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Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - September 21, 1890, Burlington, Iowa EIGHT ESTABLISHED le of the Dead Mans Swam Tragedy inVafi The Coiuln Keg Will Ojieii Hon iidge iul Sept th the dead body of iM found in the tangle nth of a dark tho edge o SlalCi Oxford in tlie hi ad told of his violen 5Mli imertisation was and evi pieced together telling a tal r crime utterly horrible that th rildtst of a a Gab I seem tame bo The truth of the tale thus made nDito be tested at the Oxford county size1which open theic Monday vcari oe spoKei rfastbiOLcaeionof BurehcllS trial for Ike murder of Benwell Judge Me u hit charge to the grand jurj i said this case is one of uiuidcj no plea of manslaughter be c The 1S Mectcd to oc prisoner shows no i mpj ten days 1 andashchasihe best I nlawcrsastiong fight for his life will e ffiUiout de map M prejudge the Klleioryof the crime as the Crown wi lieck w establish it may be given The murderer cooly cut from his vic tims clothinff every mark which could but by one of thosi which even the most cold calculating villains cipar case was left upon the the name upon in the first place to the of the Benwcll was son of Colonel Ben HDiiCiiEUTIIH oilier Majestys The young came to Canada in the steamer Bri sailing from Liverpool on the 5th i if Bit object in coming was to investate a project which had been submitted by one Reginald toesiablish a partnership in a stock farm of which Burchell to be the Burchell had Bought to get money from Benwell pud Ms but without old jrentleman declaring that his sou reported to him jiiroro Canada that the business was he would pay the money Etad With Ben ittll sailed liurchell and wife Flor and a young man named rto also had made arrangement with to engage in farm work in Cau The party after a short at went to thence to Falls whence Bunhell and Beu started on the lth of February to Jnwfeate the alleged farm and they foutai Mastwoiid station and started Iliirchell was recognized on the been well known in that sec He had lived at Wood for a time where he had made him Kll known as Lord spending Ms own money and other peoples as and omitted In his departure to fettle i number of The Crown seek to establish that Burchells beinc a pure myth tlie man iM that lie walked his im into tho swamp on some pretext M there deliberately shot and killed So far as has yet been made pub tlicy have no direct witnesses to but they claim to be able toshowthat he was seen with Benwell and jioiiiK in the direction of the map and that he was seen returning It is true that when thc Memory of the body and the cigar case published liurhell promptly went i Irmccion from Buffalo and there the remains as those of his rom Frederick But the BOKOofficers diilare that instead Wopresumptive proof of if proves the superhuman nerve of the THE murdcr another in day frora his victims Pieces upon which his name was rebcll declares his and j detectives engaged to confound his f of llif defense will be in nil himself to have B J at the time is not judcms from what has persons who are s evident that his soundness of the ek to show that the as Burchell and u at Eastwood on the ie body was certainly w establish fact will the to show that the of a violent strug Jio evidences of a or about Burch vJturning to East will call attention to sus to other persons as thc will try to convince the having corn ves to the declaration that had devoted their to a attack upon his life airdwoT bu5lness of finding out ounsel h nse The attorney MV SeClly represented by E while the actual prosecution will of thCe tto SSp iuia a itirv nf Without proMnce may be upon th choice for this trial having fallen so good a Judge McMahou was an able hamster and he is a sound and up right judge He is a brother of Dr Ale WIFE OF THE Hc fingaRcd n many notable including the boundary case which he argued before the arbitrators and later before the privy He was the leading counsel for the prisoners in the ccle irated BiddnJph murder case and made me of the most brilliant speeches ever to a Canadian Mr JcMahon was called to the bench in The Burchell case will probably last a nil working week and may last a good eal There will tie a host of including Colonel Bonwcll he murdered mans who will ome from England specially to testify Burchells fortitude and wifely oyalty have won her friends as her mis nrtunes won her Regard ig Burchell it is not too much to ay that public opinion has unanimously cquittcd her of the charge of complicity i the crime at one time made against She has remained in Woodstock iuce her husbands incarceration in the ail visiting him as often as the ules of the jail would allow and mani esting in every way sympathy for her usband and the most perfect faith in is She is supported in her rials by the sympathy of her who remains with The prisoner has shown himself a lodel of good behavior since he was put ndcr lock and Though allowed to ee no person but his wife and his law he makes no If he wor es about his position and 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Ibc very conception of a scheme for their deln and the infinite con descension of the son of God in assuming their nature and coming into this woildto work out their are tran scendent proof of ihk But great as this love itueeded to be subjected to temp tation and suffeiings m order to make our Redeemer a perfect author of salva This in omparablu love had to pass through that human heart of His steeped in sorrow and with suffer ing in order to touch humanity at its Ion est The incarnation 111 Beth the agony in the death on thc cross and the humiliatioi of the grave were essentials to make a perfect And being made per fect ho became the author of eternal sal Wo associate the author with his if one comes to the mind the other in stantly Of the many figurative terms used in tbo scriptures to describe the scheme of redemption the term author is interesting and Thc scheme of redemption a book and Jcsu Christ the He is the inventor or author of all things celestial and ter Ho is the author of several and in fact the only original There is the book of This is a large and instructive the leaves are sentences are the let ters are This volume was pub ished in all languages and all climes at he same time and is still open before the eyes of all classes and couditions of Their line is gone through 11 the and their words to the cud of the there is no speech or lan guage where their voice is not Athesim is an for God is here u His palace visible to every in telligent and unbiased nust bear in mind that the Bible docs not condescend to prove the existence of This is taken for and if one conies to the Bible or he is referred to thc first vol thc book of Napoleons answer to his officers was apt and con on hearing the Is here a God he raised liis and minting to the starry sim ily responded who made all hat This volume is a book of The ild Druids have left on record that in Tder to be bard one must have an eye to ee nature and in thc absence of this gift o one can be a poet it would be impos ible for him to unfold the hidden ecrets of nature and delineate the his volume is the treasure house of the ard and There is the book of Some chapters in this book arc very iflicult to The print is mall and the light is here is a home full of beauty nd it ripples over vith and then passes into si The chair is The cradle and the toys That amily has culture and iaising that Doy would have been a leasure to but This morn holiirld him blithe and That found him prostrale in And ere n third clay was CASA WAPPV Why take that child from such a fami Such a chapter is written in small iraracters and we cannot read the con ents Or the man and are set to each other ke perfect rnnsic unto noble words ut tiie one Is taken and the ther John Wilson stood before his lass and said 1 havu xamined yonr I could not see o read them in the valley of the shadow f death where 1 have and then ic strong man bowed and wept went to his darkened he great German cried out Jlorn light nore and then Wewant lore light upon the pages of this volume nd we are impressed that when the bril ant light of eternity will flash upon hese paragraphs we shall know as we re On the other there many pages written in large haracters and perfectly Whatsoever a man that shall he Iso Sow corn and yon will reap orn sow kindness and you will reap the ood will and thc respect of your fellow But many forget this universal They sow iniquity and expect o reap righteousness and eternal hus they deceive Here is young man sowing his wild He oes not expect to reap his but Be not God is not for a man that shall he Iso liear this fact in your mind liat you must reap what yon sow you iinnot escape the Butthlsisfull f comfort to the He remembers hat God will cause him also to reap joy nd eternal life as the result of hissow He remembers that God rules with ncrring wisdom and according to the ouncil of His will for the good of His He feels that he cannot go here universal love is Nothing scapes His attention not even thc fall f a He rules the myriad in the heavens and watches over hat lily fresh and jewelled with the dew f thc He binds the beauty of leiades He loosens the bands of Orion cads out May and guides Vrcturus and his sons or He jperintends the weaving of a pidcrs or is sending forth the nts in large or giving motion to wing of a or swiftness to the ight of an These pages are full f We must read the books of Books are nd sold in order to bo They arc f little value unless read and Infinite Jehovah has given to us a rand Is it in your heart to be n astronomer There are the stars and lanets read them and you will become in the lore of the Do you to become a geologist There are QC rocks in Have you taste for botany The dow ry and leafy volume is wide pen before your and you vdll see wisdom and design upon every eaf or Man is made to work hence employ ment is given him by for He has cattered His treasures all over the n one place in another iu an ther lead and in another The Bible is not classified all the verses n that grand doctrine with which Anther convulsed y not found in the same The verses bearing upon the doc trine of repentance are scattered all over ue scriptures and that iu order that we ight search the scriptures for our There is nothing like the books of There is a vast difference between hem and the works of The first Iance we get of the works of man isthe icst and then you must not examine too and be too critical you dare not ake the The more you ox mine the works of the more of his lerfection is Turn your most mproved telescope to the heavens and ichold the wonders of Turn your microscope to the other direction and be lold the wonders invisible to the naked Sometimes authors Insert on thefirstor CERTS the last page in their book erratU that mistakes in writing or and a request to thu reader to inalco the But the of the divine Author have no mistakes in them for Ho read the proof sheets Himself and as every leaf passed through his handHe The sky was un folded upon and God saw that it The sun appeared in the highway of the and God taw it was The moon appeared upon the brow of the and God it was The stars were up there around the throne of Deity they also were There were no mistakes in the volumes of the Perfec tion is written upon all His Hero is the volume of is the chief Paradise Lost is not the only book that John Milton to the but it is his chief Pilgrims Progress is not the only book written by John but it is his chief The book of salvation not the only book given by God to but it is chief He put His name to this volume and has risked His reputation upon He is God not because He published the volume of nature He was God froin eternity before that volume was ever conceived He is Jehovah not because He brought out the volume of providence but He was Jehovah prior to all but He was not a savior until Ho pub Ii4ied the of volume won the Here he got riutjH irom UO iat name above every now 5tror Olives into Ills dujciples 8h6ut us be proceeds ftnd enters tlie city in the After lie renchts tlie temple he out the men who mmlu of religion unil liefcius to tench dally in the tem the people to lienr but the leaders planning to destroy A not only above all but superior to all names in His posses We please Him better than to reverently and thankfully receive the volume of and we cannot heap Insults upon Him more effectually than to reject We can honor Him more than angels by accepting His offer of and dishonor more than devils by slighting His invita This is nearer to His heart than all the other created I the Welsh poet had this in his mind when ho gave his poem on creation to the a stanza of which is as follows On the morning when Jehovah Cnllcu I he tnyrhid slurs by name With eonj3 and Forth liefore his throne they eauie In her course our earih applauded Clothed in virgin beauty pine Then a blush ivas seen arising in face or love He put his best in this It is true he seems more eloquent in some of thc book of but he las not done his best in this There are degrees in the volumes of nature and That star twinkling in the ast is but further to the south there is one brighter than that but to he north there is one brighter than that but find out the brightest star in he and you daro not say that 5od could not polish one brighter iJut lie has done His best in every sen tence in the book of There ire men rash enough to doubt the wis dom of thc order of One asks s there heat enough in the and is t put in the best place Is the founda tion of the earth deep and stable Has God mt strength enough in the law of gravi y Such questions would betray defliclen cy mentally or morally or Bin sup pose an earnest inquirer came to examine the volume of and ask can I un lerstand it Men who were considered as nere cyphers in society have become rich n knowledge and wise unto Men who were little above idiocy have understood the One of this find answered to a query of the difficulty II enter Xot at sir there are only three out of into into A philosopher could not have given a belter I will it save an old sinner ike me This volume is for man The ind helpless in the sight of Do you know of any race of men the Gospel ould not reach It was said the Fiji slanders could not be They vcre so low and They have een Christianized long The tinted apelike Bushmen of Africa could never be said the The lospel has succeeded among the Bush iicn these many Do you know of a ceople it cannot reach I do In act this Gospel is as wide as the race ind as deep as human This volume cost time and hard t took centuries to prepare this Che other volumes were mere fly le spoke and all was finished Let Let there and worlds and systems came into be ug and took their place in the Held of But it took centuries to irepare and finish the volume of salva ion at the Son of God issumed over nature Ho felt the respon ibility of this He at thc hreshold of his advent here I must vork the works of Him that sent vhile it is day the night when o man can This weighed eavily upon them until the last entence was and when the last ict had been enacted He It is The work is completed the ontract with my Father is From this time man can he and as i proof of this He grasped he penitent thief from tho clutches of lell and took him with Him to This volume will be read when the ithcr volumes will be out of The ither volumes will be unreadable by and and some angel librarian will fold hem up as a like a will be closed and set aside when he last page has been It is true as very few pages have been and a great many leaves are to be but the last page will be reached cicncc and scripture declare this mo ucntous There Is nothing stable n this universe the mental and is like an evermoving las every wheel in even the small ust that is whirled about by the This this motion will wear out he sola rand terrestial There s nothing stationary on our There many in their graves if they vero to come back to the scenes f their would miss nany things would miss the old log abin in which they were born he old tree they climbed with youthful Measure Tho schoolboy we neer Though there we are he old plain meetinghouse In the Let them sleep a little longer and they will miss the prairies and orcsts that charmed them as far as I the Rocky mountains that over hadowed them will disappear from the map of and the Mississippi will c paralyzed on her way to the But vheu you and I will go to the dreamless sleep of the grave and tho archangel vith the blast of his trumpet will awake us from our long there vill bo no The firmament vill be a I can imagine some astronomer having been sitting on the side of his rubbing his eyes and looking into the heavens and wondering what it all An angel vinged his flight to his side exclaiming Hallo You slept You had an excellent You slept in the midst of the convulsions of the wreck of matter and crush of Sverything has passed The sun has eft his throne and given up his and the moon has gone through her trial crfcctly Lift up your eyes to the heavens and look upon the earth forthe heavens shall vanish away like and the earth shall wax old like a and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner but my salvation shall be and my right eousness shall not be The other volumes will be out of date but this s This only will We shall go and leave the earth for the sun and moon tolight others but they shall not continue Jly salva tion shall be We have been in ibraries and borrowed but we had to return Evorvthlng here is but tho volume of salvation Is When thc of eternity will have rolled on by tho decillions sal vation will be Everything here is A blight is upon them What is life a span and as a weavers shuttle and all can say ofit that there is a and and Creeps in tills petty space from day to daj To the last s liable of recorded time Aud all our vcsterdays have Uirhted fools The way to dusty can dle Life ia but a walking a poor plaj Hcstruts and frets his hourilpon the stage And then is heard no more ic is a tale Ipld by m full of found and Dignifying That is one view of But my sal vation shall be No no brief candle sal salvationJ Thank God for something that will remain and that something sufliclent to meet all our wants in time and eter Let us possess this volume and keep it as a priceless treasure and when the resurrection trump shall awake us from the let us meet Him with this volume in our then forever with the Lord Amen So let it be Life from the dead lain that And immortality JESUS ENTERING 19 Written for Tim LESSON rides from The only time that Jesus was known to be carried by any other means than his own busy feet was this short ride from the of Olives into The disciples considered thisa triumphal The shouting was done by the whole multitude of the Whether the fact that Jesus rode in a mock military way at this time caused his disciples to hope in his political suc cession to the Roman rule or is not but the people who believed in him shouted in triumph and Jesus ap proved their The motto was Blessed be the king that cometh iu the name of the The Romans ruled in the name of but Jesus pro posed his dominion in name of The disciples spread garments in the highway and shouted They lived in the present moment but amid all this hurrahing Jesus stops in sight of Jerusalem to weep over He is not carried away wildly by the excite He knows what is He Is a He sees the He sees what will soon be He sees how the city magnates are seeking the blooa of its best Its only re Ho hears the Roman governor Pilate protest to the crucifixion by asking the Jews again and why what barm has he done As the leaders fail to give a reason for their cruel demand Icsus hears their final reply to His blood be ftpon us and our chil Jesus seeing all this weeps over the Holy Citys We can only weep in the actual presence of calamity and when it touches near but Jesus draws the solemn verities out of the as yet unseen Ho sees the painting of tho great drama of tho cruci fixion and of the blindness of the city and its awful destruction by the Roman even thn mothers with the chil dren within He weeps not for mere blood He as the son of for all the inhabitants of the And what appalling bravery After he has just been flooded by this mighty wave of sorrow he descends to common events again suddenly and last effort to prevent the on com ngdoom by practical He goes into the temple to cleanse He liter ally drives out the buyers and and begins to teach the people daily for the few remaining days of his The people listen earnestly and with more than human but the rulon do with persistence what was already de termined to be The Savior is seeking the The Jewish leaders ire conspiring to blow out the great ight that came to lighten every AMOS THE ROCK OF The Historic Seottiseh Locality Per petuated in American Kvcuts of HAWKEYE Man must be pre pared for every event of for there is nothing All places are the tetnple of for it is the mind which And the character of man is nown from his conversation speech like He who sees and expects only what he wishes Is a very foolish Judge of what is Thy wish was to that Selfish ambition is blind and it renders all men blind and arro rant who seek selfish preferment above Such turbulant spirits are entirely unfit for officers in commercial societies or In every thing nlife thou will find but thou oughtest to consider whether the idvantagcs do not Even rue never runs But he who labors dilllgontly with honesty of mod est need never Fight not against the decrees of lor add other annoyances to the oc Mirrerices of Let us all hear patient y whatever and thank Provi dence that our condition is no Many are but few chosen and be sure that you are chosen before you attempt dictatorial authority and even then consider that men whosupport are in the habit of doing a little of their own Pru dence and forethought are the origin of much while with annoyance and imprudence it requires but little ex bring misfortnrc upon any com But that which turns out well Is bettor than Chance luck is as t seems a kind of for It preserves hany things which we do not Whereas those wise in their own conceit see Unity of purpose by he young men who have yet their for tunes to make devolves the future of this oeautiful MAXY ix OXK that ot the most practical mind in any enter prise be the chairman and by such a policy in the varied industries of a commercial and manufacturing city all may in time be leader and But in each and every instance bo sure you do not fall under the ban of a mind that so far transcends the comprehension of his associates that ho dare not divulge the great things he holds in his Cesar thrice refused a Whereas modern Cesars do tot usually wait until preferment are Bo mindful of every kind of And besides this jiving all add to your faith virtue to virtue knowledge and to tem and to temperance patience and to patience brotherly and to brotherly It is practical skill that wins the little strokes fell great oaks all men have genius and superior knowledge in their several that may be well to consider and consult in public affairs Providence never designed one mind to comprehend else all would have been made They may bo persons In this commun ity who are at times troubled with subject to attacks of If they should try Chamberlains Cholera and Diarrhoea It will afford almost immediate and when reduced with water is pleasant to If taken as soon as the first in dication of the disease is felt it will ward oft the Many people use it in this and find that it never fails A 25 or 50 cent bottle may be ob Smith Frjr tlie Election of United btutei Svimton by Popular Work Hone In Thin Other of The HnwlcEreJ i there a boy who has read the Scottish who has forgotten the Hock of Dumbar ton That almost impregnable fortress was scaled and captured by Willum Wallace and his Invincible men of Lan But why write of thc Kock of Dumbarton from the capital One of the leading men of Lanark was a soldier named Elis descendants until this generations are proud of their sturdy fighting One of their number in thel ttter part of the sixteenth century came to the New sailed up the Powtowmack river and came to its head watoro where there were and cateraets so that he could go no He camped on the side of a tremendous scaled it and it so re minded him of the famous fortress in Scoctland that he named it the Rock of The venturesome discov erer was afterwards given a royal patent to the and it descended unto his heirs and assigns until this But acre after after lot have been sold until the Beall family has lost al most entirely their interest Iu the orig inal Between the LOck of Dumbarton and the mainland east of it is a littie stream named Rock This stream divides Washington City from The ancient village of Georgetown is builded upon the formerly barren Rock of Dum These facts were recently dis covered by man wm bought a own lot In Georgetown and examined Jie title for himself away back until the time of tho original royal Thus does ancient history and modern The battle which waged around and upon the original Rock of Dumbar ton in thc twelfth century was made fa mous by tho graphic pen of Miss And now iu these latter days there is discovered an additional mark of dis tinction for the historic fortress of the middle in that its name is linked with the foundation of the capital of a great nation which has grown up in a new world of which nothing was known n those middle tained from all They are all here After three or four months in uncomfortable quar ters by sea and on they have come back to The dear old and some older arid some others almost have returned in time to Iraggle their skirts in the equinoxial No They will have new skirts The fall season is upon and the papa part of our population s commencing to realize Speaking of equinoxial weather requires an ex We have been having that sort of weather knee deep for two rains here but it And strange to it never pours in this at but it rains at the same The clouds back and fill and then they empty before they roll by or roll y this But the young ladies who lave returned to some of them mothers of a half a dozen or more young have come upon every train dur ng the past few A little dress naker on Pennsylvania avenue today said I will now have to work day and licht without sleep during the fall season and into the winter until after the Christmas About the tirst of February these dear customers of nine will commence pay me in little I will have no Christmas merry nor will niy Those poor girls who are working for me will also avo a dreary I cannot get my money until midwinter or and ol cannot pay the girls until uuny aint it Great practical oke on the The dear the tender hearted girls must en oy seeing thc eyes of the little dress maker grow red with work and weep It must bo a source of innocent merriment to them to sec the sewing girls look hungry and go half naked in Very funny The election of United States senators by direct vote of the people instead of by state has recently grown in favor with leading representatives of tfie It is daily more and more mani fest that the senate is too far away from the The conduct of the republi can majority in the when it came to defense and protection of the rights of is Leading repub lican representatives are today contem plating the introduction and passage of a resolution in the house favoring the elec tion of senators bydirect vote ot the peo The republican majority in the sen by its unpardonable indifference to the federal elections placed the re publicans of the country on the defensive after they had waged a successful cam paign for eight months in the The recent election in Maine revived the spirits of the and they are now attending to business in everv town every every If the senate were to take up and pass the federal elections bill the republican party would remain in power for the next fifty But the republican senate is too too too aristocratic and I so far as to disabuse my readers of any idea that the republican party is re sponsible for the conductor the senate in this There are in the senate not less than seven men who are sailing along under the republican but who really ought to carry the black flag of political piracy at their The people believe them to bo republicans because claim to he republicans and thus the country is The people understand that there is a repub lican majority in the but that is an error of There is the fatal There is a nominal republi can majority but when ic comes down to a matter of stiff party the democrats can more surely count upon the doubtful seven than can the republi Let the people know that the doubtful seven are responsible for the betrayal of the republican and better results will ho obtained at the Lot the people understand that the republican representatives who came hero last December direct from the suf fragists of the country have attended strictly to business every moment of the and have successfully legislated in the interests of the many and a republi can house will be Every re publican newspaper in thecountry should explain this matter again and again to the so that there may be no mis taking thc The house of representatives has ac complished more during the first session of the fiftyfirst congress than was ever accomplished before in a similar time by any house in the history of tho repub Everything done hss oeen done in spite of bitter opposition and in the presence of organized The democratic party has been vigor and as opposed to everything Leading democrats menwho think most suc cessfully with their lungs like Bynum of have howled themselves hoarse in denunciation of the republican ma jority because the republicans have in sisted on Not a measure has been enacted with the approval of the They have stood in their places and opposed the tariff the federal elections the pure lard the meat inspection and every other sent here by Illiterate and misguided to they have drawn their salaries and opposed all The people of the country should understand the etistent The republicans of the house have accomplished u great and the democrats have prevented the accomplishment of The senate is only nominally Let the people reelect a republican and the senate compelled to resurrect The melancholy days have the saddest ot the Ou Momay morn ing the schools their portals at nine and thc big and enter upon a season of As usual the will give lists of new books to b and each little innocent will be rctiuiied to com mence the investigation of slv or or maybe ten different There will be arith and higher mathematics for the youths in their All this is weari ness of tho and pollution of the The nerve centers are made pools and conduits for excessive intell lectual The average teacher is unworthy the The average educator might learn wisdom of thc par Ipatetic students of Socratie and Aris totelian Hypatla and neoplaton ists were wiser the educators of the present of modern times are the for they have one and all learned that only one thing at a time should be attemoted by the average human The secret of scholarship is in Education does not come from the skim ing of many No child under eight years of age should be required to study anything save writing and These three studied three months each at a with reviews every week in would In nine months produce foundations for scholar ship which no amount of mediocrity in a teachers chair could afterwards un Under our present not one child out of fifty can spell ver nacular The parents say Mollie and Jimmie can do any thing else Dut They have no faculty for Thus do they excuse their children when they ought to be abusing and denouncing their Mollie ind Jimmie can spell and other words of one and they could spell all theaitisomant superla tives in the if they were iroperly Of the making ot sooks there is no but here should 3e an end of the practice of compelling parents to buy books which are not needed certainly not needed in blocks of five or more at a Every year when school I enter my protest against the the almost criminal arrogance of the city superintendents and While he public system is the intellectual ulwark of the republic iu original in it has become such a travesty as to merit the opposition and denuncia tion of our best While I am opposed to the parochial I shall nevertheless join hands with my Cath olic fellowcitizens in a crusade against public school system unless radical changes shall be made in that system the There should jo a regular curriculum for thn public schools of each After spending year in the first grade studying nothing but reading and writ The average stenographer typewriter and with a small dabbling of arith nctic Too much reviewing can iot be done in the matter of irauscriber of today can only spell about our hundred words while scholarly men who have need of their services use from two thousand words n expressing their My ex perience has been that not one girl typewriter out of livehundred can spell yet all of that have gone hrough the various grades of public Too much is required of the and not one thing is properly aught nor properly I have efore me a letter from a young lady teacher in seeking employ ment either in the public schools or in the government departments at Wash Several words are ind tho penmanship is radically defec What kind of scholars can come ip from the school over which she pre sides The children deserve and they deserve protection from incom petent instructors President Harrison has received thc rreatcst compliment which it is possible or any man in political life at present to He has been condemned by ex tovernor William of Vir The man Cameron in an open let ter denounces President Harrison and eaves the republican This may well be considered the most eminent compliment ever paid to any like took hold of he coat tails of William and as ic rose into national fame and distinction Mahoneraised the two young fellows with He believed in their sincerity ind and did all iu his power to Benefit As soon as Riddleberger gotinto the senate he turned upon the man who made and ne ame Mahones He finally drank nimself to Cameron was made governor of Virginia because Mahone bc ieved in him and lifted him No sooner was he inaugurated than he ike a turned and smote the hand that fed He has been going down politically ever and has now reached the abysm of where no man and no party can be found suffi ciently base to meet with his tic has cut loose entirely from the repub ican There is now no reason why the party should not soar to great heights and carry President Harrison along with During the week just past Speaker Reed has risen several notches near the pi Every time he does any thing he does it and he is constantly doing something which the If the next house is as now seems Reed will loom tip so strongly and cast such a big shadow over other that he will receive the presidential nomination of his party by The cold wave which reached us early n the week has been very hard ou our There were strong prospects of an epidemic of yellow or low malarial but tho cold wave wrought health with The weather here this month has been exactly like the fever weather of Real estate dealers are booming subur ban villas and getting a great many cash dollars from newcomers and from gov ernment The fact that suburban real estate is largely iu excess of tho natural demand for it is held at exorbitant the shrewd advertisers are keeping up the business of buying and While it is pot likely that there will ever be a collapse in real estate ut the capital of this great that time has already arrived when prices must come to a and not ad vance for ten years or investors should The sergeantatarms of the house says that fiftythree members are absent He believes that every one of the gentle haying been long confined at their posts of duty really needed rest and recreation in order to save from dangerous He does not believe any of them will return to their desks until next Several senators are showing signs of and ad journment cannot come too soon for benefit of all newspaper men as well as SMITH Furv at the Reunion of the Regiment at Colon bus Junction October Effort to Secure a Attendanceo Kuxtor ot Vlelit OIHeera When Mastercil ilhtortaU Sketch iiTthe regfimentaf ri union of the23th infantry wI I held at Columbus Wcdnesda October 1800 It H earnestly desi that aa many of the survivors of this lant Iowa as can possibly do will attend the Arrangemei are being made for reduced rates onfi thc and the hotels at Colurnb Junctnn will make special rates to veterans The Iowa Infantrywas mustered into the Umieu States service Scptembei at Camp SIcKean near Mi with the following and staff Fabian lieutenant colonel Cal vin major Kirkwood ClarfcvJ adjutant J quartermaster surgeon James assistant surgeon Henry as sistant surgeon Thomas E Corlciil chaplain Hergeantm jor Wrn quartermaster sergeant Whufield commissary ser geant Charles hospital stew ard drum major Charles fife The when numbered officers and I The companies comprized in above were recruited as follows Com pany A in Washington C and H at Pleasant and Henry company at Washintrton county Company K at Henry county Company F at Columbus Louisa and Companies E and G in The regiment t was specially fortunate In the of its subsequently gaining the reputation ofbeing one of the best drilled regiments in Deeming it of especial interest at this we give the following brief of the history of the regiment during the war for the Early in Xovemberi the regiment was ordered making its first landing n the so called at Ar on November from which point the participated in an expedition under command of General Horey up White and in a raid to Cold Water and Rolling Soon the regiment was placed on transports and down the river to take part M ith thu ex pedition under command of General WJ in the first attempt to cap lure Ou December 26 the boats reazhed the mouth of the Yazoo going up that stream to Chiekasaw when the troops The result of the attack ou Walnut and the unsuccessful is too well known to make it necesary to ga nto details of the It was the first general engagement n whicn the regiment took On the llth of January the regi ment took part in the assault and cap iure of Arkansas with a loas of ieventy men and officers killed and The regiment displayed suck good fightingqualitiesiu this engagement hat it received the special praise of its ommanding From Arkansas the regiment embarked on trans ports with the balance of the and going back down the MissSisMiopi went into camp at Youngs La where they passed three dreary bringing sickness and death to their and during that time many changes through and among the The regiment toolc a prominent part in the siege and cap ture of its during the siege being about On the morn ing of the capitulation of Tuly the regiment camp at five oclock ant joined in the pur suit of General Joe Johnson hovering around the rear of After a few minor engagements at Mississippi and the regiment went into quarteii at Black about twenty miles in the rear of recuperate during the midsummer At time the regiment was in the 3d Isc 15th army under command of General On the J2d of September the regiment broke General Osterhaus commanding the and marched when they boarded the transports en route to Landing at Mem phis and marching across a distance of some three hundred and thirty and skirmishing all along the General Osterhaus division was cnt off from the other three divi sions of the 15th Army by tho breaking away of the pontoon bridge over the Lnmesee conser Quently the 25th Iowa was for a time placed under the comtnandv of General and shared in the attack ou Lookout and the rout of the enemy from that And on the next day joined the Fifteenth army and the mainarmy on the night in front of the Missionary Ridge From thence they followed the retreafc ing enemy where the regi ment was engaged with a lots of thirty In killed and Marching back to Chattanooga the regt ment went to Bridgeport and thence December 24th to where they wcct into winter quarters and remained until the last of 1S64 On the 5th of May the great Atlanta campaign was inaugurated the regiment was then in the Iowa brigade of the first division Fifteenth army General John Logan The his tory of the Fifteenth army a corps that was never whipped or never re treated from before an the history of the Twentyfifth They took part in the battles of SnakeJjj Creek New Hope Kenesaw mountain and the assault at Atlanta on July and at Ezra chanel on the and after the fall of formed a part of army glorious march to the While the regiment was in the trenches before At they received a beautiful stand ot presented by the ladies of Bur The regiment participated the campaign ofthe taking part in four general fol lows Little Congaree Cooks Bentonsvillo and the capture The credit of the of that hot bed of the1 capital of South belongs to it was surrendered to Twentyfifth From the regiment marched to KaleighJ and after the surrender of General went to to where they toofc part in the grand They mustered out in camp at Crystal near but did not retem their discharge nntit they reached Bay they were disbanded and returned to their Comrades of the Twentyfifth lowi come to the and shake hands and gather around the campj thus keeping fresh ia our memo the old army in which lives were soclosely woven in thfi ot Gi and Tho Burlington will join with1 tr ot Columbus in trying you as comfortable and happy si If are anythinglike to be wont suffer something to foragers in wl on Company Y business salts
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