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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - May 29, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                THE ESTABLISHED TcOMMJAL j SlrS jf INGTON An Illinois Representatives Warm Words in Praise of About Other Iowa John Fryn Entrance Into the Journal Ifttic Anec dote of General Correspondence of The May man is a continual surprise to said General of the chairman of the house committee on rivers and this as riding to the capitol in a street He re ferred to the of the first congressional district of John Henry who sat nearly opposite He scorns to be posted on all sub he in the dis cussion of the Hemiopiti canal clause of our Governor Gear struck the key note of all logical statements concerning that laudable His speech on the sugar clause of the tariff bill was also a model of clear concise and I am informed thai he never went into politics until affer he had spent the greater portion of his young manhood in business He came here two years with an excellent reputation as an executive for we all knew what an excellent governor lie had made we did not expect hirn to become one of our foremost legislators at of one today he stands as well to the fore as a leader of the as some of us who have lieen in congress for a score of Governor Gear sal juicily conversing with a fellow member and knew nothing of the ccoinhmis which were uttered con cerning him by the distinguished llli noisian and lie will know nothing of them until lie reads them in Iowa lie is us nnnssimiing as unpreten tious as he Innne JITK one secret of his success in the house is imd has his ability us a lie isa genial companionable and nil of his col leagues like A great deal is accom plished in legislation in the house by favors shown to friends in as well as on the Governor Gear has no and hosts of Kvuryono spcuksuf him in ilie same man ner and in as high as does the gentleman from liood lulfl me when ho oon cliidtd in place Governor Gear on the committee on ways and that he wns by fur the ablest man of the Mississippi fur such work as the com mittee will be called upon to and lii will represent that gretit sect inn on the and represent it The passage and approval of the Iur linglon public building bill was a triumph of legislative which ought to be mentioned while I am writing the district You know Con gressman Kcrr was placed on the com mittee on public buildings and to represent Iowa on that naturally he looked after Cedar liupids and the of Iowa after lint all hough a member of Governor Gear managed to gel his bill through both and approved ly the president Infore the Cedar Hnpids bill was This docs not relied discredit upon Congressman but it certainly speaks well for the hustling anil skillful manipulations of Governor When Jonas of Sioux was here working fur a public building for his he felt that no Imva town would be cared for until Cedar Cupids was disposed of and hence he went back He did not feel isjiccinlly friendly inwards KYrr at the alls well I hill and Sioux City will gel public building yd in tiin for President Allison to approve A rumor has abroad that John for nearly thirty years con nected with Ilicfidfr Itiul received an executive appointment in Washing There is no truth in the I have known Fry since before the and know just what he is coming to Washington and what induces him to leave I he slumbering village at the fool of the lies Moines Fry is a good newspaper an a writer of more than ordinary whose services have never been fully appreciated by the paper which he hiis so long lie has a younger brother in also a newspaper somewhal known as a correspond ent of several leaking Fry is coming to Washington to join that younger brother in a journalistic Held which will yield him revenue adequate to his That is all there is of the rumor thai John Fry is to have an executive lie probably couldnt get one if lie wauled it because he has never mingled with tinpoliticians out side of Lee and they do not know him and value hint enough 1o bring an ollice on a silver philter to oiln and his brother will probably man age In gel along without Johns little brother once served his country and Fniuk in gov ernment otlice and that is snllicieni for I he entire THTJBSDAY General lirlUuup is still in very feeble Klieumatisin has taken hold of him ami is handling him Tin old veteran MI that he will In present when Iowa brigade luu its reunion next fall and he will lie ouv of the jolliest fellows of them A member of the American Prolivtivi of Now a geullcinan who is prominent in the work of the was hove on visit re luted 11 conversation which he recently Imd with Commanderin chief of the Grand Army of the Repub Ho said to Alger I want to know if yon are n civil service reformer if yon 1 wouldnt vote for you for the presidency nor any other Ill toll you how that is responded shrowtl ami wily candidate from 1 inn a civil service sure pop but 1 am the same kind of a re former that Clarkson That kind of civil service reform is ac ceptable to the entire republican 1 trow aud the league man assured Algor that he would vote for him for anything from alderman to doorkeeper in the house of the SMITH liquors to the laws of the several states was again taken and Morgan made an argument against its constitu Faulkner expressed himself in favor of doing something of passing some bill that would relieve the situation which now confronted Speak ing of the regulation of the liquor he said he himself believed as did the people of his state that the high license system was the true method of dealing with the He had given notice of an amendment somewhat similar to the substitute reported by the judiciary He criticised the for to the use of the word prohibition and suggested the objects could be attained by the use of the word of did not agree with Faulkner and argued in favor of the sub Pugh argued in favor of the bill and said its defeat would have the states in a most serious Call expressed sympathy with the idea tluit tinstates had absolute control of the of intoxicating liquor and was willing to vote for almost any bill which would attain that Call yielded the floor to who presented tin conference report on the army appropriation Jncalls inquired what had been done in regard to the amend ment prohibiting the sale of liquor in Allison said the provision was modified to that no alcoholic beer or shall be iold or supplied to enlisted men at any canteen or posttraders store in any state or ter ritory in w hich the sale of alcoholic beer or was prohibited bv liejilying to a quest ion by Alli son said the senate conferees found it necessary lo yield to the house conferees in the There was quite a spirited debate on this Allison said of course the provision applies only to the states and territories where the prohibitory law House conferees unanimous in in sisting the senate proviso should not re main in the Paddock said i is within tho bounds of the state that ninctcentwcn tieths of the troops are stationed outside of the states and territories where the prohibitory law was Allison said the senate conferees did the best they could in the lilair insisted the language adopted is a substantial surrender of the senate proviso and the armv canteen will remain in full Ingallssaid that either tin control of the army so far as the sale of intoxi cating liquors was concerned ought to lie in the Iliited or it ought Congress ought either to say that all the soldiers shall have an opportunity of drunk or The proposition to leave the control of the question to local legislation seems and so far iis the senate is it would be more manly to relinquish the whole thing absolutely rather than have so Allison withdrew in report and said lie would call it up tomorrow The house fortification bill was re ported with amendments and laid on tho The conference on the bill for public liuildine at Cedar Rapids was agreed Consideration of the liquor bill was then resumed and Pierce criticised the arguments if some of the democratic senators and made an argument in sup port of Turpie said the senate had under consideration no duty whatever to per form on this with respect to the gauzy essence or imago of an essence that is called sentiment bthind prohibitory He did not believe we bad a denomination of coin small enough to measure its After further debate the senate ad GIVE IT TO A Suggestion that Would End the Newfoundland A Bier Kailwmy Giren to Conitrnet the Summit tine of the Ten country in February and is known to have been in possession of considerable money in notes and a letter of credi which was never Suddenl he disappeared from the hotel where hi was stopping and it was freely statei that he had met with foul and the supposition now receives confirmation from every circumstance of the Xo I arrests have been KUHZE SETS May reflect ing in its utterances the general disgust which the action of the Newfoundland legislature in addressing itself defiantly to the queen has gravely makes the suggestion that the govern ment settle the fisheries dispute by ced ing Newfoundland to Prance and grant ing in addition pecuniary compensation to the French Such proceed ings could not fail to settle the dispute as far as France is concerned aud to settle the Xewfoundlers as It is more than likely that the government will re ply to the address of the Newfoundland parliament by insisting upon the com pliance of that colony with the terms of Englands agreement with in de fault of which sterner be The threatening tone of the provincial legislatures protest has damaged the canse of the Newfoundlanders by mak ing the friends of the Salisbury ministry The delegates from the province now here are busily engaged trying to explain it away and to show that they are not responsible for The govern ment can do nothing to remedy the mat ter without abrogating the treaty of which cannot be done without the consent of France or bv an open The story of the lauding of French marines is believed to be an in vention having the object of working up the feelings of the English people against Instructions have been forwarded from the Vatican to the heads of the Catholic church in the Dominion of Canada to en deavor by all legitimate means to allay I he strife existing between the Canadian and French Gladstone still keeps hammering away at the tory An immense crowd gathered at his country seat at Hawardcm yesterday and listened to one of the most vigorous speeches he has made for many Ioint was given to his recent comparison between Eng lish rule in Ireland and that of the Rus sian czar by the violent suppression of a nationalist meet ins at County and the smashing of John Dillons head by a policemans club for remonstrating against the action of 5al fours The application made last fall to the federal council by the assistant of Eiffel in the erection uf the Eiffel for authority to con struct a railway to the summit of the Mountain in tinSwiss has finally been acted The idea f such a railway lias long been a subject of spasmodic consideration by Swiss authori and there several applicants for the position of chief of construction and controller of the undertaking besides Although some eight months have elapsed since the applica tion was the decision of the coun cil was reached in about as short a time The Late Crania Siupect Become a Bene br HU May John the little German who was tried wit OSullivan and Beggs for the alleged complicity in the Cronin was married at yesterday morning to Miss Julia Hover at St Both Kunze and his bride are Catholics and the ceremony was performed with all the honor of a nup tial The attorneys for the defense in the celebrated Donahoe and presented the couple with a handsome silver water service on which is the He Preferred Imprisonment and the Risk of Death to Perjury and A Executed by the Chicago Xortheru Pa cific in Favor of a Xewr York May The secretary of state today recorded a mortgage made by the Chicago and Northern Pacific Railway Company favor of the Farmers Loan and Trust of New to the amount of to cover outstanding in debtedness against certain branches and to secure funds to develop and com plete new The bonds will run until HI40 and draw per cent interest payable THE Jassenger Rates NEW May President Oakes this afternoon made the announce ment that the agreement for the restora tion of passenger rates in the northwest had been signed by the presidents of all lines including the Northern Wisconsin Central and Milwaukee and The advance is to take effect on the 10th of A MEECEE COUNTY STABBED IN A Des Moines Artist Assaulted by a Midnight Money the Object of the Tub of Hot Water Nearly a Childs Supreme Court Special to The HawkEy DES May Law rence formerly art instructor at Callanan was stabbed in his bed last night in his rooms on the third floor over 617 Walnut The deed was done by an un known presumably for the purpose of some time between midnight and early and the fact that Sonthwick managed the concerts of Blatchford Kavanaujjh at Kansas Topeka and Lincoln last week with considerable profits to himself and had a good deal of money in his possession is believed to have furnished a motive for the foul His body was not discovered until tenthirty this A number of pupils came to the art room early but as he was not in they went A young lady went to the which is situated north and adjoining Southwicks sleeping andoegatfpainfing as She became absorbed in her work and didnt notice anything unusual until about when she was startled by hearing a groan in Southwicks On nvestigation she found the artists pros rate form on the and immediately notified parties His wound con isted of an ugly stab in his right utting in twain the mamary artery and naking a frightful wound several inches ong and about as The blade had evidently struck a The physicians give it as their opinion that he was first tabbed while in bed There is vidence that a terrific struggle had aken place in the room and it is thought hat when stabbed he awoke and a hand truggle took place between the assassin nd the wounded He has a wife nd two children living near The physicians tonight say he will as Swiss official conclusions are usually arrived She summit of Mountain being upward of feet above the starting of the proposed it may be seen that the venture is beset with difficulties from the begin ning of the ILLINOIS THE THE An Amendment to the ConsnUr liriiitton May In the from the conimittoo on foreign reported an to be offered to the consular and diplo matic appropriation authorizing the president to carry into effect the recom mendations of the international confer ence by the appointment by and with the advice and consent of tlie senate of throe commissioners to represent the United States to the intercolonial rail way whose compensation is to be paid from the committee on fund to be distributed between the several na tions Also to detail from the army and navy such officers as may be spared without detriment to the to serve as engineers under such commis sion in making a survey their expenses to bo paid by the and ap propriating as the share of the United States of the expenses of such commission imd Stewart offered a which was agreed calling on the sec ireUry of agriculture for information as to nse of artesian wells and other from sources tCbe Mil imported liiiiidalfs Sworn The credentials uf Han were presented and read and he The hill was passed appropriating fur the establishment of a na tional military park at the battlefield of A conference was ordered on the naval appropriation aud then the house went into committee of the whole on the river ami harbor Tin pending iiuestfon was on the point uf order raised by JlcCreary against the clause prescribing penalties upon owners of bridges which obstruct Tin chiiirovcrruled the point of On motion of llnniiell the section de claring it shall not be lawful ticonstruct a bridge over any navigable water of the 1n it ed States within iho limits of the state without obtaining the approval of the secretary of was stricken On motion of Post a survey was atithor of the Illinois river from La Salle to the Mississippi river with a view of ascertaining what lands would be sub ject to overflow by the construction of a navigable waterway between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi The coiiiiniitee then rose and reported the bill to the Dockery moved to recommit the bill with instructions to the committee on rivers and harbors to report it back with the llenncpin canal clause stricken The motion was lost and the bill then passed without The house then adjourned until Mon Moiiics 1ost May llraiidt was today by the president as postmaster at Des EXCITEMENT AT in Prlnon on a Charge of Selling Thrir May Twelve men who were indicted for selling their votes at the election in April were remanded lo jail this morning in default of Warrants arc out for twelve and the wildest excitement The The pleasant effect and the ierfect 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 Cannot Sell May The Ohio grand lodge of Knights of Pythias today amended the constitution to provide that any jxrson engaged in procur ing and selling of or manufactur ing intoxicating liquors shall not be initiated into a lodge unless such selling Inupon the regular prescrip tion of a reputable physician or for known pharma ceutical or sacramental I bought a fifty cent bottle of Cham berlains Pain Balm and appled it to my which have been afflicted with rheumatism at intervals lor one At the time I bought the Pain Balm I was unable to I can truthfully say that Pain Balm has completely cured the leading druggist at vouches for the truth of the above For sale by all drug for State May the prohibition state convention this fore noon a farmer of Franklin was nominated for state treas and Carl president of Eureka in Woodford for state superintendent of public institu of McKcndall at Lebanon of Oregon and Mary Allen of were nominated for trustees of the Illinois college at There was a long discussion on the nomination of a candidate for United States and a large majority favored such The committee on resolutions reported aud the following are the points favored The speedy adoption of the Australian ballot or its equivalent control of railways and telegraph lines by the government suppression of all trusts and combines reduction of the legal rate of interest in the state to S per cent a Sab bath that tho laboring classes may have one days rest in seven tho free coinage of silver and all money to be is sued by the government direct tax on luxuries and not on After the resolutions were read an other discussion on tho nomination of Inited States senator was had and it was The matter was postponed un til the platform was Farmer of introduced a resolution denouncing the McMinley bill as an infamous and gotten up by the republicans to pay debts incurred at tho last Action on the resolu tions was postponed and tho matter of electing a United States senator was loft u the state THE GEHMAN The of the Convention is Con May the conven tion of German Catholic societies this morning the business was crowded through in a lively manner and final ad journment was taken before eleven The first business was to finish the election of Anton of was elected secretary Charles of correspond ing secretary Jacob of treasurer executive Martin of Henry of of Apple Anton of The committee on resolutions presented some resolutions setting forth the neces sity for organization for political work for the coming state The resolution which was adopted unanimously provides for an executive committee of twelve and a senate com mittee of three the duty of which will be to watch carefully that no friend of paternal measures is elected to either branch of the An other which was provided for the appointment of a state committee to consist of five members which shall look closely after all bills that come before the legislature and re port promptly any measures that appear antagonistic to In closing several speeches were after which the convention Jeople in that Section of Illinois Indig nant at a Chicago Special to The May a sensa tion was caused in the western part of the county by the recent appearance of a Chicago H seems that one George recently had which mysteriously disappeared just previous to his but which fact was not discovered until after his de H was known that he drew the amount from the bank but a short time before and had never disposed of and to learn whence it had gone was the mis sion of the Tho detective represented himself as a buyer of walnut timber and remained in the neighborhood for several At last he made accu sation against a young farmer of that vicinity and tried to frighten a confes sion from Ho did not and has left the neighborhooe and a great many indignant people o that section of Duncan had the misfortune to lose his house and al its contents by lire last Saturday after Loss about The fire origin ated in an upstairs room and was caused by the children playing in the room with Our popular Cum made a remarkable discovery a few days Ho has a conwidely noted for the quantity and quality of her He was rather puzzled to know why the quantity of milk in the morning was so much less than in the evening He taxed his mind to find out the reasor and at last To his surprise and indignation he observed that a two hundred longsnooted which occupied the same apartment with the cow at was voluntarily acting as a suction Word The word is It is also very use and applied meaning before men made Its aryan root is and pu means The idea of purity and tiro is Hence the Pagan idea of baptism by The idea is probably older than baptism by It has come down to us through all the and in some parts of Europe chil dren have been baptized by passing them thrice through a flame within a century not at the In the English courts not so very long was practiced the ordeal of tire as a means of establishing of character in a given The ancient as with the Par sees of kept fire burning on church as an emblem of heavenly purity of the sun emblem of The children words of pu are found in bureau as also in Hence the of purifying souls by if you Pu also means to and hence to and also to Xo matter which way it is purity is fire the words are Piety and pity are To be piteous is to be in Latin is used to mean The origin is Language has its The root as in the case of religion is What it in the mother tongue is now un Thin and impureblood is made rich and healthful bv taklmr Hoods It cures gait all blood disorders ImpreMiug It on His A merchants wife recently gave him a sealed begging him not to open it till he got to his place of When he did he read I am forced to tell you something that I know will trouble but it is my duty to do I am determined you shall know let the result be what it I have known for a week that it was com but kept it to myself until when it has reached a crisis and I cannot keep it any Yon must not cen sure me too for yon must reap the results as well as I do hope it dont crush Here he turned the his hair slow ly The flour is Please send me some this I thought that by this method you would not forget it He didnt Add A XerreFood and The most effective yet A WOL SCALP Kdtrard Anxiety to Make Money Gets Him Into Special to The May anxiety to make money has gotten him into The Hardin county grand jury has returned an indictment against him for The charge against Johns is that he bought twentyfour young wolves in Franklin brought them to his home near killed them and took their scalps to receiving a bounty of 91 each for swearing they were captured in Hardin Young Johns mother is reputed to be worth nearly and there is no necessity of his resorting to such methods to obtain A TUB OP HOT A Little Childs life Mothers tSpecfal to The HawkEye 1 May littic four year old sou of of j met a fearful and probably fatal ac cident Demoss had pre pared o tub of boiling water for scrub bing and had left it standing on the floor where the child in some raaner slipped and fell directly into it receiving fright ful PRICE 15 CERTS PER reverting back to the when slavery enthralled a race of people and union men and armies were seeking to set them A composed in part ol men who had faced the canons mouth and sacrificed their lease of life to fight lor a now and free dom s A composed entire oj a people who had gathered to hear recounted the undying deeds of heroism displayed and an effusion of patriotic principles and Is it any wonder that after listenine to this tirade of foreign rhetoric and pertinent syllog patience ceases to be a virtue i and forebearance an indulgence The penoration of this remarkable consisted in rehearsing the names of several now historic and which he needed no oratorical references or marks of But he did deign to remark oil a few of these and in every instance these few referred to and dwelt upon was in the ones in which the union forces wavered from confederate missiles and the dawn of victory rested under a He finally closed amid tlie humiliation and to the relief of The only con clusion to be is that the speaker lacked the enthusiasm requisite for the occasion and the sympathy for the union victories and the final HERE WE ARE AT LAST The Water Company Submits Thre Good Oat of Which the City Can Make a able peets for a Better Wa ter IN THE SOCIALISTIC Smuggled Optam May house officials last night seized two thou sand worth of smuggled opium in a Chinese wash house at this Kervous poor dif sexual eared free at Wot BorUactoa The shopmates of Stevens miss his American Baptist Educational j smiling He has the May The American Bap1 Little Charley Boardman is very ill George Hint walked to Burlington last He will be there in time to cross over the new bridge to gather uond list Educational society met in annual session this The point of chief and one which aroused great was the announcement that the society had raised the neces sary to supplement the given by of for a Baptist university in MQBDIBD FOB A 3DuUc Kua Body Toud ia a Keaer May The Kimler mystery was cleared rip this morning by the finding of the young Englishmans body in a large reservoir which supplies the city with His throat was cul from ear to ear and around his neck was tied a The body was identified by the clothing taken to the morgoe where an iaqnest is la nairi to lilies in Taylor will go to Quincy this Home sick is his Miss Log and Emma two of Quincys favorite young ladies left for their home last evening after spending two delighful weeks with their of West About thirty of West Burlingtons young people got up a complete surprise party on Miss Canteens last even ing they had a lovely time games of all They had a bountiful sooner which all partook of with a relish this wound np the evenings enjoyment mil returned tome abtmt one The Work of May corridors and walls of the United States court house and postoffice building here were ruined Monday It has been cus tomary to leave the outer doors open at so there was no difficulty in effect ing an All windows and railings were The law library on the third floor was broken open and the contents besmeared with the contents of several This was a val uable collection and the ruin is Colonel the has offered a reward of for evidence leading to the conviction of the Supreme Court Special to The DKS May following are the suppeme court decisions Mc Murrin from Cedar reversed Morris Chicago and Xorthwestern Railway appel from Keokuk affirmed Wil son from Linn affirmed Steele ap from Cass affirmed from Polk affirmed Drake Free from Wappello An Injunction AgahiKt the Joint IOWA May of the district today granted an injunction asked by the Cedar Rapids and Northern road restrain ing the Iowa railway commission from enforcing the joint rate tariff recently OFFENDED A Memorial Sermon Devoid of Patriotism and Destitute of Common Correspondence of The May corres Jondent attended the memorial senices leld in the old school church on last Sunday Pursuant to the an nouncement services were dispensed at the other and as a conse quence the people turned out en masse to listen to the somewhat recent minister of this The services opened with a patriotic Anthem by the Following this was a thrilling tenor solo rendered by of Thus far every thing bid fair to an entertaining and in structive But the dis appointment and disgust that pervaded the countenances of the entire audience and especially the veterans was percep tably after the speaker had spo ken about twenty and which jnly increased as the address lis theme What does this service mean and instead of being made famil ar with the true and laudable purport of this Memorial the youth and aged only returned to their lomes with confused and clouded men alities as to its true import and t was certainly the most inexcus able departure and displeasing fea ure ever presented to an intel igent and countryloving The sylabns of this noninspiring sermon is about as follows He devoted the first quarter of an hour to Biblical battle ancient soldiers and mode of All this praise and laudation was calculated to suggest insignificence of the gloriously won battlefields of the inferior efforts and sacrifices of the late union and that a decent burial should be the final recompense conferred on the holiest and Godliest band of who ever shouldered the musket or unsheathed the saber of His next patriotic drop was to the turbulent scenes of and his utter ances of commendation and on the coloniel warrier and continental Translated from the of Citizen t is the coffee Citizeness I have no beans I was too weak yesterdav to for our ounce of beans at the public Then we have no wood or They give us only half a pail per and that is not half Citizen dont wanted to warm for you yes erdays state you lean not peas and What will they give us today and peas or old Youll have favorite sour eel on the ccond Sunday of next the Socialist arrived it He children about to each the age of live years during the ttrrent year must be delivered to the mblic academy on the Ifith All iris about to reach the age of fifteen cars must have their names entered in he marriage register before the The former Minister of Trade had an accident yesterday while and sprained his As hence forth all houses are to bo built alike the profession of architect is The general dress for next summer is ordered to be a blue with soldiers All tho military uniforms arc to be used Three hundred and fiftyseven now gold smiths will be employed as street car mail Lamps may burn only from to from next November four hundred masons and carpenters were sent from Sew York to Iittsburg to be employed in the mines in neighbor Perhaps their famileswiM be sent after Day before yesterday women of over 40 Inspector of the Peoples Citizen live hero name is have no names any more for one might have a highsound the other a vulgar Equality above tell me why you are still in bed The public day begins at am you ought to have turned out at six oclock and reported for examination at the Get up im To are you idling about here do not wish you to talk to my wife with such Wu dont know any such thing as familiarity for we stand all on the You arc detailed to pave the I am a Jewelers are no longer Here is an official notifi cation for Your daughter will be married to Citizen or Cit izen she would like to have docs not concern She has to make up her or else she will bo sent to Fools Your young est child is five years old and you have concealed Ill take him with me and he may come and visit you iu about a Father and child get ready and leave the house with the At last Burlington begins to see day light on the water Thef now a reasonable prospect of reaching mutual understanding and securin that which the city so greatly a better water The water com mittee of the city council held a meeting last evening to consider three proposi tions submitted by the water company The committee comprises Steim Bonn and Bonn wa not able to be but Steim ker and Mercer met in the committee room and took under advisement the fol lowing THREE PROPOSITIONS May To the II iifcr Committee or the Citii Council o the City of GENTLEMEN In response to a resolution lately passed by the City Council and to your request to meet you to and recoimiz j insr the importance to the people of this citv of better and increased facilities In the water anu yet acknowledjring as you musi the impossibility of furuishina any substan tial relief under the existingordinances one I am willing and desirous on my part to do what I can consistently with the riftntsofthe Water company to remove the existing difficulties and embarrassments and as speedily us possible to improve the water service and extend the mains to meet the de mands of the aud to this end I submit you three propositions for your consideration either of which I am willing to accept as a basis for a settlement I will make the ordinance which was before the council about one year aito the imd will submit to miv reasonable modi fications of that ordinance which lire essential in the interests of the provided they do not unduly interfere with or infringe upon the rights of the Water the to issue with the consent of the city council i twentyBye year second mortjraire bonds i under the existing the same to he secured by a second niortKUtre on the plant and property of the and the interest I thereon payable semianmmUv at eight per per to lie secured in like manner and with like endorsement so fur us practica ble by the city the outstanding Brat mort gage suitable provision to he made for a sinking the present ordinance to be modified agreeably to these and the charter of the Water company to be ex tended so as to run twentylive years from the date of the new and thus expire with the nuiturity of the the with the con sent of the city to Issue its notes to the amount or payable on or before twentylive with ten per cent Interest the charter of the Water com pany to lie extended for 11 like period UCBLINGTOX WATER By GEOROE HAWKEYE sees in these propo sitions good news for They arc reasonable and they prac tical and easily Proposition number two will especially commend it self to public favor because it is substan tially the one which many of our citizens who have opposed other plans have advo claiming that the present ordin ance is all and that it provides tun way in which the water company may raise funds in addition to lirst issue of the water The water ordinance wus adopted and the work of construction begun sooti Thirty thousand dol lars of stock of the author was paid in and of bonds The charter granted an exclusion privilege for the term of twentylive years and expires in The provisions of the ordinance relating to the maintenance of the watijr works aru somewhat complicated and have al ways been difficult to and have involved various constructions of Section issuing ilrst mort gage bonds in excess of The bonds bear six per cent interest per an The interest thereon is a pre ferred claim upon the water fund and is paid directly by the city to the bond holders or their agents witont ever being under the conarol of the water The sum of is also taken from this water jnnd and appropriated for the purchase of some of the bonds for can cellation from year to or placed in the sinking fund fur that The capital stojk of the company is of which the company is not allowed to pay up more than ton per cent unless in pursuance of provifions of It has not yet been dcj the ordinance or in obedience tin order of some court nf competent juris Section provides that from tho water fund there shall next be paid the current expenses of water including the necessary repairs and im provements also all tho taxes that may be levied upon said water or upon tho stock held by the But tho company is prohibited from making extravagant or unrcasanable After the payment of all amounts hereto fore the remainder of tho said water fund as far as and be divided among the stock holders of said to the extent of 12 per cent per annum of too amount actually advanced by them of the Grand Army boys may be interested in the following from Dept and He says We had an epidemic of whooping cough Stew and Chamberlains Cough iinedy has been tho only medicine that has done any There is no danger j from whopping cough when this remedy willing to invest more money upon the basis of twelve per cent now to accept eight per cent est upon the money they may invest un der the old As this is one the chief points that has been in conten and as the water company now con cedes and is willing to put in the raones under the old ordinance at eight pep there can hardly be any doubt the readiness of the to accept pro position 2 unless it shall be found that one of the others is more desirable for the There is one gratifying outcome of these new propositions they remove alJ occassion for The whole troversey is nowin line for an amicable settlement and the sooner that adjust ment is reached tho better it will be for all For it will not only re move a cause of but it highly important that the work of im provement shall be begun as soon We understand that if an agreement is reached soon the wojk of extension of mains and putting in new filter will be begun at and much of it can be finished before snow This will be the initiation of the healthiest kind of a boom in con nection with the electric railway system and the street will give Burling ton a long lift ahead in the year Snccemfnl National The Boston Dnttu Advertiser gives the following interesting account of tho Maverick National of w bank which is as well known in business and financal circles as any bank in the United The Maverick bank was incorporated in and was ono of the if not tho very incorporated under what was known as the old banking law of It had a local hU it was intended to advance the ntercsts of East since had grown to bo one of the most mportant outlying wards of It lad established shipyards and other urge manufacturing industries it was ho Boston terminus of tho Cunanl line of and it had arranged for cries of warehouses and dock privileges vhioh have since become famous in tho oinmorcial history of In 1S75 the bank moved to its present iniirters in tho city at the corner f Congress and Water in Post iftiee But the Maverick hank of IS54 was put a mere shadow of what the Mavorick iank of today is in tho great oliime of its The capital ret wins today tho same as it was In but its transactions now are 1m When wo say thatits present urplns is over the story of its real success is In many respects its management at lie present time is very much like that vhich has characterized the Chemical ank of New York for threequarters of Asa its present hie is a born He lok to financiering and his arly education with Warren strengthened his As im gency the Maverick stands at cad of the Boston The term goney is susceptible if several inter but wo use merely in of a liduciajy factor and wo do dot ositato to say that under tho presidency f few banks Iu the country avo absorbed so much of domestic and orcign business in exchanges and credits s the Mavorick National Bank of The original directors wore Noah William Bar Henry anutel tho lirst was the ellknown shipbuilder of East William Barstow was the genial reasurer of the East Boston a enuinu old and a sociable com Henry Hooper was then at IB head of tho groat cooper foundry lirm of Henry Hooper on Com mercial Noah was of old coal lirm of Sttirtevant fe and a largo owner of real estate in East Frederick Sumncr was of the firm of Sumncr The present directors are ASH Pot Henry Jonas Thomas HAWKEYB PERSONAL was deigned to impel one with the belief that what he termed the late was a of secondary a strife in which was displayed less courage and on the pan of the union and a series of minor glorious eulogy on colonial and revolutionary would have been fittingly ap propriate had the Be been addressing a gathering of revolutionarj relics tat he was talking to a Hadji Hassein Giiooly it is an nounced will soon marry Miss Mary de Miss Harriet Blaines engagement to a member of the diplomatic corps will soon be General Thomas Francis Meaghers widow is soon to become the wife of John an Omaha million the is very rich and lives with his books and his grandchildren in the Avenue do stock point not un derstood by many of the The water fund is made up from the revenue from the sale of water and from the special tax of mills levied annually upon all real estate and upon all tangible property which is properly taxable with in what is known as tho water It is a well known fact that large num bers of our citizens embraced within the I water district have for years paid the water tax being able to enjoy l any of its They prayed j for water but have been unable to obtain l The water having paid up i all of its stock permitted by the ordi i nance aud issued bonds to the full had no available means except the small Miss Florence Nightingale has just j SIlrplus from year to ear completed her seventieth year and her j from the revenues of tllP3 wa sister the vufe of Harry w totaly insufficient to uas mect the demand and Congressman Vauxs uame has been there has gone up a cry earnest and loud variously The correct proj demand from all over the city for the ex nunciation as though the name was tension of the water There has spelled j always been an emphatic insistence that Sir George the wealthy water should be The orjg lish coal began life as a common inal filter put in answered the purpose Thats where he gets his what the French call German Empress Frederick loves Rtle She never fails to notice every one she sees and will often stop in her walks and speak to Polly Croul who was born in Sew York in died in Detroit Mon She was once kissed by George but Sherman skipped niece ofexEmpress En at her weddingreceived gifts which ilts 7nd a d7ai of were valued at The guest public but many of our citizens who gave a papercutter must have felt when there were fewer but with the increase of consumption of water the filter is entirely inadequate aud it is not of the improved kind now generally How to se cure funds to make these highly desired improvements has been the great prob lem that has agitated the public mind for several years A number of propo sitions have been made but have met with more or less Nearly all the propositions have contemplated the sale of the works to private capital small and mean in that Clarence second son of Marat will be married on June 4 to Miss Harriet of Clarence is a recent graduate of Prince and is connected with the Asso ciated Princess de Sagan recently appeared on the bench at in a bathing one side of which was white and the other conceit being carried out to the details of but tons and far for improvement use only Foaonfs Powder there is nothing equal to At to father with morning you read pa Pa the weather going to were loth to part with the municipal ownership of the Section 14 provides one way in which this can be done and that ia to issue bonds to be secured by second mortgage upon the and which shall in all other respects be regulated upon same principal as hereinbefore described in the case of the first mortgage Proposition number two Is in ance with section providing for the issuance of second mortgage While section 11 provides that the first mortgage bonds shall bear six per cent and that the company shall not pay up than ten per cent of the capital stock and while section 13 provides that twelve per cent dividends shall be allowed on stock to the amount paid it also Jfiatthere shall be dividend exceeding eight pec cent per greater sum than said convicted lit Vinton for keeping a house of illfame and sentenced to six months in was pardoned by Boies after he had been in prison but two ix His Herman asixyearold boy living near appeared at school the other day with live young wolves In his lunch He had dug them out of a hole on his way to WANTSrrtf STATE wants the state fire mens tournament In A meeting of citizens was held tliis week and a com mittee appointed to solicit contributions to be used in securing the SIAMESE Twrx twin chickens are being gazed at with wonder by Fort The chickens are the product of a doubleyolked and are connected by a ligament much in the same manner as the famous SHOT A Dyersville Thurs day City Marshal Mycr attempted to ar rest three They started to when the marshal hitting one of them in the head and producing a wound which it is thought will prove A tlniwe DIED OF farmer near Red Oak lost a valuable horse this week from Sev eral head of stock in the neighborhood were bitten by a supposed mad dog sev eral weeks and besides the a calf has since died with the A of Lake Muscatlne a peculiar freak in the shape of a kitten with two bodies and single The head of this eighteenlived animal Is of the ordinary but at the shoulders the body begins to separate into two each regularly formed and wilh legs and Ax Sheldon Mall tells of a Boyden man who came to that town the other day to buy a and when he got back home again found the expected corpse in a fair way to re covery and very indignant at the undue baste tbat had been taken to plant A DEAD BODY body of Charles who had been missing from Winterset for the past two was found Thursday floating in Jones about four miles from He had evidently been dead for some but whether death resulted from acci dent or suicide could not be Xcm uMtUra An important They act on the stomach and bowels through the A new The speed ily cure bad torpid piles and Splendid for women and 30 doses for 25 Samples free at Wittes drag Ciwe of the May the ease of Charlton versus the Chicago which has been pending here for some time Judge Collins this morning issued an injunction restraining Ihe or companies composing from transferring any of their stock or to the Fidelity Trust company of delphiaThe judge alsodecided to ap point a receiver for the whom Be will name coed Samples aft J drug store that the It is upon I   

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