Burlington Hawk Eye, August 30, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - August 30, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. DISHED: JUNE, 1839.)BURLINGTON, IOWA, SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST GO, 1890. (PRICE: 15 CENTS PEP. WEEK. BILL 4nt Changes Made And -'rs Proposed in the Senate. .] presented for the Abolish-0f pinkerton Deteetives-The -or|- 0f the House-General Washington News. -tvGTOX, Ans. 29.—In Hie senate resented a memorial of the >. industrial League for tho sup-and punishment of armed assas-rwrna> Pinkerton detectives. ’ unds offered a concurrent res-oroviding that when the two adjourn on September 19 it be to of November, 1890 The mo-laid over for Hie present. tariff bill was then taken up, the question benic on Hi*- finance i amendment to the para-Irblch taxes salt in bags and pack-"ive cents per hundred pounds, \ in bulk eight cents, the amend--jng to strike out the proviso al-drawhacks on salt used on ex-meats. HcPlKUV i: IO A.;.I paragraph. I In be to place -a : t consider IjIc ne.=.i in which Allison salt 1 n I be f i * to StTiivC OUt 'fleet of which the free list. on the aniend-spoko against list it was rc- ras per Cullom argued against striking provision in the puiugiupti. I he trade, he -aid. demanded foreign Me had alw,;\ - been in favor of Son, even in the matter of .-alt, ->was not a question of protection Wean salt,; it wa- a question of to the American export moat gome further debate on tin* -ait nil a vote was taken on the .om-Imeudmcnt which resulted in the a being retained. republican senators who voted the finance committee ameud-«re Allison, Cullom. Edmunds, Ingalls, Jones of Nevada, Platt. Plumb, Sherman, Teller, rn, and Wilson of Iowa. enUinents were. offered to any of agrapha, from 108 to .ill. otion of Plumb, tliedut) on bran-ragraph 314, and On cordial li-inerea-ed from two to three gallon: on bay rum from one dollars; and on champagne, and parking wines, so as to make the it bottles of not more man a quart less than a pint. SIO per dozen, of STS: not more than a pint ami n half a pint >5 per dozen I in-’ 83.3(0; one haif pint each or less nsiead of >1.73': and where bot-tain moi* than a quart 82.50 per additional On motion of Plumb, bowing amendments were also to: To tbs paragraph relating to nos, by makin Hu* rate per gallon sics seventy-live cents instead r emits ami per ease of twelve bottles or twenty-four pint *2.50 instead of SI.65, Extra lies to be taxed ten cents per pint of live cent-: tho paragraph roto ale, porter and beer in bottles y by making the duty sixty centon, instead of thirty-five cents, leu ic : rn ice• ■ ■ or .jugs, thirty-its per gallon ;■ - toad of twenty lo the paragraph relating to,malt by making the duty, in casks five n ut' in Ut ad of twenty cents: i sixty cents per gallon instead of em- per gallon; and when solid or sed. -ix 1 y per cent per gallon in-of forty: to the paragraph relating berry dee and prune juice, making the duty seventy-five per gallon instead of sixty, containing not more than eighteen favor of it. The general sentiment expressed at the conference last WP,l , said, was that if thoro was any needs’bo yond the limits of the short Cession tte president should I„sUe his proclan,at on convent ne congress in enra s„ »“° Pierce said lie was satislh d tho president would not call an extra session of eon gross whatever might be done. Such a resolution, the senator thought, could have for its ultimate object only one thing—the passage of the election bill, that the democrats would see that and they could and would talk the resolution to death to prevent action on the bill Several prominent members of the house who spoke upon the subject expressed themselves as being opposed to it. France, paragraph A Reciprocity Suggestion from Washington, Aug. 29. A in Le Paris to the effect that the government of the. United .States would remove the duty on the works of art and the French government would remove prohibition against. American pork as a result of the negotiations, was shown to the members of the senate finance committee. Mr. Aldrich said he knew nothing about tile negotiations. Sherman said, of course, the members of tho finance committee know nothing about any negotiations the two governments may he engaged in. But the two subjects mentiond in the article from Le Paris, In' said, have no connection with each other. The finance committee will probably recommend the duty be removed from works of art. not only French, but all foreign art. There is a difference of opinion on the subject which has not yet been settled, but it will have no relation, he said, to the action of the French government against American pork. BLAISE OS RECIPROCITY. The Eminent Statesman Addresses a Large Gathering in Maine. He Expounds His Ideas of a Fair Exchange Trade with the Latin-Amcri-cas — Some Significant Figures— Political News. CENTRAL STRIKE. Mr. \\ ebb Says He is Moving Freight, and Air. Powderly Denies It. Nkw ^ ORK, Aug. 29.—Florence F. Donovan, one of the state commissioners of arbitration, called upon Superintendent Ton coy this morning. Mr. Webb was called in from his room and joined in tho talk. Mr. Donovan stated after the interview that he had nothing whatever to say. Air. Webb was equally uncommunicative. The claim that the Knights of Labor are making relative to the inability of tile road to move freight was denied* by Mr. Webb, who said:    “We    are receiv ing every pound of freight offered along the entire line and yesterday the record showed that IGO freight trains were moved, consisting of 4,its loaded ears and 1,689 empty ones, while at Buffalo and Albany 1.16? cars were interchanged.” When these figures were reported to Mr. Powderly he said it was not so. and, when asked to give his reason-, said that he knew of one train—No. 49—that did not. leave tile Sixty-fifth street yard last night. More than this he could not say. DECLARED THE STRIKE OFF. it OI ll, I Of 82, Orem xvi 'n per e relating similar ■ ! comm: birt, . , an i e ae won relatii tai tad end.: • hoi. and S3 per gallon, and twenty-five per cent ion containing mere than cut of alcohol; to the para-: to ginger ale soda water, Alter-, on the report of the Hoe. by reducing the rate to ten cents per dozen motion of Carlisle, insert-•artilicial.” The para-.g to mineral waters and Chicago Railroad Troubles at an End for tile Present. Clin ago, Aug. 2'.).—At noon to-day the collapse of every railroad strike in this city had occurred and work in tile stock yards was begun in earnest. At one this afternoon, as a result of the conference, the Alton switchmen have recognized their mistake and returned to work. The men agree to hereafter refrain from trying to dictate to the company in the matter of hiring or promoting its men, but reserve tie1 right to appeal to the officers of the company for redress of grievances. The switchmen at the stock yards held a meeting this morning and declared the strike off, to go into effect at one o’clock to-day. The Lake Shore strike is virtually settled, fortv-seven of the men having >igned an agreement to do the work a> ordered. This leaves about twenty men out. They will not be taken back and their places will be filled. A GRITTY YOUTH. of wa- 'truck out e finance on corn eule hem; ’uie iv Ted wi d Si we i cotton manu-(relating to flax Mil; mg hedule v passed over informally. biting to wool and manilla-then taken up. All 'aurae: s from 357 to 369 (relating woo; i having been read, Carlisle to have them all struck oui, so as ■' "AU put on the free list. Ile in .'uppw' t of the proposition and thai me -ame reason which wats -lify the putting of sugar on li-t applied "equally to putting to fire OU tile five reply. Ahi': Whi.. tin. nly a slight the hmm d e;. " iii jSheniiii! o the wool a pointed to the fact home product of sugar increase in a series of product iff wool had in- IIow Young Smith Earned tile Title Professor In Twenty Minutes, Bushnell, 111., Aug. 29.—While the gentleman who was engaged to do the parachute act at the fair grounds was preparing to ascend, prior to making the leap, a country boy by the name of Smith, came along and announced he would like to try it once. “All right,” said the party in charge. So young Smith, who is about nineteen years of age. got onto the trapeze and told them to cut her loose, which they did. and when the balloon reached a heighth of about 1,500 feet, he grabbed the parachute and came sailing down; but not having strapped himself to tile thing, as is usually done, and his arms becoming tired holding on, when about seventy feet from the ground, Ik; doubled up and hung by his legs until almost down, w hen he flopped over and lit on his feet, while the crowd cheered him to the clouds. And now he is known as Professor Smith, he having won the title in less than twenty minutes. PEORIA'S GIRL FIREBUG. th U of I ins i the Bent ti in t ifn v, , .-.‘i, tm- iN lending bill. ]... Bion by ( ulloin i provi- ni;-had operat Ro. Hil lier de ‘I soiiu- tacts iii re-wing industry of the ie demonstration of policy. Adopted in ■Ic argued that the wool : -bmi’d he encouraged so ' 'y produced would be weevil goods manufae-'‘od states, and for all mt are, used here. -abl. in answer to a p ac; ically re-enact-of the law of I so? a1 -o well. After senate adjourned. .    Tile Iii use, rVl e' Il,v'    29.—Immediately .    th'- journal the house went '•cm'Uee of the whole on the priv-, cav!. I he first bill to beeon-id-a- the cithern war claims bill. irJ!0tna” of Wisconsin, who has fnrVV'b Pa?sT?e on the grounds a m ;iU, claimants, whose claims --    was disloyal, offered a sub- ttiKuig out the objectionable ic*, ‘V'l! unanimous consent it m!0, The bill carries about, aho committee PasK'd aud tin Non- When half a doze. of Smith, of Illinois, constituting delivery. The a recess, the evening We. lure MOO. ,    ,    .    ... rose, the bill 1 committee resumed the committee again tori ..    —’Ut    private bills wore F*4- (>n motion £“8 un M of '#nsid<,ri‘tl<m of N"*"• V.f pi tx ate pension bills Lillie Welheim Arrested for Incendiarism —Site Shows Evidence of Disunity. Peoria, Airt. 29.—h or some time past fires have been started in various portions of the city that were immediately the work of incendiaries. They have mostly been confined to barns containing live stock, but Wednesday and Thursday nights the program was changed and the handsome residences of J. Al, Shell. 'I'. A. Marteany and John Hunter were tired. Yesterday for the first time a clue was discovered, and last night Aliss Lillie Welheiin was arrested and confessed to starting the three fires. She says site dreamed that the entire block in which she lived was burned and seemed intent on having the vision verified. She shows evidence of insanity and will be examined by medical experts. Killed Her for Love. Decatur, 111., Aug. 29. William Crawford, the would-be suicide and the murderer of Airs. Mathias, is still aiixe. The coroners jury found Crawford guilty of the murder. He has written the following brief confession:    “I killed Lina because I loved her and I expect to meet her in heaven.” Children Enjoy The pleasant flavor, gentle soothing offer in need of a action and Figs, when when the N^ourned. EDMUNDS’ PROPOSITION. fcrr,ivim- r°r *    °* lf* ,,    • elses Much Comment. Sintrodv-'.'t'    “tr*    Che resolu- fest for I' r ' H"a** k' Edmonds, pro-Ibi-rY.v"1 01 digress from Sop-eo-nL * mbor    is a subject, fcci*tA.ilTs1 nt at the capital. To the - of Syrup or laxative, and father or mother be costive or bilious the most gratifying results follow its use, so that it is th. known and bottle. best family remedy fatnilv should have a Lucille Statement. st 29.--The Union offered ti,n>' r, Portor Edmunds said fcsibilitv ! 1 "Olutioq on his own re- Puhlv* •Se*e,ned 10 him’ ho ^id. interest and the larg. P to diet of in Public measure, reported from e s pending before the sen- available ti mr 4dl March Ti: USSj]}ur SU wnii. ,**«tnands between now next, should be un cl disposing of Hon that tho presi-extra session of con-R wmu i *''    '    be    did Shun S,mply ' huYiY1 [or fuilurc to trans-power ie'' 0 ir* Congress ^ with it. i- a ^ueh recess and thYlneSS without the in tl ot approve a censure or re VfitiOQ Qf ?t0r who was u'YCXie‘;utivp- Another vWas recehvYT 11°W the resolu* he did not bel ic I*J ° rePliblicans, ■e any one was in The I mon Boston, Ango cilic statement for July shows an increase of SI I.OOO in net earnings, for seven months, to July 31, the net^earnings were 8=7,511.000, an increase of 270,- 000.  _ A Nebraska Hack Faits. Hastings, Neb.. Aug. 29.—The City National Bank closed up its doors morning. The failure is attributed poor character of loan- and was pret ip,-tated by the county treasurer ing a deposit of 825.000. Quarantine Against Small-1 ox. KAUFMANN, Tex., Aug. 29. liter missioners’ court of Kaufman!! has ordered ti quarantine town of Canton aud a this to a withdraw - unco un ty against the portion of A’an Zantcounty south of the Pacific railway on account < Texas and f small-pox The Tariff and Silver Discussed. Williams Grove, Pa., Aug. 29.—At the grangers’ national convention to-aay the silver question and the McKinley taillT bill were discussed by various speakers.    __________ Powders HolTman's Harmless Headache t cure all headache; twenty-five cents pct ^o\ .u Henry’s. Waterville, Maine, Aug. 29.—A public mass meeting was held to-night and after Governor Burleigh had spoken, President Small, of Selby University, introduced “the leader of the republican party, and famous advocate of progressive protective tariff, Hon. J. G. Blaine”. In regard to national questions Blaine said: “I wish to declare the opinion that the I nited States has reached a point tv here one of its highest duties is to enlarge the area of its foreign trade. Ender tho bonificont policy of protection we have developed a v olume of manufactures, which in many departments overruns the demands of the home market. In the field of agriculture, with the hnmenso propulsion given it by our advantages in the shape of agricultural implements, we can do far more than produce breadstuffs and provisions necessary to supply the demands of our own people; nor would it bean ambitious destiny for so great a country as ours to manufacture only what we can consume or produce only what we can eat. We are already, iii fancy fabrics, aud in many products, far beyond that and our great demand is expansion. I mean expansion of trade with countries where we can find profitable exchanges. We are not seeking annexation of territory. Certainly we do not, desire it unless it should come by volition of the people who might ask the priceless boon of a place under the flag of the union. I feel sure that for a long time to come the people of the United States will be wisely content with our present area and not launch upon any scheme of annexation. At the same time, I think we should In* unwisely content if we did not seek to engage in what the younger Bitt so well termed annexation trade. For nearly thirty years now the United States has had the great advantage of a protective tariff—by far a longer unbroken period that its industrious policy has been iii force since the federal government was organized. Happily the great majority of our people, without strict regard to party lines, believe the results to the American people from the protective policy has been incalculably beneficent, aggregating in a quarter of a century a national and individual wealth beyond anythilig ever dreamed of before in tile history of the world. I do not mention protection because I intend to speak in reference thereto before this audience. That would be a needle--, if not an impertinent effort. I merely wish to proclaim its victories. Without protection the United States would have been poor indeed, after tin1 ravages of the war from I-GI to 1865. With protection every section i- now nourishing and prosperous. Even where the revenue duties have been laid with no expectation of developing the industries there have. in many instances, been great financial and industrial results. The heavy duty on silk was levied primartaly not for protection, but simply to secure large revenue from one of the luxuries of the rich, but as a consequence the silk industry increased so rapidly that it soon constituted one of the leading fabrics of New Jersey, one of the largest manufacturing states in the union. I could readily advance other illustrations to the same effect. As I have already intimated I am here to speak of tho expansion of our foreign trade, not by any novel process, not by any mode that will shock or disturb home industaies, not by any mode that will invite our people to rash experiments or that will launch into doubtful and dangerous investments. What I mean to -peak of briefly i- the system of reciprocity not in conflict with the protective tariff but supplementary thereto and presenting a field of enterprise that will richly repay tho effort and energy of the American people. We -hall find it instructive and valuable to examine into the source-of our imports and the destination of our exports and to -trike a balance between tlu* two. Take last year. I--9. in that year our whole exports to all the countries in the three continents of Europe, Asia and Africa, and Australia, Canada and Hawaii amounted in round numbers to 8658.000,-000, and our imports from all those countries amounted in round numbers to '-529,000,000, showing that from that exchange we had a balance of 8129,000,000 in our favor, equivalent to that amount of gold coming to our people. But when aff accounts were closed, instead of having 8129,000.000 in our favor, we had a balance of 813,000,000 against, us from our foreign trade. We must, therefore, have lost 8142,000,000 iii our commerce with the countries outside of those, to have referred. Where could found such a large adverse Let me tell you, we lost forty-in Cuba from which its im-52,000,000, and to which our exports were only 811,000.000. Forty-one million dollars i- a pretty large sum to lose iii one single year. In the republic of Brazil we lost 851,000,000; our exports to Brazil we 86,000,000, in Mexico we lost 810,000,000, our imports from Mexico were 821.000,000, our exports to Mexico were 811,000,000. To sum it all ii p. our imports from the countries south of us were 8216,WO,OOO and our exports to them were 874,000,000, the balance against us in our trade with these countries therefore is 8142,000,000 exceding our gains from all the rest of the world by twelve millions. By no. figure of speech can we flatter ourselves into the belief that our trade with our American neighbors is in a prosperous condition. How can this state of affairs bo remedied? Yon have heard a great deal said within the past ten years by our democratic friends about the iniquity of the republican party in keeping up the war tariff. This fact of the matter is the war tariff has not been kept up, but has been amended over and over again until the revision of 18S3 lett scarcely a trace of the actual tariff that was in operation at the close of the war and for a few years afterwards. During the war we were compelled to tax almost everything iii the air, in the water,on the earth and under the earth. The necessities of the government were so great that we could allow scarcely anything to be imported without paying a tribute, and I think no patriotic man can deny that that was a wise policy. A\c were not then studying tho philosophy of trade relations, but how best to save the life of the nation. Money was a prime necessity and we -eized it wherever we could reach it lawfully. But during tho last eighteen years a great change has been made. So entirely bas the war tariff been abolished that in the year ending June 30, 1^89, the articles admitted free were considerably more than one-third of ail the imports. To bi* exact, the imported articles that paid duty exceeded 81--, 000,000 in value and the imported articles that paid no duty exceeded 8256.000 in value. The inevitable tendenayof it is. I think, toward the increase of the free list. Our great mistake was made when \ve*began to repeal the war duties on so large an amount of imports. Any duty j repealed was a favor and advantage to ; the exporting country, and we have asked nothing in return. Instead of this course < which I must say was one of carelessness and wastefulness by both political) every repeal of duty should have been preceded by a most thorough investigation and wherever it was found practicable to export anything from the United States and thus establish a reciprocity of trade it should be done. I do not, of course, intend to declare, or too itnply that we could have secured tho free admission of 8256,000,000 in American products into the countries whose products we purchase annually to that amount? The richer country cannot expect to get complete reciprocity in amount from countries less wealthy, but whatever we should have received would have been clear gain, and in all futuie repeals of duties w hatever we may be able to get will be clear gain. It is not a question of setting deliberately to work to establish reciprocal exchanges. But with all the duties we have thus far repealed it has been a question of whether we should get something or get nothing. We have chosen with our eyes closed to get nothing. I hope now with our eyes open that we shall in future choose to get something. We encounter opposition to this policy from those who declare that if we enter into reciprocity of trade with one country we must do so with all countries and thus indirectly bring about a complete free trade. I do not see the logic in HiU and I am sure the fact will not prove what is predicted. We enter into reciprocity with one tuition because we find an advantage in it. We may decline to enter into reciprocity with another nation because we see no advantage in it. Reciprocity is simply a policy the circumstances of which are to be determined favorably or adversely accordingly as its operation may make of lose for us. To say because we enter into reciprocal relations with one country on one tiling, we must enter into reciprocal relations with all other coftn-tries on all things is as absurd as to say that if I buy a horse to-day I must necessarily buy a drove of assee. to-morrow. All objections of that kind are, I arn sure, unfounded and will not stand the test argument or practical trial. Our people do not realize the great fact that if specie payment is endangered in this country is is likely to be endangered by our present system of trade with tho Latin-American states. The few millions of gold that have goneoutof the country within the last three months have created uneasiness in certain quarters as to our financial position. It is very extraordinary that the loss of those millions from the banks in Wall street should tv accounted as so serious an event when we have lost a much larger amount during the same period from tile condition of our trade with tho countries south of us without exciting the least observation. When our merchants and bankers come to thoroughly appreciate this fact we shall receive aid and influence in tin1 reform of our trade with Hip quarter in which, thus far, it has been impossible to enlist. The large audience listened with the profoundest attention and the speech met with great approval, lion. William E. AJasoti. of Illinois followed endorsing in an entlui-iostic speech, the principles of reciprocal trade. The meeting closed with an earnest speech by Henry Cabot Lodge advocating the federal election bill and warning the voters of the gov-eanmont it must protect, all its citizen in the right to vote. THE LAWLESS KURDS. i A Bloodthirsty Tribe Menacing Russian Armenians. The European Labor Situation—The Wur-temburg Army Scandal—Sicilian!! Denounce the American Consul—Foreign Notes. A STRANGE DISCOVERY. Skeleton of a Supposed Murdered Man Flowed I p Near Canton. III. [Special to the Hawk-Eye.] (.’Anton. 111.. Aug. 29.—A strange discovery Ila- just been made on the farm of Snowden Bayer, in Bethel township. While plowing in a field Snowden’s plows have turned up som queer object which, upon examination, proved to be a portion of a human skull. Further investigation resulted in the finding of the bones of a human skeleton, even to the lingers ..md toes. It is believed the skeleton is that of Frank Irvin, a young stranger who mysteriously disappeared from the vicinity of Bethel township nine years ago. Irvin's sudden disappearance has always been a mystery to the people of North Fulton. Irvin came from Macomb and said that he lived in Peoria, lie was looking for work and was engaged to chop wood. One night he disappeared without asking for tin* wages due him. Although foul play wa-, suspected nothing was brought to light concerning the disappearance of Irvin until about four years ago when, during an altercation between two citizens a declaration was made by one in the presence of witnesses that. Frank Irvin was murdered and In* knew who did it and that lie could find hU grave in a hollow log witin ten minutes' walk of a certain spot in Bethel township. Soon after a woman came upon the hollow log from which a horrid stench arose and the tufts of human hair scattered around showed that the body bad been removed quickly. It is believed that Irvin was killed over a game of cards and that the murderer will soon be brought to justice. London, Aug. 29.—A slight skirmish is sjiid to have taken place on the Asiatic froftier of Turkey between some Armenia! troops in the Russian service and a party of Kurds. Tho Kurds were driven back after some tiring, leaving several wounded on the field, whom the Armenians immediately put to death. The report lacks confirmation, but people who know the east have been looking for just such an incident. The Turks have been arming the Kurds in preparation for the expected war, and these lawless tribe! are as bloodthirsty and as uninan-agealle as the red Indians. During times of peace they are subject to outbreaks of violence, and their every-day life is one of brigandage. They are the same to-day as when Alexander the Great met them under the name of Bac-trians, with the exception of their religion, which is now the most fanatical form of Mohammedanism. The news of the skirmish is coupled with the recent mysterious disappearance of Moussa Bey, the Kurdish chief, who is a man of most sanguinary disposition. Between the Kurds and the Armenians exists the bitterest hatred and the northern frontier of Turkish Armenia is lined with Armenian regiments in the Russian service eagerly waiting for the word to move. If a conflict has really occured it will be next to impossible to avert war, and a Russian dash on Erzeroum is one of the possibilites of tho near future. There are many suspicious movements of Russian troops in the Caucasus and along the Black Sea coast that go to confirm tho theory that the czar and Emperor William arrived at some sort of an agreement at Narva regarding Armenia, while failing to come to terms about European affairs. European Labor Troubles. London, Aug. 29.—The labor troubles in Europe and in Australasia continue with increasing bitterness between workmen and employers. Tho employes of the Welsh railways have announced that they will strike again if the demands of tne signal men are not granted. The London dock men have cabled 85,000 to the striking Australian dock men. Many of the men who are able to do so have subscribed a shilling a day instead of the shilling a week pledged by the resolution of tile union. Trade is practically suspended between Australia and New Zealand owing to the strike of ‘the union seamen and officers and the trouble may at any moment reach the steamers plying between England and Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland. Melbourne is almost in total darkness, owing to the strike of the gas stokers aud at other points affairs havo assumed such a threatening aspect that several regiments of volunteer infantry and batteries of artillery have had to be called out to maintain order. Belgium’s striking miners are showing no signs of weakening and the strike is expected to spread to other industries in Brussels, Liege, Antwerp, Ghent and other cities. There the movement is largely political, one of the strikers’ demands being the concession of universal suffrage. auger, and after a descent of fifteen or twenty lect you tind yourself in a large cavern. The Willis and roof arc solid rock. All is dark and moldy, and the whole place suggests owls and bats, and, mayhap, ghouls. This cavern suddenly terminates in a precipice forty or fifty feet high, down which the brook tumbles. The entrance here is very small, and is made by means of a rude ladder. This correspondent, however, had ins curiosity satisfied for the present, and did not attempt the perilous descent. From a gentleman who had made the trip it was iearnod that at the foot of the precipice was a cavern of still larger dimensions than the first. The place has been explored for a distance of sixty feet. Beyond that limit the boldest foot has not dared to tread. The view outside the caver is striking and beautiful in the extreme. Stately magnolias, from whose branches wild vines hang in beautiful festoons, reflect their grateful shade over the little dell, giving the place a dreamy, romantic charm. In striking contrast, not fifty feet away loom up the everlasting pines, and their doleful crooning blends gently and sweetly with the zephyrs that murmur amid the magnolias, if these forest monarchs could speak, perhaps some light might be shed upon the past history of this natural wonder. Perhaps some shock of nature gave it birth: who knows ? Another mystery connected with the cave i» the fate of the brook that tumbles into its mouth. Diligent search has failed to reveal it^ place of exit from the earth. Parties who have explored the cavern for a distance of sixty feet say that far below can be heard the murmurings of a subterranean stream, perhaps some mighty underground river. TRE STATE FAIR OPENS. Flattering Prospects for a Most Successful Session. Tile Clone of the National Farmer*’ Con-grenn at Council It! ii (Th—Family .tars—General Iowa Neun anil Notes. [Special to The Hawa-Eye.l Dk^ Moines, Aug. 29. -To-day was the first day of the state fair. No admission was charged at the gates. The exhibitors finished bringing in their exhibits. which promise to surpass any previous years in character and amount. POLITICAL. which I we have balance ’. one million.' ports was Arizona Republican*. Phoenix, Ar/.. Aug. 29.—The republican territorial convention yesterday nominated George \\. Cheney, for congress. The platform endorses the national administration, commends the silver bill and insists that, free coinage of silver must follow: requests congress to pass before its adjournment the bill now pending, known as an act for the purification of elections in Arizona, and demands the admission of the territory a*-a state. Congressman Caswell Defeated. Milwaukee, AV is., Aug. 29.—The dead-loek in the first congressional district republican convention at Clinton Junction ended to-day on the eighty-tirst ballot, in the nomination of ILA. Cooper, of Racine. This retires congressman Caswell who has been in Congress for fourteen years. Florida Politic*. Ocala, Fla., Aug. 29.—There will bo no convention of Florida republicans this year. The state central committee yesterday put in nomination the following ticket:    For    comptroller.    L.    D. Ball: for supreme court judge, J. R. Challen. THE FIRE RECORD. A Chicago Warehouse Durned. Chicago, Aug. 29.—The warehouse occupied by Knapp «fc Stoddard’s Furniture Company and containing about 8t0,, OOO of stock, was burned early this morning. The total loss amounts to 850,000; insured. I ensiled in tile Flames. Pour Huron, Mich., Aug. 29.—The Tunnel house, a largo frame hotel at the Sari na entrance of the St. Clair tunnel burned last night, and one of the female employes was burned to death. Two men who were in the house at the time can not be found and it is thought they also perished. The Texas State Fair. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Dallas, Texas, Aug. 29.—Much public gratification to the fair association is expressed for the construction by them of an electric road, which is to fill a long felt want by saving a walk or drive over a hundred and twenty-five acres. Stops will be made at the music hall. art gallery, agricultural hall, horticultural hall, tin' arena, country exhibit hall, machinery hall, the grand stand and the stand in front of the horses, cattle and swine. The efforts of the association in former years was mainly directed to securing applications for space. But this year the trouble is in finding space for the applicants. Applications are coming in a flood from the north ami are increasing from the republic of Mexico. The Wurtemburg Army Scandal. Loudon, Aug. 29. -The scandal recently unearthed In Wurtcraburg grows more serious a< further developments are made. The police have verified the existence of numerous societies formed for the purpose of indulgence in ii!’, forms of the grossest vice. Hundreds of arrests have been made, and public feeling at Stuttgart is greatly ('.veiled. The official inquiry into tho matter is awaited with painful anxiety. The officers of the crack Lilian regiment are among the persons implicated. The king, unlike the English home secretary in a similar case. refused to stifle tie' investigation. despite the great pressure brought to boar upon him by friends of tin* accused. Sicilians Incensed at Americans. London, Aug. 29. — The Sicilians are deeply incensed at tile American consul in Palermo for warning visitors not to travel in the interior of the island because of the many audacious robberies which are constantly being committed by bandits. On the other hand the consul being congratulated by the foreign residents. tourists, etc., who hope that hi-courageous adion will result iii measures being taken by the Italian government to bring about a safer condition of affairs. A Purse for Burke and Dempsey. London, Aug. 29. -At a meeting of the Ormonde club it was decided to offer a purse of £800 for Jack Burke and Jack Dempsey to tight, aud Burke's backers will bet £500 or ui.ooo that Burke will win. If the American champion refuses, Burke will tight Dempsey for £1,000 a ode in tilt' Ormonde club fur tin* middleweight championship of the world. A Surprising Statement. Paris, Aug. 29.—Le Paris prints the following: ‘‘Negotiations between France and the United States relative to tin' American tariff are approaching a favorable conclusion. The Washington government will remove the duty on the works of French art and France will remove the prohibition against American pork.” More (.’ase* of Cholera. Caird, Aug. 29.—During the pad til rec days there have been twenty-five new cases of cholera at Jeddah. IS IT A PANTHER ? Strange Animal Encountered by a Farmer Near Cartilage, Illinois. [Special to The Hawk-Ey(. Ca RTR von, Aug. 29.—This vicinity is promised a genuine panther sensation, and from all reports there eau ij<* little doubt that some ferocious wild animal has appeared in the neighborhood. This morning Peter Jackson, a well-known farmer living northwest of Carthage, a mile or so, came to Hie city bearing the startling story that lo* had. at an early hour that morning, encountered a huge brown-colored anima! in the public road which was through some dense timhw and underbrush near ins home. Jackson's horse suddenly reared with a snort of fear when the brute wa" seen to stealthily creep along the fence. It was coming towards Jackson aud kept crouching low to the ground. The fierce, cruel eyes were intently fixed on both horse and rider, and the animal ." tail slowly switched to and fro. Jaek>on says he was within sixteen feet of the brute and thus obtained a good view of it. Sofar as lie can remember the beast was larger than any dog or wolf lie ever saw. It was long and of a brownish color. The eyes, ear", fur and tail were those Of a panther. The brute crouched lower and then, giving an awful scream, jumped the fence and disappeared into the underbrush. Jackson say" that his family have been seriously annoyed of late by the screams of some child or woman, as supposed, in distress, an investigation would reveal nothing. He says he kept the matter to him"! lf. fearing ridicule from hi- neighbors. They, however. began to comdt strange noise? lias set the may. Mr. Jackson think a lair in a pate-Ii of deep t north of this place. Ile for its appearance in I he SEERLEY OPENS THE CAMPAIGN. II** Ii Cheerfully Greeted by Democrat* at West Point—'The Fair. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Wesi Point, la, Aug. 2'.*.—John J. Seerly, took advantage of the immense throng that was expected to be present at the fair in thi* city on the big day yesterday to lire the opening gun of tie* democratic campaign in thi> distrfi t. The local fair people were not at all disappointed in the crowd and consequently Mr. Seer ley was greeted with a large and enthusiastic gathering of democrats, a number being present from Burlington. Keokuk, Ft. Madison and elsewhere. The gentleman spoke for an hour and a half on the principal i""iii*" of the campaign, handling his subject in a way that evidently pleased ids hearers for his remarks were frequently greeted with enthusiast.-: applause. The fair has been a perfei t sui ce.". The weather could not have been better for the purpose. This was the closing day. and the grounds were scarcely b*"" crowded than yesterday. The exhibits in all departments were fine and the exhibition" of speed on the track "itch as to j delight the horsemen in attendance and to give satisfaction to patrons. can lie used a" object lessons. Secretary Van Bouton arrived from St. Joseph. Missouri, where he attended the national camp of Sons of Veterans. (.oo*l Templar Officer* Elected. Oui mu la., Aug. -J9. - At the grand lodge meeting of the Iowa Good Templars yesterday the following officers were elected: Grand chief templar, Dr. E. IL Hutchins; grand chaplain. .lame" Ashley: grand vice-templar, Mrs. Rosa Stock Doh I: grand secretary, Perry Perkins: grand treasurer, Mrs. a. Ck Baxter: delegates to the worthy grand lodge of the world. Dr. K. IL Hutchins, Chris Haw. (I. \\. E. Hill, and Senator son. I'he next meeting will be h< Sioux Citv. I >od - Id at Encouraging Crop Report*. Scij;i i Lake. Aug. 29.—Notwithstanding the dcpre"-ion among farmers which immediately followed the severe hailstorm of three weeks ago. with some serious exceptions the yield is going to be considerably better than was feared. Out" will be quite good and 'Aith the in-crea'Cd price, thirty cents, arid potatoes a good yield at >1 per bushel, the out look i" quite encouraging. Hay much damaged, though tile weath< been unfavorable for cutting. not ha" GOLDEN ROD THEIR EMBLEM. llumbobit’it Water Work*. Ii cm HOLDT, Aug. 29. The contract to put in our water works wa- let yesterday Fremont Turner, of Nevada. The whole cost. including engine, reservoir and mains is only 86.**50. The water i- drawn from an immense -pring at the foot of the hi!: upc*11 which the reservoir i" to be built, and the hill 'land" ut the f,,ot of the main street. A Safe Blower Foiled at Gowrie I t. Dodge. Iu.. Aug. 29.—A -uf<- in the Campbell drv goods store ut Gowrie was blown open about two o’clock Wednesday morning. The noise of the explosion alarmed some pa'-er* by and the burglar was caught in th*- act. He defended hirn-elf with a revolver and caped, though without -•■curing any wealth. Annual Sunday School Association. [Special to Tin Hawk-Eye. "cream? e ill (ii; brute ha *h over plain wide! s the uderbr cannot account neighborhood and thinks it is a recent arrival. While wolves and foxes are unusually numerous this year, it cannot be a wolf that is making all tie* trouble. People who have been tenting at the camp-meeting grounds in the vicinity claim that their rc't has lct'ii broken U strange "creams, and that dogs in the camp would immediately begin to whine pitiousiy. Did inhabitants say it is not impo"silfie that a panther may come into the county from Missouri, and it is little doubted that one or two of these brutes have been causing trouble in western Ham m•:< county the [•ast spring. At lea"’ one of them was killed in Adams county. Mr. Jackson and his neighbors an- r< .> it* people and there is little doubt that ti v have seen and heard "Ollie ivild animal mer* ferocious than a lynx or w.df. An eff ort v. ill be made to exterminate th*- bmw. Close of the National Farmer*’ Congress After a Rather Important Se"*ion. ( oi'NCti. Iin'Kf ". Aug. 29. Tile farmers' congress . oncluded its labors in a special session ending at 11:30 la't night, and adjourned sine (fir. The concluding labors were confined to th*- reading and adoption of tin' resolutions. They are very lengthy and were adopted one by one after numerous amendments. The most significant wa" the one favoring the free and unlimited coinage of silver, which was simply th*' opening scene of the resolution favoring the present national banking system. The golden rod was adopted as the emblem of the congress. At the conclusion of the debate on resolution" a motion was made to constitute the la-t resolution a memorial recommending it to Hie national congress for adoption a" a national emblem. Aft* r a bitter debate in which the humble flower was unanimously characterized as a vile weed, more pestiferous than th*-Canada thistle or the coekleburr. the gem of the prairie, and God'" smite on earth. th*- resolution was adopted and tin* congress had accomplished all it could do towards making it th** national emblem. The congress adjourned sin* 'fit. Th*-delegates left at - today for Denver, returning Tuesday. Clarinda, la., Aug. 29 — The four- teenth annual Nunda) >• ie xii a*** elation of Page county convened her* yesterday with a larg** attendance of dei ‘gate*. It was a success in every way. The zeal and carnosine** inauif* -I* d :* worthy of mention. Kot»l»***l mu (til Co iii pa ny. [Special to The Haw k-Eye.] Des MOINE*. Aug. 29.- La-t ex burglar" broke into th** office o Consolidated Oil Tank Line and open tie* safe. but did not >**cur* much plunder, the money havingal deposited, except -200. th** blew A Miner Distantly Killen [Special to th** Haw k-E> c What Cheer. la., Aug. 29.— Glaswill, a miner, while work "haft in one of the none- thi- aft was instantly killed. HAWKEYE GLANCES. KY Fe T STRANGELY SETTLED. An Iowa Farmer Flare* an Expensive Monument Over the Wrens; Grave. Fort Dodge, Iowa. Aug. 29.—A dead body ba" just furnished the convincing evidence in one of the strangest pUpiit*-" on record. The trouble arose over tie* ownership of a grave in the Lizard cemetery. west of here. William O'Hem. a bought a handsome and had it placed cemetery A rested til was ago neb under which remains of hi few weeks ago irospcrous farmer, marble monument c* r a mound in the Ik* supposed mother. IL shocked an when hi* rt ’tor named >rr JU move the mon claimed covered t OTR rn was "tire mother were laid and Griffin equally was that of hi" -ch 0*11 em refused lied not i s t Barie* Wile C buque man has patented tion cradle fr rn which Ie a rich reward. A Rich New "Roy. a I )e> M* ine* new "hoy. worth at least *l<>o,0o( money that he made ndl real estate. ll Y DKOPAORIA Kit I " patrol wagon horse died the other day from Dx* animal wa* bitten by a weeks ago. Scared the >ai.«*onki Rower", a Catholic past delivered an ador* " f I ..a few evenings ago. it out “flat-footed" for pro the saloonkeepers >-ut of Viol en fix In * ane a prominent bu -1 ii* —■ ira was stricken viol- ut;\ i dr IT. a perpc expect ■Mom*" - repor . II** i Dull mo-o reap I be the into a Horse in It*" M- lrophobia. mad doe : line* Thi of Ans the W aliter mosa, c. T. ca mo the I turn Fort ie at '(‘I Vt Tho merit, whi the grave < that the tx beneath t •ertain tim riff *\\ day" from a a to re-ell Griffin >f his son. Hies of hi" ie mound, t th*- grave -hi im License iii Mu From the Milford Mas Sunn of the citizens of moving in the matter of a I ti- ll    I ", •husetts Journal. Marlboro are ■ttcr enforce ment of tin' liquor law them. We wish they might succeed in their com mendable ambition. Years ago it was urged a* st rea*on why tin* prohibitory law to renio! and Griffin threatened legal to compel the removal. Th* finally ended in a comprend" parties agreed that the grave opened and the bady identifi i* tin* *tone proceeding" dispute *. Both should he *d. This one th.. It wa *s lif.‘ verod o The eh infants ad >r- should he "Wept that it wa* not, forced. “Give ii* law,” was t in* cry. off the "tat ut** book, and could not be. en-a stringent license “and we'll "ce that it is enforced, ushered iii has been ti If the pro. peal of th* sound one. to the licci THE PEACE TREATY SIGNED. Trouble* Between Guatemala and Salvador at taut Settled. Guatemala, Aug. 29.—The treaty of peace has been signed in Salvador by President Kzeta and his minister of state and submitted to congress. It provides that both countries "hall withdraw their troops from the frontier line within forty-eight hours: that each country shall keep a standing army of only the usual number of troops kept in time of peace; that in future the full independence of Salvador will be respected and that neither country shall be 'liable for indemnity for any damage sustained during the late trouble. TUE NEWS CONFIRMED. Washington. Aug. 29.—Acting Secretary Wharton to-day received a telegram from Minister Miznor. at Guatemala, dated the 28th inst., confirming tile news of the signing of the treaty by Kzeta. A MYSTERIOUS CAVERN. Death of Rev. Michael Brennan. Baltimore, Aug. 29.—Rev, Michael Brennan, a member of tho congregation of the Mission of St. Vincent De Paul and professor of St. Vincent’s college, Los Angeles, died of typhoid fever this afternoon. Georgia Haw an Underground Marvel with a Great .Subterranean River. Cordele, Ga., Aug. 29.—In a weird, wild spot, six railes southeast of Cordele, is a wonderful cave. The old inhabitant* tell wonderful tales of this cavern. Legend says that in the days of long ago. when Dooly wa* remote from civilization, its dark precincts were the abode of murderers and outlaws. In its gloomy shades they wen-safe from the vengeance of the law. Be this true or not, the eave is there, and a beautiful, curious spot it is. The face of the country in its locality is broken, and from out the foot of one of the surrounding hill* gushes a spring of cool, pure water; the brooklet enters adeep gorge, down which it flows for perhaps a hundred yards and empties itself into the mouth of the cave. The cave has two mouths. One is very small, and an entrance can only be obtained by crawling on one’s hands and knees. The other entrance is much Well. th** Heel)*** law was x ith flying colors, and what I result? Everybody know*, piti rea*ons given for the re-ol I prohibitory law wa* a ken it is equally applicable i* >\ "tem. The fact i>. the logic that because a law is not absolutely enforced it L pra* tically good for nothing. i* absurd and untenable. In every ; state there:* a law prohibiting murder j and other crimes, yet murder and other j crimes arc committed. But til*' person 1 who should a**ume that the laws pro- j bibbing murder and other crimes should therefore be done away with, would properly enough be voted a fool or a lunatic. The local option system in Ma*'achu->etts is a disgrace to ti;*' common wealth in that it not only creates but maintains a monopoly of liquor "('liers. and. worse than all, clothes municipal authorities with supreme, autocratic power to dictate tile “one til a thousand" select individuals who shall eompri*e that monopoly. It says to one person ilia thousand “you shall have full permission to sell liquor,” to til*' nine hundred and ninety-nine others it says, “dare to "ell liquor and we’ll clap you into jail." Bilbi ic sentiment execrates and detests such a law. because it is a law grounded on favoritism: and this is the chief reason why all attempts at it* enforcement are. iii the main, lilt I** else than abortion* and burlesques. As a matter of principle, it i* no worse for one man to *ell liquor titan another, a* mankind averages.    ____ Ruilroitil Strike* and tile I’uldie. From til** Harper'* We* kly. If intelligent men who are employed in any capacity upon a railrord think that tlii'y are justified in producing quasi-anarchy in any community because they may have a ju*t grievance, they hold views which ar** fatal to all social order. They may not see it, but what they propose as a remedy for an alleged grievance is war. They do not defy a railroad company. They challenge the whole community of intelligent, industrious, and .law-abiding citizens, who are the overwhelming body of the American people. Public sentiment in this conn-trp is not peculiarly favorable to great corporation*, or inimical to those who live by wage*. The vast majority of the people live by wages, and upon any plain statement of wrong to railroad hand*, or any other wage-work«*r*. th** pressure of public sympaiby i*with them. Railroad companies have no right to regard themselves as engaged in an exclusively pri- j vate business. They ar*- bound to aet with regard to th** probable effect of their action upon th** public, from whom they have received franchises, and with j whom they have made a contract. Then* ; is a similar obligation upon the employes of the road. Both company and employes have assumed duties to the public which they cannot honorably disregard. This is a truth which was never so clearly perceived as now, and never more em- I phasi/.ed in the public mind than by the i Central strike. was done, and Griffin proved tub* r*-ct. The body in til*- catlin was that of that of hi* son. O’Hem i* preparing to remove the monument, but lias not the least id* a xvhere tile r**al reding place of his I: • i >! I. ■ : ’ lindy i*. JI ing for th** giax whose owhership was so strangely settled for years, under the impre*sion that it wos th** last resting place of hi* mother, who died *everal year* ag- FAMILY JARS. Th «> I El \ til po rl lloiiH**hi>liI* iii un I prnnr Serious Result*. Daveni’okt, Aug. 29.—A colored man, j F. Nelson, living in thi* city with his wife and mother-in-law, sold the furni- j ture of the room in which they lived to a . second-hand man. Til** furniture belonged to the wife. and when it wa* called for by th*' purchaser Wednesday evening Mr*. Nelson declared that it i should not go out of th*- house, and sci/.- ; ing a hatchet she smashed th** mirror. | aud might have completed thedemolition i of iii*- entire outfit, but her husband interfered. II** struck her in the eye with hi* list and hit her a severe blow upon the arm with the blunt "id** of th*1 hatchet. Hi* mother-in-law interfered at this point, and Nelson turned upon her. striking her twice upon the head with the sharp edge of the hatchet. She fell to the floor and bled so profusely that it wa* thought at tim that an artery was severed. The flow was staunched under medical treatment, however, and the results will not be serious. The same evening a fight occurred between Bill Ferry and bi* wife, the disreputable Lou Ferry, better known as “Lou Brindle." which may result fatally for the latter. Bill knocked Lou down and brutally b*-at and kicked her. and she had to be carried upstairs to her room. Her survival is a matter of doubt. CLOSE OF THE SEASON. a pol is Monday v Ile i* a: proo-nt apoli' jail [lending e commiS'ioner* of in*an his iri'anit> will De but An Extraordinary obstetric* with scare* handled by three phv-recently. A colored Dix son was d*" pound baby. large us many year. moth Changed Jail*. who ha* been ** r \ im dora jail for *hootina ha* b«en transferred jail at hisown r*-qu< * had been car- i °f Mans** and Finn Eldora jail by a mob s* the Eainsbarger lainil trust themselves in lieu Broke Hi* Ne< k. Monday. John Will* un* on** room to another, n and opened th*' wron headlong down the cc his neck. He h aves who has been his con than half a * *-ntun . a* rout I in im in th* Miller. Dodge. Minne-Boston. Minne-on by the tv. It i* thought temporary. ( \*e. — A case in iv a pareilcl wa* ciati* at Keokuk woman nameck f a twenty-three Id xva* fully a* ar*- at the age of when iMirn and spaircd of. Jo*- Rainsbarger. a term in th*- E:-w itll intent to kill, o t he Marshalltown Since the killing Rainsbarger iii the ral years ago Iv are afraid to bastile. \:    Shell    Rock. '. iii going from mad** a mistake ig door and fell larway. breaking an invalid wife, •panion for more <1 several married (ii \\der*. There glanders among the Sioux City, the di*-appearanee in differ-ity. About, fifty dished! discovered and ■rn killed. Several barns •eased animals were kept Summer People Leave Spirit Lake for Home Thi* Week. Spike! Lake, Aug. 29.—Til*' present week will witness the end of til** season for Spirit Lake. The Hotel Orleans closed Monday though the Dark hotel at Arnold's park, and the Westside hotel, on Spirit Lake, continue open some tim*-longer. This i* also tru<‘ of Crandall’s lodge and other smaller r*‘*orts about til** lakes. These ar** occupied until later in the fall principally by sportsmen. Many of the cottages are yet inhabited, but will be closed soon. A Davenport Bakery Ah*orhe«l [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Davenport. la.. Aug. 29.—The American Bi*cuit company, of Chicago, which i* really nothing but a consolidation of the t racker factories with a capital of I 81o,OOO,OOO, has absorbed the Eagle S Steam bakery, of this city, and i* negotiating for. and will soon secure th** fae-i tory of the Eoddewig-Schmidt Cracker I company also, and [>ossibly that of the I Reimers-Fernald company. Iohh Stwte Horticulturist*. [Special to Tlie Hawk-Eye.] De* Moine*. Aug. 29.—The summer meeting of the Iowa State Horticultural society began here to-day. There is no regularly arranged program. Tile discussions are to be informal and will be concerning fruits that are now ripe and children. Death <*i    \ Noted House. “Tramp,” on** of the most noted h*>r*e* in Iowa, died at Mum aline,Monday. He was twenty-*i\ years old and owned by th** Hayes brothers, of that city, for twenty-five years. He was Hie sire of nine horses in the 2:30 list. about twenty-five with records under 2:4(6 and grand-*ir*‘ of a number in the 2:30 li*t. Horse* Dx in*. •• is an epidemic of horses and mules ut ease having made it ent part* **f th*' «• eased animals ii av* a number of til* in which th** iii; have been burned by the health officers. A Demi ntv.d lion*! Do* rom About a year ago. “Dr. J. O’Brien, V. S.." came to Central City, rented an old barn and put out his shingle with the above legend. Ile did quit*- a flourishing business apparently, generally having from four to 'iv diseased horse* in the barn, in which, lately, he ha* lived, *lept and taken his meals, doing his own “house work." Latterly he has *hown symptoms of insanity.not really of a dangerous character, only a* related to his treatment of horses, "cerning possessed of the idea that most of them had the glanders and that ii** was empowered to shoot them. Several owners of hor*es were obliged to drive them off their premises to keep him from "hooting them. Ii*- told marvelous "tori* *, saying that his father was president of the Bank of England, that he had *.too.(too deposited there, and 850.-000 in Cedar Rapids: that the Wapsic valley belonged to him and was known as “O'Brien’s dominions.” Ai*** that lo* was postoffice iii'pet-tor. a government detective, and finally that in* was president of th** United Stat***. The demented man ha* been taken to Marion from whence he will be ***nt to tile Independence asylum. Three Hs»rve*t Excursion*. The Burlington Route. Cb. B. A <j. R. R„ xviii "*‘11 from principal stations on its lines, on Tuesdays, Sep tem tier 9th and 23d, and October 14th. Harvest Excursion Tickets ai •Half Haft s to points in the Farming Regions of th** West, Southwest and Northwest. For tickets and further information concerning these excursion*. call on your nearest C., B. Q. ticket agent, or address p. s. Eustis, General Passenger and Ticket Agent, Chicago, 111.    _____ I.(thor Day in Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, Pa., Aug. 29.—Dover moi Beaver this morning issued a proelama tion, calling for the proper observance o Labor Day. Monday next. ;

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