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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - September 23, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                eral Opinion That it Will Com meneo of the the House Still Without a The AntiLottery Bill HR t Case Sept At a late it was tlio confident ex of tterepublicnn conferrees on f b that Wednesday or Thurs ve will witness the open on the conference the three disputed questions of binding twine are not the con a tPPl 1 if are near enough to a settlement to them in saying they have no jme basis of agreement will be id flte cnow are that the con nee on the tariff bill will complete work and will probably the senate features on IS limit as to free be time of the free sugar not to go into effect until They will probably com twine by placing the of duty of half a cent or one The senate reciprocity rare will be accepted and a provision Si will practically fresh fish I ilso be Tlie report will Vv be prepared tomorrow and ht in ESraatnr Carlisle is quoted today as ittat he does not expect an adjourn Vbeforc the 10th of nie Antilotery Law Works first case r the antilottery law of refusal of a Dapcr to the mails because it eon jj lottery occurred tube city postoflice here early yesterday iralnp Tue act was by the president and the suffice department yesterday sent to t city postoflice instructions with rc to the execution of the to these one of tlie ified the newspaper offices that the jors would not be carried through jhemails if they were found to contain lottery and that the pub under the would be liable to lottery advertisements were When the usual sacks of papers i sent out of town arrived at the early in the a few rfcofcach paper were examined by of the The clerk found that e a paper of very Stalled contained tbe lottery Jvertlscment as aud notified the Ijoj who brought the copies that they Ijtould not be If Srport from the Human of II report of Kbnninisfoner Miihell of the bureau of Entails for the fiscal year ordered June shows that applications and received as against orats for thc previous The eipt of the office for the year were expenditures sur as against a surplus of for last The balance in e treasury on account of the patent During last year the ffice disposed of cases in excess of i number disposed of the previous The Congressional outlook pjelative to the congressional campaign more satisfactory The re lifiublican ramiiaiirn committee is doing cscelliMit work and is well supplied ISwith the sinews of while the demo s seem to have neither money nor It is whispered that Brice piqued when Flower was chosen as of the democratic that neither Brier nor Gorman are Stoic anything to help and their mpaien seems to be going by Davis Lucy post mistress coimtv Richard Phillipsposlinaster Cen Black Hawk Joslah WILL EETTJRN TO The President mid FmuHy to Leave Cres Springs CISESSOX Sept president and family will leave here Wednesday morning for In case the white house is not ready for the presidents family they will accept the invitation of Postmaster General and bo his guests for a few The president has granted a pardon in case of Otis con victed in the nortern district of Iowa of forging a signaaure to a money A SITE AT The Worlds Fair Will n0 m Lake Washington Hud Jnckson worlds fair question has been settled by todays In the morning the South Park commissioners agreed to add Washington Park to the portions of tho South Park system already offered to the This was in accordance with tho resolu tion adopted by the national commission last At this afternoons session of the national commission the amended site proposition waspresented and unani mously Tho site thus pro vided for includes Washington and lack son the midway plaisancc connect ing aud the Lake Front in all about one thousand In a sense thc chosen site is one great unit comprising as it does the entire South Park system of the finest of any in the The enthusiasm with which the tender was received by the na tional commission showed in marked con trast with the reception of the previous By a resolution adopted early in the day the national commission had formally pledged itself to regard the offer of such a site as the final settle ment of all questions relating to site and when the park commissioners bromptly responded and the exact loca tion of the big exposition was at last finally fixed there was an outburst of Stepping from the doors of the city railroad hotels and business the visitors to the worlds fair as it enter directly the vesti bule of the exposition on the Lake This Lake Front is a strip of park comprising sixty bordering the shore of Lake Leading from it tbe finest boulevard of the city goes directly to Washington Park and con necting with the latter is the widway which ends in Jackson Like thc Lake Front one side of Jackson is washed by the waves of Lake The greater portion of site is one vast network of pleasure enclosing great stretches of meadow and groves of Adjoining Washington Park is a race capable of accommodating fifty thousand This the local directory expect to make a part also of the sfte for the purpose of speed display and live stock This improved race track where the live stock show will be made Is within one hundred yards of the point selected for the main thus placing the whole fair in one compact quarter of the in cluding the government display and the displays to be made by the various states in conjunction with the main exposition The site selected and the plan of the build ings proposed is generally regarded as calculated to be especially gratifying to thc live stock men of the There is great rejoicing in Chicago tonight by all classes over the final settlement of thc site controversy in a way that gives CHIEF ARTHUR MENACE TO Russia Again Believed to Be the Disturbing Kmperors Alter Their lag in Armenia Thoucht to Fore shadow the Intervention of the two kaisers have astonished Europe by suddenly and Francis Joseph has re turned to This is a break up of the program which had been announced for them aud indicates something un Emperor William was to have gone with Francis Joseph to Ischl in the Tyrol and thence the two were to pro ceed on a hunting trip in the Styrian each now returns home and it is conjectured that some sudden change in the situation must be at the bottom of Naturally sus picion points to Itussia as supply ing the cause of this disarrangement of plans which had been ma tured for months The news os serious fighting which comes from Ar menia is considered as indicating the near approach of Russian intervention In that afilieted The fact that forty lives were lost aud that the Turks were the chief sufferers indicates the possession of Russian weapons by the and this serious loss of life is sure to provoke fierce reprisals by the Turks and Kurds which will at last give Russia a good pretext for pushing troops across the a few days ago pub lished an article criticising the manner in which the government dealt with the rumors concerning its attitude toward slavery in east The Ntrrtli Ger man the government re plying to the article says that the gov ernment declines to be dictated to by the XTadirlelitcii and justifies the meeting of such by straightfor ward denial instead of by diplomatic The in the course of its makes anIncidental attack upon the persons who inspired the SLAVIN AND MAULIFFE A SAD SUNDAY Terrible Collision Between Two Suburban Trains in Five remons Killed and Many Wounded at HlunV Trainmen Killed Other Railway t Indian Ijint 1urcliase 1ill Keported the taw committee ou Indian affairs was imported today the Mil to pay to the Choctaw and Chickasaw nation of a title in fee simple to 1acres of land in the Indian ingland whiih the Indians leased to jhcUnitcd Slates in 1SSS for the especial impose of locating other friendly In dians and freedmen Their Minds on the Torrey K inns in various lines of trade in Chicago heretofore protested against the psage of the Torrey bankruptcy bill lute withdrawn their names from the SJrowst and requested the immediate en jcnncnt of the Flllnmstors Still Successful In j Obitrncting the Trausnction of Jiusi OFer of and of Ari were the only democrats in the Stall when was called to order At the conclusion of the prayer the clerk under direction of the proceeded to call the roll on lireapproval of Fridays He vote yeas nays 0 no piorum aud a call of the house was One hundred and fiftynine members to their names still no Tlie rebublican absentees were of Con ley and Wilson of f of moved an ad but there were a number of members who were in favor remaining in it being under iJluttcr warth and S will return ji Qllu Hill and who demanded and the yeas and The motion nays the Action of the Hrotherhood of Locomotive Engineers at New NEW was an important day to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Grand Chief En gineer Arthur was in and was present aud addressed the grand union The socalled grand union meeting is in the nature of a na tional convention of the whole and the brotherhood divisions were repre sented from Maine to California and Can ada to The meeting was secret and held with closed so that none but those who were initiated were al lowed There were brotherhood men present at the morning and by actual count at the afternoon Chief Arthur was ac corded a most enthusiastic Charles Hall of division 145 of Xew York city The meeting put into the form of a resolution its views of Grand Chief Arthurs attitude in rela tion to the late strike of tbe employes of the New York Central which resolution was adopted The resolution is as follows That it is the sentiment of this union meeting that we approve the instruc tion riven hour grand chief engineer To the cnjrlnecrs durinjr the late and we mve full confidence in his We also honor the enirlnccre on tlic Vork Central railroad in followinjrtbe instruction given by our tfrand chief engineer and in keepinjr so close 10 the laws and rules of our brother A significant feature of the meeting also was the submission of a scheme for federation of railway employes presented by What was the nature of the proposition or what was done with it could not be A llaptist Meeting Special to The annual meeting of the regular primitive Baptist association closed a several days session at the Providence meeting grounds in Harmony township Thousands have been in attendance daily since Fri day and Sunday was the great Fully people were in Five or six sermons were delivered by elders from Missouri and different portions of A pecularity of this sect is that they do not ask for contribu tions and the the ministers do not receive paythe members of the church are noted for their unbounded charity and The Capture of Moussu in Eng land are greatly pleased at the capture of Moussa Bey and the prospect of his being sent in exile to where he can no longer bribe and cajole to their Leading Armenians in London say they do not desire the execu tion of as his death would be the signal for a rising of the Kurds and a massacre of He is a much more important personage than is generally Nominally he is a petty Turkish but really he is the chief of the Kurds in Ar His office was conferred upon him iu the vain hopa that he might be restrained by He made no pretense of performing any of the duties attached to but spent his time raiding else He in a robber chief aud not merely a corrupt As the Kurds are very numerous in Armenia the extent of his power can hardly be exag Moussa Bey is a young an1 goodlooking very pleasant and courteous to talk He is a very strict As a result he is much respected by the more fanatical the Turks of the as they are and it would be very dangerous for the Turkish government to deal harshly with him if it desired to do As he went to Constantinople with the style and retinue of a prince aud took with him a very large sum of hard the ruling class do not desire his over The Irish and iu fact all is still busy discussing Chief Secretary Balfours declaration of war on the Irish The news which comes from Ireland shows that from end to end of the island the gauge of battle has been taken up with charac teristic The first of a scries of public meetings was held at County in spite of a drenching downpour of an im mense concourse of people listened to John Dillon denounce Balfours action and repeat the language for which he had been An Imposing force of soldiers and constabulary ready at a moments notice to disperse the crowd at the point of the bayonet failed to overawe the The few weakkneed bishops and priests who had obeyed the Injunc tion from Kome and commenced to op pose the plans of the league have been completely and Archdeacon Cantr of has actually apolo gized for his The general ver dict is that the league has been given a new and vigorous lease of John the eminent will visit Gladstone at Hawarden to consult with him on the changed aspect of the Irish Morley will then return to Ireland to study the condition of the A number of mass meet ings were held yesterday In the provinces at Liverpool and against the arrest of the Irish The IURilints May Not Ite Able to Curry Out Their Proposed and Mc AulifTc have been They will bo arraigned in court this afternoon on the charge of conspiring to commit a breach of the They were con veyed to the Lambeth police where both were arraigned and bound over in two thousand pounds to appear before court In the the police inspector justlj fying the said the match was to be a genuine He produced a copy of the articles and said the as exhibited in the windows of tho sport ing were smaller than the ordinary gloves and were thin around the The secretary of the Ormonde club said the gloves ordinary box ing gloves the contest to be strictly in accordance wjth the Queensberryruleu and no brcachvof law was He added that the police had been incited to make the arrests by jealous enemies of the The inspector denied that the police had been Tho magistrate directed the police to produce tho gloves before finally deciding as to the illegality of the He added in the mean the prisoners should venture to proceed with the fight he would deal nilh them Tho suddenness of the arrests prevented the defense from obtaining Tomorrow the legal question willbe At a meeting or the Ormonde club to night it was decided that if an decision was tho match would be decided on the Many rumors are being circulated about the Bill McAuliffes claims that Slavin is afraid of American and believes he did not want to meet A well known Amer ican says the arrest of McAuliffe is due to the fact that Slavin has trained and those who backed him had the American arrested to save their Christen of the Ormonde attributes McAulifFes arrest to the fact that the prince of Wales was going to attend the At araeeting of the Pelican club to Lord Lousdale and Richard of Now decided that rather than see the match fall through they if the authorities prevent put up be tween themselves the purse offered by the Ormonde club and bring the fight off on the tust Upholf the Honor of newspapers here in announcing the arrival of the British squadron at Mosamblque say the cabinet sent a cable dispatch to the gov ernor of Mosambique informing him of the resignation of tho ministry and ad vising him to receive the British admiral with the respect due the representative of a friendly If the should attempt to infringe on the stotus ijiio it is recommended the governor use his own discretion in up holding the honor of Tiie Cape Good Hope Hank liquidators of the Capo Good Hope Bank report that the deficit in addition to tho total loss of full paid up capital and reserve fund amounts to The report recom mends that tho first call be made upon shareholders for per payable in ten monthly BROTHERSINLAWi Fatal Ending of a LongStanding Family Tonight a fatal street affray between two brothersin law ended a remarkable contest for the possession of a fortune of AJfred Richner several years ago was tlie husband of a noted brothel Notwithstanding this and his unsavory record Richner succeeded in clandestine ly working himself into the good graces of tlie daughter of a wealtliYjilourJand feed dealer named Upon Kesslcrs tho who seems to have been somewhat disclosed her attachment for The in stant opposition of the family to any recognition of that worthy resulted in the prompt elopement of the couple to Richner later went through the form of obtaining a divorce from the brothel keeper and having his marriage with Miss Kcssler Then he returned to Chicago and a feud was soon engendered between Richner and his new wifes Tho latter accused Richner of being actuated solely with a desire to lay his hands on the fortune of his Legal struggles and per sonal encounters between Richner and young Kcssler have been Re cently it Is Richner failing to get hold of the fortune has threatened to kill every member of the family he met young Kessler on State street and attacked him with a Kessler drew a revolver and fired several shots into Richners inflicting fatal Kessler gave himself up and said he had been advised to arm himself by the city chief of detectives and his General John The affray took place in a crowded part of State street and for a short time created a wild stam collision between a Burlington train at an Illinois Central excursion train and Eighteenth street and Kedgio avenue last night resulted in the death of five people and the serious injury of a dozen three of whom will probably The dead are Lilly aged 23 Martha aged 31 Otto aged Two identity The fatally hurt are Lena aged 17 Minnie aged 10 Eddie aged In addition to these were the follow ing Tillio left shoulder broken Henry leg fractured NIc right leg broken and left arm crushed Charles arm A number of others received cuts and but were able to go home with out 1 During the day the Illinois Central road run an excursion to the end of its the Orphan at anda it was this train while blocked on the outskirts of the city and waiting to be was crashed into by the Burlington and Quincy Engineer Dick of the Burlington claims that the rear red lights of tho Illinois Central train were burning so dimly as to afford him 110 warning of their Other reports have it that the Burlington train was behind time and was running at a reckless Engineer Dickson says that as quickly as possible he reversed his engine and applied tlie but the momentum of the heavy train was too and they struck the ex cursion train with great The rear car was lifted from the track and forced through the next car which iu turn was forcedj Into car from the Bur lington aud Quincy engine lost her headlight and and her front head while her tender was forced up against the Neither Engineer Dickson nor his fire man was They jumped off when it appeared the traiircould not be Instantly there was the wildest confu The excursion train consisted of fifteen every one filled with The express train consisted of an baggage car and six passenger with abou 100 people on The un injured on the excursion and all the peo ple of the express none of whom were made a wildbreakfor the doors and alighted on either side of the two Many frightened passengers ran from the scene of tho ap parently under the impression that their only safety lay in Many went limping indicating that possibly many more were injured than those men tioned The greater immediately gathered around the wreck and gave their assistanceto those pinioned beneath the telescoped cars and those whose injuries were so serious that they could not help them Conductor Dick son and a brakeman were but no could bo robtained from them further than the assertion of Engineer Dickson that he saw no red lights until lie was upon the excursion The coroner will make a rigid investi gation Into the circumstances attending make this nation live up to tho thesolutlon of it had afternoon and evening were occu pied in reading letters from old abolition is tsand A Drunkards a widower and the father of twentyfive fatally wounded Mario his and mother of two of the children arid then puff a bullet in his own He was drunk of Sea espcrimonts made last month at Bdl Roelcand Skerryvole on it was found that force of the breakers on the side of the German ocean may be taken at about a ton and a half to every square foot of exposed the Atlantic side throws breakers double that or three tons to the square foot thus a surface of only two square yards sustains a blow from a heavy Atlantic breaker equal to fiftyfour In March of this year a heavy gale blew for three days and nights at Skerry washing out blocks of limestone and granite of three and five tons weight as easily as if they had been empty egg shells in some cases throwing them en tirely over the breakwater at Over 300 tons of such blocks were washed 300 feet up the inclined beach after being thrown over the breakwater and scat tered abont in various One block of estimated to be of fifteen tons was moved over ISO feet from a place in the srtrf where it had been firmly grounded since it having first been rolled in sight by the awful gale of the Windy Christ mas of that This is quite high sea for showing that the gale of March 3 was the worst known on the Scottish coast for 193 Black Hills Till editor of The Tin of Hill in speaking of the tin mines at that says Hill City is situated exactly in the center of the tin is in the shape of a half and is about thirty miles inlength and three miles We are twenty eight miles from Rapid the near est railroad The richness of these mines is simply and one who has not been there can hardly believe but I statea fact when I tell you that there is enough tin on the dumps and in sight now to supply the United States for five As soon as the big mill is started at Hill City we shall then be able to ship the tin out in Some of these mines have been pushed down 240 and the deeper the The vein is eight feet thick and dips toward the east at an angle of about 45 Some of the mines average 27J per of metallic and the whole ledge averages 10 per The capital ists interested are mostly Sew York and English The larger part of the capital is furnished by Xew York SHOT GUNS WERE A Railroad Prevented from Laying Tracks in That City Greatly Excited anil of Violence are Freely Female llomethief Escaped fnimJaU A Unrelar the TERES MEN THE VALLEY OP Kighteen Persons Killed in an flection Kiot at advices from state that eighteen persons were killed and fifty wounded in an elec tion riot at that place by Portuguese The riot was caused by an armed mob of republicans attacking the municipal The leaders were Governor Charles of Xe Dies of Typhoid CARSON Gov ernor Charles of died Sunday of typhoid Governor Stephenson was a New who in 1S30 went with his parents to Canada and afterward to When tlie Pikes Peak rush occurred he started for hut gloomy reports induced him to go on to He was part owner in tlie first quartz mill on the Comstock and he has been in mining over He has held many public The deatii of Lieutenant Davis about a year ago leaves the state without a Death of an ExCongress man of died iu this city this morning from a complication of malarial and brain Disastrous Vreisht Trulii Wreck Jfenr Council COUNCIL disastrous wreck occurred on the Wabash eight miles southeast of this city at oclock Sunday An incoming freight train from consisting of eighteen all loaded with ran into a burning bridne or trestlework and the engine and thirteen cars went through to the forty feet The bridge is over a deep When the lire was sighted by the engineer it was too late to prevent a The killed were Martin en Joseph fireman 1lobert head Eskridge was and was burnedto All that could be found of his remains was a quantity of bones that a man could hold was canght un der a car containing a tank of oil and met a horrible were saturated with the stuff and the fire reached him he was literally roasted When discovered by the conduc tor and another brakeman he was not yet dead and talked freely about his per ilous His companions could do nothing but console The head brakeman was thrown about fifty Helived two The engineer and fireman were both married aud lived at The brakoman was at The rear brakeman and two tramps The railroad companys loss is estimated at Itis supposed by some that the train which passed over the bridge about nine oclock last night structure on Others think that the blaze was the work of ANOTHER A Kite Some fishermen engaged in Belfast lough recently picked up a very large seagull which was seen approaching the boat with wings floating on the hut quite The men were puzzled to account for the progress it made through the as it went faster than the boat but as it came near it was found wound securely round the body and under the was a string or which on closer exam ination they discovered was attached to a large paper kite then flying above them a considerable The kite furnished the propelling The bird had while flying at Bel got entangled in the string of a boys had been unable to extricate and taking to the sea had been drowned in its efforts to obtain The lls on the caiendar were Joil resolution proposing an 5 ment w constitution in rela ii w the manufacture of alcoholic Hot iv was and Blairc called asked that the committee hf read the reading occupy io A was left of the hour assigned no vote was taken on then resumed consideration t to define and regulate the of the courts of the United tlie pending question being on extending the rjuris ejected llC suilremc It was offered a substitute for the lhree divisions of the su thlef three justices the J 1tlce to make assignments to 0visions that divisions be final decisions of considered by the sha quire the concurrence Vest did not insist his and the bill 1 Fatal Boiler boiler of a freight engine on the East and Georgia rail road exploded last night at Sherman The engineer and fireman were killed and a brakeman was seriously in Died In Great LA T a wellknown died Saturday in terrible agony from injuries received by being thrown from a horse a few days He was a ravingmaniac for two or three The Rail tray International Brotherhood of Railway Conductors to dav reelected Grand Chief Conductor George Grand Secretary and Treasurer of Los Grand Chaplain of Ash lleilman exstate senator and ex died today after a prq tracted EXPECT THE COMING OP A New Refuse for By the death of a landed who lived in the Boulevard de and left behind him a fortune of the city of Paris has received a legacy of nearly The testator left instructions that the chief portion of this amount is to be used for the construction and mainte nance of a Night Shelter for the Home less and Destitute Poor in the Seven teenth includes the districts of the the Plaine the Batignolles and the Epi He has also left a considerable stun for benevolent purposes among the young to the town of where he had a of the main streets of this city was the scene of a contest Sunday morning that threatened to end In The city has been up in arms over the efforts of the Paul and Kansas City Railroad to ay another track on Nevada one of the principal against the wishes of the property owners and the whole A construction train arrived from Des Moines in the morning at oclock with a hundred tracklayers on and they went to work at once putting down The noise aroused one of adjoining property owners and he at pncenotified the As soon as pos sible a force of thirty witfrreyolversj and guns was organizedand the track layers ordered to get out or be used as They laid down their tools and beat a hasty Road master Burnett and and laborers were arrested and tried be fore the mayor for violating the state law against working on the and were bound over to appear next Friday for JLAKSUAIXTOWN GREATLY SpMial to The Diagonal tried to steal a march on the city yesterday and lay a sidetrack through Nevada A hundred men were put to work and proceeded without interruption till when the authori ties got on to the racket and the mayor marched down at the head of a police force and arrested Roadmaster Bur nett and five section They gave bonds for appearance Friday and returned to The mayor again sallied forth and ordered them to but they when his honor pulled a gun and threatened to shoot the men unless they dropped the rails they were This stopped Meanwhile the abutting property owners drove wagons on other sections of the right of entirely obstructing opera News of the tronble spread rap idly and the populace became greatly ex Thousands of people were on the disputed grounds till far into the Judge came from Ames in answer to a special telegram and at mid night issued an injunction restraining the company from proceeding with the track which the sheriff served on Roadmaser Burnett a This morning the com panyhad the city enjoined from molesting their having aban doned the idea of completing it last considering the formidable The prospects are that the railroad will succeed as the old ordinance granting a rightofway through the dis puted turned up The affair has caused a tremendous sensation aud is not ended REED TO COME TO The Speaker of the National House Will Take Part in the Hawkeye DES is definitely announced that Speaker Reed will come to Iowa immediately after the adjournment of congress and assist the republicans In their canvass in Hendersons and Laceys which are The active republican campaign will begin the first week in The of Michi will make twelve begin ning October All possible efforts were made to induce Secretary Blaine to visit Iowa and aid in the but he telegraphed Chairman Mack yester day that it would be impossible for him to SQUEEZED OUT OP A Female Horse Thief Escapes the Keoknk confined in the county jail since June 4th upon the charge of horse escaped this morning between three and four by tearing out the mould ing upon the inside of the hole through which food is passed to the As the young woman is a solidly built ture and the Caramel plate which Iat on the English TheJSIeWe plate stood test the best of the tE The plate was pieces Almost the whole of the ti inch steel plating waa carried from It backing Theshot through the also theoalc and came out of the mound bl twenty feet back of the plat The Iron backing was not but tt shot went through The two Freud plates were not penetrated Crensot plate penetrated and cracked from the circumference to the The Nickle plate was penetraCs ted but remained intact and the Cammetlf RAILROAD Preparations to Against Joint Law DES commission yesterday furnished the torncygeneral a list of tho railroads he is to proceed against immediately for vfi lation of the joint rate These are the companies that have either refused point blank to pat in the schedule have paid no attention to the notice ofi the They are the lows Cenji the Rock Island and the Chicago and the J Burlington and 1 Milwaukee and theC Minneapolis and It the In tention of the commission not to these as test nor to forbear other prosecutions while theae are pend The roads which have the schedule are the Illinois the Burlington and the DCS Moines and the Tabor and the Keokak and Western and the Iowa Regarding the Speed of committee appointed at the recent meeting of the managers of the western roads to con sider the question of a uniform speed of freight and passenger trains between Chicago and western competitive does not endorse the proposition to re duce the number of trains nor does It recommend a material reduction of but with a view to equalizing the ad vantages of the long and short haul it suggests that extra fare be charged on the fast limited In regard to the freight the report provides mini mum time for through fiftynine for being the between Chicago and The gen eral managers will consider the report next A Great Kailrond tic railroad scheme is made public by the a very conservative It is nothing more nor less than an air line from New York to The Record says English capitaliits are at the head of and also several American such as Russell Sidney Joel Hayden Neill and Thomas Holland Trust The f new road will not parallel other but will ran through an unoccupied belt of It will be one hundred and fiftyeight miles shorter than any other The road will start at run fifty miles through cross the Delaware and intothe heart of the anthracite region of Penn It will cross and exchange business with sixty the Baltimore and Fort Wayne and Erie and Lake Erie and Western and Louis and Kansas City THE FIRE 3 I A Valuable Barn and Contents at Charter Special to THE CELAKTER afternoon the carriage house of Weed was discovered to be on fire and before assistance could be offered the flames communicated to the cribs and consuming to gether with their save the which were All the machinery of Weeds large farm was housed in the buildings and is a total The loss is estimated at insurance abont HAPPY GOLDEN committee of the the which went into e session and adjourned without IOWA 1 Made in jowa Ior tno Week Ending September TSpeciaitoThe HawkEyej Sept following changes were made Iowa week ending September 21 Lyon postmistress A Chicago Bank Oaklandbank suspended payment this an as signment having been made to L The liabilities are said to be and tlie nominal assets Father ami Sou Yester day James and John father and were killed by a wild engine on the Eastern Tennessee near Olte while driving across the Oil Works 22 The Ex AntiSlavery antislavery con ference opened President Keller welcomed the He urged that the congress arouse such a movement through tho world as would definitely end Snccessful Trial of a Ouick Firing were made today with a new quick firing gun of fiftythree centimetres cali bre in the presence of officers from Russia and other France was not Fifty shots a minute were fire and the trial was a great A Bloody revolt having broken out in Guzcra against troops were In an en counter thirteen persons were twenty injured and two hundred made Matters iu the Argentine BUEXO Roca states that the government will provide for the payment of interest on provincial It is expected that congress will impose strong protective prought prevails in the country and live stock is dying in largo The Victim of a Carless Prescription Marie who made her debut in New is Her death is due to a mistake make in a Ouecr Kellgious Delusion of Indians on the Sionx In dians on the Sioux reservation are expecting the coming of Christ He they to cover the earth with a stratum of so thirty feet covering up every body but the good who will squirm through to the surface to find a veritable happy hunting ground on A Brief the engineers and firemen employed by the new switching association at the stock struck this afternoon because two of the employes were nonunion Tonight the strike ended as suddenly as it The superintendent of the switchmans association reported that the men were celsior Oil Works burned this Mattersou Defeats defeated Neilson in the sculling race in the Para metta river William Slaps at Bismarck Hamburger which is accepted as Prince The favorable Impression produced on thc first appearance of the agreeable liquid fruit Syrup of Figs a few years ago has been more than confirmed by tho pleasant experience of all who have used andthe success of the pro prietors and manufacturers the Cali fornia Fig Syrup Change of monthly ir hot are cured by Free samples at WIttes drug Brutally Treated Bis Six Weeks Bride L Con a jailed being convicted of brutally beating his Her has only becnimarried six One Man Killed mid TwentyFive Hurt in Line 5 on the Keokukand Northwestern road and a suburban train collided at Forsythe Engineer of the was Twen tylive persons weresmore or injured and the coaches of the suburban train Only one or two of the in jured are dangerously Bad Wreck on the east bound freight train on the Balti more and Ohio twelve miles from was dashed into from the rear end by a fast The engine of the wrecked train was sent for assistance and while through a flagmans was run into by the wreck ing train near the scene of tho first col James the was and his Harry badly injured John fireman of the wrecking was badly cut and Several others suffered minor Itoger Mills at of opened the democratic campaign here addressing the large Speaking of the com pulsory education and the Bennett law he said the democratic party took its stand for the Inaliable rights of family government and against the right of the state to interfere with the of a childs Rrilliant the fairest of the shines like a young moon on September even She is visible almost as soon as the sun and may be seen at noonday by observers who know where to The time of her visibility lessened by her southern which shortens her stay above the She reaches her greatest eastern elongation on the when she is as far east of the sun as and begins to retrace her steps toward becoming larger and brighter as she approaches the earth until when she reaches her greatest Compan Money in One of the summer industries at Old Orchard beach has been the gathering and the sale of sweet a land of green thatch that grows quite plentiful ly along the sea It has a peculiar ly rich odor and a small package in bu reau drawers or a close room gives out its fragrance for weeks and little fellow has peddled worth of grass among the hotel guests this sea Parties do a thriving business fill ing orders for grass from all parts of the Sermons in boots in running brooks and dollars in every The Wall of the First depression in my business is We shall die in abject Second No chol era no nothing remunera And all because fruit is too dear to be within reach of the burg girl of one hundred and forty it is a wonder how she managed to force herself through so small an IOWA CITYS Xot Satisfied With the Census Returns She Demands a IOWA informa tion from Washington giving Iowa City a population of fiftysix hundred and twentyeight raised a vigorous protest The city council today demanded a recount from the census Evi dences of a population of at least seven thousand are Barns and Animals Special to The HnwfcEyeJ DES this morning flames were discovered issuing from a barn owned by and before the fire department the barn and an adjoining one were wrapped in Seven two two wagons and considerable hay were lost in one barn and two cows in the The firemen and bystanders made valient though nnsuccessful efforts to free the imprisoned but all but one per ished in the Tho bellowing of the roasting animals was horrible to The loss is about with little A Mnch Wanted Itnrglar Special to the HawkEyeJ a professional burglar from who has eluded arrest far over two was captured by thc authorities yester Unlversalist State Universalist state convention will meet here tomorrow and will continue in ses sion four This body is one of the oldest ecclesiastical organizations in the The Signal Man Was coroners this morning returned a verdict that Fridays accident at Shoemakers villewasdue to the negligence of the signal man on the coal train who re mained in his caboose while the train was slowing up instead of get ting off placing the signals for the train nerv ous blues cured by Dr Miles Samples free at J H Wittes drug Reunion of Mass was the twentyeighth anniversary of the is suing of the emancipation proclamation of President Lincoln and the second an nual reunion of the old abolitionists be gan here The men and women who had been devoted to the agitation were in H chair delivered an address ofwelcorae Frederick who was enthu siastically addressed the assem blage in a brief In he there was no race problem tn this nation and the only problem was to Eig George Bartlett has had on exhibi tion one hill of potatoes which were dug upon his laud on Clifton which consisted of the small est of which weighed over half a Sentinel They Hack It a blood puriner ami invieoratinir possessed by Pierce s Golden Medical warrant its manu facturers In sellinK it as they are doing through druggists under a caiUlee auarartee ft rivenE fair it will cure all dis eases arising from a deranged or lorpid as or and all or blood from whatever cause as scalp and scrofulous terms a benefit or re the noted temperance worker and member of is to spend three months in working for the promotion of a disordered liver try Beechams 4 Alleged Train Wrecker on the alleged train charged with placing obstructions on the track of the Central Hudson railroad at Kamers last was arranged for examination this morning and the examination post poned until tomorrow Committed a wealthy retired shoe manu committed suicide this morn Ho was recently indicted by the grand jury for burning a birn owned by Charles He left a letter denying the burning of the v TESTING AEMOUR Joyooft Celebration of the Wed dlngr Anniversary of and j Correspondence of THE 1 HAWKETE The writer attended very pleasant social gathering in Rich land It was the gedding oE John and Sarah early settlers in that part of Iowa and sub scribers to THE HAWKETE for nearly twentyBve and Davis were somewhat surprised when their neighbors and friends began coming in until their pleasant home was j crowded with nearly a hundred of those who were aiding in making this anniversary a pleasant Davis were married in Indiana by Justice of the Peace John who is still living and to whom a of the days pleasures will Be pair of gold glasses to also a pair to Davis with gold sleeve but tons and gold were elegant gifts made to these old people who through storm as well as sunshine have came to the fifftieth mile Among the guests were James Dayton Davis and Isaiah who were of the wedding party fifty years Among others present we note of Sigourney of FairGeld Jayv of Wayland Tracey and of children of A number of the old time friends of the also present Ira Hinshaw Levi Peiree and Aron Hadlyj and Libbie Davis of Lydia HerrtngJ editor of the Richland and Maude Josephus Davis and Graham and and Wilt It would be something of a task to mako people more happy here In this land side the stars than were and MrsJ With fifty years of the JonrnejJ done since they joined ai while they have snared in common w others a degree of sorrow and adversity yet at the fifty mark in thelr marrier lifer they can look forward to very peaceful journey for i tl of the road loving childrei aid igt securing them peace ani and with kind wishes hundreds of warm friende who ha known them through their indi trions and honorable IKeilnese old pie can approach the footof the tent to lie down together that lont unbroken hopeing to again meel and in another life thosfrwhoi they haveloved and labored for in land of shnshine and Ii OF Ther tears streamed The Sickle btaiuls Severe Are Badly tests at the naval proving grounds of different plates for armour was given Shots fired an eightinch rifle at three different theCrensot andNickle platesof French manufacj Flashed wereher anffooweilliersle der 3 As a ureat frost of bltteranguiah came held her its slowly the wind does sooa to rise With greater Of her wild till she could 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