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Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - September 11, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE ill Will Go to the Conference 4e Will Insist on Its Amend Elnslve House Quorum Heeds Reception Capital In the senate a resolution which vent ung secretary of the Inte concerning the land nf lie Northern Pacific a im embodying instructions to the on the land forfeiture the lands A the Norih other They ihe table for future ff bill then taken the hchiS on its bix hours to close the e vote would be referring to the reciprocity 0 for j with some hesitation and not to e done so if he thought the eonuuned in the amendment was mas likely to come out of enter il Eoirw asfollowed by Vance and of The vote then takcnand sjassedyeas nays as fol Ingalls of Nc TMM Sher Stock oAVilson of Black Qu Gor ni i Gray Jones of ffalthall and Wilson of Mary Thefollowmg pairs were Btte fist named In each couple being in Jjjrorofthebill Dolph and Ed mcnas and Farwell and l TMesud Merrill and Hamp tmStanford arid Pettigrew and Aldrich moved that the senate in on its amendment to the house bill rindask lor a The motion agreed to and Vance and Jftrlisle appointed conferrees on the part The senate then No Quorum in the The house I called to order by Speaker Pro Ijiinws and prayer was offered by I lie after which of raised the point that there I no Quorum The speaker being unable to count a quorum I of moved a call of I A call of the house was or I yeas nays 44 but failed to iMosea I offered a resolution for Ihe arrest of the pending irhicn OFerrall moved an The motion was A quorum then appearing after some further taission the journal was but Then 1he previous question was ordered n its approval the quorum had again Haugeu offered a resolu ton revolving all leaves of absence except I on account of of New raised the joint that the resolution was not in and the speaker pro overrul ingthe OFerrall took an o quorum being in the mlhout approvingthe journal administration is doing everything Jt can to Increase financial confidence and do crease the rate of Interest to THE EAUM Chairman MorrlU Itulri Out the mony Belatlve to the Ectrleerator Sept the Eaum investigation Chairman Morrill proceeded to pass upon the question raised as to the relevancy of the testi mony offered yesterday by Cooper relat ing to the character of the Ecf rlgerator companys stock and ruled it a minority en tered a protest against the harrow limit ation holding the character of the stock was one of Assistant Chief Bryant of the pension office testified that the completed cases order expedited the settlement of some claims and retard More claims had been adjudicated under the order than before it had been He knew of no preference shown any particular In answer to Commissioner Raum thewitness said while there had been a larger output of claims under the new order than had been greater haste in the preparation of the cases and much rivalry between the He did not say the work was properly but called attention to the fact that some examiners were disposing of claims in less time than they could be properly The commissioner wished to whether the witness had tried to know put a stoptoit Witness replied he had riot thought of putting a stop to The cases put on the completed files by the office have been selected without Judge Wilson said it had been stated that Cooper had signed a large number of blank calls upon the pension office for a firm of pension attorneys and he would like to have Cooper make a statement about Cooper said he authorized his clerk to sign a large number of calls for a pen sion firm in his understanding it had been the Perhaps there were of calls signed with his When he came to Washington he spoke to Chief Duran in the pension office about and he doubted whether it was fair to call up cases in that way but he must act for his Durnan told him to sign the slips aud he would do what he could with Cooper did not think the slips were equivalent to a congres sional The attorneys he signed for had been He was told that Lemon at that time had practical control of the pension Witness felt then and now that if he could do anything to help his people he ought to do He felt that they had not had a fair chance with the attorneys in Cooper asked the committee to pass upon his resolution in reference to extending the scope of No decision was made and the committee ad HEEDS THE SILTEB COINAGE 3UTflsdDm and Great Henefit Xow Ac knowledged uy Western dem cents in both houses of congress are be ginnmg to drop into line with rcpubll i ons everywhere in recognition of the i timely adoption of the new silver coinage or some of are begin ning to acknowledge that if it had not teen for the adoption of this law we have been confronted with a se raus financial and they also are leeto admit that we would not have lad tie present silverlaw had Cleve land been for he is upon rec ord in opposition to all such Cleveland is a firm adherent of the single standard of money ol who is chair man ol the house committee on banking and and one of the most suc cessful financiers throughout the and who Las about as large an agricul tural constituency as any man in cen said of the new coinage law Of it Is well known that I advocate andunlimited coinage of rau am free to admit that the present has operated more satisfactorily it probable a free coinage law ould have It is possible that natijolthe financiers in the east would attempted a bear movement against the enforcement of a free coin BC and that they would have tem Tprarily embarrassed the government on im representation that the country be flooded with too much and gold would gone to a We will now Mvecoinagc as rapidly as there is a de lor All the silver needed for and whether needed or worth of silver bullion He purchased This will TOamae a steady increase per capita of r of the and If the law as it is at present it will not years before we will have more raneytothe individual than any coun Jinthe for with the liberal iffln silver thero wil1 De put afloat arti7ii money in tne treasury not nceaed as a We are the tariff and adopt re TOi relations with foreign countries H to prevent the hoarding in the of a surplus which will decrease Tlie Speaker Receives the Congratulations of Friends at Mason next to Speaker the central figure at the house end of the capitol He was everywhere re ceiving congratulations of the members for his splendid work in He also received telegram thanks from republi can executive committees of The republicans have all forgiven him for fili Speaking of his experiences to Journal correspondent he said Maine is a great It was a new ex perience to I was nearly frightened out of my boots when a dignified gentle man announced to me that he was com ing to hear me But I found people there enthusiastically for The Saturday before the election I pre dicted in an interview that Heeds ma jority would be and they were in clined to think me I based my prediction on the fact that many young democrats were preparing to vote for It was a hard but I was splendidly treated and am glad I I believe the splendid results of that election will make Eeed a very prominent figure in the next presidential cam Speaker Reed Ueacheg Eeed reached Washington this morning and appeared at the capitol at about eleven He went at once to his where he has since seeing no It was expected that he would take his seat in the chair at the opening of the but he did not respond to the summons of the and Speaker Pro Tern Burrows called the house to On his way to the capitol the speaker was warmly greeted by both republicans and and received congratula tions on all Later in the day he held a sort of impromptu reception in his room at the many members call ing on His reason for uot imme diately taking the chair was because he thought it proper that Burrows bhould himself announce the fact that he Burrows had signed a number of bills which had passed the At two oclock Speaker Eeed gave a lunch to about twenty members of the including the chairmen of the leading committees and those who took part in the Maine He sat at the head of the evidently in the best of STRIKERS Rioters at Southampton Dispersed by Two Companies of The Soldiers Use Their BayonetsAn At tempt of the Mob to Charge the Military Results Dlsastrons Ij and Many are riots m South ampton yesterday were the most serious that have occurred in England for many The police were utterly unable to grapple with the trouble and two com panies of infantry equally power less until they had ficely used the bay onet on several of the strikers and were supplied with ball The at tempts to break the line of the soldiers by a furious charge of a number of men mounted ou cab horses showed great but little knowledge of their own Only once or twice In his tory has a lino of British soldiers been broken by a charge of but these untrained men thought they could ac complish the feat by a blind rush of afcw old cobs ridden Nearly all the strikers who took part In this folly were badlv The resort to violence has alienated much public sjmpathy from The strikers telegraphed List uight to Michael Davitt and Cunningham Graham to come to their assistance Times has an editorial bitterly denounc ing Home Secretary Matthews for failing to suppress disorder on the part of strik ing The article declared that the secretary by his train ing the working classes to believe that the government will not prevent them from Indulging in riot and The dockers of London and Dublin are com the object of the coalition being to enforce the demands of the dockers at the latter port for better pay andtreat The chartering of steamers by the colonial governments to obtaiu coal from India for the gasworks is the worst blow the Australian strikers have yet re It hurts the miners as well as the city strikers and commits the colonial government against the Affairs are still very menacing this More troops have been sum moned to the scene of the A number of boats manned by the strikers are laying out in the stream with a view of intercepting incoming steamers and prevailing upon their crews to The admiralty has been asked by the local authorities to assist in preventing this now Eight of the strikers have been arrested for The mayors residence was threatened by the mob again today and he at once telephoned for who instantly arriving in LATER held a meeting and subsequently is sued a hand bill promising every protec tion to men returning to The union submitted a proposal for an ad vance in undertaking to ask for a further increase for two years to The declined to ac cept the condition that no nonunion men be Many arrests have been At nine oclock tonight troops were obliged to make a succession of bayonet charges in order to clear the At midnight the excitement had The infantry hold all approaches to the The Royal Mall company has locked out all its men and ordered the vessels to go to WON BY first probably greatest share of handclapping endorse Other nominations were For jndgeof the supreme i McBridge torney John Lovett clerk the supreme William i state pro hibition convention assembled this morn William of was chosen chairman and the usual commit tees w Blackmar was nominated for gov ernor by acclamation vlioutenant gov George of Sharon sec retary of George of Buckland attorney Wolfcott of Ainhurst treasurer and re ceiver of Bos ton of The platform demands the elimlnationof the liquor traffic from foreign interstate trade and home It is set forth that the republican party willingly embodies its temperance virtues in a who gives bibulous ban quets a vice who sets up at tars tobaclius on his own and a which refuses to banish King Alcohol from its end of the capital and places the leading liquor sellers of the country on its important The platform further declares for equal suffrage irrespective of sex arbitration for international difficulties liberal fos tering of education by the state and national that the senate owes a just consideration to the farmerwhose interests arc now sacrificed in favor of monopoly and counterfeit products de clares that both the republican and dem ocratic parties are so complicated with corrupt corporations that no reform can be expected of them ask all prohibi whatever their views on the to unite in denouncing the sale of the presidency of the country in consid eration of the surrenderof every other industry to the lordly manufacturers in the liquor In terests control the republican party calls upon all fairminded men to repudiate the bargain and bill which is its friend Michigan Democrats GRAND demo cratic state convention was called to order this morning at eleven oclock by tempoiary After the appointment of committees the convention adjourned until halfpast two in the At the afternoon oJ was nominated for gov ernor John of lieuten Frederick of treasurer A of attorneygeneral John Mc of justice of the supreme court Captain Daniel of New secretary of state Colonel of commissioner of the land oulce Ferris of superintendent of public instruction and David of mem ber of the state board of George Crushed1 in by an Unknown J A Mysterious Crime that Will be Thor oughly InvestigatedA Fatal Affray Bitten by m Mad DoeState i His continued absence I friends to fear he Is He was mentally deranged some years ago aud never fully THE f STATE I Special to The HawkEyeJ most brutal murder occurred about half a mile west of this city last night at about eight a gentle man about sixty years of had been at the home of his J Jud and was returning down the Chicago and North Western railroad track lead ing to the slate quarry when some un known person must have hit him on the head with a club mashing his skull in on the right side in a terrible He was not dead when found but and died soon No clue has yet been discovered and no reason for the murder can be It was not sup posed that he had an enemy in the world and when found his clothing was the perpetratoa evidently not even going through his The coroners in qucat Is still In No pains will be spared to find the guilty per K FATALLY Meager Accounts of a Tragedy in Chur Special to The report comes from Churdan that Thomas Con of Cedar was fatally The officers in custody charged with the The details are BITTEN BYA MAD In The Great Leger Captured by the Duke of Portlands race for the Leger run at Dohcaster to was won by Memoir is owned by the duke of Portland and was a firm favorite until last when he fell lame at the training This disarranged the books for a but that he has completely recovered to days victory The other starters were the duke of Westminsters Blue Lord Lurgons Oddfellow and Baron Eothschilds Bluegreen finished second and Gonsalve Too Little Children at Knoxvllle Great Satur day two aged about three and five of Burr residing in were bitten by a little dog they were playing The little three years was bitten first ou her arm and the boy tried to drive the dog away with a club and was bitten on the hand and The dog was shut up and Sunday with evidence of Phelps has taken the children to Chicago for treatment at the Pasteur P j an Improvement Another School Year Opens Under Bright jtjyr jpfr of THE Anotner school year of nhe Hawkeye State University opened today under the most flattering An Increased attendance of a reawakening of the erstwhile latent enthusiasm of both Instructors and old students and a the part of all to make this a crowning year of progress and success justify your cor respondent in his All day the authorities have been bnsy receiving and registering the names of the new laborers within the old var sity and renewing their contracts with old students who have returned to get another dig at to take another whirl in it may or shoulder a gun once more in the university batallfon in short to take a hand in any or all of the varied and di versified opportunities that are D it has been a for we all feel that this grand old Institu the top round In the ladder of state Is now and forever firmly established in the good favor and hearts of the people of We note with pleasure also the kindly in terest in the university taken by the people of as shown by a larger representation fiom that city than ever It is a proof of wholesouled concern In our welfare and interest wellbestowed as the ample facilities and honest accom plishments of the university will Au everything is in a state of pre paration everybody is getting ready for the work to When affairs assume a tangible the readers of THE HAWKEYE shall be informed more as to details from time to will be enlightened with an account of our doings as well as those of the ciiyin which our school is But A WONDERFUL the First Balloon Ascension THE MAINE Further Returns Make the Republican Plurality Even ing Journal has returns from practically the whole footing up Burleigh Thompson Clark scattering Eepublican The remaining places voted in I860 Eopubllcans democrats scattering Ad vertiser has full representative returns from ten counties in Maine and partial returns from the remaining They indicate a democratic gain of 12 repre making the house stand 113 republicans to 33 The senate stands 4 democrats and 27 of and at Preserveajl of the and primary aims of a re wv Ior as well as would have been in a bad i vsshadnot President Harri acked up his friends in con movement for better sil law We were gradually financial fasUoiled if Money r owlnS and inter ngiiEllor x m ense to know that PlatT more when there is interest money 5s scarce If I were to be so as to want to squeeze T had no ld know that MTmalie money as plenty X would like to see 3n tne United v S21 or S22 The ave the more we will all brcast S3 constitncntsbnt now a iberal and it is and m constit PTOSpcr aBalD ovcr Possible thoroughly satis as silver Is THE NATIONAL CROP The Condition of Wlicat and Other Cereals Far Below the national crop report for September shows the in jury to the corn crop reported last month was intensified by the continuance of the drouth in August until the rains came to its but too late for full The average is against for last It is the lowest average since The decline occurred in New and In all the northwestern and in some others of less The crop is late in eastern requiring maturing weather throughout The Ohio and Missouri valleys report a protracted drouth and low While rains of the last two weeks in August have been beneficial nearly they have not always restored the losses of the first half of the The lowest condition is in though some of the eastern counties make good The Dakotas and Nebraska are a little The returns of the condition of winter wheat at the time of harvesting is less favorable than those of the 1st of So far as the threshing progressed the results are generally July average was present average is The general average of spring wheat is also reduced from to The average wheat of both kinds is 75 In 1888 the September average for was It was 73 in The yield of spring wheat is unusually varia ble in the ranging from high yields to five bushels and less per The progress of threshing will develop the extent of these The rye yield was less than was ex the condition as reported is re duced to The September condition of oats is the lowest ever having fallen from in August to The rate of yield will be the smallest in twenty The condition of barley is not very seriously to Buckwheat has fully maintained its August the average being against The figures for potatoes have fallen since August from to the lowest average yield ever that of 1887 being HOOSIER The Republican Administration and Con gress of the state central committee called the state to order this The committee on permanent organization reported exsecretary of the for he was received with tumultuous spoke for the better part of an going into the history of republican and democratic tariff The platform was then It endorses the administration of the presi dent and the conduct of Speaker Eeed condemns the democratic doctrine of free favors approves the pension legislation of the present con demands laws to prevent food denounces trusts and com favors reasonable river and harbor denounces the white cap demands local option and approves the original package A resolution was adopted ordering the secretary of the convention to send a con gratulatory telegram to Thomas formerly of but now of the United The plank endorsing Harrison isas follows We endorse the administration of This Ladies who value a refined completion must produces a soft and Deauttful Benjamin Harrison and the able states men selected as his colaborers and ad visers as being vigorous and patri It has kept the pledges made to the has carefully guarded and zealously promoted their welfare and elevated the condition of the public ser Weheartily approve the action of the republicans in congress under the brill iant leadership of Thomas They have again proved that the republi can party can be relied upon to meet and solve great public and have once more demonstrated their capacity for intelligent and patriotic Tho tariff plank reaffirms the belief in the republican doctrine of protection to American industries condemns the democratic doctrine of free and commends the policy of reciprocity pro posed in connection with the pending tariff Milton Trussler was nominated for sec retary of of for George for treas For John of Hendricks county superintendent of public James of Mor gan county state Jas Coul of Hamilton conven tion was one of the largest and most har monious ever held by Indiana republi One place only on the that of required more than one ballot and the contest In this case was settled without refer ences and ExSenator Van Wyke Van Wyke tonight notified the congressional committee of the Farmers Alliance party that he must decline the nomina tion for congress recently tendered him that he could be of more service as private In the Democrats demo cratic state convention metat but up to midnight has failed to effect manent there being a very determined contest between the Tillman ites and other Representative Atorrill republi cans of the first congressional district to day nominated Eepre sentativo of pension hav ing declined a Chieftain NEW Eichard the well known Tammany arrived this morning on the City of New He was met at the dock by a number of Tammany leaders and warmly He said he was in excellent but refused to talk respecting his intentions in the fallcam MURDERED BY Reports of a Tragedy in tiers Aroused to MILES tele gram was received today by the coroner from the Tongue Elver Agency notify ing him that a murder had been com mitted and the body was awaiting his Tho telegram gives no further but taken in connection with a letter received yesterday is supposed to account for the disappearance of Hugh a young who has been missing from Lame It is thought here he was murdered by the It was only last Saturday that the Indians that were arrested on suspicion of the murder of Eobert last were turned loose because of a lack of evidence and the Boyle murder follow ing so closely will arouse the white set tlers about the Cheyenne reservation to They had declarea this summer that if another was killed they would send the women and child ren out of the country and together with the wage a war of extermina tion on the This they are abundantly able to A Congressional Apportionment Bill In troduced by Chairman Sept of chairman of the house committee on the eleventh census today introduced an apportionment bill on the basis of one representative for each 371 of This bill would pro vide a Jptal representation of Under their New and Wisconsin would each gain one member Kansas and Pennsyl vania each and Minnesota and Ne braska each The only states losing a representative would be Ohio and which would lose one Harrison and McKee CKESSOIT Harrison and McKee are in the hands of the resident physician this The latter has a touch of Harrisons ailment is by no means of a serious and with rest and quiet will probably wear off In a few The president was advised of the proceedings of the repub lican convention at Indianapolis and was naturally pleased at the endorsement of his A FIRE BUG Thomas Morrow Sentenced to Two Tears the IDA who confessed to aiding George editor of the Ida county in attempting to burn the Grand opera has been sentenced to two years in the Wil liams is under heavy bonds for his ap The case is attracting much attention on account of Williams quaintance as a newspaper FOOLISH PABIUS Hlfl Ignorence Nearly Causes His Death by the Gas Special to The DBS For a young man from regis tered at the Morgan house last paid for his lodging and retired leaving no call at the About nine oclock this a chambermaid while passing through the smelled escap ing gas and notified the clerk and em ployes breaking open the door of the found Forrester unconscious from the effects of his frothing swelling extreme all indicating the near approach of The physicians examination showed he had inhaled to end the life of an ordinary but his strong con stitution saved He had turned out the light but it necessary to turn on the gas jet again after the light went A SCATTERED LIMEKILN Alexander Johnston Performs an Aston ishing feat of Mind John the mind performed a feat in this city today which reclisped all similar records made by Bishop and He has been doing many re markable things here and finally his manager decided to attempt the same test that resulted in the death of the well known mind reader in New that of finding the name m a register and pronouncing A com mittee of well known newspaper men and a physician drove in a hack from the Auditorium hall to the Grand Pacific by a tortuous route and going to the register selected a of their number in charge of the they returned the Johnstone had re mained In custody of another committee They bandaged his eyes Johnstone instantly rushed down mounted the box of the carriage and to the Grand avoiding cable cars and thousands of vehicles on the way rushed to the regis turned the leaves found the gave the number of the page and date of the On his way back to the Auditorium Johnstone was taken with a severe which threw him into a cataleptic The phy sicians at first pronounced him but after working over him two hours life was again and toniaht the mind reader is resting but is ex ceedingly RAILROAD The favorable impression produced on the first appearance of the agreeable liquid fruit Syrup of Figs a few years ago has been more than confirmed by the pleasant experience of all who have used and the success of the pro prietors and manufacturers the Cali fornia Fig Syrup A Drunken the extra railroad surface gang at this point got partially full and proceeded to do up of fellow They hammered oneeye out and broke three ribs of one man then left One of them was arrested later at North Eureka Silk company was closedby the sheriff today on an attachment to secure the payment of notes aggregating due Foster ofNew with which firm the house is con v Brother Gardner Calls the Meeting to Order in an Astonishing IOWA Gard an old gentleman living near this who is generally known as Brother is the owner a magnificent toward which the longing eyes of the boys about town have ever eagerly that the fruit had fully It was de cided among some of the young fellows to form what they pleased to call a limekiln and hold semioccasional Monday night was chosen as the date andBrother Gardners melon patch as the place of the first Brother had tumbled to the scheme and with a shotgun loaded with small shot and salt he awaited in ambush to call the meeting to Presently the members began to arrive on afoot and They had hardly finished collecting the pass which is said to be pluga when bang bang went the good deacons and with shrieks of pain and dismay the meeting broke up and rapidly disappeared in all Tho next day a number of young men here were nursing mysterious mosquito bites while one other was endeavoring to explain the presence of his horse found tied in the vicinity of the tt has been decided by the executive commit tee that the Lime Kiln club will not meet with brother Gardner next Iowa Wesleyan University Special to THE Iowa Wesleyan University opened its thirty sixth annual session today with over seventyfive new students enrolled the first Everything prophesies a very successful year for The old faculty was retained under President McFarland and with recently added fa cilities are able to do most satisfactory The annual enrollment of 1890 91 will reach over four Pleasant is proud of her A Big Stock Special to The cars of stock shipped from this place yesterday to Chicago consisting of four teen cars of cattle and four of Hotchkiss shipped ten cars Phil lips five cars Fox two cars French one The freight on the whole shipment will be over one thou sand Should Have Been insolent tramp stopped at Jordans home on Washington street this afternoon and demanded When It was refused him he threatened to help A couple of men who were near sum who knocked the tramp down and held him till the patrol wagon could be He now languishes in He will not tell his Ready for l MISSOURI original package houses have opened up again and claim that they are perfectly safe In They are willing the sum of S50 per month Into the city A Cripple for many years switch tender on the Chi Milwaukee and in at tempting board a passing train last night made a misstep on account of his cork leg and was roughly thrown to the sustaining severe Annual Meeting the Stockolders of the Wabasli annual meet ing of the stockholders of the Wabash railway was held this The following board of directors were elected George Sidner Edgar Thomas Henry John James Enssel James Howe and Charles The annual re port shows again in the net earnings of The volume of business for the year shows an increase of tons and had the rates been the same as the year previous the net earnings would have been more than in Ashley was elected president and Charles Hayes general The Sew Uniform Bill of Lading a meeting of the Central Traffic association today the Shore road administered a quietus to the new uniform bill of lading so far as east bound shipments are After the Grand Trunk and Lake Shore defined their resolutions were adopted recognizing the situation and allowing the use of both forms of bill ot lading though urging the new one wherever Beyond doubt this settles the new bill of lading in its present It is understood the com to be aided by Chairman Blanch will arrange an early conference with a representative body of board of trade merchants with a view of agreeing upon some plan for a bill of lading mutually Chairman Goddard will sever his con nection with the Western Passenger asso ciation on September 30 to accept a more lucrative Made Good the DES rail way commission Is pestered with a great many small but never fail to give their time and attention to the least of The smallest sample of com plaint yet received comes from Charles of who In going from Iowa City Burlington riot long ago was overcharged IS cents by a Eock Island The more he thought of the matter the madder he became arid finally he sent a letter to the commis They in turn sent it to the Epck Island general offices and in due course of time it reached General Solicitor His reply was received yester day and Is as follows Yours of 3d inclosing complaint of Charles of in which he claims to have suffered in the princely sum of eighteen has been In reply to this complaint I have to say that the night operator at Iowa who probably absorbed this large sum of has been discharged from the service of the and by strict economy the company has been able to save eighteen which has been forwarded to the Yours THOMAS Gerieral Contemplated Redaction In Passenger KASSAS is reported that the Chicago and Alton is on the eve of making a regular rate of two mile on all classes of THE RTJMOK Alton offi cials here deny the truth of the rumor telegraphed from Kansas City that they Leap SuccessInflation t The balloon ascension and parachute leap were the principal features ol the Des Molnes county fair al though two interesting races took place during the The was much better than on the day previ but was small compared with that ot corresponding days in past Quite a number of carriages were lined around the fence In the quarterstretch and the amphitheatre was pretty well sprinkled with ladles and while the small boy abounded on all The trotting race was a very tame only two horses coming up to the and to an experienced spectator it looked very much like ajmt up job between them to make it as exciting as possible for the without overheating The race was won by Twink ler in three the best time After the racing was over Tom the colored covered the same ground in The running race was deserving of special Four horses were entered and each tried his best to The race was for fiveeighths of amile and considerable difficulty was experienced each time in getting the horses fairly started owing to their eagerness to be Harry War ren was the favorite from the start and won the first and third best time being The exhibits in floral aud machinery halls are shamefully meagre compared with the magnificent displays that had been made in years gone The time was when every merchant in the county strove for space in the halls In which to make displays of their and as a consequence every available inch was oc and the displays themselves re flected great credit on the county and the and fair For some or other the majority of merchants have come to the conclusion that this is a style of advertising that doesnt the trouble and pains of hauling samples of their work or wares out there and back Just for three or four days exhibit were not compen sated for by the This is not as It should be every person having articles of interest to should huve suffi cient pride in the county and its agri cultural to make creditable dis even at the cost of some exertion and that the rains have managed to Interfere with several fairs bnt the weather this year has so far been most delightful and the outlook for bright weather during the rest of the week is The few firms who have made displays are entitled to much credit for their and it Is hoped that many will have made arrangements to fill up the remaining empty booths by The balloon ascension was a grand suc Professor Dockstadter is an aero naut of experience and knows his busi He contracted to come here and make three ascensions on three different days at pur and on each occasion WBLS to rise over two thousand feet and a leap in a parachute at that The first ascension yesterday afternoon was a complete success as far as the ascension was concerned but the boy who made the tripbejame frightened at the breaking of a rope and refused to The professor not to be defeated in his endeavor to comply with the very letter of his and make a credit able record for in Jus tice to himself and to the directors of the in making the trip over consequently a wagon was sent after the which was found in a neighbor ing cornfield about half a mile and was hauled back to home plate and inflated This time the balloon sailed gracefully aloft with Its human freight suspended in midair and at the signal from the professor the parachute was detached and its occupant dropped safely to terra now Daringthe processorInflatforiavjmanj Inside the sparks from the great sheetSSreftjwfi the interiorIxTg In the wall of the keep the walls collapsingfagafns the as the Ing ot The of venture depends professor wonld be burned every endurealmost fewminutes of his also welt blackened up by the smokeCj J THE OASIHASa MOUSES In Alt Department Special to 1 annua exhibition ot the Hancock cultural Boardte In full blast fart increased The exhibits all departments are of the highest orda and the fine stock excel anything of thekindevershown hen The races today resulted as follow First trot on three m half mile Eoy Keed third race Walkover for Third Zoe K Flarmont third Fourth trot Dunfc tou Moody Matty THE The Worlds fair Commlsslone Jackson Director Gene committee on permanent ot the nation commissioners of the worlds fair d today to make personal visit of i tion to Jackson park and its entire sur rounding and It Is tonight that many members of con mittee as well as other commissionei who are m the are of the opinion that the entire worlds fair will be located at Jackson excepting building of fine which maybe pli the Lake The contest over the director gene ship is now assuming an phase and every national commisslone of influence is sought after In favor various Tonight there fortyone members ot the national comrS mission In Chicago and others are coajS stantly The national sion will meet Monday DEPEW M Patricks Pills have given me bet ter satisfaction For saleiby A Mysterious Reuben of t cameiiheet recently on ra propose to reduce passenger rates to two cents per j at Frank Cravens and Frank Carroll made their escape from the county jail at this place last nightbycuttingahole through a heavy brick Wilson wasawait ing trial charged with the murder of his and Craving for attempting to 1wreck a They are still at Patricks Pills to extra to give splendid They are now about kind called sale by ill Go out to the fair today and buck The pool sellers did a big business yes terday for the size of the There will be a general display of road sters and stock at this Yesterday was elegant weather for the Today will probably be as The balloon ascension will be Let everyone come out today and see it Trains will leave Union depot for the fair grounds at and 10 and 1 and All trains will stop at Jefferson street crossing for There will probably be an immense crowd today to witness the freeforall and the balloon ascension and par achute The latter alone is worth the price of The chuckalnck tables were in f nil blast all day and a consider able number of the rural patrons of the fair seemed to prefer bucking the ti ger to watching the balloon go A cheapJohn brass band of six pieces tortured the spectators in the grand stand yesterday between the The Boat Club band ought to be called into service today to make the success of the event An amateur footrace has been ar ranged for this A good medal has been offered and the contestants so far Grant Leo Mesmer and Harry It will prove an exciting event arid much interest will be felt in the The Edison phonograph did a good paying business There Is a considerable fascination about appropri ating to yourself something that no one else but you can and the fact that yon cant hear without paying makes you all the more desirous to The threecard monte man and the wily man with three shells was not con spicuous on the grounds It is to be hoped that these rascals will not infest the fair in the future as they have the management has finally succeeded in exterminating them An interesting feature of todays pro gram will be the seveneighths of a mile running race with the Lena owned by William of Tommy owned by of St Louis Yan owned by of Bur lington Judge owned by William of owned Morgan of It is sight well worth watch the professor inflate his Quite a crowd collected around the place where that operation was performed yes the aeronaut In getting The balloon is an immense as large as two ordinary full about the size of a manshead when he Is A arrangementis placed in the of whichthe mouth of the the furnace As the balloouis gradual ly Blled with hot air it out all directions and place by guy of the professor for w full anassistant throws a gallon oil on theflames up tense fierceness a secondsitime the whole interior fslnllot very hot go all airship He Is Greeted by Ills Associates of S Sew York NEW most Inent passengers TeufonUvwhlchS arrived were Archbishop Corrij gan and Chauncey For thel first three days of the voyage the Tett3 tonic encountered strong winds and heavy head seas which preq vented her making as good time had The ocean racers kepcwel together until Thursday evening1 at oclock when the Teutonic last City of New Depew and Corrfgaa were off by friends who went down the bay to meet the Among the first who welcomed Depew General Manager Toucey and VicePresi3 dent Walter of the Depew was conductedbelow where he and Webb had a privatecon At luncheon Loomis welcomedDepei home in a brief in whiciSIu touched uponthe subject of York Central strikeDepew responding said About me is the largess sentation ot the organization of York Central road that during my pres dency has been gathered In any oni I take it as a testimony tothl face that the organization of the Nej York Central is a unit in its policy andl its I not discuss the questions which have been ably discussed by to sarthajt my two months which tered upon at the usual and from which I have returned at the usual datei left the management of the road in the hands of duly accredited officers whom the directory believed fully competent toi manage it in any difficulties that mlghtj arise and they have demonstrated that that confidence has not been mispIaceoTj I noticed that one of the papers that came to me seemed to dls cussing my presidential When I act as president of the Central I actfor the interest of that corporation out any regard whatever tonf political chances or LEAVE George Jacob Scliweloforth Depart From ZUm for a BocKFORDy Jacob the alleged per feet will throw the heaven aside tomorrow andmdnlg iu a fortnights The N caresjo the one ofwhich was to api in Justice Wields office today In answ to a garnishee summons issued at the In stance of Garver areweigh ing heavily upon his fragile shonlde Garver Fisher are after the Medora peared without paying services rendered when she in apetTe Mount AN OCEAN RACE The Steamer Teutonic Comes J tie Cltjof Sew NEW steamer Teutonic came iu awinne day in the great race withthe man line steamer City of Teutonic passed Davitts at and arrived oft SandyjHo lighthouse at making13 tfiexj between the two points in nineteen hours ank five best run of the trip was that made y A Rtuh to Sell NEW Secretary Windom to terest four per effect today and brought a flood to the subtreasury as soon were In thefirst in bonds million more were brought close of f ip J PKu TC was ty es downpour of rain allnlghtrja filled the streams cover fair grounds with a akeayeraglhg feet in depths clared JTnmeronSt cattle were drowned Called to Dei Maine church of the Presbyterian Landslides TieUp KiUlr Wellsville and heavyraina prevailing J Sleeplessn another headacheaaqouirib
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