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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - May 20, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                f THE BURL ESTABLISHED SBAYNEBYNDM After Explanations on Both Sides the Matter is Finally e Tariff Ducaralon Continued in tie Silver Bill In the Senate Supreme Court May the house went into of the whole on the tariff of West Virgi took the floor on a question of per sonal He made a statement concerning controversy Imtween liynmn and about the Campbell In asked Baync if he endorsed the charges contained in Camp bells toilers so far as they applied to Wilson and liaync replied ex pressing regret that tincontroversy had occurred and denied that lie intended reflection on eiilior Bynum or Wil then said he had no further statement to make and the subject was The coimniitcc ihcii prooeecdcd to the onsideralion at the Uiinp that offered by Jnn of striking from schedule the proviso Unit silver ore and all other ores containing lead shall pay a duty of cents per pound on the lead contained according to sample and assay at i he port of The amendment was defeated iiftir some de Tinamendments ollcrccl Saturday by McKinley ID I lie jniernal revenue clause if the liill as were also a number of other McKinley amendments regarding ihe tobacco and snuff among one that the internal taxes on smoking and manufactured tobacco and snuffs four rents a pound reduc ing the bond on cigarmamifactiircrs from to si of spoke in favor of restoring the present internal tax on lobacco and offered an amendment to that The people he his was the lal which should be taken from their They fcrrcd I be nix Mioiild be taken from nueessities of rather llian from the the cigar and whisky The main uiHslton before Ihe house was whclher the ireasury contained enough money of Ihc Ai Mich a lime he did not believe in taking tin tax from lie did not propose with soldiers of the knocking ut the doors of the to take the lax of offered ami advocated an amendment abolishing the lax on of favored tne repeal oflhc Inbacro I ndcr the system of monopnh in the production of whisky and lobacco ihe on these articles has more to the people Ilian any oilier lax McKinlcy said the eominitlec had not abolished the tax on tobacco because ilie country needed money and because it was not necessary to abolish it in order preserve the protective Tuckers was rejected McCom Brown of and Mudd voting with the mid Williams of Ownes ol Tarsney and Morgan with the Hender sons amendincni was also 10 llendeiMni oiVcreti another amcnd mcnl resioring I In1 present rate of duty on wool and ending Ihe vole the committee jose and ihe hinise TUESDAY MAT a pioneer jurist of He was bora at ihe town in that stale bear ing his lathers in and was therefore in his fiftysevenlh His grandfather was Samuel Dex ter of secretary of the treasury la President John Adams and distinguished both as a lawyer and a HAJLEDLIgE A Vast Amount of Damage Done In May terrific cyclone rain and hail storm passed over parts of and Chippewa in this between three and four oclock Sunday doing a tremendous amount of The storm swept a section three miles wide and eighteen The most serious damage was done in and near the villages of Congress and In Congress every pane of glass facing the north and unprotected by was broken by hail which fell to the depth of eight inches on a Entire orchards and strips of oak limber were blown down or twisted to the Many barns and outbuilding were unroofed or blown At Kowsbury hail fell to the depth of eight to twelve inches on the level and drifted to a depth of tliirty two Hundreds of sheep wefe killed by ihc PRICE 15 CEHTS PER BT JULY THE The Silver Kill May the from ihe coininillcc on appropria back the annual naval appropriation Tin silver bill was iheii taken up and Dolph spoke in favor of ihe treasury lie argued against the free coinage of silver as some think Unit would stop the coinage of Inn thought intermitioii al bimetalisiu was Teller criiicised the speech sharp and Mitchell expressed dissent from I he ol his On moiion ol of it was ordered the MMIUIC bill regarding im ported taken up After an rxccnimCession Ihc senate ad SUPREME COURT A tliulKluelit AffHiliNt the Clllireh of lay SiiiutH May supreme conri of i In1niicd States today render ed an opinion of vital interest to the Mor mon church in ihc suit of the church of Uuler Hay Saints against the Inited States which comes here on ail appeal from the decision of the supremo court of 1tah in favor of tin1hiled This conn aflirms that IMciMil lleef MIMI Win May supreme court rendered a decision holding to be unconstitutional the law of Minnesota requiring that all fresh meats sold in the slate shall be cut from animals slaught ered within the staic and inspected twen tyfour hours before The cast is entitled Stale ol Minnesota against Henry and is of great inter est to the dressed Ueef men who win the The Ifclaml IlrUiiigs in Kentucky May the noted suit between tinslates of Kentucky Indiana over the proprietorship of Green River island in the Ohio the court holds the island belongs to IOWA in ICmlinc May ISpeeinl to The May The postoflice changes in Iowa during the week ending May 17 are as follows Established Arnolds Dickinson Arthur postmaster Cherokee John postmaster Edward Postmasters Appointed Van Bureu Bragg Appanoose Bcnefield Marion John Boose Crawford Lewis Coon Kuena Vista Wells Pilot Lee George GENERAL WASHINGTON A FanAmerican May The president today sent to the senate a letter of the secretary of state submitting a plan of a preliminary survey for a railway line to connect the principal cities of the Ameri can hemisphere in accordance with the recommendation of the PanAmerican The president recommends prompt action by congress to enable tills government to participate in the promo tion of the The share of the United States in the cost of the survey will Cite Fitfce Contort May The United States supreme court today rendered a decision affirming the judgment of the court in the suit of the Cornell University against This is the iwellknown EiBke contest and it goes nnaingt the Tlir laili Short Nearly Complolrd to Special to Tlie May transcontinental the Pacific Short now building from Sioux to lias completed its Trading on Hie lirst division from Sioux City to this a distance of The track is down for half the distance and is proceeding at the rate of two and a half miles per Trains will be run ning on the ONeill division by July at the Since the letting of the contract a few days ago for the construc tion of tinremaining portion of the line from ONcill to to Scnllen of speculations in property along the and especially on the ONeill arc as suming the proportions of a Jleneral Manager of the 1acilic Town Site with headquarters HI Sioux has three corps of agents in the Held looking after thousands of speculators anil and thev arc kept actively employed in jiosal of town lots and acreage The contract calls for the completion of the road to Opden in eighteen months from the 1st of but the contract ing linn say the road will he in running order before that At Ogden it is understood the new road will make traf lic arrangements with the Central Pacific to the Pacific and cast of Sioux City it is certain that traflic connections have been completed with two of the shortest trunk line to the Atlantic sea The line is intended to make the shortest route from ocean to and is id be built on the low grade thereby giving it advantages in cost of construction and distance compared to other transcontinental With these advantages in its favor it is not surprising that immediate land along the route are in demand at this early Then again tho line traverses the very finest farming and grazing section of Ne braska and the new stations along the Pacific Short Line are bonnd to grow and TfflETYPOUE PERSONS of an Kxplosion at a Iluvauu May 11 oclock Saturday night a lire broke out in Yasis hardware In a short time the tlaincs reached a barrel of powder in tho building and a terrific explosion The whole structure was blown to pieces iud thirtyfour persons were killed and scores Ucfenclrd Her NKW May Eos wife of an Italian dock stabbed and mortally this one Cillarde who had been a Hoarder in her in de fense of lnr Through an inter preter it was learned from Rossita that Lpindue wanted her to run away from her husband and She fused ami then he attempted to assault HASH SLIGERS Numerous Waiters in Chicago Hotels on a Tlic Prertyterian Convention at Saratoga From Over the ley to be Telegraphic May waiters employed at Ihe Palmer of ihe discharged this morning on their refusal to leave the Culinery The alliance people have ap pointed a committee to call upon the proprietors of the Tremont Audi lorium and Palmer house anW present the demands of the alliance for recognition and better pay in the event of a refusal to order a strike at noon today in all the places About thirty waiters at the Tremout house and an equal number at the Commercial hotel went on a strike No action was taken at the Grand as the man agement has promised to sign the scale if the other houses At the Auditor ium the acting manager signed the scale subject to of Manager Southgate upon bis return from New BELIGIOUS will take vigorous measures to show their France has had a year of almost unex ampled Her importsand ox pDrts both exceed last years by severa million Western Australia is to hare its coasi strongly fortified by the English govern the Australian colonies jointly pay ing the A BAD The Largest Bucket Shop in the United States Goes to the NEW May Grain and Stock Exchange said to be the largest bucket shops in the United went to the wall this owing to an attachment secured against it by a customer for Charles the accredited president of the said this noon he thonglit the business would be resumed in a very short as settlement with all tcred itors was Members ojp the Public Grain and Stock Exchanwsay they belong to the Consolidated Stock and Petroleum Stock capital stock is paid in fulp SaicUte of a Consular May consular agent of the United States at this has committed sui cide with a No reason ior the act is SABBATH Jroceedingrs of the Presbyterian ieiiera in Session at May th Iresbyterirn general assembly this njon ing Kempshall moved that the ri port of the committee on methods of a terin the constitution be referred bac to the committee enlarged by seven mem hers fairly representing both wit instructions to report as early as possib to This was seconded b Patton and opposed by Roberts chairman of the who thouRh the matter has not been sufficiently d Patton said he bad scconde it in the interests of Her rick of thought it sit gttlar that if this was in the interests o harmony the chairman of the committc should not have been H thought more discussion was necessar before such He moved tha the motion be laid on the but i was The question of recommitta wast lien deferred and the matterdroppci for the The board of missions for the freed men made its annual report which showci that there was now 243 7 117 colored preachers and IK colored and not less the fjv hundred thousand frccdmen are nov reached by their good Thi receipts of the board during the yea were a pain over last year o The froedmeu themselves havi given toward the support of their owi churches and schools secretary of th board followed in earnest advocacy o larger giving and interest for the eluva tiou of this He said there was seri ous trouble ahead unless this was done He stated that the negroes as a whole arc multiplying much faster than the means of educating Late this afternoon a motion to rccom mil the report of the committee on meth ods of revision to an enlarged committee was again taken up and after a long dc bate Many Churchmen to DES May event of the week in this city will be the annual meeting of the general association of congregational churces of the state The first session will be held Wednesda when the annual sermon will be preached by isalter of Burlington The following day will be mainly devotee to the seiuicentcnial celebration ol the conjrrcgationnal work in the state Julius a worker here for over fifty years Robin and of the Iowa who came here in and Charles Gihbs will all be Beed will deliver the memorial address proper at halfpast ten oclock Thursday Speeches by and Sun day School Secretary all relating to the work of the fifty will be heard in the The meeting will continue three Tin Louisiana state Lottory Comiiany May The gen eral assembly of the prcsbyterian church today adopted a resolution vigorously condemning Hie Louisiana state and warning all members of the church against complicity in it in any shape or particularly in buying Heavy Itains ISpivinl to The May heavy rain Sunday evening was accompanied with which fell in a large quantity a sluir distance south of this doing much damage to grain and The colness and frequency of the rains of this month has put the early planting Sliiiniiii CITV vv May ernment has granted to General of the Inited States a concession on a railroad from this city to the Pacific It is assumed that the govern ment in this way is making return to General Sturm for favors to Mexico done by him in time of A May Charles in the presence of his wife and four Saturday morning blew his brains out with a dying almost lie had been in poor health and this led to his Illinois Miners May general strike has been declared in all the coal mines of Peoria and Canton The meu demand seventylive cents a ton and the operators are determined sixtylive cents is all they will The The pleasant effect and the perfect safety with which ladies may use the li quid fruit Syrup of under all conditions make it their favorite rem It is pleasing to the eye and to the yet effectual in acting on the liver and Two Men May Mel vine Grindle and his were drowned yesterday by the capsizing of a boat off Sandy Koth leave Blackleg in Xew York May has appeared among cattle in sections of Schoharie The rapid spread of the disease causes much ExSenator May of was this morning adjudged insane iu the probate court and com mitted to Josephs Clear May senate today confirmed the nomination of Charles as postmaster at Clear nerv ous blues cored by Miles Samples free at drag Hmrry rtock broker MM Uaptist Societies May anniversary luectngs of the various national organizations of the Baptist church began here There is a large attendence of leading mem bcrs uf the denomination from parts of the The societies which hoi J their regular annual meetings during the next ten days are the Mission ary union or Foreign missionary American Baptist Publication American Baptist Home mission American Baptist Education society and the Womens Baptist Home mission The Home mission society led off with a session devoted to routine GENERAL FOBEIQN Terrible Slaughter of May Temps publishes a dispatch from Senaga stating that the French have captured Scgon and Ouise bougau after conflicts with the Da The forces of the Dahomians at a battle which took place April 25 numbered and all of them were The French loss was fifteen killed and soveutvtwo Approved Large May budget commit tee of the Keichstag has approved credits amounting to marks on account of German operations in East Comparison May of the lib eral papers condemn Gladstones com parison of the atrocities perpetrated by the jRnssian officials upon the exiles in Siberia with the Mitchellstown Ireland A Steamboat May steamer liar bound from Bilboa to had foundered off the Irish Six per sons were Stanley Will May who is the most picturesque figure in Europe is to marry a lady Miss Dorothy the young lady who is to make the great explorer Js a daughter of the late Charles Tennant and has be come famous through her clever pictures in the The explorer is furi ous over the announcement that Heroes in the Dark issued by the Historical Publishing is his His forthcoming In Dark est he exclusively in the hands of Charles Scribners The latest news from Uganda is that Stan leys work has been completely undone by a deal between Germany ond will give a monopoly to the 3ois sionarics of these nations and exclude the The scheme was worked through Cardinal archbishop Sir James the un der foreign pleaded ignorance last Goulp by May Terrell is roundly denounced by the Independence Beige for protesting against the levying of import duties in the Congo Free AineflcmB the angry Belgian were built up by the blood and tears of negro The CUH Why Workiugmen Want the Christian Sabbath From the Christian The weekly called Life has a great deal to say against the trustees of the Metropolitan Museum because they do not open it on It charges this course as due to It does not know that kindness to the workingman is the prevailing ITence we print an extract from an English which we know to be perfectly and which shows who arc the true friends of the working the men who want the day of rest and worship or the men who incessantly mock and jeer at all measures taken to secure its due observance A few years before the death of Mark the editor of the London he mado the followingconfession to a who vouches for and who was remonstrating with him for the ridi cule in that he had per sistently poured upon the friends of the Lords In reply to a remark that on this subject the working people seemed to be in advance of and that if the barriers which surround the Lords day were broken ulti the would have to do seven days work for six days Lemon said Xow I will make a confession to you which I have not made to Some time ago I got up a pe tition in favor of the opening of the British on and sent it into our printing office for the men to judge of my the foreman came to my room and said If you do you press for the signing of this petition unless you the men would rather not sign What in the world do you mean by that it i for their benefit that we want museums opened on re plied the the men think that would not be the end of would only be the thin edge of the and before offices and all kinds of places as well as museums would be open on too added that petition was never The conductof the men made a strange impression on my and I honestly acknowledge that it furnishes a strong fact for your side of the The narrator added From the day of this interview until his I never heard of Lemon having penned an unkind line against better observance of the Lords A FEW BY Do ships have eyes when they go to sear Are there springs In the oceans bod Dose a jolly tar ooze from a tree Can a river lose its head Will a blacksmiths vise condemn his soul Can books be white and read To whom does the church bell pay its toll Who shingles a water shed If a minstrel boy can finpt his lay Can a ship sin her layto Do tigers ask for grace when they prey Can a bugle note come due Is Father Time a noted thief For stealing the hours away Can you give a windowpane relief Can you mend the break of day Is a purchase made shoes are soled Can an ax the rainbow hue If 1 keep on twisting the tale Ive told Pray what will you readers do The Best in the Senator Henry of writes SENATE April On the 27th of I was taken with a violent pain in the region of ihe I suffered such agony that could hardly stand As soon as pos sible I applied two Allcocks Porous one over each and laid In an to my surprise and the pain had vanished and I was I wore the plasters for a day or two as a and then removed I have been using Allcocfcs Por ous Plasters in my family for the last ten and have always found them the quickest and best external remedy for strains and rheumatic From my experience I believo they are the best plasters in the Allcocks Porous Plasters arc purely They are mild but sure and quick in their and abso utely Beware of and do not be de ceived by Ask for and let no solicitation or ex planation induce you to accept a substi Allcocks Corn and Bunion Shields ef fect quick and certain The Gall of From the Colonel one has been cir culating mallicious stories about Its Major we all have to stand being lied Colonel confound the stories are true GlEAMCS FROM Interesting Items Caught on the Fly by HawkEye S atoines Boodlers Keokoka Jfew Stock Binds Has a Bain of Birds General State Lights on a Dark From Puck heres the word kid ney in the lesson for A kidney is one of the organs of the Hoi you may give an instance illustra ting the use of the Holcomb without a seconds hesita are going to have a new kid ney in our church nest JJew From the City The original package decision seems to worry the prohibitionists in Maine worse than anywhere They have teen kicking against the pricks so long in that that they protest vigor ously against new From the Detroit Free am afraid you got cheated when yon Mught this Youll never get me o believe your front yard contains an it does I measured it With what My lawn Change of monthly ir hot are cured by Miles Free samples at Wit tes drug store going to tan your hide May charges es of against aldermen and exaldermen of Des Moines still hangs fire in the grand and there is now a general feeling of doubt that any indict ments will be found at Most of those against whom charges were made have returned the money said to have been il legallly but Macey still insists that he is entitled to the cash Justice Comes DES May financial exhibit of Polk county has just been made public and the 3gures given are likely to cause They show the court expenses of the county were greater than for the proceeding amounting to Of this amount went to meet justice court ex Justice fees in these courts amounted to and constable fees to Witness fees amounted to These fees were nearly all distri buted among constable and their assist for it requires from three to six offi cers and assistant officers so make a search for liquors under the present pro hibitory The Cherokee IOWA May The Cherokee after having wan dered around the Iowa reservation for twentyfour hours in futile search of the Iowa was found Saturday morn ing by two Indian scouts sent out by the chiefs to see what had become of the governments whom they liad been awaiting for a The party arrived at and after dinner the conference with the chiefs was Medium the second chief and spokesman for the asked that he commissioners provide a feast for the and then they would proceed with the The commission rs were finally obliged to consent to and at noon today the feast was Keokuka Stock Special to The May In the office of he recorder in this was filed articles of incorporation of the Keokuk Jnion Stock Yards with a cap tal stock of The board of di is DeGive and The officers are the same as those of other ike The work of construc ion will commence tomorrow and is ex pected to be finished by July The will accomodate about live thousand Damaging Frog Special to The la May It is discovered hat the heavy frosts of last week have lone much damage fruit and early in this farmers are hrough planting coin MI Hu weather las been too cool for i in Ias and meadows WEST May The r ut rost has completely killed the and garden truck looks any law seeking to regulate the liquor whether prohibition or license in in its must have the aid of a na tional law governing shipments of It therefore precipitates the whole ques tion into national at least in so far as the election of congressmen pledged to restrictive or prohibitive ship ments are There is considerable es pecially of elegant going on in this There are also efforts being made to introduce a system of water This is needed very much as we are behind the Iowa cities iii this The health of this community is as is attested by the presence of Christian Concord with who first saw light it He has lived here for It is but fair to the aged patriarch to say that he ascribes his lon gevity to a generous and continuous im bibing of good bourbon We think this a He is still fairly BUBGLABY AT WEST It Raineil Special to The CEOAK May heavy storm which prevailed In this lo Saturday thousands of birds vhich were migrating toward the north vere attracted by the electric light strik ng against the electric and Iropping into the which were jlentifully strewn with Many rare ipecimins were picked Arrestel for MASOX May detec ive from Illinois arrived ju the city and arrested Ernest who is wanted at Apple River and other places for bitrg aries committed by lie has been ihadowed here for several having of a more heinous He las already served several years in the Vlttrnate Worlds Commissioners tSpi vial to The DES May dispatch received from Governor Boies who is sick at announces the of Joseph of this and president of the State Agricultural as alternate worlds fair commissioners for Iowa to be appointed by the Works May of the largest deals ever transacted in this city took place The Le Mars Water and Light company sold their plant to Winehell for It includes the franchise and mains of the wa ter works Agricultural Munufactory Special to The HawkEyeJ May Empire Manufacturing company was incorpor ated having a capital stock of The business of the company will be the manufacture of agricultural implements and other farm Hail HU Hand Smashed Special to The May a brakemau on the Mil waiiKcc Paul got his hand badly smashed while making a coupling here last evening and will lose A Masonic Memorial Special to The WEST May Xichols hardware store was burglarized Friday A gold watch and a lot of revolvers and pocketknives were amounting to somewhere near 5125 in Entrance was affected by forcing the front Lodge Xo A held a memorial service Sunday in memory of their deceased of delivered the The public school buildings of West Liberty daily display the national Many new residences are being built this summer and all our mechanics are FROM A Letter Concerning So cial uud Other May editor of the Xow Uostou Gmiiliii was in the city lute of Denver and edi tor of the Kiithsbiira was in the ity the lirst of tlie Dame rumor ias it tlmt of the will do the editorial work on the Timfs and that the paper will become the joint property of Mitchell and Squire who has been editing and managing the Tlmen since Mitchells sojourn in made his farewell salutation to the readers of the Times in its last The squire is pos sibly now ready for the resumption of justice the embarrassed merch ant of Millersburg who quietly disap peared from his home some two weeks has not yet turned Grave fears are entertained that lie lias ended his life The exercises of the Aledo high school took place at the First Presbyterian church on last Friday evcn The graduating class consisted of four ladies and one All the teachers of the Aledo public except the principal and one have been secured for he coming Miss Mable daughter of has been employed as assistant She is a eacher of marked ability and well quali ied for the A story is going the rounds that one Rick Carver has fallen heir to eft him from a deceased aunt by The story is all Rick is a wag in his and is only practicing a little duplicity on his Quite a sensational case of bastardy was tried inthe county court the parties being Charles Xeisley and Nancy both of Sea The jury after remaining out all night re turned a verdict of not TO nil THE EMPTY COFFERS BOUGHT AN Tlie Harrison Klevator Rehotigiit for Uur liiiKton Yesterday the sale was consumated by which the Harrison some months ago sold by Lou Fix to Robert of becomes again the property of Burlintrton anil the instead of lying practically idle as it for the two years will be repaired and overhauled and put to some The transfer completed yesterday was to the National Linseed Oil of which the Burlington Linseed Oil is a mem The company has always been hampered in its operations by the want of sufficient storage room for the flax seed and now they feel that they have secured accommodations which will en able them to handle srcater quantities of the raw material and so increase the out put of the Several thousand dollars will be ex pended upon the property in making it suitable for the handling of which Is almost as to hold as The which now are fiti ishcil only to the top of the first will to tho top of the build ing nni will increase the storage capacity to ooo Several additional workman will be employed at the eleva tor nnil so it is a direct benefit to the oily in A LETTER FROM The Cold Weather and and Personal Correspondence of The May weather holding cold for so long in this part of the state all kinds of farming is very much The frost has dam aged much small especially cur rants and there has been one in that such as we have not seen for five havejbeen poured upon us If warm weather ever sets in in earnest everthing will fairly The farming community complain con siderably and it is noticeable that they are looking more earnestly toward con gress for The discussion of the Mc Kinley bill attracts their It is to be hoped that that measure will in deed be for the good of all our people and not alone of the eastern manufac Governor Gears efforts for free sugar are highly He is making for himself a reputation as the peoples Politics are not being agitated here There is no doubt of Colonel Hendersons renominatinn and reelec A few soreheads and a good many democrats are endeavoring to make the people think there is widespread dis satisfaction with the colonels but it is only the rapings of their heated im His record is a splendid one and that if you go back even to his cradle in old His effort has been for his and it is not the course of an intelligent people to forget good honest Senator Seedsname has beenJdndly mentioned in connection with the reJ publican nomination for secretary j bat we know that it is not with 1 consent and that he has steadfastly i fused all solicitations to allow it to be The original package decision i to lave good many Military Tinfollowing orders have been pro mulgated by Charles of Company II REOIi May In compliance with the unani mous votiof tlie on behalf of this company accepted the invitation of Stocking to attend tlif memorial services at the First church on next Sunday Members will meet at the armory on Sunday at oclock Roll call at The new dress uniforms will be worn on this unless orders to the contrary are published on said ISy order vf The company has graciously offered its services as escort to the veterans on Memorial Day and as usual will form a striking part of the A Poetical From the Washington From store to store she And she laughs a blithesome laugh And perhaps sbeU save Clerk Supreme From the Cedar Bapids excellence of Gilbert Frays service to the state as clerk of the su preme and the statewide popular ity of the man behind the seem to have settled the matter of succession in advance of the state Xot From is this color they call in visible blue Its Hhe blue on a policemans uni form when theres a row on A Wante of From the Washington 13s hot to white a lily In sweets to Or else to salt the more When women kiss each The Couneil Passes an Ordinance Licensing the Sale of Arch and High that the fe in bad condition and recommend thit prior petition be gran ted as recommended by this Report adoptedl The internal improvement committee reported on the petition of ser and othersto have resolution for pw ing Main street changed from to 58 Anticipation of Their Faring and Sewer Bids Were Kene and Urer An important They act on i and bowels through the new They speed bad torpid and Splendid land 30 doses for 25 at Wittes drag that for her breakfasted CorxciL May The council met in regular session Mayor Duncan Present Mer and The minutes of the preceding regular and special meetings were read and ap COMMUXIC ATION The clerk read a communication from the mayor recommending the licensing of places of public entertainment where liquors are Received and placed on The remonstrance was read of Sumlerland and other property owners on North Fifth street between North and Arch against the con struction of a sewer along said Fifth Prayer of the remonstrants The remonstrance was read of Chris Coyer and others against the paving of Elm street between Main and Fifth streeta unless property ovtners be in formed as to the grade lines and that the paving if done be extended to Eighth Petition The clerk read the auditors report of warrants drawn during the month of March and APPROVED Street commissioners pay rolls 4 unit Street no 40 25 Levee ra 95 Paving IT 50 Road M 70 Bridse 2711 75 Gamewell Fire Alarm TeUKrapli lease for fire alarm plant for the year ending April as per 072 00 The clerk read the report of the city auditor of the condition of the various appropriations from the general Incidental appropriation over Street S Street repair appropriation over Fire department appropria tion Police appropriation over Salary appropriation over Park The clerk read the protest of Luke against the assessment for grading alley between Maple aud Vino Referred to the internal improvement The clerk read tho remonstrance of Susan Whitaker and others against the the grade of Angular street from Main to Boundary street unless it be raised instead of Referred to the internal improvement committee and city The petition of Adam Willett and others praying for the reconsideration of the resolution ordering the paving of Main street from Maple to South streets was read and referred to the internal im provement The clerk read tho remonstrance of Oliver Little against the paving of South Main street and construction of sewer on Referred to the internal improve ment The petition of Whalen for release from assessment for improvement in front of her property was referred to the special assessment The clerk read the proposition of Helen Elick offering to settle her claim For damages alleged to have been re ceived by reason of defective The proposition was referred to Commit tee on claims anil city solicitor with lower to The remonstrance of Wehmeier and others against the paving of Frank lin street with brick was read by the clerk and referred to internal improve ment The remonstrance of Lyman Cook and others against the paving of alley between Court Uigh was read and referred to internal improve ment The petition of Allison Smith and others was read asking for the removal ofearth obstructing the south side of Valley between Boundary and Woodlawn Referred to internal improvement The petition of Henry agent for the refunding of a sidewalk tax wrongfully was referred to the special assessment A communication from John Burg relating to their petition previous ly was received and The petition of the Electric Light and Power asking that the con tract entered into between the city and be approved and carried was received and placed on The petition of Uenry asking for permission to make connection with private tile drain in front of his was referred to the sewer The petition of Guelich and asking for the permanent im provement of South Third street between Elm and Angular was referred to the internal inprovement committee to report cost of such The finance reported on the official bonds of Carl Lohmann as clerk of police and of Tnrpln as building that they were in proper form and recommendedtheir ap Report The internal improvement committee reported on resolution of Alderman Steimker for construction of aculvert over Ninth between Angular and Spruce recommending that the matter be referred back to the city engi neer for estimate of cost and that prior petition be not granted until after report of city Report The internal improvement committee reported on the petition of Rand for the paving of Boundary street from High to Arch that said improve ment is one that should be made and recommended that the petition be granted Report The internal improvement committee reported on the petition of Cunningham and Cameron for compensation for de positing earth and stone on High street that though petitioners had partlv filled said street as Yet as it would establish a bad precedent recommend that the petitioners be not Report The internal improvement committe reported on the resolution of Alderman that street commissioner be in structed to perform work asked for by that the work is needed and recommend that the street commissioner be instrucfed to do the Report The internal improvement committee reported on the resolution of Alderman Blaul to have sidewalk bnilt on west side of 3d street between Division and Market streets that walk needed and recom mended that resolution be Re port The internal improvement committee reported on the petition of Gregg and others to grade alley between Mari etta and Woodlawn avenue from Smith to Division street that the work should have been done and recommended that the petition be The internal improvement committee reported on the remonstrance of Newman and others against the paving of Sooth Main that remonstrance is signed by men who able to pay such andyiot by men teas able to stand s reJBtnBMend that remonstxiince Report The internal improvement ttel remonstrance petition be Report The internal improvement reported on the petition of and others to have Spruce street and made passable for teams that the provement should be referred to the eta engineer for estimate of cost to bete ported at next regular I The internal improvement and sewec I committees to whom was referred annual i report of city engineer reported that the report is a complete one and recommend that it be received and placed on Report The internal improvement reported on the resolution of Alderman Steimker to make alley between Cedar and Locust streets passable for state that the improvement la needed and recommend that the resolu tion be Report The committee on claims presented the following list of claims allowed The claim of the ElectrieLigut Power company for light furnished1 fit was allowed subject to cor rection by the city auditor The gas committee reported on the pe tition of Pilger ami others for gas lamp in middle of block on between Arch and Spring that it would be bad practice toallow lamp posts placed in the middle of any and recommended that be not Re port The gas committee reported on the resolution of Alderman to have electric light placed at intersection of Zaiser and Gnahn that light is needed anil recommended that resolution he Report Tho clerk read the agreement proposed to be entered into between the Electric Light and Power company and tho city of Uurlington for the furnishing to the city for the term of one from May not less than 50 arc lights of candle power at the rate of 390 j lamp per The mayor authorized to sign contract on behalf the The clerk read the agreement posed to be entered into between the Burlington Gas Light Company and city of Burlington for the furnishing to the city gas for not less than two hun dred gas lamps for the term of one year from February at the rate of per lamp per annum and at tho rate of per thousand feet of gas consumed in the public buildings of the The mayor was authorized fo sign contract on behalf of the Tho police committee reported on the report of the police clerk of lines and Tees collected in the months of March and that reports are correct ami recommend that the same be received and placed on Report Alderman Epstein from tho judiciary committoo reported on the petition of John Burg Sons for permission to con struct a gate across Center street at In tersection with Osborn street that no such right can be but no Injury would result from letting street be used as asked Jov and recommend that the prayer of the petition be Re port Tho judiciary committee reported on the above petition of John Burg Sons that tho city has no authority to grant the petition as asked and therefore recommend that the petition be not Report The judiciary committee the petition of Gilbert and others asking that the price of gas be fixed at a lower rate than is now being charged and to negotiate for the granting of franchise to a new that there is little doubt tho price of gas is higher than should but the committee has no absolute knowledge for what price gas can be und the committee is willing to grant any reasonable rights to a new and recommendthat if said company desires to negotiate for a franchise that they present an ordinance for the consideration of the Re port The judiciary committee reported on the petition of Philips and others to have tlie namo uf Boundary street changed to Central that there is no objection to the change except that new street signs will be mado I and recommended that the prayer of pe titiontrs be Report The judiciary committee reported on the ordinance to amend an ordinance relating to special assessments and pro viding the manner of making and collect ing same that the same is for the pur pose of making specific a certain provi sion in the old ordinance on which there was a and recommend that the same Report The special assessment committee re ported on the petition of Collins to have assessment against his mothers property that work was or dered by the city council and parties notified by Marsha Nelson and recom mend that petition be not The sewer committee reported on the petition of James Guest and others for a sewer on Fifth street from North to Arch that sewer is needed bat there is no sewer on Arch street with which to make connection and therefore cannot grant petition until sewers are bnilt on North and Spring The committee recommends that sewers be built on those streets as soon as the city finances will Report The sewer committee reported on resolution of Alderman Ritter that city engineer be instructed to advertb for bids for the construction of Hawkeye sewer at the Valley and Seventh that saidf sewer construction is needed ast bridge at such place is barricaded recommended the adoption of the i Report The sewer committee on thjijij resolution of Rftter to buildt sewers on Boundary to on Market street Boundary to Marshall and on street from Seventh to a point west of Eighth that are needed and recommend that i be ordered Report The special assessment committee reg ported on the assessments against abutlj ting property for the improvement ofj Third between Market a Davison and Woodlawn avenue betwe Valley and Smith that the are correct and recommend the fe Report The city engineer here presented statement to the effect that he hadrffJ ceived no bids for the improvement c alleys 4 and 0 as said as at the J intersections with Vine and Angular said streets a considerably above these a leys cannot well be graded untiltl streets are brought to grade advisable to postpone said He reported that he had not recefv bids for the grading of alley Jfo tween High and Arch and Spring a on account of the scaietifS earth to bring said alleys to port received and By alderman 3lereer There is in the treasurer of the city of J a sum of money in the fond I as the old bond judgment fn AQ of said been redeemed or at the i is a longer retenttsspl said fundy the   

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