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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - May 16, 1890, Burlington, Iowa • * • tfgjllpTHE BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.)BURLINGTON, IOWA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 1(5, 1890- SENATE SILVER TALL Senator Teller Continues His gument on the Bill. Ar- Two Amendment* Necessary—He (Halms that the Price of Silver Must Ile liaised and Treasnry Notes I n-creased in Circulation. Washington, May IG.—The senate today agreed to a resolution calling on the commissioners of the Districtof Columbia for information as to employment and payment of laborers on public works in the district, and whether they are required to work more than eight hours a day. Other business of a routine nature having been transacted, the senate resumed the consideration of the silver bill and Mr. Teller continued his argument. He said there were two features of the bill which should be amended if the bill was to perforin the two things which its friends proposed to accomplish by it— that was to raise tile price of silver and to give to the country an increased circulation. It was absolutely necessary that the treasury notes provided for in the bill should have the highest possible money function. Ile did not deny that the passage of the bill wop Id put the price of silver up. Its introduction had had that effect. Why? Because it was apparent. to the people abroad that if the United States government consumed the entire silver product of the country, (one-third of the world’s product), There would be a demand for silver that could not be met. It might put the price up to par. lie did not know eqactly what par would be. Ile supposed that 81.29 per ounce would be called par in the United States. It would be less in Great Britain and in Europe. If it put the price one-eighth of one per cent above par, the purchase of the government under Hie bill would cease and the great interests arrayed against silver would obtain their ends. This was no vain supposition. It was borne out ny the facts. There was a party not in the United States alone, but all over the world, that held tile credits of the world; that took toll from all quarters; levied tribute on all enterprises and was arrayed against silver as money. For seventeen years that party had held tile whole civilized world. It had its seat in Europe, but ii had its influences here. It had added one-third to the material debt of the United States by legislation and had added an equal amount to state, municipal and individual debts. Those people had enriched themselves at tho expense of the many. Colossal fortunes had bonn built up in the United States and Europe within seventeen years, which had no parallel in the history of the world. And did anybody believe these people were now ready to surrender their vantage aud adopt a financial system that would relieve the tax-ridden debtors of this country and the world and put them back on tin plane where they were in 1873? Tin energies of these people were beyond calculation. They could put silver at and above par when they wanted to, and if they could thereby destroy silver as a money metal and then (when the United States government could not buy silver under the pending bill) they would come and say; “We told you silver would not do; you hav* to go to tho only suitable money—gold Those people would do anything within range of legislative enactment or commercial transactions to accomplish their purpose, and any bill that contained a provision which would allow such a state of affairs was not a perfect, bill. The bill is a half way scheme. It afforded no relief except, in making a special market for silver in excess of the government’s present demand of two millions a month lf it was proposed to restore silver, it would have to be given its full money function. There were at least nine men iii the work! calling for silver as against one man calling for gold. While ho himself was a bi-uietalist. if there was to he only one money standard he would welcome a slyer basis in the interest of tile race and of the. people of this country. The question now before tin* senate, is a question whether the continued dropping of prices was to continue, to the enslavement of men, the destruction of enterprise and the special destruction of the debtor class—tier greatest aud most numerous class in this ane!    all    other countries.    There is in this country, a majority of men who believe theft' is a righteous and .inst demand for free coinage of silver. They may be retarded by the fear that we will not be abb' to enact the free coinage bill into a law. Aly duty is done when I ex ereise my judgment here as God ha? given mo power to see. my duty, and not as the executive or anybody else may see. it. I propose to do my duty, and    I    believe if any    senator will    do    the same thing    we will have a free coinage aet which will r* live the suffering industry, and bring in creased opportunities and prosperity, not to the farmer alone, but to (‘very class of men deserving tho good will of the legis lative mind. Air. Coke addressed the senate in favor of free and unlimited coinage of silver, lit' declared the persistant d< Hance of tho popular will by the executive department of tin* government for the past seventeen years was one of the most remarkable facts in the history of a free representative government. Tin bill reported from tin' finance committee discriminates against silver in leaving to the secretary of the treasury the right to determine how much of the sil vol* purchased should bo coined in to money, and as the. secretary already held there was too much silver coined it was sure that with that discre lion vested iii him not another dollar would be coined. That provision of tho bill was neither mon* or less than a provision to convert tho treasury of the United States iuto a warehouse for silver to be held as a commodity on which the government should advance money; tho pasage of the bill would prove the severest blow' to silver since its demonetization in 1873. The silver bill went over till to-morrow and after an executive session the senate adjourned. (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK. people for years—-the majority had determined upon the measure and was impatient with debate. He protested against the resolution as un-Ameriean, unwise and violent to parliamentary procedures. Mr. AIcKinley denied that the. resolution had any purpose to stifle debate. It was intended to concentrate debate on the paragraphs and provisions of the bill. The resolution was not to deny to the minority freedom of debate but to deny to it the right to delay public business by dilatory motions and abstruse tactics. The house had been given thirty-five hours general debate and fifteen hours under tile five minute debate and it was to be given five days more. Did the gentleman from Georgia, remember that in the forty-fourth congress but one day was given to the consideration of the tariff bill, in the forty-fifth six cdays and in the forty-eighth nine days. Mr. AtcMillin asked what would become of the amendment offered in the committee of the whole and not disposed of at noon Wednesday. Mr. McKinley—They will fall. After further debate the resolutions ware adopted, 129 to 93. Afessrs. Alorrill, Sawyer and Yoder were appointed conferree* on the. senate dependent pension bill. The house then went into committee of Hie whole on the tariff bill. The reading of the bill consumed the remainder of the day, and at its conclusion the committee rose and the house took a recess. The house at its evening session passed 139 private pension bills and ai 10:30 adjourned. _ TO REVISE OR NOT TO REVISE. GEAR OS SEGAR. An Able Argument for the Abolition of the Sugar Duties. A Complete History of the National Tariff on .Sugar—Reasons Why the Home .Products Cannot Meet the Needs of the People. General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church at Saratoga. Saratoga Springs, N. Y., May 15.— 'I he question of the proposed Westminster revision, which has agitated presbyterians for some time, has attached great importance to the general assembly of the presbyterian church of the United States, which assembled here at ll o’clock this morning. The attendance is unusually large and includes the most distinguished divines and laymen in the church. The opening sermon was delivered by the moderator, Rev. Dr. William C. Roberts, president of the Lake Forest (111.) University. His subject was “The Privileges and Consequent Obligations of the Presbyterian Church.” lie dwelt at some length, but in an indirect way, on the matter of revision, but treated it in a conservative manner. Among other things he said: “The special privilege of the Presby-tearian church is clear-cut. strong and scriptural creed.Notwithstanding the few objectionable passages, the alleged incorrect interpretation of scripture and the questionable philosophy of two or three paragraphs iii our standard, they are a marvel of skill and dialectic acumen. They have been justly classed among the best specimens extent of clear thought and cogent reasoning. They were prepared in troublous times for the purpose of uniting in one church all the Christians of Great Britain and Ireland. Every paragraph was heated in the tires of controversy and forged into bars of gold not only by tho best theologians of the church, but by the ablest statesmen also of both houses of parliament.” Ile also said:    “The    shorter    catechism has been pronounced by many who have had no sympathy with tho doctrines the best compend of scriptural truths this world lias ever seen.” It is understood that nearly two-thirds of the 215 Presbyterians favor the revision, but bow and when the question will come formally before the assembly cannot yet be determined. Both the revisionists and ant i-revisiouis.ts are represented by their ablest mon. The matter will first come up in tho form of a report from the committee appointed two years ago to report on constitutional methods of revision. This committee comprises e\-.llist,ice Strong, of the United States upreiny court: Rev. W. ll. Roberts, of Cincinnati: Judge "Wilson, Philadelphia; Rev. Dr. Loftwich, Baltimore, and Rev. G. Hem pshaw. Elizabeth, N.J. This committee was not appointed to consider tho is sue of revision or non-revision, but simply to work upon the line of the manner in which revision might, be accomplished in tile event of a majority of tho presbyteries declaring in its favor, as well as to prepare a set of rules for tho use and guidance of tho general assembly in discussing the revision. As the outcome of several meetings tin* committee has prepared an elaborate report, but the secretary, Rev. Dr. Roberts, says that not oven an outline can be made public until it lins been formally presented to the assembly. Hr thinks, however, that it will prove* entirely acceptable. Even lf two-thirds of the assembly favor a. revision, it may be a long time before any change can bo made. Many of the best ecclesiastical lawyers say that the general assembly of 1880 had no constitutional right to tell the presbyteries to you* upon the question of revision at all. and that an overture, for revision must have been made to the general assembly by at least two-thirds of all the presbyteries in tin* country before it had Hie rightful prerogative of doing, anything in the matter. This constitutional objection will be warmly pressed by such churchmen as President. Francis L. Patton, of Princeton college, and George Junkiti, of Philadelphia, both of whom think that the general assembly of 1889 went beyond its bounds when it brought forward this subject. This discussion of the procedure of last year’s assembly will precede the real debate on a revision proper, so that a final vote will not probably be taken on the matter before the elosing days of the assembly, if. Indeed, a vote is taken at all. THE FIRE RECORD. Minnesota LO THE TARIFF BILL. The Measure to be Reported to the House Next Wednesday. Washington. May 15.—Mr. McKinley, of Ohio, from the committee on rules reported a resolution providing that hereafter the house shall meet at eleven o'clock; that after the reading of the journal aud disposal of conference reports the house shall go into committee of the whole on tho tariff bill; that the bill shall Im? read through, commencing with paragraph 111 and shall be open to amendment on any part of the bill following paragraph HO, and that on Wednesday Tiext at noon the bill with pending amendments shall ho reported to the house. Mr. Blount, of Georgia, criticised tho majority of the committee on rules sharply for reporting this resolution. After the code had been adopted and all restraints thrown over in the consideration of the bill in the committee it was proposed to set aside the rule governing the committee. It seemed the policy of the majority whenever any matter was of the magnitude requiring debate and careful consideration that this rule should be suspended and become nugatory. It mattered not whether the paragraphs of the bill had been considered; it mattered not that the measure Involved the business relations of all the people in this mighty nation; it mattered not that it involved commercial relations with all countries of the world; that it involved devon of ***--........ Ot    Ake Sumo; A Largo Flouring MIU In stroyed. Winona, Alay 15.—Fire started in the fire room of the Winona AUH company’s immense flouring mill about one o’clock this morning, and the entire plant, including the mill, elevator and surrounding bindings was destroyed. Every effort was made to prevent spread of the tire to the manufacturing interests eastward. Tho flames leaped hundreds of feet into the air, while the heat was almost unbearable. The total loss on property is estimated at 8300.000: insured for 8200.000. There were about 25,000 bushels of wheat in tho elevator and 1.200 barrels of flour in the mill. The company employed about one hundred men. The mill had a capacity of 2.600 barrels and was about tho finest supplied building of its kind in the world. The toial loss was $365,000; insurance, 8203.000 .   _ The Ladies Delighted. The pleasant effect and the perfect safety with which ladles may use tho liquid fruit laxative. Syrup of Figs, under all conditions make it their favorite remedy. It is pleasing to the eye and to the taste, gentle, yet effectual in actin g on the kidneys, liver and bowels. Suffocated In Bed. Worcester. Mass,, May 15.—The wife and daughter of President G. Stanley Hall, of Clark University, were found dead in bed this morning. They were accidentally suffocated by gas which escaped during the night from a defective burner. President Hall is out of town. Medical aid, promptly summoned, proved of no avail. For bracing up the nerves, purifying th# Wood and curing sick headache and dyspepsia, there to nothing equal to Hood’s Sarsaparilla. Fatally Crushed. Fairfield, la., May 15.--J. C. Fierce, proprietor of the flouiring-mfJl here, was caught in the fly-wheel of his engine yesterday morning a md fatally crushed. farm On Friday, May 9th, the house being in committee of the whole, and having under consideration the bill (H. R. 9416) to reduce tile revenue and equalize duties on imports, Mr. Gear, to whom had been delegated the duty to present the views of the committee of ways ana means on the sugar tariff, addressed the house*, speaking as follows; Arr.. Chairman: I was glad to hear the remarks of the gentleman from Texas [Air. Mill*} on this bill. I admire his frankness and courage in that he declared boldly for free trade. We, on this side of the chamber, have always claimed that the democratic party was in favor of free trade. We based this belief on the resolutions which that party declared in national convention in 1S48, that they congratulated the country “on ^the noble impulse given to the cause of free trade by the repeal of the tariff of 1842," and the enactment of the tariff of 184G. The democratic party has always denied that they favored free trade, but, sir, we art* now assured by their chosen leader that he, in common with his party, make the open declaration for free trade. Tile first Napoleon said, “Scratch a Russian and you find a Tartar underneath.” So, Air. Chairman, when you scratch a democratic ‘'tariff reformer” or a democrat who wants “a tariff for revenue only,” you find a free trader underneath. Sir, the policy declared by Air. Mills, if put into operation, will produce the same result that it did when his party enacted the tariff legislation of 1833, which resulted in financial disaster to the country and drove his party from power. And again the same results will follow as did when that party came into power in 1842 with a false promise on its lips that it would retain on the statute books the tariff of 1842, a promise which it violated by enacting the tariff of 1846, which again brought financial ruin and a wrecking of the manufacturing interests of the United States and again drove that party from power. The policy in the bill under discussion and the ALills bill was fully discussed two years ago, not only in this chamber but before tho American people, and the American people gave their deliberate judgment by no uncertain sound on tin* relative merits of free trade and protection. The popular judgment was expressed by Hie. election of a republican president and a republican majority in this house. Air. Mills said in this connection that Mr. Cleveland had a popular majority of 100.000 votes in the election of 1888; that is true, and, sir, we all know that the majority was acquired by a system of suppression of votes which is practiced in some of the southern states. The suppression of votes iii the south is a vital question. On its proper solution rests the prosperity, aye, the very perpetuity of our government, in that every man, black or white, democrat or republican, shall have tho right to cast his vote iii peace and to have that vote honestly counted, and I t rust this system of southern suppression will be put an end to by proper legislation before this session shall adjourn. And, sir. let me say in my deliberate judgment that if we shall not apply the proper remedy in this regard we shul I be recreant to our duty to our country. Arr. Chairman, this bill has been framed iii harmony with the verdict of the people in 1888- The committee on ways and means has held no secret session, the doors of the eommittee-room have not been closed to tho public. It has heard for nearly fifteen months, day and night, the farmer, the laborer, the mechanic, tile manufacturer, tile protectionist, and the free-trader. Tho man who enjoys labor by the thousand and theone whocm ploys but two or three have had the same patient hearing and consideration. This bill has been draughted in tho broad sunlight of public opinion. A distinguished senator once said iii 1828, oil the tariff bill then ponding in congress, that, “the American system should work alike in all parts of our America.” It has bomi the earnest desire of the majority of the ways and means committee to draught this bill in harmony with the sentiment I have quoted. It is the only bill in my judgment which has ever been presented to congress which proposes a thorough and careful revision of all other schedules. Not only the interests of tho laborer and manufacturer, but also those of the farmer have been carefully looked after and protected in so far as the tariff can protect an agricultural industry. Gentlemen on the other side of the chamber say that the tariff on wheat and corn is a delusion and is of no benefit to the agricultural interest. Sir, if it were not for tho rate of protection given to the farmers we would be flooded with th** wheat of the Red river of the north, as we are to-day by Canadian products, which would be brought into direct competition with the Alinnosota and Iowa farmer. We are to-day at the danger line of importation of wheat and corn from tho great, grain fields of the Argentine republic, the only country under the sun which has climatic conditions resembling our own closely and whose productions to-day menace the wheat and corn grower of the northwest. The gentleman from Texas said in regard to this bill that if it shall pass we shall hear from tho farmers of the northwest and be rebuked by them for our action. I shall take pleasure in having these gentlemen from Texas [Air. AUlls] and from Tennessee [Air. McMillan], who arc solicitous about- my political welfare, corno to -the- northwest "and talk their free trade doctrine to our farmers. We ask and challenge the fullest discussion on this question, for, sir, the farmers of the northwest and this country are a reading and intelligent people. Sir. in a contest before the people between free trade and protection the result will be as it always has been. Free trade cohorts will go down before the protection phalanx as ripened grain goes down before the . sickle; and, sir. no democratic political Gabriel can be found who can blow his trumpet loud enough to resurrect the party which indorses that pernicious doctrine.' [Applause on the republican side], I do not propose to discuss the schedules, as we shall all have ample opportunity to do so later. Mr. Chairman, in view of tho fact that the committee on ways and means has made recommendation, in regard to the sugar duties which changes the policy of the government which has been in operation for a century. I wish briefly to call the attention of the house and country to the histery of these duties and their operation on the people and what will be the result to our people if this bill shall be enacted into law. The second act of tho first congress, which was enacted July 4, 1789. imposed a duty of one cent a pound on raw sugar, and a cent and a half on clayed (which is partially refined), and five cents a pound on loaf or fully refined. The object of this act was undoubtedly of a twofold character; the duty on raw sugar was purely a revenue duty,- for at that time there was not a pound of cane sugar, or any other than maple sugar, produced in the United states. The duty on refined sugar was imposed, it is said, for the purpose of establishing the refining business in the United States as an industry in order to give employment to American labor. As the necessities of the infant republic increased, in order to raise revenue to meet the expenses incident to the war of the revolution, these duties were in-creased in 1790-91 to one and one-half cents .on raw and two and one-half carts ■ **•......... refined. Under numerous acts of congress, from 1797 to 1803, the duty was made two and one-half cents on raw and nine cents per pound on loaf and refined. All this was prior to the purchase of Louisiana or Florida. When Mr. Jefferson purchased Louisiana in 1804, congress at once, presumably in the interests of protection, advanced tho duties on raw sugar to two and one-^ half cents per pound and kept- th* duty on loaf and relined ai nine cents. The duty remained ai these rates until the war with Great Britain in 1812. Un- [ der the financial necessities of the government resulting from that war, the duty was advanced in 1814 to five cents lier pound on raw and to six cents per pound on clayed, and to eighteen cents on loaf and relined. These rates re- • mained in operation until the enactment J of the. tariff act of April is. ISIG: under that act the duty was made three, cents on raw sugar, twelve cents on loaf or candy, ten cents on lump, aud four cents on white clayed or refined. These rates were maintained substantially us quoted until the act of 1832, when they were redneed to 2!« cents on raw, 314 cents per pound on refined, and the acts of subsequent congresses practically maintained these rates until August 30. 1842. By the act of that date the duty on raw sugar was kept at "iii cents per {xniad the same as it had been for ten years, but the duty on refined was reduced to 6 cents per pound on all grades^ which were “refined or advanced beyond the raw state.” Under the provisions of the act of 1846. known in our political history as the “Walker tariff.” the duty was placed on sugars of all kinds at 30 per cent ad valorem, by by act of 1857 it was reduced to 24 per cent ad valorem. Among the. many ill> perpetrated on the people by the democratic party by the enactment of the “Walker bill” which brought financial disaster to the country, the fact should be credited to the democratic majority in congress that the first and only time in the history of our country it gave cheap shugar to our people, for under that act good sugar, adapted both for culinary and table uses, was retailed throughout the west at 5 and 6 cents per pound. Iii 1861 the civil war was inaugurated, and under the pressing and imperative necessities of the government to raise money to arm and equip our armies which had been brought into the field all duties were increased. Sugar was placed in the tariff act of 1861 at th** rate of % of a cent per pound on raw, not above No 12, and on the higher grades the rate was made 2JA cents per pound. By the acts of 1862 and 1863 the duty was raised to 2}4 cents on raw, 3}< and 4 cents on the higher grades. The acts of 1864 up to 1S69, inclusive, placed tho rates on raw at 3 cents and maintained the rates on refined at 3>..r and 4 cents. Iii the act of 1861, for the first time in our history, we find that congress applied tho Dutch standard, w hich relates to color (and it should be borne in mind that No. 13 and all below' this are dark, black sugars, and only fit for refining). The Dutch standard was adopted presumably to make our descriptive classification correspond with the standard of the commercial world, but the result of that act and all subsequent legislation on sugar has been to absolutely prohibit the importation of what is know'n to the trade as grocer’s sugar, which is adapted to both culinary and table uses, and would be used by far the largest proportion of our people if they had the opportunity. From the passage of that act to this day hardly a hogshead of grocer’s sugar has been imported into this country, and in addition it has resulted in placing the sugar trade of the United States iii the hands of a few refiners, who in recent years have by combinations and trusts levied toll ou the people by increasing the prices of relined sugar to un amount which is to be gauged only by their avarice. This was, it really seems to me, to have been the true result of the aet. But I have* dis-gressed. Under the acts of 1870-1872 tile duty was placed on No. 7 up to No. lo at I% cents; on Nos. IO to 13, 2 cents; Nos. 13 to 16, 2% cents; Nos. 16 to 20, 3L cents; and above No. 20 at 4 cents per pound. When this tariff act of 1883 was enacted it was found that. under the classification of former ads the refiners could and did import vast quantities of dark-colored sugar of great strength, w*cll adapted for refining purposes, which came in under the “Dutch standard” of color and at much lower rates than lighter colored sugar. (It is claimed, and not disputed, that these sugars were discolored on the plantation where they were mantifac-factured, and were thus imported by the refiners for the purpose of defrauding the government of revenue). For the purpose of putting a stop to these fraudulent importations the polariscope, to test for strength, was adopted and the tariff was framed on the. basis of both saccharine strength and color of the sugar, thus combining both polariscope and the Dutch standard for this purpose. The aet of 1883 placed a duty on sugar ranging from 1.4 cents per pound on raw sugar, below No. 13, adding four one-hundredths of a cent per pound for each degree of strength: on sugar above No. 13 up to 16 at 2.75 cents, above 16 up to 20 at three cents, and all above No. 20 at four cents per pound. So much for the schedules of tariff rates which we have had on our statute books for a century. Air. Chairman, I wish to call the attention of the committee for a few minutes to the history of the cultivation of the sugar cane in this country; its native home is in Asia and it nourishes and gives its best returns in tropical and subtropical climates. “It is in latitudes where the mercury averages seventy-five to seventy-seven degrees Fahrenheit that the eaue grows in its greatest luxuriance and yields its best and most profitable returns to the growed,” such a climate as Cuba and the West India islands, where the cane was introduced in ISIS and where it has been and is as yet a probable industry. Alany have thought that, while not indigenous in the United States, it was of that character of plants which, like many others that have been transplanted to this country, would become domesticated and flourish and produce as well as it does in its native country; this is not true of the sugar canc in America: it was introduced into the territory of Louisiana in 1751 by the French Jesuits, and since that time has been in cultivation with precarious results, sometimes with a fair degree of success, but more frequently with slight returns to the grower thereof. The history of its cultivation in Louisiana during a hundred and forty years proves clearly to my mind that with us it is in a large degree by nature of the climate of Louisiana, an exotic, or at least partially so, for it is only occasionally that the grower of the cane in that state is rewarded by a full crop. or what is called a full crop in that locality. Bear in mind that what is called a full crop in Louisiana is not much more than half a crop in those countries where the climate conditions favor the growth of the cane and where it gives its largest yield of sugar. Your attention is called to the fact that sugar-cane is “propagated from cuts called ‘rattoons,’ as the plant rarely ripens its seed in the most favorable localities.” So says the most noted author on sugar-growing in the United States, Professor Chandler, of Columbia college. In the tropics one planting of cane lasts from ten to twenty years, giving a good yield of sugar annually. In the West Indies the rattoons are planted about once in every seven or eight years, which requires one-seventh or one-eighth of the crop annually for seed and reproduction. In southern Louisiana the rattoons require, by virtue of the climate, to be replanted once in three years,, and in the northern parts of that state infests hut tam alerts; * Via«th* third of the crop of cane is required an-luiady for seed and reproduction, and in the northern part a larger share of the crop is required for this purpose. This fact alone justifies fairly the conclusion that sugar cane is to a large degree an exotic in the United enates. Another reason is that the climate is not warm enough: is shown by th* reports of Genera] Greely, of the signal service, which I will read: 8rox.iLi Office. War Department ) . washington City, January 20.1890a in^Vnt iPl5in^ to *VOu? favor of the ISI* mutant, I beg leave to inform you that the £®P<*ature for the northern portion of Louisiana is 65.6 degree; for the Sate S73ck?rtl0n'    mean for the Very respectfully, Hov I*,A' ir'£REtLY‘ Chief Signal Officer. xx Jou-N H. Gear, House of Representatives, Washington. D. C. It will also be readily seen that the moan temperature of Cuba. San Domingo aud Hayti is the natural climate for sugar-cane, as is shown bv the following letter in regard to that climate: Ttrtxr t mSIoN AL Office, January 27. ISIK). WMini nf‘c k,'H:    e    nu“m annua! tem pi rating of Cuba varies from 75 decrees in In    lti‘rt-°    ~h and I,ossibIV TD degrees. S t f?1108 tb(> averages for Hayti and S    ar(>    not 5° weU established, but ro-oSLfrafeIy pu,r at ll«rr.*s ranging from 76 SlitiS8”*'8* possibly so. according to localities.    A.    W.    Greely. In addition, and a more convincing proof, is the fact that the grinding and bolting season begins in Louisiana iii November and lasts only seventy to seventv-nve days, while Th Cuba it begins in October aud lasts four to five months. Another proof bearing on the question will be found by referee to Alessrs. Bou-chereati’s report**, who have published annual reports for many years on the climatic effects on the sugar-cane and its production in Louisiana. I may add. I think without fear of contradiction, that these reports are considered by the canc growers of that state absolutely accurate and reliable.. Let me call the attention of the committee. to the quotations I have made from these reports iii regard to I he climate of Louisiana: hl^n    The crop wan stvcrclv hutt by the wet weather and frost in Xovem- Season of lS69-’70; Crop hnrt from rains af-molassesn ig °an’: ht nce lar«e quantities It should be borne in mind that wet weather makes the cane yield a small quantity of sugar, which is generally of inferior quality and a large per cent of molasses. Season of 1871-"72: Bad weather; canc small and green when cut for mill; severe frost in November, grinding season bad aud uufavora- Seasonof 1862-’73: Tho intensely cold weather ol Its,I- (2 caused the seed cane to rot in the Ei4^’ rCreoxin= weather on the “th, Iota and 16th of November proved a death planter* Crop and almost ruined many a KmU‘’t ‘r0St8 38,11 Season 1874-’75: November I and 2 dry freezing cold, which proved a death blow to the canc; loss estimated at 50,OOO hogsheads Season 187.V76: Goodyear. Season 187t>-’77; Freeze November Oil. Decera-an1 cr,?P badly injured both as to quantity and quality of I Kith sugar and molasses; loss estimated at 15,000 hogsheads Season l877-’78: Frosts; half of crop lost 18.8-’70: The weather reports indicate til .it this was a fairly good year Season lS70-’80: July-The planters jubilant over prospects of good crop and good times August—I he prospect this month was overshadowed by the coming event in the last hours of tile great gale which ushered in September; from the effects of this storm it was expected the crop would fall short, perhaps 25 per cent, l ear closed with more favorable pi aspects and favorable results than was supposed alter the. great, storm. Season 1880-’81: Frost and rain in November* many houses stopped grinding Season 1881-82: Frost November 25, and the canc in some sections of the sugar district was frozen to the ground. Very few planters did v\ ell, the majority not making half Season 1882-’83: Good year. Season 1883-’84: Good season. Season J884-’85: Too much rain and too dry Reason 188. >-’86: Bad weather at the begin -lung of the grinding season; the canc in many localities was too green to make sugar until about the middle of October, when a decided change for the better took place Season 1886-^87: Bad on account of frosts in January and rainy spHls from May to August. Season 1887-*88: Cane injured bv frosts and rain. Season 1878-'89: Report not published, but the crop was what is called a “good year.” I am, Mr. Chairman, in favor of protection. I believe in protecting tin* products of our looms, mills, mines, farms, and also our wage-workers, so that our peoplcniay have the benefit of our own home market in preference to giving it to people in other countries. I favor protection on each and every article that. we can produce iii this country iii amounts sufficient for our own use. so as to give employment to our own labor in order that they may live in the comfort that they are accustomed to, aud I am frank' to say that if we could produce a large portion of the sugar we use I should earnestly desire to foster it bv a fair protection; but. sir. I believe it to be an impossibility, for I for one ain satisfied, after a careful investigation of the facts, that the American people must look to other sources than Louisiana for their supply of sugar. I say Louisiana, for outside of that state the cane-sugar product of the United States Is I* than half of I per cent. of I ho sugar raised in this country. rl hat cane-sugar should not come within the li>t of protected articles is clearly shown by the statistics published, showing lim production and imports for twenty-one years. It shows that in twenty-one years they have only produced ahoui IO per cent, of what we consume. It also proves conclusively to my mind that the duty on sugar is not a protective duty, but that it is a purely revenue duty to the extent of OO per cent of every dollar collected from the people, sir: this duty in the place of being protective is a bastard revenue duty which has crept in under the wing of protection and has held a place, in our tariff schedules to which it is not entitled by reason of the fact that we can only produce JO per cent of our consumption, and that all probability of producing sugar equal to our annual increased consumption is an impossibility for the canc-growers of this country to accomplish. I consider the production of sugar-cane in the United States to be an experiment as yet: and yet. after nearly ninety years’ trial, how much do you suppose this experiment has cost the American people? These statistics, carefully made year by year from 1790 to 1889 (with the exception of 1S20, for which year there are no returns,    the amount be ing estimated from the books of the treasury department), showing that there has been paid in duties the immense sum of 31.400.412,727. Of this amount 89.14 per cent is a revenue and consequent Iv a direct tax. The duty on raw *ugar has ranged all these years on an ad valorem basis from 24 per cent, the lowest rate in 2857-'Gl, to S7.97 per cent in 1887. High as these duties arc on raw sugar, they are exceeded on refined, which have ranged variously from 313.21 per cent in 1523 to 24 per cent in 1557 and 89.55 per cent in 1886, a1] of which arc the highest rates of duty in our tariff schedulesever levied, not even excepting those in time of war. This large amount of duty is as direct a tax on every man, womac, and child in the county as if it had been imposed by act of congress. I do not believe, Mr. Chairman, that there is a civilized .people on the earth, outside of this nation (except in times of war or under great and pressing necessities of government,) who would submit to this excessive taxation on an article which is absolutely indispensable. not only for their daily use but also for their health. I imagine, Air. Chairman, that is has been submitted to for the reason that probably attention has not been called to this gross imposition until within a short time: but. sir, to-day, from cast to west, from north to south, the imperative demand is made for free sugar, which is as pronounced as was the demand for free tea in colonial days. We have tested the problem of producing cane sugar for newly a century and at an enormous expense to our people and with but barren results, and the time has come, in my to can a hanh, to stop ms Page Tmm.) WERE FORCED TO MARRY. A Strange and Sad Case in Scott County, Iowa. A Cruel Wrong Done an Innocent Girl ami Her Companion rimier a Misapprehension—The Supreme Court Decisions—State News. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Davenport. la.. May 15.—One of the most interesting eases ever reports! has just come to- light iii this locality. The person in whom the interest centers is the daughter of a wealthy German farmer living about five mile;» from this city. Bertha, Wiese, as the daughter of well-to-do parents, and likely to inherit no small portion of their means at her marriage. was well known and widely sought, but her favor was shown to young Gustav Eekermanu, a neighbor and a worthy young fellow who was fully deserving of her hand. Tilings went on smoothly fur some time, tffl at last Airs. Wiese noted circumstances which led her to become suspicious of the good nameof her daughter. She charged the girl with having sustained relations of an improper character with young' >>kenn:inn. but the imputation was indignantly denied. Ii was renewed again and again, till, though the girl continued to protect lier innocence, her parents were forced by overwhelming evidence to believe that she had been indiscreet. By way of setting the matter at rest the advice of a physician of thi* city was obtained. Ile. confirmed their worst fears, notwithstanding the tearful denials of the girl. On tin' return to the home Aliss Wiese was told that she must marry her friend Eekermanu. She implored that sin* be uot compelled to do that thing, but lier parents wen- inexorable. Eckertnann was ,*eiu for and came, lie wa* conf routed with the state of the case, and also denied that anything improper had over passed between them. He refused at first to entertain the idea of the marriage, but afterward, seeing the girl overborne, by her parents, and feeling a high regard for lier. lie consented. A magistrate was summoned and the ceremony was performed. Immediately thereafter the unwillinggroom went to his own home, the bride remaining with her parents. A short time ago Wiese and his w ife began, from various circumstance.*;, to think that there might have been too much haste in condemning their daughter. There were evidences that she. was not in error but that she was suffering from some serious malady of which they were ignorant. Another physician was consulted, the very best whom they could engage. The result of his examination was most astounding to the parents. It freed their deeply wronged daughter from the stain upon lier name, but it buried them beneath a load of sorrow at their own hasty conduct from which they will never rise. Att operation performed a day or sn ago relieved the young woman of a tumor of tho stomach of the weight of sixty pounds. She is now in Ale rev Hospital at this place, and un the road to recovery but her parents are heartbroken at t heir course, and the motlier, in particular, is almost distracted. Tlte marriage will probably be annulled. A CHICAGO TRAVELING AUN ROBBED. Thieve* at Waverly Bitte His Trunks of Thousands in Jewelry. Waverly, Iowa, Alay 15.—J. \V. Robinson. who travels for B. F. Norris A Co., wholesale jewelers of Chicago, arrived here Tuesday nigh! on the Chicago, St. Baul and Kansas City train front the west, and in the absence of an express wagon left Iii** trunks in lh*' depot with instructions that they be sent to his hotel in the morning. During lh** night burglars effected an entrance to the depot and rifled both of th*; trunks, which contained 320,000 worth of watches, jewelry and diamonds. One of Hie trunks was carried into a field adjoining th** depot where it was found, together w it ii the less valuable portion of its contents. All of the diamonds, about two hundred and fifty gobi ami silver watches, hundreds of chains, pins and charms are missing, estimated in value at $j5.000. Searching parties are scouring The. country in all directions, and although several tramps who have lately been seen about the depot have been arrested, nothing has been found lo indicate that they are Hie robbers. A PROFITABLE-MEETING. Newton of the Womans’ General Missionary Society of the U. P. Church at Washington, Iowa. [Special to Tie - Hawk-Eye.] Washington. la., May J5.—Th** Womans" General Missionary society of th**. U. I*, church, embracing the whole United States, closed ;t very successful, profitable and interesting annual meeting bere to-day. They have been in session since Tuesday. Over two hundred delegates were’in attendance. It has been the most numerously attended and interesting gathering in the history of the society: Representatives were here from nearly every state in the union. The entire proceedings were managed and officered by women, even to the ushers on duty at the meetings. Airs. Corvan, of Indianapolis. Indiana, and Alts. Dr. Barr, of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania, wen; elected president and vice-president for the ensuing year. Our people vied with each other in their endeavors to entertain the ladies while here. and all of them return to their homes with pleasant memories of the few days passed with the denizens of this pretty Iowa town. Schwartz vs. Davis, from Keokuk, in controversy over a stock of good*. The opinion is in favor of the defendant. Judge IL H. Trimble aud Attorney Casey were attorneys iii the case. Mabry. on mc- Memorial Day Orators. [Special to The Hawk-Eye. Moravia, la., May 15.—J. C. of Albia, will be the orator here mortal day. Lake City. la.. May 15.—Hon. Lafe Young, of Dos Moines, has been selected as orator for memorial day at this place. Cedar Falls. la.. May 15.—Dr. E. ll. Hutchins will be the orator here Alay 30th. TM BOLD SPEECHES. Notes of War Sounded by Von Molike and the Emperor. Sioux City Hospital Association. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Sioen City. May 15.—There was a meeting last evening of the Sioux City Hospital association movers. Officers were elected as follows:    President.    T. J. Stone; vice-president. J. I*. Allison: treasurer, tv. P. Alanley: *»*vretary. E. II. Buckman._ Injured in a Runaway. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Ottumwa. May 15.—Charles Norm. county clerk, was so\t*rly injured this afternoon by a runaway horse til rowing him out of a road cart. Gallic Republic Menaced—Creation an Uneasy Feeling That Is Little Less than a War Scare—Genera! Foreign Intelligence. John Schilling Suicides. [Sptvial to the Hawkeye.] Carroll, la., Alay 15. -John Schilling suicided at his home to-day in shooting himself through the. head, dying instantly. He is the same party who struck Smith la*t winter. His widowed mother is frantic over The deed. hor reason boing in danger. A Fire ut Iowa Falls, Iowa. Iowa Falls. May 15.—La**! evening fire broke out in the Christian foundry. The firemen by prompt efforts succeeded in saving th** Stacy shops but those **f the Christian works were totally destroyed. The loss is S4.00O. Insurance si.-200. The, cause of the Iii** is unknown. •••Driginal 1‘ackugct*” iii Creston. [Special to Th** Hawk-Eye.] Creston, la.. Alay 15.—The Anheusor Bush Brewing company have rented a large brick store room in Creston for Hic sale of liquor in original packages. R. II. Dilloway. a local liquor dealer, ii is understood, will also «>peu a house for handling liquor in original packages. UNHAPPY BUSINESS MEN. Doran. Wright Al Co., limbic to Meet Their Obligations. New York, Alay 15.-Th*; firm of Doran, Wright A Co., Wall street brokers, announced to its correspondent* flus morning its inability lo meet its obligations. E. D. Williams, general manager of (he. holist', saidjto-day that no statement would be made for a couple of days. T'he liabilities, Ii** added, would be in the neighborhood of 330.IKM), with only nominal assets. The loss will be distributed all over the country, but no individual loss will exceed $10,OIH). W illiams said that already the ti rut had received a number of sympathetic and encouraging letters aud messages from many persons who were among th*' losers. The firm has no indebtedness on any of tho exchanges in this city. The Boston lions** alfin suspended business this morning. A LAWYER SHOT. Mortally Wounded Iii lits Office on Wall .Street. New York, Alay 15. — A terrible tragedy occurred in Wall street, lins morning, when a vindictive young man. Alphonso S. Stephanie, shot, and mortally wounded Lawyer Clinton G. Reynolds. Th** murderer was but a few hours in the city. having just arrived on Hie. White Star steamer, Majestic, from Liverpool. The cause of the tragedy is as follows:    Ste phanie’s father carried on a fruit business in this city. Ile died two years ago, leaving his wife sol** executrix. Alphorn"** carried on the business, but converted much of ii. into cash. depositing 350,000 with the Safe Deposit company. II** quarreled with and assaulted his mother, and two months ago went. to Enrols*. I During his absence hi* mother consulted Lawyer Reynolds, who advised an attachment against him and the S;ifc Deposit company. Ile probably beard of it this morning on his arrival, and al once went to Reynolds’ office, w here lie held an interview with him in tin* inner office. Hearing a shot find the occupants of the. outer office rushed in and found Stephanie standing over Reynolds with a smoking revolver in Ids hand and lie\-nolds probably fatally wounded with a bullet just below the heart. Stephanie was arrested and Reynolds removed to tile hospital. TO DIE NO MORE. •Install SiMudfnrri, Brother of senator Stanford, Dead. San Francisco. May 15.—Josiah Stan-Stanford, brother of United Stat*** Senator Leland Stanford, ami a well known pioneer of the state, died at hi.** home in Oakland last night of heart .dbea^c. Connty Superintendent’s in Session. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Cedar Rapids. Alay 15.—The district convention of the county superintendent's of this di.'triet began an interesting session this morning. Among question* discussed wa* the new seh*M>l text book law, State superintendent Sabin giving what would be his construction of the law'. There was ai*o a full discussion on normal schools. Considerable interest was manifested in tim discussion of model country school hon****. Iowa Supreme Court. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Des Moines, Alay I.'*.—Supreme c ourt opinions: Peterson, appellant, vs. Chicago, Rock I*!aud and Pacific railway, from Scott county, reversed: Smith vs. City of Osage, appellant, from Mitchell county, affirmed: Sanderson, appellant, vs. Cerro Gordo county, from Cerro Gordo count, affirmed: Vanslykc vs. Chi* ago, St. Paul and Kansas City railway, appellant, from Butler county, affirmed: Lindley, appellant, vs. Snell, from Polk county, affirmed. Iowa Teacher** Oiwu-« School Laws. Mason City. la., May 14.—The county superintendent of Iowa closed a profitable session at Clark City last night. The new text-book lave w’as fully discussed and favorably commented upon. Much time was devoted to the Bennett law, now in force in "Wisconsin, and the opinion prevailed that Iowa should have a similar law. Tile newly elected officer.* are: "President. D. H. Hacker, Hamilton; Secretary, R. C. Barrett, Osage. Died in an Apoplectic Fit. Governors’ Inland, N. Y.. May 15.— Nelson S. Davis, brigadier general I". S. A., retired, was stricken down by an apoplectic lit to-day and died. A Candidate for Secretary of State. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] _ Waterloo. la., May 15.—Mr. Shurt-ieff, chairman of the republican county f committee is announced as a candidate for secretary of state. The Schwarts-Os rte Sa Hi [Special to The Hawk-Eye.} Des Moines, May 15.—The forenoon in the United States circuit court was mostly consarned in arguing motions in various cases. This afternoon the court delivered an opinion in the case of An 01*1 settler Gone. [Special to Tho Hawk-Eye.] Crawford*Ville, la.. Alay 15.—An* other old settler gone to his reward. Died this afternoon at 1:30, George W. Manners, of this place, in his eighty-eighth year. Deeeased was born in Pennsylvania in 1802; came to Iowa in 1851. He was a consistent member of the United Presbyt* rian church of this place, fjfuict and unassuming in Iii* manner*, esteemed by all who knew him. Ile leaves an aged widow and several children and grandchildren to mourn his loss. Obituary. New London, la., Alay 15.—Addison Chandler was born October 24. I17. in Cayuga county. New York, where his family settled in the early eoloniai days. On June 7, 1838. he was married to Mary E. Hedge at Rose Hill, Indiana: re.-iding in Indiana until September 1852 he came west and with hi* family *ettied in New London, Iowa, where he passed the remainder of his life. After coming to Iowa lie immediately engaged in business and wa** also justice of the pca»'f; until 1*32. when he wa*, appointed postmaster by President Lincoln, which office, he held for twenty-five years, continuing the general mercantile bu-i-nes*» until 1887, when he resigned hisoffice and retired from business. His last days were spent in that peace and comfort which only go**l men know, and finally on Monday. May 5th, J his). while at the home of his >ou in Lincoln, Nebraska. In; an*w*-red the summons which called him from earth. On Alay 8th fie wa* buried with Masonic honors in the Burge cemetery in New London by th** rid** of the loving and devoted wife and mother, who had preceded him on April 30th. 1884. In his official capacity be wa* effacent, courteous and kindly to all. For every one he had a pleasant word and spoke no evil word to any man. Although in public lif*- for many year.*, he never had a political opponent who wa.* his enemy, and his life's career was wound up without a single spot or blemish. A man of rugged health he defied all ailments until about a year ago, while at his place of business he was stricken with paralysis, from which he recovered temporarily. Ont of a family of eight children survive Mrs. C. Whit Smith, of Burlington, Iowa, Mrs. S. E. Symons, of East Saginaw, Michigan: Mr. J. V. Chandler, of Lincoln, Nebraska; Air. Frank S. Chandler. Alderson. Indian territory:    Mr. Thomas fl. Chandler, of Burlington. Iowa, and Miss Nellie Chandler, of New London, Iowa._ —Ask your grocer for a two-pound package oQBeeale Ffadcw. London. Alay 15.—Two speeches delivered yesterday have riveted on Germany the attention of ail Europe. Count von Moltke in litereichstagand Emperor William at a banquet iii Kocnigsburg both sounded notes of war. and sj>oke of its advent in the near future as at least a possibility. Tho young emperor, as is hi* wont when uttering threats, put his menacing words in the form of a boast. Although lie spoke of the “sword of East Prussia " defending tho frontier, th*' allusion was to Frauee, not Russia, and Europe so understands it. The old strategist of the German army put hi* gloomy forebodings of evil in language that no orator in the reichstag could match for eloquence aud clearness of ex pre.*siou. Ile foresees a con filet of classes growing our of the labor movement which may involve all Europe and he loaves no doubt as to the class the government would support with all the strength of th** army, tint the social bugbear was held up to the vision of the legislators to cover up his real objeet. The old warrior had France in lits eye while h** talked of general social upheavals ami hi* reference to the possibility of more than on* campaign ln*fore certain i>owers could be completely overthrown was unmistakable. The speeches have, created an uneasy feeling that is little short of ii war scare. The ministry suffered a defeat in the house of commons yesterday, owing to the smart tactics of the Parnell tics, win) an* in high glee o\er their success. Fox. member for the Tulia more division of King* county, who has had some American experience, proposed an amendment to Balfour's land purchase bill, by which money tor laborers’ allotments would be provided out of tile surplus accruing from the disestablished Irish church funds. The Parnellitcs with their chief at their head, mustered in numbers sufficient to force the second reading through a thin house, the tory whips having summoned their men for a later hour. This forces the consideration of the amendment iii committee, and gives the opposition a powerful leverage for improving Balfour'* measure. The opjH>-silion can hardly expect such luck this* evening, when th** vote comes on tho licensing measure, but the government hasbeen rendered doubly anxious by the incident. Mrs. Frank Leslie at. last. tacitly admits her intention t*> wed tin* Marquis de Leucine. Th*' marquis was regarded as blowing hi* ow ti trumpet when he recently informed some newspaper men <>r the fact, but Air*. Leslie does not deny it and, unless .six* again changes her mind, the marriage may he regarded as certain to com*’ off in the near future. The experience of tin* princess of Hat-feldt, if the title really belongs to the American wife of the inveterate gambler of that name, may deter other American girls from throwing themselves and their fortunes away on worthless titled Europeans who want only their money. Hat/.feldt ha* returned to his old habits and often remains at tile gambling table nu!ii tin; gray dawn. He merely gave tin- habit up when hi* cash ran out. Patty was welcomed to London by a crowded house la*! night and enthusiastically applauded. An I*prising wt I’orto Alure. Bio De J and: ho. Alay 15.—A rising of the people against tile government took place Tuesday at Porte Aigre. A portion of the troop* fraternized witli th** people. The outbreak was suppressed by th** police and troops who remained loyal. A number of persons were wounded. Riotous Strikers. Vienna. May 15. \t Neiitischien the moil employed in the «,,,;*rrie* are on a strike. Striker* stormed t. houses of th*; officers of the quarries an.. I ♦«» murder the director of one of them. Tile gendarmes finally quelled the disturbance after a conflict with the strikers, during which a number of th** former wen* wounded. An Order of SiiKprnslon. Moscow. Alay 15.—An order has been bsuod suspending the admission of students to the Agricultural Academy here until 1*'.»3. Th** order is due to recent disorders among the student.*. Minister Smith Present* lite Credential*. St. PltersIu.ug. Alay 15.—Charles Emory Smith, the new American minister to Russia, presented hi* credentials to tin* czar yesterday. The czarian subsequently gave audience to Air. and Mrs. Smith. Ku pepgy. This i* 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 dollar* are spent annually bv our people in thn hope that they may attain this boon. And yet it may be had by a1). AV© guarantee that Electric Bitter*, if used according to direction* and the use persisted in, wil) bring you good digestion and oust the. demon Dyspepsia and install Eupepsy. We recommend Electric Bitters for dyspepsia and all diseases of liver, stomach and kidney*. Sold at 50c and $1.00 per 1>ot.-tle at Henry's drug store. Mile*’ 5>m aud Liv er Filin. An important discovery. They act on the liver, stomach and bowels through the nerves. A new principle. They speedily cure biliousness bad taste, torpid liver, piles and constipation. Splendid for men, women and children. Smallest. mildest, surest. 30 doses for 25 cents, Samples free at J. IL Witte's drug store. A Drake man Killed. [special to Th** Hawk-Eye.] Br* un ell, May 15.—A Chicago, Burlington and Quincy brakeman named Grimes wa* killed at Avon this morning. As the train approached tho station he came out of a side door of the waycar and leaning out wa* struck by a scuta-I phoreand killed instantly. The JBesuit. Even, ingredient employed in producing Hood * 8ar*}»pariUa Is strictly pure, and is the best of it* kind it Is possible to hwy. All the roots and iM*rt»s are carefully »elected, personally examined, and only the beat retained. So that from th** time of purchase until Hood’* Sarsaparilla is prepared, everything I* eare-j frilly watched with a view to attaining the ' )»e«t result. Why don’t yon try It? - | The Burlington Fontina** the Fight. Chicago. Alay 15.—The C., B. A (J. j rail rt >ad still continues its rate war on | passenger rates. To-day it an non nee n a { cut to $10.50 of the rate from St. Paul to St. Louis.    _ Diarrhea, Dysentery, Cholera, Flax. I Maguire’s Benne Plant, for nearly 50 yean the infallible cur**. Th on‘stud.* of teatiincniaJa; ; indorsed by the Western Sanitary Connotation, V. S. army officers, hospital physicians, tdeam-! t>oat officers, etc. Taken in time a sure pre-I - entire of Asiatic cholera. Two Warsaw Hoys Drowned. Keokuk, May 15.—Ed. Stafford and J John Bridgeman, of Warsaw, were boat-I ing to-day on tho river when the skiff ; capsized and bot Ii were drowned. Excursion Ticket#    I ; To Denver via ll. A O. Good going Jon# 21 and 22 and good returning after June 27 till i thirty days from date of sale. fine regular I first class fare for round trip. } Account Travelers’ Protective anociation I convention.___________ Headache, Neuralgia. Dizziness, New-1 oneness, Spasms, Sleeplessness, cured Dr. Miles’ Nervine. Samples free al H. W itte’s drug store. ;