Burlington Hawk Eye, September 17, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - September 17, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON ■^BUSHED: JUNE, 1839.)BURLINGTON, IOWA. WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 17. ISG). (PRICE: IS CENTS PER WEEK. CONFEREES Consideration of the Tariff Bill Will Be Hastened. Kennedy’* Speech In the c°‘    >'u    lit    her    of Important 1,1pal.    in t,“' Se,mte~ Wa.liiu*100 New*. IHS. S(*pt. in.—Tho probabil-or at least th** exportation McKinley and Aldrich is. TS. Wa 4:1,1 N Itif' an- J10" °f501 t.Varlff hill wil1 be ready for report tbJt    from    the    conference    cotn- w th‘"’T'fnrt* the end of the week. The r',r the haste that was shown by rfas0D ,!!,otee on ways and means and ^' “!I ',‘ii-tee on rules w as due to a de-^ f’nte'i^e the presence of a quorum ’'[hUM-W or ihr tariff amt tho r.v I * (mr ••leetion ca<es as speedily as pos-lil3-n TI-ere were some differences ri:e , the majority members ofthe coro-in!l! , ways and means that prevented s?ltte,e ’ Recti from announcing the house ** before this afternoon. They ’ Jit to sugar. There is considerable that ex-Goveruor Gear a place on the w4’    '    'i~ *» particularly inter pol• Thm f<i'»PP°h'tin*> . not given lie is schedule, and has ll that has been "“tV sugar ''Jn »n active [.altin all Olar) “ ' ...pfrtir.g it. I he republican con-t»'son Hie part of the senate were .Ie-es that Governor Gear should have a un that it is understood (TOC? „ii«* for the re a* ? Vrow in favor of fixing the dividing rn free and dutiable sugars at If. are duty on it hen bet wee.    ,    ,    ... i3 Dutch standard, instead of No. •licit the house adopted. The aenean god it to No. 13 and imposed a tho grades between Nos. 13 and order, they say, to preserve the '''.^refining industry from • total ex-■,'i‘LjOn and also to make it possible for IL producers of beet sugar to GI a sale for Tll"ir stuff. All beet Jljrs will grade between Nos. 13 and ij'i» D .aid. and if these grades wen* admitted free of duty it is feared that the Broduction and retitling of sugar from jV. which it was intended to encourage vv T.aving a bounty, would receive a death-blow. Senator Baddock, of Ne-bra»ka. whose state is highly interested hthe beet-suear schedule, has notified jib senate conference that on the divid-'•?"r.e between free and dutiable sugars jjy'o. 16 there are some six republican tecators who will vote against agreeing y the conference report. Adjournment of congress seems now to be in sight. InViewof the general beld that die tariff bill w ill be out of con-pfppt'H this weeK and ready to go to tin* president early next week, opinion a* aid the capitol to day rapidly crys-l/z-d around the “27th of this month as ie day most likely to be tin* one fixed ■[ion for adjournment. It is believed on > sides, as soon as the tariff bill is fully disposed of. it will be impossible ie maintain a quorum at either end of the capitol._______ THE SENATE. Pie Antl-I.otterv, I md Forfeiture* aud Other Bitts Fussed. Washinoton, Sept. it>.—Viee-Presi-dentMorton presided in tie* senate to-The following bill" wore passed: Senate bill authoring the librarian of ■are., to purchase at not exceeding #• theT'AviiSionl library of national, I Rile and Individual records ooncern-ftg the origin, progress and consequences the late chai war. Senate bill to jfrant a right-of-way through the public ■knds for irrigation purposes. Thee inference report on the railroad %nd conference forfeiture bill was reamed a/id Morgan continued his argu-’ agal us: it. ID* spoke of the first ■on of the bill as unconstitutional, pa said the bill was a mere sham and braense as a forfeiture bill. It was til"' ii I r<g but a mere political performance. Mr. Bate also opposed the conference ire ti aud asked where, under the bill, !mf forfeiture came in. Mr. Plumb 'aid it forfeited all lands cb. under the decision of the supreme itoun, ce .M be forfeited. It forfeited somewhere between seven and ten rail-hoouf a,'rev, J* ion tinned not a single sue to any railroad company and did not Umrbthe status of any acre granted to ta: r ad companies, except terminating ftp right of the companies to build any 5 v of their roads, and by forfeiting ,’reara ,:- opposite to the uncompleted unions. The vote was then taken and the eon-1 W'ln-p rioinrt -I jri.uii t,\ -Yeas ‘p> nays "•nee report agreed to-13-i a st riot party vote.) Tse house anti-lottery bill was then, 1.1 '""on of Sawyer, taken from the 1.1 dar aud passed without a word of t's:ii-;on. "'■motion of Plumb, the senate pro-p. '.In* consideration of the house ‘'■■ '0 repeal the timber culture laws. •'r- Plumb moved an amendment In •ne nature of a substitute. Manderson moved an amendment , "u:ng tliat no mon1 than 340 (instead “• ■ 1 acres shall be (unbraced in one townsite entry; agreed to. Mr. Plumb acmite a reservoir • tinily nee : a? also new to so S'arv moved to add to the section restricting much land only as is ' >r construction and question of the chara,-ter a„d d|gnlty of the house was one with which the members had soniPthine to do ami for which the people would hold them to a ri«id re-s potability. The chair overruled the point of order. Mr. Hayne, of Pennsylvania, offered a resolution referring the Enloe resolution together with Kennedy's speech, to the committee on judiciary with instructions to report within three days. Mr. (almon, of Illinois, favored the reference of the resolution to the committee in order that the house might aet intelligently. In tin* present form of the resolution, the whole speech (including the unobjectionable portions! would be expunged from the record. If it were adopted (he speeches would bo expunged, while the most objectionable part of it cited by tim gentleman from Tennessee (Enloe) would remain as part of {tis remarks. Mr. Enloe suggested that the gentleman ft out Illinois was hardly a person to make reflections on another person’s unparliamentary language. I bis led to a brief personal colloquy between Cannon, McMillin and Enloe. After further debate Euloe demanded the previous question on his resolution which was so modified as to be an expression on the part of the house that it "disapproves and condemns” Kennedy’s speech, and directs the public printer to expunge it from the permanent congressional record. The house refused—yeas S3, nays 111 —to order the previous question. Mr. Bayne, of Pennsylvania, again offered a resolution referring the whole matter to tin* judiciary committee. Tin* clause requiring the committee to report within three days was stricken out and the resolution adopted—yeas 124, nays .78. Mr. Boutelle, of Maine, from the committee on naval affairs, reported a resolution calling on tilt* secretary of the navy for information as to whether the Bethlehem Iron company is using for manufacturing steel gun forgings for the I nited States navy, ores imported from Cuba or any oilier foreign country, also whether ores Huntable for such manufacture cannot be produced in the United States. Adopted. rite bill passed constituting Peoria, Illinois, a port of delivery. The speaker announced the appointment of the following conferees on tile tariff bill: McKinley. Burrows, Bayne, Dingley, Mill, McMillin and Flower. Adjourned. GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS. The Stnte Department Receives News of Kzeta’s Fleet iou. Washington. Sept. IG.—The department of state received a telegram from Minister Mizner, at Guatemala, saying the old national assembly at Salvator had unanimously elected Carlos Ezeta provisional president of the republic until the 1st of next March. The telegram reached the department through Minister Ryan at the City of Mexico. Regulation* for Fork Inspect loo. Washington, Sept. IG.—Secretary Rusk to-day issued regulations to govern the inspection of salted pork or bacon for export provided for what is known as the meat inspection bill which recently became a law. MORE RECIPROCITY IDEAS. Secretary of State Blaine Further States His Opinions. A Lengthy Letter to the Boston Root Hint Shoe Club Free Trade Advocate* Do Not Like Keeipsocity— Political New*. neinitiated Hon. W. S. Foreman for congress. Des Moines, Sept. IG.—The democrats of the seventh district nominated H. C. Hargis for congress. The democrats of the eleventh district nominated I. L. Woods. THE WORLD’S FAIR. W For a >1 int at Omaha, Neb. giington. Sept. IG.—The bill carrying an appropriation of Si on, ooh to defray the cost of the erection of a United Slate*, mint at Omaha. Nebraska, was introduced in the hou-e to-day by Representative Connell. He also introduced a bill for the erection of a •'tattle or monument in Washington to the memory of John Ericsson, at a cost of 830,000. for the purpose \|, T.:iti<’’ reservoir": agreed to. L r. .i,>u(,r also offered an amendment ;i was agreed to) giving the right of • Jfeugh the public lands to canal or I /'"''Otnpatties formed : ** togaiion. V- Sanders    offered an    amendment at in the gold and silver min** ;V    the state of    Nevada and rn and territories in which there Vi ' !.ands containing timber, and "V.V ,    r',,l" * oiled States law au- thes,VVVf !,lu sa'o such timber lands, if .VV" nt>    such states or territories. pU 'V    ^"r cutting    timber, may < ul for agricultural or min* ;• ,!,V'"M'■ After some modification, J, *a'agreed to. I,... Ich(!‘*rson moved to add to the I fction setting ?ds in L .' r,n ^ :l"^a as a reservation for TvlVV' Aletlakahtla Indians re-C .“’' '^oed from British Columbia 'and.such ot,H‘r Alaskan Th<-'!wj0in    agreed    to. feV'-V •■'Kllllde was then agreed to and \ I ;!il passed. hC'2Tmi0 PstaWish a United k4Wand’thers'VaS laid asid<‘ until t0 CHASED BY A GUNBOAT. A Sealing Si hiiotier’i Advent tire in Retiring Sea. San Foam is( o, Sept. IG.—The scaling schooner J. IL Lewis, which arrived a few days ago from Behring Sea, had an adventure’ with a Russian gunboat on June 13th, while near Copper Island in the Japan Sea. The Lewis was chased by the ex-Russian gunboat Alexander, now used by the Alaska Commercial Co. I to carry seals, but which had on board j Russian officials, to arrest any sealing schooners within nine miles of the Kus- i sian coast. The Lewis was overhauled j and her papers demanded by a Russian official. Captaiii McHern hoisted tin I American flag and refused to deliver his j (tailers. His crew were well armed and i the Russian steamer allowed tin* Lewis ; to depart.    _ RAILROAD MATTERS. The Postponement of Rate Reduction Accepted. Chicago, Sept. IG.—The general managers of the western railroads met here to-day and decided to comply with the interstate commerce commission's po"t.-ponement until October I of putting into effect the reduced grain rates between Missouri river points and Chicago. This does not mean an absolute compliance with tin* ideas of the interstate commerce commission. So far as the new rates apply from the Missouri river to Chicago aud the Mississippi river they will be adopted, but from points west of the Missouri river it is understood the opposing roads will, if possible, only conform to the order in the territory where they are brought into competition with the Rock Island or Alton. a (tart the Annette Alexander Archipelago, in na to senate adjourned. the house. «    Concerning    Kennedy’* mitten t,erre'* to th* Judiciary Com- w, passed for the relief ?^Gbm‘waPpt'lc—Inthe hou?t‘ w Admiral s i/ . arter. The senate ^ biti ^    C0ncurred    in    10    the bitters a Prizing the secretary of ^of^j^ubmita proposal forth* :a;i& reserve'•s',eri1 part °f Crow Iu-The ho-. ?n in Montana. V- I:!en I)r°eeeded to the con-t —    ...    . •‘Ube k ° j!ll0i‘'s resolution relative I under the McKinley GG* I- nnedy speech. It directs the TK to (.Ah,    eWB.    ii ^ house oate t0 the senate that ^Probates THE SWITCHMEN'S CONVENTION. A Number of Report* Read and Received — Report of the Director*. Buffalo, Sept. IG.—At this morning s session of the switchmen’s convention the recommendations in Grand Master Sweeney’s annual report were referred to committees. \ ice Grand Master Downey and Grand Secretary and Treasurer Simsrott presented reports, lite latter showed the order to be in a nourishing condition. Grand Organizer Hall detailed the result of his work for th** year. The report showed the order was rapidly increasing in numbers and influence. The directors presented their report in the afternoon. Til* President at Cresson Springs. Cresson Springs, Pa., Sept. IG.—The president's mail this morning was light. ; and although he transacted considerable ; business it was mainly of a routine aud unimportant character. This afternoon the family took a trip to Philodendron park over the picturesque Bell Gaprailroad and enjoyed the scenery very much.  _ Con hr med. The favorable impression produced on the first appearance of the agreeable liquid fruit remedy, Syrup of Figs a few years ago has been more than confirmed by the pleasant experience of all who have used it, aud the success of the proprietors and manufacturers the California Fig Syrup Company. An Extension of Time Asked for. New York, Sept. IG.—The chamber of commerce passed resolutions urging that the time for taking out bonded goods bill be extended to February I next. Boston, Sept. IG.—Id response to an invitation to th** annual banquet of the Bo.it. and Shoe cl uh of Boston, Col. ( lapp, editor of th** ./numal, lei" received a letter from Mr. Blain** in which tit** secretary of state, referring to that portion of th** invitation saying the members of the club are in hearty sympathy with his views regarding the hest methods of extending American trade, regrets that engagements will not permit, him to address th** meeting. The members of the club, he says. « a.ti do a great good by counteracting a certain phase of New England opinion which lie regards as hurtful to New England interests. New England is to receive in th** new tariff the amplest protection for every manufacturing indu'd rv within her borders and it will lie. in the judgment of the secretary of state. both inexpedient and injurious for her representatives to disregard the measure which will promte western interests. Mr. Blaine refers to the letter recently received from the president of the late convention of millers at Minneapolis, referring to th** excessive dutie> on American (lour in Cuba ami stating that America will be unable to retain any part of the Cuban flour trade unless immediate relief is secured. In view of these facts says Mr. Blaine, it is pos>ible that a protectionists’ congress can even think of opening our markets to Cuba’s products free, while allowing the great western industry to In* absolutely excluded from her markets by a prohibitory tariff? With tile reciprocity tile west can scil many hundred of thousand of barrels of flour in Cuba and Porto Rico together with a large mass of other agricultural products. Without reciprocity she will be driven more and more from the-m markets giving th** fullest protection to all eastern interests as the proposed tariIT bill does, surely no man of good judgement, certainly no protectionist of I can wise forecast, wishes to expos** ii we.-iern interest to serious injury especially when it is'rnanifostodly easy to protect and’pro-mot«* it—manifestedly easy because at this very time th** boards of trade, chambers of commerce and political opinion iii Havana are demanding reciprocal trade with the United States. Certain wise men asked how can we "cli farm products in South America when th** same things are produced there? Cereals art* undoubtedly grown in tin* southern-most portions of South America, but wise men will remember that cereals and sugar do not grow in the same soil “and th** sugar countries of the South and Central America and the West Indies contain forty millions of people who import tit** largest [tart of their bread stuffs. Indeed tin* largest portion of tin* sugar product of Latin-America is at our doors and we can greatly enlarge our exchanges then* if congress will give us an opportunity for reciprocal trade. Anothsr class observe they want time to study tin* system. To this I might reply, th** best method of studying the system is to observe its practical workings. While "tudying in the abstract and refusing to take "ome object lessons tit ♦*"** gentlemen propose to open our market to Latin-America products free of ail charge, without asking Latin-America to give us in turn, some freedom in their markets. The object lesson immediately before us is the treatment of ’be "t:gar question. Shall we make Latin-America a gift of that trade? When we have "tudled that lesson we shall be prepared for til** second. The worst proposition of all is (nit forth by those who "ay: "Let us put sugar on the free list now and next year take nu th** subject of reciprocity.” If I understand their logic it is to make sugar free this year without condition and next. year to ask Spain if "Ii** will kindly consent to grant us re-ciprocial trade. Holding a complete vantage ground themselves tin* proposed policy transfers the vantage ground to Spain. Those who take this ground belong to that class of careful guardians of property who prepare;! strong lock for the "table after the horse is got)**. I do not mean in anything I have said to imply that reciprocity is only a western interest. It will prove beneficial and profitaole both to th** farm aud th** shop. The many forms in which our business interests will be promoted by reciprocity cannot be known until the active commercial men of the United States "hall have developed those forms by Investigation and experience. We shall not realize the full benefit of j the policy in a day or a year, hut situ 11 i we. therefore, throw away countless mil- I lions of trade in addition to "ixty millions j we have already thrown away and then ignorantly declare without trial that “the system won’t work?” Finally, there is one fact that should have greai weight, especially with pro-toetionifts. Every free trader in tin* senate voted against reciprocity. The fret* trade papers throughout the country are showing a determined hostility to it. It is evident the free trade senators and free trade papers have specific reason for their course. They know and feel that with a system of reciprocity established and growing their policy of free trade receives a most serious blow. The protectionist who opposes reciprocity in the form of in which it is now presented knocks away one of the strongest supports of his system. Report of the Committee to Define Hie Dulled ot the ComniiiHlon Adopted. Chicago, 111., Sept. IG.—The national world s fair commission to-day, adopted the report of lite committee to define the powers and duties of the commission without change after considerable discussion. The clause which created the most debate was this:    “Among    th** original and exclusive powers of th** commission, may lie named the power to allot spa* ** for exhibitors, prepare classification for exhibits, determine the plan and scope of th** exposition, appoint ail judges and examiners for the exposition, award all premiums and generally to have charge of ail intercourse with the exhibitors and representatives of foreign nations. ’* The alternates from various states fed they arc not meeting with proper recognition from tin* commission and. after til** noon adjournment, held a meeting to talk over their grievances. President Palmer explained to them they had no duties or emoluments except in tile absence of their respective principals, and in that event would be called on to aet ami be paid for such services. This was not entirely satisfactory and th** alternat*" will hold another meeting. The board of engineers sent by th** secretary of war to hear arguments on the question of using a portion of til** harbor front for th** possible "it** eon-eluded the hearing to-day. DEPEW’S ADVICE TO FARMERS. They Must Organize Intelligently to Gain Relief. Svn a cf se, N. V., Sept. IG.—Uhauncy Depew addressed a large audience at tin* stat** fair to-day. In the course of his speech, referring to th** recent agricultural depression, besides th** largely increased production, Ii** found a further cause for it in tin* attempts of speculators to corner the markets. In view of the depr**<"ion brought about by tit*"** causes ii becomes the highest duty of the American statesman and th** Amcri-farmer to look about for remedies. The first act cf th** farmer should I*** to intelligently organize. In th** present condition of the world organization is a necessity of existence. Capital organizes in corporations; labor organizes in trade unions; manufacturers organize for protection. The farmers alone have failed to unite in any practical way. In conclusion Depew said:    “In my judge ment, we art* near th** bottom of th** grave of agricultural depression and wil! soon begin to climb up^on the other side.” A General Ferron’s Boastful Reference to Russia Makes a Storm. He May Re Made to Apologize—The Rou-laiigi.it Revelations R well the Sealion loin* Stage—Outlook fur a Settlement at Southampton. London, S* pi. IG.—Genera! Ferron’** speech at the banquet given by the officers of the eighteenth army corps t > Captain Kahaloff. of the Russian army. is the sensation of th** hour. In toasting the Russian officer's health the French general mad** a distinct allusion to th** tripl** alliance. “The captain,” he said, “represented an incomparable army which was able to dispose of the armed coalition now threatening Europe. If one campaign did not "office lo effect tin’s Russia would not hesitate to have recourse to several, and won!*! )>•• victorious in iii** end.” Her** in London this is regarded as a direct reply to th** recent boastful utterances of tin* German emperor in hi" speeches to th** officers during tile army maneuvers. The character and standing of Ferron give his utterances a peculiar significance. It wash** who, as minister manly bounced th** active army ami Orlcanist princes from tary service of France, young man. who only held colonel toward th*; etui of German war, but greatly himself in several bait!* of war, Boulanger drov* the snrn-frorii Die tnili-He is a the rank of th** Franeo-distitiguishcd s. ii** i" a scientific soldier and a staunch republican, but, like most, continental European soldiers, cannot talk politics in public without making a mistake. France will undoubtedly ii** ;i"k*d to explain his language, and th** general will be obliged lo go through the form of punishment. It is also said that the "object will be discussed by th** two emperors at their meeting on Wednesday in SileGa. The "pcech is regarded a" most impolitic in t Ii at it tends to bind Austrian ami German int**r*-"ts more closely together. A very unfavorable impression ha' been created in Vienna and Berlin. The preparations for the Gentian army maneuvers in Silesia ate ort a grander scale than any heretofore held CENSUS RETURNS. uf Result (if the Recount iii the (title* Minneapolis aud St. Fatil. Sr. Bai i„ Minn., Sept. IG.—Special Supervisor Wardle, of th** census department, on Saturday gave out tin* figures of th*.* recount in St. Paul as 133,-3oi. The original census of St. Paul. made under th** supervision of The-opliiius F. Smith, footed up 142,541 names, whicl^ is just 2,240 greater than that mad** by the government under a special agent. It is not charged by th** census department or by th** citizens of St. Paul that Mr. Smith had anything to do with adding names fraudulently. Til** census of I SSO gave St. Paul 41,000. The population of Minneapolis is given at 104.73s. an increase over tit** census of I SSO of 117.841. The returns before the recount, made the population 101,800. It is estimated that th** recount resulting from titi< quarrel between th** twins has < (>"t the government nearly 830.000. Washington, Sept. IG.—Superintendent Porter has made public th** official population of New York city as follows: USU. (,206,200; 1000, 1,513,501; increase. 25.17 per cent. BERNADOT'3 BUTCHERY. THE BOULANGIST REVELATIONS. They iia\e at I.ait Readied the Scandalous stage. London/ Sept. j IG.—The Boukit gist revelations ha\e at la-t reached tin-scandalous stage, and it is the general himself who has brought about tin change. His organ accuses ti)**’ cid Duchess** d’Uzes of being led to contribute th** 3.OOO.OOO frances, which sh** gave the Boulangist campaign fund by tinflict that sh** was in love with him. His statement has disgusted even Paris which has a*strong stomach in such matters, and nobody believes him. His description of his own conduct in taking her money while rejecting her advances carries its own refutation on its face. Theduehesse is known to bean enthusastic royalist, and every well-in-i formed man in France ^believes that she j merely acted as the agent of til** comte I d** Paris in her dealings with Boulanger and assumed tie* personal responsibility I for th** financial aid given th** general in order to shield th** chief of tit** Bourbons. Her son has t hallenged Boulanger, aud. a' he is saki to he a young man of high spiriUand iii- mother’s honor i> in question. there is some chance of genuine blood-letting. M Merrneix, the author of the revelations in th*- Fit sn rn. added to the popular disgust with the discredited general yesterday by stating that Boulanger is now living on th** charity of his mistress. PRACTICALLY SETTLED. the benefit of his especial notice. TI)** author this time is Mr. Ball, the IHG; astronomer, and the book is called "Sparland.” Mr. Gladstone write" Mr. Ball i cordial letter of thanks fur a copy of tinwork, with which he declares himself delighted. Miners un a Heil,**. Sidney, N. S. VV., s*-[*t. IG. M,,"f ,,i th** Lithgow miner" have gone on a 'trike; only th*- small collierie" are work- * ing. Tha labor leader*- threaten to call out j the railway engineers and them* a ,*n<l resort to extreme measure" if they ail to obtain a conference ’Aob th** * a plovers within forty-eight hours. Tie* govern* I merit U purchasing ail th** r. Ie aniliid- j Hon possible in order to prevent tni" is"iie. A Dinner Iii Honor of American Oftwers. ''lo* KHol.M. Sept. I*'*. A (ii , Der wa-given last night by the city of Stockholm to the officers attached to ti.** Unit**! Stat**" steamer Bait more. whb-h * ut veycd th** body of John Ericsson from tin* United Stat**" to th is country. Twohun-dred gu**'!s, including the minster.- of stat**, military and natal *< “ ■ <T" a , ; leading civilians were present.. TIRED OF LIFE. Miss Jennie Howell, of West erly, Kills Herself Lib- • rmd it. The broad ’ ui of the right of r was. therefore, in* mop- interesting the ownership of a f ti - on mundane • of the original iev-of which the :erolite No Henson Known for D.e I ufortne t i < D(-c«t I fin Attempted    t lion at Mw rill wilt own General Iowa News. .f es. lersburg 'av Lafayette Sn earingiii Wrongfully Arrested at Oulney for the Crime. (Jt in* x, 111.. Sept. IG.—Two or three weeks ago a shooting affray occurred iii the town of Bernadot, Fulton county, thi' stat**, in which Samuel Norman wa-shot bv Wilber Lees. Lees escaped and iia> not since been heard from. Norman has recovered. Yesterday morning Lafayette Swearingin, of Fulton county, arrived in this city on his way to Shelby county, Mo. U. S. Jordon, living on East Maine street, met him on th** street lab* in the afternoon, and for some reason suspected that he would be implicated in some manner in th** shooting of Norman Jordan invited Swearingin out to Dis house for supper, and then "••ut word to til** police. v\ ho went out and arrested him. A dispatch was sent to th** sheriff of Fulton county asking if La-fcyctte Swearingin was wanted titer**, but no answer had been received to midnight, and th** mart was released. Swearingin was seen at th** station and said that lie knew nothing of the shouting. ii** is a wood-chop per, and left Fulton county Sunday for Shelby county, Missouri, where he intends to get his tools and thou go back to Camp Point, where he will work all winter. Lees lias an old grudge against Norman, and served three years in the penitentiary for shooting him once before. Foreign \ Advices from St. P* the czar has given directions for rn exemption from conscription of ad m**h who have widowed motlier." dependent upon them. Th** Russian maneuvers at Volhynia. in which 150,000 men are engaged, a ■*• ti**w in progress. No foreigners hasbeen invited to til*- spectacle, and a strict watch is kept for strangers in disguise. A rongros.s of German miners opened at Halle yesterday, with thtriy-nir •• dt **-gates present. Though "ic./' a, numbers, the body is important in a repre-sentativ*; sc*n~e, and its proceedings are experted to have a wide-spr* ad influence. ROBERT RAY HAMILTON’S DEATH. Many Doubt D him! Think lie Se«{ the Report * lot Iii iii ie I f New York, Sept. IG.—It wa* as'i'rtrd by many to-day that Robert Ray Hamilton wa" not dead, as reported, but had caused tii*- report of his death to go abroad that h** might tie- better con* ea, himself and escape many of tie- annoying compli* atiotis which bv->* grown <>'u of his grotesque infatuation for th*-woman now in the New Jersey state prison. The account of Mr. Hamilton'" alleged death purported to come from a "on of Dr. Norvin Green, president of th** Western Union telegraph company. Dr. Green was unable to throw arty liglu on the mystery. II** Ic ard nothing from iiis son on th** subject. Gen. Schuyler Hamilton, father of the young man. "iiid h** had not heard from bis (b ad son "inc** lie had gone west and th** last tim*-he saw him was the day before he "tarted for his ranch. The general d*-*-!ar*-<i that h«* knew nothing whatever about his son’s litigation with his wife, Eva Hamilton, and could not "*>n had left a willdispoG Eva Hamilton, who i-at Trenton, ami has eh serve for her attack on heard the news of Rob** Mrs* \tint reached benty, which has a "tat** or Howe!!, a gir rn aking lier horn* ii. Evans— hav; mother's death idea by " revolver, the dee* *• was no any one ti git re in the c dressed to her "aid she WU" still* to have un that S* pr. (*' if a "tiki Ie i thrown that excitement. of I* years, wit h her a vitig done "i h several ; "hooting h No cause I and it i" »*ve affair or knows about I"*-. Mi** left fat her i u wine ired of life. jeen generally —Word W**"t Lib little city i Miss .(cr. who has h* aunt, Mrs. so sjm'c years ag (A sept. I of J. ( i gored g*-r ca- lenient. r I •rse kl t ha! The F*»i:; leal Fot at tim**" sh*- had • d with soul** "ort vas not of a nadir* in supposing that •*r doing anything * her own life. cued to ! uielan* hoi i to war ran ere wa* *1 dreadful WANTS IO RECOVER HIS CHILD. startling Demand oil a Woman s DUBFqt'K, la night a wa,ma Murphy. * atm* t a Crazy Man >1 cie stopping Iii Dubuque. ’Sept. lh. Last Tuesday giving the t.ame ,,f rom an **a"fern city t-her little child. She ght lodging in on*- place and "*-t;t h»-r Id to a friend’s, but later tile child w a-urncd to its home. There w as noth ag “ti'-siiarly "tartiing in this circuit -nee. but yesterday a man appeared a: arui demanded to "*■•• I rial ion, I*’*.- The atli irke. the so r on-picu-*• lets caused There is a f. however, bi’u*rnent, to ri< at ion ari(j i fed "-heme urger sensa-fhrtle-r no-r was a pra-at!< rnpt to put !th**r a redly by ail t. tfsd of such. and w nose mi-"bot that barely ,, sb-ry and prob- vv.n Roll. f I >b The republican wi tie h* !d the 26th, poi 1 al pot w;il boil - w , be nomu ated Thomas fi»r clerk, G. v at .orney, and T. O. •v i- or. On the indent Kaye w il run for y f- r "upervisor and f r county attorney. Death of a NU Duhuqu* boart; Mil* : he d quite ng p.: ig ti.. sired < • loud it for a iii -tie wa- I; Iv *< SCHOU.* refuser thought provoke Murphy Murphy mainta ber to the end * to get th*- child. a short time ag* sff from h*-r husband and to engage in some cia." city suited her. H*-r home, although it will as soon as -he decides t* surprised to learn that iii" M i"bol by ,-.i to Th* b Mr claimed u "cen Lim. says that ~h** wa" d he mistaki hone." to I* ay whet hi ig of his e |still a pri devon moot Nur"*- Don rt Itav Ha mi ■r son ii" lo* " not re >y a man Cairns. M lusband. h »r tin* chile Kl see h s that he will follow th*- earth if neee-sarj Mrs. Murphy -aid tim proeured a divorce I canoe to Dubuque of business if this child is now at be brought here > locate. Sh** was a gentleman her** be h<-r h.I-; md. Sh** ii a - not but from the description giv*-t, he is not th** man from wk.rn vorced and must be crazy, cise - her fur another woman. Me-» ate peaceably in Dubuque and dish ti)** idea of being followed ii making such unread if be were her f* * g was at Dar ii '(aition. . IG. —The wdl- -n Obi Briiiiant •'“’ hemorrhage of *--i by Ernest ut beast Rotrow, i “iii" country in 'n, of Northfield, owned bv I*, ii. ** I *"* I. He was Hie 4 *r«. Hawk-Eye.J ***,■•. I *i. A young a" * b-orge Mbriard a fri ght train pp* i under tile • ars off. Ile "a}" his Ka: "U". Killed I Th* la. ( Kick. Hawk-Eye. J Sept. 1G.-h>> iiv*-" near thi" ,u *• it,.- morning and s afterward. —Mr. place I lie f rieixD sn ba! to the a. la . Se *: Iowa Urie Adj id llawk- I .af e wi i ti" A. ii have • w asdi claim DTV VI (roo " I ;iilor early I this af-tb-st 111 Ce t- V. reed fr< INCENDIARIES a1 WORK, ton death thi" morning. Ke*q says that she shed a few’ qi made no s.-enc. Sh** t»♦*r~i the law ful widow of Rob* •r t* ittersen ar", but -t" that "h** is r’ Ray and is Two tires Breakout 'unultiiiieously in Little Iowa Town. Calmar. Iowa, Sept. IG.—Two fir* broke out .simultaneou'ly about or o'clock this morning, on*- in the “Id Sen building and tie* other in th A -ii gas. —Oscar 'iznment ump Heeling. lie Haw a-Eye.! Sept. IG.—The new tow Lof- ye- , the m-at d to- ' OC CHI! tident that her lawyers will get wife's share of his cs*ate. Sin* "u\ fight will be made if there i" any Hon t*< her claims. The child. B* the baby whom Eva Hamilton d a was tin* offspring of Robert Bay ton. is "till under th** cur*- of Mr-in Uhiladelphia. THE DK VTI! CONFIRMED. Oppost- ■atrice. related ii ami I-. Hoop I. the Im sa v ■ A .Majority of Hie Soul Hampton strikers Return to Work. London, Sept. IG.-—Th** Southampton strike is practically settled and more than half til** men have returned to work. Five steamers left th** port yesterday. and in a few days there w ill b** I it ti** I**f I of th** trouble. In Australia ft*-"ii I troubles ar** breaking out. The leaders j of the “new” trade unionism ar** eon- j templating certain changes of imp or- ; tance. The idea of co-operation at tin- j great English docks, whi Ii is now taking practical shape, • has earnest advocates among th** dock directors j themselves. while the union official" are no les- anxious to hit on some plan of working which will avert friction between tile companies and tit** men, and tend to sift out the skulking and incompetent element. Th** edict that has just gone forth from th** executive to admit no more new members to iii** London branches of the dockers’ union is made in view of the union becoming a great employ* r of labor at Undocks. In ibis new capacity it cannot be doubted that th** union authorities will find themselves under the necessity of dealing summarily with many of their present members. *r is vt i, i.e. Ky., Sep Green arrived in thi" cit confirms the truth of Robert Bay Hamilton’ snake river. ! >r. I in-di doubt the body found wa" t! Bay Hamilton in spite of * presied in New York. Th been in th** water many day probably attempted to ford night, lie was a good -ist himself loo attempted to s ogg*‘d with the they cost him h — Dr. J. O night. Ii* finding ol dy in th* there ‘ t of B not probably e horse and Hi" "pur" * and mav be e b* K l v s. Ham: th** riv* a i muter s.* from wim aG water w is no *bcrt > ex-had ii ton cr at and his rn*. "everal ti the lait* the tire pentef ' resident were all undoubf and the dollar,* had ie by the impieti dr.-d f. *d. a p*>rti r only ret cummin, hop, the < e ated the consulto cdIv the 1. The building" 1 *t apart and both n of th** brick wa ai iii t g. Beside" r ated to Mud/' corge house barn Draper building, w d. The tires wo re urditn’i I ri Unlit ion". car-and hic h both ■".ooo, with insurance, t yet been I contractor. work of an itch exciton; only a f« . irued over L. n. Moon incendiary ent. Loss A’ hi Genii* ! Hi in O the Xii I ii in ll lf ir'iia-' ROW DID HE DIE? .factory Autopsy on the Body F. Martin at U.kdnn. t. *»"A. Sept. IG — H. P. Mart Middetily attacked by bra our park a week ago, died gh w •re no marks ,,f Hon. ii, is a grad oiuml'ia Hoi of Al "tnt- * | Hr*itii Ii. \v tie- < I la \v v cr lit prof a"" mhlv fr rn ISSI. and w>i" iii; He Uh k a d p in tie- assemble it (il l* gate to til tion. Ilimi Ham! id a on was OII till t (II of I ti New V lilt* e. There - body. grandson A tie rican '< h;iv S r -rk in WO. ■ •re aud of ami was a d an "IX ■rt. his wa- or e ;gui »dv f r* "t I, til cr. i I ii I >1 i« a hs ce ct* is a r tmh I '"5. )"s: olit i*-s. an . in I"* national md I"' Se TV i III- w Mr. Martin w A FOOL AND HIS MONEY. d* "t ‘til tr* ed bv all wit .lulu," < Curial) Nt w York. Ian, a Chicago "topping at tin* in the habit of in bi" room to t ail I v I.OOO Despoiled of ig hi bookmaker Hotel Vend. keeping III, ■r night. T it* s c. Car- OTTUHWA’S JU BIL! lev I lie < oui .1 ?‘s -‘ anding mer ag, avener senate and condemns ^fittedva ’• ‘ ^tmh'aL1-n^ua£e as unparliamentary. the point resolution raised by ;;order    (4Ue,ili011 was on ^    the B?ou Ohio? ^nt rounhf0^ pe°fgia, in arguing the ^ ted cited ti Bro°ks-Sumner epi- case. \vi action of the house in frater, a never a member of this traitor bv , a Se,,alor as a felon and ^tow'i i11 a son 0f his conduct in re-'‘°a but' rv!q,    .    l^erp could be no ques- u,,.. ^le character of th** Charles shot his wife, house of ill w&s the availed. \Un°lheTft ttssa.lled* He (Blount) i lb* sen#) 'vindicate the character *ls tot h.,"r roiu Pennsylvania He u.ll^e chs ref * 10 invesliKate whether or ^ •kia w * madb by (be gentleman **”« tr a* ar a A, but the Murder and Suicide. Portland. Ore., Sept. IG. W bal ley today fatally who had left him toeuter a fame and then suicided. Fixed a Scale of Prices. Neav York, Sept. IG.—The national tile makers’ union of the I ai ted States to-day fixed a scale of prices which th* men will present to the bosses. A Grand Sire Agreed Upon. Kansas City, Sept. IG.—A special from Topeka says Charles M. Busbee. of Raleigh, N. C., has been agreed upon by the sovereign grand lodge of the I. O. (. -F. for grand sire. BecchaiaT PiJinT—* Uke auigia en a weak CONNECTICUT DEMOCRATS. State Convention iii Sealion at Hartford. Hartford, Conn., Sept. IG.—The democratic state convention met to-day. Congressman Wilcox, the temporary chairman, made a speech, in which h** eulogized Cleveland, the mention of whose name elicited great applause. At the afternoon session of the convention, Temporary Chairman Wilcox announced that Congressman Win. M Spriug**r, of Illinois, would address tho meeting. Hon. W. W. Eaton, of Hartford. was elected permanent chairman. After the appointment of the usual committees, a recess was taken. The following ticket was nominated: Governor, Lutzen B. Morris: lieutenant governor, Joseph W. Alsop; secretary of state, J. J. Phelan; treasurer, Marvin Ii. Sanger:    comptroller, Nicholas Staub. Congressman Springer, of Illinois, spoke briefly in support of the democratic principles. The platform reaffirms ad-heranee to the principles of the national party and condemns the republican party for its attitude upon great questions affecting the welfare of tile people; charges the decline of over one-half in farm values in Connecticut to the prevailing policy of th** tariff; denounces McKinley's bill; denounces the policy of Speaker Reed and the majority in the house; denounces the election bill as the most dangerous and revolutionary measure ever devised to subvert the popular form of government; declares for such a revision of the tariff as shall admit crude materials of manu facture free and lighten the burden? upon the necessaries of life. J ennsylvanli* Democratic Club. Rev DINO, Pa., Sept. IG.—The annual meeting of the democratic clubs of Pennsylvania was held here to-day. One thousand delegates were present. Chaun cey F. Black presided, and opened the proceedings with an address. Ile dwelt at length upon the subjects of tariff re form, civil service reform aud ballot re form.  _ Nominated for Congress. St. Louis, Sept. IG.—The democrats of the eighteentk Illinois district to-day The Peoria Bicycle Race* Peoria, Sept. IG.—In the bicycle races to day Burt Myers made a trial for the live mile world's unicycle record and lowered it from 1G:55 to 18:56 2-5, every mile from Hie second to finish being be-ow the previous records. Ii. E. Laurie lowered tin* one mile American pneumatic tit** safety record from 2:32 4-5 to 2:27 1-5. The first quarter was made in 3s 1-5; half 1:15 1-5; three quarters 1:51 4-5 and th** mile 2:27 1-5. Myers and Masi then lowered th** American tandem two utile record from 5:21 to 5:15 1-5. The wind was unfavorable and the performances are remarkable. Kupepity. This is what you ought to have, in fact. you must have it. to fully enjoy life. Thousands are searching for it daily, and mourning because they find it not. Thousand upon thousands of dollars are pent annually by our people in tim hope that they may attain this boon. And yet it may be had by all. We guarantee that Electric Bitters, if used according to directions and the us** persisted in, will bring you good digestion and oust th** demon Dyspepsia and install Eupepsy. We recommend Electric Bitters for dyspepsia and all diseases of liver, stomach and kidneys. Sold at 50c and 81.00 per bottle at Henry's drug store. CARTE AND TIERCE. Duet Between a Boul.iiit/it and a Member of the Chamber of Deputies. Paris, Sept. IG.—A duel ha' been fought at Geneva between Dumont**/, a member of tile chamber of deputies, and Merrneix, th** author of the recently published charges against Boulanger. Mer-meii received a serious wound In Beside. GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS. ager expostulated and advise* lo* k it up in the hotel safe. C this last night, and thi' morning I him to »rlau did vheri the Ujiciifil I mill •amit.no e. Sept. IG.—TI I*. ut p the in h •it v A Schooner and Crew Lout. Ashland. Wis., Sept. IG.—The steamer. Charles Hebard arrived here to-day and reports the loss of th*; schooner Ben Brink, with a crew of five men on the rocks of Eagle harbor, Lake Superior. The crew is supposed to have been drowned. Ruined by Front. Chicago, Sept. IG —W. J. Applegate & Company, board of trade brokers, failed to-day. It is said the head of the firm was badly “whipsawed” by the recent frost scare and crop report. The liabilities are about 850,000 and the firm claims if the customers will wait they can settle in full. Wanted. A good vest maker, at R. M. Raar & Bro’s. The Election Keiultn in a Victory for Hic Br .HI Republic. Rio J \ nftro, Sept. IG.—The success of the republican party in th** elections i" assured. Tile press congratulates the government upon the result. New York, Sept. IG.—diaries R. Flint received th** following cable from Bi*) Janeiro:    “The    elections    passed    off in perfect order. The results show that the country is overwhelmingly in favor of tho new order of things. No monarchists and hardly any clericals were elected.” The elections for members of the constituent assembly passed off quietly. Among the candiates returned are Ministers Bocayura, Glycerio and Vandor-holtz. box was handed him out of the >afe he was horrified to find the sn j.onoit had <• n-tained gone. The polit *; ar** working on the case. Til**    ami    I    i«    U*»t Agent* in ***>- »!on. De.nvi it. Sept. IG.—Th** American Association of General Passenger Agent" and Ticket Agents met In r** to-day and. ;if(«*r transacting much routine business, voted to hold its next meeting at San Francisco. In response to an invitation from lite governor of Nebraska and til** officials of the city of Lincoln, the ;i""-ciation resolved to make a stop at Lincoln on their return trip. Killed His VV de aud 'uieided. Kansas City. Sept. IG.—About three months ago Martin Reed and wife colored) separated, each charging th** otic r with infidelity. Mr". Reed went to liv* with her mother. Mrs. Stark. Reed went there this afternoon, shot and killed Iii" wife and then attempted to shoot Mrs. Stark, but after a struggle "lie escaped from the room. Reed then suicided. th* l'alstee aud Cli Ottumwa, la.. St been a proud day for Iowa’s great coal regions and will be remembered by the citizens and thoti'iit.(is of visitors who thronged halls and galleries of the beautiful palace, it was the opening day tin* ceremonies were conducted amid utmost enthusism of a vast throng of "•chi"cet". Governor Holes was present and formally opened the palace at two j o'clock. Af a signal the machinery was n-t , in motion and tin- whistle" and bells in | the city were started. Mayor Epps *h-livered th* address of welcome aud the < governor ttie address of the day. Thi" ! evening Governor Boies and the state j officers were tendered a reception at ; tie* pa lee and Architect Brown w *" presented th** gold medal awarded ’Im • best design. Twenty thousand tickets , have already be**n sold, ~o that the pal-I ace is already an assured (inane;/ st; •-; cess. To morrow is Missouri day. an*! ; Governor Francis and ex-Governors Crittenden and Stannard will deliver ad-I dresses. AN INCENDIARY FIRE. aud Ag: Cl A g* cr is —• Stormy . -k* •-p*T, has and wa" TES FAIRS. ■ ok t r Hie Coming Exhibi- fi.oi it Nen 'baron. gov Sept. I*’..—Our fair th** pry-peels now for . exhibition in the his-••ty ire very promising. a :arge : Huber of horses alef ut.ds. A mot; g them are . a noted trotter: Governor a pa cr with a g*>od record, H. C * i • kham; Green Lutts, EJ va .al Anda a. arid Boxy * a .j fey 6. L. Crook- ♦ •iii! * e. a pacer, arid three .'•rsar* a I "■•here. Valentine’s > w . money at the Grinnell . a : Farbcr's fine bred . " ■ (- 'f tu leaking good time Tie- ii*irses' "(ails • i more ar* being built. • .tor lias teen doubled in \*r -'.ox expended on the ' .til. Our people are seem- . ’• ‘I ov. r fie prc'ent outlook. Tile Deoiion Frtir. '.I    . '**pf. IG.—The fair to be . "pe es of the North- • • r association opened y i . remain in session The • \hibit promises to be I lo v Enlace Opened. .. I ' .    IG.—The flax :    ' I Test (tv Vestef- - r* wiled with visit-:i! i    (ling i" forty feet * I on either side, the g three "tories high iv. 'n flax and oats. Tile ' ti- County Fair. v, la.. S -pf IG.—The Sac City • ay v .ii hold its seven- . /I exh'biMun at its grounds T "day, Friday and Saturnine i" expected, if the orabie. There will be a it of stock products and Ttie Bn IXN. la.. id fair up a t 'mn (Kl\s rn birr pros p. tior Illinois State Veterinary Axrtociation. Chicago, Sept. IG.—The Twenty-seventh annual meeting of the United Stites Veterinary Medical association bebait here to-day. W. L. Williams, of Bloomington, president of the Illinois association, delivered the addrwsn of welcome. Twenty-Five Miners Killed. Berlin, Sept. IG.—An explosion occurred to-day in Maybach pit at Saneto Wendel, Rheinis Prussia. by which twenty-five miners were killed. Other men in the pit to the number of three hundred aud twenty-five were rescued. The I’alaoe of Alhambra Burning. Madrid, Sept. IG.—Fire broke out at ten o'clock last night in the palace of tho Alhambra, in Granada, and despite the efforts made to extinguish it, is still burning. The tire originated in Alcerca court yard and soon spread to the galleries. Great damage has been done. Trouble at Teunerot. Berne, Sept. IG.—A battalion of troops has been dispatched to Tesserot to aid in dispersing several bands of armed men assembled there. Additional reinforcements will probably be required. Author of “Kreutzer.Sonata” Seriously III St. Petersburg, Sept. IG.—Count Tolstoi, the well-known Russian author, is seriously 111. Cholera. Constantinople, Sept. IG.—Cholera has made its appearance at Aleppo. Gladstone as a Book Critic. London, Sept. IG.—Mr. Gladstone ha" made another author happy and probably started another book on the high road to success, as he did in the case of “Rbbert Elsmere,” “Marie Bashkirtseff’s Diary,” **d oikar works, by giving them incendiarism at Abingdon, Illinois. [Sm-eial to TUe Hawk-Eye.) Abingdon, 111., Sept. IG.—Four business houses on Main "treet. and th** Foltz drug store and opera house were destroyed by tire her** to-night. The loss over 812,000 w ith no insurance. The cause was incendiary. Tmh Boys Burned to Death. Salt Lake, Sept. IG.—This morning the dwelling of Mr. J. W. Savage, at Park City, wa* burned. Her two boys. who were in th*: house, were burned to death before they could he rescued. Mr". Savage, it is supposed, undertook to start a fire by th** aid of coal oil and Unusual explosion followed. Four Thom iud Dollars Wort ti of Bnsinei" Property Destroyed at Oskaloosa. [Special to Tub Hawk-Eyk.) O'KAL* *osA. la., Sept. IG.—Fire hi"-night at Rosehill, ten miles east of her**, d«*"t roved business property to th** amouli’ of si.ooo. Incendiarism was the cause. nett* tend am p a mo The ar iii tra TI : ex hit being « The n air titan of the st; is exp mater a I he new : ck ha" bt i arati tees tate fair >okly ii Fair. ■sept., IG.—Tile Brook-■tied to day and eon-There are on the of flyers from a dis-*ct" ar*- now brighter i. the people for miles tl.ti" astic in making it a ti agemcnt promises a ha" yet been held in this .ne. and an immense atle ted. A new art hall. u*i vegetable hall are i IG.tio s to the grounds, cen improved and the so-> hefter races than those HAWKEYE GLANCES. NORTHWEST IOWA METHODISTS. Spirited »r Henderson county met her** I     ' convention and nominated ! buildings^* betag put up .•.ts, The convention was !    '11. a,*k Th‘\ «>r‘f«rVnc® Henderson Comity Democrats. Si KON*.HURST, IU., Sept. IG.—Th* democrats of Henderson county met her* to-day in county olll one of considerable interest and a lively time was experienced. Changes iii the Portuguese Cabinet. London. Sept. IG.—A Lisbon correspondent of the 7intr* says there are various rumors current of changes in th** cabinet. The latest is that only Senior Ribiero ha" resigned. TI)** At tide t lls Succumb. Pin la de lim ii \. Pa., Sept. IG.—Tho stockholders of the Atheletic Base Ball club (American association) announced tonight that financial difficulties will prevent finishing th** season. —Don’t forget th* meeting to-night. board of trade Tile Conference at Xpencer-Fight on. Sci n* ER, la., Sept. IG.—The Northwest Iowa conference of the Methodist church opened here to-day. One of th** th** most important subjects to be set:!* d w ill be whether the new university of th** northwest in Sioux City will be placed under the charge of th** conference. Th* university has been committed by the owner, E. A. Coy**. Additions to tit* different departments have already been opened in temporary quarter' while til* The officers to make it the official school for th** Methodists, and friends of th** other three Methodist colleges of Iowa will oppose it. The indications point to a spirited tight, especially by the friends of Cornell college. Mr. <>o«l*l*r<l Own* tho Aerolite. Forest City, la.. Sept. IG.—The Minnesota state university has been defeated in its replevin suit to recover p""-session of th** celebrated ;erolit«* that fell on Goddard’s property, near thi--town, recently. The defendant has appealed to the supreme court of th** "t it**. Goddard is the owner of the prop* r»y on which the a*rolite fell. His tenant, xvi;" occupied th** land, has sold th** a rob**-to ll. V. Winchell as the unixer-it\’s representative, and it had been delivered Iowa’" Corn Crop. — It is estimated that the < urn cr' p of Iowa will "►*]! for - >.    ■    *re    than the crop of last year. A “Carmi xi ok Boat".”—The coming “carnival of boats” at Davenport to be the bigg*-"! tiling in a way ever attempted on the si""ippi. sn \ Rf nam xx .- Sam Trev ai, "hmau. wa' thrown from a ided w h hay by the team run- prorntses gorge* ms upper Mis KHI.Et) an Etigli wage r/ng away, ut s aux City, Friday. His neck was broken. Mi:    Bt.aine to Come West—Private telegram" ituiicafe that Secretary Blaine will accept the invitation extended to him a week ag** to attend the formal opening of the Sioux City Corn Palace and deliver an address. W.\"t ti* Mei "N". — A citizen of Muscat in** Is and saxs that an immense amount «<f melons went to waste for lack of cars to ship them. IL* estimates the number thus unmarketed ar IOO car loads and say" ti.ere is I.md complaint against | the railroad company for not affording : th** needing fa Jities for shipment. The railroad company claim that there was - n il a demand f *r freight cars during the melon " U'on ti: .t it wa- utterly im-po"ib!e to do more than wa' done. Twelve Bui'iu*s<* Houses Burned II axford, (’ * a.. Sept. I'.—Fire this afternoon de'tr*-yed twelve busii.^i^ houses and damaged other. Loss 8150,000.    f ;