Burlington Hawk Eye, May 6, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye

May 06, 1890

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - May 6, 1890, Burlington, Iowa / - 1st Page—General News. Sd Page—Editorial and State. 3d Page—Home News. 4th Page—Sporting, Markets. THE ON HAWK-EYE. 1st Pago—General News, id Page—Edit 3*1 Page—Honu 4th Page—Sp* lend News. 'v orial and State. ii News. rting. Markets. ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.)BURLINGTON, IOWA, TUESDAY’ MORNING, MAY 6, 1890. PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK. TIME FOR TARIFF TALK. Argument on the Bill to Commence This Week. ’I he River and Harbor Rill Slde-tracked-Its Supporters Much Disgruntled— Preparing for Senator Deck s Funeral—Capital News. bor of whom are apparently worthless. A hasty examination of the books of the concern by the assignee gives him the impression he can pay seventy-five cents on the dollar, but the hopes of the assignee •are not shared by the creditors, who are all Berlin people. Checks are ffi-ing held as collateral. A SWEEPING VICTORY. The Carpenters Come Out Successfully in Their Strike. debate on charities bilk rejects the clause providing for church expenses. Premier Crispi thereupon declared he would resign in order to decide the Question of dissolution of the cabinet, or its reconstruction under Signer Saraeco. His an noune-ement caused great excitement. WIGAL COMPENSATION. Washington, May A — Immediately after adjournment of the house this afternoon the republican members assembled to endeavor to ascertain the feeling respecting the proper time to be allowed for debate in the house on the tarifl bill and to reach an understanding that may be adopted as the policy of the party. I lie river and harbor bill managers made a strenuous effort to have that ap- , propitiation bill made a special order for J consideration to conclusion bt;fore the i tariff bill >lje>u!<i be taken up. and Representative Henderson made a statementof the reasons why this should be done. I lie majority of the members could not be made like. his view. for it was decided, 90 to 19, That the tariff bill was a matter of prime importance and should be called ofi Wednesday, ft was agreed that the general debate should go on for four days, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week, with night sessions for speeches. Eight days additional Would then be allowed for the consideration of the bill by paragraphs under the five minute rule. On May til the previous quest iou on the final passage of the bill is to be considered ordered by tin- terms of the special rule to be. adopted. The river and harbor men made another effort, this time seeking to have adopted special rules providing for the consideration of their bill immediately after the final action upon tin1 tariff bill, but were again defeated. There was some. talk about the remaining business before congress and ii became, evident, the general feeling was that a final adjournment could be reached about the, middle of duly. The members of the committee on rivers and harbors felt indignant over the manner in which their bill was sidetracked. They appreciate the fact that unless early action i> taken upon that measure it may lack tin* reasonable time required for due consideration of it by the senate. Yielding to the inevitable, however, they are determined to press its consideration as soon as tile tariff bill is out, of the way aud will antagonize all oilier legislation until the river and harbor hill is disposed of. The Montgomery Bauk Trouble. Nor. KISTO WX, Pa.. May 5.—There was considerable excitement about the Montgomery National bank this forenoon when the doors of the bank were opened. The officers of the bank and the Montgomery Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit company are both in the same building. The Trust company had a heavy run and about half past ten suspended, awaiting tim arrival of cash. Later the payment was resumed by the Trust company. The impression among the conservative financiers is that the bank is entirely sound. but that the Trust company is considerably involved. RAILROADMATTERS. Tile Arbitration Committees Finally Agree Cpon Details—An Eight-Hour Day Provided For—The Strike Situation Elsewhere. —Tho great carpenter tied so far as tho An Incendiary Fire at Clinton. Clinton. la.. May 3.—An incendiary fire in the southern district of Clinton early yesterday morning destroyed nine wooden buildings, the loss being 8?.500 GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS. A Farmer Carried to the Mountain*. Valencia, May 5.—A party composed , fifty feet all around, than a big front j yard filii of tall armless trunks with I frowsy tops. Washington is one of the n    __ .    j few cities where trees can be grown to -; Des    Moines    Excited    Over    Charges    ; maturity on most of its streets." But it J was a mistake to plant them so dost*. With the impervious pavements not more than half of them can got nourishment Th.    t    ] enough to survive many years, and then Hie Matter    to    be    invest!gated-A Young    J those that remain will look ugly for lack I of lower branches.” Chicago, May 5. tors' strike is finally new bosses’ association is concerned, j 0f tf.„ mon made a raid upon a farm near Fully four thousand journeymen carpen- j t,-ity and captured tho owner, carolers will go to work by Thursday. The I iIlg 0ff to the mountains, where thoy i held him prisoner until his son paid AMONG THE DEPARTED. of the A rrnJigriiM-ii t h for the Funeral Late Senator Reek. Washington, May r».—Formal announcement of Senator Beck's death was iii ade to the senate, by Mr. Blackburn. Resolutions were adopted for the appointment of a committee to superintend tin* funeral in I fie senate chamber to-morrow at one o'clock and the senate adjourned. The presiding officer announced the. following committee to attend the funeral and have full charge of the arrangements:    Senators    Blackburn. 11 arri >, Vance, Henna, Dawns, Evarts and .Manderson. 'I'lie, formal announcement of t he death of Senator Beele was made to the house I his afternoon. The speaker appointed the following commit lee to take charge of the funeral arrangements on the part id the house:    Messrs. Breckenridge, llolman, Blount. Bland. Hatch. Wilson of Kentucky. Banks, Bunnell and But-tiTwortIi. The house then adjourned. The committee on arrangements of the two houses of congree and pall-bearers will meet at Hie house id' Representative Breckinridge to-morrow morning. At one o'clock Senator Beck ta ken to I lie Marble room aud I here remain to be I hi bl ic until I I:.'to o'rl* »ck. houses have assembled chamber t lie body will I AI one o'clock, upon t he of I lie presiding officer. I s body will be of t hi' senate, viewed by the After tlie two iii the senate ie taken t here, announcement haplain Butler TruHt.ee .fest*up’s Suit Igniimt the illinois Central. CITH'.\oo. May 5.—Judge Blodgett today denied temporarily the motion to make Maurice D. O'Connell a party complainant in tim suit of M. K. Jessup, trustee, against the Illinois Central, Cedar Falls and Minnesota and Dubuque and Sioux City railroad companies. The court, however, gave O’Connell leave to renew his motion when the case was reached for hearing. The motion was based on the petition which contains some serious allegations. Jessup some time ago began. in his j capacity as trustee, proceeding to compel I the Sioux City and Illinois Central roads to fulfil their contracts in the leases j made by the Cedar Falls ami Minnesota j road. These contracts provided that t he lessees should keep the road-beds iii repair and plants iii operation. Thesuits are said to have never been proser ated. O’Connell's petition alleges the neglect is caused by Jessup being interested in the Dubuque road, which is affiliated with the Illinois Central. O’Connell is a trustee of the mortgage executed by the Cedar Falls and Minnesota road, and claims to be, ready and anxious to push the. suits, adding that, there, is every reason to oelicve the Illinois Central can be held liable. Santa Fe Officers Fleeted. Chicago, May 3.—At the annual meeting of tlie Chicago, Santa Fe and California road to-day the old officers and directors were re-elected. Hall am! r\-Chnplain Bullock will conduct the funeral ceremonies. The funeral procession will then march to Hie Baltimore ami Colonia* station, from where a special I rain will convey t In* remains to Lexington. Kent lick v. TIO GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS. Torpedo Remarkable Hun of th* Roat. Cunning. \\ \shino ion, May lh—The torpedo float Cushing arrived in the Vashlngton navy yard yesterday afternoon at Ohio o'clock, having made tin- run from New York in 281 hours, a performance that beats all previous records. She used only one boiler with an average pressure of eighty pounds of steam, and notwithstanding the weather was thick and heavy made an a\erage speed of fifteen knots. Naval officers are enthusiastic over the performance of the Cushing and say lier run from Newport to New York and then to Washington is unpar-elleii. Washington Gossip. The conference report on the Oklahoma bill was agreed to in the house yes-te rday. The meeting of the republican national committee w loch w as to have boon held in this city May 7th has been postponed until May 12th to suit the convenience of several members of the committee. A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. Two Children Killed, Two Radii Hurt and tin* Mother Driven Insane. VY I-: STC I it'.STF a. Ba.. May a.—Mrs. John Fitzpatrick is this morning insane, driven so by the awful and fatal accident to her two children yesterday afternoon. Mr. Fitzpatrick had placed the two little ones and his two nieces in a carriage to take them to Oakland cemetery. Before lie could get in. Millie, his eight-year-old si»ii. struck tho horst* with a whip and it ran away. All tho children were thrown out upon a pile of stones. Willie was instantly killed, Clara, aged six. had lier skull so badly fractured that she will die. aud tin' other two children are badly, and possibly fatally, injured. An Important Meeting of Western way Presidents. Chicago, May r>.—The much talked of meeting of t he western railway presidents convened here to-day to discuss the rate situation and attempt once more to a Apt an agreement strong enough to hold the roads together. The gathering was entirely distinct from the interstate commerce railway association. Every line in the west was represented iii person or by letter of its chief officer. Chairman Midgley’s statement that there could be no legal objection to dividing the earnings after they had been honestly earned by means of reasonable rates, met with unanimous approval, and it was practically decided the outcome of the gathering, if successful, would he that, or a division of the traffic. All the roads were ready Lo sign tho agreement for a division of traffic provided such arrangements could be devised not. violating the section of the interstate law prohibiting pooling. ’The matter will be. further considered to-morrow. Resolutions wen* adopted that the traffic managers of the various lines shall meet Thursday for the purpose of calling one or more organizations to govern the freight, traffic iii the territory of the Western Freight and Trans-Missouri associations. and arrange fora restoration of rates as the earliest possible date. The F.lks Restrained. Ni.w York. Alay 3.—Justice Barrett to-day granted a temporary injunction restraining the Elks from holding their annual meeting this year iii Cleveland, Ohio. The organization was formed in New York in 1887, and the balance of power used to be in the east, but now tin* west has the majority. Several years ago the grand lodge went to Philadelphia in spite of great objection on the part of the New York members. Finally an amendment to the constitution was adopted providing that by a majority vote tin' grand lodge meetings might be held outside of this state. This time Cleveland had the plurality but the majority was against it and Treasurer Mendel sued for an injunction, contending a plurality is not a majority. Arguments will b<* heard later. arbitration committees of the new bosses’ association and strikers met this evening and settled the last detail. The journey- J men achieved an almost sleeping vie- I tory. They made concessions on but two j points. The only disappointment was that j the stubbornness of the old masters asse- j cia lion has left its members wholly out j of the final deal. An affidavit statement | of the terms of settlement will not be j issued until to-morrow, but it is reliably ; stated the document provided for an j eight hour day. Over time will only be j allowed between certain stipulan- I ted hours at night. The min- j irnum rate of wages fixed at j thirty-five cents per hour up lo August J I aud thereafter at thirty-seven and a j half cents. Over-time will be rated at time and half and Sunday time as double time. In the matter of apprentices concessions were made by both sides. The employers agree to employ only union men, even for foremen. «Toiiii Rums Asked to Co-Operate. Chicago, May 5.—According to the predictions of the stock yards coopers there is a probability of their eause being taken up by the English dock laborers and the strike is becoming internation. At a meeting of the Brotherhood of United Labor to-day a committee was appointed to communicate with John Burns, the English labor leader, and request him to order the English longshoremen not to handle any beef or other products shipped by Chicago houses. The committee says Burns has taken great interest in the cause of the men in tin* yards. The men in an open letter say by the terms of their agreement. signed after the great strike of 1881). they are subject to discharge without warning; while in case of quitting they must give two week’s notice; or forfeit ten day’s pay. which the employers withhold. Sometimes they say they are only given two or three day’s work per week, but are compelled to remain or lose their forfeit money, and ar** compelled to work Sundays. If a man is two minutes iute in Th*; morning he is docked an hour’s pay. but if work is finished before, the. close of the day he is not paid for a full day. S3.i)00 for his release Against Councilmen. A CITIZENS’ GAS COMPANY. Articles of Incorporation Signed Yesterday by Prominent Citizens. Man Fatally Hurt at Mt. Pleasant— An Inhuman Fiend—Iowa News In General. Attempt to Blow | p a Flub House. Ba ne klosa. May 5.—Groat excitement was caused this morning at ti#* Merchants and Manufacturers club House by the explosion of a bomb in front of the building. The condition was terrific, and the doors aud windows of the house wen* wreched. Rich-eastern Coni Handlers Strike. Keokuk, la., May 5.—Saturday afternoon. a dozen laborers engaged in unloading a barge* of charcoal struck for an advance, iii wages of ten cents an hour. The* strike has been declared off, the strikers’ places having been lilied. A Strike Threatened. Scottdale, Ba., Alay .7.—A general strike, involving fourteen thousand coke workers iii the Connellsville region, is threatened unless the. Frick company resumes operations at the valley works. The First .Strike in Denver. Denver, Colo., May 5.—The first, strike in Denver this year took place to-day. when about four hundred wood workers iii the various mills went out because they were refused a reduction of hours to nine with ten hours pay. The J£ight-Hour Day in New York. New York, May 3.—The carpenters of this city as a body did not have to strike today to enforce their demands fur an eight hour day. It is said that two hundred bosses had granted tin* demand and that only thirty-five had refused. In the latter places the men struck. A British Steamer Founders. London, May 3.—A cable front Bueno Ayres states the British stealer mend has foundered near tie * coast of Argentine Republic, j Another Rase Rail Case UrtiileU. Philadelphia, May 3.—Id yte suit of the Kansas City American Association club against John T. Pickett and tin* Players’ club of Philadelphia, Judge Arnold to-day granted an injunction restricting Pickett from playing for any other club than Kansas City during th**, season of 1890. The judge, in his decision, says in part: “When we consider the fart that. the plaintiff, the Kansas City club, paid for the release of Pickett from the St. Paul club in May last 83,300. Alf which sum xSOO was paid to Pickett and a salary of 8340 a month, which was regularly and fully paid to him. although he was sick and unable to play nearly half the season of 1889. his ingratitude is shown to be equal to his bod faith. While \v*‘ - annot punish him for his ingratitude., we cannot restrain him from deriving any benefit from his breach of contract.” In regard to Pickett’s plea that the Kansas City club has transferred its membership from the American association to the Western association and that it has released tithers of its players, the court says hi* has estopped himself from complaining as he freely acquiesced in these arrangements. Gov. Hill’s Contested Election Scheme. Al ii any, \fay (».—Governor Hill today scut to the legislature a message suggesting a change in the method of contested elections. Ile suggests the passage of a concurrent resolution sub-inittting to the people an amendment to the state constitution mbich will take from each holts** the power of judging its own elections and confer the jurisdiction upon the courts. He would also recommend such action on the part of tin* legislator as is likely to bring the subject to the attention of congress, with a view of securing ultimately a similar amendment to the federal constitution. “This” says the governor, “would compel contests to be decided upon their merits and relievo the legislative bodies from a standing temptation to do injustice.” Seriously Injured. Davenport, la.. May r>.—While a gang of men were engaged in unloading telegraph poles from a wagon, as a pole was thrown from the wagon the renter struck on something hard and the pole being cracked the but or large end went to The ground and th** small end flew up with great force, striking one of the workmen under th** chin and throwing him some ten feet, in the air. causing him to turn a full somersault and fall striking his head on some gravel. So great was the force of his fall that a stone t he size of an acorn was buried in the back of his head. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Des Moines. May 5.—Considerable excitement is caused here in political circles by the statement that members of the last city council received extra ami illegal compensation to the amount of four thousand three hundred dollars, j Under a law passed in 18S8 the salary, t formerly §300. was fixed at 8*250 permem-; ber and s40 as a member of iii** board of health and they drew additional pay for committee work aggregating often ov«*r nine hundred dollars a year. Since th** creation of the board of public, works this “extra committee work” was to have been done away with. The books ami accounts on their face were all straight and right and only the exit of the old members and th** advent of the new has brought out the matter of allowing fictitious claims and then paying this money to aldermen. A full investigation will no doubt be ordered:    Several of the alderman claim they did not know I of the fictitious claims, but were handed money as extra pay. They express a willingness to return the same, others are as yet strangely silent. Streets improved upon the avenue nlau in Burlington, giving a lawn on each side of twenty feet in width, may properly contain a line of trees near the curbing, and if a second line is planted, it ought to be dose to the fence line. or. better yet. within the house yard. If the outer line is planted forty or fifty feet apart. the innei line coing placed relatively in I menial club and the alternate spaces, as indicated in the I together aud sh following diagram. synopsis ol the Article* of Incorporation —Authorized Capital Stock 9300.-OOO—The City Asked to Make Favorable Concessions. porauon to look ting its simp \\ ill long pub! company give our if t! iff air voted iipou. It begins bridge company is get-into a more practical heretofore and our citizens for a successful issue of tho patient deliberations of the pirited m«ui composing the bridge who have labored so hard to it> that for which public '•enti-men is very strongly in favor. than hope and WHAT BURLINGTON DRINKS. * NEEDS ELECTROCUTING. A Brute ('-barged With Attempting Rape on a Little Girl. [Special to the Hawkeye.] Des Moines, la. May 5-—An individual giving his name as IL Jerome, was before the police judge tHis a. rn charge*! with criminally assaulting a five-year-old girl. Jerome is a tough-looking specimen of Humanity, thirty-five years old. He ♦ ame to this city two weeks ago. and has been banging around doing nothing. Saturday afternoon lie enticed the little granddaughter of Billy Asher away from lier home by giving her candy, aud took lier out in the woods and attempted th** out rag**. the trees will have opportunity to throw our long and healthful branches, and will not need to he hacked so mercilessly us is done in many instances now when planted too thickly together, making it necessary to reduce th** foliage. There is no beauty in a lot of gigantic stumps fifteen or twenty feet high from the top of which new branches are trying i«.» thrust out their foliage. Many j>eop]e do altogether too much trimming of the. shade trees. Mr. Bock and other experienced nurserymen and foresters in this city say that, as a rule, tho tops of trees ought nor to be cut off. but, rather, they should Im- thinned    out    and trimmed to symmetrical proportions.    Nature knows how to grow a tree and it were twitter to leave her alone entirely than to mutilate Ute trees and slashing at    rh** branches as is done    in lf th*- young    tree trimmed when planted. It is a fact that Burlington is to have a fuel gas company. That \\a> settled yestoniay when a body of imlluentiai citizens met ut th*; par I* ms of the Com-asso*'iatcd themselves ne*! the articles of incorporation of the new company. The new company will be known as the “Citizens’ Fuel Gas an*! Lighting Company, of Burlington. Iowa. It: jeet. tie* manufacture and sale of gas f Ik»wcr. fuel, lighting and other dom*•" purposes to th*- citizens of Burling:- For this pi ob- 1 Iowa. and vicinity. ! I misc it shall hav* J quire, receive aud i city of Burlington power to a* hold from lh such franc Ii is* • a> max be agt* *• abn la I* purpose to build ii ti ** for up a lot. xxaicr x* common “This The till xx r«»Rg. it may in*Ip no matter xx h Hun sa* I t hi' CRUELLY CRUSHED. Mr. K. Roberts, of Mt. Pleasant. Over by a Train. [Special ti* The Haxvk-Eye.] Mr. Bee as ant, Ta.. May 5.—A accident occurred at this station morning. When No. 5 pulled in. one of our townsmen, Mr. E. Roberts, in tin* employ of Ketchum Bros., of this city, who had spent th*- Sabbath in your city, attempted to leave th*- train after it liar! left the station. In jumping he struck a switch and was throxvn back on th** track and one of his logs so badly crushed that amputation xvas performed to-day. Little hopes ar** entertained of his recovery, as lie was exhausted from loss *>f blo***! before lie xvas discovered. by cutting tops ami many ease;. is properly tile lower blanches being remove*! so as to give a high body for the free play of sunshine ami air along th** street and on the lawn. the result would be a thingqf beauty and a joy forever. The health of the family, and the growth of th** grass upon tho lawn and th** flowers in their bods, jv-qiiir*- th** admission of sunshine ami air. loo den;*- a foliage is objectionable iii every res pert. Moral:    First, don't plant th** ire* s too thickly. Second, trim tho lower limbs and leave the tops in all their beauty. Third, plant fewer soft maples ami more hard maples and elms. I on it Ii. scatter over the premises a few trees of other varieties to indulge your taste. Fifth, don’t shade Hie house too much. sixth, plant trees. t tun flu*1 water “TI sow or Then j charters and rights I npon, including th** right to occupy the ; streets aud alleys and public grounds of j the city for the laying down of street j mains and the erection of public lamp". I als** to hold and acquire the necessary i real estate and generally to do amt p<. r-* form everything necessary to be done in order to properly and successfully estnb- . ami ti lisle conduct am! carry on ami maintain .    "H; the business proposed. Til** life of ' ie j ! l'e'ii. company began May 5th aud cont in aes j home? for twenty years. The authorized rap- j ll rn s ital stock is 8300.000. ami th*- romp;*ny I to may commence business when 8100.non i> • subscribed.    pin After commencing bnsin«*s> n«-xv Mm iv ■ may be subscribed only as authorized by ;    - xoit* of t lu- stock holders. Shares arc el tin* value of 8100. As usual the com pa ny is under the control ami management et' a I MKI rd *»t directors, in this rase fixe in number. Tho officer" xxiii consist of a president, vice-president, secretary ami treasurer. The annua! meetings ar* t*> • ut Hat ' pou re* I would c* ’ coming Miss -Merely not a on as t moly iii ba I int** ti Iii rom th Sippi that crop • xx ill 'n ar* oil. Tho Conventional “Pure-Water” Supply, Says the Sanitary Era:    “We    read the Quincy IT. ? t oe :i" we read few other exchanges; Mire of tinily additions of value t*> ail our other news-reading. Editor \\ lie* ier. I "id* ", is one of the rare j* urna sis. who, Eke Horace Greeley, ar** chivalric enough t«» champion any true p u lh- improvement, no matter r to "trike at any may Im* hit. in a number the text being the laudable f the Hannibal Water company mo* reservoir sufficient to take -months' supply of Mississippi "t, our friend iws: axe in on*- respect. - water i" wholly misleading, lf the could see th** ti 11 ii ie river at Quincy Iking a Im >ut ’pure * river. river i" an op**11 ami nothing more. > pure water in it j *ni get." lh** "«wag** of Quincy Til. : "exvage come" from our lr is fun of germs o! disease, nj****! ii]* at Hannibal, and served Hi people to drink. ii se Qui ii* NI" ■ "ham boat. t hat Hannibal i" in. It draws trom the "atm- polluted "our* *1 *- "ame no it -I; 11*** I. disease-laden lier g* ■Of ct Rail Suit. 5.— The suit Found Guilty. Dayeneokt. Ta., May 5.—Noel Bradford. on trial, charged with assault with intent to commit murder. Iris been found guilty. Tin*, crim*; was committed July 20. 1887: it was traced to Bradford, but It** was found inside of rh** Illinois penitentiary at Joliet. He was arrested as soon a" he xvas released, ami brought to this city. IL* broke jail with three other mi'n a short time ago, but was recaptured and brought back, Ile was indicted by the grand jury and arraigned in court. an*i plead not guilty. SNOW IN MAY. Hancock County Medical Society. [Special to The Haxvk-Eye.J Carthage, 111., May 5.—1The Hancock County Medical society mot here to-day and elected th** following officers: Dr. J. J. Reaburn. Denver, president; Dr. W. IL Beaufin Carthage, vice president: Dr. C. L. Casbunn Carthage, secretary; Dr. J. ll. Callihaii, treasurer: Censors—Dis. J. W. Carleton. AL Boo/., T. F. Me-Kowan. Several interesting papers xvere rea<! and dismissed. Delegates to Upstate Medical convention in Cliieago wi*.re appointed. General Crop Report" Cm* ago, Max 5.—The Farmers’ Review crop summary says tin- reports ns hit iv** to spring wheat prospect* are encouraging. Seeding is about over aud iii many places grain is up and making good growth. Reports indicate a decreased acreage in Illinois. Wisconsin and Dakota. Nebraska has slightly increased. Minnesota and Iowa are about the saunas last year. The Third Victim Boud. Milwaukee. Max 5.—Mrs. Robert Yir-tel. the third victim of last week's tire. died this morning, her two children Inning preceded lier. The remaining child, injured at the same fire, is very loxv and may die at any moment. Mrs. Yirtel gave birth to a girl baby at the hospital Saturday afternoon. Siv Hundred Miners Strike. Bh tmu kg, Alay 5.—Six hundred coal miners struck at Bellaire and Cambridge. Ohio. today, against th** use of screens. Strurk for un Advance. St. Louts, May 5.—Two hundred and fifty harness makers struck for a ten cent advance in their wages this morning. Masons and Bricklayers Strike. New Hay mn. Conn.. May 5.—Masons and bricklayers to the number of seven hundred have gone out on a strike for 43 emits per hour. The bosses offer 43. Miners Will Resume Work. Spring Valley, Tils., May 5.—Fifteen hundred coal miners who have been idle since last Wednesday, awaiting an adjustment for the coming year xvork pending settlement. will resume the Heavy Storms Reported Throughout Northwest. Minneapolis, May 5.—Dispatches from points in Wisconsin. Minnesota and th** northwest report violent snow storms yesterday. The storm extended from Lacrosse. Wisconsin, to Jamestown, North Dakota, and reached to the lake on the north. At Fergus Falls. Minnesota. It. snowed for four hours. At Man-kota six inches of snow fell. At Albert Lea, St. Cloud, Bird Island, St. James. Redwood Falls, Lumberton, and Faribault it snowed all day. At Jamestown North Dakota, snow fell for twelve hours, the depth being estimated at four niches. This snowfall is generally regarded as favorable to big crops. BUSINESS BLUNDERS. A Private Bank iu Berlin, Wisconsin. Suspends Payment. Berlin. Wis., May 5.—Tho private bank of Charles A. Mather & Co. closed its doors this morning, the firm having made an assignment. James M. Hawley. the junior member of the house, ha mysteriously disappeared. The. assets are placed at SI10,000 and the liabilities at 8100,000. News of the failure created intense excitement throughout the city. It is known that Hawley drew out a thousand dollars from the bank on his personal note before he disappeared but it is not known yet how his account stands with the bank. Tho business of the bank seems to have been carried on in a reckless manner, many accounts being overdrawn by depositors, a large nnm- Foreigu Labor Note**. Vienna, May 5.—The strike of the employes of the state and railways has been settled the authorities having con-eeeded the men higher wages. Baris. May 5.—The strikers ’at Lille to-day assaulted the workmen aud smashed some machinery in a factory. They were dispersed by the militry. London. May r*.—Nine thousand workmen have struck in Prague and seven thousand masons anti carpenter in Hamburg. _ BRILLIANTLY BANQUETED. TIU Oriental Mills Embarrassed. Providence. IL T.. May 5.—The Oriental mills. Alfred A. Reed aud Gordon Reed, principal oxvtiers, is reported to be temporarily embarrassed. The mill runs about 10.000 spindles making a fine grade of Turkish toxvcliiigs. and employs about 230 hands. Th** indebtedness is said to be about 8300.000. At a meeting of creditors to-day Alfred Recd stated they would be able to pay even dollar xvithin a year if the creditors gave them time. A Letter from Dr. Peters. Berlin. May 3.—Til** Emin relief committee has received a letter from Dr. Peters in which In* says he ascended Tana river and camped from November 10t*>2o iii the Mamoui mountains. He had frequent engagements xvith the natives and defeated them. They "tarted for Victoria Nvanza tm January 13. Master Plumbers iii Convention. [Special to Tho Haxvk-Eye.] Des Moines, May .3.—The opening meeting of the first annual convention of master, plumbers of Iowa is being held this afternoon. National President, IL F. Hogan, of Sioux City, is in the. chair. About twenty-live delegates are present. The object of the meeting is to perfect a state organization, fix a schedule of prices and wages, adopt measures to prevent strikes, etc. The sessions are secret and xviii continue to-morrow. Decision iii a Bast- Ppila delphi a. May th** American Association base ball club of Kansas City for an injunction against Joint T. Pickett and the Players'National League base ball club of Philadelphia was decided this morning, the injunction being granted. The bill asked that Pickett I)** restrained from playing base ball with or giving Iii-' services as a base ball player to any other club than Kansas City, and that the Philadelphia club he restrained from employing Pickett. t be held at the office of th** com pa ox on the second Wednesday iii January of each year. Th*- 'highest indebtedness shall not exceed two-thirds of th** capital •nock anti th*- private properly of the stockholders shall be exempt from corporate liabilities. The incorporators are W. D. Gilbert. AL A. Johnson. Chris. Mullins, dias. Starker. James \Y. Smith*-!’. Chris. Lever. D. D. Robinson. LL M. Kaab. T. NY. Barhydt and Philip M. Cia]***. These names arc a satisfactory assurance that the n«-\x company is on a soli*! foundation aud in th*- hands of men xx ii** do all in their power to make the project a "He il Pshaw: Will all their offal, [lour all their • ■ same stream their drinking ! Never’ ('hi* bi- able to mi tt" water I rom the satin* —from tit** same tilth-lill* sower. “Talk about civiti/atfin a civilized people dump empty al! (heir privies, hospital se xx ag*- int*' ti from xx bidi they lake xx afer unfiltered? Nev et grandchildren \\ ill nev cr fie; stand hoxv tie ir grandparents clinid be so unspeakably filthy and so unaccountably foolish. And they xviii wonder, too. that we fixe as long as we do. “Is there any es ape front this condition? Science says then* is. a pc rice! es-! cap* . But xx hat us* u I xx ill cost something. Ii ; men something xvii** ar I for furnishing tin- p*-o| > their own sewage, mu ! ittg and drinking purpo “Pure waler can la * There is no ques tent ion it? it tit cost those Ating big pay iii J Iii" \ alley gel!, for cook- A Mexican Governor Dead. City of Mexico. May 5.—Senor Z**r-tuclie. governor of the stat*- of Oaxaca, died last night. Diamond Dust. much Raven at Quincy crank Th** First Complaint Filed. [Special to The Haxvk-Eye.] Des Moines, May 5.—The first complaint against a railroad under the new joint rate bill xvas tiled in the railroad I commissioner's office to-day. Tin- 00111-j plaint is made by Robert Donahue, of ■ Burlington, aud is against the Chicago, i Burlington and Quincy aud the Burling-j ton. Cedar Rapids and Northern rail-i roads on lh** ground that these roads I have neglected to put iii joint rates. A Republican Caucus. Washington. May 5.—The republican senators and representatives caucus lo-night to select a republican congressional campaign committee, was slimly attended because of the long caucus this afternoon and it was not found expedient to complete: the list to-night, those selected were the following:    Illi nois. Rowell: Iowa. Gear: \\ isconsin. Sa vvv er. The Meteor Fouud. Ft. Dodge, May 5.—The falling aerolite xvhich xvas seen from all parts of the stat** Friday evening, was found in Winnebago county, eleven miles northwest of Forest City, it had exploded, and the pieces xvere scattered*over a considerable territory. _ Two Servant Girls Suffocated. Chicago, May 5.—Annie and Bessie Parliek, two young Bohemian girls, employed as servants iii a Halstead st reel boarding house, were found dead in their beds this morning, having been suffocated by escaping gas. _ An Attempt to Wreck a Train. Cleveland. May 5.—An attempt was made to wreck a south-bound train on the Cleveland and Canton railroad near Middle Branch. Ohio, Saturday night. Five tics strapped to the rails on a curve were discovered, by the engineer just in time to prevent the wreck. A Black Ravisher Shot. Columbus, S. C., May 5.—William Peapkart (colored) who was shot and killed in Lexington jail last uigkt. was convicted of rape on Rosa Cannon, a young white girl, and was sentenced to be hanged April IS. Answered. What takes with the rich man. And what do poor folks like? Why is Patsy Grogan Fatter than his brother Mike? Secale Flakes. Stanley ami His Companion Honored by English Nobility. London. May 5.—Geographical society exception to Stanley at Albert hall this evening was a notable event. The Prince and Princess of Wales. Duke of Edinburgh. Duke of Cambridge, Duke of Teet. Duke of Fife, Duke of Argyle. Count of Carts and'many other notables were present. Tile princess of the royal family headed the triumphal procession which conducted Stanley and his colleagues into tit*' hall. The president of the society presented medals to Stanley with an appropriate speech:    Stanley returned tis thanks* 'and proceeded to narrate his adventures, assisted by a chart. The Prince of Wales moved a vote of thanks to Stanley and the Duke of Edinburg seconded the motion. Tkq medal presented to Stanley is of gold. Copies in bronze were presented to all of his companions. In the course of his speech Stanley said carpers had asked what was the utility of the expeditions. Ho replied the gain to humanity was great. The expedition opened up a new. rich and productive region and would enable them to teach millions of degraded human beings that in vegetable products they would find something of far vaster value than th** flesh of their fellow creatures. It was no exaggeration to say that every mile traversed would serve in the future to extend British commerce. industry and enterprise. Ex-Goveruor Sherman De»«L Chicago. May 5.— Ex-Governor Andrew Sherman died suddenly to-night of apoplexy. Mr. Sherman bail a long and honorable career in politics and newspaper work in this state. II*- was formally years editor and part proprietor of th** Chicago Evening Journal. Crushed by an Elevator. [Special t**> The Haxvk-Eye.] I Siut’x City. lo.. May 5.—-About noon ! to-day. while F. G. Radenkirch, of Mar-1 shall. Minnesota, was looking through * Hawkinson’s packing house, in passing I under an elevator shaft was caught by a j swiftly descending freight elevator and I badly crushed. African Methodist Conference. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] M r. Pleasant, May 5.—The African Methodist. Episcopal district conference will occupy the week in this city. Delegates from abroad are here and xviii be Among well entertained. Max Kastuer Dead. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Keokuk. la.. Alay 5.—Max Kastuer. the well known vocalist and musical instructor of this city. died yesterday afternoon. CONFLAGRATIONS. A Fugitive Boodler Returns. New York. May 5.—It xvas reported late this afternoon that Henry L. Sayles. an ex-alderman of the notorious “boodle” board of 1884. who fled to Canada and forfeited $28,000 bail. has returned to the city. His brother called at tin* district attorney's office to arrange fur bail. but. up to a late hour this evening Henry had not beeu found. Court Doing** The district court xvas occupied yesterday with tho castx of F. O. Adams, administrator. vs. Tile New York Bowery Insurance Co., on policy. A jury was impannelled and the introduction of evidence begun. Court xviii convene at nine o’clock this morning. THE LAW AND ELECTROCUTION. What stands a favorite Through every land and clime? Simply the l*est that can be had. Encompassed in worlds sublime, Secale Flakes._ Bulls ami Bears on the Brain. New York. May 5.—The secretary of the stock exchange was notified this morning by the family of Washington Quinlan, a member of the exchange, ^hat lie had disappeared under circumstances which compelled them to believe bis mind was deranged._ THE QUINCY BAYENS. Death of ('asper Dreaset. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Quincy, 111., May 5.—Casper Brosse!. of this city, formerly a well-known resident of Keokuk, died Saturday night. —The whole troop was tine last night. Just think! they feed little K—on Secale Flakes; that is what makes him sing o flue. Th* Business Portfou of Gilboa, in New York, Consumed by Eire. Gilboa. N. Y.. May 5.—Sunday morning a tire broke out in the Arcade, a large wooden building in this village, and the flames quickly spread to adjoining buildings, which were soon enveloped by them. There being no means of extinguishing the fire, the whole village was at the mercy of the flames. The entire business portion of the town was destroyed, twenty-two buildings in all. Not a store is left- in the town, and most of the stocks were destroyed. The loss is estimated at from §150,000 to $175,000; insurance estimated at about $50,000. Great Excitement Caused by Premier Crisp!** Proposition to Resign* Rome, May 6.—The senate to-day, in Kemmler Granted Amit her Writ of Habeas Corpus—One Refused at Washington. Buffalo. Alay 5.—Another xvrit of habeas corpus was issued in the ras** of Kemmler. the murderer. The xvrit was granted by Judge Corl**tt and was obtained by Charles S. Hatrh. It is issued to dispose of th** question as to whether the xvarden of the state prison at Auburn can legally execute Kemmler. Washington, May 5.—An application was made in the United States supreme court for a writ of habeas corpus for Kemmler, under sentence of death in New York by electricity pursuant to the order of Judge Wallace of New York. The court denied the application for a xvrit of habeas corpus but stated that on Alae 19 the court would hear a motion for a writ of error in the ease. SHADE TREES. Adapted from Poe. Duce upon a May day sunny. While the bees hummed making honer While they hummed, and drooned and labored To increase their treasured store,    1 Up there came an aggregation; ("ame, with pride and ostentation: Came to beat us to “tarnation;” Came to get our ball club’s gore. But they suffered sore chastisement. And we wiped with them the floor. Haughty “Mavens.” Nevermore I Then the citizens upbraided. And their idols they degraded Whom they once with joy paraded From the rank they held before. Loud their voices raised complaining Scarce from oaths are they refraining For their hopes, like day. are waning ’ As their idols fail to score. And they asked in tones of anger. “Can’t you beat them as of yore Quoth the “Ravens,” “Nevermore!*' —The county physician reports that since the backbone of the winter is rn-ken. applications for aid are iess quent. Mourning Over Their Loss—Errors iii Planting and Trimming. There is more or less lamentation upon South Boundary and other streets that are undergoing improvements because of the necessary destruction of valuable shade trees. It does seem a pity when a stately maple or towering elm which has for so many years cast a grateful shade over th** pathway of the pedestrian and sent its protecting -'oughs ox cr into the lawn, to see it cut down. I he heart cannot help echoing the familiar poetic sentiment. “Oh. woodman, -pare that tree!” But in many instance- that is impracticable. Sometimes a favorite tree of this character is saved by banking it up. but it does not always thrive soVell thereafter, and it ha> an uncouth iud unsatisfactory apparance. But these unpleasant event wholly without compensation, streets there are too many shane trce^ writer in the Washington P*f (Frank Hatton’s paper), claim;* that shade trees should be 50 feet apart. In Washington many of the trees be gin to clasp hands across the streets, while they Lax end elbow room in the line. And on sonu of the wide streets there are two rows on each side, a dozen feet apartl. Tiiu writer in the Post says trutx th    - a mistake. He urges that they s thinned out. “How much more _a tractive ” he sa vs. “in a country seat i- om grand Old oak, With arms reaching out are not On manv There is Headquarters. Rain is a great pitcher. Saturday it struck out most of the big clubs. One of the fleetest bas** runners in the Brotherhood is Joyce, tin* third baseman of the Brooklyn club. Al ll tingler, xviii* was with Quincy a portion of last season, is pitching for the Taeomas, in Washington. Peoria people are much disgusted over the fact that their prospective revenge on Galesburg xvas cut short by rain. rite Burlingtons play a series of three games with the Tem* Haines in that city and then return home for a series of three games xvith the Evansville team. The injury to John Clarkson, the great pitcher of the Boston chil), is of such a nature that hi* is confined to ins bed. and it xviii probably be a week or two befur*; lie xviii la* abl** to resume his place in th* club. The team is badly in need of his services in tile box. as it has met with a1- j most a continual run of defeat sine** lie was injured. Whenever Anson hits a high fly. whether to th** iii or th** outfield, lie invariably runs the basi s for dear life until tin* ball is caught. The old man takes every chance, and in* is tin* only player in tin* country, by the way, xvii*) never stops on such occasions until lie is warned by the hooting *»f tin* crowd that he has been put out. A new rubber article, is something 1** aid a bas** ball pitcher in getting tin* ‘•curve.” Ii consists of a flat strip of rubber, with a ring at one end and a flat. corrugation at tin* other. Tin* ring is slipped over th** middle finger and tin* Corrugation rests against tin* hall. It is claimed that xvhen the bali is pitched the rubber clings to it- and sets it whirling, thus giving it morn of a curx'O than tin* finger tip** can. The New York World with its accustomed advertising enterprise made ar-rangements with the New York Brotherhood management, and in Sunday's .issue presented each subscriber or purchaser of the World of that date a free ticket to tile first Brotherhood gam** between the Bostons and New Yorks xvhich. takes place in that city next Friday. The ticket consists of the fir-t page of th'* World, xvhich xviii have to be presented unmutilated at th*; gat*-. Tile grounds xviii hold 30,000 people. Tile Cincinnati    Commercia I-Gazette says:    The officials of the St. Louis and Louisville clubs are eneourasrinir iii** very thing—namely, gambling-—which nearly proved the ruination of th*; national gam** only a few years airn. The promoters of ba>e bali have employed every means to elevate it. and their effort" in this direction hav** resulted in making it th** nation's greatest "port. There ar** specified rules prohibiting th* players from betting on tin* regilt of the game*., but the example "Ct by the official" of th** above-mentioned clubs makes it a dead letter. Von der Aile and th*; head of the Louisville club merit nothing but th** -everest condemnation of all those who ,"**ek to fo>ter the best interest-of tin-game. It will be remembered that only a few year" ago the president of the St. Louis club severely punished Arlie Lath-amfor a>"oeiating with gamblers, and it was on this pretext that he charged him with throwing games, and deducted "**v-< ral hundred dollar" of his "alar". Now the boss manager i" engaged in the same line of business. What a farce! Latham paid th** severest penalty, but A'on der Aile and the manager. of the Louisville club ar** allowed to go HH rebuked. For the good of base ball something should Im* done in the matter. Don’t Feel Well, And yet you are not "iek enough t<» consult a . doctor, or you refrain from so doing for fear j you will aJa/rn yourself and friends—we will j tell you Just what you deed. It is Hood s Sar- J parilla. which will lift you out of that uncertain, uncomfortable, dangerous condition, into a state of good health, confidence and cheerfulness. You’ve no idea how potent this peculiar medicine is in cases like yours. Mr. Blanch, representing tic* Fahn«-hjclm company of Chicago, has been iii the city in consultation with til** present incorporators and to him i" due in great measure tit** success of th** cntcrpris* . This company has offered entirely advantageous terms and has done evoryThinu possible to assure tin* members of the Burlington company of iii*- practicability ami economy of the Fahnehjehn system, j A petition xvas presented to tin- conn- I ill last night hy Alderman Epstein set- J ting forth th** fact that, tin* companx had ! been formed in answer to the popular ii**- : maud for a rhea per illuminant, that tic j Burlington Gas Light company had dc- | dared they could not furnish their product at lower prices than now receive*!. | They therefore asked that a committee of th** council Im* appointed to confer with tim Fuel (Jus company for the purpose of determining xx hat fram-hDc. contracts, rights or other privilege" could be granted th** new company. That committee consists of I Messrs. Epstein, Mercer aud Bonn. ; and they may bi* depended upon t«> make every reasonable concession to tin* mw company. It is the expectation That a franchise will be asked for at the next regular melding of th** council. We believe hut few realize fully the significance of tim step taken by the Fuel Gas Co. Not only xviii th*- cost of gas for fuel and illumination bi* cut in halves which xviii effect a large saving to th** consumer, but manufacturers xviii b* nt-tiacteil to a place xvlmre they can obtain sin*ii a low priced, pure and convenient fuel. It is a matter upon xvhich th** city its a whole may well eongrat ii I a t« itsdf not only for tIi** direct benefits to be derived, but as an evidence of tim enterprise and prosperity of her citizi-Ti". This is a trump «-ar*l xvhich <’ommei 1 a! Agent Merrill xviii not fail to play to advantage in his approaching onslaught upon th** eastern manufacturers. No limbs more delighted over tim result th it Air. Merrill, ii** ha" labored assiduously to bring it about, and is now planning hoxv to make tis** of it to further otic r interests. We welcome the new company ami predict for it a brilliant and prosperous career. lira iper mg. I h Every water companx should bi* compelled t*» I Nor would t Im cosi Im plan is perfectly paintixcly cheap. the valley should newspaper should ii. “lf tie* new sp of every other t valley, xxoitld tai of pure water, ii lim "S aud go*wi f**r an iimstimab pie of this xall blessed bx then valley should 1 worthy consider; If Iimx xx ish tin tion uprni this 1 fords, they ca it Em, of N i f. \ 1 ing a noble serv country and of 1 t aim'll by ti 11 <*r-<>n about that. in this valley ter all its water. so great. Tho •abl**, ami cornix cry city council in ist upon it. Ex cry 1 r*-nm nisi x adv oca to tax* I ma1 of Hannibal, ami in the Mississippi 1 rung st:m*i in favor r of genuine clean-1 h. t liny would con-"sing upon tIm peo-ul would in turn bo Im *-ditors *»l this this stand. Every prompts them to it. L current informalin t t Im country af- iii irk. That ic** for t lie ii*- xx oi l*!.” tin- Solitary journal is do- pi'opi* this A! 1*. Bosch fit t*Ts. h itch ii ms a ap xvi \ N*j\**l llittliint; Dost. arles Niemann, of tIn* firm of Niemann, plumbers and gas manufacturing an unique iron Kist- ll*' takes a gas pip*- seven and two or t wo and one-half diameter and upon one end trow t’ nu hoi* ann sin; iii. on xx Ii ii* Ii Im* screws J ti"? below I ll** cap a fa XVI* xvii fro hit t*-r to ad ii hitehin; tuned a weight. I raw Wli i igllt (.1 ere it m tim idling ii, a1 "nap. o t Im • ua| t hi rot Ian s ll f XX I* md ■n no th* iii Im ing durable pull mimer an* PU ANOTHER NEW COMPANY. ( o?n pa ii v. Cousin to the Fuel Ga i-cond company was formed First A "**«*ond company was formed vest* day entirely distinct ami independent of tim Fm*l Gas company yet in a direct line xvit Ii it. This is tim “Iowa New Era Git" Fuel Appliance company.” formed by M*"rs. J. H. Wyman. John W. Gilbert, O’. W. Rand ami A B. Hawkins. 'I'lie obi*-*-: of iii** company is th* manufa*•tun and "ab* of th* “New Era” gas heating and cooking stoves an*! rang*-". 'Ria company has th** exclusive rights for the stat*- oj Iowa and assured of a good tiling will push ii for what there i" in it. Tim formation of the fuel ga*5 company xviii give a great impetus to timir business ;t" th** price of gas being reduced by 30 per cent th** introduction of rlmir _• burning appliance- will be greatly facilitated. The matter of tim manufacture of tim appliance" it not y**t decided upon. If it * an be don** there the preference. will probably be given to tim S'love Works and tho- a third «-on* ern -Imnefited. Most of our citizens are familiar with tin* “New Era” appliant**". having seen them in operation under 'n* charge of Air. IL L. Kendall, the ag* ut of the Chicago company. Tim Bridge. We understand thai Messrs. Ran'n, Gilbert and Carp* Titer, of th*- bridge company, xvii*) were apppinted a sp*:* a. committee to report th*- most feaslT* policy for the bridge company to pursue to secure th** erection of the bridge, hav* practically agreed npon a plan. which it is believed will tm acceptable to th* public. It is "imilar in its main feature- to th** method so successfully followed at Muscatine and Dubuque. Tin "toc;.-holders of the bridge company xvii; be asked to subscribe an amount considerably b*"S than 825.0i)0. -av $5,000 aul* < «*. This would give a rash capital, paid up, *>f 8*;o.ogo. The company will then a" < th* public to subscribe, say. 840.000 additional. making a total * ash capital paid up of §100,000. And then, instead of asking the public to vote a fix** per cent. tax. th** property owner" w ill be asked for only a two and one-half p**r cent tax. and the money thus raised by taxation to be a donation. Many taxp* y-■flh would vote one-haif of the git formerly proposed and give *s a bonus rather than devote so large an amount as fix** per cent, and have st*** k issued therefor to iii*- city. Th** burden to the general public won hi be much less and the benefits fully as gn at. It is believed with a $100,OOO capita* stock paid iii full and $100,000 or SHO, OOO subsidy as the result of th** tax levy it will be entirely practicable to negotiate, with railway ami bridge companies Tuttle erection of the proposed bridge aero* the Mississippi. Unless a special meeting is called to consider the report if* 1 poi to ll t*-ti tim WI i Dun taut 11 IIM* I pol <lt y [cdg* <• th L* an ll Ilia ip<; of sufficient di-! Ile free play of it 0 on*-end of which 1 o tie- other em! a not in use the iron in within tIm* post xvav ami protected Iv t Im- end xvit Ii tho *1 projecting. To ccssary is to grasp I* ( haiti and attach ig. thus saving tho st rap and t Im md. I Im post and Jess expensive than anti much l*-ss liable to is mad*; of wrought iron. digging a hole iglu• >• iirnlms de**p. and then • * pi o>- down xx it Ii a "ledge ti'! ? i" four fii-t in the ground Vet above ground. It i" easily *■ and xviii last a life time. Helping Hie Benin. ie. lim imvv landlord of tho an. is making extensive and improvement in th*- entire «•>-t. So bela! and enterprising cy in this respect thai Mr. •"■er<!a\. without Mr. NS hit*;’* voli. 1 tardy mad*; a contract • cutin exterior of tim builded. 'lim" on** improvement tie r. .Mr. Barhydt is a liberal ho keep" Iii- property ii. gmid - a ii enterprising • ding money for it" em bel Ii »h-:1 -i ai rag* - him bx making cor* expenditure". That G a good redounds to mutual benefit. property owner improve aud bu5-'11 -v ami residence prop- • will find it in Streator demand \lid ail that help5* Sa bt n I 4 ; I if* |>‘T If iii •est late Sa lo nills, who commit tin LT r Im* bef* **in* iiJgl do w at her he e oftha and Col i arni*-*] nan mw a . Ii mil t day ii tx g his man. re orning. H*-tire Hum eke exam it appear iatlOI k/.fV. (ted. barged with an at bodily injury Moran boy on * la"!, aud who ne* of tie: act, Keokuk, lf. The tied tim authorities ll. Johnson went irrant for his arrest urned with birn was brought ffi*-y *ste rday and, was held in riiOO the distr!*- The if- tv iii*! ft It the The Laities Delights*). • a."ant effect and the lh which ladies may u-» . laxative. Syrup of ions make it their fa " pleasing to th*- **y* lb*, yet effectual in vs, liver and bowels. court. perfect t lie U-. under orite remand to tho acting on lite Iona (rap Prospect*. Des M* the Droll ereal" arab]* INES, May : ie?**d drougi. unfax orabie mage ha- vet in progress i; .—The effect of - on gra" and though no irre-rcsulted. Corn-* all parts of tho I The New Local Train. Tim Burlington Route ;<t. L.. K. A N. W. R. R.J always alive to business? have pm on a fast local train running betwixen Quincy and Burlington. The train leaves Quincy ar 7:15 a. rn. each morning *nd arrives in Burlington at 10:30. returning. leaves Burlington at 2:55 p. rn., arrives in Quincy at 0:0.3 p. rn., givlnsr good facilities for local travel between Quincy and Burlington and ail intermediate points. For further in- j formation apply to A. B. Cleghorn, agent, j of the committee, a formal report will be Burlington, or address, Howard Elliott, J submitted at the meeting May 19, when General Passenger Agent, St. Louis, Mo. j the amendments to the articles of inter- j ."tate. b'-ii.sr wall advanced in th** "outh-<*rn half. Th#* ground bs warm and in excellent-condition for this crop. Fruit of a1! kind" are uninjured by fronts and promises well. With timely rains the crop prospect is fair. * ai every store we see the riirn, Tile I*#*"t in ail the Jan*). Quit #**atimr rn*-at an*l try* the .Secale Trrand. Secale Flakes. Mile*’ Serve aud Liver Pill**. An important discovery. They act on the liver, stomach and bowels through tho nerves. A new principle. They speedily cur*- biliousness, bad taste, torpid liver, piles and constipation. Splendid for men. women and children. Smallest, mildest, surest, 30 doses for 25 cent*. .Samples free at J. IL Witte’s drug store. Rhea to-morrow (WednesdayJ night* r Mlrr* i tTr ;

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