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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye June 3, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - June 3, 1890, Burlington, Iowa HTTTX? I XX Iii ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.) BURLINGTON BURLINGTON, IOWA, TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 3, 1890- -EYE. (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK. ARGUING OVER SILVER. The Senate Discusses the Bullion Measure at Length. at I? The Matter of Army Canteens!—The House Session—The Public Debt Statement —Working' Over the Tariff Bill—Washington News. Washington, Juno 2.—In tho senate a conference was ordered on the naval appropriation bill and Messrs. Hale, Allison and Gorman were appointed conferees on the part of the senate. Among petitions presented were two from New Hampshire and Vermont, against further concessions to the Pacific railroad, and in favor of the government taking possession of them. Mr. Plumb introduced a bill prepared by St. John, of New York, for the purchase of silver to use as lawful money; referred to the committee on finance. The resolution heretofore offered by Spooner, calling on the attorney general for information as to practice iii the United States courts at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Paris, Texas, in regard to offenses iii the Indian territory, was taken up, discussed and agreed to. Mr. Dawes gave notice that he would to-morrow ask the senate to consider the fortification bill. The silver bill was taken up and Morrill addressed the senate. He said wage earners of the United States were to be counted by the millions and were the most numerous class of the country. It was that class it was now proposed to pay off in cheaper or in a depreciated .standard money and to require to pay higher prices for every thing they had “to buy. Could there be anything more likely to provoke strikes in all parts of the country at an early day? The silver miners of Nevada and Colorado wanted everything about gold struck out and simply say, “we want forty per cent more profit.” He believed by wise legislation enough silver might be utilized arid yet a bi-metalic standard maintained. He did not want to have the United States divorced from the commercial world. That was not the policy of those who led off in the debate. Their transparent design was to go by single bound to a silver standard. If the country was to have but a single standard he preferred gold rather than silver. He would, however, like to have both maintained and with the expectation that with the increase of silver and good management on the part of the treasury the value would bo preserved— silver advancing a good deal and gold recoding somewhat in value. Ile argued against the proposition to issue legal tender treasury notes (in exchange for silver) as unconstitutional. The conference report of the military academy appropriation bill was agreed to. The conference report of the army appropriation bill was again taken up and the quest ion of canteens discussed. Mr. Allison, who presented the report, spoke in its defense. Mr. Hale predicted if this canteen system wont into effect it would soon become obnoxious and hist but a short time. Mr. Plumb suggested the movement against the canteen system was in the interest of t he post traders. Mr. Hale said it was a serious and grave question whether the United States government should now. for the first time, lieging selling liquor to its soldiers, Mr. George said that if the proposition could not bi* made to apply to officers as well as to men. he would vote against tin* whole I bing. The conference report was agreed to— yeas It5, nays s —the nays boing Blair, Colquitt, Dixon, George, Hale, Sanders, Teller and Turpin. The silver bill was again taken up and Harris spoke. Ile said hi' should vote for free coinage of silver, aud if he failed iii securing ii he would support the next thing to it that could bi* found. The silver Dill went over till to-morrow aud the senate, after an executive session, adjourned. Tin* Holist'. Washington, .lune 2. In the house to-day a memorial from the Philadelphia board of trade was presented favoring the establishment of a postal telegraph: referred. The house to-day passed a number of bills, including one transferring the expense of the trial of Indians for crimes committed on other Indians in the territories, from tin' territories to tile United States. Adjourned. JUDGE HUSTON REVERSED. The Supreme Court Takes Exception to His Criticism. Washington. J nm* 2.—A report is extensively circulated that a lawyer had unearthed a decision made by the United States supreme court a few years ago, in which the court took exactly the opposite ground to that held in the original package decision. This turns out to be incorrect. There is a very obvious destitution between these two eases. The ease decided several years ago arose out of the taxation by a state otTeer of a cargo of coal brought into Louisiana by ship. Before the coal was taxed, a part of it had been sold, so it was no longer an original package. Moreover it is erroneous to state the court appears to have overlooked its decision in this ease. The ease was brought to the attention of the court in the argument of the counsel and was considered in the opinion of Justice Fuller, who showed wherein they differed. IOWA POSTMASTERS. Change* Made In Iowa For the Week Ending May St. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.) Washington. June 2.—The following postoffice changes were made in Iowa during the week ending May 31, I SPO: Postmasters Appointed—Bot na. Shelby county. Jeffrey S. McDonald: Bromley. Marshall county. W. ll. Clemons: O* Leary. Plymouth county, Win. L Warner.______ GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS. Public Debt Statement. Washington. June 2.—Interest debt- hearing Principal..... Interest....... $792.112,002 ..    8,;rrg,u55 Total.................................SS0O.44O.tH: Debt on which interest ceased since maturity: Principal and interest................$ 1,073,601 Debt drawing no interest............ 788,948,050 Total debt prineipal____ Interest................. . . ..SI.582,885.208 8.477.391 bill and will endeavor to secure the inclusion of the provision that no pension be less than $6 per month. The McComas anti-gerrymandering bill was next taken up and discussed at length. The subject of national election laws was next considered. Messrs. Lodge and Rowell presented their report. After their explanation the caucus adjourned, leaving them, as well as the McComas bill, for another caucus. The silver legislation was not broached. M’KINLEY’S OPINION. He Think* the Silver Bill Will Pas* and Predicts a Long Session of Congress. New York, June 2.—A Washington special to the Mall and Express says: Major McKinley said this afternoon:    “I believe the silver bill will become a law by an act of this session, although it is not a sure thing. There is a demand for it from every direction and I do not think we ought to adjourn before the silver bill is passed. The house will devote - itself to the measure within a few days. Yes, this will be a long session. We will not adjourn iii my judgment till late in Angust. The senate will talk tariff for a whole month, I presume. No I don’t believe we will pass either the federal or the anti-Gerry-mandering bill.” SHERMAN, TEXAS. Bussell Harrison Purchases Heal Estate in That City. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.) Sherman, Tex., June 2.—Russell Harrison, son of President, Harrison, purchased real estate in this city to-day amounting to over $10,000. Captain G. W. Knight. United States marshal, purchased a tract of land in consideration of $50,000. George Hazelwood. ofCarthage. Texas, bought land to the amount of $10,000. The assistant general freight agent of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas railway purchased $12,000 worth. The Frank Leslie Illustrated Newspaper party are in the city to-night and are being banqueted. They arrived in the city just as the fire-alarm is sounding, They have been in throe prominent Texas cities at three large fires in the last, :hree days. A FAMILY POISONED. WAS ANDERSON MURDERED? Six Persons Discovered iii the Agonies of Death by a Neighbor. Ottawa, Ont., June 2.—Dead in bed with a dying sister on either side of her, lay little Archie Pampean, of Lake George, when a neighbor woman came in, attracted by feeble cries of ‘‘help, help.” Another child was rolling iii the death agony upon the floor. Near by. gasping and helpless lay the motlier and grandfather, the latter relapsing into insensibility. Mrs. Cam pean managed to say that they Lad been poisoned. The village physician was called. When he arrived oui' little boy was dead and the other evidently beyond hope of recovery, while the mother, grandfather and two little girls and an infant but three years old, are in a desperate condition. Emet ics were administered, and before he left the physician was successful iii saving the lives of three of the poisoned patients, although others, it is feared are too far gone to rally. Wednesday, old mail Campean* went into the woods to dig roots to make medicine for a sick horse. He gathered a lot of various kinds, including some which tasted sweet, of which all members of the family partook. Iii a few minutes all were taken with fearful pains. It was in this condition that the neighbor woman found them. The eldest boy, about nine years of age. was dead. The second has since died, and the doctor says the old man and infant will follow, and it will be a close call for tho other three. The root which the old man had given them is known as “wild parsnip,” a deadly poison. FIRE’ S~TERRIBLE WORK. A Whole Family Probably Fatally Burned iii a Tenement House Fire. St. Loris, June 2.—A tenement occupied by several families burned this morning. The bromoil found the family of George Sehlothman struggling in tho smoke on the second boor. Wolf and wife and two children were burned and his father, an old man seventy years of age. was smothered to death in his bed. The wife of dias. Gauss and child were caught in the bailies and dangerously burned. Sehlothman is not expected to live. The recovery of Ids two children is also doubtful. It is thought that Mrs. Wolf may pull through. George Hyde, lessee, has been arrested on suspicion of having tired tin* building. OBJECTED TO THE QUESTIONS. Herr Glasses Fired at a Census Enumerator. New York, June 2.—The census enumerators began their work this forenoon. One of them met with a warm reception in a liquor store. Ile was unceremoniously hustled amid a volley of beer glasses which wen* thrown at him. He then returned to the place under police escort, but was unable to obtain the information he desired. Ile reported the matter at the main office. RAILROAD MATTERS. Assistant President of the Great Northern Hailway Appointed. Chicago. June 2.—John N. Abbott, late chairman of tho Western States’ Passenger association, lias been appointed assistant to the president of tho Great Northern railway. Total...............................$U91,3»£.599 Total debt,less available cash itoms.$l,045,7#0,39rt Net cash in treasury..............  30,901,791 Debt, less eash in treasury. June I. 1890......................:.......... 1,008,858,809 Debt, less eash in treasury, May I, 1890......................:.......... 1,015,530,770 Decrease of debt during the month 6.061,871 Decrease of debt since June 30, 1890........................  67,787,722 Total cash in treasury, as shown by treasurer's general accoil ut .$ 638,302,171 Working on the Tariff BUI. Washington. June 2.-*—Two hours were spent by the republican members of the senate finance committee this morning in further consideration of the tariff bill. The time was devoted to schedule “D,” wood and the manufacturers thereof. The progress was slow, considerable difference of opinion being shown over the rates on timber. The tin plate paragraph It is understood bas Cutting Hates. The Central Traffic association to-day decided to reduce the rate on wheat, barley, rye and their products from 25 to 22 Ce from Chicago to New York and common points. The Lake Shore road gave notice of an intention to reduce dressed beef rate from 48 to 45 cents to Boston and New England points, claiming the new Canadian Pacific Wabash line is cutting the rate. To Dispel Colds. Headaches and Fevers, to cleanse the system effectually, yet gently, when costive or bilious, or when the blood is impure or sluggish, to permanently cure habitual constipation, to awaken the kidneys and liver to a healthy activity.without irritating or weakening them. use Syrup of Figs. Three People Burned to Death. Dcrango. Col., June I.—Mrs. Robert Morrow, attempted to light a fire with kerosene. An explosion occurred which set fire to the clothes of the woman, hor four-year-old son and a young baby. All three were burned to death before assistance could be rendered. A Train Mangles a Supposed Corpse at Colfax, Iowa. A Young Printer’s Sad Fate at Des Moines —A Mother Killed by a Runaway— The Governor’s New Secretary —Iowa State News. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Colfax, la., June 2 John Anderson, a coal miner and plasterer, thirty-eight years old. was run over and horribly mangled by train No. 2 Sunday morning at the curve one-half mile east of Colfax. The engineer and fireman who examined the remains afterward say the body was cold. Anderson lay prone across the track in such a position that he was cut in two. His head bears a gash in the top and a bruise on the back. It is generally believed that he was murdered and then dragged and laid across the crack. He leaves a wife and six children. KNOCKED FROM A BRIDGE. A Young by a Printer Fatally Injured Rock Island Train. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.) Des Moines, June 2.—The Rock Island railroad bridge across the Des Moines river was the scene of a tragedy early this morning. A young man named Edward Carberry was knocked off the bridge at three o'clock by the west-bound train. The young man was found on the ground at the east-pier with his clothing muddy and covered with blood about an hour later by the railroad men. When the officers arrived it was found that Carberry was very badly hurt; his legs were both bruised and cut almost in two below the knees, and his feet were cut and mangled in a terrible manner. Everything possible was done to save his life, but he died this a. rn. Carberry was about twenty-five years of age, a printer by trade, and had lately come to Des Moines from Omaha. THE ADVENTURES OF A CORPSE. Its Coffin Twice Smashed in Railroad Wrecks. Sioux City. June 2.—Frank Benjamin, a young man whose home is iii Algona, arrived here Saturday night from Spokane Falls, Wash., bringing with him the body of his dead friend, Fred Palmer. A few weeks ago the two left Algona for Spokane Falls iii search of a location. Last Monday Palmer, while walking along the railroad track, was struck by a switch engine and killed, and at the request of the dead man’s father Benjamin had the body placed in a coffin, and started to bring it east. While coming through the mountains the train was wrecked, and the coffin was so badly shattered that a new one had to be secured. Again they started, but had not traveled dive hours when the train was again wrecked, the coffin smashed, and the corpse rolled out into the ditch. Benjamin said lie was not naturally superstitious, but his trip has been anything but comfortable. Infested With Fire Bugs. Davenport, la.. June 2.—Davenport seems to be infested with fire bugs who have within the past few weeks started a number of mysterious blazes, all in one neighborhood, the mill and yards of the Mueller Lumber company barely escaping destruction in two different instances and the evidences of incendiarism being so apparent as to be undeniable iii both. Night before last Melcher’s hotel was fired and the guests barely escaped with their lives. Last night the agricultural depot of John Ruch was set on fire, but the flames were subdued through the promptness of the firemen. Tuesday a tire broke out suddenly iii a building occupied by Wahl Bros.’ grocery, and Shake’s clothing house, and a loss of $3,000 was entailed before the firemen got control of the fire. All these incendiaries have originated within a radius of three blocks, and much anxiety and alarm is felt in the neighborhood. The cause is a mystery. Iowa Supreme Court. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Des Moines, June 2.—Supreme court decisions:    Schlawigt, appellant, vs. Fleekenstein; from Woodbury county, affirmed; Mansfield estate, from Linn county, affirmed: Lynch vs. Nugent, appellant, affirmed; State vs. Campbell, from Butler county, dismissed: State vs. Hogan, appellant, from Plymouth county, affirmed; State vs. Harty, appellant, from Polk county, affirmed; State vs. Seth Morgan, appellant, from Polk county, affirmed: Yordy, appellant, vs, Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company, from Hancock county, reversed; Newman vs. Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company. from^Lunn county, reversed: Potts, appellant, vs. Polk county, affirmed: Price, appellant, vs. Aetna Insurance Company, from Polk county, reversed. Ender Heavy Bonds. Eldora. 111.. June 2.—Arthur Clark, fifteen years old. but as large as a grown man. was arrested and indicted by the grand jury on a charge of criminal assault ou a young ten-year-old daughter of John Crosby. She will recover. He was put under $3,000 bonds. Severe Earthquake Shocks. Lima. June 2.—The severest earthquake experienced in many years occurred at an early hour this morning. It was followed by two other shocks, which though milder than the first, were of more than average severity. Found a Mastodon. Danville, 111., June 2.—At Murdock, Edgar county, the skeleton of a mastodon was found. Its height is head feet long and its ribs eleven feet. One of the teeth weighs six pounds. Crop Conditions Improved. Des Moines, June 2.—The weather crop bulletin, based on reports received from three-fourths of the counties of the state, announces that the general condition of all crops is improved. Corn is evidently somewhat below its average condition on the corresponding date last year. Replanting has been done in many localities. Cut worms are at work in many localities on the ground recently in grass. Chinch bugs are reported in Black Hawk county. Small grain crops are generally promising. Hay on old meadows is very light, clover and new meadows fair to good. Killed by a Runaway. [Special to The Hawk-Eye. I Clarksville, June 2.—Atnoon yesterday a team belonging to Miller Soback, a German living a mile northwest of town ran away, killing his wife instantly and break a three-year-old child's arm. When the team started Soback’s wife took refuge behind the fence with the child In her arms. The horses ran over the fence, stepping on the wife’s breast and crushing it. The child is doing well. Gun Club Organized. Independence, la.. June 2.—The In dependence Gun club has been organized with the following officers: President. Chas. Rauser: secretary and treasurer, Ed. Evers. A gold medal will be purchased and contested for once month. The club has about fifteen charter members. Fell Forty Feet. Council Bluffs, la.. June 2.—Chris Thompson, a Scandinavian, fell from the upper bridge, a distance of forty feet, Friday night and sustained serious injuries, which may result fatally. He cannot account for the mishap in anv manner, and the cause of the fall is to him a mystery._ Ex-Congressman Lyman WHI Recover Council Bluffs. June 2.—Ex-Con glassman Lyman, who was stricken with paralysis for the third time several weeks ago and has been lying in a critical condition ever since, has recovered consciousness. His friends and physicians are confident of his ultimate recovery. Drowned in a Washtub. Sioux City, June 2.—The one-year-old child of Thomas Burke, of Greenville, a suburb of this city, fell into a washtub Saturday afternoon and was drowned. The child was playing abont the room and was unnoticed by its mother until dead. Dubuque. Mr. Hosfeld gtes to Clermont this week, where he dill enter the private employ of ex-Governor Larrabee. SWEPT BY A CLOUD BURST. Loveland, Iowa, Almost Totally Destroyed Sunday Afternoon, [Special to the Hawkeye.] Council Bluffs, la.. June 2.—The Globe to-day publishes an exclusive account of a terrible calamity that happened at Loveland, nineteen miles north from here. Saturday evening. About 6:30 o’clock on that date a heavy rain prevailed here and. in the vicinity to the north of the city, the clouds darkened and culminated in a cloud-burst at Loveland. Buildings were wrecked and considerable property destroyed. The residence of Luke Sayles was visited by the elements of destruction. The house was occupied by Sayles and his wife and son. Sayles and his son succeeded in clinging to portions of the wreck until the water receded. but Mrs. Sayles was carried away by the current and drowned. Several other persons had narrow escapes from a similar fate. Meager repopts of the disaster state that the water fell in one vast sheet instantaneously, to the depth of eight feet, A large section of the track of the Chicago and Northwestern was carried away and trains were accordingly delaved. The Governor** New Private Secretary. [Special to The HaWk-Eye. Des Moines, June 2.—Tile office of private secretary to the governor was today taken by C. D. Ham. who succeeds Professor F. W. Hossfeld, who has for four and a half years occupied that releasible position. Francis Murphy Will Wed. Council Bluffs, June 2.—The Nonpareil says: Francis Murphy, the renowned temperance orator, will shortly wed Mrs. Rebekka Fisher, a beautiful and wealthy widow of this city. Matter* at Moulton. [Correspondence of The Hawk-Eye.] Moulton, la., June 2.—The weather for the past few days has been very warm and sultry, but the threatened and much needed rain has not as yet made glad the heart of the farmer. Prof. A. R. Morgan and family made our city a pleasant visit last week. J. M. Hale visited Coatesville, Missouri. Saturday. Mr. and Mrs Peter Brunk have taken up their residence in Kansas City. Mrs. A. Wells is visiting in Kansas. Miss Belle Hale is visiting her many friends in Mt. Pleasant. H. Ciinkenbeard and J. Russece went to Coatesville, Monday. Frank Ciinkenbeard has left for Aurora, Illinois. We did not learn when he xpects to return. Mrs. An Marshall is visiting in Kirksville. J. M. Willett, county auditor was on our streets Tuesday. S. B. Mace now has his new store building nearly completed, and in it you will find a fine large stock of jewelry tastefully arranged. Considerable building and improving is going on in our lively little town. BARKIS WAS WILLIN’. HAWK-EYE GLANCES. He Pitied Victoria’s Lonliness and Offered to Marry Her. But He Wa* Tried For Lunacy—Romance of a Young English 'Weaver—A Denial From Gladstone-Foreign News. London. June 2.—In England to make love to Queen Victoria has been treated invariably, except in the case of the late prince consort, as a sign of dementia, and more than one humble subject has had occasion to cool his ambitious passion in the narrow limits of a lunatic’s cell. The latest candidate for this kind of penalty is Alfred Carter, a young Lancashire weaver, who, pitying her majesty’s widowed condition, wrote a letter proposing to marry the queen and adding that no sum of money would buy him off from the purpose of becoming her majesty's husband. The young man was pounced upon by the royal household police and arraigned before a magistrate on a charge of lunacy. The magistrate did not take the old. time-honored view of the case and shocked the household police by declining to send the youth to lunatic asylum. Y’oung Carter was turned over to the custody of his father. A Denial from Gladstone. London, June 2.—Mr. Gladstone, in reply to questions sent him by liberals in Glasgow*, denies that he ever stated that tho shooting affair at Mitehellstown, Ireland, and the Siberian atrocities were parallel outrages. Though he says he spoke of them together, he did not desire the inference to be drawn that he regarded the Mitehellstown affair as equally as bad as tho outrage perpetrated by the Russian officials in Siberia. Mr. Burn* Dead. London, June 2.—Mr. Burns, of tho Canard steam ship line, is dead. Will Sue the Master Builder*. Chicago, June 2.—The statement is published here this morning that tho special treasury agent will soon begin proceedings against the officers of the Master Carpenters and Builders association for violation of tho contract labor law* in bringing in foreign carpenters to take the place of strikers. Th** Principal Witness Killed. Windsor, Out., June 2.—The Dominion was robbed of the principal witness in the noted Burchell-Benwell case today by the accidental killing on the train of Brakeman Haves. TOOK HER HOME. Old Settlers’ Log Cabin.—The old settlers of Humboldt county have decided to erect an old-fashioned log cabin in which the pioneers can meet annually and talk over old times amid appropriate surroundings. A Young Traveler.—A six-year-old youngster named Lewis Kearney, from the orphans’ home in New York city, arrived in Cedar Rapids the other day, having made the entire distance alone. He was consigned to a family living near Cedar Rapids. Boon’s Omnivorous Cows.—The other day a Boone cow ate $3 w’orth of groceries from the rear end of a farmers’ wagon, and the granger gave notice to the authorities that he would hereafter boycott the towrn until all omniverous animals roaming the streets were retired from circulation. Injured at Memorial Services.— During the memorial services in the cemetery at Clinton Friday, a horse driven by a young lady ran away and plunged into a crowd of women and children. No one was killed, but Mrs. Anna Hare, Mrs. Tom Martin, Miss Ella Crosby, Mrs. Gene Harris and tw’o little girls were badly injured, some sustaining the fracture of limbs. A Swimmer Drowned.—Alfred Merrick, of Eldora, while bathing in the Iowa river at Steamboat Rock, Thursday, attempted to swim across the river and was drowned. A number of companions w’cnt to his rescue; but before they could reach him the river had closed over him for the last time. He w’as 21 years of age, and the only support of a widowed mother. Indian Relics Found.—A party of Dubuque relic hunters went on an exploring expedition to the Sinsinawa catacombs near that city the other day, and in addition to the skeletons usually found in the mounds they dug up several large arrow heads, pearl shells and a rude tool about four inches in length, tapering to an edge at one end while the other end is rounded. The implement is made of dark green granite and weighs about two pounds. They also found a number of charred or burnt stones, and some of the bones were burned hard and black, which would lead to the belief that they were burned before being buried. The Cinnamon Bean Swindle.—A swindle that beats the Bohemian oats scheme is being worked on the unsuspecting granger, according to the Des Moines Leader. A glib-tongued agent goes to the farmer and makes a bargain with him to furnish him cinnamon beans —something new’, just out, and for which there is great demand, in the production of cinnamon oil, which is extracted from the beans. The beans are worth $20 a bushel, and he will agree to give the farmer $5 for each cinnamon bean tree grown from the seed he furnishes when it has reached the growth of five feet, and he will bind the contract by a good and sufficient bond. The seed bean the farmer gets are the common red beans saturated with cinnamon oil, and which seldom ever reach a growth above six inches. The farmer will wait a good while for the return of his $20. We wouldn’t advise farmers to invest in cinnamon beans._ Change of life, backache, monthly ir regularities, hot flashes, are cured by Dr. Miles' Nervine. Free samples at J. H Witte’s drug store A Neighbor of Mr*. Dixon Says a Charitable Word in Behalf. Mrs.Dixon, who has lately gained some notoriety by her attempted elopement with her husband’s farm hand—their dream of love being rudely dissipated in this city—was taken in charge Sunday morning by her father, with whom she returned to Illinois. A gentleman whose home is in Henderson county, and who is intimately acquainted with the Dixons and the erring wife and her family, says of her that the public should not be too ready to condemn her. Up to six months ago sin* lived happily in her family circle but at that time her health began to fail and now she is but the shadow of her former self. He thinks that her mind was sympathetically affected by her physical ailment and in that condition was influenced for evil by the designing farm hand. THE LAST BIVOUAC. F. Honoring the Veterans. Kossuth. la.. May 31.—Editor Hawk-Eye: Will you allow me space in the columns of your paper to compliment one of the school girls of your city, who met with us on Memorial Day to honor our fallen heroes. On the grave of Comrade Waldo Tilton was a box of beautiful flowers, also his picture taken in 1861 in his suit of bine, with his musket by his side surrounded by a wreath of red. white and blue, and the flag he fought to save, placed there by his little daughter It cheers the heart of the veteran to know he will not be forgotten by the children. Come again, Josie, and help us decorate Your soldier father's grave. A Comrade No table should be without a bottle of Angostura Bitters, the world renowned Appetizer of exquisite flavor. Beware of counterfeits.    ~    _ Run Down By a Street Car. Chicago, June 2.—Max Rosenberg, the well known actor and theater manager, was badly injured this afternoon by being nm dawn by a street car. Sleeplessness,nervous prostration, nerv-aas, Slues cured by Samples free aft J. and pains which flesh is heir to. I have used Allcock's Plasters for ail kind of lameness and acute pa n. and, by frequent experiments, find that they can control many cases not noticed in your circulars.” Allcock’s Porous Pasters have been in use for over thirty years, and their value has been attested by the highest medical authorities as weil as by voluntary and unimpeachable testimonials from those who have used them. Bew are of imitations, and do not be deceived by misrepresentation. Ask for Allcock's, and let no solicitation or explanation induce you to- accept a substitute. Allcock's Corn and Bunion Shields effect quick and certain relief. A SENSIBLE FAD. The Last Rites to the Memory of Robt. Schmidt—Resolution* of Respect. The obsequies of the late Robt. F. Schmidt, so recently one of the most faithful and energetic young business men of the city, and one greatly esteemed in social circles, were conducted Sunday afternoon from his late home on North Sixth street. The services were conducted by the Rev. C. II. Stocking, the funeral hymns being led by the First Methodist church choir. The throng of sorrowing friends attested the popularity of the young man, and his comrades of Company H acted as an escort to his final resting place in Aspen Grove cemetery. At a meeting of Company H, I. N. G., the following resolutions were adopted: Whereas, It has pleased God to remove from our midst our beloved comrade. Sergeant Robert F. Schmidt, be it Resolved, That while we bow in submission to the Divine will, we feel in his death the loss of a warm and faithful friend; that Co. H loses one of its oldest and most valued members, and the city an active, intelligent and honorable young business man. Resolved, That we tender our heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved mother and family in their great loss of so loving and devoted a son and brother. Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family; that they be spread upon the records of the company, and a copy be furnished the daily papers for publication. ♦    E.M. WESNER, C. C. Phillips, A. L. TROXEL, Clarence Smith, _Committee*. The Census. From the Postal Card. The enumerators will soon be around taking the census and it will be well to be prepared for them. The following is a list of questions to be asked: Were you ever born? If so, has it proved to be money in your pocket? Are you male or female? If the latter, are you any older than you wrere ten years ago? Do you know much of anything? Can you tell the difference between anything ana anything else? State briefly at length just how much you know’ of knowledge. Do you bring up your children in the* way they should go, or do you let them pattern after yourself? Are you a non-partisian voter? Have you ever been known to pay your debts? Are you a bigoted fanatic? In preparing a solution of the race problem, would you make it strong or w’eak? In settling the labor question do you use egg or codfish skin ? How many months are there in an off year? What do you do in a ease of emergency? How many emergencies are there usually in a case? Did you try “Rough on Rats” when you had la grippe ? Please answer correctly the Chinese question. Which is the easiest way out of a difficulty? Have you ever been a member of the legislature or committed any other crime? Are you in favor of turning the rascals out? Do you consider it wicked to do wrong? Do you think the saloon ought to go ? If so, when and where? Do yon believe it time that age affects the flavor of eggs? Would you prefer Nellie Ely or John L. Sullivan as the next president of the United States? Do you think there should be a barbwire fence around the White House? Do you think the world's fair will have Chicago? Which end of the broom does your wife use when you criticise the dinner? Whither do yon think the author of this list of questions ought to be 9ent— to state prison or to the insane asylum? Breakfast anil Lunch Club* Combining Pleasure and Economy. There is a very notable revulsion of feeling on the part of society in the matter of useless display and lavish expenditure in entertaining. From this time out common sense promises to jenter more largely into such matters, with the healthful result of fewer heartburnings and a less marked tendency to dyspepsia. The petty jealousies which lieset the average society woman when, in spite of the knowledge that she has strained every point to put forth her best appearance and have her entertainment a success, she sees her neighbor, blessed with a larger installment of this world’s goods, without the slightest apparent effort, forge ahead, are likely to make her feel old and forlorn even before the close of the first season. Doubtless all these truths have had much to do with the organization of two clubs, which in every instance limit tile expenditure for entertainments at their various meetings to a specified sum. The first of these, the Breakfast club, is composed of six members, and. like the second, the Lunch club, is an organization of some of the most fashionable women in society, the majority of whom, should they so desire, are able to entertain in the most lavish manner. The rule of the Breakfast club is that noone meal at which the members are entertained shall cost more than $6, exclusive of flower^. At each meeting the hostess cf the day has the privilege of inviting one .young lady, who is the only outside guest present. By far the more interesting of the two organizations, however, is the Lunch club, which numbers nine members, for which each hostess must exercise her ingenuity to devise a course luncheon at the outlay of £3. That the thing is not only practicable, but that it can be done with happy result, has already been proved a number of times by the various hostesses, each of whom vies with her predecessor in devising a menu which shall combine the qualities of variety, simplicity and plenty. The following, a menu served at one of the recent luncheons, will be read with Interest by every woman, whether she lie in or out of the social swim: Bouillon................................... lo Loaf Vienna bread.......................... 05 Chicken (three for]..........................$1    OO Asparagus, lettuce with mayonnaise dressing 35 Veal croquettes, calves’ brain sauce......... CS One-quarter peck green peas................ 25 Cheese sticks................................. 12 One quart home, made ice cream............ 28 Mint julep, the ingredients for which (bunch of’mint, 2 cents; pint of whisky, 5) e<*nts; two lemons, 3 cents) cost ................. 53 One quart peanuts, served shelled .......... 05 VOLLEY OF VETOES. The License Ordinance and Other Measures Turned Under. Another Block in Central Avenue to he Paved—Additional Sewer* On Valley Street—Other Irnprovein nts Ordered—Busy Session. t Total....................................$3 OO The only extra allowed is coffee, and the invariable rule is that each hostess shall have plainly marked on the menu opposite each article the cost price. Should then* be the slightest deviation from this nile the hostess is not only fined cl in each instance, but, what is far more to the point, is adjudged deficient in resources and lie-low the standard of her neighbors. These luncheons, it must be remembered, arc not mere commonplace affairs, the culinary expression of women whoso thoughts reflect the interior working of the dining room or pastry cooks’ art, but are very dainty, ami are served and presided over by women of means whose names occur with almost daily.frequency in every list of fashionable entertainments during the winter.—Washington Cor. New York Times. How It I lap pelted. An exchange reoil Is an anecdote which used to be told of an ambitious citizen of Pennsylvania, who rather indiscreetly had set himself up as a candidate for some political office, and who, after the election, was found to have received only one vote. The candidate’s mortification was extreme, and, to increase his chagrin, all hi* neighbors talked as if it were a matter of course that he had east that one ballot himself. This annoyed him so much that he finally offered a suit of clothes, to tx? worth not less than $50, to the lone voter ii he would declare himself. A Dutchman responded to this appeal, proved his claim and called for the reward. “How did it happen,” inquired the candidate, taken quite by .surprise,' how did it happen that you voted for me?” The Dutchman hesitated, but on being pressed he said: “Ef I told you, you don’t go back on dem clo’es, you promise?” “Oh, no; you shall have the clothes, anyhow.” “Veil. den, I dells you. I make a mish-take in de teecket.” Eminent Testimony. Mrs. Henry Ward Beecher writes: “I have used Allcock’s Plasters for some years for myself and family, and, as far as able, for Hie many sufferers who come A Wife** Obligations. Secretary A. O. Wright, of the state board of charities and reform, visited the poorhouse and jail in Waukesha county recently. In the poorhouse he found a case that is peculiar and will find its way into the courts. It appears that a man possessed of considerable property macle it all oyer to his wife, who subset]uently sent him to the poorhouse. On learning the facts Secretary Wright advised that an action in equity be brought in the courts against the wife to compel her to pay for the maintenance of her husband out of the property. In general, while a husband is under legal obligations to support his wife, the wife is not similarly obliged to support her husband. Secretary Wright holds, however, that in accepting the property the wife made an implied contract to support her husband, and that the same would be enforced by a court of equity. There are no decisions bearing on this point, but it is a good one for lawyers to ponder over.— Madison (Wisp Journal. An Unusual Rank. William Murray, who is one of the biggest linen manufacturers in Ireland, tells a story which has a local interest. “You hear of any number of bogus noblemen in this country,” said Mr. Murray in the hotel rotunda, “but an American who affects a title in the Old World is somewhat rare. A year ago I arrived at a little town in the south of Ireland called Dun-garwan. The people were excited over the presence of an American official. Flags were flying, bands playing and everything was gay. As I was somewhat acquainted with the United States, I asked the name of the guest so royally entertained. Nobody knew, except that be was one of the biggest men of the United States and a na* tire of Ireland. Elbowing my way through the crowd I went to the little hotel, and there learned that I was to have the honor of being under the same roof with an official who stood next to the president of the United States. I went to the register to see if the vice president was there, and to my surprise .saw this on the books: “ ‘Redmond Sheridan, Chicago, Ills. Alderman of America.’ *—Chicago Tri bone. ___ Couldn’t Fool Him. From the Chicago Tribune. Salesman at Music Store (to customer from up the creek)—You’ll give me couple of dollars, you say for that “old,* second-hand instrament ? My stars. man that's a Stradivarins! Customer—A what ? “A Stradivarins, sir: a genuine Stradi varies!” “Strad nothin’! It’s a fiddle! Reckon I don't know a fiddle when I see it ? ITI jive you just $2.25 for the darned old thing. _ pleasant toilet adjunct* Council Chamber, Burlington, Iowa, June 2, 1890. s The council met in regular session. Mayor Duncan presiding: present Aldermen Mercer, Epstein, Winter. Fawcett-. Steimker, Peel. Riner and Blank The minutes of the preceding regular and special meetings were read and approved. COMMUNICATIONS. The clerk read a communication from the mayor returning without his approval the resolution adopted at the last regular meeting imposing license for the sale of liquors not prohibited by law. On the call of the roll on the question whether the ordinance should bo passed notwithstanding the mayor’s veto all members present voted nay. The following is the full text of THE MAYOR’S VETO. To the Members of the Honorable City Cornic'd. Assembled: Gentlemen:—I herewith return you the following ordinance, viz:    Licensing and regulating houses and places of public entertainment for the sale of liquors as beverages not prohibited by tin* statute of the state: and for the peace, quiet and good order of the city of Burlington. adopted by your honorable body May ll*, in council assembled, without my approval, for the reasons herein set forth: While I am very anxious to devise any and all legitimate ways ami means to replenish our depleted exchequer. lint after mature deliberation and canvassing the above license ordinance carefully f\ro and eon. I fail to see wherein it can be done. As stated in my annual message to your honorable body at the commencement of our fiscal year I SSO, we are unable to enforce our ideas so as to derive revenues from various avocations that exist, yet pay no tribute towards the support of our municipal government. Inasmuch as your honorable body is conversant with recent decisions of the United States supreme court, as well as the supreme court of our state relative to tin* importation and sale of ’.original packages.” I do not think that we can enforce the collection of 850.00 per month for the sale of beverages not prohibited by law. It is true that the right to impose a tax by way of license was not passed on by the above named courts, for the same was not presented to the courts. Now it lias been decided that a state has no right to prohibit the importation of liquors from another state. Now can your honorable body stop the same. The courts say nay. The above license refers only to beverages not prohibited by law, i. e. Iowa’s state prohibitory law. Fortunately the unprohibited drinks are harmless, on the sale of which we are not desirous of imposing a very heavy license. While I am decidedly opposed to prohibition, I cannot see under the present obnoxious prohibitory law. and the manner in w hich it is enforced, viz: in many instances “for revenue only” to those who pride themselves in enforcing tin* law. On the contrary. parties who have been enforcing the prohibitory law will use tho above named license to further their revenue. With many of our citizens. I earnestly hoped that the last legislature of our state would have enacted a “high license” in lieu of tin* present prohibitory law: if so, the avocation of tile informer would be gone. T hen tin* above license ordinance suitably amended would meet my hearty approval. The “high license” system is the only way to properly regulate and hold in heck the traffic in intoxicating liquors. Kiter cities in Iowa have been collecting ver since the prohibition law went into fleet a license from saloons, but in those, •hies tile saloon-keepers have not been barraged by informers or railroaded iway to country justices and there lined, ti*.. thereby throwing a heavy burden inneeessarily on tin* tax-payers by largo-y increased court, expenses, instead of allowing the city to derive a handsome evenue. During the past six years there c ould have been collected nearly two hundred thousand dollars iii this city; less c rime and more sobriety than has been by prosecution and futile* endeavors to enforce* the present obnoxious liquor law. Gentlemen, the above; are.* my re ason for withholding my signature* to th ieense* ordinance, whic h i- here with re-turned. I am. gentlemen!, respectfully, Gko. A. Duncan, Mayor. Tin* clerk re*ad the* communication of the mayor, returning without, his approval the resolution of Alderman Ep-tein ordering tin* improvement cif Krueger street. Du the* call cif tin* nill on the* question whe ther the resolution should be* passed notwithstanding the* mayors veto, all present voted nay except Alderman Epste in. The* c lerk read the* communication of tin* mayor, returning without his approval the* resolution of Alderman Bonn ordering the* grading of .Etna street. On tile* question whether the* resolution liould be* passed notwithstanding the mayor’s veto, -o ven vote r) aye and one nay. and the mayor’s veto was not sustained. The clerk n*ael tin* communication of the mayor, returning without Ids approval the resolutionof Alderman Merrier ordering an electric light on North Oak treet. On the* question whether the resolution should be* pas-ed notwith-tanding the- mayor’s vc*to. seven voted aye and one* nay. ane! the mayor’s veto was not sustaine*ej. The c le rk rc*ad the* report cif the city auditor of the* condition of the* various appropriation- from the general fund on the 20th day of June. 1890, as follows: Incidental appropriations..........—    $    4,*60    05 Street light appropriations............ b.wfi 23 Street repairs (overdrawn)............. 3,1 Kl *s Fire* department........................13.531    76 Police department......................12.210    68 Salary.................................... 9.823    62 Park!.................................... 135    35 Accompanying the report was a statement of the condition of the street re- S uith Main street was received and filed. The petition of Chitenden & Eastman and M. C. McArthur to have tax for the improvement of Third sfreet payable in five installments was granted. The petition of I, P. Wilson and others to have tax for the improvement of Woodlawn Avenue, payable in five installments. was granted. The petition of the Burlington Linseed Oil Works for the paving with b^ick alley number I. between Court and Columbia streets was granted. The petition of N. Brown and citizens of the 2nd ward for the wit drawal of the petition of John Grit and G. Wool he ff for the repair of alley running north and south and « and west in blocks 938 and 984 granted. The petition of Henry Stensbeckag and others for relief from surface from alley in Well's addition was gran* The petition of J. T. Blick and of for the improvement of tbs intersect of Garfield Avenue with Warren Spray streets was referred to the in nal improvement committee and city gin cor for estimate of cost. The petition of G. F. Carlson other for the continuance of the under construction on May street from Angular street 140 feet, ferred to the* sewer committee. The petition of J, F. John;: others lur a sidewalk on South treet between Lot'ust and Cedar s’ was granted. The petition of J. T. Blick, tr for permission to lay private tile along the sidewalk on the west Woodlawn avenue, to connect Valley street sewer was received tiled. REPORTS, The reports of the finance com approving the official bonds of C. H son as city marshall; John J. See ity solicitor; ll. P. Seheurs as commissioner: Patrick O’Neal intendent of markets: William S city engineer, and John M. M l ily clerk were adopted and I ipuroved. 'Mn* city treasurer's list of cl paid during April. 1890, wasrecet filed. The eit\ auditor presented hi of claims approved as follows, C being allowed except such as sanitary fund: itrLi.s approved. General pay rolls, oily officers .. General pay rolls, aldermen....... General pax rolls, tiro department. General pay rolls, police dcpartme St root commissioner's pay roll* walks.........................7? Street repairs.................. Grading fund.................. Sewer til lid...................... Bridge fund.................... Paving fund.................... Acres, Ilia* kmar A Co., Plank printing......................... J. A. Kleppisch A* Co., spittoons committee room................ Then. \V. Niemann, buckets for depart motif..................... F.d Murphy, wagon numbers.... Mauro \ Wilson, stationery and plies.................... Hutchinson ,x Wesner, insui i nark ct house M. r. Wi«*deiiutn. draping Al (Tillaton's chair................ Goo. Kricchhuum Ar Co., gradil paving Boundary street. barrel salt for tire drugs for tire repairs for and re pair appropriation and suggestions for the replenishing of said fund. The report was referred to the finance committee. The clerk read the communication of the city treasurer referring to the transfer of certain fund accounts as ordered by the council. He reported having transferred the balance of $1,902.23 in the old bond judgment fund to the general fund. but had not transferred the balance in the six percent sinking fund to the general fund arid asked that the resolution, so far as it related to the latter. be rescinded. Referred to the judiciary committee and city solicitor for examination and report. * PETITIONS. Th" remonstranee of Michael Mahoney against the construction of a sewer on Market street was received and filed. The remonstrance of Mrs. A. R. Roads against the construction of a sewer on Valley street from Seventh street west for the reason that such sewer was built and paid for two years ago was received and filed. The petition of R. W. Logan, agent of Douglas Bros. & Mowes, for the return of license fee collected for the distribution of sample*goods was referred to the Claims committee. The remonstrance of Oliver Little, bf his attorneys, against the improv of Sooth Main street in front of property was received and filed. The remonstrance of Harry B. Scott others against the change of grade the east side of South Main street received and filed. The remonstrance of F. Kernel the change otf grade and the paving Win. I lim im ut ...... Price A Wi* int nt........... Henry Kwinger, purl m»n t....... ll* ary Swinger, hest J police department.......... Heifrx Ewiliger, new water city ball..................... Henry Swinger, gas tltting mittee room.............. James Hagerty Sc Sins, h for tin!, department — Mrs. Fulton, washing for ti m**nt..................... Fabric Fire lf one Co., 1,000 f Bosch & Niemann, mater! pairing for fire departing F. L. A C. F. Wagner, ho fir** department........... Jno. N. Mason, horse-feed part meat................. Jno. N. Mason, leg-lrona f partinent................ J no. N. Mason, office su postage................. The Tribune, publishing. The Tribune, printing foi treasurer............ The Tribune, printing T II E Ha w k-Et K. DU oil The Gazette, publishing Burlington Gas Light May.................... Band Lumber Co., hun it. Schramm, repairing ing tools............... It. Schramm, leg-irons partinent........M E. M. Eisfeld, oil cc cleaner ■ John Klein, stone for I sewer................. J. M. Gu lek mutt, repai Ii. P. Seheurs, use of I A. M. lug* r sol I, comm age ..............m S. B. Hunt, boarding Cart Lohmann, poll April and MayH Sundry persons, witn Sundry persona, assi Kb et rie Light and May................. A. Hemphill, repairs lur................. The monthly re of wharfage amounting to $ tiled. The wharf co petition of the for space for mended that a $ the north side c allotted to the for pulling turn received and* Iii The report of receipts fro of May, 1890, received and The water resolution Ord at the wate Eighth and is a private o the resolution received and The water ferred the company for service and time and t next regu! . The construe! Maple to A st reets, WI form ance the mayor of the city. The petition o to con nee his prope not the comment granted. The of the receiv The cost of Twelf street sti to the ;

  • A. Duncan
  • A. L. Troxel
  • A. R. Roads
  • A. Wells
  • Alfred Carter
  • Alfred Merrick
  • An Marshall
  • Arthur Clark
  • Belle Hale
  • Bunion Shields
  • Cart Lohmann
  • Chris Thompson
  • Clarence Smith
  • E. M. Eisfeld
  • F. W. Hossfeld
  • Francis Murphy
  • G. F. Carlson
  • G. Wool
  • Gene Harris
  • George Hazelwood
  • George Hyde
  • George Sehlothman
  • Harry B. Scott
  • Henry Kwinger
  • Henry Stensbeckag
  • Henry Swinger
  • Henry Ward Beecher
  • J. M. Gu
  • J. M. Hale
  • J. T. Blick
  • James Hagerty Sc Sins
  • Jeffrey S. Mcdonald
  • John Anderson
  • John Crosby
  • John Grit
  • John J.
  • John Klein
  • John L. Sullivan
  • John M. M
  • John N. Abbott
  • Lewis Kearney
  • Luke Sayles
  • Max Rosenberg
  • Michael Mahoney
  • Miller Soback
  • Miss Ella Crosby
  • Monday Palmer
  • Mrs Peter Brunk
  • N. Brown
  • N. Mason
  • Nellie Ely
  • Oliver Little
  • P. Wilson
  • R. W. Logan
  • Redmond Sheridan
  • Robert F. Schmidt
  • Robert Morrow
  • Russell Harrison
  • S. B. Mace
  • Thomas Burke
  • Tom Martin
  • V. Niemann
  • Waldo Tilton
  • William Murray

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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye

Location: Burlington, Iowa

Issue Date: June 3, 1890

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