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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye June 11, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - June 11, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.) BURLINGTON, IOWA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE ll, 1890- (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK.JUMPED ONTO SPRINGER.He is Upbraided for Opposing a Private Bill. The .Silver Bill in the Senate—The House Refers the Senate Silver Meanore to the Finance Committee—General Wallington Newn. Washington, June IO.—This afternoon a private bill was pending before the house for the relief of Hyland C. Kirk and others—which has been vigorously opposed by Springer, of Illinois. The representative had occasion to pass out of the hall and at the doorway was confronted by Kirk who demanded w’hy he opposed the bill. Mr. Springer replied he opposed the bill because lie believed it an improper measu re. “I know your reason for opposing it,” retorted Kirk, tapping his pocket, “and I have it here in black and white.” Springer became indignant and asked Kirk to produce his evidence that he was actuated by any but proper motives. Kirk made the same remark again arid Springer declared if lie insinuated he actuated by improper motives he would have Kirk brought, before the bar of the house for contempt. Kirk did not reply and Springer returned to the house and helped defeat tile bill.THE SENATE. Teller Speaks in Favor of an Honest Hollar Silver Bill. Washington, .lune lo.—Among the petitions presented and referred was one from the New Orleans chamber of commerce, asking for an appropriation of 8500,000. for the establishment of a steamship line bet ween New Orleans and tlie west coast of Africa. On motion of Morrill the house silver bill was referred to the finance committee. Mr. Blair introduced, by request, a In'll to prohibit t he sale of intoxicating liquors on the grounds of expositions for which approprirtions are expended by the United States; referred to the committee on cd neat ion and labor. The following bills were passed: Senate bill granting to I lie Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska railroad company the power to sell and convey to tho Chicago, Rock Island and Uacific railway company all its railway property, rights and franchises in tile territory of Oklahoma and in t he I ndian territory. The silver bill was taken up and unanimous consent was given that after three o’clock Friday next, debate shall be limited to live minutes by any senator on any question. The question being on Plumb's amendment that no funds available for Hie payment of the public debt (including such as arc kept for tho redemption of tile Foiled States notes) shall be retained in Hie treasury in excess of SI 10,000,000. 'l’his amendment was amended by adding to it, the words “provided that gold and silver coin and gold bullion in the treasury on which gold and silver certilicates have been issued shall not be considered available for any purpose except the redemption of such certificates.” Mr. Sherman expressed opposition to IMumb’s amendment, as the effect of it would be really to leave only a working balance of ten millions in the treasury. Besides, he thought the silver question important enough to be considered by itself w it bout lugging iii other complications as to the balance in t he t reasury and such matters. Sometimes on quarter days the secretary had to pay our forty millions, and sometimes he had to pay twenty millions a day for pensions. Mr. Reagan vvasof the opinion that a reserve of titty millions would be all sufficient . ami he intended to offer an amendment carrying out that idea. He, thought the policy of punishing tin* people for the benefit of the monometallists and contract holists had been carried on long enough. The retention of that hundred millions of gold had already cost the government forty millions of interest. Mr. Tidier said it had cost 8R»,OOO,OOO. Ile went on to question and deny the accuracy of some of tin' statements iii Sherman’s last speech on the hill. One of the points was the unit of value. “That is not true,” said Teller, “whether it comes from the ex-secretary of the treasury or anybody cise.” Another point in Sherman's speech which Teller disputed ami denied was that the increase of circulation had kept pace with the increase of population. Teller argued it would require an annual increase of $4L-000,000 of currency to meet the annual increase of population. As to the statement by Sherman and others that the supporters of the hill wanted a cheap dollar, Tellar said it was a species of demagoguery which was a disgrace to the senate. They wanted that honest dollar restored—that dollar that had been stricken down without the will of tin* people ami without their knowledge. The man who stood before tile senate arguing for a single standard w as either dishonest or ignorant amt had no right to represent the interests of the American people. Teller went on to speak of the silver plank in tin4 republican national platform and said if he had supposed it a mere clap trap tile republican ticket would not have had such support from him and would not have got rile great majority it did in Colorado. Ho said the bi-metallic principle had had its worst enemy, its most effective foe in the treasury department. it had been within the power of the administration to relieve the people so that what the people suffered was at the door of the administration, lint there was no feeling favorable to bi-metalism in high places, and would not be while Wall street could inlluence political parties. Baca party had been met by declarations that congress must legislate so as to gain the good will of the business interests of the country. That meant Wall street. He remembered the ease of a president (Cleveland) addressing a crowd of people in Wall street and saying that he saw before him representatives of the great interests of the country. But the fact was. Teller said, that he did not see before him a single man who had ever done an honest day's work, ever produced an article of commerce or ever promoted industrial pursuits of the country. In conclusion Teller declared no matter where the republican party or himself should be loft his vote should be given for that measure which would unloose the burdon placed on the debtors of this country and do it without detriment to the creditors. Mr. Call spoke iii favor of free coinage and then the silver bill went over till tomorrow. After an executive session the senate adjourned. The House. Washington, June IO.—The speaker laid before the house the senate bill amendatory of the internal revenue laws. It was passed. It authorizes the commissioner of internal revenue to formulate rules and regulations by which beer may be carried direct from vats to the bottling department without passing through the intermediate process of being drawn into kegs. The senate bill was passed changing the present system of drawback on exported beer and fermented liquors ami permitting their exportation in bond in the same manner as distilled spirits are now handled. The house then went into committee of the whole on the postoffice appropriation bill and the committee having speedily considered the bill reported it to the house when it passed. Adjourned. Took Favorable Action. Washington, June IO.—The house committee on Indian affairs has taken favorable action on the senate bill appropriating various amounts aggregating 81,647,000 to enable the secretary of the interior to carry out in part the provisions of the act for a division of the Sioux reservation. They Have Come to a Settlement. Washington, June IO.—The pension negotiations between the senate and house respecting the differences arising from conflicting amendmedts to the Morrill pension bill was brought iou successful conclusion to-day. The senate recedes from its insistence upon the de pendent pension feature and the house agrees to drop the service pension pro visions, leaving the bill a disability pension bill. The .Senate “Original Package” Bill. Washington, June IO.—The house committee on judiciary to-day spent two hours in discussing the senate “original package” bill without reaching a conclusion. The discussion revealed the fact several members of the committee disagreed with the decision reached by the supreme court, but it did not proceed far enough to show definitely how the measure is regarded by the commute as a whole. General Wheat Average. Washington, June IO.—The general average of winter wheat is 78.1, a reduction of 8.8 per cent, of last year's winter wheat area. The general per centage of spring wheat is 91.2. Taking winter and spring wheat together the per centage of last year’s area is 95.4, showing a net loss of nearly one and three-quarter millions as acres. The Senate’s New Sergeant-at-Arnis. Washington, June IO.—The republican members of the senate at a caucus this evening chose ex-Representative Valentine, of Nebraska, to succeed W. R. Canady as sergeant-at-arms of the United States senate. Fight candidetes were presented: Reed. of Maine, Byington, of Connecticut, Bailey, of Pennsylvania, Dunn, of Deleware, Swords, of Iowa, Read, of Minnesota, Valentino, of Nebraska, and Wilson, of Montana. On the first ballot Bailey led with thirteen votes. On the second Valentine was nominated, receiving 23 of the 41 votes cast.SOUTH DAKOTA POLITICS. Tile Farmers’ Alliance Will Take a Leading Hand in the Coming Flection. St. Pai l, Minn., Juno IO.—To-morrow. at Aberdien street, the democrats will hold a state convention to nominate the first party ticket in what promises to bo one of the most exciting and uncertain elections ever held in a one-sided state. However, there are factors in this year's battle which have been absent heretofore. Last week the Farmers' alliance, in convention at Thuron, organized an independent party and called a convention, to meet tile 9th of July, to nominate a state and congressional ticket. It is claimed by the Farmers’ Alliance their membership exceeds thirty thousand, most of whom the leaders expect to carry with them to the new party. It is generally acknowledged that most of those will come from the republican party in which case present political statuts of South Dakota may be materially changed.SERIOUS COMPLICATIONS. American Cattlemen llarrassed by the Mexican Government. Sonora, Mew, June IO.—The proposed tax of ten dollars per head on Mexican cattle is leading to serious complications. Mexican authorities refuse to allow American stockmen to return cattle which stray into Mexico and have ordered all American cattle hereafter found across the line to be taken up and sold. American cattlemen are much alarmed.RAILROAD MATTERS. ti. F. Goddard Fleeted Chairman of the Western Passenger Association. Chicago, .lune IO.—The Western Passenger association at its meeting this morning, unanimously elected J. F. Goddard, formerly third vice president and general manager of the Chicago, Santa Fe and California railroad, as chairman. A Big Railroad Deal. Baltimore, Md.. June IO.—E. R. Bacon, president of the Southwestern Baltimore and Ohio Railroad company, and who represented a syndicate iii the recent, negotiations for the purchase of tin' city's holding of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad company stock, brought that, operation to a close tHis forenoon. By tin' agreement reached lie will receive 32,500 shares of common stock of the Baltimore and Ohio now owned by the city at 8100 per share—83,250.000. This sum will bo paid on or before July first next. Will Not Bestore Hast-Bound Bates. St. Loris, June IO.—It is announced that the Ohio anti Mississippi will not restore east-bound rates, which should take effect to-day, but on the contrary, will make a 87-rate from St. Louis to Cincinnati. with a corresponding reduction to all eastern points. The Baltimore aud Bilio Deal. Nkw Youk, June IO.—The report is current in Wall street to-day that the Richmond Terminal company was the real purchaser of the city of Baltimore's Baltimore and Ohio stock. It is also reported that the Northern Pacific was iii with the deal and would use the Baltimore and Ohio as an eastern connection. The deal is also said to include provision for an arrangement by which the Pacific Mail Steamship line will make Tacoma the terminal point and give the Northern Pacific a transparent service. Reformed Presbterians. Nkw Youk. June IO.—In the reformed Presbyterians synod this morning the committee on the Chinese question denounced the restriction laws. The report was adopted and a copy will be sent to President Harrison. At the afternoon session the discussion was begun of the report on the subject of a union with the general synod. A large number of members spoke against the union and three for it. The matter went over until to-morrow._ Illinois State Convention of Hibernians. Chicago, 111.. June IO.—The sixteenth annual state convention of the Board of Erin. Ancient Order of Hibernians, convened here this afternoon with about thirty-five delegates present. The principal business which came up before the board at its three days session, will be the proposed consolidation of the two branches of the order which split apart a number of years ago._ 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._ “La Burgoyne**” Condition. New York, June IO.—A pilot arrived this morning on the steamer Werra. He reports that on the morning of June Sth in latitude 40. 23 longitude 69, he spoke the French steamer La Burgoyne laying to with her machinery out of order. She had stopped since midnight. She would make the necessary repairs and then proceed on her voyage. Pain and dread attend the use of most catarrh remedies. Liquids and snuffs are unpleasant as well as dangerous. Ely’s Cream Balm is safe, pleasant, easily applied into the nostrils, and a sure cure. It cleanses the nasal passages and heals the inflamed membrane, giving relief at onee. Price 50c. Dockery Renominated. Richmond, Me., June IO.—The democratic convention of the third Missouri district renominated Dockery. There is danger in impure Wood. There is safety in taking Hood’s Sarsaparilla, the gre Wood purifier. IOO doses one dollar. —Printing and binding—Burdette Co.A TRA! HELD DP.A Daring- Express Robbery Reported in Arkansas. The Train Derailed and the Messenger Compelled to Deliver ap His Valuables—It is Thought at Least 18110,000 Was Secured. Texarkana, June IO.—The westbound cotton belt train which left here at midnight last night left the track two miles from town. An unknown man who was stealing a ride on the baggage car was instantly killed and the passengers and trainmen badly shaken up. The engineer and fireman had scarcely recovered from the shock when six shooters and Winchesters were rammed in their faces and they were ordered to the lead the van in the march upon the express car. The robbers turned the switch and caused the wreck. They entered th** express ar and after a short resistance from Messenger Nesbitt, went through the saf**. securing, it is claimed, less than 8200. After they had gone through this car the robbers marched the engineer and fireman and messenger about one hundred yards from the track, seated them on a log and told them to go stay there with their eyes shut for one hour. When the bandits had gone a distance of about fifty yards they turned and fired a volley at the men on the log. The messenger wTas shot through the left hand and another bullet pierced his ear. The robbers then disappeared. It required but a short time to notify the officers here, who are in hot pursuit. One party Has been arrested but not fully identified. Yesterday afternoon 810,000 was taken from the Southern express office to the depot and sent north. It is supposed the robbers thought the money was going south. Great excitement prevails on account of the robbery. Witnin tin* last few years several robberies have been perpetrated within a radius of one hundred miles of here. The people here are exasperated, arid if the guilty parties are caught Judg** Lynch will save court expense. St. Louis, June IO.—Another account of the robbery received from Little Rock asserts that Messenger Nesbitt was killed and that the robbers secured at least 810,000. It is believed the robbers are part of the old Rube Burows gang.WRECKS ON THE RAIL. The Dismantled Wabash Horse Train a Wreck at Hannibal—Other Disasters. Kansas City, Mo., June IO.—The remnant of the wrecked Wabash horse train did not pull up to the unloading place near tin* race course until one o’clock this morning. In the caboose next to th** last car were eight wounded colored men and boys, most of them belonging to Chin & Morgan's stable. Scarcely one escaped with less than a broken leg. They were all removed to the hospital. The stable most affected by tile wreck is that of J. Kellar, Cynthiana, Kentucky, who, together with his son, perished. They had five horses, every one being killed. A Wreck on tile “K.” Line. Hannibal, Mo., June IO.—A construction train collided with a freight train on the St. Louis, Keokuk and Northwestern, twelve miles south of here, yesterday, and twelve cars were wrecked. Fireman Arthur A. Taylor and Berry Nelson were scalded to death. A number of other trainmen were hurt. Careless Flagging Causes a Collision. Dubuque, Iowa. June IO.—Another costly accident occurred here yesterday on the Kansas City road within a few hundred feet of tin* scene of the disaster one week ago. A Kansas City and Burlington freight collided, badly wrecking both trains. No lives wen* lost. The accident was duo to the carelessness of a flagman. Injured by an Frie Train. Paterson, X. J., June IO.—Ex-Alderman Pierson was fatally injured by an Erie train at Jersey City last night. Pierson was one of the alleged boodh* aldermen of New York. Crushed by tile Wheels. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Cabman, 111.. June IO.—Dr. Xewlon, coroner, was called to Biggsville yesterday to hold inquest over the body of a man who was found horribly mangled on the railroad track within tin* city limits. The body was identified as M. M. Robertson, a farm hand who lias been working for a Mr. Rebec, living near Media. The examination showed that he took a lay-off for a day or two to visit iii Monmouth. Getting to Biggsville too late for the regular passenger train he told some parties that he would board the incoming extra freight. He was cautioned of the danger, but heedlessly went to the switch yards ready to make the leap. The first attempt he was nearly thrown down and the second he was brought under the wheels and both legs and a hand were taken off besides crushing his knit. His brother, living near Abingdon. Illinois, was wired for and after the inquest took charge of the remains.A HORRIBLE DEATH. A Chicago Citizen Buried Alive Through Carelessness of a Doctor. Chicago,. June IO.—An afternoon paper prints the following:    “Last    Satur day the funeral of John Buske, who died suddenly, was held at his residence, and after the services the body was carried to the cemetery. While the body was lying in the casket friends had remarked about the lifelike appearance of his face, but the doctor had pronounced the man dead and the mourning relatives did not feel like going contrary to the doctor’s opinion. When the cortege reached the cemetery some one suggested that the coffin should be opened, but this was voted down, notwithstanding that the t typing from the inside of the coffin indicated that there was life there. As the body was being lowered into the grave the tapping became more pronounced. but the people had assembled for the funeral and it had to take place. The coffin was dropped into the grave, and in a short time it was covered. Yesterday the grave was opened and the coffin removed. An examination of the body showed that the victim had been murdered through the carelessness of his attendants. Busde's body was twisted, his features distorted, his tongue bitten nearly in two. and his finger nails imbedded in his flesh. There was every indication that a horrible struggle had taken place.” THE STORY SCOUTED. ^Chicago, June IO.—An evening paper published a lengthy and sensational account of the death and alleged interment alive of Gustav Cauter, which, when brought down to a statement of facts seems merely a suspicious case. The story was first told by a workman named John Stier who said that on February 25th, last, when passing Ridge Town cemetery Superintendent Miller called him in. Miller was filling a new grave and told Stier he believed the man in the coffin was alive. They listened and heard sounds as if made by some one rapping on the inside of a coffin. Miller, however, continued to fill in the grave and water also ran in, covering the coffin, and the sounds ceased. Stier says Miller subsequently told him he opened the gra%Te later and found the body distorted and every evidence that death occurred after interment. Superintendent Miller, when questioned by the reporter, said that when burying Canter he did hear noises, but on taking off the coffin lid found the man unmistakably dead. After replacing the coffin lid he saw Stiers passing and thought it would be a good joke to scare him, which he did. He subsequently clinched the story by telling of the alleged exhumation. The noises in the grave, he thinks, were caused by water running in around the coffin. At the hospital to-day it was stated that Canter died of heart disease and the physicians scout the idea that he subsequently revived. The Sa** aud Fox Land Deal. Sag and Fox Agency, June IO.—The Cherokee commissioners believe to-morrow will end the work of arranging the final details in connection with the deal made Saturday, for the cession of all lands belonging to the Sac and Fox Indians. The Indians are in high glee over the prospects of securing payment soon and seem to realize they have the best end in the deal. Tile richest one in the tribe is II. C. Jones, who becomes the owner of nineteen thousand acres of land, besides receiving 812,000 in money. The other Indians become rich in proportion. Several boomers' wagons loaded witn tents and other necessities were discovered last evening. They Throw Down the Gauntlet. Pittsburg, June IO.—At to-day’s session the Amalgamated Association decided the price for puddling iron iii the eastern district (east of the Allegheny) shall be four cents per ton. This means eastern workers will demand increased pay all round approximating 15 per cent. THis move may be looked upon as throwing down the gauntlet. There is every indication that the management will not hesitate to express their readiness to take it up. The Sarah Althea Sharon Case. San Francisco, June IO.—The supreme court of California to-day rendered a decision reversing the judgment of the lower court in granting alimony and counsel fees to Sarah Althea Sharon iii her divorce case against William Sharon. The alleged contract of marriage on which she based lier claims was declared by the United States circuit court in 1888 to be a forgery, and therefore null and void. For the World’s Fair. Springfield. 111.. June IO.—A number of World’s fair officials from Chicago called on the governor to-day and requested him to issue a call for a special session of tile legislature to authorize Chicago to issue 85,000,000 in bonds in aid of the fair. The governor said he would announce his decision iii the matter to-morrow. Disappearance of a Clergyman. Pittsburg June IO.—Rev. C. A. Young, a Mt. Washington clergyman, who left his home last Saturday night to conduct services at De Haven, Pennsylvania, has not been seen since. He was married thirty-one years ago and no reason can be assigned for his mysterious disappearance. His friends fear he met with foul play. The Reformed Church in Anteri ca. Asbury Park, N. J., June IO.—The general synod of tile Reformed Churchill America adopted the report of the committee on foreign missions. Contributions have been so liberal this year that the debt has been greatly reduced and the prospect that the church will be obliged to relinquish one of its fields is now averted. A Sad Accident. Oswego, N. Y., June IO.—By a runaway accident this afternoon Miss Belle Mitchell, a daughter of Mayor Mitchell, was fatally hurt, and her sister-in-law, Mrs. Edward Mitchell, seriously injured. Miss Mitchell was to be married next week. The other lady had just returned from her bridal tour. Balloting for a Successor to Carlisle. Cincinnati, O., June IO.—A Ti nicest ar Carrollton, Kentucky, dispatch says the sixtli district congressional democratic convention had taken sixty-one ballots at the noon adjournment for a candidate iii place of Carlisle, but has made no progress. Berry, of Newport, leads with 21 votes. Suicided at Niagara. Niagara Falls, N. Y., June lo.—A man dressed iii black and wearing a full black beard jumped off the bridge at Goat Island at one o’clock to-day and swam to the brink of the American Falls where he disappeared. A Mill Company Assigns. Providence, R. I.,' June IO.—The Oriental Mill company assigned to-day. The firm became embarrassed about a month ago. There are now unsecured debts of 8335,000 and assets valued at 8134,000. A Fatal Fishing Trip. New York, June IO.—John Schmidt. John Finn and Matthia J. Polk, all of New York, started on a fishing trip on Canarisi bay last Saturday and have not been seen since. It is thought all three were drowned. The Columbus Street Car Strike. Columbus, O., June lo.—Everything is quiet in the street car strike to-day, both sides are apparently waiting for the other to make a move. No attempt is boing made to run the cars.mill FATHERS FOUGHT. Life ami Accident Underwriters. New York, June IO.—The National Association of Mutual Life and Accident Underwriters began their annual convention here to-day. Short and Spicy. “Clara Johnson says you and I are engaged. Ethel/’ said Chappie. “Clara Johnson always did say every spiteful thing about me she could think of.”— Life. Modern Chivalry.—Awkward Miss (with an umbrella)—“Beg pardon! Polite gentleman—“Don’t mention it. I have another eve left.”—Xew York Weekly. “Why is it that whenever a physician is sick he always calls in another doctor?” “Well, I don’t know, unless it’s because he hates to fully realize what desperate chances he is taking.”—Washington Post. Ernest—“I like that girl of yours. She always seems to take things cool.” Jasper —“Take things °ool! I should say she did! She took two ice creams and three glasses of soda the other night.—Lowell Citizen. It is a mighty unfortunate man who hasn't something to be proud of. There's Smirkins: who never wearies of displaying his collection of rare books, while Pimbly is quite as happy in showing his sore thumb.—Boston Transcript. He couldn't understand it—Superintendent of Rhode Island mad bouse (to visitor)—“Within these walls are confined all the lunatics in the state.” Visitor (from New Jersey.)—“Where do you get your juries?”—Puck. Pride—Little Boston girl (to recent arrival)—“YY>u jus’ come from heaven. br udder?” Brudder vouchsafes no reply. Little Boston girl—“Heaven peoples ain't as smart as Boston people. We can talk/’—Xew York Sun. First Messenger Boy—“I say, yer there, wat fur yer runnin’ down the street just now?” Second Messenger Boy—“Ah. come off. Some bloke guv me a push an' started me a runnin*. an' I wuz too lazy to stop. See'?''—Life. Epoch. The transition from long lingering and painful sickness to robust health marks an epoch in the life of the individual. Such a remarkable event is treasured in the memory and the agency whereby the good health has been attained is gratefully blessed. Hence it is that so much is heard iu praisb of Electric Bitters. So many feel they owe their restoration to health to the use of the Great Alterative and Tonic. If you are troubled with any disease of Kidneys, Liver or Stomach, of long or short standing, you will surely find relief by use of Electric Bitters. Sold at 50c and 81 per bottle at Henry's drug store._ —The Figurer—Burdette Company.Annual Eneampment of Sons and Daughters of Veterans. A Grand Time Expected at Washington, Iona, To-Day—A Blow to Prohibition—A Faster’* Death—General Iowa News. [Special to The Hawk-Eye. I Washington, la.. June IO.—The annual encampment of the sons and daughters of veterans, of Iowa, will convene in this city to-morrow at ten o’clock a. rn. From five to six hundred of these organizations are expected to be iii attendance and already large delegations have arrived notwithstanding the unfavorable condition of the weather. So far this meeting promises to be a successful one. Belmont camp have left nothing undone that would tend to make the visit of their guests pleasant. The proceedings will be held iii the Graham opera house. Wednesday will be devoted to the business of the encampment while Thursday will be the most interesting to the public, that of the division parade in the afternoon and camp fire, and ball at night. Washington will surrender to the hosts to-morrow morning with the usual hearty welcome of her people.SERIOUS FOR PROHIBITION. Judge Sherwin Renders a Sweeping Decision in Several Original Package Cases. Mason City, June IO.—Judge John C. Sherwin has rendered a sweeping decision in the original package injunction cases which have been pending for the last week, which is by far the severest blow at prohibition the state has yet received. In his decision the judge finds that the beer in question was owned by citizens of Minnesota, was shipped to their agents at Mason City in quart bottles placed in cases, said bottles taken from the cases and shelved, and sold by the bottle as called for: that sales were made to minors and to persons in the habit of becoming intoxicated, and that the beer was intoxicating and drank on the premises. From the foregoing facts he made the following conclusions of law:    That the defendants, as agents of importers, could occupy the building for the purpose of selling the beer in original packages to all persons except minors and habitual drunkards, and that such use would not constitute a nuisance, though the beer was drank on the premises by the purchaser, and that sales, although shipped by the case, were in original packages. Ile granted a temporary injunction restraining the defendants from selling to minors and those in the habit of becoming intoxicated. Some of the leading attorneys of this section are now advising the city council to impose a license on the original package dealers, claiming the same can be done and collected by law.A MOURNFUL OCCURRENCE. A Younger Brother Lost, Afterwards Found Only to Be Again Lost. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Davenport, la., June IO.—Walter ll. Hender, a merchant of this city, has just encountered an experience that is as mournful as it is singular. Eighteen years ago and more ho bade farewell to Thomas Header, a younger brother who was on his way to a new part of the country to seek the fortune that had had eluded him elsewhere. One or two letters carne back to the Davenport brother, then silence. Letters sent to various parts of the country came back, returned to writer.” W. IL Hender settled down to the belief that Thomas was never to be seen again on earth when, a few years ago, he received a letter from San Francisco, written in a strangely familiar hand and signed with the name of the one he had been mourning as dead. Tin* letter was answered at once and plans were formed by the Iowa man for a meeting in the near future. A copy of a San Francisco paper has just been received by him, however, which throws a dark shadow over all the joyous anticipations he has indulged. Almost immediately after writting to his brother here Thomas Hender fell iii the street of San Francisco. His head struck the curbstone with such force that he was rendered unconscious. He was taken to a hospital, where next day he died. The reply that was written to his letter never reached him.A FAST FINISHED. Tommy Sutton, of Dubuque. Dies After Living Ninety-Six Days Without Food. Dubuque, la.. June IO.—Tommy Sutton, after living without solid food for ninety-six days, is dead. During all his fast his only sustenance was soda water. Previous to the death of the boy a council of physicians was held, and all united iii pronouncing it a case of paralysis of the stomach and bowels. Some years ago the lad suffered a fall and was never iii perfect health thereafter. Ninety-six days ago his stomach refused all solid foods and soda water was th** only liquid he could retain. His sufferings were intense and he bor** them uncomplainingly until death came to his relief. Physicians pronounce th** ease one of th** most remarkable on record.PIGEON POPPERS. ranged, the first of which was at ten Keystone targets. There were twelve entries. Heiks. of Dayton, Ohio, took first on a lone straight score: Black, of Burlington, took second on nine, and Abbey of Burlington, and Louis Benne witz, of Davenport, divided third. The second extra was at five live singles. There were seventeen entries, and all the moneys were divided. Burlington not getting a smell. The third extra was at ten single targets, t wen tv-five entries; all moneys were divided. Frank Black, of Burlington, winning fourth on the shoot-off. To-night it is raining furiously and the prospect is dismal. The annual meeting takes place Wednesday evening.MONTEZUMA MATTERS.PREFER DEATH TO EXILE. The Result of the Primaries—An Adjourn, etl Terms of Court—A Sudden Death. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.l Montezuma, la.. June IO.—The result of tin* primaries on last Saturday were: J. H. Patton, the present incumbent. w as nominated for clerk of courts: S. C. Neff, of Brooklyn, for recorder; J. P. Lyman, of Grinnell, for county attorney; and John Moore, of Union tow nship, for supervisor in the third district. With the exception of county attorney, there were two candidates for each of the other offices and while a small vote was polled all over the county the contest was quite spirited. The county convention will be held at Brooklyn on the lith to arrange for the campaign this fall. Thus far everything along the line is harmonious for a successful issue. Judge W\ R. Lewis is holding an adjourned term of court this week. He will retire from the bench this year and is calculating to pursue the electric light business in the future. O. IL Fanquer, a former resident of this place, died suddenly of heart disease in Muscatine last night. He will be brought here for burial, tile cervices to be conducted by the Odd Fellows. W*. IL Redman is closing up his business here preparatory to his removal to Des Moines. In this section his name is being favorably mentioned as a candidate for railroad commissioner. Iowa Sportsmen Have Damp Weather at the Davenport Tournament. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Davenport. la., June IO.—The thirteenth annual tournament of the Iowa State Sportsmen association opened here this morning in a shower and continued to absorb moisture all day long. There were sufficient opportunities between drinks, however, for the hundred sportsmen assembled to complete the regular programme of the day and do some work besides. The grounds were in fine order. The new shooting house was perfect and everything ran smoothly. The Rurling-ton contingent was present in full force, by far the largest delegation on the grounds. Dos Moines sends the next largest headed by General Charlie Budd. It is understood that both towns want the tournament next year and mean to get it. It is whispered that Des Moines wants to make the thing a fixture there. Davenport could have it again by asking for it, but this she will not do and it may go to Burlington and probably will. The following was the w’ork of the day: Shoot No. I—Ten single targets, entrance two dollars: thirty-three entries. First money divided by Loring Snow, of Neponset. 111.. Frank Black, of Burlington, and C. W. Budd, of Des Moines; second, third and fourth, numerously divided. Shoot No. 2—Six live singles—Entrance five dollars, twenty-nine entries. Budd and S. A. Tucker, of Davenport, divided first and other moneys divided. Shoot No. 3—For the L. Smith Championship Cup, held jointly by Al. A. Runge, of Burlington, and Budd, of Des Moines; conditions twenty single targets, Budd won with a score of nineteen and took in addition, twenty-five per cent of the entrance money. The remainder was divided. Brockwas, of Burlington, getting twenty per eent. Shoot No. 4—Seven live singles, entrance 87. twenty-six entries:    F. O. Davis, of Davenport, took first; balance divided. Shoot No. 5—Fifteen single targets, entrance 82.50. There were twenty-five entries. First money was divided by Jim Elliott, of Kansas City, and Bawley O. Heikes, of Dayton, Ohio. Frank Black, of Burlington, and Budd, of Des Moines, divided second. Eichingren, of Fonda, and C. J. Leopold, of Burlington, divided third, and fourth was won by A. A. Runge, of Burlington, in the shoot off. After the regular program had been concluded three extra events were arLEBANON LORE. Childrens’ Day Exercises—Personal anti Social Notes—J. II. Gear Endorsed. [Correspondence of The Hawk-Eye.] Lebanon. la.. June IO.—Tin* citizens of this place had th** pleasure of listening to one of the finest and most interesting entertainment by th** children yesterday that they have ever witnessed. It was childrens’ day and th** songs and declaiming were good. and a full hous** showed by their attentiveness that all was appreciated. Miss Florence Da in row’, of Based. 111., who has been visiting her relatives in this vicinity for some tim** past will return to her home some time this week. She has made many warm friends while here. Mrs. Deanl a daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Guernesy. of this place is spending til** summer with her parents here. The Fourth of July is not far aw’avand our people are beginning to make up their minds where to celebrate. We presume most of them will attend at Keosauqua. Keosauqua always has a good time and entertains the people grandly. Th*; failure of the people to decorate at Keosauqua was a disappointment to our people. The young folks will participate in a fishing expedition next Saturday to the Dos Moines river above Pittsburg. C. ll. Johnston, Quincy McGrath and T. I. Muir have alf erected now barns t Ii is spring. This speaks well for our neighborhood. The farmers had a picnic at Henry Mussetter's grove* last Thursday. About on** hundred and fifty were in attendance and a good time is reported, and several interesting discussions were bael.. Tiles** are good meetings for tin* farmers. There is no question in our mind here as to who w ill be our next congressman. Your own illustrious citizen, who has led the republican hosts to victory and who has done such noble work in our national legislature, is our man. In our judgment. no other man should be prefer***! to John IL Gear this fall. II** will win. Who Caught tile Hornes? Fairfield. la.. June lo. 1890. Editors Hawk-Eye.—Dear Sirs:    In your paper of last week I noticed a short account of the chase and capture of two horse thieves by Sheriff Marshall, of Lee county. Sheriff Marshall is a line man anda good sheriff but he never saw those parties until In* saw them in th** county jail of this place. They were raptured by two farmers of Jefferson county and given into my custody, and I soon local**! them and took them to Keokuk. th** sheriff of that city accompanying me. Yours, etc.. S. S. Crane, Sheriff of Jefferson Countv. Ail Accidental Death. Sheldon. June IO.—A sad accident occurred at Hopersville, four miles north of 111i- city, Sunday evening, George Benham tin* son of a wealthy- farmer of Sioux county, being run over by a team. He received internal injuries which caused his death about two hours later. Tlic Iowa Grand Grove of Druids. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Davenport. June lo.—The Iowa Grand Grove of Druids convened in annual session at this place this afternoon. An organization was perfected for th** work to be done to-morrow.NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC.Suicide of Many Nihilist Suspects at St. Petersburg. Due to Late Arrests in Paris—Talk of a j General European Combination ti* Offset the Effect of the McKinley Tariff Bill. The Government Wants .Suggestions for Improved Letter Boxes. The postmaster general, in order to increase th** efficiency of the free delivery service, desires to secure a device for a letter box for the doors of dwellings that will be simple in construction, low priced and capable of adjustment to the interior or exterior of doors without injuring or defacing them. A letter box that will till these requirements will save much of the carriers’ time, while increasing th** security of the mail to the householder, To this end he has appointed the committee mentioned below, who invite the public to send to either of the members designs, samples, models or suggestions for a box that will fill the necessary requirements. Designs will *be received until October I. 1890, after which date the committee will meet, at some point hereafter to be designated, to examine the designs, models and samples submitted by the public, and. after careful consideration, will report to the postmaster general the box. in their judgment, best adapted to the purpose. The Postmaster General will probably officially adopt the box or recommend the same to the public for general use. ManuJ faeturers and inventors are respectfully solicited to carefully prepare their designs, models and samples, and forward them within the time above mentioned. It is also desirable that the designs, models and samples should be accompanied by manuscript description, which will furnish all information necessary for the committee to determine the value of the same. C. Van Cott. Postmaster. New York, N. Y. J. B. Harlow. Postmaster. St. Louis. Mo. John W. Ro*-, Postmaster. Washington. D. C. G. W. Nott, Postmaster, New Orleans. La. Jxo. M. Corse, [Ch'n] Postmaster. Boston. Mass. Committee. The Effect of McKinley on Prayer. Give us this day our daily bread. And this likewise we ax: Be it with butter thickly spread -And free, O Lord, from tax. —AV*r York Hr rat/I. To the young face Pozzoni’s Complexion Powder gives fresher charms, to the old renewed youth. Try it. —Letter Heads—Burdette Company. London. June IO.—Within tin* la>t fortnight an appaling number of suicides have occurred in 8t. Petersburg and other Russian cities, tin* victims of self-destruction having been mainly of the better class. To-day another student in the Russian School of Mines shot himself dead, and the motive for th** deed is regarded as very mysterious by his associates. The St. Petersburg police, how ever. connect all tiles** self-murders with th** recent arrest of nihilists in Paris, aud ascribe them to the revelation contained in the correspondence captured at the lodgings of the eonspirasors by the Paris {nilice. The Russian police authorities ar** now more than ever convinced that the Paris nihilists were connected with a conspiracy in St. Petersburg, of wide ramifications and influential membership. against the life of th** czar and the attempt of the minister of the interior to obtain, through th** French embassador, th** names of those in correspondence w ith the Paris plotters will. if successful, unquestionably keep up the average of suicides for weeks to come unless it is reduced by th** flight of th** incriminated persons. Well founded rumors make it seem probable that the leaders of the government party will hold an important conference with reference to tin* [Fending parliamentary business at tile Carlton club on Thursday. Lord Hartington has signified to tho ministerial leaders his unqualified approval of the government's proceed tire and assured them of th** entire cohesion of the unionist party on all of th** vital measures now under parliamentary consideration. Gladstone's support of Dillon's motion to (‘ensure Balfour for violent police interference with public meetings in Tipperary obtained for th** motion th** full liberal vote. The old man’s speech, however, did not com** tip to his usual standard and a majority of sixty-one showed that no impression has yet been made on the tory-unionist alliance. Advices from Son til Australia contain indignant protests against, th** highhanded conduct of German-missionaries in th** northern parts of Australia in their alleged efforts to inculcate Christianity. Tiles** complaints declare that th** natives arc subjected to outrageous treatment, some of them being chained to posts and whipped into a stat** of insensibility, while others are maltreated in other ways. necessitating resort to medical treatment to heal their hurts. These acts of brutality, it is asserted, arc committed by th** orders of the missionaries with Hie object of impressing tin* natives with th** power of th** Christians. Muley ll assai), th** sultan of Morocco. is cultivating th** friendship of Germany as a security against France, his neighbor in Algiers. Th** sultan recently submitted to a sort of plebiscite, til** answer being taken in th** mosques, th** question whether the country should be opened more freely to foreign intercourse. The reply was in nearly all eases in th** negative. The farmers of Catalonia, in Spain, have had poor success in an attempt to introduce American vines. They had converted some years ago much of their corn-growing land into vineyards to meet the demand for Spanish win**. Their native vines were ruined by tin* phylloxera. Then they planted the new varieties, mostly of American origin. Tiles** promised well, but were spoiled by mildew and black rot. except iii a few places where the crop was saved by repeated spraying with a solution of sulphate of copper and lim**. It is stated upon semi-official authority that further negotiations between the governments of England and Frau**** in regard ti* the Newfoundland fisheries dispbte will be postponed until after th** return of the French delegate to Newfoundland waters, who has gone thither to investigate and report th** exact condition of affairs. A British Bark Ashore. London, June lo.—The British hark Dinaphore: Capt. Tidmarsh, from Middlesborough for Rahia Blanca, is ashore at Cape Corrienti. The captain and live of the crew are lost. The remainder of th** crew arrived at Buenos Ayres. Th** Tennis Championship. Dublin, June IO.—In th** lawn tennis contest for the championship of th** world, in til** best three out of five matches, Kerr beat Pettit on Monday tim*** to two and to-day three to on**.ABUSE OF POSTAL PRIVILEGES. The Mails Flooded With i’ernieiotis Literature at a Low Rate. New York, June 9, 1890. Editor Hawk-Eye:—It may seem a startling statement to make to an editor that the United State- government pays a bounty of a million dollars a year to th** publishers of novels and other paper-covered books entered as second-class matter. Germany ami France pay a bounty on sugar produced at home, to increase til*? production and cheapen tile price; our government pays a bounty that "yellow-covered foreign novels” and “American blood and thunder boys’ tale-" may be carried, almost free to tin* publishers, but at a large cost to th** government. In Great Britain, Zola’s grossly impure French novels ar** not allowed to be sold. and the publishers were fined and imprisoned. In this country we carry all of his books in the mails by th** ton. at one cent a pound, while Bibles, miscellaneous and school books cost eight cent.-a pound. It will surprise you to know that five thousand tons (ten million pound-) of paper-covered books are carried in the mads annually from New York city alone at one cent a pound. The amount of second-class mail is a matter of record, but the exact amount of books so mailed cannot be known, yet it i- the opinion of those best able to know. that five thousand ton is a fair estimate for New York, and half as much more for other cities. The regular rate of postage on book- i-eight cents a pound. The loss to the government annually I- 8700,000 in New York city, and over 81,000,000 for the country at large. This loss is not because of the law. but of the mistaken ruling of a postal official years ago. A reputable New York publisher, but by no means a large one comparatively, says in a New York paper, “that all last w inter he shipped each day two tons of book- as second-cla-- mail matter, and that to pay book postage would have cost him an increase of 8280 per day in postage.” There are not le-s than thirty (probably fifty) publisher- of this class of literature in New York city. Some do a much larger business, others smaller than the publisher referred to. Taking thirty as the number and this gentleman's establishment as a fair average, and reducing tike amount one-half we have over 9,000 tons per year for New York, or nearly double what we estimate, and the loss in revenue at New’ York city. 81,260,000 nearly double what we claim. The literature which publishers claim it is so important people should have.that it is carried at one-eighth the rate of other books, is largely novels. The Sea Side Library is a fair average of the better class of books so carried, as fiction it is generally unobjectionable. In its catalogue out of 1153 books 1128 are novels and 25 miscellaneous. While we take no exception to good fiction, we think this is hardly a fair proportion. The Franklin Sip tare Library makes a better showing, a larger proportion boing miscellaneous books, but it is exceptional. In its catalogue of 1888. out of 619 books 472 are novels and IIT miscellaneous. I have catalogues of thousands of blood curdling and crime depicting boys* books, in w hich there are few of any other kind. One such publisher issuing six each week. To Knik over a catalogue of these l>ooks (and there are many of them) ought to cause a feeling of shame, when one thinks he is helping to pay the cost of carrying such demoralizing and crime p rot! ne in g books to boys and girls all over the country. It cannot be said thai bound books are carried at eight cents a pound, and paper covered at one eent, for thousands of the latter can only be mailed at eight cents a pound. To remedy this uncalled for ruling, a bill has boon introduced into congress (Ii. of R. 7558) and is now before th** [Hist office committee. The bill proposes no surveillance of books carried in the mails, and makes no discrimination, but simply directs that all books, fiction, religious, scientific, school or miscellaneous, bound and unbound, shall pay one and t lit* same price. This certainly seems fair.    , Producers of general merchandise can shit* it to a very moderate extent in the mails, at sixteen cents a pound. Publishers of books can ship in small packages at three cents a pound, but publishers of this “second class" literature, can ship their entire production from Maitre to California at one cent a pound. It was the intention of congress to give to newspapers, magazines and re views th** privilege of using the mails at one cent a pound, and it becomes the press to see that the valuable privilege intended for them is not abused. Will you not aid in securing the enactment of the proposed law? I believe if all books were charged tin* same price in the mails, that book postage might safely be reduced to four cents a pound. That it would reduce th** weight of such mail matter one-half, and at tin* same tim** increase tin* postal revenue from this source some three hundred thousand dollars per year. But I will not place tin* two measures together. First place all books in tin* mails at on** price, and then reduce tin* postage if desirable. Truly yours, Thomas K. Cree.TWO CONFLICTING DECISIONS. \V11itt Mr. Hutton Thinks About the Original 1'itrkiiK** Question. From tin* Washington Post. it was from tit** first inevitable that the recent decision of th** supreme court of tin* United States in regard to beer imported in “original packages” into Iowa should call up former decisions of tin* sam** court involving th** same principle. hi tin* New Orleans case. which was quoted by Justices Gray, Harlan and Brewer in support of their dissenting opinion, coal brought from Pittsburg down lite Mississippi to New* Orleans, newly arrived, and offered for sal** in the “original packages" that is, in unbroken bulk on tin* barges in which it had been conveyed the court held that it immediately became “a part of the general mass of property in tin* state” by being offered for sal** and being through that action “a commodity in the market of New Orleans." and was subject to stat** control and taxation, although it was -till “in th** original condition in which it wa*' exported from Pennsyl-\ ainu.” No lawyer will doubt that this New Orleans decision is good law. If th**eoal had been for private use it could have been transferred from th** barge to its owner’s cellar w ithout interference. Th** right of intervention on th** part of th** state grew out of its being offered for sale. If th** beer shipped from Illinois to Iowa lia*i been held to th** sol** and private use of iii** Keokuk importer, tiler** would have been no ground for stat** interference. Stat** laws and regulations cannot annul or abridge interstate commerce, and the eonsignment of merchandise from one stat*: to another involves its safe and unbroken delivery to iii** consignee. But when one** tin* “original package” is in the hands of tin* consignee the responsibility of iii** common carrier is ended and tin* legal obligations of interstate commerce have been fulfilled. if til** Keokuk importers offered Ids beer for sale in th** “original package,” by that act he made it ti commodity in tii** markets of Iowa, subject to state regulations and amenable to state laws. The striking parallel between the New Orleans and Iowa decisions, which the Cost quoted yesterday from The Burian*.ton Hawk-Eye, and which our contemporary regards as showing antagonism. maybe susceptible of reconcilement. It is undeniable that the terms of the recent decision our equivocal, but tile Post ventures to hope that though th** language may be dubious, it is intended to embody good law. The New Orleans decision affirms that coal from Pittsburg by being offered for -ale became a marketable eommodit y, subject to Hie laws of Louisiana, and tin* Keokuk decision declares that by “tin* act of selling” tin* beer “would become mingled in Ile* common mass of property within the state.” 'I’lu* decisions do not vary so widely after all. Tin- act of sidling may be either constructive or actual, and it is pro liable that in either rase state intervention might be legally justified. Til*- Pulpit aud tho Stage. Rev. F. M. Shrout. pastor United Brethren Church, Blue Mound, Kansas, -ays:    “I feel it my duty to tell what wonders Dr. King’s New Discovery has dom* for nu*. My lung- were badly diseased, and my parishioners thought I could I iv** only a few weeks. I took five bottles of Dr. King s New Discovery and arn sound and well, gaining 26 pounds in weight.” Arthur Love. Manager Love's Funny Folks combination, writes:    “After a thorough trial and convincing evidence, I am confident Dr. King’s New Discovery for consumption, beat- 'em all. and cures when everything el-** fails. The greatest kindle--- I can do my many thousand friends i- to urge them to try it.” Free trial bottl*-- at Leo. ('. Henry’s Drug Store. Regular sizes. 50c. and 81.00. Probably the Largest Family.— August Meyers, of Independence, has probably the largest family in the state. If there are any larger, they have not turned up. ii** i- 52 years of age and his wife is 47. She has given birth to fifteen children—seven boys and <*ight girls. Every one of these children is now living. The oldest is 31 years of age and the youngest 4. Mr. Meyers has never been called upon to employ the service- of a physician, except when each member of hi- family was ushered into the world. Mrs. Meyers is a healthy, handsome and lively matron. Both are of th** Jewish race, and both enjoy in the highest degree til** esteem of their neighbors. Th** most obstinate ease- of catarrh are cured by th** use of Ely’s Cream Balm, the only agreeable remedy. It is not a liquid or snuff, is *-asily applied into the nostrils. For cold in the head it is magical. It gives relief at once. Price 50 cents. Mamma—“I wonder what we shall call the baby?*’ .Johnny—“I don’t think we'd better call any of those names papa called him last night when he was crying. He mightn't like it when he growed up.”—Munsey's Weekly. Excursion Tickets. Excursion tickets to Milwaukee via C.. B. At Q., July 4to 8inelusive, good for return leaving Milwaukee, July 9th to 19th, one fare for round trip, account meeting of Supreme Lodge and Uniform Rank Knights of Pytbias at above place July 8th to 12th. Doubted—“Do you think your father likes me?” he inquired. “Oh, yes,” she answered. “He said he was going to wait up to-night to see you.”—Xew York Herald. __ Beecham’3 Pills ast like magic on a weak stomach. ______________ —Envelopes—Burdette Company. ;

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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye

Location: Burlington, Iowa

Issue Date: June 11, 1890

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