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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - June 6, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                ESTABLISHED HE BURLINGTON OVER sum Earnest Pro and in the The Silver Bill Taken Up In the House Working Over the dential Washington June the senate the senate bill giving to the Kansas and Nebraska Railway company power to sell and convey to another rail way company its right of way and fran chises in Oklahoma territory was re ported and placed on the The silver bill was taken up and Hiscock ad dressed the senate ii opposition to the free coinage of He believed the majority of the people were opposed to opening the mints of the United States to the frci coinage of In his judgment Uie national conventions of both political pinties would by decisive majorities repudiate such a At the conclusion of Hiscocks address Sherman look ihe floor and attacked free lie hi contend ed for an increase of ihe circulation proposed in ihe to a He liilicvid tin tnasuary notes based on silver would he as safe a substitute f01 as could lie did not fear to give io those 1 rcasmy notes every sanction and value I hat tin Suites could hidid not object u their being made legal lender for all public and That was far preferralile to the free coinage of because with all efforts get silver dollars into there was not one of them in for every Pass ing io the question of the demonetiza tion of silver in Sherman declared ii thai time I Insilver dollar was an Image of ihe lost to sight and and ignored liy two generations except as a convenience for the exporta tion of silver It was no wonder UK senator from Stewart did not know silver wi demonetized when he voted for ihc bill the only wonder was that he knew of its publicly discussed I wo or three y ars and ifs objects were well No bill was ever more fully discussed than and yet his friend Morrill mid himself who had voted it bciaiiM discontin ued c chanics for coinage stitutionally denounced as conspirators while the sinaliirs from Ihe Pacific coast all of whom voted for ii posed as vic Id hail thought ii necessary he Slid in thai subject Io trace down ihc lie not only for himself but for all oihiin engaged in that to the question of the he said the result of free would lie Io gold ami cause gold to in Free coinage of silver would he a reversal of the es tablished policy of the government from the h would limit coiuagctoa single ami thai As sure as silver would with free coinage be the only staiidannif money in thu United A pound sterling would lie worth six dollars instead of four dollars and cighiytwo cenis and the American dol lar would lie as in colonial times worth shillings or four In Sherman said he would vote for any bill that in his secure and maintain the bi mclallic standard would not de nioiieiixe mild nor cause it to Inhoarded or luii that would establish luiili gold and silver as a common stan at lived noijinly in the United Stales Iml in all nations of ihc Teller centralulalcd himself and Ihe coiinlry thai ihe mask was off the faces of the socalled silver puny which had parndid before ihe senate finance If there were any ques tions a in the altitude of the disting from before he got io him could HciSlicrmanhvasfor a high mcl lliat standard was in UMabandonment of silver as ueial Icavim it to be used only offered the caucus bill as a It is substantially as follows The secretary of the treasury is di rected to purchase from time to Ume sil ver bullion to the amount of four and a halt millions worth of fine silver each at the market not exceed ing one dollar for three hundred and seventyone and twentyfive onehun dredths grains of pure and issue in payment therefor treasury notes to be prepared by the secretary of the treasury and a sum sufficient to carry into effect the provisions of the act is hereby appro priated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise Section two provides that treasury notes be redeemable on demand in coin and when so redeemed may be But no greater or less amount of such shall be outstanding at any time than the cost of silver bullion then held in the treasury purchased by such notes such treasury notes to be legal tender in payment of all both public and except where otherwise express ly stipulated in the and to be receivable for taxes and all public and when so received may be Such notes held by any national banking association may be counted as part of its lawful Upon tint demand of any holder of such notes the secretary of the treasury at his exchange for them an amount of silver bullion equal in value at the market price thereof on the day of exchange to the of such notes Section three provides that the secre tary of the treasury shall coin such por tion of the Bullion purchased as may be necessary to provide for the redemption of the treasury notes provided Section four provides that the silver bullion purchased under this act shall be subject to the requirements of the exist ing law and regulations of the mint ser Section live provides thai so much of the act of February as requires monthly purchase and coinage of not less than two million nor more than four million dollars worth of silver bullion be Section six provides that whenever the market price for as determined in pursuance of section is one dollar for grains of pure silver it may be lawful for tinowner of any silver bufliou to deposit the same at any coinage mint in the United States to be coined into standard silver dollars for his benefit as provided in the act of Section seven provides that upon the passage of the act the balances standing with the treasurer is the credit of na tional banks for deposits to redeem cir MOOT OFFICIALS IN A Rumors of a Terrible Railroad Ae eident in West A Special Train Carrying Officials Goes Through a Be Say Jfo One Was Fa tally June report reached here late tonight that a special train with Baltimore and Ohio officials went through a trestle between here and A wrecking train left for the scene with an Associated Press re porter on Details will be wreck occurred near Claringtou on the Ohio river a car jumping the track and going down twenty feet over the Several of the oc cupants of the all Baltimore and Ohio officials were but not fatally It is a miricle that no one was killed onghly as it goes along and leaves no spots or blotches of black Watson also said that her feet had turned color almost to the same extent as her hands and that other portions of her body were being similarly Eighteen physicians of Missouri and Watson pronounced it the most remarkable thing thev had ever wit CRAZED BT HE NEEDS OF Dillon and Gladstone Exchange Views on the EEPOETS FEOM Oreat Damage Done to Railroads and Farms in the June of damage from the storm Wednesday are now com ing in from various parts of the north In general the rain was a but the wind that accompanied it in some places and the washouts and floods that resulted from it in others have caused a good many thousand of dollars loss to farms aud The damage at Ucd is very many dwellings ruined and fami lies forced to In Belle Creek Valley all the tracks of the Min nesota and St Louis and the Cannon Valley division of the Mil waukee railways are The cattle pastured on the bottoms are re ported In some places the tracks are buried fifteen feet under The Red Wing and Southern tracks between here and Zum brota were washed away and in main places the wires arc and nothing very definite can now be At Hay two mill dams bursted sweep ing away a large portion of the track Lie Teller wcl eomeil the Slew an from his of a resume of the legislative pro eeedini v liieh resulted iii the demonetiza tion of t ln silver dollar iii lie de clared the amendment thai demonetized silver was never read in either Sherman produced the original bill of from the tiles of the senate to show that not only was the amend ment read and voted on in the but was amended on his Shermans and w hen the conference commit tee considered the disputed section it was again amended in the Stewart iviteraled his assertion I the amendment had not been read and Aldrieh said mil only had Stewart voted on the amendment but he had nr niiilly spoken alioni two sections of the one of vvhieh prohibited any silver coinage Inn half quarters and and I he other which provided that no deposit should lie received for silver How could ihe senator say that he did no know silver was to be demoliet The silver lull ihrn went over without act Senate hi to the wido and o N griintini a pension of of Kear Admiral Donald o the widow of Commander ihe Kcarsanie were TEE The McKinle mittee on providing thai immediately to house silver 11 ol the Sliver Kill Io I the house nf from the coin reported a resolution the house shaUproeeed the consideration of the and that the considera tion shall continue1 until Saturday at 3 when the previous question shall be considered as The pre vious quest inn having been ordered on the forty minutes de bate was There was consid erable warm during which of said the resolution was a shameful outrage on the minority There were many men on side of the chamber who would vote for free but for fear of the The president was in accord with the secretary of the treasury and both were in accord with Wall In the presence of the president and enemies of free coinage republicans who favored free silver were driven to trampling down the rules of the It was a humiliating sight to an Ameri can citizen to see a majority and the president yield to the monuy The masses of the people would hereafter dictalcand effect legislation in their int of said every gen tleman who voted for this resolution voteiagainst free MrT of said the res olution was simply a proposition that under the rules of the the house would proceed at once to consider a bill of great interest to the The minority could offer every amendment to the bill that they could under the gen eral The which was now clamoring for free had held the house in the fortyninth and fiftieth congresses but hud passed no bill for free They could not now fool the country or even fool The resolution was nays Blount voted in the af firmative moved a The motion to reconsider was yoas nays IToathorstono and who voted with the democrats on the flret voted with therepublica dilating notes and all deposits thereafter received for a like purpose shall be cov ered into Ihe treasury as miscellaneous receipts and the treasurer shall redeem from the general cash the circulating notes of tin bank which may come into his subject to upon the certificate of the comptroller of the curcncy if such notes be destroyed and no new ones issued in their place re imbursement of the amount may be made to tintreasurer from the appropri ation hereby created to be known as the bank notes redemption ac lint this provision shal not apply to deposits received under section three of the act of June requiring na tional banks to keep with the treasurer a sum equal to live per cent of its circu lation to be held and used for the re demption of circulating and the balance remaining of deposits so covered at the dost of each be re ported on the monthly public debt state ment as debt bearing no Section eighth provides the act shall take effect thirty days after its M Comas moved to add to section sixtli that the purchase of silver bullion lie suspended while it is being so depos ited for of offered an amendment to tin original bill providing if the amount of silver bullion received is less ihaii in any one mouth the secretary of the treasury shall make up the deficiency in the next of moved to amend the amendment by making the amount This exhausted all the amendments which could be offered under the rules and although island demanded recogni tion he was ignored by the of said bill be fore tinhouse was not entirely satisfac tory lo but it was a bill the ma jority believed would greatly improve the present status and make a long stride in the direction ihe government ought to He believed in silver and that the country should have free coinage at a fixed ratio it the earliest possible but it should be reached under a safe and permanent This bill was a long step toward free He spoke of the lobby maintained by the mine own ers demanding free coinage of silver im This was not in the interest of but in the interest of a singK silver standard which would Slex this spoke in favor of the free coinage of He had no doubt the cornburners of Kansas who were in favor of the free coinage of would rather ask aid of the demo cratic votes than this unsound fresh from the hands of tinrepublican He had some curiosity to see whether these members on the other side who represented the eonstitutencies in favor of free coinage had a greater de votion for their people than for the secretary of ihe and his ad of spoke in favor of the bill and of op posed Pending further the house ad and station Around the storm was like a and the damage was suffered from this which formed near the southeast corner of Oakland in Howard It demolished a school injuring the teacher and several chil me The report tele graphed from Sioux Falls today that lightning struck the Blissman school twelve miles southeast of Flan killing sixteen was in The lightning did strike the building and thu shock stunned the but none were seriously The Nebraska June fatalities at Bradshavv now reach The wound ed have been removed to other towns or in the The list of losses will reach Of three hundred strick en households it is estimated not ten per cent will be able to erect roofs over their DEATH BY BUENING Disastrous Explosion In a Tank Steamer at June afternoon an explosion occurred in the tank steamer Hans and lying at the Atlantic Oil Refining companys Point The vessel was ruined and eight hundred thousand gallons of oil together with considerable house property was destroyed by the which resulted from the Joseph a shipping was covered with burning oil died in a short Thirteen other were of whom three The damage amounts to Alexander a Pentecost Preacher of Adjudged June a Pentecost preacher of Hinds became violently crazy over relig ion and was yesterday adjudged insane and sent to the He had fasted for ten days and utterly refused to take sustenance during that Douglas is the third man sent from thiscounty within the last year that was affected with this peculiar Only a few nights ago Samuel of became insane while attending the Pentecost meeting there and created much excitement by holding her babe aloft and offering to sacrifice it to the A FIGHT WITH A John of Trouble With a Quarrelsome Special to The June John Lo a farmer living in the vicinity of had a portion of unprofitable experience with a hired hand In the morning of that day a tramp ap proached him asking foremploymentand as Logan was running a corn sheller and needed made a bargain with him providing both parties were suited at the end of the days During the morning hours work he showed signs of being a quarrelsome fel but Logan said nothing and all went to tramp ate very fast and getting through A few words were passed concerning the afternoons when suddenly the tramp seized a tumbler and threw it at one of the hands at the table and then upset the table and contents on the A little war ensued which resulted in tramp being forcibly ejected to the yard by Logan and three other hands de the cause of the not being versatile in a pleasant was soundly thrashed and kicked on his way tramping for a land of unrestrained Perry Andersons Will Beopen the Flaying Into Russias era Foreign June ninetenths of the members of the house of commons were witnessing the Derby John Dillon and Gladstone were en gaged in an exchange of views on the Irish situation at It was Dillons first visit to the ex who drew his visitor into a long conversation touching the changes which had taken place in Ireland in recent years and the causes Dillon expressed the opinion that the Irish people who were now radical had been mostly lories until when the tide of radicalism set Gladstone in quired of Dillon as to the general political opinions of the people of Ire land outside of the question of home rule and displayed a surprising degree of anxiety for specific information on that point in his manner of putting his ques Perry who recently went to Berlin on a special mission for Lord Salis bury in connection with African matters and returned has again taken his departure for It is understood that he will reopen the African discussion on Saturday and en deavor to arrive at a definite agreement in regard to tha respective claims of Eng III nfl n nrl A f i CHALLENGED TO Trouble Between Two Assistant District Attorneys of New NEW June has been trouble for a short time past between Colonel Dawson and exJudge Gunning assistant district over the way in which Bedford con ducted the trial of the Italian who was The matter culminated today in Dawson sending a challenge to Bedford to flght a Bedford paid no attention to the challenge and this drove Dawson almost to An application was made to Judge Fitzgerald for a warrant for the arrest of Dawson on the charge of sending a challenge to light a The court reserved its men mav BOLD PLOTTERS THE TAKffP New Facts Cominc to Light About a Pro posed Filibustering June Chronicle special from San Diego says the investi gation being made into the proposed filibustering expedition against Lower California continues to reveal startling and a new phase is now put upon the From evidence furnished by agents of the Mexican Land and Coloniza tion company it appears that the presi dent of the company had in view a plan to annex the peninsula to the British em pire by pursuing the same policy that was followed by the East India company when Great Britain acquired possessions in It was designed to colonize Lower secure concessions from the Mexican government and then pro voke strife and foment English capital and interests would then be jeopardized and the inter vention of the mother country was to be Proof of this statement of the agents of the company is substantiated by documentary evidence that has been Major manager of the supposed that after a republic had been established the United States government would join with the Mexican government in suppressing an then Great Britain would be appealed to to protect the interests of subjects and would establish a protectorate over the This much may be proven by correspondence over his own It all goes to show that Major Scott was only using the American Worthington and to give the plot the appearance of being an American A DESTEUCTI7E SAND Much Damage Done to Growing Crops Xear Special to The June has been many years since Carman and vicinity has had such a lisand storm as The clouds of sand have been thick and heavy all driving all to their while the fields in the bottom lands here that were checkerboard like with growing aoni yesterday can hardly be scon It is certain many fields will be Chauncy Uepew in June audience of probably five thousand persons gathered at the auditorium tonight to listen to a speech by Xew Yorks noted on the worlds the oc casion being the annual address of the Press The which was in teresting and punctuated with witty was greeted with great applause by the The orator urged that every effort be made by the people of the country to make the coming expo sition a great national The Tilden TVill June Beach has signed the finding in the Tilden will which declared the bequest to the Tilden trust illegal and and gives judgment in favor of the The judge directs the ex ecutors to account for the residuary estate and distribute it among the plain tiffs and other The Finance Commute Overwhelmed liv Many Interested June opening of the doors by the senate finance commit tee to importers yesterday has had the effect of bringing down upon the com mittee hosts of people interested in the tariff bill who desire to make In consequence of the demand of this class the committee made no progress this on the consideration of the schedule side of the bill of the firm of Washburu of was before the committee for a short time advocating free steel and a revision of the duty on a reduction on some grades and an increase on A tremendous pressure is being brought to bear upon the committee to secure change of the paragraph fixing the duty on leaf tobacco suitable for cigar pers at a pound if not stemmed and per pound The Report 9 June Representative Mills today submitted to the house the committee on Pacific railroad report which he had been instructed to prepare in favor or the bill previously agreed upon to refund the government indebt edness of the Union and Central Pacific railroad The report was adopted by the The Jnne Secretary Elaine has notified the worlds fair com missioners that the first meeting will be held at the Grand Pacific hotel in Chi cago on the 26th of Jnne for the purpose of Minneapolis June The president today nominated William Hale as postmaster at and all me who are phrtlcularir liable to hand a iie TOOK THE CHURCH The Treasurer of a Galesburg Church Is Short in His June Sur prise was caused here by reports that James treasurer of the Pres byterian church of this city and excity had embezzled nearly of the funds of the The audit ing committee of the church verifies the The committee for months tried to have Colville produce the books that they might go nver He put them Two weeks ago he claimed that he had lost the accountbook for By examining some of his books for three years previous the committee ascertained that for each year there was a When confronted with the evidence Colville at first claimed that there was a but the facts being too strong he finallv broke down and confessed that he had for three years been appropriating church money for his own He admitted having bnrhed up the missing To secure the church against loss his wife gave a mort gage on their residence Colville stood high here and was one of the prominent men in his He left the city Monday and is saldo t be in BLACK TO WHITt A Colored Wonani Skin June came to this city Monday a colored black as the ace of whose skin is grad ually turning to a though by no means leprouslike Her name is Annie The peculiarity lies in the fact that her hands and wrists and a circle half an inch wide about each eye are She said that she was born in and that both of her parents were The strange change began about six years ago and has continuing ever As her skin whitens it becomes a trifle smoother and less inclined to wrin These last peculiarities are notice able particularly tn the baeks of her whitening process astarar tthMj iUwwkt Bucklins Arnica The best salve in the world for cuts salt fever chapped corns and all skin and posi tively cures or no pay It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money Price 25 cents per For sale at Henrys drug Shot His June two brothers named sons of living between Ossian and were shooting rats with a breechloading rifle Tuesday the elder brother dis charged the gun the entire charge entering the brain of the younger who is still but not ex pected to To Dispel Headaches and to cleanse the system yet when cos tive or or when the blood is im pure or to permanently cure habitual to awaken the kid neys and liver to a healthy out irritating or weakening use Syrup of Instantly June an old and respected citizen of this was instantly killed Tuesday evening at one a half from bv the falling of a pile from a The large timber fell across his break ing the Nominees June of the nominees of the republican state which met at Montgomery ore ineligable under the constitution of Alama on the ground of the length of their residence in the A Platform June adjourning last the Republican State convention adopted a platform en dorsing the administration of President Harrison and declaring in favor of pro tective tariff and an increase in the coin age of The Burlington Konte X to Kansas For Kansas Joseph and local points on the take the which runs through Pullman sleeping and chair cars from Burlington to making con nection there with the a solid vestlbnled train direct to Atchison and Kansas CityPnll man palace sleeping cars and free reclin ing chair For full particulars apply to ticket Union Bur Heed land and Germany in in which effort he will be assisted by Sir William chairman of the Emin relief and Sir Frrncis De president of the British East Africa com The a tribe of Mussulman fanatics in have played into Russias hands by making an eruption inta Servia and committing horrible out including pillage and violation of They killed and wounded fifty These who are not but descendants of Albanian Christian are tinder Ottoman rule but defy the authorities at Constantinople at The Russian party is now in the ascendant in and if the as is very should be unable to punish the guilty parties the affair will be made a pretext for demanding concessions of Turkey that whether granted or would serve Russias The delay in the action of the United States regarding the imposition of im position of import duties in the Congo Free State gives the tory papers here an opportunity to grossly misrepresent the whole They write of this de vice to enlarge the British Empire and enable King of to re pay Maximilians widow the money he has as if the only object were the suppression of the slave If Americas consent be not they the conference will have labored in and Congo will be unable to en force the antislavery measuredecided on by the This is the British way of talking of gobbling up a million square miles of Two cattle drovers from Gal of Xcw and of Bos became involved in a quarrel in an East End resort last night and finally agreed to settle the dispute with the weapons with which they were These weapons were with which the enraged men cut and slashed one another in a frightful while the excited of the lowest standard of encouraged them with shouts of approval as one or the other would in flict a particularly severe cut upon his The fight ended in a both men being too weak from loss of blood to Their wounds are very serious and may prove Gregg Gnssie C third vThird for all S500 Fred Arthnr Greedy Harrv second Bessemer third Iowa City IOWA June the two thir tyseven trotting race for five hundred owned by Kneebs of Sioux took the race in three of second best In the two thirtyfive pacing Abdal lah won three straight heats RAILEOAD Trouble Brewing Among the Western Roads Over the Restoration of Passen ger June Jbiimut this afternoon says there is more trouble brewing among the western roads over the restoration of the passenger rates on June The Chicago Alton and several other roads assert that the Chi Burlington and Quincy agent at Kansas City has sold 300 tickets in a bunch from Kansas City to Louis at 82 each less The Burling it is acknowledges having made the but says the tickets were made to a real estate firm for an excur TherJourna states that the rates will probably not be restored until the fifteenth of when these tickets ex unless the Burlington buys up and restores General Passenger Agent Eustis has offered for any of these tickets that can be secured out of proper He says they were issued to a real estate dealer who was booming a new subdi vision and his advertisement is printed on their They expire June The Xorthwesterns SemiAnnual Divi XKW directors of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad company today declared the regular semiannual dividend of three per cent common stock and the regular quarterly dividend of one and threequarter per cent on the THE RECEESS Much Damage Reported From Its Pranks in Iowa and Heavy Cales at Saiid Storm at Re ports From Recent Storms in the A CYCLONES in MENOK FOREIGN the The Swiss National Council Adopts System of State June national coun cil of Switzerland has almost unanimously adopted the principle of state insurance against illness and The duke of Orleans was met on his ar rival at Brussels by the royal in which he was driven to the where he breakfasted with King The death is announced of Vicomte de the French The German farmers have formed a union to protect the small agriculturists against the oppressions of the larger of has secured the coveted right for the publication of the big book Emin Pasha is writting about his life and discoveries in In Turkestan and other transcaspian provinces a fine yield of cotton has been secured from American A silver yielding 45 per cent of pure has been discovered in the bed of the Itivrr Donetz in southern Rus The leaders of the opposition in the Spanish cones have agreed to give their support to the labor The newly completed railway which connects Lake with the summit of Slount Generoso has been opened to the The shipwrights at Isle of who were employed in the vari ous yacht building went on a strike The construction of sev eral ualuable and important yachts has been suspended pending the result of the The famous panther Bon died at Dijon Langtry June the is suffering from a severe attack of Chancellor Caprivi June riding Chancellor Von Caprivi was thrown from his horse and slightly GALESBUBG JOINS THE L L Kemiirkiible Escape from Death Hurricanes One evening in the fore part of says the Carthage Republi n cyclone passed half a dozen miles northeast of Its track did not exceed a mile in length and perhaps two hundred yards in Its course was through a thickly wooded chiefly of white hickory and There were but two houses in its a onestory brick dwelling solidly built by the man who owned Of this house not one brick was left upon but with frag ments of the woodwork and furniture were scattered through an orchard and the wood and The trees in ttc line of the cyclone were blown or twisted and splintered into in conceivable The other dwell ing in the path of the storm was a storyandahalf log house in which dwelt a widow lady whose only son was in the Not a clapboard on this house was disturbed the stick with its mud balls at the was But of the fence around that house a solitary post with the fragment of a gate hanging to was only All about the house giant trees were riven and prostrate as if by the power of Such a scene of de struction one would scarcely witness in a That scene the writer wit nessed a few hours after the cyclone and the fact of the wonderful preservation of the lonely widow and her house we learned on The lady said she saw the black cloud rolling and whirling as it came swiftly from the A neighboring child had just come to the house on some The old lady pulled the child into the house and closed the In a moment there was impenetrable a she like a thousand cannons going off at and all was over in a mo Opening the the whole face of nature was utterly She seemed to stand in a new and unknown world from whenceall order and beauty had and wreck and ruin were every where The Providential Hand that shielded the lonely widow and her little child caused the hiatus in the whirl of the awful storm which spared this humble home and the lonely lives it by a method that science may never be able to And of such are the innumerable providences that guard the lives and wellbeing of helpless accurately filled Price tv June began blowing here this mornin about nine oclock with a violence and a steadiness that surpassed anything ever noted here It kept it up till late this Trees were broken and small ones blown the Mary Morton of the Diamond line was held all having come down from the north early in the morninz on her way to Burlington and Louis and other boats were held nere with buildings were considerably damaged in several the store of Peter sons Sons and the Crescent Mills losing their tin one man badly anil others slightly hurt in lumber yards by flying and other incidents During prevalence the fire alarm lines dropped across the line of the electric street railway and the entire tire alarm system of the city was burned so that the apparatus will have to be While the department was thus crippled twontires broke out in the east end of the farthest from the They were put out by the department after a hard 3ght at one of Xoitlier of the losses were heavy but there were fears for a few moments of a serious as the tlames bore directly in the direction of the lum ber yards and The tele phone service among other things suf fered No fatalities arc During the past twentyfour hours the river has risen showing heavy rains immediately above The rise was very rapid for a time this probably the effect of the wind in back ing up the The Wind at ports have been received of a violent wind almost a in Hardin near Hubbard Sev eral farm houses and out buildings were demolished and considerable live stock All human beings escaped inira cuonsly with slight PRICE 15 CEHTS PER ostensibly with the intention of taking Several hours later his wife found his body hanging by the life ex It is supposed he was Convention Elects Sioux June state con vention of the Ancient Order of Hi bernians closed the biannual meeting to Officers elected for the coming two years are state of Dewitt state John of Des Moines state of Pes Moines was selected as the next place of meet The Des Dodge DKS June Des Moines and Fort Dodge railroad today etectert the following officers president vicepresident and treasurer Cable ami FAIBFIELDS THE DES MOINES LAND Argument Closed and the Mutter Titkrii Tinier Juno The trial of the river land case was completed this Benton of closing for the land Hall ad mitted all the allegations of charged against the but argued there was still no Attorney Gen eral Stone argued that the original con tract was Judge Sliiras took the case under advisement and will Hie a written opinion after the court ad The opinion among the at torneys is that the government and settlers are The case will go to the United States supreme what ever the decision of Judge Shims may COOL Thieves Make a Klch Haul Tuesday Special to The June auda cious burglars made a rich haul at this place The principal place en tered was the general store and postottice kept by who also carries a line of watches and The who slept in the roar of the was awakened by the three masked men and commanded to hold his peace if lie valued his Then the cool fellows proceeded to till up a sack with all the watches and jewelry they could They worked occupying about three hours in making their selections of Their surveillance of clerk after the first intimidation was of rather a careless they allowing him to get up and dress and go about the back part of the Daniels loss is prop ably A number of other stores were entered and various sums of money Hut slight clues to the bold plunderers have yet been but there is a very general belief that the cracksmen are not only but that they are local College School Special to The June commence ment exercises of Parsons college closed last The prize in declamation in the second year preparation awarded to Charles and the prize in oratory of the third year was won by Miss of The junior prize of for the best prepared and bust delivered oration fell to the lot of William of and IX of Liberty carried of the prize in dec In all the contests there was a deep interest The commencement under the direction of was a de cided Those taking part were the college qtarette Miss of who pleased the audience very much Misses Wells and pianists two of Rommels who are evidently unite talented and but not Hans Almost unanimous was the sentiment that it was one of the concerts the Fairlield people had heard for some The commencement exercises proper were opened with prayer by president of the Tlicre were five chosen to represent the and the following is the program The liiblc in V Dickey Kiuluseness of C Irvlnir The Unity anil Diversity of Love IliiPower of Lynn Morality in National Patrick The orations were Interspersed with music by the After the orations were the called the roll of the class for the last and each as his namo was presented him self on the The roll being com the with a few fitting re presented the class with their Among those present from Burlington were Me Clintock and son and Lynn and HAWKEYE DAMAGES FOR A BLACK Meeting in Special to The June officials of the IllinoisIowa League held a secret meeting in this city last evening at which some very important business was Although an attempt has been made to keep the proceedings from the public for the present it has leaked out that the most important thing done was the substituting of Gales bnrg for The several directors here have been pumped but nothing further than the above statement could be They that the particulars will be given out in a day or by which time the arrange ment for the transfer of Sterlings fran chise and possibly some of her players to gether with the details in regard to the price paid for the outgoing clubs fran chise will become That The fierce and long continued gale which blew from ail points of the com pass at one and the same time yesterday was the most severe ever known even the memory of the oldest inhabitant runneth not to the The dust was taken up in clouds and driven piti lessly into the mouths and noses of pedestrians and even into tight ly closed as one victim ex pressed when it had blown all the dust away it began to blow paving bricks and granite Shade trees suffered severely in all parts of the city and broken branches were the rule Jarden shrub bery and particularly the now in full were whipped about unmerci fully and have lost much of their freshness and beauty in Xo damage of a very serious character has been reported so though the iron fence at the residence of Bar hydt was broken down by the fall of a large shade Fruit trees suffered considerably many trees being blown down and while in cases where the trees remained intact the yet green fruit was whipped from the As stated elsewhere efficiency of the telephone lines was seriously owing to the crossing of the June is respectfully reminded that she is the month of roses and not of mon Change of monthly ir hot are cured by Miles Free samples at Wittes drug store A Duuuque Willow Sues Thomas Finn fur for Striking June Finn isa wealthy retired with a venerable appearance and an uncon trollable Smith widow whose temper is of the same brand as Finn and Smith had an argument over money matters about a month and as a result Smith took home a black She afterward had Finn arrested and fined in a justice court for assault and Then she brought suit in the district court for The case is now on Smith is ac companied in the court room by her two who are beautiful young The case is creating a great sen A LANDMARK handsome cu cumber planted over thirty years ago by the late John blew down Tuesday during the Ax IOWA poem privately printed in and re garded by critics as especially is the work of William pro fesser of history in the State University of yEsTKKTIC iBSthotlC tramp entered the residence of at the other got away with a big cake and a pail of milk and left a bunch of water lilies in return for the nv E Osborne a traveling man from is very sick at the Burley House in Belle It is supposed to be caused by poison from eating canned Hesays ha ate dinner at the Grand Cedar Rapids Ho is in a critical CKxsrs of the census enumerators in Black Hawk county have refused to perform the duties of the They are appointed for Waterloo outside tin and McClungof Orange They claim that they could not earn wages doing the work in the way it is required to be They also claim that Supervisor Keed did not inform them of their duties until less than a week before Jiini They then refused to take the oath and declined the At last reports no new enum erators have been appointed for the township in INVESTING IN THE Till A Great Game Dont miss THB Jnde repub licans of the first district this afternoon renominated Thomas Keed for con gress by nerv ous bines cored by bee at Great Terre Haute Enthusiasm at the TEHEE June enthu siasm of the vast crowd at the races to day was awakened at the first heat of the trot by the great performance of the fouryearold son of Jersey and was kept at fever heal by Fred Ar thurs three great which stand to day the fastest three heats in harness over any track this The great pole Reine and Betsy driven by went to the half mile record of 103K Starting at the half nUIe pole they trotted the first quarter inthemarvelouslyfast time of sec Thehalf mile was done In 9500 Not a Water Company THE HAWKETE was misinformed in its item yesterday regarding a meeting of the Burlington Water company at Keokuk on There was no meeting of that Remey and Charles Rand who went to Keokuk on that day were in at tendance upon a meeting of the Cycloid al Engine and in which they are stockholders and whose factory is located at and by the ought to be planted in The cycloidal pnmp is a valuable inven tion and its manufacture is destined to develope into a big giving em ployment to hundreds of The water company and its interests in no wise concerned the meeting and were not up for We make this statement to correct the erroneous im pressions which some of onr citizens drew from the item in Excursion To Denver via C Good going Jnne 21 and Sand rood returning after June37tllf thirty from date of One regular fint dan tare for round Account Travelers Protective association Cerneau Kite Members OlUcers Special to fhe June Grand Lodge adjourned today to meet next year at Cedar The following officers were elected grand master senior warden treasurer At yesterdays session it took the whole day and evening of hot discussion to settle the Cerneau question in the Iowa Masonic Grand By a small majority the report of the committee on jurisprudence was adopted providing amendments to the code to enforce the legislation of the last session against the Cerneau Masons of This in effect expels GOO prominent Grand Master Gamble was HOESES DIE OP A Strange Malady Takes Off Valuable An imals at Webster Special to The WEBSTER June is much concern in this vicinity over the strange death of valuable who resides a few miles west of has lost four valuable young horses during the past from some malignant blood State Veterin ary Surgeon Stalker arrived in the city yesterday to make an and we understand he pronounced the disease One of the horses was bit ten some time ago by a supposed to have been affected by POISONED BY of ISurlingtons Prosperous Manaftac turinf Concerns Attracts Eastern A deal of private milure wasconsum inated a few days whereby a major ity of UK stork of the liuflington Wheel of this is acquired by the Na tional Wheel of Gentlemen representing that company have been in the city looking over the property and making estimates for fu ture The gentlemen rep resent all UK capital that could be de and they propose to increase the output of factory to three times its present An increase in the product in that ratio means a large In crease In UK working force and what ever tends to provide remunerative labor for workingmcn tends to the of fi No stronger evidence of the innate exM cellence and advantages of wanted than is shown by this very Nothing more forcibly emphasizes towns claims to superiority than the that foreign capital is seeking investment Burlington ufacturers are almost uniformly successful and outside parties are begli ing to recognize onr manifold and temp ing points of The new of makes a changes in the directory of the comp Olds becomes while Slercer is retained general manager at a flattering Frequently wilLjrevent much ball See will be put up todM your tea from Lorenz and be Jefferson A Xnmber of Waterloo Families Danger oosly Jnne number of families in this city haye recently been taken suddenly very sick with symptoms of followed rapidly by There have been no fatal though in several death was narrowly The physicians ascribe the sickness to poisoned with the newly discovered poison from decomposed It is believed that the recent hot weath er caused this poison to become BT HIS OW5 of ail Iowa IOWA June John an exemploye of the Bnrlingtou suicide by hanging He retired to hisbedromn At the Court In the district court a decree old vorce was granted to his cross bill against his Hfejj who first instituted ings for a divorce against her hu The matter of the application of ties for an injunction against the le of the stable on Fourth Peoples opera np Judge Phelps yesterday on the demu of the defendants to the petition The demurrer sets np thefd tense that a livery stable is not nuisance and action could be only when it could be proven thatj stable as conducted was a court took fche matter under i In the Recorders office the of incorporation of the Iowa gas snppliance company were The company is 95000 with provisions for Gilbert Wyman 1 secretary and Hawking The board of supervisors vfc poor farm and found cellent for and stock and crop progneetaf jj Beochanrt Pflto act fflw   

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