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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - July 15, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                If V One Hundred and Fifty People Drowned in Lake Pepin The Pleasure Wing Goes Down Before an Awful Its Load of Human Freight Swept Relentlessly Into the Boiling Assistance is at Hand Nearly All of Them Per ish an 6 Whole Locked in Each Others Go Down in the Awful The Work of Scenes at the List of LAKE rounded by beautiful bluffs ind farming Lake Pcpius unruffled surface to day gave little evidence of theiierce struggle with the elements and of the deathdealing fury the storm that raged off city last With scarcely a note of warning there burst upon this region one of the severest storms known In its and the loss of life is probably greater than any other single calamity that ever visited any part of the The list of dead already numbers and may ex ceed one The excursion steamer Sea of Diamond had carried a party of three hundred and twenty or more ex cursionists from lied Wing to the camp of tho First regiment of Minnesota Na tional just nelow the When the davwas coming to a close Captain Wcthereii prepared to return the boat load to their Many among them feared the approaching storm and asked that he postpone the depar ture until after the storm had blown Thinking the storm would not prove serious he would not but at about eight oclock started off up the lake towards Kcd nearly two hun dred of the passengers being on The wind WAS A A point of land out from the Minnesota just above this across from which is known as Maiden To pass around this point it was nocessrry for the steamer to turn slightly towards the Wisconsin and imme diately the hurricane seized hold of the already struggling and and twisted her oout of the con trol of her engineers and An attempt to brace her failed and over she went with her great load of passen The barge Jim which was in tow and on which about onequarter of the excursionists had crowded was also her awning being crushed in and the passengers thrown into the This happened just below the point and as the helpless hulks drifted before the gale the steamer righted her themoment but In another moment was keeled The barge broke loose and drifted down opposite tee town and there those still or about twenty in number were Tho steamer drifted in back of the point and Many were and the heroism of numbers of the rcscu be too highly Body after women and in sonic cases whole families were taken from the some others un conscious but not and others from which the breath of life was forever Sad experiences were Parents who had children missing and other people looking for friends and relatives ran up and down the beach all night and today inquiring if any more bodies had been recovered and for the names of the identified The anguish of the many parents whoso chil dren had been ruthlessly torn from them by the awful calamity cannot be por THE SCEXE OF lake Iopin is an expansion of the Mississippi about thirty miles long aud extends cast and was returning from the camp of the Minnesota National Guards with a party of Ked Wing people and was running into the teeth of the Tho gale was too much for the steamer and the boat was fast getting beyond Captain Netlrern tried to save the lives of his passengers by running the steamer aground on the Wisconsin The boat was turned over and quickly scores of people were struggling in the from which Many of them may never The vessel tried to regain a right posi hut was quickly seized once and a second overturning upset nearly all of those who still clung to the vessel fjlnto the A few reached the Outmost of them closed their eyes under the water never to sec light began at once and over sixty had been taken out by day The scene of the disaster is across the line from Lake City toward Kcd Wing and as most of the victims were from that city tho cor oner was notified and fiftyeight of the bodies were taken there this after first being viewed by him at the lake The bodies of those drowned to the number of fiftytwo were brought to this city morning at whole town is in Immediately upon arrival of the steamer the bodies were carried to the respective homes of tho The following is A IJST OF THE John wife and two Hemfabling and three Schuelberg and Minnie Mario Katy Sberf and Fred Annie Francis George John Bahrns and Charles J2mslase Frod Severs and Tom Addio Wing add fiedlns and two Fred Hatte Mamie Henry Jiatie Eddie Herman William George Nellie and Mllly Plcrson Cordy Floy Myr Ira Heine and Bertie i Alice Nettle Pal of It is now quite probable that there are JWty or sixty people missing in addition Ipo the list though all of these we in the wreck which lies off the point k Lake The undertaking estab gnsiunent nereis crowded with friends of fwe and many cases of prostration Busiuess is completely Iat John wife and jiJive comprising an entire rjje among the It Is reported here Bad More a brother of Charles an Jnsuranceagent at LS drowned together with nis entire They went down Jl PPED TK EACH OTHERS ABMS r broken almost into kindlingwood a though re blacksmith was taken out a few minutes That makes a total of sixtyfive bodies already A CORPORALS He Ihreateng the Ufe of One and the Liven of Sixteen LAKE July of saw the wreck early last night and at once hastened to the spot to render such assistance as was Finding a man standing near a boat on the shore he asked to be taken out into the storm to the overturning and when he was refused lib threat ened to kill the man unless his orders were and with the help of his unwilling assistant saved the lives of jifteen orsixteen Adjutant General Mullen says the man has earned a From early morning a patrol of row boats was kept up all over the neighborhood of the wreck looking for the bodies and several were found in that way last night and a small boy was found floating and jelling three miles down the lake from the scene of the dis Battery of KEPT UP A CASJTOJfADDfO during the day trying to raise the bodies but without The little steam tug tried pull the wreck apart and then the Ethel Howard came up the river and with the aid of the pulled apart the frame of what had been the The Luella then pulled the SeaWing out of the releasing three one woman and two young Alice of was one of but the two men had not been identified up to one That makes a total of sixtyeight bodies now LOCKKD IX TUE It is stated this afternoon to keep water out of the cabin and to keep people under Captain Wethcu lad locked the door of the If this s it may explain much of the loss of Estimates vary to the total number of There were two hun dred people on the boat and barge when started to return to Of whole number it is known positively iat about fifty were may lave but only this many are mown at this time to be That would leave about OHE ITHXDIIED AXll FIFTY VICTIMS of the but everyone hopes the disaster may not go beyond one hundred md A good number are itill in the wreck and a great many still on the bottom of the Just how many will not be known for some time possibly for several THE GOOD IVOliK OP THE The fact that the militia were in easy call undoubtedly resulted in the saving of many lives and the work of the citizen their excellent organization and he good management of General Milieu and Surgeons Clarke and vain were notable and During the morning systempatrol of if over which boats drifted after being first struck by the was kept up by the citizens Lake After he last bodies had been taken from the General Mullen pressed into ser all the boats within and vith began this afternoon a dragging of the lake all about he scene of the No bodies verc found up to when the search vas abandoned for the Dynamite vill be used in the There were good many who made use of life pre but probably none had as good service as had Robert the seven teen year old son of of Lake and another They secured hrcelife preservers and were in the vater for six hours before being rcs Young Adams could swim but his ompauion could They had the good ensc to float quietly and not attempt to ight against the waves during the six lours they were buffeted by the billows blown hither and yon by the They drifted about a mile down past the own and then a change in the wind car ied them up the river seven miles from icre where they were rescued by vain and and today are nearly as rcll as THE CAPTAIX The proprietor and commander of the Sea Wing has been severely blamed by the itizcns and others for what they allege have been criminal negligence on his art in pulling out into the lake with uch a crowd when the sky looked so The captains wife and two if his three children lost their lives un ler the and that together vith the loss of his vessel and the great loss of so unnerved jm that he kept pretty much ut of sight during the day and those vho did see got but imperfect statements rom The first ho did not con idcr the danger very great and thought ic saw a break in the promising clearing away of the This is not well taken by the people in this who say the sky was lack with the most threatening kind of louds and that it was clearly evident a heavy storm was about to THE JOKE SAVED Many incidents of the awful night are James of Kcd and young lady companion had just joking y finished fastening lifepreservers to each other when the storm struck the and their joko proved their salva for both were Three MeasureSeekers July A party 3f thirteen persons were out in a sail boat yesterday afternoon at Alachna When about a mile from shore the oat capsized and all were thrown into he Ten were saved by clinging to the side of the but three of the Burkhem and a three and Miss Tillie Brown were TEN PEOPLE leagre Iteperts ofa Terrible Railroad Ac cident In NEW July A Gos port accommodation train on the Monon ollided with a freight train at Smith eight miles south of Bloom this morning at Ten lives vcro Tnerc are no telegraph facil tics at Smithville aud no details can be lad yet Snatched and July Floretta 3l came here yesterday and cashed a draft for which she ilaced in a As she was going down the street two men snatched the satchel from her hand and Sho recognized them astfohnHushand James of who came here on the the same train with Hoganhas been caught but Bush is still at ASeriouB A passenger train outhoJamesJUver division of the Chesapeake and Ohio collided with a last night TJreman Holt and negro tramp were reman ailed and men were seriously A Terrible Cydonel Lake Ger A Summer Devastated and Many People Killed and DrownedOeso late Scenes terrible tornado swept the shores Ger nine miles north at oclock this killing eleven people and injuring forty or some of them The tornado had its origin near the village of White seventeenmiles distant ffoin At a huge funnelshaped black cloud was seengathering in the southeastern It spread out like a fan at the its edge to the base being fringedjvith fleecy white Thousands of people were attracted by the spectacle and it was thought that receive the full force of the Suddenly the fanliko cloud began to close at the top and swayed back and forth like a giant in the agonies of gathering force and upon the cottages dotting the shores ofLake demolishing them as if they were made of cardboard and killing and maiming their According tothe testimony of thosewho witnessed the storm as it first gathered in the vicinity of Snail several miles northwest of Lake Gervais and about eight miles from it first began its work of destruction about three miles from the Schurmcier and Goodcot tages by demolishing a barn and several After this it seemed to bound into the striking the earth again near the hamlet of Little where the first serious damage was Again it skipped a space of about a liiilo and once again lowered to the resumed its work of its fury culminating near the shore of Lake Ger where five deaths were Once again the storm seemed to bound into the air only to regain the earth half a mile further where the ruins of and the bruised inmates were left to bear witness to its Here its force seemed spent and as it proceeded eastward it assumed simply the nature of a high wind accompanied by a Hail as large as olives fell at White Bear Numbers of other cottages on the lakes were destroyed and several of the inmates injured but none besides the houses destroyed a number of barns and wind mills were blown No estimate can be made yet of the amount of damage done All sorts of rumors as to tho killed and in jured are flying A party of pleasure seekers are known to have been out in a boat near Little Canada before the storm came up arid they are reported It is also reported that several scats left the near the Schurmeir residences before the storm and not one iad This acks The list of killed and injured so far as oiown is as follows Georke paying First Na tional Paul millioraire of Paul Schurmier Peter Gusien John Goschke John Mullaney and family of four children Charles Schur George Carrie Charles Clark Joseph Ber John Charles Hast Nellie Gussio George Hub Hub Schurmier a lady name unknown Simon Hay Good Charles Texas corge of The sights about Lake ervais are The sites of the Good and Schurmier cottages were marked only by their while the ground for a radious of an acre or more is strewn with debris of all Near the cellar of the Schurmier house lies twenty eet of cast iron pipe which was literally torn from the While on the shores of the fully a hundred feet is the piano which formerly stood n the parlor of tho Huge some of them three and onehalf feet in diameter haue been broken off close to tho and arc scattered in all di Chickens without feathers on them litter the ground and articles of wearing apparel are to be seen sticking n trees and bushes half a mile In the swamp near the Lake Shore are a number of splintersaud boards sticking bolt upright like stalks of All along the road from Gervais to Vaduais the houses have been more or ess some have half the ihinglcs torn of the others chimneys blown down and others whole sections of buildings carried Nearly all the houses and hotels in the vicinity have been turned At Paul Melletts at Little arc Moses his wife and three of whom arc seriously At Kohlmanns hotel are Minnie Micss and Joseph Miss Mciss is suffering intentely from a wound in her make by an iron which was driven almost through her and her recovery is A cainpingjparty was on the southeast shore of Lake they ran from their tents and sought shelter of the overhanging bank just in time to save The tent and all its con tents were swept into the JOHX SCHUItSIEHtS Schurmeir has recovered sufficiently to bo able to relate he knows concerning the They had noticed the storm breaking and as it came upon them he had risen to close window which the storm had blown Tho next thing he knew he was whirled about in the air at a rapid On coming to his scnics ho found ilmself near the edge of the taking his way up from tho lake 10 came across the remains of his and afterwards those of his He does not know anything of those in tho cottage with him after he lad risen to A NARROW The Experience or and of July and of were out at Kohl inans lake during the storm yesterday and had a narrow escape from Konalds story is as follows My wife and I drove out there about three oclock we took a boat and went out ishingon tho lake and half an hour atef we saw the storm coming up but thought itwould pass north of I Hilled toward the and lubt landed when the storm IVo ran Into Holmans hotel and no sooner than the one lundrcd feet was swept away and he boat house turned completely The water in the lake was raised to a spray twenty feet r should The hotel had over one hundredpeople nside and they badly frightened some were crying others were pray The edge of the stormpassed with n fifty feet of the north side lake where there are five or six were all swept awayjJTor half lasted aarrago sorts were use and a smallsteam tug which had ashore floated and sent across the I saw fourteen peoplewho badly hurt W Terrell and Miss Potts and Misslou Burke and Miss John man and all of camping on shorfyf lake had a narrow escape from being blown into the Make TheWindhoek tent and horse and buggyand hurled them into the V A DESOLATE The Associated Press Reporter Visits the 1 Site ofthe VTC an early hour this morning a special train bore tho correspondent of the Associated Press from Paul to the Edgertonstrcet was followed as far as it went when tho main country road that leads to the devastated region was struck and followed to tho desolate No sign of the terrible havoc was visible until tho top of a hill overlooking the little valley tHero outbuilding and barns tercd around in a most demoralized1 con No one hurt at this Passing thisand going a quarter of a mile north tho whole scene of destruction lay spread before the Along the shore at the point and crossed the italic tho houses of Schurmeier and and others All these build ings with their fences and outhouses were utterly demolished leaving no sign of existence In the lake were the bodies of four horses floating amid heaps of boards and loose house There probably will be found the bodies of the missing as they could not bo found in the stacked up boards aud furniture on Tho ground about these houses has the at a of hav ing been gone over with a plow while from this point on to Goetzkes trees are blown down in vast numbers and laid A FEAKPDL The Inmates the ill the Midst of the July who was an inmate of tlioGood cottage which was destroyed at Lake tells this following graphic story All of our family were in the house waiting upon Wo no ticed the storm approaching and some of the household suggested that we get into the The storin looked as if it was coming down right ou the houses of Schurraeier aud My husband and I were standing at tho window while tho scattered around the house and all suggesting soinoiplace of After a few moments tho great spinning cloud reached the center of the lake I saw tho water divide and overflow the banks some forty feet As papa was looking out of tho door he saw that tho trees near the Mullanch were swept away and then our barn was thrown broadsideagainst the Just this timo my husband threw me bodily down tho cellar stairs and I landed in a potato Then he threw Miss King and McPherson jumped My husband then jumped down and call to the other to The build ing was crushed upon us and then portions of it were trees were jlown by and a huge ice chest fell into hc cellar and us all As we lay here in painful refuge wo heard Schurmelor house which was about if teen feet away from our crash and scatter things in all For if teen minutes the timbers and furni of both houses were hurled about Jie sides of the After our re lease from the collarwe began looking for tho members of the We found them scattered Minnie lay in the road with her lead cut and her mouth bleeding badly her who was pinned under a tree was hurt While I was dashing through the mud I ran across the jody of George dead and mangled n the His wife was buried be neath the wreck hurtquite Hastings arid daughter Stella were badly bruised and the latter will lose tho sight of an A Sunta Fe July Santa Fe express was derailed this morning at Dodge Fireman Otis and a tramp were The were severely shaken but none were seriously A fatal Ilrtdee July of 3es an expert in tho employ of a cornplantcr while crossing tho Hast DCS Moines bridge at Dakota this fell with thrashing machine into the twentyfive feet He is ter ribly lliirglarg at Special to The HawkEycJ Juty town is jreatly excited over a bold robbery vhich ocburrcd at the postoffico and store of Arthison got in and took a quantity of and wore in tho act of Irilling a hole in the safe when a who lives above the iwoke fired several shots atthe but without The men are supposed to be The Reaper to The July funeral of Lane was held this after the Masonic fraternity Members of neighboring lodges were July a veil known citizen of this died rather suddenly yesterday Syrnp of Produced from the laxative and nutri tious juice of California cqmbined vith tho medicinal virtues of plants mown to be tho mostbeneficial to tho mman acts on the kid liver and effectually cleansing the dispelling colds and curing habitual con lleat and Special to The HawkEyeJ July heat is full 103 in the North Han cock county got a fair rain Saturday night but other portions of tho county arc almost burned up with In July democratic convention of tho First congressional district this morning nominated assistant United States district candidate in opposition to Congressman Foand Special to Tho HawKEyeJ July Wil son of this was found dead on the railroad near Abingdon yes terday Ho was about twenty rears It is thought ho fell from the train while going from one carlo Kailrpad Ottlceg July building occupied by the general offices of the Texas and Pacific railroad and an adjoin ng were destroyed by f fire this entailing aloss of ully i War With July gov srnment today Issued a proclamation de ilaring the country alongjthis thusiasm The Youns Man rSpecial to The dacious attempt at fraud has pired victim is Patience and noted throughout section her princely the application of Charles her a banker of was declared unsound mind of this was appointed tem porary He immediatelyfiled papers in a suit againt of a sister of Newcomb and George her grandsonand his The defandants came here in May and have since resided with the old lady and by undue duced her to lurn over to property valued atover STATE Officers for the Coming YearElectcd ut r Spirit Special to The HOTEL Spirit July the seventh annual meeting the Iowa State Ameteur Bowing asso ciation the following officers were elected Hanne Cedar Capids vice nOttumwa secretary and Davenport Dubuque Council Bluffs members of the executive ONE HUNDRED AND PffTr Almost 1atitl Termination of a Sunday Picnic at Iowa IOWA July hun dred and fifty women and children at a church picnic at north of Iowa were prostrated yesterday with serious symptoms of poisoning caused by using water from an abandoned Physicians were summoned and administered remedies and in a few hours the patients no case be ing Columbian Special to THE DES July The executive council this afternoon appointed tho fol lowing as commissioners to the Colum bian as per the act passed by the last general assembly First dis Edward of Keokuk second of Clin ton third of Cedar Falls fourth exGovernor William of Clermont fifth James of Tracr sixth of Montezuma seventh Henry of DCS Moiiies eighth of Cliariton ninth of Guthric tenth John of Dodge elev enth of Politically viz those in the sixth and ninth dis tricts are the balance are Brewers Fines Soon the prohibition law was passed the Bowman brewery in this city was the proprietors began ship ping their beer fighting against the enforcement of the until fines aggregating and costs were piled up against Governor Boies has just remitted their lines on the ground that they were imposed for acts which were not a violation of the law as Inter preted by the supreme A Itaby Terribly July oneyear old son of residing six miles cast of was horriblyj scalded His elder sister was stirring a kettle of rice when tho little fellow pulled it off the hearth of the stove aridscalded his side Skin and flesh pulled off the fingers and aud the face was badly The sisters hand was also bad ly Congressman Strubles DES July defeat of Congressman Struble for renomiriation in the eleventh district was not especially as the George Per who received the nomination at Lo had declared himself not a It is said that Con gressman Strubles exSpeaker of Tama is almost cer tain of the nomination by tho republi cans of theiifth Special to The DES July evening Coggeshall was drowned in tho Dos Moincs river while The young man is about highly re spected and gave good promise of future lie got beyond his depth and not being able to swim was soon drowned notwithstanding the heroic efforts of his companions to save Postal and Telegraph Special to tho DES July executive council meeting today of tho state board of equalization completed the assessment of the telephone and telegraph lines in The figures will remain the same as last except in tho case of tho postal which suffers a slight ad A Keport July report that an epidemic of typhoid fever is rag ing among tho inmates and attendants at the asylum is said to be It is said by Superintendent Lewellen that there not a single case or any symptoms of typhoid fever in tho r Hundred July death is announced of Martha aged 100 She was married in and was a widow from 1S42 until her She saw the first steamboat on the Hud Four eight grandchildren and eleven greatgrandchildren survive Special to The HawkEyeJ July of a water famine exists Hardly a bucket full can bo obtained for drinking purposes and farmers x are driving their block three and five xmiles to the river for Fined Heavily for DES July Bishop fined Cole 5500 andorderedhis commitment In the county jail days for contempt of court in violating an injunction restraining him from sell ing Intoxicating 1 The Ileat in Keoku July At three oclock this afternoon at fho signal service registered dred and four tho since the service was establishedherelitf Tiro Yonng If en Droirned at Cent ral TheiRepuZ 7icons Central City special people of and thefBevb JohnDavisof exercises playaof PROTESTAGAINST THE MKINLET SheffiedBnU garli for E five thousand peoples today participated tha mass meeting at Sheffield to protest against The meeHngJwas called by tha mayor in respons over two thou a Speeches were made declaring In viewof the factHhat Great Britain freS to the mannfacturedpfoducts and foods of the j United it was unjust and unfair that she should a prac tically prohibitory tariff upon goods from other Resolutions were passed urging government to take immedi ate in tho and declaring that unless a reciprocal arrangement could be made the government retaliatory placing duties ou imports ofi every kind from tho United Much anxiety is f elthere over the conS dition of affairs in the The signifi cant statement of Count the ambassador to that he feared the riots in Erzeronm would en tail on Russia and is regarded as the prelude to kind of Russian There is a gen eral protest against the payment of taxes in where officials amass great wealth by the open1 plunder of the people and violent resistance may break out at any Bulgaria Is practically without a prince and Premier Stambouloff carries on the government with an Iron The who are strongly are almost ripe for revolt and are favorable to a confed eration of the Balkan including provinces now under Turkish The Russian party is also in the ascendant in and in the event of war Russia could count on half a million of men from among the southern Em peror Williams forthcoming visit to the czar may result in a peaceful settlement of the Balkan but little hope of lasting peace is entertained in The difficulty over the chief command of the British which has worried the Salisbury ministry for some has been bridged over for the prebont by an agreement to send Lord Wolseley to Ireland as commander of the Sir Redvcrs Buller will take Wolseleys place ab adjutant general and the old duke of Cambridge will con tinue to draw his pay com while some one else does the considerably hampered by the dukes favoritism arid This arrangement will have a very bad effect on the and especially upon the younger It is all the work of the queen jvhose nepotism is Cambridge is a dull without the slightest ap proach to military He never fought a real battle in his and came ingloriously out the preliminary skirmishes of the using a fall from his horse as an excuse for going to the The radicals will make good use of this in the next electoral Wolseley is an Irish strongly op posed to home but an of Irishmen in the British serv A QUEER Alatle of the Skin of a Snake That Saved the Wearers July It may be of inter est to the inhabitants of dudedom to know that there is a new and decidedly unique style of necktie in Its who is also the designer and man ufacturer is to be seen occasionally in the rotunda of the Grand Pacific Ho came from and his which since his arrival has attracted con siderable is a product of that Brown in color is this about an inch and a half and at a casual glance looks like a strip from an alliga tor hide but it There Is no dia mond pin for nor any manu factured In Place of one is a dullcolored not quite so large as a When a group of ac quaintances had examined the tie to their satisfaction last evening and gdessed its nature until their judgments and Imaginations were the wearer informed them that the tie was tho dried skin of a rattlesnake and the ornament one of its You I see surprised that I should wear such a thing at my ho con But when you know that to the snake that inhabited this skin I owe my life you will agree that my notion is not so incomprehensible after It was five years ago this summer that the event I was hunting in the moun tains at after tramping about from daylight till late in the after 1 found that I was lost und com pletely tired there was no hope of getting home that so I built a ate my and knowing that fatigued as I it would be im possible to keep awake I wasted no time in but collected a lot of fire lay down and went to How long I slept I dont but I remem I awoke slowly with a heavy feeling on my Too tired to turn and thinking the feeling due to my heavy I was about to drop off again to sleep when I felt a hand grip my Opening my I saw kneeling beside one hand holding me down and the other with a long bowie knife in it above an As the Indian saw looking at he hissed White spy no catch Red If ho he kill Red But Red Knife catch white spy and kill There was no mistaking the look in the eyes of tU it as ho mentioned his name I knew to bo a muchwanted murdnrnr who had killed several farmers Iluuiboldt The look meant as he moved to strife i me more squarely the heart I injured and closed my At the tirau the weight on my body spr nt tiff tlu Indian gave a yell of rage an 1 1 opiuod my eyes just In time to see make i over the ground with 1 disappear in the I frfimnff TO my feet grabbing my followed to get a shot at But frequent break a twig ra hib general where I couldnt s c so I fired both barrels fn only the re sult of making him his re turned to the fire J lound tlet within two feet of where I titd been shooting lay a beheaded It was tho snake coiled oa my had first awakened Had I then moved it would have bitten It waKproba bly asleep when the Indian took hold of my and awakened as r had bitten the hand of tic Indian as he moved It to get a b tier that bite staid the knife wall aware of of the the murderer instinctively swept hiartutJ to ward the luckib fciUlntt tho rep an I then ran for Tdidnt sleep any more that But I killed time by skinniny tho and when I honwA next SjSSr i f r important manleil From Spain in Return Free Import of Frye Bright foot amputatfoarattuefdnlc faithful einDloyeCwT V ofAthc asked an interestng f i posseset ontforjhim at antt two miles night they cameacross a ca they found dead J Tli received Secretary Blaine which attenttoa to theCproscrlptlve Spain CubaiThese make the cost In the raarketatleast counting the Shipping price in NeV York atfjgitsa per Otheri articles American growth are likewise taxed by point says Secretary will seriously Injure the shipping rateswhlch are still hands if not It certainly bea very extraordinary policy on part of our government fust atthis timeto open our market without charge6f duty to the enormous crops ofsugar raised on the two Spanish and KIca with nearly or onehalf the sugar we and we are far larger consumers than any other nation in the To give a free market to this immense product of the plantations at the moment that Spain is excluding the products of Amer ican farmb from her be a policy as unprecedented as it would be Our trade American re publics as well as with the rest of the India islands has been for many years in the most unsatisfactory The aggregate balance of trade withalLIatia America is heavily against A single illustration will Since we re pealed the duty on coffee in we have imported products of Brazil to the extent of and have sold to her only of our own pro The we have paid ia gold or Its equivalent and Brazil has expended this vast sum in the markets of You readily see how different the results would have been if in return for the free admission of Brazilian coffee in our markets we would have exacted the free admission of cer tain products of the United States in the pularly as thesiuou n was decided by Howls if In the suit ot Theodoie the board of the city ot Indlanapb e court luesting the ight in tho lower grades bCi the pal Judge Howland i rman nntstbe taught J that theischoi nmUsioners havo tvers in the premises and cannog the teaching of the languagesii the lower grades ot the pnblicj r Dreary Outlook VAXSAS July dispute from Kansas he Condition of the com growsswors T by El otwinds yesterday d causing great ose sections of the state d no In sonic the fai about given up oti iting any crops at At besfcSt iomore than well manjrsec ns thefarmers are ring they will have Wn Special tothe July ti which was capsized In stor Lake Pepin where so many lives wen t was simply an unwieldy rafter am s been engaged in towing for She was to have irted with a raft the day following thejj and the steamer Lnella is rformingr that Old river f that the Sea Wing was top heavT Rcfatlng Spoclol to The HawkEycJ July M ur justice of the peace of this and a memberof the highly Gordon was fn Carthage tov y getting letters and affidavits it there never was a Charles and that A mass of lony will be forwarded in the matter Dill Not Adopt the July of western after a long S n failed to adopt thecommit s report on the adjustment of m the Missouri river and The ain rates from and Finally a new committee pointed to eonsiderthe whole matter ANew July and Gamble with a capital composed of XewTTorkand icinnati organized to ture filed icles TOTED FOE Brazilian To repeat this error blockcd the icheme with bugar to an amount three times as large as with coffee will close all oppor tunity to establish reciprocity of trade with latinAmerica The charge against the protective policy which has injured it most is that its benefits go wholly to the mannfac and not at all to the You and I well know this is not but still it is the most plausible the most hurtful aagument made by the free Here is an op portunity where the farmer can be bene richly Here is an opportunity for the republican congress to open the markets of forty millions of people to the products of the American Shall we seize the or shall we throw it away I do not doubt that in many respects the tariff bill pending in the senate is a just measure and that most of its provisions are in accordance with the wise policy of but there is not a or a linej in the en tire bill that will open a market for another bushel of wheat or another bar rel of It sugar is placed on the free list without exacting important trade concessions in we shall close the door for profitable reciprocity against I think you will llnd some valuable hints on this subject in the presidents brief message of June with as much practical wisdom as was ever stated in so short a Our foreign market for breadstuffs grows Great Britlan Is exert ing every nerve to secure her bread sup plies from India and the rapid expansion of the wheat area in Russia gives us a powerful compactor in the markets for It become to use every opportunity for the extension of our markets on both of the American With nearly one hundred million dollars worth of sugar seeking our markets every Wo shall prove ourselves most unskilled legislators if we do not secure a large field for the sale and consumption of our breadstnffs aud The late conference of the American republics proved the existence of a common desire for closer relations Our congress should take up the work where the international conference left Our field of commercial development and progress lies soute of us July CONGRESSIONAL The SundryCivil Service Bill Under Con WASinxGTOsy July senate took up the sundry civil service bill to Among the many amendments agreed to was one inserting for extending and repairing the vaultsan the treasury building and for constructing new vaults or safes The amendment to insert the item of establishing in Washington a LatinAmerican the site to be selected by the secretary of state and the bvildtng to be erected under his di rection and having been Vest opposed it as a part of the sentimental program to secure commerce with the South American It was nonsense to expect that a glamour could be thrown over the subject in the way of sentiment that would such I lf About toTravel or Besides there was now being erected a Sevoyagcrcannotbe provided with magnificent library building at a cost of and certain rooms in that Abunaant testimonsll i i t osc toprovc that it nuliuOS DQrttiiZ building might be dedicated to the pnrmucacesandthecltecSof 1ft posc indicated in the woncilcs the stomach to Hawley concurred Tt toiirfabt emtenmtt Gordons lahoi story is a ludicrous in Dramuier was With the From the New Yort typical knight of the gripsack was in a small town in western STew rk a while where a revival meet was in He had met aparty convivial friends during his d had what is popularly known as j d he drifted intoCj e revival meeting and took seat iu It was rather close in the and the warm air was condncfve The drummer yielded to the and after nodding little sank fhtS irofound and slept r eministerb rather long and The audience sung and e drummer slept Then the 1st began his and wound up fervid appeal with this request Will all of you who wanttogo heaven jase rise Svery one in the church except the epy drummer When ist asked them to be one of j thers In the same pew the sleeping accidentally brushed agamsc as he sat The drummer rubr d his partially heard e last portion ot the enangelistV re which was I want all of you who want to to hell to stand The drummer struggled a leaned cward and rose It in dazed sort of A of prebscd laugh he heard from borne of younger and an expression of rror he noticed onsome of the the older Steadying himself ainst the he looked at the is t and thcnsaid I dont know ly what wcrre voting but you to be in a hopeless EYE July Sth a little telegraphic m appeared in your paper to effect tt at tho Presbyterian church ice had taken steps to build a femalev legetobe located at this place at it of Will you kindly correct s Jignres We note that other papers copying the The buildingf en completed will cost g Texas Female a state insti1 J which will be conducted undeir auspices of the will be located in the center of re Sherman has now each cobting ove Also 5 o public school buildings erected at about section or a branch of the congressional stimony in its its protccttvot nAmprlpin uencc has most demon u in regions and Lsnot really that would lonj ment to that effect and appropriating nee have been Inno dis for the The amendSaerfraTeb its medial and preventattvi ment went over without fiSIn Srao Spooner moved to increase the jrich it Is the most popular specific iae limit of cost of the public building Milwaukee by agreed Soys on this it tir Having disposed of fif pages of the jgbt agreeable appetizer and nervinei it was laid aside tilt E snort snort Guano Islands was taken from dar and Also the house confidence should opening to settlement of They are scalgscl IVRandall military reservation in South Hie wit of eminent lawyers in Dakota with Bdern courts Is the man who the songyfjt July ISoxtoa has to have a bn was r congress from theagreatf territory ofUDaE kota several years asked meSfor AoneySslv ar   

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