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Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - September 12, 1890, Burlington, Iowa FORFEITURE BILL j Four Hours to Its the Jn the HouseThe Order of JJanin ington the senate bill for the sale of certain to purposes In the town of as placed on tho The resolution offered yester rian calling on the secretary information as to lands racific railroad and roads were not period flNcd of the act wasasreed lice report on the lailroad dll was taken The is contained m the first e to the United States KTwiwiorc granted any state or tion to aid in the construction of opposite to and cotermmous of any such railroad ted and in operation for benefit of which such d and all such lauds part of the public domain the act shall not be construed the right of way or station of any railroad company hereto i opposed the report as a scheme gotten up for the jtofaU the land grant While professed to be a forfeit sections related to separate and exempted them from the jof the forfeiture section or else i them certain pecuniary ad Jlost that could be said of thc nuittafew small railroads that not got friends enough in the i were to be crucified for the issing over and varnishing the pretense of the general speaking for over four Mor jor a motion of to SoQuorum in the House Speaker iKdentfrcd the chamber this morning of applause from the blicans and spectators in the gal of made the The speaker with Ivukingiotc of thc stated the ustion on ordering the previous ques jaon approving the journal ofTues Uand directed the clerk to call the The vote stood yeas nays f On motion of McKinley d democratic applause the house YORK BEFORE IBtpnMlran Senatorial Caucus Arranges no Order of Sept republi caucus to decide the order itehiess today concluded to limit the for tieremainder of the session lelollowing to be considered in after the report of the ecomtnittce on the land grant shallhave been disposed rite antilottery bill the bill to re il the timber culture act to establish eland claim courts for the relief lithe supreme court for thc adjustment pihe claims of under the lothour law making eight hours a ks etc to transfer the revenue e service to the navy department lePaddock pure food bill for the set aiol claims arising from Indian Nations the Torry bankruptcy bill i Ml to place telegraph companies 1 lie operation of the interstate and the District of Col The question of adjourn discussed only ideof lie caucus the opinion was sly expressed that after the tariff bill a quorum could be held ir only a short It TEE EiDH Tilts Between Lewis and Sept Eaum aung committee session was en nedtoday by several tilts between 1lick and Lewis and Mor Commissioner beginning his commenced an examination of The lattta said his attention sfct called to the refrigerator com by newspaper articles and after 5 by George He had iwith other persons Mid not care to give their had said Butler and Fitch told seven pension office employes bought Joe commissioner said Fleming him rtbe the Cooper said the commissioner had Po out the article saying he cot given his note to L iiiv repliaH he had de iv r glven a note Ior Cooper further said he had been Pined in his belief in the charges by rammissioners refusal to answer his But the charges rested upon If they knocked all WOMknocked themselves Cooper said McCole Presenting the refrigerator the books in a way that witness to suppose they showed Later Cooper said lie seen the books of thecom when Flick sharply queries TOU are on oath dont we sworn a moment ago that TOU tfeJSi6 those oooks and sustain the said I believed of yours was ungentle Johnson says that the senate of he city has not yet taken any offiicial teps In regard to the matter but the lead of the foreign office of the Hamburg when he was called upon with ref erence to it stated that he felt certain that it would do all in its power to assist he Johnson calls at tention to a fact he seems to e unknown to a great many pork mcr and which if known might prove f importance to this While the mportation of American pork into Ger many proper Isabsolutely forbidden it is permitted to Import it into the bonded warehouse district of Hamburg and sell there to outwardbound As his district Is quite city in out wardbound ships always provisioning here and nearly four thousand ships OAvethe port every Johnson ays it can be seen what a mar 1 et it would be for the great American iroduct he says that our iork can be transportea from tlie bonded istrict at Hamburg by rail in bond to cveral Hal tic seapoits in un cr certain and sold there to utwardbound Johnson was formally the editor f one of the leading dailies of Cinciu Following is the petition referred to bv Johnson To UlS THE IMPERIAL GEXEKAL vox AT EKLIN The prohibition of the impor alion of American pork is especially bur ensomefor a great proportion of the because Germany seems to be uu ble to cover wants with her own pro The prices of pork have risen o excess and have reached a height vhich imposes upon the working classes great restriction in their consumption f meat One hundred kilograms of Ger man salted bacon costs from 120 to 130 narks at whereas the Arner can bacon would only cost from SO to 90 including On the other large quantities of much inferior to tho American are imported from the adjoining and higher prices arc paid for de tho importation of vn hogs becomes necessary from those which yield a much smaller evenue to the empire than the same uantity of salted pork would The prohibition was proclaimed on ac ountofthe danger of An fficially controlled inspection of pork or trichinosis did not exist in t has come to our ears that the Ameri can government is now to meet he demands of thc German government vith regard to the inspection of Ameri an Thc security given by this oncession is still more strengthened by ircumstances that a case of trichinosis tas never been known to have oc urred in Germany in consequence the consumption of trichinosis American pork during the long space of ime that this article was imported notwithstanding any scruples iould these could be removed by compulsory Inspection of the pork on s arrival in The undersigned respectfully and umbly pray that your excellency will ause thc removal of the prohibition of he importation of American in the nterest of the working as as the commerce and shipping of THIS me time to restore order after mattcr was Anally smoothed was He Fleming any of the ke of In the course Commissioner Kaum of r T110 whole thing is the fig eS rgo U a 3is of tne pension Mr J dont say Interior thatuoliaJ approved cs order He had been With great improve n office under Commi if tte Doyou suppose 8 P everything I see deal in he Ballm haJ toW Wm Iully andthe explana i Ho was satisfied Tr had not the slightest favor Lemon or anvbody Making Favor of American Charle States Consul In a report to th merchants o great efforts German of Ameni They hav ion to Chancellor Capri the petition has been great banking house busines Chamber e Has Created Considerable Worry Over In the Old NEW Sept first fall meeting of the Union League club was eld tonight with Chauncy Bepew in the General Sherman was on the Depew made a le thanked the club for its cordial wel ome upon his return from abroad and Of all the great Americans known n the other side not even none are so well knows as James Blaine and William They com to regard McKinlcy as a man who las been studying up economic subjects md invented new schemes by which to lose up the factories of Europe and to tarve the people into submission to the American government They plied me with questions as to McKiuley and tried to get an expression as to the nature of he man and what he was going to do with all the people I replied that the notion that McKin ey was that sort of man was a mistaken I said possibly he had an idea of nducing them to migrate with all their actories and workmen to the great American country and thus help give greater consuming power to our agricul ural Inasmuch as some of the great governments abroad had taken a lotion they did not want to be on famil ar terms with the American the best we could do was to increase the con iuming capacity of thc American hog at THE MISSISSIPPI WAS IT MDJlEADfe r 1 The Wonderful Feat of L the Sllndfolded from Auditorium to the Grand Iloteland Fliidn a Name on r the lalhoun Ontlines the Intention to Restrict tlie 2f effro Cal president of thc constitutional con vention spoke at great length today in support of the Campbell plan mentioned n these the scheme of which s to divide the state into thirteen gerry mandered election districts to be con trolled by the He said even the presidency of thc United States was a natter of insignificance compared with ocal self government He did not pro pose to minco matters but if asked by anybody if it was the purpose of the con vention to restrict negro suffrage he would frankly answer thats what we are here The flat had gone forth that and intlmi Jation must cease and if the convention failed to insure white supremacy by peaceful methods he in case a nc ro was hereafter killed in political regard himself and every member of convention accessory to the Soutli Carolina Sept ticket was nominated by the democratic convention at an early hour this morn ing Tillman lieutenanl Garey secretary of Tindall Bates attorney Bates was nominated for tendent of Mayficle for comptroller Farley for adjutant and Inspector The platform favors free and unlimited coin age of silver and a repeal otthe interna revenue system denounces the McKinlcy tariff bill and the Lodge election bill condemns the action of Speaker Reed demands the abolition of the nationa banks the passage of such laws as wii prevent dealing in futures and the plac ing of tax on the At this morning the convention completei its work after an all night session and Montana Sept republican state convention met at Butte today The only business before the conventioi was tho rcnominating candidate for congress and naming the state commit the present represent ative in was unanimously uom The favorable impression produced 01 the first appearance of the agrccabl liquid fruit Syrup of Figs a fon years ago has been more than confirmcr1 by the pleasant experience of all wh have used and the success of the prc prietors and manufacturers tho Call fornia Fig Syrup Two Men night in a saloon quarrel which occurcr between a Henry and fou young Nofsel drew a revolver an The bullet killed bothLe Basham and John Sept marvelous nd extraordinary mindreading test which cost Washington Irving Bishop his fo several years ago was successfully ccomplished at the Grand Pacific hotel csterday afternoon by Paul Alexander The feat performed by ohustouc is as remarkable as it is won One is confiontcd by facts beyond mans reasoning or undcr and totally This is what Johnstone did Ho rove doubly blindfolded and with a lack hood drawn completely over his ead and from the Auditorium through cross streets in thedown own thoioughfares thronged with to the Grand Pacific hen he went up to the was put 111 osscssion of one of tho registry books ud by picked a name rom the several thousands registered in He not only picked the name but ut actually wrote it out and in a char icter hand almost the exact faesimile of he original From the time he left the Auditorium otel until ho had written the name Johnstone remained Nobody said a word to nobody ouched He drove Icked the name out wrote t out It was tho most remarkable exhibit ver How it was carried out the ollowing facts Shortly before 3 yesterday Arthur of the hicago Press Thaddeus ditor of the manager of the Lumber Trade nd Charles all reputable news aper started from the Auditorium n a twohorse They were the com mittee agreed upon to test the alleged lindreadlng power of he agreement with Johnstones was that they liould drive to the Grand Pacific that liere one of Charles liould pick some name of a guest from be Then Lederer should emain at the Auditorium with the rcg ster containing the name picked out the other three men should return the Auditorium and Johustone vas to be put to tho Tho route riven over by tho committee of four rom the Auditorium to the Grand Pacific otels was as follows North on Michi an avenue to Monroe west on lonroe street to Wabash avenue to Jack west on Jackson to south on tato to Van west on Van Burcn o Clark north on Clark street to thence to the Grand his was by no means a straight route o the Grand as will be keep your mind oncentrated on the route over which ou have just requested ohnstone when the committee returned o the He then began prep rations for He passed his ands once or twice over the forehead of Lrthur who had driven to the jraud and then snapped his fin ers he blindfold A silk handkerchief was draw it cried Put another one over he and a second handker hief was the be uick The mans nervous agitation was some hing unpleasant to The a olack cloak falling clear down over the was thrown over his Now let us go he ohnson took his right Dean in his and Butler fol owed so as to be present if an accident hould render his services The mindreader almost flew down he marble grand staircase of the audito The rig was standing at the adies Butler got into hen and finally he mindreader was assisted into Arthur Johnson Johnstone sat upon the drivers ieat Arthur Johnson who had driven he team to the Grand Pacific a few mo ments handed him the These he took with one hand with the other ho touched Johnsons fore All right he and he touched up tho who started at an exceedingly lively that a park policeman shouted at them to It was a startling sight to see this eagerly leaning over the buggy driving through great thoroughfares of Traffic on Wabash State and lark street was at its height Within Dfteen minutes the Grand Pacific was A great crowd was assembled although no public announcement was made that a test was to take lohnstone was in a fearfully excited state when he He kept a constant snapping of his fingers and literally ran to reach the rotunda and tho Through a trifling misunderstanding the test came near Instead of re maining in the rotunda with the as had been agreed to avoid the great went Into the club Johnstone easily found but the strain on his mind was in When he reached Lederer he was on the point of The hood was at once His at no time possessing was ghastly while it was flooded with perspiration trinkling down in streams all over take me into a private he I shall faint take me He reeled like a drunken Give me a glass of take me He was taken upstairs for a few mo In the meanwhile Charles Lederer returned to the rotunda and then went behind tho Within five minutes Johnstone came The hood was again on hi There he there he he shouted He was led to Give mo thi ho He was trembling like an aspen shaken by the wind A thrill went through him when the rcg ister was put under his He shuf fled the pages over The blacl hood was but he was still blind He kept snapping his fingers con How many of you gentlemen know the he Stand all arouni let me touch Again he shuf fled his fingers through the pagespt thi For Gods he do keep your mind on thenann Dont you see I am altnos ready to faint The crowd leaned over and almos brushed Do stand back stanc back and give me a he sale He shut the resrister then re opened He struck his foot on th you are letting you The name is on this page August and you know it H passed his fingers upon and down th egan C4 Bu4 K Sdmehojjr tie could not finish thVoameT Give me a ho r Now a A coat was ried it Do your mind on the name keep it before your he said to Then he pro eeded to The piece of paper was ot quite large enough to hold the whole and ho crushed and flung Mi from Finally he wrote out in a igible hand JiC It was the name picked out byLederer nd the The test had been The wontal feat over which Vashlngton Irving Bishop had died in ndeavoring to accomplish had been suc essfully carried out The crowd in the otunda of tho hotel cheered the mind eader loud and But what a collapse in his physical ap earance Ho had to bo carried reat drops of perspiration poured down lis his hair was wringing wot e was taken in tho parlors up Butler attended him and his man had a glass of whisky ent to But then it was that really most remarkable phase of what had ruly been a marvelous was Johnstone was Ho eemcd so happy to have succeeded in erforinlng tho feat that he alternately aughcd like a boy and sobbed like a It seems that once during the ip a false halt was John wanted to explain how It And icn he went through what ho had for on the streets while driving HE TELLS THE STOItY OF T1IK he I saw a I had to turn the tongue f my carriage was going right through I gave a sudden twist fortunate I cleared Then once a big a hayrack or something of that was driving right past It was oadcd with I had to avoid it It coming right toward And thus e went on describing exactly what hap ened during the drive from the Audi Ho was blindfolded all the time nd under a black Johnstoue is a young man about wcntysix years smooth about ve feet and seven and onehalf or eight nches and of sandy le came to Chicago from here his mental feats startled all those ho saw He is tho son of wealthy and does not do this thing for loney or IN WAR lie Nez Perces Indiana MiiklngHogtile BOISE n old frontiersman and Indian f Long near the Salmon a dispatch to Governor Sharp nforming him that the condition of af airs among the Nez Perces Indians at hat place is The tribe is very nuch discontented and sullen at the reatment tho death of nd loss of and vow vengeance omctime on tho Over two hun red Indians are camped at Meadows nd a number of warriors are in war People are alarmed at the hostile alk and appearances of The quaws tells settlers to be The ettlcrs having ranches are flocking to he central point in the The greatest excitement prevails at Long Tho settlors are arming to de end Saturday one company rom Boise barrack took up their line of narch for Longville on a pleasure Jovernor Sharp dispatched the captain x by forced to reach Meadows as soon as RESCUED PROM THE Now look at the he said t Charles then close your eye and Ledercr did as was Johi stone snapped his fingers i struc his once or passed his ban V Bout Load of Sealers Picked Up in Mid SAX The chooner Lewis arrived today from iehring sea with a cargo of seal She picked up three boats and eleven of he crew of the schooner vho left the lost vesse in a fog and were ive days in the open boats when While trying to laud at Cooper hree of them were one by he who thought the men were oming to kill One other boat rom the White with six men made a anding at Cooper Island and the men reached here a few days ago on the Warner Some of the men charge the captain of the White with laving deliberately left them to their CHURCH Clilrd General Conference of the Metho dist Church of third gen eral conference of the Methodist church of Canada opened Over five mndred delegates are The session was taken up with the address of general superintendent Among the most important questions to be discussed are the advisability of estab ishing a Methodist sisterhood and the advisability of petitioning parliament as regards the vexed question of clerical In a memorial which It pro oscd to send It stated the British North American act recognizes the equality ol ill religious bodies before the but that the order of precedence at Dominion and provincial receptions ignore the very existence of their ASSAULTED BY Terrible Experience of Lizzie Dougan Near Friday night about eight as Miss Lizzie Dougan was returning from town to her home at two un known men caught up to her when she was almost opposite the residence o Eobt and after hitting blows on the grabbed hold of her andattempted to force some kind o a drug down her A hand kerchief was then held over he mouth and the lusters tore two ring from her extracted her purse from her tore her clothes about the neck and and then ran off in the Miss Dougan re sisted with all her might after the firs fright was and after her assailant left ran and fell fainting in th which was only a few rods away She was at once taken Into the house where she told her and a search for the bold Si far they have not been apprehended Great indignation is expressed by all fo this audacious and should thi perpetrators bo caught they will b given the full extent of the A BOOH FOR A A Wagon and BuKgy Factory to be EH tabllshed There by the Special to The DALLAS Sept Bur closed a contract with the city Tuesda last to establish his immense wagon an cart factory the citizens paying him cash and real estate to the value of SlOiOOO Favorably Plumb today reported favorably from the public lands committee the bill de claring that railroad land grants sha not be held to includeland containin valuable deposits of lead iron or other unless the same b specified in JJerre and An important They act o the stomach and bowels through th Anew They speed ilycnre bad torp piles and Splendi for women and Smalles SOidosesyfor Samples free at drag store BODIANCIST hey Continued Develop With i teresting Ducben df VzeiT don Unions to South hampton Strikers Solidity of the Triple olatlons continue and with variations of most interesting The latest dditiou is the admission of the Duchess Jzes that she contributed to le campaign funds and that she brought rout a meeting at her house between oulanger and the Coinpte de le was disgusted with the gen rals lack of The truth ap ears to be that who showed n more than twenty battlefields that ho ad plenty of physical knew nly too well that the army would not upport him and that tho rnili ary governor of had men t his back and the most elaborate pre aratlons made to effectually stamp out 10 first attempt to use Through 10 whole scries of revelations Na uet figures as the man who was con antly urging Boulanger to a coup ut the old socialists object was entirely fferent from The latter anted to bo a marshal under the re tored monarchy with a big while aquet and a horde of social ts and dissatisfied radicals who made p the fighting force of the Bonlangists anted a socialistic republic with a nglc and would have assassin ed the general on discovering first ovo toward restoring the bated bour RIOTERS BADLY the south grain unprecedented rapid rise In value of trade Is demoral the hardest is no doubt the will close with a gen eral sonthern exporters have already The government policy of raising the tariff is T THE WTOMNU Many Voters Disfranchised By an Unac countable Error In the first state election in Wyoming came off to The utmost enthusiasm was but it is doubtful if the vote will be very The Australian ballot system was introduced for the first with the registration Until within a few days It was understood the law con tained a clause to the effect when through absence or anybody failed to register they would be per mitted to swear in their votes on election Although a clause to this effect passed both houses of the last legisla ture and appears in both for some unaccountable reason it falls to appear in the enrolled copy of tho law or in the printed This omission dis franchised a very large number of In 1888 tho toUl voto cast was for delegate In con gress then received a majority of At this hour 10 it is very difficult to tell much about the Some of the precincts are over one hundred and fifty miles from the county scats and comparatively little can be heard from The republicans claim the state by while the democrats claim it by from 800 to 17500 on the Saef Case at Farm t6p J The ErringGirl WithFatal at l Spcclnl to The Emma of this died this afternoon in great poisoned by her own She was pregnant and and had been told by some ladv friend that if she would put some matches into boiling water and let them then drink the water she would be all She did and is dead from tho effect of the No one knows how much of the poisonous stuff she did She was not yet seventeen years of A BOYS EASE ondon UnlonB ICefune Aid to Southamp ton con nucs In a very disturbed Noth ig but the prompt action of the military revented a renewal of the and lany acts of violence were committed In pitc of The arrival uf two gun oats has had the effect of making the rikers withdraw the pickets which icy had in boats around the entrance to id harbor for the purpose of inducing 10 sailors and firemen of incoming learners to join the The London bor leaders have failed to respond to the ppeal for and the result s great discouragement among the strik It is now clear that they began the trike without any preparation or assur nces of outside support their sud en resort to has deterred the labor unions from giving them ny The strikers are now opelessly In the event of the outhampton strike continuing a week steamship it s will cease to make South mpton their The loss of pat onage thus resulting will prevent any ivldend being declared on the dock lares for nine years to The aares are already Ship wners are wiring their to send omewardbound vessels to other The situation today is The police ave given notice that they will pro Ibit all processions by the The eaders of the strike have promised on tie part of the men to abstain from any urther The mail teamer La Plata sails having en aged a fresh The 3Iarnlna Post ompares Southampton strike with ae great strikes at Pittsburg and Chi which resulted in disaster to life nd The writer attributes the iolence of the American strikers to the cverity of the measures adopted to re ress The American authorities re much readier to adopt summary and larsh treatment than the English There is really a better feeling between he classes here than In and it esults in cool and humane conduct on he part of those in Solidity of the Triple doubt may have existed lately as to the con inuance of the triple alliance between Austria and is fast dis Tho conferring of an Aus rian decoration on Count Segra for his fforts in putting down the irredentist as the movement for the acqui ition by Italy of tho border territory icld by Austria where Italian is spoken the Trentino and a small fringe if the is considered sat sfactory evidence of the good feeling between Austria and Eumors are also revived of a bargain by which Austria is to cede this which ncludes the only Austrian o Italy on condition of being allowed to grab Salonica and the territory around it m the next carving up of Turkish terri The good feeling between Ger many and Austria will be exemplified by mperor Williams presence at the Austrian army maneuvers and then going on a hunting trip of several days in the Syrian mountains with Kaiser Francis NO WAR A Rumor That MvNulta Will Suc ceed President of the Illinois Cen say that President of tho Illinois will be succeeded by General late candidade for the republican nomi nation for governor of that Gen eral Manager Jefferys resignation was due to his quarrel with Vice President who was at the head of the road in the absence of Fish in En that when Fish went to Chi cagoto take active charge of the road Harriman that the con struction of the Madison and Northern cost the Central or a anextravagant that Fish has refused western meu places on the directory and that now the stock holders want his Central of the Illinois Central who returned to the city was interviewed re garding ia circular which recently ap peared in the press Issued by some of the stockholders criticizing his He in part The alleged circular said to been circulated security holders was set up frprubriginal manuscript in the office of thohSiewf Yorkpaper in which it ap I caused a most exhaustive re search to be made and so far have not found holder to whom the cir cular was sent I am sure I know the persons who engineered the They ddYnot care particularly to depress Illi Central securities but wanted to cause a decline in the whole Tne attempt was partially The whole thing was what is called a The forthcoming annual re port will show an increase in the gross earnings of and the finance of the road as a whole in a better con dition than in Fish does not there will any radical change in the directory nor that he will be ousted from the presi A Freight Car Sept complaint is being made of the railroad company in not furnishing box cars in which to ship the grain stored One who has sold thirty thousand bushels of has been compelled to quit shelling until the famne is Becoming His FatherH Re a Ghastly Special to Tire HAWKEYE J sundown and dusk last evening the hamlet of Per sia was thrown into excitement by Joseph shooting himself with a The boy got mad at bis father for reproving him for his gen eral shiftlessness and he went into his sisters took his pulling oft one shoo from his foot and with the big he manipulated the The charge entered the left side his face in the lower jaw just one inch from the The charge carried away a por tion of the lower jaw and passed out at the upper cheek bone making a ly VETERANS IN INinth Iowa Infantry Haydeng reunion of the Ninth Infantry and Haydens Battery opened up in this city yesterday Abont two hundred of the old veterans were After the procession there was a meeting in the opera Ad dresses of welcome were delivered by Mayor The other speakers were of the Womans Relief Corps Colonel Mc Brown and Letters were read from General Sherman and General Van Deven who was colonel of the A rousing camp fire was held In the even HEIRS TO strncfc about a fillcdTuo vrell stock yards about two hours Wilt Sot Desert s t Special to the HawkEyel DBS Russellrot Green who was nominated Xor congress democrats of the tenth tcmake the race for the reason does not to deny Msallegiancej fc the republican 1 HAWKEYB A Estate to be Divided Among Washington and Virginia Fam readers will recall the publication three years ago of the statement that Thomas Bean had died in leavingan estate worth His heirs have been found in Washington and and half of the estate of eight hundred thou sand acres of the finest cotton lands in the counties of Fannin and in eastern will be divided among twentyone prominent Washing theOther half will go to the Virginia branch of the ADLD LANG GIRLS IK TEE Reports of Tronble Itetween Guatemala and Mexico CITY OP Sept re jorts that there is a probability of jetweon Guatemala and Mexico is un President Diaz said today I want no I want to see Mexico pros per in The secretary of foreign affairs said ho did not believe in and Guatemala wanted peace to further her The Guatemalan minister here referred totheformer conversation in which he said Guatemala hadreasons to feel grate ful toward Mexico for the perfect neu trality she has and for having suppressed the intended revolution of the late General press unanimously attacks tho United States governments action in thc Barrundia Two Jealous Jersey Women Fight ThirtyEight Sept Herbert and daughters of prominent residents of New fought a prizefight In a sixteenfoot ring pitched in an old barn on the outskirts of that The cause of the fight was the rivalry for the attentions of a young man named George Thirtyeight rounds were in which both girls were severely but neither bad tho and the contest was declared a TRIED TO A Joliet Convict Attempts Suicide After Acknowledging a Terrible Sept a threeyear convict in tho sentenced for hanged himself to a bar in his cell but was found before life was extinct On his pillow in his cell was found a confession that he was the murderer of the McCoombs family in Minnesota a few years Harris Is only 16 years old and is dis couraged with his Tho peniten tiary officials are reticent about the THE FIRE The Pioneers of Washington County Meet and Revive Old CSpecial to Tae WASHCfGTOXr old settlers held their annual meeting here The weather was delightful and a large number participated and all en joyed They had a basket picnic in the park and listened to several speeches and told stories of old The records show that nearly fifty mem bers died since their last Ralph Dewey was elected president for coming KILLED BT A Three Intoxicated Workmen Run Down and Terribly night Matt Steinmetz and Peter left this city for the purpose of seeking work at This morning their dead bodies were found four miles down the The supposition is they were struck by a train which left here last They were under the influence of liquor when they started on their fatal SALOON MEN TO BE NEWS FROM FOREIGN One of the Krnpps rooking Metals for son of the German is here testing the quality and quantity of ore produced by the Sudbury nicklo and copper He is in search of nlckle to be used in the manufacture of a new gun metal which is expected to as far in strength and the metal now used as steel surpasses pig Attempted the Life of a the Armenian Tadjad was leaving tho a young Armenian approached him and uttering theory of to kill him with a but only succeeded in wound ing him in the The attack was prompted by a desire of revenge for evi dence given by the bishop against the prisoners implicated in the recent dem onstrations against the Armenian patri A Constitutional revolution has broken out in Canton of ow ing to the difference of opinion regarding the revision of the Three members of the Cantonal government have been one has been and others Troops were sent to the A Fine Residence at fine resi dence of JV near this was consumed by fire at an early hour this At four oclock Emer son arose and built a fire and returned to At about five oclock the alarm of fire was when it was found that the house wasin flames and that the fire had gained headway that it would be impossible to save The loss is placed at from to partly coverediby CRESTFALLEN New York fixEmployes Have an Unsatisfactory Interview with jNEW Sept committee of five of the exemployes of the New York Central who went out on a strike called on Depew today to talk over the matter of the Depew told them they had resigned in his that their places had been filled by Webb that his action had been approved by tho directors of the road andthat there was nothing more to be said or done in the The strikers left Mangled by an Electric Sept owner of the Vulcan Iron fell from an1 car while changing his seat last and a trailer loaded with passengers ran over Both legs and one arm were and he died while being carried Mc AIeenanwas a man well known in this portion of Ericssons Sept United States warship Baltimore with the re mains of John Ericsson passed Bornholm island this She is expected to arrive here tomorrow erciscs are fixed for Sunday dispatch th Bncklins Arnica The best salve In theworld for cuts salt fever chapped corns and all T skin and posi tively cures or no pay It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money Price 25 cents per For sale at Henrys drug Fopnlatfbn of Dnbuqae and t Sept census office today announced the populations of thofollowihg named cities Cedar Bap The population of the state of Maine is an increase in ten years r i nervous prostrationjnerv ousdyspepsia A Bereaved Wife Seeking Items From county attorney of Muscatine has been in town arranging the preliminaries for suits against all saloonkeepers who sold liquor to George Cloud during the past year The actions are being brought by who lost both her husband and home through Public sympathy is with her and it is expected that every saloonheeper in the city who is not execution proof will be made parties in the It is the intention also to proceed against all venders of firewater who have been enjoined and have vio lated Already this year Carroll has secured a pickle a normal school and a knitting Tho first two named enterprises are yet their but they are started and will command res pect of all friends of tho The knitting factory comes here with a repu tation and is an im portant Carroll real estate Is good Yesterday in a trotting race an acci dent occurred which came near resulting seriously with of Guthrie the driver of Reckless owned by of Council The horse started to run the line broke and the sulky was against the fence near the judges Burrhus held to the single line and an upset fol The horse kicked his driver and Inflicted severe injuries in the The man is pretty badly but not A Barnums circus arrived here Friday a telegram was waiting for one of the chorus girls The woman read it and went Into a book store and asked for a pen and She was offered a but standing at the coun wrote a letter while tears ran down her Thenifihe mailed the lettei and went up to tents to don her gaudy part in tho glittering The woman was once the mistress of a household in but she deserted her home and family to elope with a circus She is now an The telegram was from an old friend her home and announced the death of her little t GnaiAjrr Russellmet witha singular and very painful accident He was digging a ditch on and in striking hard blow the spade slipped and cut his little toe smack and smooth fit at an unfortunate as it is the height of the busy A v t Special to boy named agedseyen while A fair atWfri field last week was a The gate receipts for Thursday are to exceed HEtrcfC A good of Davenport are subscribing to a fan In aid of Ferdinand a member c the volunteer fire wholosfcj his eyesight while heroically fightingf a short time OTTDMWAS young gfri named Rosa of Xbrth Samuel i son of a wealthy and a prominent physician are the prinX cipals in a case at SUCCESSFUL Boone street car driver namei Kelly has vented a contrivance for clearings mucEV dust from the grooves of the Is attached to the car and experimentsjjj have demonstrated its success as a saving machine DIDNT TURJT OCT oners in tho Council Bluffs jail drowned a colored fellow prisoner Jim Smith by turninffthe hose on and the next day the judge the joke by adding ten days extra to theC 7 sentences of the POLK COUNTY tiers Association ot Polk count wilt holder its annual picnic and meeting on the stated fair grounds on thelSte The directors of the state fair have their consent to the use the grounds A full program of the meetingwill be sued by the officers ac a later date SOT Cow seems Dodge isnt as much of acow fe as The poundraaster gathered In a large assortment of North JL cows last evening A raid In that direetpg tion discloses the fact that any amount of the bovines were not obeying the law about staying at home evenings their owners will have to pay the A YOUNG the at the Illinois Central freight house an Dubuque opened a car the other they discovered anobject in a when brought into the proved to be a dirtyfaced He nine years he and had len a ride from Sheldon to ana was on his way back to Shel He stated that his object in trav eling was to see the country The pre cocious youngster was given his dinner by the men and dulv forwarded to Shel AN IMPRUDENT ble indignation is felt at Dubuqne over a sermon preached at the Catholic dral on Sunday morning by a young who came f Ireland eighteen months t2 Bishop Hennessey was presentFather Ryans sermon was directed against the public school He is reported by reliable Catholics to have used words nearly identical with these Who are the graduates of your free schools Show me a graduate of a free school andZ wiir show you an educated fair on the but rotten to the coreJ Prominent member of his are intensely indignant A DOCTORS a domestic aged in the family of a prominent was taken violently ill in June and was taken to the Agatha where she A postmortem ation showed that she had been the tim of criminal practice and vjj a prominent has been arrested for the and a as the author the womans The doctors including nearly all the other in the think he is unjustly picked out as the guilty or that he was unjustly misinformed of the condition when he prescribed for JEIIeutrio This remedy is becoming so well and so popular as to need no special All who have used Electric sing the same song of medicine does not exist and it is teed to do all that is claimed Bitters will cure all diseases of the liver and will remove sal t rheum and other affections caused A impure drive malaria the system and prevent as well as cure all malarial cnre of constipation and indigestion satisfaction gnaranf or money 50 centsand per bottle at Henrys drug The Worlds Fair IMrcctor principal at the worlds fair headquarters today was the coming selection of a director General arrived this morningand is derstood to be working for the exdirector general of the hardly be called a candtj but it is possible that if the honoris were tendered him accept ExCongressman George of is also prominently Consumption Read the following Hr3 do with abcess of frfendsja physicians pronounced me incnrabl taking DrJvfng New Discovery for am no on my third and able to the work on my farm It Is medicine ever Jesse s Had it not been for Kings Sew Discovery for Consumption I would havej died of lung Was Am now in best of Try Sample bottles CRESSON Owinajti the Inclement weather presi1 dential party remained In night an excursion party hactcd up from see the president that he and hisjimll J visited the hotel parlor while thegn evening dance was in progressSj J Harrison and tically recovered from their iHne k Observer Lyons says repbi this morning MontanaV Cold weather prev ish North of four to six Inches fell in the jtorfij territory and an Inch fell over north Mont jumping jipon a diagonal train this morn Assistant f f CRESSOX SeRiNGSjfP only official president thfs act as first forv a cessor to Clarkson was appoin J3 Vv e 1 nntiltolnorro iWft
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