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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - August 1, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                ESTABLISHED IE TAW IN THE nay Spent in Acting on Wumer to President Barillas at Guatemala City The company did not rest there but also filed particulars of the claim with the UnitedStates gov ernment at ons Matter of Personal Privilege Intlie TVIndom Prepar ing fertile Purchase tf Silver July lu the senate loday Frje stated thff river and harbor bill would be taken up Jiext The conference report ou the District of Co lumbia bill was agreed The tariff bill was then taken up and McPherson moved to make the rate on extracts of licorice four cents a the amend ment of the finance committee being to jednce it from six to five The usual political discussion in the course of which Aldrich said the Mills bill originally proposed a duty of Jour cents on licorice paste but when it was found the men engaged in that busi ness were democrats the rate was in creased to five Test Denied this UcPhersous motion was finally rejected by the usual party vote and the committee amendment was agreed McPherson wanted the duty on cas tor oil reduced from fifty to twentyfive cents per gallon but Plumb asked that it increased to eighty prcs and this was agreed The paragraph relating to opium was as recommended by the finance to make it read instead of per Paragraph 48 as to barytes was On rec ommendation the finance committee mak ing tbeduty on the unmanufactured arti cles one dollar per ton instead of two as in the house and on manufactured goods onefourth of a cent a pound in stead of seven dollars per McPherson continued to offer amendments to several other paragraphs but all were voted Some other committee amendments were agreed four pages of the bill having been disposed the senate THE to a Oueslion of Which tin Speaker July the house Dates of rising to a question of privilege offered a resolution for the in vestigation of charges of corruption against the members of the house con tained in a recent editorial in the Na tional of contended that the resolution did not present a question of The charge made in the editorial was Nothing dcfi aito was charged for one until somebody made a reasonable charge and showed ability to procure evidence that would tend to establish He thought the house owed it to its dignity and to the business of the country to pay no atten tion to of thought that if the house was to take cognizance of tills although practically it was no the resolution should be first tent to the of said it was generally understood that the speaker passed all bills in this tbe charge was an inferential one against the and as an amcricus curia he tbougbt the resolution should be adop of was opposed to dignifying the editorial by paying any attention to He denied the right of tho writer to make any charge in the name of the Farmers There were some members of the Farmers Al liance who wen demagogues and who were attempting to lead the alliance into politics outside of its legitimate sphere of They were trying to create the impression that all public men were corrupt and that they were the only virtuous men in the union and therefore should be put into After further discussion the speaker ruled that the resolution was not a priv ileged In doing so he said that the newspaper editorial was of the vaguest It made no except by inference it made no statement upon which anybody could be expected to predicate a belief or The house sustained the decision of the an appeal having been taken by Tbe house then went into committee of tbc whole on the senate amendments to the sundry civil appropriation The senate irrigation amendment was finally nonconcurred The commit tee then rose and the house GENERAL WASHINGTON LCitv tcnderftreosury notes all SftpDDABrnr of thelattce trcst legal the free coinagebf silfer arereported to 5 twdlron A SEWSPAPEES The Oiualia Bopuullcan at Com pelled to Go to tlie July Omaha which has been running a daily edition since has suspended No paper was issued this The proprietor has mortgaged all the material and the press but the deficit was so large and constant ly increasing that he was finally com pelled to Several thousand dollars are due the employes who have begun attachment The creditors for material are also preparing to enter Tho secured and miscellaneous claims amount to over and the assets are less than TEXAS SOLDIEH They Are All Kiglit and Send an Exhibit of Texas FroductH to July State Travelers1 Protective has made application for a special day at the Texas state Their day will be ignated and an invitation will be sent to the national association to attend at the same Special rates will be given on all railways Tho Grand Army or ganization in this state today forwarded a carload of Texas products for exhibi tion iii the horticulturalTiallatBbsUm dur ing tho The Grand Army of Texas arc prepared to testify that it is free from political laud mortgages and Innes celebra ted thirteenth regiment band lias been engaged for the SINS AND The Constitutionalv Amendment Adopted at Crafts of Monkeying With the Site Ques Park ISondg Scheme An Attempted Train July Santa Fe train from the south due here at last night was held up by four men three miles southeast of One juan slopped the train with a red lantern and as it stopped three men began firing at the hitting him twice in tho hand and The fireman received a severe wound in the The engineer put on steam and ran the train to Trini Officers are hunting through the mountains for the Murdered for July Mc Crary until recently night watchman at the Louis this morning shot and mortally wounded Annie a pretty servant girl with whom he was in The girl did not return his love and this made the man After the shooting McCrary attempted twice to take his lie was placed under A Fatal Duel In July a local and a brother of exCongressman fought a duel on the street to Stoddard was instantly killed and Money badly The trouble grew out of tho charges of corruption made against the city llanged for LIVE July Stew art colored was hanged hero today for the murder of Uawkins about two years Two aiore llodlcs July additional bodies of the victims of the steamer col lision were recovered today and identified as those of Willie Uaas and Maggie El Laura Wooden who was on the ill fated and who has been missing returned today all The police were at once informed and the work of dredging for her body was promptly All the missing have now been accounted The number of deaths now known to have resulted from the accident is IHul IteprcKeutativcs In Regarding the Census uly delegation representing the city of Paul had a conference with the secretary of the in toriortoday in regard to the proposed re count of the population of that The matter was informally for a short time when the conference as ad journcil until Preparing for tiie iurchaso of July of tlic treasury Windom has taken the first step toward giving effect to the last sil ver act by the preparation of a circular announcing that on and after the thir teenth of August offers for the sale of silver bullion to the covcrnment will be received on Wednesdays and Fridays of each Various condi tions are Aa July Gill of has been appointed u member of the board of pension MUST KEEP OUT OP BEHEING Wrecked tiy u ural Gas July natural gas explosion at last wrecked Peters paper mill and seriously injured a The loss is Ran Down a NKW July steamer Obdam from Rotterdam today reported that she ran down a French fishing schooner oft Xew Foundlaud in a Four of tho schooners crew were The Johnstown July local pa per prints what purports to be a correct list of those lost in the great The number is given at Thought nls Wife July miah a woodchopper living in a lonely cabin on Xorth eight miles southeast of this shot and mortally wounded his wife yesterday and then killed Miller accused his wife of She has always borne a good character and it is said her hus bands accusations against her were ab solutely Governor Mfcr and Staff Will July Fifcr has positively agreed to attend the grand triennial cantonment of the Pa A British Schooner Wanted Jfot to Knter the American Vessel July has been received here of the seizure of the Seattle schooner George White by the United States customs ugent at Ouna The like the Hattie neglected to keep a copy of her bond filed that she would not take firearms into The Victoria schooner Ariel is reported to have been boarded by the cutter Eusli and warned to keep out of Uehring a copy of a formal proclamation thereon being given to the This it is contradicts the belief that tho policy of 1SSC will be pursued this season by the united THE BLTTHE WILL July Chicago delegation which has been against the Lake FrontJackson park site for the Worlds Fair and which was supposed last night to majority of the judiciary received an other set this morning when the subcommitteeXreport in favor of strik ing out tho section providing for the issue of of park bonds was re jected by a ote of twelve to thirteen and the minority report to add a clause to the section provide that the ques tion of issuing bonds shall first bo sub mitted to a vote of the people of the park was then The section was also amended so as to provide that the amount of bonds should be instead of In the the judiciary committee reported back the worlds fair which was taken up and read a second time and most of the amendments the judiciary committee An amend montproviding for thQ enforcement of the eight hour law among the laborers on buildings and that none but citizens of the United States should be ras finally Adopted in spite of the warn ing of one of the members that the adoption of this clause meant the turning over of the worlds fair to walking dele and that in case hell would be to This speech was made by of who has always been a bitter opponent of what he deems labor dema gogueryThe debate on the matter was a lengthy and exciting of Douglass White of and Coeh qucnne of being among the most vigorous opponents of the amend It was by a vote of 114 to As amended by of before its adoption it provides that any violation of the eighthour sec tion by the directors or officers of the exposition shall be deemed a misdemean punishable by a fine of not more than At the afternoon session the house question recurred on the adoption of the committee report recommending that the amount of park bonds to bo issued in ad dition to the of five millions bo limited to one instead of two The fight of West Siders was at once resumed and Shott moved that the whole section be stricken This precipitated a lengthy and at times a very acrimonious in the course of t which Crafts attacked Alderman of saying he had come here as a spectator who has haunted the recorders office in Chicago for months past getting the names of holders of real estate of every place within a mile of Jackson park so he might get options upon Crafts insinuated further that Kerr had been dictating to the speaker and that at his beck and call the gentleman arc recognized on the Speaker Cochran responded sharply and Crafts withdrew his Stokopf made a very effective speech In support of the bond section and rebuked Crafts for his assault upon of Iloppin and others opposed tho striking out of the section and the to strke out was finally to The sec tion was then amended to make the amount of park bonds five hundred thousand dollars instead of two the question of issuing them to be sub mitted to a vote of the and in this form was An amendment by Hunter was also adopted providing that the eight hour section should not apply to exhibitors at the worlds fair and by a unanimous vote the bill was ordered to a third and the house In the senate McMillan pre sented a petition signed by five thousand citizens of tho West Side of protesting against the location of the worlds fair at Jackson Park and asking that the proceeds of the bonds be not ex pended over four miles from the center of Many reasons are set the chief one being that selfish speculators desire the location at Jackson Park for the benefit of a small After considerable discussion it was placed on After notice was received from the house of its refusal to recede from the amendment of the constitu tional amendment another conference committee was and in a short time reported that the ob noxious If at had been stricken The report was then adopted and the senate The as finally pro vides for the submission to a vote in the state at the next election for members of the general assembly of the proposition to amend the ninth article of the consti tution by adding a section authorizing Chicago to issue the live million dollars bonds for the purposes set It is provided that any indebtedness so created shall bo paid by the city of Chicago A vigorous war will be waged in notes all money the free coinagebf railroads be operated Jn tho interest of the people the eighthour law to permit the farmer to deduct his mortgage his graded income tax govern ment loans to the people on real estate security Australian tern tho homestead exemption the valu of SljOOOoa improved and per sonal propsrty the reduction of the sal aries of all public officers to an econom basis the election of tho president and senators by a direct vote of the peo The following ticket was nominated Eugene lielden lieutenant McGregor secretary of Adams state Henry Ulackman state Graham attorney Ellis superintendent of public Zitler justice of the supreme Ollrien UNSATISFIED Laborers on Jfew York Public Schools Ordered NEW July general striKe was ordered this morning of the men employed ou all public schools now being About men arc out of work and there is serious doubt whether the public schools will be able to open ou September The Tube Works Strike July strike at the National Tube Works at was settled at a confer ence this afternoon and the men will re turn to work The strike affected four thousaud Gladstones on athe4 Vatican Touching ou a Very Sore Jiiter Terence In Irish Affairs Making a Common Cause forParnell Hen and Bister Cloakmakers Victorious in July being out for fourteen weeks the strike of the cloakmakers here ended In a victory for the laboring A Sailors Strike to be J uly afternoon paper says tomorrow morning will inaugurate a sailors involving every specie of sailing craft on the The prospective strike is due to tho demand ou the part of the Seamens union for an increase in wages and that every man on ship board under rank of tho captain shal be a member of tho has relieved which has recently over spread English politics by making a vig orous attack on the ministerial policy to ward the The secert mission of General Simmons to Home a few months ago was the lever used by the grand old man to stir things andhe did so In pretty lively The object of the mission ho to induce the pope to prop up the tottering and failing cause of the antiIrish This at tack hits the tory party to the sore spot It prides itself particularly on being the champion of prostestantism and its con tingent of eighteen supporters from Uls are a minority of the repre sentation from that among the strongest pope haters inthe The support of the Vatican could only be secured by concessions on the education which would drive thesejUlster tories into The Parnellites have already shown that they bitterly resent papal interference in Irish so that Lord while trying to strengthen his has been really providing a common ground for Paruell its and Ulster tories to stand upon and preparing the way for much dissatisfac tion in Engling Gladstone has not made a shrewder move for many years than that speech of TEE SALVADOKIAN IN TERROR OP PanicStricken Over Numerous July residents have their goods packed ready to move out at the slightest intimation of Citizens are suspicious of and armed men are patroling the streets to guard against women and children are In mortal expect ing at any moment to fly from their The town has about six hundred and all the principal build ings have been burned by man was arrested last night on In the lost fire three families escaped with their but lost all their SWEPT BY and of thelattce arereported to most plete1 and decisive overtheir cnemiessthatthe battleswere fought Juliapaithat against great numerical and victories WertCounted at Cottage City the Other CorrAOB July KAWK Tho day was windy when down for a bath in the briny a tipsy old wave he fought a and then oh teeth all did He pulled himself out right away pretty qntckr saying give lirst struck General Klras Turns Traitor anil Storms the LA July is reported that General who was recently re called from Honduras by the Salvador government to raise troops around Co jntequequeandjointhe main army operat ing against turned When he was supposed to be on his way to the frontier he turned back with a force of two thousand Indians toward the capitol and stormed the The lighting has been going on for two but no details are received as com munication is Rivas started a revolution against the Menendez gov ernment some mouths but was de He then lied to CHANCE FOR ANOTHER Lightning Strikes Down at Decree in Tnvor of an Illegitimate Child Who Iteccivcs SAX July orated Blythc will which has wen in the courts for over a year was settle Judge Coffey rendered a decision in favor of the Illegiti mate child of Thomas the de ceased awarding her the oulk of the estate consisting of houses and lands m tins city and other property w a total value of about four million dol lars triarch Militant in Chicago on the 7th of August He will be accom panied by Colonel his private Adjutant General Lieutenant Governor Eay and the gov ernors military Corn Damaged Iy Hot Winds in July dis patches from various points in western Kansas state the hot winds of tlic past three davs has materially reduced the al ready low condition of the crops in that part of the The winds literally cooked the corn until many fields will not yield a single This condition prevails along the Missouri Pacific from Concordia to the western The Northwestern Wheat July best authorities estimate the wheat crop of the present season in the Dakotas and MiniicsoUiat one hundred million The hot weather has nt done serious taking the country as a and harvest is now in The value of this crop to the northwest is estimated at at the Lumber Kates July Western Freight association arranged the lumber rates between Chicago and tho Missouri river today on the basis of fifteen cents for white pine and twentytwo cents for yellow The other rates will be taken up Excursion Tickets via to on account of the national encampment of the Grand Army of the on sale August 6 to good for return leaving Boston Au imst 13 to privilege of PI in fm senate tomorrow on the eight hour clause of the on the ground that it is a special legislation and unconstitu THE MODERN WOODMEN More Trouble With the OII1 July Modern Wood men of a mutual life insurance body with a membership of about forty chielly in this Ne Kansas and is having more trouble wjth its executive against whom suit is now pend to oust them from office for alleged Some days ago a bill was filed in the circuit court alleging the officers were seeking to evade the jurisdiction of the courts in this and that they had called a meeting to be held in Des August at which it was proposed to surrender the Illinois charter of tho body and establish its headquarters in and that the accused officers proppscd to books and papers of the corporation from The ISusiuess Portion of Ue business por tion of this village was swept by fire early this buildings being destroyed and sixteen families are Aid was sent from but arrived too late to be of ranch ser The losses amount to with an insurance of The fire started in a building occupied as a pool room and as all the buildings on that street were frame and a high gale was blowing the fire was soon beyond ThirtyEight Houses July in tho Hungarian district this afternoon de stroyed thirtyeight four hundred and fifty people They saved most of their Tho loss on houses will aggregate about Two Fast Stock Special to Tho July train of stock left here at S yesterday and arrived at Burlington at G a distance of miles in ten including Tina is a great stock country and lots of stock is run out of here to and our stock shippers seem to prefer tho Burlington and Kansas City The Kansas City is our road and we are glad to see this July Flournoy shipped seven cars of stock to Chicago via the and This stock left hero at and after picking up a full train of stock at arrived at Bur lingtun about a distance of 1T5 miles in nine including a de lav in picking up five cars The is all Matters at Correspondence of Tho July hay har vesting is about good rain is badly needed in Smith is having the old building next to John sons formerly occupied by Buck repaired and Berry is building an addition to his resi Adams is still very but child of and Frank Davis died Wednesday Beck and of were in tho city Morrison has returned of was on our streets We understand he is to bo a candidate for prosecuting Miss Lou Horniday is visiting in Bloom Croft was in Centerville Flora Sellers is visiting relatives in Kansas M Diffen bacher has returned from Clinkenbeard is in West is visiting in of is in Kodgcrs was in Centerville last of was in town Jennings was in Centerville Friday Jt STATE EXCAJIPMEXT KXIGUTS TEM August is to Tickets on sale August 17 to Good to return August 25 at one faro for the round MIXNTJAPOLIS EXPOSITION AXD MESNE SOTA STATE Minne August 2T to October Tickets on sale August 27 and Thurs A Iortnjrnese Xavnl Officer Saiil to Have Seized a British Vessel in July is an nounced here that a Portuguese uaval lieutenant named Continhs lias seized the British African Lake companys the James at Chi romo and has sent the crew to Quilimane for GENERAL FOREIGN Indications of NEW July dispatch here from Buenos Ayres today says Tel egraphic communication with Ayres via Galveston is Tho officials of the Mexican Telegraph com pany in this city say tho fact that this message came over the Transandine line is an indication that peace reigns throughout the Argentine Damage by BCEXOS July the insurrection here the ironclad which had joined the revolutionary bombarded the city for two Serious damage was done to many especially those in the vicinity of the Plaza One thousand per sons were killed and live thousand All Ouiet at Buenos July parliamentary secretary announced in the commons to day that the government received a dis patch from Buenos Ayres stating that everything was settling down and affairs were resuming their normal Street traffic in tho city has Disorders in Agricultural BUEXOS July continue in the agricultural The Great Southern Sosario railway was torn up in Traffic is The exchange is The gold premium is The Copper ItiuR July the actions brousht arising from the transac tionsof the copper Justice Day has held that the guarantee of the Comptoir DEscompte could not be enforced and has given judgment in favor of the Societe Des Mctaux in the actions brought for breach of amount ing to Archduchess Maria Valeria July marriage of Archduchess Maria second daughter and youngest child of the em peror and and Archduke Fran cis Salvator took place All the members ot tho imperial family were Conceded tho July is officially an nounced that the Prussian ministerof commerce has conceded most of the de mands of the miners delegates recently submitted to the including the eight hour the reinstatement of all strikers who were arbi tration in to which mining officials shall be amenable and abolition of farming Eight Men Killed In an July oc curred infthe Onser Fritz mine at Gel scnkirchen today in which eight men were killed and several DEMAND Tho Jachc Mail bteamslup Compan IWant From XEW July morning Paper states the Pacific Mail Steamship counsultinff with certain omcials high m luvv e made a aemand upon the republic of Guatemala lor indemnity for the illegal seizure of a portion of the cargo of the Colhna which was detained at ie port of Sau Jose De July The seizure included several hun ed stands of shipped from San final limit to September the round One fare Francisco and consigned 10 the Kepublic w A formal demand was sent A Reunion of Cliatsworth July call has been issued for a reunion of the survivors of the terrible Chatsnorth which occurred August The meeting will be held on the ertary of tho Syrup of Produced from the laxative and nutri tious juice of California combined the medicinal virtues of plants known to be the most beneficial to the human acts on the kid liver and effectually cleansing the dispelling colds and and curing habitual con Cream Java this On this showing Judge Tut hlll yesterday issued an was suppressed for service until forbidding the holding of the proposed meeting in Des Moincs and re straining the officers from removing the books and or copies of from the state a proposed also forbidding the suspension of any members prior to the regular meeting to be held in Spring November llth next Xorth Dakota GnAXD July the republican state convention this morn ing John of Grand was nominated for of for John Flitlie sec retary of and Spencer at torney Michigan Laborers and July were more than 2SO union greenback and Farmer Alliance delegates present whoa the convention was called to order this of was made chairman and a list of stand ing committees The conven tion adjourned until this afternoon to give the committee on platform time to prepare a declaration of principles for tho new industrial In the afternoon a platform was adop ted denouncing the republican and dem ocratic parties for criminal abuse of since the close of the civil war demanding the abolition of bank notes and the legaj days and Saturdays of each Also week of state All good to return Monday following datcof One fare for the round Sioux CITY Cons September 25 to October Tickets on sale September 24 to October Good to return October One fare for the round AXD PATEIArCHSMlLITAXT August 3 to Tickets on sale August 2 to Good to return August 7 to One fare for the round trip with SI added for ad NATIOXAL EXCAJIFMEXT August 10 to Tickets on sale August 0 to Good to return to destination not later than Au gust unless extended by tho joint agents of terminal lines at Mas One lowest firstclass fare for tho round JOWA Reg Cedar August 2 to 9 Fourth Cedar August 9 to 16 Sixth Spirit August 10 to Tickets on sale days before and days of v Good to return day following the close of en One fare for the round Tickets on sale to all summer and tourists points at 103 Jefferson Call and see The Dally Gold NEW July our f million three hundred thousand dollars in gold have ordered Europe X A rrench Military FupU Scclc states that a militarypupil while visiting relatives in was hand marched to the depot and put on a train and his host mulcted in the sum of fifty marks for failing to notify the authorities of tho presence of a French man in the A Kicc Famine in July from Japan by steamer today report dis orders at various parts of the empire over the high price of rice and the fam ine consequent On the Sado Islands there has been very serious riot ing and troops have been sent to tho Cholera cases are increasing and many deaths are To the Martyrs of July the funeral of victims of the Etienne mine disaster today some of the coffins were To the martyrs of labor and To the victims ofthe capitalist A number of socialists ber of deputies has voted two hundred thousand francs for tho families ot the The Cholera July cholera epi demic hero is showing no sign of abate The death from the disease er age eight Eiilin Has Severe July severe fighting at Masai and He defeated the negroes with great slaugh A Cardinal July Luigi Pal lotti is v i N Surprising r July the last six me a bath with the boys in Flint about the way it lirst Edwin who arrived with his mother and Miss Thurs day But he took a second round in the afternoon and liked it bet till Simpson gave him a duckiuV for which offense he refused consolation until Sherfey had ducked the though she has come to so far refuses to conform to the usages of Roman bathing On the she stood on the beach andipokcd fun at what she called the Iowa ballet When she does got in the water it will be her time and our Martin and Willie visited us two and we then counted eighteen BurlingtoHUns ou the veranda of Ocean enjoying the evening concert by the Fitchburg Our cottage fronts and the ocean is only about hundred and Bfty feet from the band and as there is a concert every we are having pleasant Assuming that the temperature at Bur lington has sufficiently coolilied to en able you to bear some cold I want to say that I hope I shall never be so foolish again as to come down here with out my winter We have slept every night under a a pair of woollen blankets and a and most of the time we an additional Yesterday we hadagood today it is and now we look for some warmer which will make the bathing a little more So soon we are done I wonder what wo are begun Already our little home comfort is and Sherfey and Miss Ruth left us this And let me whisper in your ear After a twelve days stay here they carry away sixteen pounds more Sherfey than they brought and the surplus was equitably distributed among Do you want any better proof of the pudding They went to the Isle of im pelled by a burning desire to see a new Kendall and mourn not without hope that they may return for another sixteen I want also to whisper it in your car that Miss Edith Bechtel and Miss Ruth Sherfey have already become quite ex pert in taming the fiery and un less Parsons and the other Burling ton boys work a little before must expect to take the dust from the wheels of these young ladies as they disappear down the Your correspondent has been seriously considering tackling one of the so ho hasnt found a street that seemed to him wide A drunkard is modest in his demands for compared with a beginner on a I saw one tho other morning whose efforts were more frantic than those of trying to It took the united efforts of two instructors to keep him from sweeping the street with his yellow and it looked as if he were doing his utmost to break away from them and run violently down a steep place into the The general health of the colonyis equal to three times a clam chowder for the truth ful Tell Little he may as well leave his cases at I know onlyone physician here who is trying to do any and he looks so thin I think of taking up a collection to buy him a or a clam Yours Grass The drouth is causing the fire depart ment an unusual amount ot trouble these The serious case was the one last night about midnight when the south bluff near the Burlington Lumber yards was discovered all ablaze and threatening damage to valu able It was found necessary to throw great quantities of water before tho lire which had gained considerable headway amongst the grass and brush could bo Another unnecessary call out to the northern suburbs yesterday came near causing the death of the horses obliged to draw the heavy up the hills in the heat of without turn in an alarm from the signal boxes as in the case of these gross a telephone message stating the nature of tho case would be much the better The department will always send a hose reel to take charge of grass fires and but in such cases the lad dertruck is useless and necessitates a great drain upon the strength of the People sending in alarms might well exercise a little judgment and thus the useless expenditure of strength and labor bo Storekeepers and others having keys to the alarm boxes should inquire the nature of the fire should notify the department by tele phone when the case will admit of it in stead of sending in a general alarm and turning out the whole department to quench a little grass Early last night the northern part of the city was brightly illuminated and the north wind blew a thick smoke into The pileof straw aed taken from cattle cars and dumped on the river front above the freight house became ignited and burned quite fiercely for some No alarm was sent in and no damage Assistant Postmaster ClarksonTto Keanme Editorial Management ol the Vfk Matters SOIEA July a married about thirtyfive of son of Horace was instantly killed here yesterday by a stroke of light Matt who was working by his received a now lies but will A peculiarity of the was that it passed straight throughVJthe branches ot a tree which stood five feet of where the men were working without striking the The path of the bolt is distinctly marked by scorched LAID TO Tin Funeral of the Lute Robert Speelatto THE HAwKEra July funeral of Robert Laid the famous Unitaian lecturer and was held at this place at an early hour this Tiutremalns came the six oclock train from his and were met at the train by a small company of friends of parly when the departed was a young and rising minister in the metho dlst chureh of this The pallbearers were Henry and The remains were taken directly to the and were followed by a short line of to Oak Dale There they were deposited in a grave which bad been dug between that of whose death occurred in and that of their son who oiid killed at three years The clerghman per formed the burial rites was Price Laird the son of the a prsminent Unitaian stationed at He was almost over come with emotion at thus being called upon to officiate at this ceremony at a spot so fraught with sad and the service was exceedingly touch The attendance of friends was small on account of the early hour and because no general announcement of the funeral had been AN IOWA History of the SoCalled Cane in Shelby July socalled cose of leprosy in Shelby county reported some days is John an emigrant from south Austria many years He has lived in Iowa number ol working on a railway section near Dubuque long enough to get a paid rip life policy for in the New York Life Insurance Moving to the western part of the state in advance o the building of the Paul am Milwaukee he bought farm of forty acres where his large family has reached The old man has had a great deal of trouble financially and fpi several months a cancerous ap pearing excressence has been growing 01 his left It has been treated will iodine and various other remedies fo some some physicians advising him to have a surgical operation performer upon and others advising not to hav anything of the but to give out ward some phy sicianshave concluded that it is a cos of leprosy and published and con sequcntly the old been quarau Other physicians pronounce i decided terms that it is not an the old man prizing his is abou to commence suit against the accusin physicians and thereby maintain h rights in patriotic Iowa SHALL BUT CLEVER Something New in the Devices Lsed t Secure 3Iouey on ISogns July of th cleverest bogus check swindles eve worked in Dubuque was played her Monday A clad in th attire of a laboring went into Wi sons grocery at a late ordered bill of groceries amounting to an directed them sent to a certain numbe He presented in payment a check fo SIS drawn on the Standard Lumber com stating he had been at work fi that having quit that nigh was given this check and that he neede the groceries for his family at The grocer gave him in cosh and the stranger Afew minutes later the check was found to be a clever for No clue conld be found to the ails two Iron staplesfsoin tlnv tie tale andTvoached provfi I aiiti Inaugurated arrestingthem under thej onssoi thenewjantttrampr were Tnes orning and each sentenced t6tendi bor on the eared the town of foe p pi A Special to The July earoldbay ManagerXutwo am Cawie by George and D Stout ot Dnbuqne aced the last half milo here today Horsemen predict that o a mile over this track within sh ays ia or Purchased a Coal Miningaluch Special toTheHawfcEjeJf DBS July lining company at this urchased an electric coal achine and put it in active afc The machines have beea fasu estlal operation in the this i le first one to be put up in Iowa An Undertaker July tndertaker of this was t fellow a windier claimed to have a dead child at purchased a burial casket for 310Jll ave Durfee a check forSiOand 10 Ia change When the check resented at the bank It was prom ply renounced En Favor of Editor COUXCIL July rats of this county yesterday of ternoonJJ elected delegates to the indlcfalrf nd congressional The conj ressional delegation is for proprietor of the Globe and exif ayor of Theconventio P held here August An argeant has organised a branch of armors Alliance There werent ourteen charter all represensf ative farmers of Sloan rst meeting of the new vill be held next Saturday Jfonr Special to The Jnly fire at L small town on the tapids and eight miles south ast of lost night burned four resiJ dences and three The vas Oats and Thresher Burned Special to The HawkEjeJ July Leachf vhile threshing oats at a farm about miles north of this place with a started a causing a loss of about four hundred bushels of oats andV hc 2foiaiiiated to Sncceetl July of was nominated for congress by the republi cans of the seventh district to succeeds who declined to asfc a renomina tion HAWKEYB r CLASKSON WILL Tl istaut Generat tt Re sume Etlitorial DBS July Clarkson is to return to Des Moincs and resume the managing editorship of the Before leaving for Washington he assured an intimate friend that thirty days more would find his official relations with the administration ended and that thereafter he would be in Des Moincs oc cupying his old Professor the present managing editor of the Berjtsto has resigned and last night turned in the last copy fronihis editorial It is understood that he wilt soon leave for where he will become associated with Leigh Hunt in some of the latters various enter MAT ROW AT inGuatemala between armies of from Dallas Correspondence of The July congress ional convention has come and gone and a few post masters and censtfs enumera tors have made their nominations and we republicans will haul oil our roll up our sleeves and wade Something has got to be Our senatorial convention for the 24th is called meet at Lomax on the llth for the purpose of nomi nating two candidatea for the lower house of our is an off year and some one has got to be left or As a rule machine politics ib the order ot the day these will and views of the masses are not But some must get there Eli or no Fall wheat has mostly been thrashed inthese parts and it is a good not withstanding the howlof the chronic grumbler about crops and all It is so very dry here that people have to drive their stock10 to oO miles and swim two largo creeks at and dont get enough to do them then Incurable Read the following says Was down with abccss of and friends and physicians pronounced mo an incurable Began taking Kings New Discovery for Consumption am now on my third and ableto oversee the work on my It finest medicine ever Jesse it r not been for Kings New Discovery for would have died oflung Was given up by Try Sample bottles free atHenrys f The Gate City Amoiigr the Conrsert for the Coiuing GaudanrHanlon July in stead of accepting challenge to a threemile scull race for to issued almost the same challenge to which the latter accepted for a naming several among them FOILEDBY Hrs attempted to shoot his wife promptly revolver away froi him and handed him over to the FEosi DETECTIVE STORK Edward of came insane from reading detective stories and was sent to the Pleasant tteEtAvwub eomesfrom Mason that hunters havesbefr gun the slaughter ot prairie and there will be but few left whenthe legitimate time comes to hunt Appanoose Monday morning Frank a coal was killed by a Milwaukee and Stf Paul He was Intoxicated went to sleep on the He leaves a wife and two FIXED FOK Monday ten persons were arrested andi fined from 55 to each for Four or Qve were boys under sixteen ani two were professional one having been just released from a jail sen tence for a similar A PECTTLLVU patient of thi insane hospital at who had been ailing with the dyspepsf died In his weri found two lead a tenpenny two wash onehalf of a whisk broom and several pine sticks six inches A BOYS CLOSE fonryi old son of Peter of Cen got hold of three morphine pills left by the doctor for his and lowed It was some Considerable difficulty experienced in keeping the little fello awake for quite a Smithvbf was kicked ia the face by a cutting a gash three inches to the left and over the left The brldi of nose has been broken twice befor by kicks in the same It is sui posed that the horse each time that it was a different John MCST AXSWEI Roc Island railroad has issued a circular it which it is stated that weeks all employes will be fun blanks upon which they will be to place to questions concerning their sobriety social charactei whether married or and other AH whose repot tioa is not good will be discharged MILE dependence Driving Park Associatlof claims to have the fastest mile trackic and offers In tho races from August 23 to li The classes closed with entries A Change in Kock Island Special to The July change in the officials of the Rock Island road took place here who has for the past fifteen years been train master of the Des Moines Valley resigned to take effect August He will go to Pittsburg as assistant general superintendent of the Pennsylvania rail assistant trainmaster of the Valley relieves found ii July Lucia picked up a floater in the river near Nauvoo this The floater was the body of a man about thirty years of dressed in u pair of blue jeans and a hickory Ho wore no coat and ap peared to be a laboring man It is thought that he was one of the men em ployed at Fort Madison a andthat he fell into the river and was Killed by the WEST Julyj westbound passenger train pulled out at yesterday morningv had stepped from the attempted to board it missed his fellunderthe and was instantly f esIdedInjRopk to whichpointlthejre mains were takenby which every stateand territory th union AxtelU Sunolj Trowu Hal and other celebrated hoc are expected to give exhibition ottfieJj speed during this OXTAIXTED A ter was received at the office ot thestatjf dairy commissioner other day fr of Germanyjf which he asks information concerning the dairy industry of the Hecon plains the butter that has shipp to him by dairymen ot other sta has been tainted from the soft wood in which it was and he dairy commissioners reeomme creamery man who packs his hardwood tubs or other rcceptaclesjtl will not affect the ttv f As ISTEKESTXSG Moines Capital contains thisirit summary benefits r Dieted on July bntefier city t made aj purchase proved one man a Sevastopol arrests tiontwenty seizuri a fight a rurii Thererseems heads and hearts thanr Ings Sbm bougktu ahafaS   

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