts recently, in which the horse stealers escaped, have caused the farmers to take this step. _ Death Preferred to Paralysis. Special to Thi Hawk-Eyx. Des Moines, April 29.—Lewis Wells, a resident of East Des Moines, attempted suicide by cutting his throat with a pocket knife this morning. The fear that he would not recover from a para! ytic stroke with which he was attacked last Saturday caused the rash act. He will recovery_ HAWK-EYE GLANCES. then reported and placed on the calen-1 gating committee was about 92,060 der, after which the house went into I Several correspondents who were kept committee of the whole on the bill pro-1 under subpoenas fifty-one days, although Tiding for classification of worsted I onlF testifying twice, have been paid cloths and linens.    19153 each. and are in hopes another in The senate bill wai passed for Hie dis -1 vestigation will be instituted, pocal of the Fort Sedgwick military I The president has appointed ex Dover-reservation in Colorado and Nebraska I nor Jerome, of Michigan, chairman of The houseiwenttate committeei of the ICherokee cammtaion, rice Angus.    u}    lwunlx whole on the bill providing for the | c^5ier°“*:fnrrjtn •„ I hies to-day for violation of the interns- IS?®Be south of The house committee on territories to • | ]ftva md her owners were fined I Dayton, was burned to the ground lest day authorised a favorable report on the [troubles. A RESIDENCE BUSHED [ Special to Tm Hawk-Etb, * ' .■SUSS*!®    residence classification of worsted cloths as I *«» bouw wuuumw ««    w    I tional laws woolens.    I day authorized a favorable report on the I? Mr. Dingley said the object of the bill I bill enlarging the scoop of the Edmunds-1 was to make clear the question which Tucker anti polygamy act by disfren-1 I chining the adherents to the Mormon [faith who refuse to take the prescribed had arisen in regard to the classification of worsted goods under the existing tariff and to correct all doubt and misapprehension. Mr Carlisle said the effect of the bill would be simply to raise the compel tory duty on worsted cloths from 181 24 cents to 85 cents, thus placing thane goods on the same footing as woolen elctths, The present secretary of the treasury in the I toe of the law had decided tiiat no legislation was necessary to oorrset the inequality and that under the law he would direct the customs officers to Impose the specific duty of 35 cents on worsted cloths. The im-rters paid a higher rata of duty under lathe circuit court of New rh it had been decided the higher wsx ^authorized aad the de- oath. _ Blent Japaasee Weassa aiWesalsl San Francisco, April 29.—A steamship that arrived this morning from! Kong and Yokohama bringa news that one the arrival of a Japanese steamer in | Hong Kong March 26th, from Nagasaki, the bodies of eight dead Japanese women sre discovered in the hold, having been suffocated during passage. They bed stored themselves away in an endeavor to leave the oountry. Three Mew Dr«ws«A Newport, Vt., April 29.—A boat containing four men capsized oa the lake last night and three of the men were I drowned.    _ of the    U*‘ saved, and the family had a escape from death. The lots ammlSfto 91,000, covered by 9700 insurance^ An Insane Mother’s Act.—Mrs. Jas. Lyons, of Mills county, became insane and attempted to drown her two children. She then tried to jump into a well, but was restrained by he husband. A New High School.—Plans have been adopted and the contract awarded for the new high school building at Cedar Rapids. It will seat 400 pupils and will be one of the finest structures of the kind in the state. Died at Prayer Meeting.—George H. Higgins, one of the oldest citizens of Oskaloosa, dropped dead at a prayer meeting last Friday evening. He was a man eminently respected by all and well known throughout the state. Will Close the Saloons.—Mayor Palme:, of Sioux City, has changed his tastics eegarding the saloons and caused the chief of police to notify all the salons to close May 1st or prepare for a vigorous prosecution under the Clark aw. Won the Flag.—Principal Phillips, of the Oskaloosa city schools, has re ceived word that the Oskaloosa schools lad won the Iowa flag offered by the Youth’s Companion for the best essay on he American flag. The essay was written by Miss Bettie, daughter of Judge J. Kelley Johnson, of that city. The State’s Finances —The amount of funds in the state treasury at the dose of business Saturday show over 9200,000 on hand, making allowance for ioating warrants now outstanding, and there is 9157,000 left on the credit side of the ledger. It is but a short time ago that the state wiped out its debt of near y 91,000,000 and now it is getting rich very fast. A Fatal Jump.—Charles Pierce, a musician was instantly killed Friday aft ernoon, while jumping on * moving train on the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern. Desiring to stop at Bi™te-burg, eight miles north of Independence, and learning that the train — stop, he attempted to jump. was crushed and death was 6001 „ . Will vote on a Court House.—A special election is ordered in Dubuque county upon the quartic* of .new court house for Tuesday, June 8, 1890. The | One Reporter Who Fell Upon en Jteeie-stastleal Red of Down. Cfaicao MalL “There are not many men in public affairs who waste any sentiment on reporters,' ’ said Robert M. A. Lane of the Times. “They are rather inclined to look on the newspaper representative as one of the tentacles of a devil fish and to step on it and bruise it on general principles at every opportunity. If they want the reporter to do something for them they are as friendly as a porous-plaster, but if they do not they take occasion to snub him—when they can. But Dr. Thomas of the People’s Church isn’t this class. He is a man who has something like human sympathy for his fellows, and that, too, when he cannot be accused of having any selfish interest at stake. “A shorn time ago I was assigned to get a synopsis of his Sunday morning sermon. It happened that tile night before news was rampant, and I was hustling, with a lot of other reporters, on a veiy important local sensation until the second edition went to press. As a consequence I looked rather fagged out when I presented myself at Dr. Thomas’s house early the next afternoon and asked to be allowed to look over the manuscript of his sermon and make a transcript thereof. He took me into his library and seated me at his desk, with a few cordial words made me feel at home. Then he sat down and I pitched into my work. After a few minutes he said; ‘Were you at work late last night, Lane?* I told him I was laboring until nearly 8 o’clock on the sensation which all the Sunday papers contained. “ ‘You must be tired,' he said. ‘You look tired ’ I laughed and told him that I was, but that suck a consideration didn’t count in the newspaper business. “ ‘Well, I’ve preached my regular aer mon and conducted two funerals to-day,’ he said, in his slow, comfortable style, ‘and I’m pretty tired myself; but I don’t believe I’m as tired as you are. Now, you lie down here on this lounge and go to sleep while I write a synopsis of that sermon for you.’ I protested feebly, as I was bound in decency to do, but the good Doctor gently insisted, and in a moment or two I was stretched out on his comfortable library lounge and he was tucking a blanket around me. ‘I will guarantee,” he said, as he fixed me up snugly, ‘that you won’t catch any theological heresies from this blanket, and it will keep you from tak ing cold.’ “Then he sat down at his desk and wrote, while I, tired as I was and lulled by the delicious consciousness of kindly sympathy, drifted off into the sweetest sleep imaginable. I was awakened by the Doctor’s finger and thumb on my ear, and sat up and got my bearings while he stood and smiled with satisfaction. ‘You were sleeping so soundly and evidently enjoying it so much that I cou'dn’t bring myself to awaken you earlier,’ he said. ‘Here is your copy It is 6:80.’ “I had slept away the whole af ternoon while he had done my work and enjoyed seeing me rest. Now, there’s my idea of a thoroughly good man.” River Record. A rise of one-half inch is recorded by the gauge, making the total height above low water eight feet eleven and one-half inches. The rafter Thistle passed up yesterday to bring a raft cut of New Boston Bay. The Golden Gate met with the most serious mishap encountered by a steamer in this neighborhood since the Everett disaster. She had a large log raft in tow for St. Louis, which came in collision with the draw pier of the railroad bridge below the city. The raft was almost completely demolished and the logs floated down the stream, the sport of the swirling current. There is a very strong cross current between the sheer boom and the draw pier and the tug was unable to bring her raft about before it struck upon the pier. The tug in her efforts to save the raft herself struck upon the pier and had her guards torn away. Terre ___ Galesburg____ Special to THI Hawk-Eyx. Quincy, IIL, April 29 assembled at the base ball para this afternoon to witness the initial game in the interstate season. The borne team showed that they were no match for the visitors who were too much for them at every point. They lacked the dash dis played by their opponents and were notic ably outplayed at the bat and in the field Anderson was in the box for the visitors and pitched his usual strong and steady game. He was hit but seldom and managed to keep those hits widely scattered. One of the features of the game was Shugert’s playing at short. It was beautiful—magnificent. Some of his stops were truly marvelous. The fielding of Cole, Murray and Kalz was also very clean, while the batting of Katz, Fuller, Van Zant and Shugert was among the artistic and much applauded features of the contest. Neal, the home pitcher, was hit very hard. “Hunkey” Hines was all hunkey behind the bat. He supported Anderson in great form and his throwing to bases was superb, indeed. The following is the OFFICIAL SCORE. QUINCY. Wee term AuodtUes. Milwaukee, April 29.—Milwaukee 16, St Paul 5. Minneapolis, April 29.—Minneapolis 13, Des Moines 5. Omaha, April 29 —Omaha 7, Sioux City 4 Denver, April 29.—Denver 3, girfftr City 4. “No LieKl*’. Ne Lerelm’.” A big crowd | Special to Turn Hawk-Eyx. Iowa City, April 29.—The game of ball between the Cedar Rapids league team and University team to-day resulted in a score of 7 to 2 in favor of Cedar Rapids._ THS TURF. TM* Na»hvill# Usee*. Nashville April 29—First Race— Tnraa-sear olds and upwards, thirteen* sixteenths of a mile; Eight to Seven won, Tom Carl st cond, Chilhowie third; time, I 24. Second Raro—Two year-olds, five furlong; Snug Knay won Rose Howard sesonri, Piaarra third; time, 1:044-. Third Raco—Three-year-old fillies, six furlongs; Helte- Skelter won, English Lady second, Lady Blackburn third; time, 1:164. Fourth Race—-Duncan Hotel stakes, one mile; Rob ^pierre won, Morn second, Atreus third; time, 1:43. Fifth Race—Nicholson House handicap. sweep stakes, three-year-olds and upwards, mile and seventy yards; Huntress won, Billy Pinkerton second, Bonnie King third; time. 1:374. PLAY BRS. AB R BH SB PO A < Fiaher, ss........ 3 I 0 0 3 rt I Prescott, c. f..... 5 I I 0 I I n Long, 2b ......... 6 0 2 2 2 I 0 Cling, r. f. ....... 4 0 0 I 0 c 0 Murray, l.f.. o I 0 I 3 0 0 Hal. Hunger, lb.. 3 0 I 0 ll 0 0 Vandiver, 3b...... 4 0 0 0 I 2 I Mahoney, o...... 3 0 I 0 3 I I Neal, p............ 3 I) 0 0 0 b 0 Totals. 38 3 6 4 24 ie 3 BURLINGTON S. PLAYERS. AB R BH SB PO A E Shujrert, ss....... 4 I 2 2 2 6 0 Katz, c. t......... 4 3 3 2 2 0 () Hines, c........... J. 2 I I 4 I 0 Fuller, r. t........ 5 3 3 I I 0 0 Breckenridge, 1 b 4 2 2 0 13 0 I Corbett, 2d b..... 3 0 0 0 2 o 0 Van Zant, 3d b.... 6 0 3 0 n 3 0 Anderson, p...... 5 I J 0 0 4 u Cole, l.f.......... 4 I I 0 3 0 0 Totals......... I 39 13 ie 6 27 16 I SCORE BY INNINGS. 123456789 Quincy............Jt    OOOOOUlO-3 Burlington..........4 0 2 3 3 I 0 0 x—13 SUMMARY. Earned Runs—Burlington* 5, Quincy 1. Two-Base Hits—Hunger. Hines, Van Zant. Three-Base Hits—Katz and Shugert. Base on [tails—Quincy 7, Burlington 6 Left on Bases—Quincy 9, Burlington 6. Struck Out—By Neal 2, Anderson 4. Peoria 12, Galesburg 5. Peoria, April 29.—The score of the game here was: Peoria............... 40204200 c—12 Galesburg.......... 00004010 0—6 Batteries, Hoskins, Johnson; Weddige, Sharp. Umpire, Hall. Evansville ll, Terre Hails 6. Special to the Hawk-Eyx. Terre Haute, Ind.. April 29—The opening game of the Interstate League in this city to-day resulted in a sound defeat for the home club. A good crowd j was present. The score: Terre Haute  I 20nino02— 6! Evansville...........1    0 1 2 3 0 2 2 *-11 Batteries. Terre Haute, Vogel and Burnett; Evansville, Dolan and Trast. Errors, Terre Haute 8, Evansville I. Earned runs, Evansville 2. Base hits, off Vogel ll, Dolan 8. Two base hits, Burnett, Lansford, O’Connor, Trast 2 Three base hits, Vogel Home run, Dolan. Passed balls, Burnett I, Trast 2. Time of game, 1:55. Th* Elizabeth Reese. Elizabeth, April 29 —The last part of the spring meeting of the New Jersey Jockey Club opened to day. First Race—Five eighths of a mile; Salisbury won. Fitz Roy second, Ranc> cobs third; time. 1.034. Second Race—Three fourths of a mile; Prince Howard won, Flambeau second, Kempland third; time, 118. Third Race—Three fourths of a mile; Count Luna won. Royal Gartir second, Little Barefoot third; time, 1:17| Fourth Race—One and one eivhth miles; Judge Morrow won, Jack Rose second, Homopather third; time, 2:01f Fifth Race—Half mile; Highland Lassie won, Young Grace second, Claudine third ; time. 0:51. Sixth Race—One mile; Sparling won, Little Jack second; Hamlet third; time, 1:46|.    _ Eu pc pay. This is what you ought to have, in fact, you must have it, to fully enjoy life. Thousands are searching for it daily, and mourning because they find it not. Thousand upon thousands of dollars are spent annually by our people in the hope that they may attain this boon. And yet it may be had by all. 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Boston, April 29 —The following is the score: Boston...............0    6    0 4 0 3 2 0 1—15 New York...........0    0    0 3 3 6 0 0 1-13 Base bits, Boston 13, New York 9 Errors, B?ston 12, New York 12 Bat-I teries, Daly, Madden and Murphy; O’ Day aud Ewing. Umpires, Gaffney and Barnes. Brooklyn, April 29.—The following is the score: oooni 222—7 0 2 3 1 4 0 2 *-14 7, Philadelphia 13 ll, Philadelphia 6 Daly and Murphy; Umpires, Fer- o 2 PARSON AX*. People aaa Oat of would not His skull | instantan- That Were la Tewa Yesterday. Zephyr and Madras shirts, T. A H. Senator Woo Ison was In the city yesterday. Mrs. Jason Calkins la visiting relatives in the city. J. Beatty of Wellman, la., was in the city last evening. Dr. J. J. Hunt left yesterday afternoon for a ten day’s business trip. C. A Machesney left Monday for Knoxville, Illinois, In the interests of his firm. Mr. J. IL CsrroU of Unionville, Mo., WM In tim city last evening on his way to Chicago. Miss Emma Goe, of Mt. Pleasant, Is visiting at the residence of her brother. Conductor goe. Mr. C.W. Waite of 111 Marshall street returned home Friday with a malady very much BUUM aw *    »  --  '    ..     t-    I    luraeu u"luo question to be voted for by the people I resembling the grip will be one of authorizing tee board OI I J g Cannon, of Monmouth, superintendent r~.pTunrM iune bonds to the amount I of the schools of Warren county, Illinois, wm thepurpose of building alto the city yesterday. Of 9125,000 for the IJUlptee^ I    w ^ Olm. piano toner for G. R. Langford, Mew court house. These ponds    MB    I retnrDed 1Mt evening from a hotness trio ran for twenty-five years and ire to    draw I    Des Moines. Ottumwa and Fairfield. Interest at the rate Of 4 per tent.    I    Mr. R. M. Dodd, editor of the Knights* interest M ine raic r. 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Brooklyn, April 29.—The following is the score: Boston.............. 10000100    0—2 SoS^.::::::r.:.. o    n i o o o o    m Batteries, Nichols and Ganzel; Hughes and Daly. Umpires, Bowers and McDermitt. Bete hits, Boston 6, Brooklyn i. Errors, Boston 4, Brooklyn I. Cleveland, April 39.—The score by innings: Cleveland............0    0 8 0 3 0 0 0    0-3 dndmatil .......0    0180000    1-2 Bate hits, Cleveland 8, Cincinnati 6. Errors, develaed I, Cincinnati I. Batteries. GQks and Zimmer; Foreman and Smile Umpire, NcQuaid*. April 29.—The score by r Before tee Footlights. Cincinnati Timea-Stsr. During the performance of “Richelieu” by the Booth Modjeska company not long ago there was an episode which pointed a moral, if it did not adorn the tale, and caused a a ripple of merriment. It will be remembered that when Richelieu proposes to read his verse! to Joseph the latter remarks aside: “Strange that so great a statesman should be so bad a poet.” “Eh, Joseph,” says the cardinal, “what were you saying?” Joseph replies: “I said it was strange that so great a statesman should be so sublime a poet.” “No he didn’t!” piped a voice in the audience near the stage. It was from a little girl who then stood up and continued: “The priest has lied! He said it the other way!” Th* arlington neats (St. L...K. GU. VV. Ii. Ii.) to Kanas* City For Kansas City, Bt. Joseph and local points on the H. & St. J. R. R , take the 8t. L , K & N W. R. R., which runs through Pullman sleeping and chair cars from Burlington to Quincy, making connection there with the C., B. & Q. “Eli,” a Bolid vestibuied train direct to St. Joseph, Atchison and Kansas City. Pullman palace sleeping cars and free I reclining chair cars. For full particulars apply to A. B. Cleghorn, Ticket Agent, Union Depot, Burlington. Town_ Fas rn of merest. The Arri white man hanged in Missis-I Sippi for murdering a negro wm executed March 19 last. The strongest influencw were brought to bear to prevent the exe- [ cation, but the governor refused to interfere. The situation in Rio de Janeiro is still somewhat uneasy. The garrison of the city recently became disaffected and was ordered to the south. The troops refused to go, and the government canceled the order. The oldest centenarian on record in recent times was known es * Old Parr,” iii Englishman. He was 152 years and 9 months old when he died, and it is said chat he would have lived longer had he not been taken from his quiet country home to be shown to Charles I. He was a laborer, and worked hard up to his 120th year. The Trappista and certain reformers of the Bended ines never eat meat, aad the Dominicans only eat it when they are preaching. The Capuchins keep two Lints, the usual one, and another of about equal length in the autumn. The Jesuits on the other hand, during the long course of years which they devote to study are dispensed from fMting, and sometimes, but not always, from abstinence. ________„ Notice to Ceatnwtets, Sealed proposals for grading, curbing and paving, with brick, Angular sweet from Boundary to Summer street, aad Bummer street from Angular to Dodge streets; also for grading alley No. 8 from Spring to Franklin streets, will be received at the city clerk’s office until May 5, 1890. For plans and specifications call at the cit;' engineer’s office. The city council reserves the right to reject Gff or all bids. William Bteyh, _City    Engineer. Weeping Spouse—I shall erect a monument to you, dearest, when you ere gone. I shall have “Loving Husband** engraved on the bottom of the column. Dying Advertiser — Good heavens, Pauline, that will never do! 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