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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - August 19, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                ESTABLISHED Over Whom the Star Spangled Ban ner Waves in ropnlatton of tlie VarlouB Gains of the Staror Empire Westward and South ingtheJtem of ooo investigation by the culture as to the overflow A lho for 1 census office has practically finished the census schedules so as to permit of a reliable estimate of the total population of the The returns are in from all but of the and odd districts into which the country was The population counted is but it is estimated that the districts yet to come in will increase the total to The latter figure may be taken as tho population of the United States subject to variation of a few thousand when the final and revised connt is That will not be known for three or four as some of the districts will be lato in com ing and in a number of cities recounts are in Approximately the population of the states of the arranged according to their relative as shown in some cases by actual in others by postal card and in others by careful estimate based on just as classed by n member of Superintendent Porters arc as follows Kcw cm nearly two urs to The bfflTlfe TUESDAY AUGUST AVj bill to anZn amendments to the senate Dili to amend the act constituting Lin port of delivery was The the house sd granting leaves of dCm in the ii contested election case Morgan was called nf which finds in favor Ue membcr motion of of the NO ARBITRATION Vice President Webb Says It is Not Tlie New York Central Trains all Running and all Vacancies derlys tetter and Wcbba An absence senate bill was cnmiDg passed the a SIfflnoli Sortli Sw aayjoo 1U4327 3CJS8 teebR Test Kew Sonti Muxie Noroi The population of thc country shows in increase of about JO per and the greater part of this is in thc western and sfmithwcsieru Tlie official and final count will be required to settle tlie rank of some of the race being particularly close between jlowa and Massachusetts for ninth and between Kentucky and for seventh Kansas and Wisconsin are nnck and neck for the honor of standing fifteenth in the sister and Minnesota will have to depend jupon the result of her recount for beat Xcw Jersey in the contest for nine jteenth The chiefs of thc population division id the census office celebrated the com pletion of the population of the United States by a little dinner at Glen Echo to Superintendent in ex pressing his congratulations upon thc Sirapid and accurate completion of the great spoke as follows The number of names on every one of schedules has been registered twice by the nimble and expert fingers and the peo ple have as it under the Tision of thc young men and women who jlave done such remarkable work with such extraordinary rapidity and pre a procession you have had pass before you Thc men who wrote Jhosc names have had to find them in every human habitation and existing Jindcr every imaginable condition within dlisvast domain of these Jilanks were distributed throughout the In July and August they find peniselves tack in the census Counted twice and ready for the next statistical Allowing for the spent in teaching and fitting up the ilu count proper was not commenced before July 1 and the night Jorce was not organized until some time We have actually counted in sis tlie entire popu Mion of twice in that beginning with two or three thousand tallies or and por ous per the progressed to until last Thursday no less man fortythree counted families Pf persons nne young lady reaching the astonishing total of or ih01M eighty thousand per Ou that day notouly the highest Wages were but the greatest Umber but the greatest number the reports showing Bmihcsor ns an average of or persons per In jus connection i think it my duty to say in the general average thc male some of the women refuge bc the petticoats of thc gentler numbiT counted by f lwas n3W families or per by the men families or ST3 Thus it will be seen that thT lvcrascd onehalf Ins that of the fortythree who more lhan l0000 thirtyeight only five These the record of the en show that thc women are Adapted for this particular work They arc more exact in expert in handling the ne at adjusting the the machine and ambitious to make a a port of delivery it provides the dp pointrneut of a surveyor at a salary of Some unfinished business coining over Ironi the last suspension day was the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill to reimburse Philip of Illi for money expended by him in his SCal in thc fiftieth congress of from ihe com mittee on foreign moved to sus pend the rules and pass tho senate joint resolution providing that nothing in the diplomatic and consular appropriation Dill shall be construed to interrupt the publication of reports of international American of fae ticiously inquired whether the publica tions would contain certain recent let ters of the secretary of state en the sub ject of and on Uitt replying they would contain only the proceedings of the lircekinridge sent to the clerks desk and had read Secretary Blaines second letter to Senator The motion to suspend the rules and pass thc resolution was agreed to Ad THE CLATTONBRECEDIEIDGE Strong Denunciation of the Majority Io port by the XTTOV Au tive Jlarsh today presented to the house thc report of the democratic minority of the committee on elections in the rase of Clayton Brcckinridge in the second Kansas The says with one exception the district had always been and the pre sumption should be in favor of a demo crat against republican The theft of the ballot box In the case Is but it is held it did not change thc result in thc election as the democrats carried thc district by a majority of one hundred and allowing the republicans the disputed votes in every The report comments on the instruction of the house to make a full and thorough investigation of this exceptional calls attention to thc great number of charges and countercharges and issues involved and states the committee spent but twelve days in taking Says the report The house may judge upon and it will be called upon to judge from the still more unusual and how disgraceful and crim inally this case has been Party malice and a purpose to ac complish an improper end seem to have deadened every sensibility in the gentle man front whom the house and country had alright to expect better Some buse and ingenious mind seems to have guided them and it is far short of truth to say that this investigation has been anything but a miserable farce and the majority report is unfounded in not justified by the evidence and is defaced by the repetition of parti san slanders not sustained by any testi In conclusion the report says When those entrusted with official power so forget and as the majority of the committee has it brings distrust and odium upon the and upon the and their action and conclusion should be rejected and rebuked by thc Never has a great question been so so so unjustly and so scandalously treated and But passion under injury and wrong is not the proper mode of and if the house puts thc seal of its approval upon tho report and recommendations of the then we appeal to the people to rebuke and right it by their GENERAL WASHINGTON corres pondence between Vice President AVcbb of tho New York and Grand Master Workman Powderly was made public On August 10 Pow derly addressed a letter to Webb saying he had been investigating the cause of the Central and asking for an in terview Monday to discuss the question of arbitrating the differences which ex isted between the New York Central and its Knights of Labor Webb in granted tho but at tho same time wished that the matter be presented to him in Powderly replied the next saying he had been called away front tho city and that he was obliged to commit to paper but would rather discuss the matter in per He says If I am correctly old and faithful employes of the New York Cen tral have been summarily dismissed from the service of the because they were active membersof the Knights of It is represented to mo that up to the time of ther discharge they were faithful to the interests of the company and not one mark of discredit stands against the industrial record of any of these men who were discharged prior to August in brief is tho statement of thc men The frequency of the dismissal left but little room for doubt in the minds of the men that they were all in danger of dis Railroad Trainmen and Frank grand master of the Switchmens Mutual Aid Association of North when asked in regard to the said Powderly had invited them to meet with but ho had no idea what was wantedi The secret conference continued for some time and no one would tell the re It is by Sargent that the party will leave for New York tonight on business relative to the but just what it is he would not Out side rumor hasit thaf they are going down to consult with A committee from the Switchmens Union waited upon tho sheriff mg and assured him that there would be no disorderly conduct on the part of the strikers that if the sheriff considered it necessary the union would furnish as many men up to as ho wanted who would be ready to be sworn in as depu ties to help him maintain The committee said tho switchmen wanted It understood that they did not approve of any violence or disorderly or unlawful The Queens Speech Read by the It Saji foreign Relations are African Sea Kaisers Russian Tour Foreign LOOKS The Lake firemen and Grain Shorelera Will Strike at the Drop of the Ma loneywas working hard at the East Buffalo yards all day to raise the train He succeeded in getting out twelve Dressed beef cars were onither East Buffalo siding and some of the meat must be spoiled by the Stockmen suffer bitterly because thou sands of dollars worth of stock cannot be sold because it cannot be Grand Master of the Switch mens Aid association Chief Conductor was prorogued The queens speech was read by the lord It says that the relations of her majestys gov ernment with the foreign powers con tinue to be Friendly attention has been called to the InconYcnience whioh might arise from a possible contlict over territorial claims in There fore the queens government was nego tiating with the powers mainly concerned with thepnrpose of defining the boun daries within which the action of the re spective government should be Theiarrangement with closing the most difficult of these her majestys parliament the was and ministers laid before charge at a moments notice and hence the The whole question hinges upon thc discharge of the knights of labor because they are If it can be shown that these men were were working an injury to their employers right minded men will say they were treated as they If they were discharged for cause the railroad com pany has everything to gain and nothin to lose from If they de served dismissal from the service of the company none of us will ask for their how they were displaced because of their connection with Knights of Labor it should be for if it is to be the policy of the New York Central that no Knights of Labor are to be employed then a statement to that effect will clear up all doubts and there can be no future There will be noth ing then to arbitrate so long as you hold to that The interests of the the interests of tho company von and the rights of men toor ganize for selfprotection are all involved in this Thc policy of the order of the Knights of Labor is to work peacefully in the line of educational and legislative It is not the policy of the no matter what its enemies may to enter hastily upon The present strike may be pointed to in refutation of that last Hundreds of cases that have been peacefully and quietly adjusted through the intervention of the Knights of although not heralded broad cast as they would have been had they ended in prove that our aim is to avoid strikes rather than The interest of of the Brotherhood of Railway Conductors Grand Master Wilkeson and Grand Vice President of the Brotherhood of trainmen Frank head of the Brother hood of constituting the execu tive committee of the supreme council of the federation of railway leftfor New York to Theywilllay the matter before Webb One of two things will Either Webb will uphold Division Superintendent Burrows ruling in the case of the dis charged switchmen or ho will arbi trate with the If the latter all well and good if the former word will bo returned to Buffalo and John who will be on from the west in time to take charge of the strike will order out all men belong ing to the A strike of the Railroad Protective union of New England federated and 240 Knights of Labor may Delegates today canvassed the local assemblies and found them favor able assistants if In other the Lake iiremonand grain shov clcrs will strike at the drop of the hat if the Central men are all called A DARING EXPRESS that left work this af ight and as we Sal m wc coua with thrce dec the entire popula tcn ours cach Climating couut u iD ru throuSh llle entire c canh is estimated at bo foUid lo More the Senate passC8 Ulc DUcl A Matter of his intention to adopt tlie order pro m last Saturday to commence ann1tanfl bi1 the of until next ses re The The the considera r the Payment of Claims wcro exposed 10UDCei5 lhc claims as rleDJ and as tor claimants but f The TO dcfcilded Md advo and and uD eea to bv iS that were the committee of the whole InterStiitc Commission statisti cian of the interstate commerce com mission has completed his second annual report to the The report covers the transactions of fioo roads and shows the operation of miles of The gross earnings for the year exclusive of rental of yards and were or per mile of line and the operating ex penses exclusive of rentals of yards and 203 per mile of This loaves the net income from operations of or per uiileof line after deductions arc made from mixed The final net income for all roads in the United States was or SGGI per mile of total amount of stocks is shown to be Of Which are owned by railway The total amount of bonds is of which is owned by rail way From this it appears the total stocks and bonds representing railway property in the hands of the public is The report further shows the passenger earnings have increased from per cent of the total earnings in 3SSS to per cent in while the freight earnings have decreased from per cent In 1SSS to per cent in A SnjrHT Ed munds today offered an amendment to the tariff which waj referred to the committee on It provides that where the president is satisfied that the sugarproducing country whence sugar is exported into the United States has abol ished its duties or taxes on importation of principal agricultural products of the United States he may by proclamation diminish or wholly remit the duties im posed by law on sugars produced in and exported directly from any such country into the United The Sea Wing Inspector General who went to Paul to Investigate the Sea Wing disaster at Lake Pcpin returned He says while he has not yet received the official report of the board specially charged with the he knows Captain Wctherin will be severely censured for his action in leaving port in the face of the storm and his license will be Yellow marine hospital bureau is informed thatthere is a case of yellow on board the Spanish bark from now detained at Chandelcur quarantine in precipitate tho public re quire that freight and passenger traffic should work Thc interests of the company require exactlj ths same thing that such traffic may prove re The interests of the working people are the same as but their right to organize and select the organl zation they wish to belong is fully a dear to them as tneir pecuniary inter ests can possibly Here is an organiia the aim of which is to work for ed ucational and legislative advantages called upon to defend its who up to the time of their hac worked only in an educational and legis lative Purely we have the right to question why they were dis Each no matter how humble he has as muclt a part in pub lie as any other True the New York Central is tributary to the comfort and well being of the community but the community gives to the corpora tion in question its strength and wealth and of that community at least thirty per cent are working people and belong to that same element of society that dare not organize for their own Some one has said since this strike began Money is not everything in this He was a railroad I lie spoke for liberty is far dearer to the laborer and that is that ho struggles for that is what is denied when he is discharged for being a Knighl of If liberty was once valued so highly that men offered up life and treas ure and sacred honor to gain surely their children should not be blamed for striving Wheter they struck wisely in this case is yet to be Who is to determine You may feel that you arc Thc men may feel that they are right both are and if an iinperlial verdict is to be impartial men must arrive at it by hearing both sides and then judg The men are willing to submit the case to such arbitration and will not be Will you consent to do the same If you will agree to submit this matter to arbitration wo can meet and arrange thc details and agree as to how the parties may be The newspapers report that you are re fusing to admit that arbitration can en ter into the settlement of tho trouble but your letter leads me to believe you were misquoted and there is still hope fora speedy termination of the strke through To this communication from Powderly Vice President Webb replied as fol lows Replying to I have to say that none of the persons discharged from this company prior to and re ferred to in your communication were discharged because they were members of your The immediate super iors of each of said persons re ported to thc division superintendent or superintendent of motive in each case good and sufficient cause for dis charge of such and I am in formed the division superintendent or superintendent of motive power investi gated each case prior to and the facts of such discharge hav ing been reported to the manage ment of the company they were further and the of tho di vision superintendent or superintendent of motive power fully The management of this company do not deem it consistentwith its continuance and prosperity in business and with the discharge of the duties it owes to the people to submit the propriety its ac tion in the discharge of ony of its em ployes to I have read your communication with and I think the foregoing answers the points pre sented by you and defines the position this Webb said to a oreporter tonight that tho freight service was complete and that everything working smoothly between here and All freight received yesterday had been cleared up and left for its The places of all strikers have been filjed and there was not a single vacancy on the An Important important con ference is now being Those tak ing part in it are T of the Knights of Labor chief bf the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen grand master of tho Brother hood of Railroad Conductors of grand master of Outlaws Hold Up a Missouri Pacific Train nud Secure thirteen miles from on the Mis souri Pacific made famous by the great robbery perpetrated there nine years ago by the again leaps into fame by the same At oclock yesterday morning seven men held up a train there and robbed the ex press car of The the reg ular Kansas City left Louis at Saturday At Tipton or California two men climbed on the back of the engine and re mained concealed until Robbers three miles from was At this point the two men who had climbed over the tender suddenly appeared in the and cov ering tho engineer and fireman with re compelled them to stop the as if they had sprung up out of the five other men with guns three on one side and two on the Very few words were The engineer was compelled to get down and lead two of the robbers to the express leaving the fireman in charge of the The latter got and think ing tho coast was undertook to let passengers know what was going A big revolver frightened him so that ho climbed back on the The two robbers forced thc express to hand over all the money packages not locked up in the through In less than ten minutes it was all The engineer was escorted back to his cab and ordered to pull which he Not more than half a dozen of tho passengers in the coaches or sleepers knew what had and no at tempt was made to rob At Otter villo tho alarm was and within two hours officers were in pur but up to nine oclock last night they had caught Railroad and express officials will not state what tho loss but admit it will be very There are good grounds for putting it close to Nobody was A posse which has been in search of tho train robbers since yester day morning returned this As not a trace of the robbers could be found the pursuit has been temporarily abon DIDNT GET MUCH AFTER seven men who held up the Missouri Pacific passen ger train near Otterviile yesterday morn ing are probably the most disappointed men in the country It was at first reported that they secured money and jewelry to tho value of from the express but Superintendent the Missouri Pacific has history of the negotiations which had resulted in the cession of Heligoland to Germany The speech then announ ces the arrangements with France where by the French Algerian territory is sep arated from that of the British Niger The agreement for a British pretectoratc over and the placiug of Madagascar under the protec tion of the French is also With regard to the Behring Sea compli her majesty informs parliament that she offered to submit them to arbi tration for The speech states that the case of the Newfoundland and French fisheries dispute is one which Is occupying the anxious attention of the While Europe is awaiting in deep anxiety the result of the meeting of the two emperors a broad hint comes from Petersburg that shows how slender is the hope of continued The jour nals of the Russian capital publish to order articles effusively welcoming Em peror in which they admit the sincerity of his peaceful They tell that Vienna is the place where it should seeing that the treaty of Berlin has been violated in Bulgaria with tho com plicity of And ho is plainly told that Russia will accept no so lution of the Bulgarian question which is not in conformity with the This means that Russia will insist on Prince Ferdinae clearing a thing which could not be done without which would inevitably necessitate the intervention of a Russian array and a probable conflict with The new Greek minister of war emphasizes this hint by insisting that the peace effective of the army bo doubled and the war effective be raised to And Russia has fust ordered rifles of the latest improved pattern in Tho condition of Armenia is deplor able and the people have given up all hope of a cessation of the persecution to which they are subjected at the hands of the Turks and They now look to a Russian invasion as their only A Russian army of one hundred thousand containing fully thirty thousand is massed along the northern frontier ready to cross at short and immense quantities of military stores are gathered at Batoum and One of the things expected from Emperor Williams visit to the czar is an agree ment to give Russia a free hand in Armenia in the hope of staving off the crisis in Horrible stories are in circulation of the barbar ous tortures to which Armenian priso dropping to thirtythree degrees Reports havb been received from all points reached by but only from three places was the freezing line Another week wilt see the balk the wheat and In a fortnight the harvest will be THE SUGAR Another Step Taken In Reorganisa tion in Xeir NEW step was taken today in reorganiug the sugar truf The CentralTrust which has been waiting for preliminary agreement under which to receive de posits of Is now in possession of that document and today announced It was ready to exchange its engraved certificates of deposits for certificates of the sugar The agreement is be tween three parties Kemp ardt Cord Wech Gnstav Gossler Spaulding Silas Pierce and another certifi cate holder who sign the be ing the first the reorganization committee tho second party and the Cen tral Trust company the third By it full power is given to the reorganiza tion committee to wind up the trust and reorganize it according to The agreement will be effective when ap proved by a majority of the certificate and the committee will be given power to vote on all certificates depos The Central Trust companywill receive all dividends on sugar trust cer tificates and pay them over to the hold ers of engraved THE WORLDS A Lively Time Looked for at Tonights Meeting of result of tomorrow nights meeting of the worlds fair directors is destined to be an excit ing it is and the gathering may not break up until Wednesday The documents to receive attention are Engineer Ortingstaws report on the lake front site and Olmsteads on Jackson Park also an offer of a site from the South and West ptirk All these reports are now in the hands of the directors and will be kept secret until the final meeting GERMAN WAR Their Sixth Annual Reunion in Progress at Thousands of Visitors In the Grand Opening News Prom Elsewhere In the received a telegram from district superintendent at Kansas in which it is stated that three packages of consigned from hree packages containing about S75 and two railroad packages were all that thc robbers of the consignor of tho said he packages were sent to Nebraska City and contained jewelry valued at THE FLAME ners in Constantinople are subjected by the Turkish The Armen who arc a highly Intelligent are in a state of ferment throughout the parts of the Turkish empire in which they are and they will undoubtedly play an important part in the conflict which is undoubtedly In Con stantinople they occupy a strong and in the Turkish civil and would be able to deal Tur key a deadly The success which has attended the series of international conferences that have been held during the last few years in favor of arbitration has resulted in setting on foot another international movement which may hereafter be fruit ful of important Amongst the foreign delegates who assembled this year a very strong feeling prevailed in favor of tariff in addition to the peace and arbi tration which is to be held in the spring in an international tariff reform confer ence will likewise be A provisional committee has been appointed and is now making arrangements for starting the movement under the most favorable The committee is sending out communications to members of the dif ferent parliaments to the world in the hope of securing a large A RELENTLESS A HAPPY A Son Kidnaped Forty Years Ago is Ke Tiki Mothers Special to The HawkEveJ little over forty years near oc curred an abduction that set the neigh borhood in a ferment and locally rivalled the ease of Charlie Ross in And after forty years of the lost has been The instance is al most without a The victim of this outrage was the youthful son of and Robert Gregg of the place An old gipsy like named Debby met some men in the road near the little boy one day auditor some trivial reason gave them a round Thechild reproved her for her whereupon she turned upon him and told him that she would either kill him or break his Soon after this occurred she stole With her a vicious character named she fled to Thence they went to Catfish then to same Part of the time they led a worth less nomadic and part of it they farmed on a miserable little The boy they had so cruelly wronged was made to believe that Debby Blood was his mother and Lockery his stepfather and that his own name was Gradually his recollection of the old home and his family faded and he accepted the tales told him as the He was cruelly Hard labor and maltreatment were his and sev Special to the open ing demonstration ofthe reunion of German war veterans of North Amer this was one of the greatest events in the history of this as and brought with It the finest street parade of a military character ever in this the scene of so many Important events among the Germans of this The day was pleas antly but A shower in the night laid the and the streets were thronged by At ten oclock the veterans entered at their and at eleven the big col umn was in line and the march windows and roofs were full of The procession was so long that no single street in the business part of the city could contain it There were over three thousand men In line to scores of car riages and manymounted At noon the march the different di visions of the column taking the various car lines to the Schnetzen There they were welcomed bj Mayor Ficke in an address of and then came the festivities of the The crowd in the park was large at the start and kept steadily By the middle of the afternoon there were ten thousand peo ple on the and they still came in whole There was plenty of The Turners climbed the vaulted the wooden gave exhibitions in the bayonet1 exercise and other manly ac The riflemen kept the agers before we put that they were fair now they must be accepted fo 1 have the rule Railway Ang mIt mored here todaythat several important changes are about to take place the rCock Island affectinc gentlemen who formerly lived In this city Oneru morwastothe effect that John GlvinfJ had but this was denied and the statement made that he is to be given entire charge of all the companys in The office of assistant tendentof the Des Moines Valley division has been and Coomb who has filled the position with quarters at has been the position of wi quarters at Des A SAD Ottuuiwas Electric Cars SeriooxljManijle a noon the little fouryearold daughter of ft Sam Caster was run by an car and both legs cut Caster was standingon the west corner of Conrt VI and Second and his three little yt children were standing on the north The little seeing its across tite started to run across and when within almost of beingover the tracks the father called to it to The child stopped for jnst an but the car wasrupon Tlui father picked up the little one and car ried it where the cal aid was The child died at noon Her V Man ut Ier isltes in Hbt Itnruiiig house iccupied by Nicholas Brandon nero hero mrned yesterday and the owned per shed in the It is believed that ic was intoxicated and upset the Blocks iro was discovered in Crows Opera It was not checked untilnine blocks were Crow was arrested for Stenuenvillelron Works ersou Iron works burned this TwentyOne ISnlldlngs forenoon fire broke out in the Parker in the South all the buildings except the Shanndnrcs dence and Monscr in niim entailing a loss of Fire engines came here from La but arrived too ate to be of any us blues cured by Miles Samples free at J Wittes drug A Present From Ncw steamer which reached here iringsthe statue of Lafayette which France has presented to the United Excursion Tickets Via to Creston for the Blue jrass palace on sale from August 25th to good for return 15 days from date f One fare for round All Men 3Inst Kutcr the Guatemala Army or he SAX Cen tral American mail brought letters from a formerly well known physician of this city who has been in Guatemala during the past He says a proclamation has been issued that all men who were not ready for military duty would be Nearly all the men who first went to the front have been killed in Every even those on coffee plan are drafted and there are not enough left to supply Provisions bring enormous Business is at a standstill and the city is under martial About soldiers have alreadv left for the Men arc attracted to public entertainments and then seized by the police and drafted into the Twenty Americans and as many Germans and French offered their service to dent but they were President Peace Cray OF dispatch from Guatemala says President Barillas yesterday received the members of the di plomatic corps who called to ascertain his terms of lie respondedthat the only terms were the retirement of Ezeta from thegovcrnmentof Salvador and the reestablishment of the state of affairs existing prior to thedeath of Menendcz and that Salvador treat Honduras and Guatemala as allies and not foster rebellion against either FROM OVER THE Parliament The Queens Parliament has been The queens speech to the two houses declares that all relations with foreign powers continue and adds I have offered the president of the United States to submit to arbitra tion the differences over the Behring Cyclone in A cyclone and hail storm in the department of Aube yester day ravaged eighteen de stroying harvested and growing The loss is estimated at nearly Swam the English Davis an has accomplished the feat of swimming the English ceannel from Griznez to Folkestone on his back in 23X A Mill mill at Miles near burned this morning Frost In was a cold spell last the thermometer oral times the virago who stole him tried to poison but he lived through it all and about fifteen years he was married to an estimable young woman and niade his home at Richard Oak Upon this Debby Blood vowing she should never be seen or heard from and so far she has kept her After years of fruitless search for their lost child the Greggs moved to the set tling near this JCo tidings came from the lost one and all hope of seeing him again was A short time an accident led persons living near here to believe that Hiram Gregg was still Inves tigation led to and todav the lost now a man with gray was restored to the mother who has mourned for him till the grave has al most opened at her It was an af fecting A TERRIBLE Charles of Madison Cut In Tiro by a Train at Dallas Special to The DALLAS sad accident occurred here yesterday morn ing at the Santa Fe A young man almost nineteen years old by the name of Charles who had been workin in this vicinityduring the sum bi of late at the Santa Fe shops in Fort boarded a fast through freight train in Fort Madison to come up to Dallas to collect some wages due Finding out that the train did not stop he undertook to jump But in doing so his foot caught and he was thrown under the car wheels and his body entirely severed in a horrible mangled An Abrogation Dominion Cartridge company has received from the American Transportation company a copy of a letter from the treasury department at Washington recommending them not to accept for shipment to Mexico con of as at the time the goods were ready the boundary privilege which Canada enjoyed would be abrogatedThe letter was laid be fore the minister of customs who will bring it before a cabinet This is the first definite statement that has been made by the American government and it has created considerable surprise Vtm Continue to Meet in a business meeting of the democratic state central committee today McNeeley made a motion to remove the committee meet ings in the future from Chicago to Springfield in order to more readily ac comodate the largo majority of outside The motion Was discussed at length and lost by a small A Brakeman Evening Wisconsin special from says a wild freight on the Wisconsin Central collided with a stray flat car at wrecking the engine and seven Brakeman Emley was killed and Engineer Lesbard and a fire man were target range hot with the crack of their and the bowlers crowded the alley in At the different headquarters the various delegations kept open Louis sent fifty men from her and as many more from her so Peoria came in this morningwith a special train bearing seventy veterans and over six hundred They were accompanied by Spencers military Cleveland and cities east of them were and delegates came from the west almost as The heaviest representation of veterans came from They rolled in Saturday two special trains of and more than five hundred They brought with them the flower of the German the German Army asI the Militaer the Krie ger Kammerschaft and the Deutscher Landwehr They were accom panied by two rousing companies of mu sicians Professor John Meinkens band twentyfive and Professor Weges band of These bands vied with the six or eight others alt through the afternoon in rendering the choicest of concert An echo solo with cornet by Professor Meinken supported by the was the feature of the In addition to these numbers a full concert program was rendered by the aggregated Daven port a magnificent company of In the evening the park presented the gayest Hundreds of lanterns illuminated it with a soft and throngs that surpassed those of the day filled them to There was music in the At some place or other about the grove there was a band play choose when you and often there were two or White aproned waiters served the inevit able to German in unlimited and in the monster dance pavillion there were no while scores of other sets were formed in other suitable places wherever there was music to dance As soon as it was fairly dark a liberal display of fire works was made on the brow of the bluff that overlooks the The revelry was continued till away into the ILLINOIS Excttins Struggle or the Keokuk Bridge Toll Keeper With I the toll collector for the Keokuk and Hamilton County Bridge who is located on the Illinoise side of the was assulted by a gang of eight toughs Friday evening about five Considerable money had been taken in dur ing theday from persons coming to Keo kuk to witness the great freeforall race at the fair and a demand was mode on the bridgetender for the re Instead of handing out the Speers brought up a revolver and proceeded to put his assailants to They returned the fire as they They ran across the bridge into but the police were wait having been informed by telephone they were coming this But the toughs opened fire upon the squad of officers who tried to arrest The fire was one of the miscreants being wounded at the first Then commenced a regular street battle be tween the officers and all of whom were armed with 3Scalibre re After many shots had been exchanged four of the were overtaken and the other four running up the railroadtrack and making good their Only one of the prisoners was but one who escaped carried a bullet on his From appearances they are a gang of professional It was sub sequently learned that while running across the bridge a shot was fired at a Keokuk barber named the ball passing through the crown of his Great excitement prevails over the PLEASANT Robert 1f Lincoln Visiting Senator Special to THE Robert with her Mamie and arrived at the home of her Sunday They came direct the Court of James having left London the early part of this On their arrival here they were out London twelve spending one in Xew York and two in Trulythis would be marvelous to any of the old settlers of fifty years Like all mortals Lincoln has a very warm spot in her heart for the home of her Saturday last was old settlers day with us and a larger crowd never gath ered in the It was noticeable that the young people es pecially the and was evident that they all came for a which they surely NexfSatnrday 23rd will occur the Soldiers County This has grown to be one of our biggest holidays of the year and the interest manifested is greater than ever this season Our Bluff Park residents were string ing in all day Saturday and all report unusual good time this There are no two towns in the district that does more towards making the park a success than Killed in a Peculiar Mackey died here Sunday morning from the results of a singular Yes terday he was steering a threshing ma chine engine over the when a wheel ran into a detaching a chain which bounded upwaid stjifcing him in the Children Knjoy The pleasant gentle action and soothing effects of Syrup of when in need of a and when the father or mother bo costive or bilious the most gratifying follow its so that it is the family remedy known and every have a The liushnell Special to the great Bushnell fair opened here today with flattering Pears Is the purest and best soap ever madol RAILROAD The lowii Commission TVU1 the Joint Rate Dies Ang Iowa railroad commission means to enforce its joint rate schedule In spite of the refusal of tho railroads to dopt After many months of delay and negotiation with the railway managers the commission has come to the conclusion that pacific measures are It is con vinced that the railroads are opposed not to any particular system of joint but to any joint Hereafter there will be open The commission is this The experience that the commissioners had with the railroads in 1SSS is still fresh in their minds and they are fully alive to the difficulty of putting into ef fect a schedule of freight rates against the opposition of tho The cause of the opposition Ispartlythevbelief among the managers that the present Iowa rates are too low already that no further reductions in any way ought to be and partly that the through trunk lines fear that joint rates which would bo approximately near the through local rates for the same distances would traffic to be diverted from their own to north and south lines and weaker 9 Commissioner Campbell said Saturday You may announce that joint rates went into effect in Iowa August and are now in full force according to the commissioners latest what is tho railroads will be compelled to accept the Those for the full haul are admittedly The roads themselves haveput in lower rates The proportion of the full rate allowedcach road by our system of jointratesjs We simply endeavored tojeliminate one terminal from each partial This we have i WeVere advised by Wheelmen Special to The HawkEycJ DES evening a committee of the League of American Wheelmen to canvass the vote for state officers met at the rooms of the Des Cycling club and counted the votes seat The successful ticket was as follows Chief Consul Ackley Spencer ViceConsul Cedar Falls secretary and Prarie City representative and member of the executive H Cedar Lnion Labor the union labor convention of the tenth con gressional held a com mittee was appointed to wait upon number of among them of and John of and put in nomination the men who displayed the most consistent union labor The convention was satisfied with the antimonopoly report of Woods and but thought they had not properly supported the union labor Both are talked of as dem ocratic nominees against A Mad Special to The DES miles north of Des Moines on the farm of Gv Nagle a fine bog went mad suddenly and before he could be killed bit a valu able cow on Later the animal showed signs of the malady and Saturday and Sunday she was charg ing at every one in bellowing and frothing at the Governor has directed the assistant state veterina ry surgeon to investigate the Corn Special to The HawkEyeJ other day lightning struck a corn crifron the place of one mile east of burning up the entire crib containing nine thousand bushels of corn and sev eral A Fire at If ew Special to the HawkEyeJ NEW late Saturday night destroyed Conways office and building owned by used as a meat Loss about THE DEATH Kevereml K Thompson Special to The from was received Saturday announcins the death of Thompson was formerly pastor of the Presbyterian church of this Corydott general counsel for the Chi cago and died aged sixty seven He had been ill several Judge Beckwith was for a num ber of years a membcr of the supreme court of Daniel Boone chief of Indian police at Standing Rock is He was the Daniel Boone of and a man of great influence among the In He saved the lives of many whites during the Indian For for and tor improve ment ot the complexion nothing equals Poz Wilt Rebnila the imibC It is intelligence that the Winter planing mill and sash and door A factory will be rebuilt and put in within a short The lease of the old site was made yes terday to John the welt known builder and by Carsons and the Eand It is said41 some or altof the lessors are interested with Elarmer and such is thecaseand augurs well for the of the Jtlarmcc pur3 chased all is left of V plant and the work of erecting the ings will begin at once andthebttzf of the WH circular saw and planer will be early the large nnmberqf3 men will be given employment the enterprise Is given a hearty wt and wishes for successful career As a piclrmcnp use Koffranas Harmitsife Headache Powders in the It Tickets Via Rf of Coal palace on sale tOctuIsk and good for return days from dateTdf sale rl   

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