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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - August 28, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                tf5 pKTABLISHED CAM TO ay In Exciting Scene in the House of tha governed by the substantially of cordage and 3fagon andOtlierj E jn a Hot Personal Ihe TVork of the TTaBhlnfton 351 the house was resumed this noraing the opponents of tho lard lej by of at once began After an hour spent most ly in roll calls the previous question on Demotion to approve the journal was red and of New then set rat on his task of consuming tame and loot as his text the Cannon resolution of Turner criticised Cannon j strongly and then yielded to Mc gentleman from said Mc vras ah adept scholar In the school arbitrary What right had gentleman to indict his peers and ithemupto the country as leaving for the purpose of evading re After ridiculing Cannons ilpand historical knowledge CJMUJO store of ridicule upon Can ts love for the Then ensued jitonnicst scene of the Cannon admitted he was not a and also admitted the ity of the gentleman from New in that His friend mnded in one and that was and under pressure it went instantly great confusion and in the cAdoo shouted out he wanted go upon as a speci aat Camions of suggested propriety of clearing the galleries of while Enloc jras clamoring for uition on a question of 10ain McAdoo shouted out to Cannon jon can afford to let that go ou specimen of your stable pujcy I can afford to leave it annot indulge in blackguardism with you ought to jjgue with a stable tliat is your idly Enloc was recognized ou his of order and demanded that the betaken uJter a brief the speaker ferrolcd the point of order on the muni that Euloes proper course would ivctecn to call the gentleman to order not to raise a point of Enloe appealed from the Ti5tonn was Its mutter fcswirc heard when coming lira the aisle near which Cannon wa in a tone audible only to those io were in the immediate bc 1 to denounce that gentleman in no sasurcd lie declared if Cannons nily were in the gallery he would not ve uttered tin words he His tons family were in the gallery and would not tamely by and hear in Some gentleman in the vicinity said before anything more Jons the storm broke out in far of Washing occasion to defend Cannons aronsed the ire of Hot Tdswcro the lie Jallow vras Friends seized jliiKmaiid finally quieted while Jtry democrat was on his feetthorough ptnjoying tho spectacle of a family material mg the sources ion of or ic manufacturers the amendable to senaSuir th1 men under tho banSawry Ohio State Democratic Convention at Wisconsin Democrats at aukcc In Wartlnston and IdahoSouth Dakota Repub 1 give Liset he would retain tho duty ou coarse wool from South America as a basis of nego create a market in that country for the products caomet and many other He would also adopt retaliatory measures against Germany and England fortlieir exclusion of Aineiiean meat That would be true piotection to the American McPhersotfs substitute for the sorae Amendments offered by Plumb to some of its para graphs went over without the whole schedule still open The sugar schedule was also passed ovei in formally and the tobacco schedule F was taken After a couplo of amend ments had been offered and schedule agricultural products and provisions was Paragraph 235 In that schedule on motion of Al made to read one year old or per head less than one year 75 cents per The paragraph relating to barley hav ing been reached Aldnch vvjthdrew the amendment of the finance committee to reduce the duty from 30 to 25 cents per leaving it at the rate of 30 cents The duty on barley malt was left a 45 centTherico paragraph was reached and then the senate went into executive session and soon tho democratic state convention today Thad deusE of Pickaway was nominated for secretary of state and George Okey for Judge of the supreme court The report of the com mittee on resolutions was presented and agreed The platform demands a re duction of the tariff favors laws for the suppression of trusts and other combina tions of the kind hails with satisfaction the awakening among the farmers to the evils of republican legislation under which they are and invite them to Join with the democrats to promote legislation which will better their condition favors free coinage r at lts Prcsent ratio with and denounces among other things tho republican party for its du plicity to the soldiers of the late war in Trot fulfillingits pledges made to the federal election the des potic code of rules of the present house of and tho arbitrary pro ceedings of its presiding The resolutions close with high praise of the patriotic aud economical ad ministration of state affairs under Gov ernor Campbell aud the democratic laturc For member of the board of pub lic works Leopold Kiefer was Hon Calvin S Erice was called to the stand and made a few and at 1 30 the convention THE TWENTYFOURTH EXPEDITING THE TAEDT Enloc suggested the house should Jtic London prize ring fas many minutes before order was d aud itrequired vigorous wicld gof the speakers gavel before the erk could proceed with the roll llj The decision of the chair was j Mr Cannon then rose and said I Be for a moments attention from tho 4 fow moments ago the gentle in Irani New Jersey denounced my lionasimomberof the house yester J as iaf Btrtlicilnracterization of the gentle in from iew and recollecting thought it was legitimate to criti cal auion since he had been a mem loftlic having in mind that M tlic last congress he made a W agam t the Mills bill and voted Mod thinking he was somewhat w talking one way and voting 1 made the remark I And pro iiuu JJ11 vijejjt5 the house have been ld io nlake lny modifications in my Caouon then proceeded to argue in of tlic of the lard lic fclt rested upon every and 1m was to keep a quorum VaS yeas i r stated the vote re tlic question of sustaining aon or the speaker in holding the V nfinished MMoo rose to a question of priv rtbd IIIinois Can wht calcd au cxljla he JIcAdoo and those as askod two minutes in n Uthc speakers rc itlihcW the remarks for the the speakers decision the once more left without a 05 McAdoo ed He said he had from by a would into the A gentleman tindci no circumstances in indecent and or remarksthat could add nothing 1 He had disdained of siivn 0 Propriety of and nf 0crcd resolution for j for tLe a11 Vcavcs o1 It Canted on account Plan for Saving Time 11 Goes Into Motion arrange ment is being talked of now to expedite consideration of the tariff bill after it goes back to the It is suggested that the senate ask a conference upon its amendment without waiting for a refer ence and report the committee on ways and This plan has been pursued in the and inquiry of the houso members shows that such a request would doubtless be acceded at best a member of the committee on ways and means believes at least ten days will be required to get the bill out of and probably members will be appointed from each branch of con gress to settle upon the form of the bill as it shall be finally These will be selected from Senators Mc and Carlisle and Representatives and LOYAL TO HIS Congressman Watsons Desire to Tote on Important Measures Hastened Ills is something unusually pathetic in the death of Congressman of Pennsyl Iiewls Watson died for his partys Ho lies dead today because he felt his partys call to be When the first contested election case was up in the before the adoption of tho rules which created a visible every republican was summoned to his seat to make a Watson was sick in His forbade him to leave his but when a second dis patch came despite the warning of the physician and that of his arose and came on to He voted and wcnj home to When the federal election bill was to be voted on he was again telegraphed His doctor wired back that it was out of the His friends in the house sought to procure a but the democrats re fused to arrange a They knew how ill he It was the general be lief that he might die at any and the as they told his would not pair a dead vote with a living Watson learned the night before the voting day that no pair could be and know ing how much bis party needed every his loyalty was greater to him than He came on to Washington and was almost carried into the More dead than he was taken back and for weeks his life hung by a The second trip to Washington had completely exhausted him careful attendance and tender nursing saved his and he recovered sufficiently to be taken to the His doctor told him this time that any further attempt to attend to his work meant but when last week the general dispatch went out to all republicans calling them back for the agricultural Wat son defied death and came Satur day he was in his seat all and yes terday he was on his way to the house when death struck him Democratic Senatorial Convention at Dallas ISpeclal to the demo cratic senatorial convention of the twentyfourth district composed of Han Henderson and Mercer counties vyill com one in this city for the nomination of two representatives to the state general The indica tions are that candidates will be pre sented from all these and that a lively contest will occur on the as semblage of the delegates this It is believed tonight that the lion Freeman of Hancock will be one of the nominees It is probable that the other candi date will be selected from either Mercer or Henderson al though tho Honorablcs Wesley C Will iams and John of Hancock have a strong following and one or the other may bo placed upon thorticketwith The convention Will be composed of thirtyfour votes of this number twenty are from Hancock coun thus Hancock county holds the key to the and by united action on the part of her delegates the conven The twentyfourth senatorial district has in the past elected two republicans so often that the district is regarded as But the democratic party in these three counties seem to believe that it is possible to elect two members of the legislature from this With this belief in view it is expected that tho convention will nominate the strongest men in the of the present tive in this and of Mer arc the nominees of the republican party and are both strong men and the race in this senatorial district promises to bo interesting and will be carefully watched not only by tho politicians of but by those of her sister state delclaring they m favor of teaching in they said they were opposed to compul Iho nominating speeches were not finished until six when tho first ballot was taken and it resulted as fol lows 145Gabnel 57 John 48 John and William Tho convention met again at 8 when the second ballot was Pecks vote fell off to andBoucks Increased to Pecks great strength is due to his largo as mayor of Mil when ho was elected last spring and when the Lutherans deserted the republican party on account of the nott Pcckwas nominated on the seventh Colonel of was nominated for lieutenant and the convention adjourned until tomor GENEEAIi POLITICAL Convention of Democratic J con vention of democratic clubs assembled hero yesterday afternoon for the proper consolidation of the democracy of tho state in an association of Letters of regret were read from exPresident Governor of Now York John M of and others Democrats of Special to TheHawkEje WEBSTEK demo cratic congressional convention of the Tenth district met here today and nom inated Hon Russell as candidate for congress against Dolliver Russell is an independent republican is at outs with his party upon the prohibition OPPOSING THE BENNETT WIUl Twin B senate ustruct is i the keep debato After fiMl SOJUC leiHTlh i lo the committee and it was sorc He i Jn rodproclty forcicif farmers especially Central SaasyswS GENERAL WASHINGTON AJ Indian Agent to be Indian bureau recently received a report from who has been engaged in tak ing the census of the Sioux tribe of In He completed tho count of In dians on Rosebud agency in South Da and finds there are women and children located As tho Indian office for the last several years has been distributing rations at the agency on the basis of population of naturally tho Inquiry arose as to what had become of the other In dians and their This query was put to Indian Agent who re ported each quarter the number who drew rations in asked to bo allowed to take the enumeration At this enumeration only 125 In dians were found than in Leas count He thereupon accounted for tho dis crepancy by stating that an epidemic among the Indians last year had taken off a large The agency physi report only 19 deaths during the An investigation will The National Worlds Fair informal meeting of the members of tho board of control and management of the govern mcnt exhibit to be made at the Worlds Columbian Exposition was held hour was spent in examination of the law and in a comparison of views with respect to the best methods of operations and it was determined the first formal meeting for organization and to enter upon active work and preparation be held next when it is expected the representatives of all branches of the government will be present The Silver H a dred and seventynsight ounces were purchased today atiprices Democratic State Convention at waukee Select demo cratic state convention was called to order shortly after noon today by Chair man of the state central com of was made temporary Morrow in his speech referred to Grover Cleve whereupon tho delegates went wild with Long and loud applause followed every mention against the Bennett A motion was adopted referring all resolutions to the com mittee without reading and the conven tion at adjourned till three ExSecretary of tho Interior Vilas was made chairman of the committee of reso The platform adopted is as follows Extravagance everywhere marks the re publican The present national ad ministration has already exhausted the large surplus received from its demo cratic predecessor and With constantly growing the treasury is threatened with a de The whole country is burdened by oppressive war enhancing the cost of the necessaries of Tho peo and especially the agricultural and laboring classes ask relief from these un just burdens imposed in the increase of The republican party answers this request by legislation in creasing the The democratic party insists that the present tariff should be reduced and taxation lowered to meet the just requirements of neces fary public In as in national the republican party ex hibits corruption and unjustifiable interference with in dividual and constitutional Great increase in state expenses and the creation of an army of needless offi paid out of the state to perform republican party show the same disposition to impose on the people aud squander their money for party gain prevails in Madison as in We pledge that democratic if intrusted with state will reduce state expenses to a point necessary for an economical administration of state affairs and it will cover into the treasury all the interest on stats funds and vigor ously prosecute legal proceedings to re cover the interest on the moneys hereto fore taken by the state Wo oppose any diversion of the public school funds to sectarian uses The democratic party created the public school of this state and will always jealously guard and maintain The Bennett law is a local manifestation of the settled repub lican policy of Favoring the laws providing for the compulsory attendance at school of all we believe the school law in force prior to the passage of the Bennett law guaranteed to all children of the state an opportunity for education and in this essential feature was stronger than the Bennett The underlying principle of tho JJennett law is the need less interference with the parental rights and liberty of The provis ions for its enforcement place the ac cused at the mercy of the school direc tors and deny his right to a trial by a according to the law of the To mask this tyrannical invasion of in dividual and constitutional rights the shallow plea in defense of the English language is The history of this largely peo pled with foreign born demon strates the fact that the natural cause and nccessitiesrof tho situation are ad vancing the growth of the English lan to the greatest possible We therefore denounce that as un un American and and de mand its Theplatform was adopcd Kb opposition whatever of theBennett law5 National Greenback IMIV vroLis national Greenback convention couv ened About fifty people assembled Col Jones took charge of the He pointed out the dangers of section and scored both of the parties for what they had and had not done He advocated a financial policy based on a vol ume of paper regulated by A love feast South Dakota re publican state convention met at two this At the evening tho republican state convention effected a permanent organization by choosing Sheldon permanent The convention then adjourned till Flick Nominated at ISpccial to Tho HawkEyeJ Cir la 27 tho con gressional convention here today Flick was nominated on the first receiv ing nimijMglu out of one hundred He was then declared unani motislj nominated The best of feeling prevails Hamilton dominated at Cedar CEDAI first district this afternoon nom inated for of Cedar speaker of the last Iowa house Idaho Hois the evening session of the democratic state convention Samuel Taylor was nominated for lieutenant Judge Reed man Reed has returned to his home from Washington and yesterday forwarded his letter of acceptance to tho chairman of tiie congressional Republican Convention the republican convention adjourned un til KNIGHTS TEMPLARS JJf Strange Lights in 4a Deserten Resi dence at Iowa t r Much Excitement Caused Among the Res Double Murder Suspected 4 An Investigation on General Iowa Special to The HawkEycJ Dni telegram rc from tonight says intense excitement is caused by mys terious lights in an unoccupied house in that The house was formally occu pied by Samuel with a and child made it their andcthe were accustomed to hear the cries of the but in March last quietness came and in that month Johnson At the time much comment was caused and the matter was brought to the attention of Sheriff A search of the premises un earthed tho remains of tho woman and child buried m tho Tho lights in the which have appeared nightly finding of the jwomans some as being similai to that of a candle and by others as phos They disappear when visitors and parties have been organized to solve the enigma by vigilant watch THE FARMERS ina himself m his but by hls Wiitar in time to save his and after n 11 wlth M ot an 3L with which he again attempted to take Burglars at 1 f Tho annual fall camPaSi has opened up k Ithas been discov ered that last in the absence of y alld family tllelr on was entered burglars nearly every thin that was property and The full extent of the loss is not known but it will Twelve Ciimmanderles Already at Havana and Others Knights Templars encampment at this place is proving to be a decided The weather is perfect and the fraternity are taking advantage of it to attend the en There are now twelve com manderies present and several others are Members of the order of the Eastern Star and their families will bo given reception and it is thought there will be several thousand DeMolayband gave a concert at the camp this which was at tended by all of Seventh Day regular exercises of tho state campmeeting of tho SeventhDay which opened hero will begin Satur Until that day those in attendance will take part in class meetings during the day and listen to a sermon each Visitors are coming in from ail parts of tho Kappa Kappa Gamma one hundred ladies from all parts of tho United States arc here to the ninth bi ennial congress of ths Kappa Kappa Gamma opened here at 10 today and will bo in session three The delegates are being entertained by the young ladies of tho FLOWERS AT THE The National Horticultural Congress m Session at a hundred delegates to the National Horticultural congress met here this mornintr to discuss plans and take action in recafd to the interests of forestry and kindred societies during the worlds John of the Society of American was chosen tem porary After hearing the re port of tho committee on a recess was taken till Second Uajs Session at Council The sec ond days session of the national farm ers congress began this morning at nine o The invocation was delivered W In the absence of Hon Milton editor of the Chi cago vv ho was billed to speak on tho subject of the Farmers of which he the Hon of presented the first paper of the His subject was Legislation for President Kalb then introduced HonEdward editor of tho Omaha who spoke on the silver taking the position that the law recently passed by congress is ample for the de mands for stimulating silver production and increasing the volume of money He opposed the unlimited coinage at the evpense of the government in the In terest of the bullion At the afternoon Uon W O of spoke on the ari cultural interests of New England and Hon of delivered an address condemning tho protective tariff policy as hostile to the best inter ests of the MYSTERIOUS A Country Shot Twite uj Some One A 27 very mvs teiious or attempts at if jou choose to call them have occurred in the past Mr Joe owns a farm in Lincoln town farm is rented by Mr Wm Last Saturday a boy of some twelve or thirteen was playing out in the when a sharp re port rang out on the and a sting ing pain ran through the boys below the Ho had been Investi gation revealed and the source or origin of the shooting could not be Tuesday the boy was again out in the when another crack burst upon his and murabilc ho has again been This time it was his other arm that having been shot below the as on Saturday The mystery but again scarcli was fruitless and no criminal could be The boy docs not know where the shots came he claims and it is certain that the surroundings amount to several hundred Over 5100 vvorth of silverware alone is mibs clue to the Sons of Veteran third day of the encampment of tho Sons of veterans was devoted to business Communications from Presi dent and Governor Francis vvere read expressing regrets at not being able to Tonight at Wyan park In thcarcna of tho great amphitheatre and In the presence of ten thousand the prue drills foi purses of S300 were To Serve Out a Atig Rains of Steamboat was brought hereby bheriff of Eldora to servo out a ten months sentence for assault with intent to commit great bodily injury on one north of Steamboat by shooting at Ramsbarger requested to be moved from Kenellted from the country show that the frosts of lost week did no A steady ram fell hcie from Saturday night till this morning and late pastures much STREET A Fierce Encounter For Street Cro sing LENCUI Aug 27 several days past there has been an exciting conflict between the Bui lington and and the Missouri Patiiic and the Elkhorn and Missouri Val ley railroads on one side and thu North ern Lincoln Electric Street laihvay on the over the right of latter to cross the of the form er on Eleventh Eacli side obtained injunctions to prevent the other from interfering vv ith the crossing Both injunction cases vvere argued before Judge and he held m fa vor of the street railroad granting them the right to the crossing Last night the railway companies put m a hundred rails at the but in spite of their resistence tho crossing was put in over one of their tracks V polite cap with drawn is keeping the Result of Emp to the That jRossIa Frlendly the famine anil Bent 5 landForeign German cm pcror s visit to the czar is still occupying the minds of thoughtful men all over In France particularly there is deep Every Intelligent French man knows that If the kaiser sncceded in detaching the Russian autocrat from the French alliance and obtaining his con sent to the general disarmament pro the outlook for France would be It would mean that the re public would have to fight Austria and Italy Wither without a reduction of the active army Mils would be overwhelming With Russia and at of the states on her the chances nearly ury should throw the power of England Into the scale against a thing he would find tremendous opposi tion to at Frenchmen derive great from the statement published in the Vienna Tan very wellinformed that Russia will not consent to thewithdrawal of the forces now massed on the Austnan and Turkish That if means that the European situ ation remrms precisely as it stood before the festivities at Narva If any ment was reached between the emperors it is suspected that n cencerned Armenia rather than and curiosity is ex cited as to what concession the czar made in exchange Belgian Miners slight break has occurred in the Belgian miners strike by grant the tftedafter cffwlffl me unionsquare platform lastnicht and did not leaves his came at ten oft some announce tTtr report Weda not Intendto beyond tho New Yorkr Central roadSol some All our energies for the fewdaysWl be devoted to tylngrup the Wai and there fanocon promise Ithlnfcwe have road pretty badly and itwill take much morework oaonr part to tli It A LETTER PROM HeEiplalni Position on the Sew Vorfc Central below was written by Arthn chief engineerottheGrandlnternation Brotherhood of LocomotiveEng to an engineer on Avenueelevated The letter Isif response to a letter on the subject ofLt e surrounngs prove Tho wounded boy is doing well There is no trace of the A DESPERATE Hand to Hand Conflict Between a Hall road Conductor and a Conductor Davenport stepped off the Firefly running west from Muscatine Monday he presented appearance of one who had passed through an Indian scalping His face was cut aud while his clothes were torn and hen asked to explain he told a thrillin story as follows After the train had left Muscatine he discovered a tramp perched on the front end of tho basgage Stopping the train he ordered the fellow As the train started again the tramp swung onto the steps of the last car as it Here Conductor Davenport found his lordship comfort able A second time tho conductor ordered the man to get off but this time the follow and when Davenport started to put him off the fel low drew a long bladed knifo and com menced slaching and cutting at Daven ports The conductor clinced with the tramp and a fierce struggle ensued in which the former received a number of serious cuts about the face and At this point a passenger came to the conductors rescue and together they succeeded in throwing the fellow from the Af posse was immediately started out frop this place and the tramp was soon He was taken to Muscatine and locked up for trial Davenports injuries while not fatal are quite CAPTURED A engineers from running an engine across Today Judge Field issued an order requiring the railway official to show cause why they should not be punished for contempt of court in obstruct ing the crossing for tho street railway Superintendent Bignell and Yardmaster Dolan were placed under arrest for dis obeying the courts order and resisting the A compromise is likely to be i A PRIEST Xo One Knon Where Michael Illcks of Mendon Special to The flnwkEyeJ contin ued disappearance of Michael priest in charge of ZIons Episco pal church in this has occasioned his friends no little anxiety and alarm Father Hicks is possessed of a strange iiliUCIS abTlHt Py men returning to work at Mon but nearly men are still and there is talk of a general strike of all workmen to compel parliament to grant universal The majority of uelgian worklngmen have no votes and the capitalists and monied classes have a more direct control over legislation than in any country m Europe which has a parliamentary tcin The labor troubles m Australia are growing m in The Seamens union ho met the threat of the vessel on ners by order ing out the crews of the Union Steam ship Companys steamers which ply between Australia and and the gas stokers and other bodies of or ganised labor appear to be on the eve ot a The English wool which is largely dependent on has already suffered through the trouble wi th the ship and the prospect is de cidedly All over England the dock laborers are In Southamp ton an immediate strike is threatened and in Bristol of whichtolly defines his cosfe tion towards the Central strikers Knights of The letter is as Dem Sir and Brother Your the with Powderlys letter clippings from Xew York papers ei In reply will say i have not received anyjetter from Pow He claims to have written a pri vate letter on the trouble and to define my If he considers his letter that appeared In the pers a private f will I letters that reach mem that It is unnecessary forj or any one to askrme define the position of the Brotherhood Locomotive Engineers in the trouble on the Uevv York policy of the brotherhood is well knowm to him and the as it has been peatedly explained from the public fnrnrr rso and other ports there much discon The Worlds worlds fair directors expressed general relief as a subject of a site had been at least disposed of until September On that day the final balloting will and the site must be selected before the days An answer was received from Ben saying that the judiciary committee now In session at accepts the suggestion for holding a conference with the local com mittee in of Philadelphia some time next in order to the old question of the jurisdiction of the national commission and local A Strange peo ple of Todds this aro ex cited over the strange disappearance of Charles Some months agohe started from his home at Ken and since then has neither been seen nor heard He had consider able money with him at tho timo of his and foul play is Friends are searching for Nerv cured by Miles Samples free at Wittes drug Ordained a Missionary soninlaw of Warden of was ordained last night as a missionary to of preached a sermon and the Charles of whosails gave him the hand of e Ills Residence searched and Maiij Arti cles Recently Stolen SIIBLIIV Harry a who has worked here for different blacksmiths for several years but Swing to his love for the flow ing bowl could not hold a was dis covered the other night at an untimely hour at the baok of Pagans drug Yesterday morning Mr Fagan missed a five gallon can of which lead to the arrest of Harry and a general search of his residence which retultcd in the finding of the alco hol and a lot of dry caps and cloth a ham of etc most of which were identified by our different merchants from whom the goods had been In default of 5500 bail he languishes in jail awaiting the action of the grand 1 ISeutoii Lounty Special to the HawkEyeJ twelfth annual reunion of the Benton County Veterans association is being held here The first day was pleasant and the attendance The address of welcome was delivered from the park stand by of the church response by Colonel Samp Oration by General of Tho general was listened to by fully two thousand people and his ad dress was one of those rousing speeches characteristic of the Speeches vvere made at the campfire tonight by Captain Chaplain Loomis and Suicide by t living near committed yesterday afternoon by He was wellknown and highly respected throughout Van JJuron He was married last He is thought to have been troubled with some disease of the head of which butfew knew any healthyIooklng man and of social disposition jj yuMusauu ui a strange hallucination that the Archbishop of Can terbury has spies on his Hicks came from England and is still under or ders from the Bishop of Canterbury al though he has been officiating as priest at various parishes in this and not long since was dean of the Cathedral at He is a gentleman of rare deep learning and an incessant and it is thought he is sufferin from mental A few weeks ago he learned that a brother clergyman from Quincy had gone to the woods near Mendon with his boy Father Hicks has the Idea that the priest in question is a spy for the Archbishop of Canterbury and that the Quincv priest was after Hicks at once left Men don and no traces of him can be found On all other subjects the Reverend gen tleman is He will not live in a although having been offered good He came to Mendon after hav ing traveled aimlessly through the south for some Father Hicks is much beloved for his Christian It is feared he has met with harm or has perished In the FATHER AKD DAUGHTER They From aMovIii Train and lire the on the early oxpress train from this city to New York this mornin were a well dressed old man and a little When ten miles out of the city and when the train was running at fufl the old man jumped out and was followed by the little When picked up the man was dead and the girl was When the girl recovered consciousness she said the man was her father and that his name was Stephen and that they lived in Clair They were bound for An examination showed that the little daughter had sus tained a fracture of the skull and inter nal and although was done to save her SUP died short ly after Aninspection of the dead mans effects was and from letters it was learned the decascd was held In bail for felonious assault upon the little and he had giyen a check to his bondsmen to cover the amount and then prepared to flee from the The man wasevidently Intoxicated as there was a strong smell of whisky noticeable on the Six Drowned in a The Irish doubt as to the approach of at least a partial famine is set at rest by the declaration of the land a body appointed by the government aud having no sympathy with They pronounce thepo tato crop a total failure over practically seveneighths of Ireland and say that while oats and other crops promise an average the result is still depen dent on the Tim at tho fortnightly meeting of the Na tional League advised the farmers to pay no rent until tney had provided food for their families and plainly intimated that If financial aid camo from America and Australia no relief would be given to men who had paid their The government is setting about putting in operation a law recently passed authorizing the construc tion of some narrow gauge railways in certain districts of the but this would not give employment to two per cent of those suffering from the Heligolands Charles ITe one of the most competent of English naval has broken silence regarding the impoatance of Heligoland to and is quoted as saying that the real value of the island lies in its re lation to the new canal which is to unite tho North Sea and the From the moment that Germany aspired to be a maritime power the necessity was Im posed upon her of maintaining two one the in the North Sea In case of and one in war either county was visited with tho heaviest rains yesterday afternoon ever At East Union several houses were washed One bridge struck a dwelling house and Stephen Dias Kirkbridge and wife and Roll Dach and David Woor sels child were Many bridges are gone and and bottom All trains are Seven Aldermen sensa tion was created here this morning when the United States marshal placed under arrest seven aldermen Biddeford and took them to Portland ou Warrants Issued by the United States circuit The aldermen are charged with tamperin with the voting ciuuci m the East or the West these two fleets ran unite through the canal with out thu danger at interruption by Den mark or any hostile power in making the transit by But so long as Helgo land was the union of the two German fleets could be or at least rendered precarious by an enemys fleet stationed near the The possession and fortification of Heligoland By Germany renders it impossible for an enemy to prevent the The ac quisition of the means to Germany that the value of her navy in those which are most is something like Eleven Soldiers Killed During Army Ma soldiers were killed during the recent maneuvers by the blowing up of a pon toon bridge on the Looga Treaty treaty of the commerce between Turkeyand Germany has been signed at Iriuce Leopold Leopold of faaxc Coburg Gotha is A Terrilie terrific storm visited causing great loss i0f life form and published in the When the present trouble ontheNevv r the engineers to abstain from all partici pation in it and attend strictly to their own busmcs I gave the ame advice K when the strike occurred on the Gould system a few years ago advice the Brotherhood engineers when employed inotherbrancheeoltherailroad service had been on a strike was to mind their own business and not do thing that did not properly belong to them as Can Powderty say the same I think Whenever the engineers have been on a strike we never asked any other labor organization to assist It is some members of the order during the Bur lington and Quincy stake importuned the switchmen to but thoy so on their own responsibility and not bv authority of the Consequently I hold we arc perfectly justified in maintaining a strictly neutral position when others are engaged in conflict with their Powderly accuses the members of the of Locomotive Engineers of taking the places of the striking If that is the division which they are will deal with ft is not the province of my authority to deal with IP individual I wonder Powderly had the Knights expelled who took the places of our men on the Q Yours MAirriiuitl Freight TratHc Sac Fully was expected bv railroad officials that a large numberof striking Knights would apply for but only two put in an withstanding the statements of freight traffic has not been fully resumed for tho railroad company at this point is only handling half the usual amount of The Stock Yards Strike Children Kujoy Thepleasant gentlo actionand soothing effects of Syrup of when in need of a and when the father or mother bo costivoor bilious the most gratifying results follow Its so thatit Is the best family remedy known and every family should have a v 1V Colonel MilesfeNorvide nttesdriTPsfn tVJO Ul IHO and Many wrecks are reported on the Adriatic sea and the crews of sev eral vessels At Quittlngall tnrec persons were killed by Shot His was shot and killed by his 1 lyearold near this yesterday I he father had objected to the planting of a certain piece of ground with wheat and the boy secured a gun and shot Awarded SI OOO of Ceu has been awarded against the Jacksonville and Southeast ern railway company on account of in jury done to his flour There are twelve similar snits against this railroad company set for trial herethis A Suicide at T was found dead by tho side ofhis sisters barn He Is said to have committed suicide THE CENTRAL1 MoreTlie tion In Other T Knights of Labor played their last card York Central All they can do now sthe tonight they will have every man owes them allejtlence and the strike will be enforced assthe road officials state Jhat they are laughing ofor the stock yards this while business is not ata operations are not being ducted with their former The except those of the Lake Shore are manned with officials of the re spective All packing houses r are filled There seems tobe difference of opinion as to whether the switching association is secretary and manager assert that it has not while an official of the ssf Illinois Central railroad said it The striking switchmen are marking every car that leaves the yards with a and they claim to believe it will rfzi not be handled by the regular men of the various It is rumored this morn ing that the switchmen on the 4216i Wayne and Chicago road had At one this afternoon thirteen engines were at workin the yards handling about all the goods the shippers cared to The chairman of the strikers grievance committee says the companies doing bus mess the yards have made a proposi tion to the men to go back to work under the old scale ot wages with extra time to be paid at the rate of night This statement is denied by the railroad offi CAKE OlfUISTAXT The general managers of all the roads centering in Chicago were in hearly all day discussing the strike m the Stock Yards Switching association The most important action taken during the day was the adoption of two rcsolu tions touching the kindred The first declared that under no cumstanses would the demands ot the striking switchmen for increased the action of fonday dissolving switching The switching association is now certainly dissolved and it is hoped by thu general managers that this will offer speedy solution to the as the roads are to do their own Considerable time wasv consumed in the discussion and adoption t of certain needful regulations to control the Interchange of freight trafficy as each road doings its own switching might lead to confusion ana complication in the Onquestions of it was resolved that the executive board of agers shall have full and completecon trol of the switching in the stock yards and settle all disputes the roads as to precedence of the right of way ovec i clared thenaction in regard to the to be final and adjourned sine The Alton Aug switchmen on the road This morningthe firemen ana engineers decided not to port of the their might Xater in the day her of nonunion switchmen cured and were set to workiindnr v r A False Report ot t ot theFfWayneiroatt had struck of a tl Vntlr   

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