Tuesday, May 27, 1890

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Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - May 27, 1890, Burlington, Iowa 1 ESTABLISHED TBEORlCLNALPACliACEBUt A Substitute Reported by Senator of 8 won la Work of the Timber Culture Washington May of from the committee on today reported the following substitute for the original package liquor bill now under consideration in the That when any intoxicating liquors transported from one state or territory to or from foreign such liquors when the actual and continuous transportation of the same shall have be considered to have ceased to be subjects to interstate commerce and be part of the common mass of property within the state or ter ritory and subject to the restrictive powers of the state or tertitory in respect of all police regulations r prohibition regulation or The Timber Culture Act May senate committee on public lands reported a voluminous substitute for the house bill to repeal tin timber culture The bill repeals the timber culture act of except as to and all acts supplementary with provisos that no valid rights under the act shall be of mak ing provision for the sale of desert is amended by the addition of five sec governing the issue of patents for lands to Inirrigated und giving parties tho right to associate together in the contriiction of irrigating canals and The bill further provides that no public lands shall lie offered for public sale except abandoned military reserva isolated and disconnected frac tional tracts and mineral and other Provisions are made for entering in Town site entries may be made by incorporated towns and cities on mineral laws of the United but they shall not acquire title to any vein of mineral Fair May The president today signed tlie commissions of the worlds fair commissioners nominated by the governors of the various states and The OIINIIK May quorum was the meeting of the house committee on census today but those in attendance decided to make no change in the questions to be asked by the census CarlixIfH May Carlisle has written to Speaker Heed informing him that he had forwarded to the gov ernor of Kentucky his resignation as a representative of that to take ef fect nt The communication was read in the States was in no danger of a collision with a foreign Blair moved to amend the provi sion for three battle ships by inserting a proviso that it shall not be available until the government of Great Britain shall have been requested by the president to withdraw all her naval forces from American waters and to dismantle her naval stations in both South and North America and in the adjacent and shall have declined or neglected for one year to do Hawley said this proposition from nation already disarmed to Great Britain to disarm was simply While he was as much in favor of peace as anybody he did not conceive of In any way departing from the teaching of the holy scripture against violence and gross There was some time in the history of the world when for the sake of manhood and patriotism for the sake of God and a people must And those were days that lifted the peo ple out of their worship of the almighty Hale spoke of the defenseless con dition of the Pacific coast and the exten sive British works and naval stations in British which he visited last Blairs amendment was as was also the latter by a vote of 33 to The bill then Mitchell offered a resolution which was agreed instructing the committee on pensions to report au amendment to the pension laws providing in a more lib eral manner for minor children and dependent relatives of deceased sol DEATH BY Terrific Explosion in Kills Two Others SerJmulj Injured Persons Jnnp to The TEE Officials iu Oklahoma May secretary of the interior has written a letter of in structions to registers and receivers of United States land olllces in interpreting and carrying into effect the Oklahoma town site approved May 1 CnmnilHHloiHr May of the penenil land left Washington this afternoon on a two weeks visil i his home al Ne If iirronK Klected Speaker Iro Tem of the May house was called to order by Clerk and on motion of of was elected peaker pro After the house action of some unim ortant business the floor was accorded he committee on the district of Colum The Rock Creek Park bill was ailed up and the vote by which it was ecently defeated was reconsidered and tie bill After the passage of several other dis rict bills the house New licit Kinrlr Line Other Special to The May Sher man Electric Street five miles in was started on Saturday even ing and moved right off and has been do ing business to the extent of its capacity ever since without the least It is a belt line running around the city as well as touching all Sherman is inaugurating a number of im portant enterprises which will insure it to be the most thrifty city in north Real estate is advancing in value rapidly and the town is full of ARBITRATION THEIR Attorney Miller ut May Gen eral Miller resumed his oftieiiil duties this having recovered his THE TukiH tho Oath MK rutted stuttH May after the reading of the journal the oath of oflice WHS administered by the vice president in Carlisle as senator from Kentucky for tho Into Keeks uncx pired Senator Carlisle was then conducted lo his His desk is In the second row a I ilie extreme right of the president of the senate and was dec orated with n largo of handsome lie then congratulated by a number of democratic the Ken tucky delegation in the house and other democratic representatives who were present lo see him sworn Sherman presented petitions in favor of excluding from tho mails the Hiiiftir and similar Ilmnb introduced a bill to provide for the purchase of silver for use as law ful money and said that it had been pre pared by Hunker of New He desired it introduced with the en dorsement of on account of his recognized position on financial ques It also met his The bill was referred to the linance com Plumb uttered a resolution in structing tho linanco committee to pre pare and report in connection with the tariff bill a statement showing the duties levied under the existing the duties as they would be under the house and the duties under the billto be re ported In the committee on such duties to be staled in parallel Kiagiin moved to amend the reso lution so as tn require in cases of com pound specific and ad valorem a column showing the equivalent ad valorem amount of Allison moved to insert in Reagans amendment the words where practica The amendment as modi tied by Allisons suggestion was agreed The resolution was further amended by mak ing It apply also to the reductions of du ties and us thus amended was agreed from the judiciary com reported 11 bill subjecting national bank notes and treasury nous state which was placed on the calen A resolution oftred by calling for information us to the landing of an armed forcefrom the revenue cutter at Cedar was taken modified and agreed The senate then resumed the consideration of the naval appropriations The pending question was Cookrells amendment to strike out the provision for three heavily armed battle ships at four million There was a lengthy debate this in which Cockrcll commented on the recommendations of the secretary of the navy lor the construction of a large number of There is no said for the construction of Coast defenses or an increase of the naval It was well for Hie senate to remember that the surplus is already When the legislation of this congress was furnished there was no surplus and the people of the United States might be very happy if the taxes did not iiave to be There was no necessity for the construction of groat battle The American flag was perfectly safe in every pan of the The United States could rely on Secre tary Justice without any manifestation of physical or visible Voorhoes said the American ple no more favored increasing the navy and having a great standing navy than they were In favor of having a great standing He iiad faith in the ability of American people to get maojr whenever the Sutler epoke vigorously In opposi tion tto tiie amendment and regretted ttatStwasjnotin lite vote lor or A rnlon Meeting of the Brotherhood of Locomotive NKW May union meeting of the Brotherhood of Loco motive Engineers was held here yester and there were people Grand Chief Arthur delivered an in which lie said it always had been the policy of the brotherhood to arbitrate differences with At the con clusion of Arthurs remarks Chaun cey prsidentof the New York Central and Hudson River was given a His remarks as a an eudorscment of Chief Arthur had Investigating Strikes and May congressional sub committee on iuimcgration and natu ralization began a hearing here the well known journa told about the lockouts at Spring The majority of the men were He had found forty or fifty families who were inpuced to come to this country through solicita tion of a man who assured them they would better their They really were much worse off than at Lloyd declared the lockouts were due to the policy of the syndicate controlling the which apparently thought more money could be made by having the men idle than at One of the principal owners is exCongressman of Representatives of the carpenters council told of the strike and instances of men coming from Canada in answer to advertisements inserted in Canadian papers by the The Filibustering CITV OF May Diaz in peaking of the filibustering movement in Lower told an Associated Press correspondent today he placed little importance in the He knew the United States government would not allow tho neutrality violated and the Mexican government would pro tect her own Infringed the Labor Importation May local paper says treasury agents who have been here at the request of the Carpenters loodkiug for proofs in alleged importa tion of foreign laborers by the old Masters association have secured evi dence of numerous violations of the law by organization and will soon begin Uiath from May tho pioneer of Kalamazob died Sunday He was born at New in the year and came to Michigan in He possessed a most wonderful He recently celebrated his ninetythird at which he ate too causing his May powerful rain storm passed over Blehland county Sunday accompanied with light ning and During tha continu ance of the lightning struck the John Charies block in sis miles east of this at about three The block was occupied by a hardware and general merchandise The block took fire from the stroke and was entirely together with two dwellings There is no fire apparatus in the village and the citizens tamed out with but could do nothing toward extinguishing the When they saw they could do nothing their efforts were directed toward saving the contents of the While re moving the goods about fifty pounds of which was kept in the exploded with disastrous The bodies of JohnSmith and Jeremiah Jones were horribly mangled and mutilated be yond About twentyfive persons in all were more or less The killed are John aged 54 leaves wife and family Jeremiah aged 50 leaves wife and The seriously and probably fatally in jured are Joseph bad cut on forehead and limbs severe cut over left eye John leg se verely bruised by falling from a ladder Frederick badly hurt by flying Physicians were quickly summoned who attended the The report of the explosion was heard five miles dis and the shock was so great that nearly all the windows in the village were The fire department of this city were called upon for assistance and the fire apparatus was put on a special but before they could start word reached them that the fire was under Rain came down in which put the fire otherwise half of the town would have been in The loss is estimated at to EIGHT PERSONS The Sad Fate of a Pleasure Party In Lake FALL May Wa tupp lake about Sunday afternoon a party of comprising Samuel Wittles and Henry Samuel Levina Frederick Willie Willie John Edwin Wittles and John hired a boat and went There was a strong wind bio wing and the water was The boat into which the party embarked was a common 13 foot flatbottom with a seating ca pacity of and was too small to ac commodate so many The party was finally observed trying to work their way toward just north of the pumping This was difficult as the water was the wind strong and the rowers When the boat load of pleasureseekers was within twenty feet of the shore one of the children rocked the The men cautioned the child to be but the child was unmindful of this without a moments warn the boat Heart rending cries rent the which were heard by Fireman of the pumping sta and James but they were unable to render any Turner was the only one in the party who could In the meantime the women were struggling in the Three or four parties on shore cried to them to cling to the but their fail ing strength was unequal to the and women and children sank out of Four of the party had struck out for shore on their own and suc ceeded in reaching it in an exhausted The following were their bodies being recovered later in the day Samuel aged 50 aged 45 Henry aged 10 Samncl aged IS oTvina agon 35 Edwin aged Willie aged 8 Willie aged A SLICK HOG Charles of England for 9500 a side and the championship of the commenced here The winner is to secure seven oat of thirteen PetOt won the first set and Sannders the second and XUBDIBID BY A FABM John of Killed in a Saloon May aged 21 an employe in a brass foundry in was murdered Saturday evening about 11 oclock by Vincent a young man of about the same Boss works on a farm in Council this and the two who were strangers to each met in esAlderman Owens and became engaged in a quarrel over some trival it is left the saloon and remained on the sidewalk in front of the place until Quillam came a moment without an instants he shot the ball entering the breast and passing through the The murder was witnessed by several parties who were on the street at the and Ross was seized with the weapon still in his and afterward turned over to Sheriff who locked him up in the county Qnillam was carried out into the City but breathed his last in about ten minutes from the time he was THE Reports of Various Committees Re eeired and Aeted A Beriilon Committee man et Church Church as in former years to the vaca rhich they surely merit The fo lowing isthe program for commence ment MINNIE WAS PRETTY BUT Kride of Three Weeks Her Husband a May at a village half a dozen miles the gossips sit up nights to discuss a sensation that has about depopulated the place of young men and set the old ones to Five weeks ago the pastor of a church was married to Miss Minnie a teacher in the Min nie was prettie and popular and the wed ding was ihe swellest the place had ever Two weeks to the horror of the young and the astonish ment of the the bride of three weeks gave birth to a baby Jeffry became He at once charged that several young men of the place had conspired to ruin while the young and disgraced wife swore out a warrant for the arrest of Lewis who had been best man at the wedding charging him with the paternity of the He proposed to call iu all the young men of the place to prove the girls lack of Many have others are Taylor is under bond and will fight to the bitter end to prove his A BOTAL FOOT Emperor William Sleets With a Painful May was supposed at first that Emperor William was not in jured during his drive but it is now announced that his right foot was badly sprained in the His in juries are so severe that he is confined to his apartments in the The emperors foot is swollen and he is unable to vear a boot on He has been ordered to keep in his room for ten Serious Storms in May fol lowed by are reported in various parts of Much damage was done and over a score of lives A Mad DOR in Special to The May Great excin ment was caused in this city today by a mad dog that appeared on one of the principal Tho rabid animal chased a woman for two blocks before it was The Omaha Bee Soed for May Libel aggre gating were brought against the Bcc today by seven members of the city council for an article which appeared in the paper charging them with corruption in The Faction May The num ber of those who wished to attend the first performance of the Passion Play was so great that many had to be turned The play was a great For bradnir up the purifjrinjc the blood and curing tick headache and there IP nothing equal to Hoods Fouul KAXSAS May The commit tee on the city treasury have found a shortage of but has not yet de termined who is Change of monthly ir hot are cored by Miles Free samples at Wittes A Farmer Buncoed Oot of Worth of Hog May case of bunko developed here the victim being James a May 16 a stranger appeared at his repre senting himself as a stock and told Mason that he undestood that he had a number of hogs he wished to and a deal was closed between them for worth of hog The stranger said he would take the hogs and ship one car load to at and leave the remainder for another ship This was perfectly satisfactory to who consented to have the ship ping bill made out to the who gave his name as The dealer then gave Mason his check for whicL Mason Krause shipped the hogs the same and seven days when Mason presented his check for he was told that it was From tho description of Krause he it is one of the men who beat Farmer Maguire out of last A BEHEING SEA A Vessel Lost and SeventySeven China men Supposed to Have SAX May An of the ship having on board one hundred and ten Chinese and fortyfive white men on their way to the salmon cannery on Laneck Island in Behring returned here last nicht and reported his vessel He re ported that on April when the vessel had nearly reached its destination it struck on a on the shore of the island during a fog and was Thirtythree Chinese and fortyfive white men while seventyseven of the Chinese are missing and it is thought they are THSFffiE changed my mind since 1 saw yon I hope the new one is better than put in and Cadley got fiaar May atJoeChoyns San Averted Jack of in nine nwads at tie Cambridge Wisconsin Partially Consumed by an Incendiary May busi ness part of this city was destroyed by an incenciary fire last A dozen build ings were Loss about insurance Three Ixvst in a Burning May night during a fire herf in the livery barn of Bohanan two firemen lost their lives by the falling of the hayloft which had become heavily saturated with It is believed that a colored man lost his lift at the same Fatal Leap from a May aged jumped headfirst from the a dis tance of over thirty After striking the water his body did not rise and has not May damage to the railroad and canal by yesterdays severe storm amounts to and it wHl trke two weeks to repair the NEW May cigar matert went oat on a strike today for the restoration of old schedule of and faHnomw the number of An Old Settler Special to The May of Near one of the oldest and most prominent of the early settlers of died May at 7 of The funeral services were held Sunday at under the auspices of the of which lodge deceased was a prominent Wells had many friends and his sad death is deeply Tho follow ing gentlemen acted as pall bearers on this occasion and two gentlemen by the name The funeral was largely it being estimated that there were between five and sis hundred people A large number of them being from Moul ton Nothing Like From the Troy A woman who sings the praises of her divided skirt at every opportunity has been telling Florence FinchKelly what there is about the bifurcated garment that makes every woman who wears one anxious to convert every other woman to the it is such a pretty she and fits around the waist and over the hips so neatly and brings out every and falls in such graceful and is altogether so fetching that I stand before my glass and admire it every time I reach that stage of dressing or It never gets wet or soiled or bedraggled from the no matter how hard it rains or how long you are It is so light that you hardly know you have anything of the kind and so lessens the necessary weight of the clothing and makes backache less You have more command of your muscles and handle yourself better and look more You can walk more easily and dance more and do every thing you want to do with more ease and cross your and if you attempt to do that with adivided skirt on youll wish you A Free From the Milwaukee It was the hope expressed by Henry the popular king of France that he would live to see the day when every peasant in his kingdom had a chicken to boil in his And it was the hope ex pressed by John the peoples man of that he would live to see the day when there was a free breakfast in every mans household in Great meaning thereby free free free coffee and free But John Bright did not live to see that Tea continued to be taxed 12 cents a pound np to the day he and coffee In the States the republican party is determined to give all the people of the land a free breakfast that it is determined that no article on the breakfast table shall be We have now free free free and free and the republican through its representatives in is now trying to place in the new tariff bill free This will be a complete free and there is not a a or a government in the world which has accomplished such a thing be In Europe taxation is seen and felt Here it exists only in isolated This freebreakfast argu ment will be thoroughly understood by the people when they divide in the next canvass on the question whether they shall elect democratic or republican rasentatives to Early Kfeing Try it some morning and see for roar The thrush is audible about In the The quails wnisting is heard in the woods about 3 The blackcap turns np at on a snmmer By 4 oclock the blackbird makes the woods resound with its The boose sparrow and tomtit come lastin the list of early rising At short intervals after the voices of the robin and wren are heard in the The greenfinch is the first to and sings as early as on a summer morn The lark does not rise until after the linnet and a number of other May the Presbyterian general assembly the re port of the committee on synodical records was They were mostly The assembly in approval of the over ture from the Wisconsin synod reaffirmed its deliverance of 1S70 in favor of retain ing the reading of the bible in the com mon The report of the standing committee on publication was delivered by Howard There had been organ ized new with teach ersand 109 schools be sides these have been organized in con sequence of an offer of the board to sup ply hymn lesson helps and bibles establishing a new Sunday Resolutions were offered approving work and recommending that it con sider the expediency of publishing Sun day school helps and literature in the German and Scandinavian Pending a motion that the report be superintendent of Sunday school made a statement in regard to The synod of Minnesota was directed to give a hearing it had refused to the complaint of West asainst the pres bytery of A special committee to investigate the affairs of the publishing society was then The report of the committee on unem ployed ministers and vacant churches was presented by Herrick of He said it was not intended to provide for incapable ministers of churches that ought to but there is need of a medium through which parties who ought to be helped can He recommended an increase of the Episco pal powers of the presbytery and a paid to facilitate this intercourse and that a fund be created of say to be called the ministerial adjustment to pay At the night session the nominating committee announced the following com mittee to do the actual work of revision and report to the assembly of The committee was accepted by the assembly unanimously Seminary Princeton Union Allegheny Au dubon Lane Ilerrick McConnell San College Princeton Lake Ohio moderator of the Brooklyn Ebenezer Pennsylvania Left Baltimore Louis Cedar Washing ton ExSenator Paul Judge Alfred Pennsyl vania Emerson Cincinnati Judge In diana Winthrop New York Barker Xew Jersey Xew York Philadelphia Charles Chi A large number of committee reports were acted Relating to the request from two colored presbyteries to be treated as independant in their applica tion for missionary aid the same as white The report of the com mittee on freedmen favored keeping them in subordination to the freedmans of Xew protested in dignantly against the recommendation of the After a spirited debate it was voted 179 to 125 to grant the request of the colored The report of the committee on deacon nesses recognize the claim that women served in the Apostolic church in an office similar to that of deacons and hold they may bo elected and set apart in a similar this not being a step in the direction of giving them license to There was a long debate on the question of amending the form of government to correspond to this but the recom mendation of the committee that there be sent down to the Au overture for such a change was Detroit was chosen on the second ballot as the place of meeting for the next as German Catholics in May first con vention of German Catholic societies of Wisconsin opened this Up to noon nearly members of the socie 100 delegates and about excur sionists had reported at A grand parade of local societies and visiting delegations was held this after There seems to be an absence of a direct purpose on the part of the con The present constitution of the society prohibits the interference in poli tics and it is surmised that this barrier is to be removed in order that the Catholic people may exert themselves against the school law next The leaders are re and scout the idea that the meeting has any direct bearing on the coming political campaign in Wiscon Scandinavian Baptists in COUNCIL May Tuesday evening the ministers of the Scandinavian churches of Minne Dakota and Nebraska will hold a convention in the Scandinavian Baptist church in this The session will continue until next Sunday The Church May the general conference of the church of the south this Harri who is secretary of the general con and who has also been a book editor for many was reelected book The committee on Sunday schools and on church extension was then The Baptists Home Mission May American Bap tist home mission society held its fifty eighth annual meeting The executive boards report showed alldebts paid and a gratifying progress in the The treasurers report showed all debts paid and in the Murdock was reelected cor responding secretary for the coming and Secretary Emeritus for The committee on nominations report ed a long list of For of was The nomination will ce ratified A Church Special to The May new Christian church at this place was dedi cated yesterday in the presence of a great Meyers preached the dedicatory Jndge Seofield de livered an eloquent address in the after The church nearly was raised during the i May 29 Contes in HeJamation and oration among th studentsof the second and third yea for the and H Worthington Friday evening The annual exercises of the literary societies in their respectiv r Saturday evening Graduation exer cises of the preparatory Sunday June the Presi will deliver th baccalaureate and in the evening the annual sermon will be given by Kev John of On Monday evening occurs the com mencement concert under the direction and a glance at the pro gram convinces as that a musical treat i in store for After the concert th annual alumni banquet takes place at the Tuesday morning at ten oclock the senior class will entertain their friend with theirexhibition of power an both in mind and A the same time occurs the annual mectin of the board of In the evening the junior contest in oratory for the Kelley prize of S50 and the freshmen in declamation for the June at 10 i The class elected five of their number torepresent tnem an the masterss oration will be delivered by of the class of Witi the alumni meeting in the afternoon the exercises close with the alumni reception at the college in the The mnsi will be furnished by the male quar tette and an orchestra from your city under the direction of kanimer We earnestly invite all who can t come and join us in our festivities am you will be more than PROM A County Convention Fopula Lady May Merce county central of republicans meet in conference today at 2 in the City The meeting was called t order by John McKinney chairman The roll cal divulged a good and the com mittee began its work and the following businees was transacted It was decidec that a county convention be called t meet in Aledo on June foi the purpose of electing six delegates t the state convention at Springfield and also to elect a new county central com This convention to meet on th 16th of June is entirely independent o and not connected in the least with th county which will meet late to nominate county A change in the time of the makes its arrival from the a instead of This change will be appreciated by the people o Aledo and A popular society whose name wo while going home one evening last was accosted by som unknown at the corner o Maple who attempted to use fa miliar and improper language to her The lady repulsed him and his insulting remarks and went on her way Her husband and friends are very indignant over the matter and if the culprit shouh be as he is likely to be since the lady has been able to give a perfec description of he would undoubtly be subjected to rough Womans World in the youngest of the blubs fetH i of Washing commcnan AT Be Carried Omt fcy Gartmmt May ment exercises of Parsons begin Thursday May 39Summing lip the work of the remit is especially Something more than a year ago a class of ladies was formed to learn par liamentary usage and extempore speak At the close of the course of in struction tli3 members of the class de termined to continue the meetings anc use the knowledge they had A society was accordingly with constitution and and officers were The organization differs from most ladies clubs in that the mem bers discuss only questions of vital inter est in their own An especialfeat ure is made of extempore in which women are apt to be So rapidly have the ladies gained in this re spect though the club is not yet a year all the members can stand anu express themselves neatly and forcefully without even notes before At the last meeting the queslion discussed was How far should state education gn Among the members are some young not over 18 or who speak ad mirably on topics that are now interest ing all The social feature is a delightful ons among the handsome and cultivated women constituting the Lucia Blount is and among the members are Elliott the wife of exSenator Josept of Indiana Clara of the Red Cross and Miss Esther De The name Pro Re Nata was suggested by a Boston of what does it meau A movement to be noted is that which led to the organization of the Womans National Liberal union in Washington The union itself is composed of persons of various views on religion and divers opinions on Many of them are absolute teetotalers But all alike look with apprehension on what they believe to be the increasing power of the church party in affairs of state in this As one notable evidence of it they instance the increas ing affiliation between woman suffrage associations and the Womans Christian Temperance Another evidence is the wording of a clause of the Blair which declares that nonsectarian Christianity shall be taught in all the schools of the In the judgment of the founders of the Womans Liberal onion this provision would oppress the conscience of the number of both Jews and agnostics who are good citi zens and entitled to They further declare that the inserting of the word God in constitution would be subversive of the intentions of the foun ders of this who guaranteed perfect liberty of The or ganization has been started among wo men because those who support tha churches are The president of the Womans National Liberal union id Matilda Joslyn of am inclined to think that men and women have become so differentiated by the development of our civilization that they no longer understand each othei May Wheeler has become the manager of the National Womans News of That news asso ciation ought to be a great of Cat to a successful florist tied She has been in the business seven and cow has over five acres in plaats and Here sjcme of LucyLarcoms QnetiiiBff we are at least beginning to which oar ancestors had it is far more needful for became as little TiUle children to become oes eared by free at J CUT IN THE A Wealthy Merchant of Mason Found Nearly Terrible In Seek OB Hte Wrtato Tell a Tale of At tempted state Special to The HawkEyeJ May a wealthy merchant of was fonnd about ten oclock last five miles east of the dying beside a fence in a pasture with a horrible gash cut in the right side of his throat and one on each A knife was found lying by his He was in a dead faint from loss of blood and was carried to a farm residence where he is now in a very crit ical He is so low that he can make no Developments are likely to lead to quite a Special to The DBS May The executive council of Iowa today reclassified the railroads of the state as to the maximum charges to be allowed for transporta tion of passengers and The Kansas and Council generally in class is placed in class The Cedar Rapidsand North Paul and Kansas and Omaha and Louis are raised from class C to class and the Tabor and and Moravia and new are placed in class H Supreme Court Special to THE HAWKEYEJ DBS May The following cases were decided by the supreme court this morning Agnes Grace the Grand Lodge of Iowa of the Jane Delaware John Affirmed opinion by Action to recover the avails of a certain beneficiary certifi cate issued by the The dis trict court fonnd for the intervenor and gave her judgment for the avails of the Charles receiver of Carpenter same Keoknk David Af firmed opinion by In the matter of the estate of Jones et ad Marshall Field et Cass Affirmed opinion by Irene Bills Daniel Bills et ap Jones Affirmed opin ion by kelson Eliza beth et Monroe Dell Affirmed opinion by OUR CAPITAL The Coming HUHnfts on the Capitol Correspondence of The DBS May the past week has been paying about as much at tention to her original package decision as she has to politics and yet one who thinks because he does not see the strong ing fight which was brought about last year by the combined efforts of Wheeler and that no one cares to run on the republican ticket Is greatly There a very general while it is proper and right that the candidates pre sent their claims and give the reasons why they are especially fitted for the positions they It is hardly the best thing to decide before getting to Sioux who will or should receive the support of the Each day brings fresh indications that the conven tion will have a rather stormy time over the settlement of the original package question and no living man stands in the position where he can say you must or should do so and time has one in Iowa Yet there is no doubt but what republicans are going to suffer from the extremists on both sides and the more conservative elements of the party are expecting that when election day reaches some of the hits and perhaps hurts received will ome from those who should be with the republican if such things as grati tude and thankfulness are still left upon this terrestrial still there Is no reason to be alarmed or Democracy may build their hopes up and expect to cary the but the strong fight which both sides will make upon the fact that his year we elect tho judges of our en Ire judicial that last year he party lost the head of the all havp the tendency to bring out a full vote and with that fact to expect and lope for there is no fear on which side will be fonnd the most In such cases republicanism is always One of the most intensely interesting events of the past week was the treat or hearing of Billings in the supreme for the murder of Kingsley several rears Billings expressed a desire to e paesent at the trial and the judges sent a sheriff from this county to the enitentiary at Anamosa to bring him He shows by the bleached condi ion of his skin the effects of his confine He is very conversant with every act and argument in the whole and irepared every scrap of his abstract In iis prison There is a great change f public sentiment noticable with refer nce to this and the tide is swing ng in thrt direction of It does iot seem possible he could have com nitted the and if he langing would be too good it would how amind capable of almost infinite and able to grasp before the perpetration of the crime all the details nd events which naturally must follow arter the accomplishment of his wicked Billings is and his joins him in expecting The court has the case under advisement and considering the immense mass testimony they are compelled o carefully examine it may be time will se lacking to bring in their decision be ore the October term of although he intention is to decide the case prior o adjournment of this ExCustodian who has been ilaced in charge of the contem ilated work of improving the apital grounds has not been nd while the dirt has not begun to most all df the preliminary survey ing has been bids are being re and ere the denizens of the cap tal are aware they will be picking their way to and from work over plowed The plans were made years ago iy a of New rere never entirely and he tas been given the opportunity of per ecting his and they will then be ollowed by the contemplated work to be one this Only onethird of the appropriated can be used this sum and it was a serious question for lie executive council to determine tjnst part of the necessary work should r ought to be done this but one ling at least determined upon is that all the grading necessary will be CapftodHfllis to be leveled so that the Uneof the building will be visible rom avery point of the surrounding This will necessitate a great deal especially upon the west amount of dirt to be removed will foot np over The plans contemplate a protecting wan along tath street and a part of the way on ralnntand Graad is to be of granite about five feet AD of their number wfll In to lie of granite CENTS PER WEHi cent state honsesurrounded that will bring harmony out of the ent chaotic state of a beautiful in the center of an old stone The meetingof the supreme court toDesMoinesthe most intelligent and cot tared of attorneys and by had within the long corridors with these legal lights one is often edified and fre quently learns of what he knew not Said a prominent gen tleman from the central of the state I believe that late of Cedar win make the proper sort of a candidate to head the Ho is a re an wellinfonue ed man besides he is a young man and would take well with that element of the He is an excellent writer and would talk if Said another as he peeped into the court room to ob serve whether his turn had come or not I will be surprised if the eleventh dis trict does not present the name of Con gressman Struble for secretary of The fight for the congressional berth in that district is a bitter and it Struble could only be switched off upon some other track it will materially sim plify By the ho would make a very strong candidate and I do not think he would be adverse to the A disciple of Blackstone hailing from Adams got to talking about farm mortgages in Iowa and said the bonds of Adams county for the purpose of building a court sold at a pre mium of one and threefourths The rate of interest was only five per cent and the bonds were nearly all taken by a local Now this doesnt look as if our lands were mortgaged to death or that money was very No in I have considerable trouble in even getting six per cent on good farm There is no doubt but what there is more money in this part of the country than there is alhy demand A local legal light was busily puffing away at one of Gib Frays election Pray is a candidate for clerk of the supreme and his cigars are not cheap ones and relieved himself thusly upon the present prohibi tory system Have you seen the printed statement as to the finances of Polk county do you know that the money it is costing is going to have great weight in overthrowing our present sys tem of dealing with the liquor Why look at the Our conrt ex penses foot up Of this amount went to meet justice court ex Justices fees were and constable fees to witness fees Now those are all caused by the liquor and the taxpayer has to foot the even if the one suspected is discharged and declared not A reform must be Thus every shade of opinion on every variety of sub jects can be gleaned and interesting dis cussions heard without goingwithout tho capital The coming week brings with it the trial of the boodle aldermen of DCS Moines and by the interest shown so far it is safe to say it will be necessary to build an addition to the court house if it be thought necessary to accommodate all who wish to listento the The program for this show has as yet no been HAWKBYE KATE SHKLLY IN lifesize portrait of Kate Shelly adorns the win dow of one of tho leading business of DCS KILLED BY A a farm hand working for George near Council was kicked on the forehead by a colt from the effects of which he THE FIRST WIIITECHILD ton the first white child born in Clinton and for many prominent merchant of that recently of A LAKOK COPPER chunk of pure copper weighing over two pounds was found at a depth of thirteen feet while digging a well near Washington this ATTEMPTED of losing his which he had cut induced living near West to attempt suicide by was discovered in time to save his A BEAUTIFUL Lu theran church of Lake Mills recently ordered and last Friday received a most beautiful picture of the Ascension from the artist in and the picture is now in the HOOP ROT AMONG rot has appeared among the cattle of Elk horn Webster The disease is not of a contagious but is caused from blood re sulting from eating the blight on timothy A PRETTY POSTMISTRESS Metty of the pretty postmistress of the Iowa house of repre sentatives last was robbed of what remained of her winters earnings by a burglar Wednesday The burglar is now under WHAT DID THE PREACHER The Sterling Standard says the people of that place are wondering what a local preacher meant last Sunday When he took for his morning Ye are the Children of the and in the even ing preached from the Children Obey Your DRAGGED TO old man by the name of Rocklitz was killed one evening last about three and one half miles northwest of while breaking a colt the halter got fast around one wrist and the colt ran drag ing the old man nearly a quarter of a killing A LANDLORDS NOVEL ager of the Park hotel at has struck a novel idea in the hotel He commences tomor row in the construction of or safety for the protection of his guests in case of a storm or The cave is to be located In the park ad joining the hotel and will be fitted np for comfort as well as WOOD EATISG said they had never seen such a says the Washington On expos ing the pinfeill of a house that had been in place thirteen years they found it alt eaten out in galleries and corri dors by black bull ants an inch Partitions were knawed as thin as They had denuded a knot four long tnd it in the apex and the cavity was fnil of these trying to escape We have read of ants in Africa eating down the workmen say they never saw the in this A LAW unique law suit is about to be brought before district conrt of Jones Beighleand his wife on Joslin3 have brought ac tion against the latter for dam The petition sets forth that a son and daughter of Joslin were attending Western at where they were taken sick with amfi that the worn by dnrfof their sickness was given to Beigbto to be and as a result of presence in the house her two children took the disease and in of which they ask damages in the I The pleasant effect and tha safety with which ladies may quid fruit an maker thetr favorite to

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