Burlington Hawk Eye, August 16, 1890

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - August 16, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.) BURLINGTON, IOWA, SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 16, 1890. (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK. IHE RIVER AND HARBOR BILL the Senate Begins Consideration of the Measure. A VIGOROUS POLICY. Hic Quorum Question In the House—The Indian Appropriation Bill—The Silver Purchase—General Washington News. by in?'- new The Direct Tax Bill umLYT'0T°N, A,,e- 15.—Caswell. of Wisconsin, to-day house an Tuesday. on Washington. Aug. Ll.—The senate, after transacting routine business this morning took up the river and harbor bill. Messrs. Edmunds and Hoar decided to have consideration of tin* tariff bill resumed and voted against the motion to take up the river and harbor bill. An amendment to insert a provision for the purchase <*f two canals from Kewanee bay to Portage lake and to Lake Superior and tin* works, lands and franchises connected therewith for $350,OOO was the first item that gave rise to discussion. Vest and Morgan stating objections to it. It was agreed to. Among other amendments reported by the committee on appropriations and agreed to the senate were the follow-inserting items of 8900,000 for locks and approaches at St. Marys falls. Michigan, and $400 for Hay lake channel, Michigan; reducing the appropriation for the Kaskaskia river. Illinois, from $8,500 to $0,000: increasing the appropriations for continuing the operations upon the reservoirs at the headwaters of the Mississippi river from 840,ooo to >80. OOO: amending the item of $500,000 for improving the Mississippi river from Minneapolis to the Des Moines rapid", by inserting a clause that 850,000 of that amount shall be expended between Chicago and St. Paul at the railroad bridge at St. Paul, and tile Washington avenue bridge at Minneapolis; striking out the provision for the Missouri river and substituting for it the following; improving the Missouri river from its mouth to Sioux City, Iowa. inclusive, embracing cilice, clerical, traveling and other expenses of the Missouri river commission, surveys of permanent beach marks and guages: nine hundred thousand dollars to be expended by the secretary of war in a systematic improvement of the river from its mouth up to Sioux City inclusive, according to the plans and specifications of the Missouri river commission; provided that in die discretion of the commission such portion of said sum as they may deem proper shall bo expended in the protection of harbors and localities on any part of the river within said limits: inserting the item 8350,OOH for improving the Missouri river between Port Benton and sioux City, with a provision for two ice harbors. Section four. giving the secretary of war authority to" require" alteration of railroad bridges over navigable waters when they are an obstruction to navigation, was (after some modifications) agreed to. Adjourned. THE HOUSE. Mr, leaker From New York Create!* a Little excitement. Washington. Aug. 15.—In the house after an unsuccessful effort made to secure the passage of the senate bill granting leaves of absence to per diem employes in the customs service, the house proceeded to the consideration of the conference report on the Indian appropriation bill. Mr. Cannon, of Illinois, criticized the report as being the most extraordinary one* which had ever been submitted during his experience in the house. The senate had agreed to the amendments aggregating >1.200,OOO. The house had non-coneurred in these amendments. Then tins strange thing happened. The conference report carried the full amount of the bill as it passed the house with the full amount of the senate amendments and si .'.eon more. The bill created a number of offices and increased a number of salaries. After considerable debate in which Springer moved to recommit the bill to the committee on Indian affairs, the conference report was agreed to. The house then resented the reconsideration of the Nut McKay bill, the question being on its reference to the committee on claims. This was rejected. Pending further consideration of the McKay bill, Cannon, by unanimous consent, called up the senate joint resolution providing that the unexpended balance of appropriation" for the aid of the Mississippi flood sufferers be used to aid the destitute persons in Oklahoma. After the ad' otion of an amendment providing that the money lie distributed under the direction of the secretary of war. the joint resolution was passed. A vote was then taken on the passage of the McKay bill which resulted: yeas 77. nays 50 -no quorum and a call of the house was ordered but failed to develope a quorum. Mr. Thomas. >f W isconsin, offered a resolution directing tin* sargeant-at-arm*' to arrest the absent members. Mr. Baker, of New York. created some little excitement by offering as a substitute therefor a resolution reciting an editoria appearing in the New York Nim of this morning, upon the declaration of Roger 1.1. Mills, of Texas, that "this (Washington) is no place for us. The campaign - on." Scarcely had the lurk began to read the preamble when he was interrupted by protests from both sides of the house. f Mr. Raker declined to accept the speaker's suggestion that he withdraw it, wit he finally withdrew the preamble. In spite of protests the resolution was read. It revokes all leave" of absence, except those granted for illness or to l*oger Q M ills and others employed like him in an ‘•educational campaign.'’ I Im speaker, disregarding entirely Ba-Ki'r's resolution, put tin* question on ritomas' resolution, and dilatory tactics were resorted to until five o'clock, when ’h" housi' took a recess, the evening ses-sion to be for the consideration of pri-tate pension hills. At the evening session one hundred and thirty-six private pension bills were passed and an adjournment taken until to-morrow. PROHIBITIONIST IN TROUBLE. He Lives in Washington, hut Wants to Run for Congress in Maryland. ^ a sit in 1. ton , Aug. 15. There is a a nous case hero just now. Mr. II. B. Moulton, of Washington, an attorney of "ome distinction, who is prominent in me Methodist church and the prohibition movement, had accepted the nomination for congress on the prohibition I Edict in one of the Maryland districts, bult has found that votes east for him egal because Mr. Moulton la I10t a resident of the state of Maryland. lo claims that ho is. and has made an affidavit to that effect. He bases 158oiaiui to citizenship in Maryland on nm fact that he owns a cottage on the Methodist camp-meeting grounds, about rn.rtv miles over the border, near AVash-ogton. but whether this will be accepted ^'•vUlence °f citizenship by the courts ^ the qu« Aion. Mr. Moulton never 'oted or registered in Maryland, and has ^or attempted to do so, and until he tad the honor of a prohibition nomina-■011 offered him he had regarded himself as a citizen of the District. Mr. Moulin Athenian who made affidavit that . eo-i resident Morton had established a 'n I :* new hotel, the Shoreham. id. presented in the amendment providing that j ,    ,    t^1<?    19th    inst., the t! U Gf ti l)r°eeed to the consideration of the senate direct tax bill, and at ! four o clock of that day the previous J question he considered as ordered on the I bill. and the pending amendment, if any 1 refined to tho committee on rules. The Election Bill's Prospects. Washington, Aug. 15.—It looks to-1 i ay u> though the election bill would be j taken up by the senate, but whether I pushed to a final is not yet determined. Secretary Blaine Prodding French Government the And Insisting There Shall be no Discrimination Against American Products—An Able Letter From Minister Reid. Washington, Aug. J5.—The president sent to the senate to-day. in compliance with a senate resolution, all correspondence not already submitted to congress touching efforts made by this government to secure the modification or repeal by the French government of its it ii - I ,    y“i- ueiermineu. repeal by the French government of its htitf alf ^ °(! . at^enatorQuay found decree of ISSI. prohibiting the im pertain..J"’ 1m 1 unable to pass His ad-! tion into France of American pork and stands thus: The French government I has persisted for nine years in an Inde- j Tensible act, discriminating especially i against United States commerce. Mean- ; while it complains of new laws by the I United States government far less severe I and in no way discriminating against j French commerce. Its complaints receive prompt and considerate attention and the friendly disposition thus shown evokes no recognition. It cannot be believed that with a full understanding of the case, the French government deliberately chooses that attitude. “Your excellency has been necessarily much preoccupied of late with other matters, but I cannot believe that when you come to give the ease full attention you can be satisfied with it. Now, therefore. I make my appeal to French friendliness, French justice and. may I add, to the enlightened sense of the French interests.” SHAVER’S SHARP SHOT. An Iowa Democratic Editor Exposes Some Party Secrets. The Slap Given the Farmers by the Democratic State Convention—The In-trlque Ol a Prominent Railway Lawyer—A Family Row. journment resolution last night, but it was not thought adv isable to lay out any program for the present, as it would cause additional.delay in the tariff debate. The fact is, nothing more has been definitely settled than on yesterday, except that the Quay resolution could not be carried, and the matter is left open to future developments. The Silver Purchase. Washington, Aug. 15.—The amount of silver offered to the treasury department to-day was seven hundred and four thousand ounces, of which four huddred and seventeen thousand ounces were accepted. The director of the mint refuses to give the price paid, hut it is known to be more than 81.14. The London quotations of silver to-day was 52 and New York equivalent $L14B>. The silver purchase to-day was for delivery at Philadelphia. San Francisco and New Orleans. As a result of the correspondence with Secretary Windom. it was announced this afternoon that to-day's offer for silver were at rates ranging from $1.14 to $1.15‘4. and the department accepted all offers at the prices below $1.15. It is now understood hereafter the same publicity will be given to government silver transactions as is now given to it" gold operations, CHARGED WITH MURDER. Motlier ami Son Arrested for Killing Barley Russell Near Monticello. IHI. Month kl1.0, HL. Aug. 15. Mrs. .John Holden and her son, Edward Holden, were arrested here to-day, charged with the murder of Harley Russell, who was waylaid and shot in June last while he was going home in a buggy, while sitting beside his wife. Albert Dunham, one of the persons arrested for the crime, has turned state's evidence, and his testimony is very damaging to Mrs. Holden, whom he heard make threats against the life of Harley Russell. She is alleged to have said. among other things, that Harley Russell had done enough to be waylaid, and that she was bound to get rid of him, and that if Edward did not shut him off she would. She also said that if she had half a ( hance Harley Russell would never see home that night. The theory is that she disguised herself in Dunham’s clothes, and either held the horse or did the shooting. She is a vindictive woman, and is said to be part Indian. The ease will come up for trial to-morrow before Judge X. M. Secrist. The whole party i* in the I’latt county jail. Mrs. Holden has threat-j ened Dunham if he should turn state's j evidence. DASTARDLY BUSINESS. A Partially Successful Attempt to Wreck a Passenger Train. Pn i "Ut KG, Aug. 15.—A dastardly attempt. was made last night, by putting ties on the track, to wreck the Atlantic City excursion train on the Baltimore and Ohio road, twenty miles from this city, where the road runs along the Youghi-ogheny river, thirty feet above the water. The attempt was partially successful and resulted in the demolition of the engine and the death of two engineers and ti tramp. Fortunately the passengers escaped with slight in.wries. Had the ears gone ovet the * mbankment pork kindred American products. in his letter of transmittal to the president, Acting Secretary Wharton, of the state department, says: “This correspondence discusses the important fact that the French government now practically places its exclusion of our pork products upon economic instead of sanitary grounds. As albs policy of exclusion is a measure for Inc protection of the domestic products of France is applied only to the United States, the department has not failed to protest against the discrimination as unjust.” In a letter from Reid to Secretary Blaine, dated June 28. 1889. in answer to a letter from the latter, already published. Reid says any steps taken towards ; calling the attention of the French gov-; eminent to the subject would seem iuop-; portune. Ile also says the French gov-I eminent rather favors the removal of the prohibition. On July 1>. acting Secretary Wharton wrote to Reid ap-I proving of his suggestion. A letter from W. ll. Franklin, commissioner general I of the United States at the Paris exposi-; tion, to Blaine, give the substance of an I interview between Reid and Franklin, j and Spullor. French minister of foreign : affairs, at which Spuller admitted that j the citizens of France did not believe tin* consumption of American pork by them I would injure the health of consumers. I Spuller added, however, there would be ; difficulty in having the prohibition re-| moved on account of the protectionist'" i feelings. j In response to an invitation given by Reid to inspect American pork products at the exposition, Spuller. November 20, I<89, sent a note, stating that, in the opinion of his colleagues, who had charge of the health department, tho inspection of meat shown in the exhibition would not have the importance which Reid's letter seemed K> give it, as the purity and quality of the meat already established by rewards would not prove that the mass of American hog products i" equally good. Included in the correspondence i* a letter from Blaine to Reid, enclosing a letter from the secretary of agriculture, giving a history of the "harsh and unreasonable restrictions.” to quote Blaine, "imposed by the governments of France, Germany and Great Britain against the importation of American live Animals and hog products.” In his letter, which is dated March IG, 1890, Blaine instructs Reid to express the hope to the French authorities that the French government “may now be prepared to extend equitable relief from unjust measures.” Blaine adds that the United States ministers to England and Germany had been instructed. Early in July last. Reid called on the French minister of foreign affairs and in a letter to Secretary Blaine, dated July ll, he says that, during the interview, Ribot continued as he had done on every similar occasion previously, that the agitation of the McKinley bill made any action on this point extremely difficult. Reid protested that France was the aggressor and should take the llrst step. A voluminous letter, dated July 3. was sent to Ribot by Reid. The American minister in this communication, endeavor to show Ribot the mistake France is making in excluding American hog. and quotes statistics to carry out hi" argument. He hints at a possible prohibion of French wines by the Fnited NEBRASKA DEMOCRATS. St ti I** reinvention at Omaha The Ticket ami Resolution**. Omaha, Aug. 15.—The democratic state convention adjourned at four o'clock this morning, after placing in nomination the following ticket:    Gov ernor. James E. Boyd, Omaha; lieutenant governor, Dr. Alex. Bear, Norfolk; secretary of state, Frank W. Sprague, Rushville; auditor. IL B. Waplquist, Hastings; treasurer, W. II. Cushing, Plattsmouth; altorney general, John G. Higgins, Grand Island: commissioner of public lands, J. liigler, Imperial; superintendent of instruction, C. I). Rake-straw. of Nebraska City. The platform reaffirms the declarations of the last national platform on the subject of the tariff. It says the democracy of Nebraska does not believe in tariffs upon the necessaries of life, and scouts as delusive and hypocritical the plan of aiding the farmers to pay off the ever increasing tax upon clothing. wool, tin plates and crockery and denounces the hypocrisy of the republican platform of this state in saying “we favor the revision of the tariif in the interestsof the producer and laborer” while the majority in the national house of representatives is gagging free speech in the interests of the manufacturers, out of whom “fat was fried” in I st;*. and for the purpose of passing the measure which fosters trusts, combinations and monopolies; which strangles commerce and destroys ship building: which increases taxes, while it reduces revenue; imposes additional burdens upon the laborer and farmer, while it confessedly fails to open the market for a single bushel of wheat or a single barrel of pork. The platform favors the organization of labor for its own protection; denounces the republican party for its gifts of more than one hundred and ninetv-five million acres of public domain to railroad corporations and sends greeting to Allen G. Thurman and his patriotic associates who redeemed seventy million acres of it for the people. It declares that the domain should be sacredly held for the actual settler and this party protests against alien land holding in the Fnited States. The Lodge hill is denounced as an attempt to revive sectional issues and place the ballot under control of partisan officers appointed for life. A liberal pension policy is called for aud the Australian ballot system is favored. Trust^ are denounced and the election of United States senators by the people are favored. The platform declares for the free coinage of silver and favors high license and local option in controlling the liquor iridic. LABOR SLAVE TRAFFIC. the catastrophe would havi been fright- i States owing to the growth of the wine ful. The motive for the deed cannot be surmised. Every effort will - be made to bring the culprits to justice The most plausible theorv advanced as to the motive o:    the    wreckers    is    that they intended to wreck the high ‘ hiss freight train that usually preceded the express. Northwestern Breeders* -Hare Meeting. Cine ago. Aug. 15.—The next trotting meeting of that well-known organiza-j tion, (Lh- Northwestern Breeders'associa-j tion, will be held at Washington Bark in this city, August I" to 23, inclusive. Preparations are being made to render it the most notable of met ting" vet, held by the society. The (lower of the young trotting stock, not only of the northwest but of the rest of the country also, will take part in the contests. The great' California filly. Senoia, will be trotted to j beat the record of Maud S. and Jack and Palo Alto will trot a match for $5,000. Arrangement" for redo >d rates have been made with all railroad". Poachers in Behring Sc.*. >\.n Ila nu KC o. Aug. 15. The captain of the steamer St. Paul, which arrived yesterday from Ounalaska, says Victoria poachers this year have secured 20,000 seal skins.    It i> reported at Ounalaska that •there were fifty-five poaching vessels at Sand Point on their way to Behring Sea. So far not a single attempt ha" been made to seize any of the vessels.    j Mrs. Henry K. Dixey Want* a Divorce. NKW VOUK. Aug. 15.—Mrs. Ida J. j Dixoy Int- instituted suit in the supreme I court for a-limited divorce from II. E. Dixoy. the comedian, on the ground of abandonment and non-support. The couple wore married on June 2, I", s. and have two children. Her complaint U"k" a separation from his bed and hoard and a suitable allowance for herself and children. (.lass Factory Combine. PiTTsiirno. Aug. 15.—lr i" stated on reliable authority that the preliminaries for the formation of a tableware glass factory combine in which, it is said, all but one of the fifty-four factories in this country are included, hav< been closed within the last forty-eight hours in this city.    _    ___ Fatal Collision on a Race Track. Lawson. Mo.. Aug. 15.—Eugene Arthur was killed and George Sweet fatally injured. The men were jockics and met their death in a collision on the track. Both their horses were permanently injured.    __ Shot Hi" Wife and Himself. Lincoln, Neb.. Aug. 15.—At North Platte last evening Ed. Newman shot and killed his wife and then suicided with the same weapon. The only cause known is that the woman went to a show the night previous against the wishes of her husband. ___    ________ Assaulted by a Tramp. Janesville, Ohio. Aug. 15.—Yesterday Miss Elhi Hewer, a respectable girl, was overpowered and criminally assaulted by a tramp. An armed posse is in pursuit, and if the tramp is caught probably be killed. GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS. Th*. \v. General Deficiency Appropriation Hill Reported to the Senate. em A?lIIXGTON- Aug. 15.—The senate t)WHUliee °n a!’Pfopriations to-day com-deflJ consideration of tho general do-LjH.0-’ appropriation bill and re-of m 10 ^‘e senate with the number tim aI1Gtuenls> which, with one execep-not largely increase the total of he will All headache succumbs to Hoffman s Harm- j less Headache powders, Co cents per box, at Henry's__________ John Ruskin Dying. London, Aug. 15.—John Ruskin, the • is rapidly sinking. He ; dur- I industry of this country, and refers to the effects such action would have on I France. On July ll. 1890, Ribot sent a note to Reid in which he said the difficulties in the way of removing the prohibition had not been attenuated by the measures which were finally passed or voted on by the house of representatives, “and which do not fail to raise just complaints on the part of the French government.'’ (Ribot referred to the tariff bill and customs administrative bill.) Reid, in a letter to Ribot. dated July 28. 1890, asks pardon for endeavoring to show that “this is a view of the situation which the facts do not warrant.” “The existing rule as to the exclusion of American pork has been modified,” says Mr. Reed in his letter, “not a step to that end so far as known has been taken." What evidence of good will, then, in this regard has France given, which the United States could be already expected to reciprocate? Besides there would appear lobe no similarity of a just relation of any kind between the two subjects which your excellency couples with the French exclusion of American pork and two American bills currently called “McKinley bills." nor is there any reason why the continuance of one should bn justified by your apprehensions as to the other". There is every reason from the history of such legislation in the past to believe if experience shows defects or injustice in the working of the American bills, they will be modified. The French decree in spite of argument and remonstrance, in spite even of proof that it does not do any good, has been tenaciously maintained unchanged for nine veals. The American biff" touch all countries with absolute impartiallity. rite French decree singles out tho United States from all other countries and prohibit it" production, alone, while similar products of the rest of the world are admitted.” The American bills make no charges against the quality of the product whose importation they regulate or tax. The French decree is based upon the indefensible charge that the American product excluded is unwholesome, although this charge has been repudiated by the French Academy of Medicine itself. and though this is prohibited and ‘unwholesome’ product da" recently been crowned by the highest prize of your own universal exposition. France is. and has been for nine years past, a persistent aggressor. It has absolutely prohibited the importation of the American product on indefensible charges. It "till maintains this prohibition in spite of the demonstration of the facts that nothing thereby is gained either for it" own consumers or its own producers, and the only appreciable effect is to do injustice to a century-old friend by openly discriminating against that friend in favor of Germany, Italy and England. After such a record, and in advance of the slightest known movement to amend it. how can France have reason to expect, as your excellency indicates, that its evidence of good will should now be reciprocated by the United States? Ho who seeks justice should first do justice. Much more should that nation which seeks friendly consideration for its merchants refrain first from injustice to merchants of the country appealed to. and from the defamation that country's products.” After calling attention to the offer from "Washington to modify the customs bill at the request of France in regard to Stories of Missionaries Regarding Hie Brutal Conduct of British Planters. London, Aug. 15.—Horrible accounts are received of the slave labor traffic by British planters in the South seas. The Presbyterian mission synod in the Next* Hebrides ha" passed a resolution in the effect that “the Kanaka labor traffic had to a large extent depopulated the New Hebrides and adjoining islands, upset family relations among the natives, and has been and is the cause of much sorrow, suffering and bloodshed.” A missionary, named Batton, reports that he ha> himself seen white men in their boat" taking Kanakas to labor vessels—a" the slave ships are called—forcibly lifting them on board, and when they tried to swim ashore they were knocked down again and again, until they lay stupefied on deck, and were thus carried out to sea. Those thought likely to escape are fastened with chains on boar*!. A chief was shot dead by the crew (:f one of these vessels while attempting'o protect hi* daughter, and a native I hristian teacher was also shot dead. This slave trade is carried on tinder the protection of the British {lag for the benefit of planters in Queensland and tho Fiji islands. Graduation Exercises at Bushnell. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.; Bt shm j.l, 111., Aug. 15.—The graduation exercises of the class of ’90 of the western normal college was held in the opera house here this evening. A large audience was present. The college will erect another dormitory this fall.___ The O. P.'s Not Hied. I rom the Oskaloosa Herald. • The 'Wilson bill’ having become a law. the sale of intoxicating liquors in any form by parties having no permit is now illegal and violators of the law will be prosecuted.    G. ( I Morgan, County Attorney." \ esse! anti Crew Probably Lost. Halifax, Aug. 15.—The schooner Richard Thomasson which left Piatou. August 4, for Summerside. Brince Edward's Island, has not been heard of since then. It is believed the vessel was struck In lightning the night "he left this port and lier crew was lost. Cut His Own Throat. Baltimork, Md., Aug. 15.—A well known member of the corn and Hour exchange committed suicide to-day by cutting hi* throat with a razor; He had been suffering from melancholia. Lots of Good Reasons. From the 'It. Pleasant News. The Keokuk Constitution-! lamu-rat says that "Gear is on one of the most important committees in congress.” For that reason and a good round hundred others, lie will be re-elected by a much larger majority than that. given him two years ago. They Are Not Hopeful. From the ML Pleasant New". It is easily discovered without the aid of magnifying glasses that the democratic papers of the district are not entertaining the very slightest hope of the success of their congressional candidate. Trouble in the Camp. From the Mf. Pleasant New*. Don't know how it is in other counties in the district, but the democrats of Henry county are not having a very I way. friendly feeling toward each other for some reason unknown to republicans. noted art critic    . is almost continually delirious, and    ^    lue    It;quu=lriouv,D    —    ... ingoneof these periods he attempre I appealsi from erases of alleged undervalu- ...PG    I » L o r<17A)’    %    _    .    I.    •..    __ suicide with a razor. Headache, Neuralgia. Dizziness, Nervousness, Spasms, Sleeplessness, cured by Dr. Miles’ Nervine. Samples free at J. H. Witte’s drug store. ation, and stating this friendly action and removal of duty on works of art had passed unnoticed by France, he concludes as follows: “From our point of view then the case Gaily to Remember. From the .Fairfield Ledger. The date of the democratic convention of 1890 will be easy to remember. It was the last day of the rule of the original package. FOK OVERWORK I se Horsier*!'* Acid Phosphate. Dr. J. 8. Whitaker, Millville. N*. .T., says: ‘ It has been thoroughly tested, and is especially useful in certain forms of dyspepsia, headache, nervous affectious, and in restoring the waste to the nervous and muscular system especially caused by overwork.” lh;* Moines. Aug. 16.—Editor Henry C. Shaver is mad, in fad he is very mad, there is hardly any limit to his anger. Mr. Shaver is well known to the Iowa press and alsoof considerable prominence in the democratic party. For long, long years he has battled hard for democracy, but his efforts were never a* persistent as since the republicans and morally inclined democrats passed the prohibitory law. When Cleveland wa* inaugurated as president, Editor Shaver, then upon the Des Moines Leafier. was to receive his reward, lie was to be appointed one of the Fnited States gougers for the big distillery here. In fad. he was quite happy, hut alas, the mean people of Iowa robbed him of the emoluments of the office by closing the gin mill and he became sour. He was never sweetened. Life, with prohibition, hasbeen a burden to him. But lie was a democrat, and his hopes for recognition still blossomed. lie worked hard on the Lanier. Line after line were penned against republicanism and prohibition. Ile battled with might and main againt the republicans. Shaver outside of polities wa* universally polite and courteous. No one wa* more willing te help a newspaper correspondent or more liberal with information than he was during his connection with the Leader. This connection put him in the way of collecting quite a string of papers until un became well known a* a newspaper correspondent and the latter capacity proved so much more lucrative that now he devotes his entire time to it, save what i* taken bv his connection as editor of the Aaliis. This paper is one of the weekly illustrated papers printed from cuts furnished by the Life Publishing company of New York. There are several others in the state. None battled harder for Boles than Mr. Shaver. The Chicago Timex, Chicago Herald, Omaha IVorld-Hemld, st. Louis Republic, in fact, all his papers contained column after column of ably-writ ten articles —that i*. from a den erratic standpoint. Boies was elected. Shaver wanted to be private secretary. Ile was disappointed. He wanted other friends of his appointed to various positions. He was disappointed. He criticised the governor'* action". |((. expected Iowa democracy to land him to the skies. He wa* disappointed. He went to the Cedar Rapids convention: now surely hi* services would be fittingly recognized: he secured the empty honor of sec retary. He has been a warm friend of many a prominent democratic boss. aud whip- J cracker—he imagined himself perhaps I more important than they did. He was I disappointed at every turn. II** " : angry, very angry. The Arons had a little advertising scheme. Uncle Isaac Brandt "at down up ai • Tiffs hasn't increased hi* amiability. The A roux is a weekly illustrated pap**r. nut Shaver i* its editor, and hence lias ti ,. right ti* ventilate hi* grevience through its pages. It's good reading for republicans but democrats will groan and hiss: What good he has accomplished will by many be forgotten. He who stir* up a rumpus usually gets himself into trouble. Editor Shaver'" tai** of woe- is interesting. Immediately under the date line. August lith, he starts out: The democratic convention at Cedar Rapids last we* k did not 1 is*- to the situation. It din not do its work as well as it might. In the nomination of a ticket it was criminally mi-fortunate, although the platform upon which the ticket was phi*-'d i< strong and invincible. If th*1 ticket wore up to tile measure of the platform the democrat parti would swi*p the state at the fall election. The ticket is weak for the reason that it i" in tile main no better than the r< publican ticket. The people I who are bolting at the forks of th*' roads, not knowing which way to turn politically, w ill ; scarcely be attracted to the democratic path j by tho explanation that that party's candi- * dates are no worse than the republicans. They have a right to expect something better, an I it wa* the fluty of the convention to provide it. Then Shaver was a Woods man. Hr. Woods was not recognized. Shaver tells what should have been done. Th*- first -Trent mistake the convention made ! was Hie slap ii .In i ately administered to the farther*. Nothing like it has bi en *<■< n in 1 Iowa politic* in tv,-* ut year*. Tin* farmers ! elected Governor lloie* last year. There is no I question lint that Hutchins >n s railroad j record caused iii* defeat. For several yi ars tin* drift of tin* element in Iowa Ila* been toward the democratic party. It would have been good *••(;*.. and good polities to Slave encouraged tin- farmers to continue in their movement out of the republican party. A splendid opportunity wit* offered by tile’ candidacy of Hon. I. J, Woods, * of Welt.: st cr county, a farmer by occupation and a man of acknow'lodged capacity for public business, arni with a splendid record of two terms in the legislature. Mr. Woods'name had been tirst mentioned tor secretary of state, but entertaining a belief that a man of higher attainments a* an orator should be placed at the head of the ticket, lie tinnily became a candidate for auditor. On theday before the convent e rn it was found then* were five cnndidat* s fur auditor and nom- for secretary of state, and 'lr. Woods’ friendsprex ailed upon him to to allow tile use of his name for the latter office. But the convention thought otherwise. Shaver belonged to the minority. Why wasn't it done? Shaver tells some very plain facts, lie doesn't mim e matter": ho gives the following account of the proceedings at Cedar Rapids: Here occurred ii chapter of political lu*?or\ that makes interesting reading. Ever sine* J. J. Richardson succeeded iii forcing himself on the national eommitto in I*"*, lie has imagined it ids mission to boss Iowa politics. Richardson runs a pant r at Davenport t he evening edit ion of which is Republican and the morning edi-tiod democratic. Previous to I "ss he had never attended a democratic state convention. He knows about as much about polities its a Jersey cow. indeed the chief intellectual distinction between The two is t lint Richardson I wears glasse*. When the question of xir. Woods’ candidacy was broached t, nim lie asked witll a supercilious air. “Who is this man Woods: I never hear of pin.” When told that Woods was a resident of Webster county, (mil j served two terms in the legislature—elected I both times t rom a county naturally rcpubli- j can—and that he had served as chai email of 1 the democratic conference committee during the deadlock in the house through the <i, abend ions which resulted in tile election of si democratic speaker. Richardson did actually look ashamed of himself. This much is to his credit. But in his capacity tis boss he had never discovered Mr. Woods and had never suggested his nomination for secretarj of state, consequently the search fora candidate must continued, it was deemed essent iii). to set aire tin defeat of Mr. Woods, to tiring out the farmer against him. Mr. Bestow was appended to, lait in spite of that gentleman s positive denial <>f the use of hi* name,by false pretenses Irving it. Rielunan, of Muscatine, comity, was put forward to nominate Bestow to divide the farmers' vote. In the meantime ( humberlain was tieing pressed by the river counties as th*'whisky candidate, when Bestow* friends in the eighth district bad repeatedly serval notice on the convention that Bestow would not accept if nominated, most of the hitter's votes changed to the other candidates and on the second ballot Chamberlain wits nominated. But Richardson did not accomplish this result alone. The scheme was too cunning for his devising and too cleverly ext* coted to have been the work of a novice. The puppet* that danced about in the drama moved at Hic touch «»t a master hand. The plot wa* hatched in the prolific brain of John F. Duncombe, of Fort Dodge, attorney for the Illinois Central rail-It culminated in as grave tin act of treachery as ever any man perpetrated upon one of his own townsmen. In the selection 0* the Webster county delegation Mr. Buncombe's name had been omitted, lait Mr. Woods insisted that his own name be stricken off and that Mr, Dun- iti the great river land case decided adversely to the settler* in the United .States court here last June. The settlers, who have been working hard for this result, are jubilant, and say they have reason to hope that their titles will be confirmed by the supreme court. They will present their case on different lines from those already passed on by the tribunal. A ll movement toward securing indemnity has been abandoned, and matter* will remain just as they are until the "Upreine court renders its decision. DEED? OF A VILLIAN. Mililani Kickaril Caum** the Downfall and Death of a Nebraska Girl. Cloak Rapids, la., Aug. 15. Sixteen years ago William Rickard wa* a resident of Cedar Rapids and wa* engaged in th** lightning rod business. He induced Belle Lewis, then a young woman and a daughter of Thomas Lewi*, still residing in Fayette township, about thr**** arid one-iiaif miles north of Palo, to elope with him. and they were married in this city. This was neither the beginning or end of his career of vice and deceit. After the nuptials the couple departed for Nebraska, where they have since resided. Hi* abu*** and threats of personal violence caused his wife to apply for a divorce, which is pending in court at Dewitt, and will Ie* tried at the next term. Rickard deserted his wife two years ago and since then has led a dissipated llf**. It seems Rickard formed a mesalliance with one, Mary Munford, of Dewitt, who removed to Lincoln and 'urn mitt cd suicide there a few days ago. FROM WAVERLY, IOWA. MORE PINKERTON MEN. Still Recruiting1 Men to Guard the Nev/ York Central Property. Tile Latest Phase of the Strike—Chauncey M. Depew Says the Strike is Flute*!—News Along the I,iue— Labor Notes. New York, Aug. 15.— Pinkerton is still recruiting men to guard the property of tin* New York Central road. Every applicant is personally examined by Bob I Pinkerton. The successful applicant j must l»e at lea*t five feet eight inches 1 tall, aud men of robust build are preferred. The pay is $15 per week. with l*oard while on active duty, and half pay when not actively engaged. Fully fifty recruits were engaged to-day. Th* y were taken in a roundabout way to th«* ! rear of the Grand Central depot. Th** destination of this company was West I Albany. They xv*-r** a tough looking lot I of men. tin t would make a bad fight if I they got into a conflict. Before starting j them Pinkerton made an address. "Now j you arc not to kill people," he *aid. “but if your lives are put in danger you know w hat to do. You must not go out expecting a picnic, because titer-' will be I hard work and long hour*. You will to get boarding houses ii you and take ear** of order* of your captain our pay." aud many changes. I've been to india and to Africa and I go among the Indian* of America.*’ "What’s your name?" "My nam*- is Day.” “Large family?” 'No, only seven of u*. and I am the oldest. A great many like rue best b**-cause I arn .1 friend (if the poor. I stop the factories and light up the homes.” “Do thep treat you well?” " I he boys laugh at me sometime* and *orii(* men sneer at rn Sunday and other* the devout people cal! rn used to be the last in after tho resurrection ( me first. I want to merely to hospitals, bu make them and their "lear old fro md. v would even ki*s yo; that you may continu* e. Some call me Sabbath, but the Lord-* Day. I th** family, but >f Christ they put go ail over, not t to ail people and homes brighter.” love you. and we r feet. We hop** to go about the world and fill blessings in ti you.” every ie name land with joy of Him who and sent j hardly bo able but we will fe I you. Obey the I and vow will get The Canning Factory Busy New Water Work* in Prospect. [Correspondent e of The Hawk-F.yo.J VV a v KHI. v, lo.. Aug. 15.—Our corn canning factory commenced canning sweetcorn to-day,and we are glad to state that this great industry of Waverly is blessed with a good crop regardless of the drouth, and during the next five weeks tiffs factory xvii! put up over one million cans of corn. Waverly xviii have water works and and the be*t. too. Her good citizen* have voted it and the city council is now arranging for their erection. Burlington should shake hands with Waverly aud make the proper efforts for some of our products and sci1 q* m<-re of your merchandise. Want* * OOO Damage* 8n*cx City, la.. Aug. 15. Last May John 8. Crockett, a prominent 'Gx-'k dealer, was arrested on a warrant sworn out by A. P. Call. of tho aw firm of Joy, Hudson, Call *v Joy, charging him with obtaining large sums of money from W. C. Hudson, a commission man. on an alleged forged cattie contract. On the preliminary hearing Crockett was dl*-charged. To-day he began *cit against all the parties named for >25,000 damages. Captain ll till Declares For Free Coinage. Dr.* MfO.NL*. Aug. 15.—Captain, I! BI. tim republican nominee for t engr •«* from this district, ba* written a long .otter to the Farmers’ Alliance defining ills position on the various issues of tile day. He declares in favor of the free coinage of American silver and the pur-base of the foreign silver offered and the issue of certificates covering it. He endorse* the Farmers’ Alliance- principle* on other matters. Iowa Laboring Men’* Ticket. Des Moines, Aug. 15.—The union labor industrial "tat convention here yesterday nominated the following state j ticket: Secretary of state. E. P. Brown, J of Pottawattamie county: auditor, C. F. Davis, or Davis; treasurer. A. J. Blakely, . of Poweshiek: attorney general, D. F. I Wills, of Page: supreme un :dg* . M. II. Jones, of Davis. Train* New Yolk. intender!t Y* Central, "aid Running a* I usual. Aug. 15.—Genera! >s,tper-rhee*. of the New York in regard to the strike: “We do not riced many more men now. We will run th*- last of the old freight out to-day, and by to-morrow we will be in the same condition we were before the strike. The passenger travel i* fully established and just a- many train* ar*-running a* there would have been before the strike took place.” At noon to-dav Webb -aid tie of the road were lairs n such good condition that the lo ads of various departments could again assume control. G.-io rai Superintendent Yorhees said lie had received many application" for r‘-in*taD*-ment from the old men. T! cir ca**-" will he considered. Grand Master Workman Powderly sent a dispatch to-day "(ating that h<-wouid arrive here tiff* evening. The striker* are jubilant. A Circular From the Knight* of tabor. Ai.i;a nx . N. Y., Aug. 15.—The Knights of Labor i**ued a circular to-day in which they assert thai the state of affair* regarding th* strike ha" been misrepresented by the papers of the country. They say everything is progressing in their favor, and state that contrary to tile statements of railroad officials the railroad company is reft men CAN SUCH THINGS BE? «L>h the Flit arc Arr-h<*-ologi*t Will Writ* of Ha*** Bull.    - From the Buffalo Express. Imagine a cultivated person from Hin-dostan, or *ay the heart of Au*tra!ia; a man who knew th* English language thoroughly, but who, by -ad fate, had never heard of a >a*»' ba ga are-, sitting iifuliy written account like that between the Yorks on Fridav. To plainer vet, immagine 'leman a- 'iving 2,000 p from the preserved down to read a ski of a great cont* st Buffalos and New make the [Hunt this sehollariy gen years hence, and having d< ruins of Buffalo a p»-rfe< newspaper of the date In archaologicai ecstyc amid the ruin* of the s< —looking just as they do no coeds to read: Giant" jumped un. Buffa diamond with New York'* [ f June 21, 1890. he seat* himself (lier- monument x now—and pro- O W! pf th* Buck Ewing gather up hi-Bisons. his red white 1 trap", v kill th Crane soaked on* wa * nailed betw> ♦•r in mdershirt lazer and >wing that Bison* ‘Id the rn: fin* and f When the ninth Mi he z-rni rhty pitcher to mow down the he Bison- put on Buck took off i*-d a black and ed up the Giant's and Keef would Trow. *    *    * *    ♦    *    White >r I and third * Now. tin* Datura z>-d til*- scholarly lie have received of other papers ol would n-ad ho1 th*- air." how and how sever; great re"oi im: of “the Ander the Cause* Which we would find son: this: From the perfec their "ports it may /en tie [relight fr<»rn if the sam*' one mighty mother "d were --aer In his cr American I puz- would Led pre si of freight offered. bavi nor (her copies _ ertod. He yn iJ "fanned died at third.” r * »<i." amid •rr.dite history Republic" and Their Decay,” paragraph a* •rved record of •erted without r: an* were the thir*ty people y degree of en- Chauncx Depew’* Opinion. Hamburg, Aug. IL—Chammy Depew, president of the N w York < i ntra!, in an interview to-day was asked hi* opinion on the situatfbn of affair" in regard to the strike on that road. Mr. Depew. in reply, said that he did not think it was necessary to express an opinion in v w of the fact that the strike wa* ended. secret Session of Locomotive f iremen. Utica. N. Y., Aug. 15.—The executive board of locomotive firemen is in session here to-day behind closed doc •*. Firemen from other roads than the Central are present. No report of the proceedings can be obtained. qualification that the Am most brutalized and bino who ever laid claim to ai I lightenment. 'Til- arette sport* or come - were Ie** debn*"ng and showed far I greater regard for human life. In the j priceless ane; -fit prirr collection made 1 by the author i* a perf*' " record of one of th*- Bisonic fete day*. It i* matter of fact in tone. yet the old chronicler was gifted with rare skill. for.like Homer, he pictures the mo*t thri lug events in the simplest language. Here, too. i* indisputable proof that there w* r*- giant* in those day*. They were so large and *avage that til*- spectators *at in iron (.ages and the young men who did combat w th them, sometimes A Sh im) ting Affray at Keokuk. Aug. 16.—L afternoon Walter Betters, and fatally wounded iii* hotel. It is thought the done during a drunken parties were married at April, and came tu tiff* ii weeks ago from Buriingt* Kei.kuk. ate yesterday a barber, shot wife at a levee shooting was quarrel. The Ottumwa last y about three >11. Powderly fining to New York New York. Aug. 15.—Powder!> -*-nt a dispatch to-day stating that he would arrive here this evening Strikers are jubilant. Two Detective* Killed. Albany, N. V.. Aug. 15.—Tw > Pinkerton detective* stationed at West Albany were killed bv a passenger train this morning. AT BLUFF PARK. Burglar* at Work. M XIIIUN-1U'KG, Aug. 15.—I'l belonging to Miles A Irw in at this place was broken into last night. A- far as can be ascertained, nothing wa* stolen. The burglar" time p. mg mostly occupied in trying to open tie *af*- F they were frightened aw av " * anv damage. store >rt ti n ately fore doing VV esp-y an I ii Ic rt-*l - riding, or possibly driv braved death for victory so-called game*, the cont sought to pith each arena, the overwrought indie while running (evident fleeing from the giants survived wer-- often sa-i j plate, while the populace, ( age*, would how! wi*h GG of delight. Frequently aliusioi probably in boiling testant* being "nailed horrible diversion* con of a th** Roman arena with atrocities of the Inquisition. ig. w ild bisons < )ften at these -rant* in which HAWKEYE GLANCES. Du 1* From Hi* I sun hie*. i I! mein ak-', a pioneer of Kn"xvi!!e, Thursday morning from injuries re* several da vs ago bv being thrown . K. died dyed from I diversity Day—Ail ing Program.* [Correspondence of The Hawk-Eye.) Bi.ufi Pyric, Iowa. August 15.—This is the day set apart by tin- Bluff Park folks for and devoted to tin* Wesleyan Fniversity. The students of this excellent institution are given an opportunity each year to present a program suitable to tile school and the occasion, and they have not failed thus far to win encomiums from all people interested in education and educational matter*, for the careful and painstaking preparation. the other out of the Ben would often pursuing or Those who ted on a hot fe in their tier "tv rage ••-ouking” to tile con-" show that these fined the hazard* [he fiendish ti an a colt city. Si xnu! At New drayman. Thursda Wood. "! lier. dos* • posse. Tub i> Si 111 ME. at Grand adv. He wa- trnaster and pro' i.\ iii* Bko'i he i;-i.\-La Wellford. William Highmey. a as probably fatally stubbed > iffs brother-in-law. Henry latter escaped to the tim-followed bv tin* sheriff and a I ll I ORIGINAL P.\( KAI.K three Iowa 110*11 were arrested island. Nebraska, for selling broken packages of silverware, books. notions, etc., and upon refusing to pay a fine wen sent to [ail. They propose to try tilt* luibea* *<»rims act. standing upon their original package rights, while the city w ill endeavor make all peddlers pay a license. Sesi*k i* I mo i; Aum *1. A xvii i** man called "Slippery Jim" anda colored man named “Slim Jim" are nuder arrest at What Cheer on suspicion *» tieing 'ti* parties who ***t fire to the town ab- u:    1 week ago. Tile "Jim*" had on new *uit* of clothes stolen from one of the stores during Hie fire and were *een running from th** p'-are where th** a "hor; time before The Smai.i.i st is til** proud po*** it was * Hor*! *r Farewell. From the Mt. Pleasant News. The original package houses in the city closed business Saturday night and most of the unsold poison was shipped outside tho state to-day. —Stop at the Clifton, Chicago. tire started "cox cr* J. -Tom Lansing >f th** smallest horse in Cedar Rapids. lie weighs just 280 pound* and stands 1 birt\-eight inches high. He is a pure Shetland pony that Mr. Lansing has just. purchased of Cfias. Hinsdale of ( incago and was shipped here by express from Nebraska Saturday. This miniature horse i* a three-year-old stallion, a dark iron gray and handsome as a picture. A Goriikei: Story. Tin* \igona Courier relate* tin* following little gob-gler story: “We have heard of many singular freak" of nature, so to speak, and of doings of animal*, but w** think tIm* most singnar i* that related by J. A. Kennedy, of Fnion township. Kossuth county. It is tiff*; Some week* ago his big gobbler disappeared and it was thought that he died or wa- taken by some wild animal. But on mowing til** meadow the boy found the old gobbler sitting on a nest of hen * eggs. I!** chased him off, but til** gobbler would go back again and sit on tin* egg*, so he we" allowed to carry out his scheme in p- a*-*. In due tim** ti,** chickens came out and ar** now about ten days old, and follow tile gobbler about th** yard a" t h * * y would a hen. 'I'll** gobbler seems to be progeny, and gobbles sr, ii** ran be heard for a mile around." th** excellent manner in whict rams were given. This day’" success - surpassed the anticipation* of every one, and the delight and pleasure of tile audience, was unbounded. The morning program was begun ai 10:30. the large pavilian being completely packed. Professor Bonnne . til** teacher of piano music in the conservatory connected with Wesleyan, opened til** program with a piano solo which was excellently ren-d**r**d and received with unstinted applause by the audience. Charles Wier, a member of next >* ar's graduating class, gave a succinct and graphic description of the institution, and Mis* Anna Williams, of tile sam** ( lass, delivered an excellent oration, on "Voices from Nature" wit iris increased ! her already considerable reputation in that field. Epworth Kominger's oration oil the temperance question, showed fine thought in its preparation, but Mr. IL * memory failed him somewhat and thi-slightly detracted from an otherwise really tin** oration. Prof. Hans Albert, : whose brilliant and artistic \ iolin playing i ha* so often charmed Burlington aud -j en i *. rendered two solos during the t program, in hi* inimitable manner, captivating tit** audience and carrying it with him. Misses McFarland and O'Neal sang a dnot which pleased a1!. The afternoon program consisted of an exhibition drill by the Ladies’ I adet Corps of the university under the command of Captain Borning* r Th** young ; ladies marc lied and countermarched be-: for** the door of the dining bali for near-1 Iv an hour. to the grea- delectation and j wonder of the many bystanders unaceua-t turned to Amazonian warfare. The ladies i proved conclusively that there i* tux reason wily girl* can’t make just a* well-drilled "carpet knights" a* boys, nor why that kind of exercise i*u't just as bene-| ficial to them, even though we could j never listen to such a thing as their taking th** field" in active service, rho the evening CIO IGK \ XI VIK. ('rot. Rom me! No Mini's Land From the St. I.ou When one speaks of we generally presum* that little neck of la Territory, lying betw Kansas on the north, south. The original ■ is a little tongue of kin miles south of th** Ma* between tin* state" of ’ aware. Every now a start* the "tory thai 1 erly speaking, part of oi.t of the Junsd.e'io State*; that :* one of ’ of tho whole countrx owns the ground On the maps tie Pennsylvania. !. ut a-same authorities the one. Tiffs triangular marked off iii a curioi em boundary of Mary termined, but the Pennsylvania wa* Land" Tors to I ndian is Republic. ■No Man s that he r* nd in the cen Colorado and and Texas on the No Man * Land” J extending a few >n and Dixon line, laryland and Dei-n*l then *<<m**body i i* tract. is. propjet 'tate, literally n of tin* United left-over pieces . wherein no one ii he lives. md is * redited to “riling to these laim I* a shadowy it “f territory was • way. The east-and was early de-uuth**rn boundary of ong a matter of dis- upon whi gr* put**. Finally Mason and Dixon began their work at th** eastern boundary of Maryland, and proceeded westward, while the northern boundary of Delaware was declared to lie a semi-circle, whose •** titer \x;ts New Castle. In surveying tile semi-circle it was found that tile circumference did not touch the boundary of Maryland at it" junction with the Pennsylvania line, thus giving rise to tilt* triangular bit of land, which has been discarded by the three states and only allowed to attach itself to Pennsylvania for judicial purpose*. Th You have neighbors yourself Im from per**i a thing it i you ar* one of caus** tile worn that when one* Now Disi-overx in tin* house. If Next e heard talking one ia! e i. If 1 *covery. your fri* *nd* and You may *f tit** manx xvho know iperienee just how good you hav* ex* r tri**d it. it* staunch friend", barful thing about it is. giv*■ 1: a trial, Dr. King'* \**r after holds a place you have never u***d it IHI I xx ;th a cough, cold at. Lung or Chest trouble. at once and gix** it a fair guaranteed every time, or Tri:*' bottles Free at following i- I’ian*) Solo.. Oration Vocal Solo Violin Solo. Oration I \ K a! duet Violin Solo. «>ration....... Vocal solo..... I nstruinental Recitation____ Violin Solo .. Solo Clara Biri! Clara McFarland Huns Albert Maisy Schreiner > Miss Mc Farland * Ernest McDonald Hail* Albert AV. II. P.rdew Prof. Sheet/  Prof. Rommel Anna Williams Huns Albert combe’s be substituted, and his wishes .... a;.. „i.. . „ ... f . ■ prevailed. Duncombe'a untiring opposition !    , , > HI Ti _ I v proud of ill; was his reward for that generous act. The great railway lawyer never for a moment forgot his cunning.' Being a townsman of Mr, Woods h<* xx as in a position to do him incalculable injury and he never faltered in th* work from tin* time lie set toot in Cedar Rapids until th** ballot xx*as cl**s***l that determin**d the nomination. So far as Mr. Woods is concerned it makes x cry little difference, as he is not sin office seeker, but an incalculable injury has been^ntlictcd upon the democratic party. This is but the beginning of the fun. More is sure to follow. He lias it in for the democracy and part of th** democracy will have it in for him. The declaration of xvar has been made and the fun begins to fly. Children Enjoy The pleasant flavor, gentle action and soothing effects of Syrup of Figs, when in need of a laxative, and when thr father or mother be costive or bilious the most gratifying result" follow its use, so that it i" the best family remedy known and every family should have a bottle. The River Land Case to Be Appealed. Fort Dodge, Aug. 15.—Attorney General Miller has ordered an appeal taken A Brakeman Killed.— Brakeman Thomas Cashman. while switching at Tarkio. Mo., Wednesday night was run over and lost both legs. He died Thursday,. Beeeham’s stomach. Pills act like magi*' on a weak Wa na maker’* Allegory. At the fiftieth anniversary of the Phil-: adelphia Sunday association Postmaster General Wanamaker in the course of his remarks made use of the following alle-j gory to illustrate th** value of the Fhris-i tain Sabbath. Just tiffs is on my I tear t. I have an ; old friend born in another country year* v. ). He lived in a garden more beautiful than any other in ai! the world. where there were no cities and no railroad*. Pd like my friend to speak to you. He arrived her*' last night. Listen to what he says; “Friend, you are very old?" “Yes. I have lived a great many years end I have traveled a great deal, first in Palestine, then in Europe, and finally to this county in the Mayflower with the Puritans. I hay** seen strange things and should be or any Thr secure a Im»t11 trial. It i* money refunded Henry’s drug *t**r»*. The I nit?,! Stat*"* 1* Progressing. From th** Fairfield I„***lger. Let ti* rejoice that tile original package i* gone; that the temper of th** people of til** nation on on** pha*** of the great juestion has been ascertained; that henceforth each state is to have the right and the power to deal with the liquor traffic a* it* people deem wisest and be*t: that ti:** victory i* one for temperance. the *!**feat a blow at tile saloon —one from winch it never can recover. And above ail. that the Fnited States i* progressing, that it ha* not gone backward a hundred year* on this question, and taken a place below that of civilized nation on earth, a* the supreme court decision indicated. Excursion Tickets Yin (A. B. ,fe Q., to Sioux City on account of the corn palace, on sale September 24 to October ll inclusive, good for return til! October 15. One fare for round trip. A Parallel Case. Mrs. Upton -"Yea, that's my daughter's piano, but she has scarcely touched it since she has been married." Mr*. Downton—-Just the same with my darter ttndVr typewriter.” — New York Weekly. Excursion Ticket* Yia C.. B. Sc <»>.. to Des Moines for tho Iowa State fair, on sale August 28 to September 5 inclusive, good for return up to aud including September 6. One faro for round trip._ Pears’ soap ta themost pleasant totter adjunct ;

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