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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - September 24, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                si WP tliifliililip J IIID Their Vexation the Re Secure a V n and MillerElliott Election Cases Decided In of the Senate its action was probably the most pro ttcrly contested election it The result was a sur deraocnttic could not se 4 ever co the first roll call it cdlhat of of were not pres werc immediately 7 after of not been expected so came and with Mr SIudd 1 I votes necessary to make a 13 Further proceedings were re expeditious and the was absolute the The diiav vote declaring Veuable not d iowl JOS republicans in attend mlrding those who did not of rth and of Kcu were republicans without pairs f these Finly and Wilson Oj m account of sick which followed the was even a greater sur d It was not generally to the republicans that the leaders mihiid this The demo minority was considerably vexed suit of the days proceedings for a caucus was circulated Sube purpose of endeavoring to unite by way of upon the conference which would Sire the republicans to maintain a Sinn to of that But Emu to the lateness of the hour and Llfattendancn of the democratic mem an attempt to caucus was tempo nrily THE A Quorum at Last Election OFer nil of was the only democrat the chamber this morning during Tww The clerk immediately began IE roll TllP aiProvaI of Fri The clerk having called roll iiuiionucid the iairs and re apltulated the list of those The speaker hesitated Infore he announced there being but two lacking ijfa OFerrall demanded ifljattlie result should bn In trder indolay the announcement repub lican after republican rose and requested to know how they were There im considerable and when it had the vote was announced a s nays No quorum presen a tall of the house was ordered the Ingan to call the rol of me of the absentees Sintered aud was received by his col with Shortly after of made his ap and received a reception o iiuncled applauMand During roll call a camera was brought intc rendition ano a photozrapher again re jwduced the array of empty democrat One hundred and sixtyfour mem KK nspondcd to the call and without an of ihiresult further pro dispnscd of aud the vote jialn recurred on the approving of Fri days Tho vote nays the clerk noting a quo Notwithstanding the protests of OFwrall the speaker directed the rMiJin of Saturday It as was that of Tho question then recurred the lirst of majority resolution to unseat It was agreed J nays 1 The clerk then came tho question JOG spathic of It was carried a O1Vrrall and Cheadle f slow voting in tin The oah then aUtuinisterod to Laugston amid thwrs from tho republican side and from of called up the aseof Miller Elliott of South Caro The previous question was or despite the protest from thin some reason for its adoption should be given the resolution tiowating Elliott aud seating Miller tis agreed Thou on motion of Hen of tho house went into fouiitiip of the whole on the senate awndimnts in the with unnnhir r other then on Ktcdthichanihir and inquired what bill under of in j aid ho did nnt blame the gentleman for Wng a little bohind on sreneral legisla Ion The altmioon was consumed in the I discussion of French spoliation action the committee of asked unanimous consent for the consideration of the resolution providing that the subcommittee of the house com mittee on the worlds fair shall Inquire into tbe progress boing madeby the fair commissioners but Kilgore The house then THE ois Central railroad company should not o left in position to any advantage VASHIXGTOX PA1IK TEXHEUED AX1 AC South Park ommissioners this morning formally assed an ordinance granting on Park for the use of the worlds fair This was formally in by he local board of directors and at once ent to the national At the afternoon session the national ommission took final action upon the The rote in favor of the grounds elected yesterday was but not niet Commissioner De of stood out firmly in lis original position as advocate of an undivided THE TARIFF The Conferrees Tube a Sltua republi a 11 tariff conferrees took a respite from hoir labors The situation is low such that no It Is can ome of talking the matter over any fur Tne conferrees have had turned ipon them all the light that can be diffused upon the only items in the bill low and binding when they adjourn tonight t was hoped by tomorrow that one side the other will show a dispo sition to The basis on vliich the metal and glassware which have been the causes of nuch were settled toniglit was that the rate on steel and structural iron remain as in the house and the duty on steel billets is fixed at a rate lower than provided for by the louse bill and higher than fixed by the These three of the princi pal items in the schedule in The rates fixed on the other items in the schedule cannot be but are very generally lower than the house anil higher than the senate This last statement applies also to the glass ware schedule on which there were a creat many differences in the between the two branches of The tobacco clause of the internal rev enue section of the bill remain as tixed by the with the exception of the tax on tobacco and which is reduced two cents instead of four making the rate provided by the bill six cents per May 3 is fixed as the period when the uibarco clauses of the measure go into effectThe special licenses to dealers are abolished as provided for by the NEWS FROM B1RCHELL BOT The Hero of the Woodstock Murder Trial Appears Great Crowds In the Court of the Alleged Murderers Companions Given llvldence Against IIlui The Crlmiual Fourteen thousand free tickets have been issued to the school childreii of Illinois and a day set apart for Governor Elfer and staff and the officers of all other state fairs will be EXPRESIDENT CLEVELAND The Extent of AntlRall rimd depart ment of state has from the United States legation at a report rela tive to the recent heavy The re ports say the floods were the most serious ever An area of three thousand miles and a population of several mil lions were affected by Many people were drowned and tens of thou sands are living on One result of the floods may have farreaching con At which is a point on the railroad from Renjuku to Tong the railway embankment was de stroyed by the peoolc for It was alleged the embankment was damaged by water which flooded the It is supposed the general in command at Lutai either instigated or connived these in which his soldiers largely took The Tongshan colliery is Three thousand men are out of employ ment and the operation of the railroad is This destruction went on All these proceedings in dicate an antirailroad which may result in postponing indefinitely any further railroad building in GENERAL WASHINGTON trial of IJirchel for the murder of Ben well in Itleuheim swamp was resumed to day in the presence of a large crowd of The who had rested well during the rose early and dressed with the same care and in the same clothes lie wore Since last night the walls of the prisoners dock had been lowered so that instead of being completely hiddeu except for the top of his head and kept from sight of everybody but the judge and the ladies on the was able to see and could be seen from every part of the liirchell was calm and The first thing in relation to the case at the opening of court was the presenta tion of the grand jurys findings in the casji of accused of being accessory to the murder of In this case the grand jury returned no The grand jury also submitted their gen eral con tained no roference to the Uirchell After a short address from the judge they were discharged from further at and West Jones were both in court during the morning and both followed very closely all that was said and The first witness was young who was neatly dressed in light He answered promptly and seemed to desire to tell all he knew of the On crossexamination by JJlackstock do particularline seemed to be followed but points were taken up here and there and dealt Pelly among other that when liirchell and he had been practic ing signatures in the of which Oster made a great point liirchell was equally engaged in also engaged in making hi which he is an It had been ex pected that lllackstock would give Pelly a hard time of it on but such was not the and all were surprised when the young man was allowed to stand down after fifteen minutes of Evident ly it was Blackstocks purpose to use the evidence of Pelly as a basis for the crossexamination of other For Pelly was made to state that liirchell wore which would tend to contradict evidence of some of the who say the boots were throwing doubt upon the identity of the man who was seen in Benwells company near the Again Pelly admitted over and over agiain that Birchcll discussed Benwells absence quite freely and showed no more solicitude over the mans luggage than one fellowtraveler might be expected to The Coming Visit of trie Comte de Paris J rientlg Greatly Alarmed at Bis Con BlH SEW SeptI Cleveland has returned to town and will probably excepting for a brief trip which he proposes to take to Texas some time in the Cleveland has been away now for more than three and his absence from the city for such a length of time has caused some when it is remembered thathe has not been accustomed heretofore to indulge in long va The fact is that he was in very poor health last according to a Philadelphia news and was told by his physi cian that he must take a long period of mental rest and must spend the summer in taking as much outdoor exercise as ho lie went to in tending to follow the advice of the phy There was nothing in the way of recreation there for him excepting for which he cared little which pleased him even and but that was not exactly what was needed to overcome the ills that were lurking in his After a few weeks ho gradually lapsed into a condition which gave his friends some He ad mitted that he felt far from that his ambition seemed to be gone and that his indisposition to take needful exercise was something which he could not over It was expected that ho would go into the Adirondacks early in August and try the fishing but ho seemed to look upon the proposed with dis like on account of the exertion it would and it was not until early this month that his friends were able to get him When in the Adirondacks lie seemed for a while to bo invigorated by the tonic air and went on twoor three hunting but he did not fish at all and most 8f the time he spent in listless inactivity at the He has returned to the city and his friends are alarmed at his and he is him self as apprehensive as his THE COUNCIL OP British Form a Mutual Insnr Association Against Slavlii and McAullne ISound dlctrlcts of Moravia and Austrian The strikers made many riotious demonr and In a number of cases have been guilty of plundering and intimida ting the THEiCARNIVAllOF BOATSi For Relief of American tive nlitUKl A Joint Introduced for the j Eraetlnn of u Memorial the senate Dal introduced a joint resolution was referred to the committee on buildings aud for the wcttion in the District of of a Wiorial buildinz which shall be a suit monument to the memory of which is to contain a military naval and in the in ter court of which may be placed the remains of General Alter a brief executive the took tip the calendar and passed a number of The house with jne senate to define and regu the jurisdiction of the courts of the Doited Suites was taken but went without action and the senate ad THE LAKE Secretary of War Writes presented for reference to the committee on foreign affairs a preamble and resolu tion scttina forth that tho harsh aud brutal treatment of political priMinors is now universally condemned by all civil ized nations that several American citi and are now under going imprisonment in England for poli tical aud according to ovon official reports and being treated with exceptional and unjusti fiable severity the house re quests the president to cause an inquiry to be made into the condition and rases of these and should the reports referred to prove endeavor to se cure for them humane and decent treat ment pending the efforts in their it is will prove that they have not been fairly or legally con victed of the offenses charged against them are intitlcd to re Disposition of Mormon Church a vote of five to four the house committee on ju diciary ordered a favorable report on the senate bill providing for the disposition of personal property in the church of the Latter Day Saints in THE PEOPLES A New Organization Sprines Into Eiist eiire at peo ples party was formed today at a con vention of delegates from the Farmers the Farmers Mutual lienelit the the union labor and other like and a full ticket put in the The hammer and plow were adopMd as a party to be placed at the head of the ticket under the Australian ballot The platform is a declaration of the principles adopted by the FarmersAlli ance at Louis last luillow ing is the ticket Auditor of James M Johnson Isaiah attorney William Patterson exhibit about anothers Pelly said Birchell suggested the jour ney to New York in search of Benwell that they had decided to go together to identify the and later had reverted to the original plan of Pelly going to New Birchcll and his wife going on to where the body He stated that it was Birchell who sug gested and urged the duty of going to Princeton to identify the Pelly staled that Benwull was a thick and very darkcotnplexionftd These points he was made to indicating that Blackstork intends later on to produce evidence to show that neither of the two men seen near the swain p answered this Pclly admitted that he had never seen Beuwell in the clothes in which the corpse was found that that he could not identify What he did iden tify was mainly the hat and This was brought out in order to show that in when he iden tified the body that the clothes wen different was quite justified in making the Pelly spoke throughout with a pronounced English but his demeanor was without affectation and Iris evidence was given in a manner to impress the court with the idea that hi was telling a straight Charles a brother of the mur dered followed and identified the false teeth and the pencil and ring placed in evidence as belonging to his He also identified the keys found on Birchcll as his brothers and said that with them he opened his brothers desk and two iden tified his brothers handwriting on the cigar case found near the and also Strong Resolutions Atlopted at the Cln ctiuiati council of seveu of the American branch of the Irish National Leacue met hero this Its sessions are but its John of Lin says the object is to ap point committees to meet and care for the cpming speakers from not withstanding the arrest of OBrien and Fitzgerald arnes them as coming among He says he docs not think their arrest will interfere with their trip to the United The council this afternoon adopted a resolution referring to the arrest of Dillon and OBrien in which they say Acting within the scope of the policy laid down bj Parnell and his we renew earnestly and emphatically our determination to meet this new stroke of the Irish foreign rulers with earnest ac tivitv and more liberal support and ex hibit to our American fellowcitizens this latest phase of British brutality as an overmastering proof of Englands in capacity to fairlv govern While the constitution agitation is tasking the ability and uuscrupuiousness of Irelands government to overcome we will heartily support it1 not fearing that any purnber of ar rests will be able to hide the fact that the story that the government is trying to murder the people of Ireland in the dark and that out of that knowl edge must speedily come from civilized communities an irresistible demand of home We hereby proclaim the fact that the only reason for the arrest of these patriots is the circumstance that they endeavored to avert what may be the fourth state made famine in the reign of Queen Victoria and told the peo ple their duties were to themselves and families and that the man who would see his wife and child starve forv want of bread while he handed over the proceeds of his labor to the landlord is not only a coward but a The resolutions sincerely de plore the death of John Boyle WISH IT WERE comte de accompanied by a large party of French royalist will sail for New York on the White Star steamer Ger manic No such distinguished from the merely social point has visited America for many The visit Is partly for partly to secure a political or rather to secure relief from embarrassing political The head of the Bourbons has a very splendid recollec tion of some of tho scenes of the great civil war of which he was a spectator while on the staff of General and he wishes to rcvist them and show them to his hopeful That short experience gave him a deep inter est in the United States and he formed many personal lie wants to see for himself the evidences of the im mense growth and material progress of the and he is assured of a round of social entertainments that will make his stay in America very pleasant for he will help to turn the minds of the French people from the very ugly revelations of his intrigues with GeneralBoulauger for the over throw of the His cordial re ception in the great western republic his friends show tho French people that Americans consider him a very liberal prince This is the object of the The prince will be accompanied by his the due dOr the comte the due de the due and several other representatives of the French aris with pedigrees going away back beyond the days of The young due dUzes comes much against iiis will just He is taken along to prevent him from blowing off the head of General Boulanger for slandering his who was formerly sec retary for Count has published a book bearing the title A Year in which contains revelations concerning the lioulanglst Most of the con tents of the book are General Bou langer is charged by the author with ap prapriating to his personal use a part of the funds subscribed to advance the in terest of the Cnder and AIcAu arraigned In the police court today and were each bound over to keep peace in one thousand prisoner furnishing one Miners ou a thousand miners at Austrian gone on a Trouble is feared and troops have been sent to the scene to preserve coal laborers have gone on a Massacred by Vitu natives of a German named and German em A Commercial Panic at commercial panic prevails In where tho lead banks are A crisis is Mexican Crrr OF via American company recently bought mines in Now the same mines are claimed by a Mexican which has discovered that the sale is The case has been pre sented to the minister of public Two large lottery companies from the United States have asked the Mexican government for a concession but Presi Au at v The Opening of the Fair and JExpo of Delighted Twentieth Iowa is attending the coroncrilnll vestigatton as to the cause of No conclusion asyet reached ABBAVEBOrS dent Diaz says he will refuse the re The Shipping newly formed shipping federation now embraces al most the whole of the shipowning inter ests of the United Its objects are to deal with labor ques tions of ail to protect crews and servants of ship owners against intimidation on the part of trades organizations or their to counteract the effects of agi tations against the shipping to deal with cases of conspiracy and to in demnify ship owners whose vessels are delayed by the authority of or in conse quence of the measures taken by the fed Other industries and interests more or less associated with shipping are connecting themselves with the move and it is believed that the ship ping interests throughout the British colonies will join the It is all the clothes I worn by the murdered a William gave import ant evidence as to the locality of the murder and tests that lie had made as to the time required to walk from the rail ruad station there and A dense throng was gathered in front of the court house as Uirchell was taken back to the jail after Car riages were drawn up all many of them filled with Miirderand A Dteimtch special from says four masked robbers entered the house of John an aged farmer living near struck him and his aged wife with a blunt robbed the house and The old man died from his No clue to the rob Snlcl She Was Unfaithful to a shot Miss Allie alias Allie and then blew out his this The girl will Wiggard left a note saying Allie prom ised to marry him but had been unfaith ful to of him Concerning its Sec of tinwar has a letter to Secretary Butter of the worlds Columbian exposi in reference to the use of Unuso Lake Front for the colum Grant says the deparv has arrived at the following con The old harbor two thou v lnsid lm5 j er SOUh of tbc and cx Tllc restrictions hcrc wcsl reestablished toto lc restrcons c of ik CVMinB between the prolongation nler of Monroe street and Park utj i F supreme Bender clerk of the supreme Benjamin btreet Edward Pope chief of the bureau of John THE LAST DAY AT President Harrison Prepares to Ketnrn to TVashlnpton is the last dav of the presidents vacation at Crcssonand most of the time was spent in preparing for the departure r self and party for Washington to Switchmens this morn ings session of the switchmen s tion Frank of was elected grand master for the ensuing The directors elected are John of Wisconsin of and George of Fears for the Safety of a August 3d the little schooner Eliza Captain Joel with a crew of five men left this citv for since which ttae noUnng has been heard of her It is believed she has gone down with all on Cent i UID that the Illinois tirm company consent to the of the act of the state of Illi approved Augusi and the of lhe cilS Chicago adopted member ana release all land between the points their right of nibi j nccessty for consent of the wan company in the Acting form Y anl reference to the roceedinSs and sayg in view ll is Denied important in the ng of the restrictions that lhe Ell ike in south earthquake have been re porwd as occurring about this morn ing The last shock was noticeable foi nearly a Humbling accompanied the tlver Died of Ills who was shot in an affray with James Connerton in a saloon Saturday died this It is thought Con nerton will recover from the wound which ho received in the iled of His who was shot by his last died shortly after Hanged for leon White colored was hanged here today for the murder of his wife in RAILROAD One Passenger Killed in a Collision on the Oregon Short wreck occurred on the Oregon Short Line about three miles west of here last It was caused by the collision of a passen ger train with a section of a freight train which was broken in Patrick of Boise a was killed The engineer and fireman were badly injured and all the passengers were badly shaken Considering an Increase iu committee of the Illinois Central employes who asked an advance in wages is now considering a proposition of the company to increase the pay a certain just how much the officers and men refused to make known Emma of New an Heiress to Emma of this formerlyof Lock has fallen heir to an estate of in Her parents died sonic time ago and her husband She removed to where she keeps a dry goods Her mai den name was A Rhode Island cotton goods manufacturer named with an aged were here looking for Miss The aged lady concealed her but said that Em who is well known had inher ited a large They left for New York and by this time Emma cjooper has been told of her good for The Onlclals of the Itock Island Change Their officials of the Rock Island road have changed their minds and will not put tho reduced grain rates into effect west of the Missouri river as early as October They have decided to conform to the rules of the TransMissouri association and give no tice five days in advance of the regular October meeting of their This meeting occurs October 7th at Kansas A STREET OAR IN THE Sllraciilous Escape of a toad of Chicago 1assengers From Ltncon avenue street car went into tho river at tho Clark street bridge just after midnight carrying the horses with The car was filled with passengers but almost miracu lously they managed to escape before it went over the edge of the The bridge was opened while the car was on the down grade and the brakes would not A Disastrious Flood In LITTE Hot special gives an ac count of a disastrous flood last Heavy rains set in yesterday afternoon and at midnight there came a terrific This swelled tho creek out of its banks and deluged the main thoroughfares and flooded the stores the whole length of the Great dam age was done to property and much in convenience to guests at tho The favorable Impression produced on the first appearance of the agreeable liquid fruit Syrup of Figs a few years ago has been more than confirmed by the pleasant experience of all who have used and the success of the pro and manufacturers the Cali fornia Fig Syrup virtually a vast mutual insurance com pahy against Free labor of whom there are already many in Great will be encouraged to keep lists of non union men willing to be and in the event of a strike they will be en gaged at higher if than that paid to The feder ation has adopted a not Operations are to be con trolled from central offices in London and immediate relief supplied in any part of the three The federation as serts that a vast number of the trade unionists have joined or remain in their societies solely because they are afraid ot standing aloof from them and they would willingly free themselves from the control of the trade organizers and be content to make their own bargains with their employers if they felt at liberty to do CONFLAGRATION AT ThreeFourths of the Town Rioters Fired via is officially reported here that the town of Colon Aspinwall is burning and that the greater portion of the place is already It is later learned that threefourths of Colon has been Ninety car loads of freight in transit were con The wharves and shipping are Owing to the riotous behavior of a mob of looters the military opened fire with ball killing and wound ing several Reinforcements of police have been dispatched from A supply of food was also Every thing is quiet The fire commenced shortly after mid From the start to the time when it burned itself out near tho the fire was fed on immense quantities of petroleum and other in Hammable and was entirely beyond human In about one hundred and fifty buildings were including the post supreme municipality agencies of the steam ship companies except the French Pacific mail and Royal Mail offices and part of the wharves every business of importance on Front street and all the The inhabitants were panicstricken for a while but order was soon No deaths and no casualties of anyaccount have been reported as The total loss is estimated at The loss of the Panama railway alone is calcu lated at The cause of the fire is not yet PENNSYLVANIA Third Annual Convention of the State third annual convention of the republican league of Pennsylvania composed of del egates from the various republican clubs of the state began this Over one thousand delegates were Ed Stuart president of the league called the convention to order at ten After the appointment of a committee on resolutions the convention adjourned until this At the afternoon session reso lutions were unanimously adopted ratifying the national and state platforms endorsing the republican national and state administrations commending Speaker Reed and urging the adoption of the federal election In the evening a mass meeting was held in the Academy of at which Speaker Reed was the center of the Speeches were also deliv ered by John of of the national league of republican clubs Con gressman of and In closing his Reed said We fought a great struggle for the liberty of And yet there has been and is sitting to day in Mississippi a convention where every orator proclaims his determination and the determination of every other white man belonging to his party to in vent some method to disfranchise the negro to destroy the franchise of a large portion of the population in this country who arc entitled to There is a spectacle for you Do you my to allow the southern white be cause he votes in the to count for more than you do in the government of this country Do you mean he shall have increased representation in this government so he shall carry more weight than you Special to THE open ing of the new Davenport fair and expo sition and the second annual spectacle of the carnival of boats have filled this city today with thousands of and given It one of the most splendid fetes ever witnessed on the The exposition grounds are situated on the northwestern outskirts of the and have been constructed within the iopast three or four The build ings are ample and the amphithe ater and course are the best in the All departments have been filled to and the peo ple who have turned unable to find room for their goodsand stock equal the number of those who have been fortunate enough gain admittance with The show Is one of the best made In the west this and espec ially excels as an industrial The opening has been well bat the ensuing days will be The event of the and of the for that was the magnificent spectacle of the carnival of this This was given last year a limited but it was such a pleasing novelty that the business men here took it up this summer and have worked it up into a grand upon which thousands of dollars have been and which thou sands of people have A fleet of half a dozen large fully besides a number of others used as amphitheaters for the convenience of formed in a column above the city this evening and floated down past the surround Fernle Life Save That of Drowning of Fernle the 12yearold son and occurred last V Saturday by Several of neighborhood with the Lisle chil were picnicking about a mllesoathi of the near branch ot a and had been wading in the the 9yearold son of was a log washing his when the log gave way and plunged him Into a hole several feet JFerniesaw his brothers danger and plunged in to save which he succeeded in douig by great but sacrificed his own life in the The boys were both small for their Diphtheria and Tvphold Special to The HawkEyeJ DES been already reported to the state board of health twenty cases of diphtheria and several cases ot typhoid fever from Char ter The cause is supposed to be Im pure well Every effort is being made to subdue the There are also several cases of diph theria at one of proved Broke Ills Legat a a prosperous had his leg broken at the Salvation Army tent Sunday There were over one hundred people there at the Several Holiness vho were helping the Salvation Army went off into trances and danced before the as it and in the crush of the audience to see the performance Hatton sustained the HE LIVES ON A Strange Old Man Living Xear Dubuqne Who Has Queer five miles south of Dubuqtie there stands on the bank of the Mississippi a rickety one story frame inhabited by a mys terious old man known only by the name of Old His occupation is that of a and in order to increase his hoard he deals out poor whisky by the glass to the railroad laborers who may happen that His hair is long and his figure is bent with his clothes and altogether he presents a most revolting This old man lives on He is the only man in the world that is known to make a regular diet of dog In an old shed attached to his house he keeps from fifteen to twenty of all sizes and He feeds them and when one be comes fat and juicy he kills it and dines off its rich He is continually procuring new animals which he picks up along the highways or In the city or purchases for a few pennies from Old Fritz enjoys his strange diet and thrives upon He seldom offers any to and is unwilling to talk about his peculiarities to He been heard to say that the flesh of the dog in his preferable to that of any other ed by hundreds of canoes and All were decked with almost twenty thousand being used for this As thev came down the river the thunder of the heavy canons of the Rock Island immediately boomed at the first gun giving the signal for the starting of the Roman candles were burned by wagon and rockets filled the Red fire and other colored lights were burned in and the splendor of the scene was beyond The illumination was reflected from the bosom of the which was as smooth as a and multiplied into a perfect sea of After passing the brige the work of firing the set pieces was commenced from the barges anchored out in the fleet coming to anchor in front of the The display at this juncture was dazzling in its bril Nothing approaching it has ever seen on the upper For over one hour this unrivalled display con concluding with a burst of glory from barges and boats combined that was fairly On either bank of the riverstood thou sands of The housetops were covered with and every window that commanded the and every bit of hilltop and slope from which the panorama could be seen had its population of earn est Davenports streets were gaily illuminated with lanterns and with arches of gas pipe carrying many colored and the throng was After the spectacle was over trains bore out large numbers of people in all having been run spe cially to carry them to and from ahe car and a multitude remain in the Between thirty and forty thousand people were During the day the Twentieth Iowa infantryregiment opened its biennial re union There are nearly two hun A Childs Terrible a train on the Rpek Island road ran over and instantly killed a fifteenmonthsold child of William living at the west end of the city near the The child had not been out of the house more than ten minutes when the sad accident Structc Oil at Sep city is all torn up over the striking of a vein of oil at one of Hubinges artesian wells Just before closing work today the drill entered a strata which gave forth considerable Indications of but it is not known how valuable the find is The matter will be A Narrow 3 steamed into the city a woman was seen standing on the The engineer motioned to her to get out of the way and she attempted but was struck on the head by a projecting For tunately and almost miraculously her hurt was not Called Special to The HawkEyeJ notorious crook and who broke jail here some time was captured in Omana yesterday and brought back and again A Swift MISSOURI of this beat champion sprinter of in a one hundred yard race sec HAWKEYS dred of its survivors the great est number attending any reunion it has The regimental flag that led the advance at Prairie Mor Mobile and other and which was the first Bag planted on the captured earthworks at as the regiment was the first insideof hangs in the Grand Army hall The reunion is to be con tinned through and to con clude tomorrow evening with a grand camp IOWAS OLD SOLDIER Program of the Reunion to be Held at October Special to The ing is the program of the reunionof the Nineteenth Iowa to be held in Mount Dont Want Public mass was held by the German Catholic congress this Bitchier of the Church of the Assention of New preached a his theme being tho Catholicity of the In the course of his remarks he said Catholics had no use for public schools they were no good to them be cause Roman Catholic children ought to be brought up in their GENERAL FOREIGN Snlclde Kpldemlc In epidemic of suicides continues in this A sen sation was created today by the discov ery that Major Von com mandant of the cadet school had killed himself by taking A State of Siege dispatch from Goa says A state of siege has been pro claimed in consequence of the election The streets are now patroled by Warrents have been issued for the arrest of tho popular Many residents have fled into the The whole province of Salsette has been pro Floods in rivers in va Anew They speed lly cure bad torpid The Illinois State city is pre paring to entertain one hundred thon people every day of the state which opens September One new feature this season will be the ash ex hibit in charge of Commissioner An Illustrious German Von the German consul and political is The Cutest Little Cute he I dont know as the mljectlvo would have occurred to me iu just that But if you mean that they do their work yet moke no fuss about it cause no pain or In are everything that a pill ought to ana nothing that it ought then I agree that Pierces Purgative Pellets ore about the cutest little things going Another Irish member of has been ar rions parts of the country have overflown their causing considerable dam age to property aud drowning three per Wliat Farmers Ought to James Wilson in The Chicago stock yards are a villian ons institution that will be looked to when more important things get atten Our meats have not had as much attention in the past from our federal law makers as old junk mens Let farmers resolve to have these things and the earliest possible Everybody knows we have good hog Let every farmer in the land ask his representative to have France and Germany brought to time for excluding by shuttlngout their exports to and it will be Let us all ask that stock over interstate rail ways be not paled at and the remedy will Let us all demand that the milk stables in eastern cities be purged of lung so that our cattle be not discriminated against in foreign and it will be In letfarmers ask evidently just and not fritter away their money aud good by demanding what a majority of farmers will not agree like a subtreasury two per government free this fellow or that for some and such It is farmers will never agree upon any one We can all agree to drive thieves from our hives of Let us do An Unhandy From the Council Bluffs The secret of the democratic dislike of Speaker Reed lies simply in the fact that Wednesday and Oc tober 1 and Mectinir will be called tr order in Sanders opera house by President John at 9 a 0 to comrades and signing reg 10 to meeting of the Regi mental Dinner by the Venerable chaplain of the Music by Address of Graaville ad jutant Nineteenth 2 by Joseph who commanded the forces at Sterling 3 speeches by ftrent Sanders Opera house with fine program of vocal and instrumental speaking and a grand time gen Morning session will be devoted to business of 1000 address by Chaplin Dehnls Murphy of the Nineteenth Iowa and McDonald on part of McFarland The memorial exercises will be held at the tomb of samnel MeFarland of the Nine teenth who was killed in battle at Prairie of the association for un nnfshed 3 MeFarland post will give an imprompto re ception to all who arrive Tuesday evening at their THE CURSE OP HOGS numbers of hogSj are dying from cholera in the f part of Kossnth i GET His Storm Lake man has fortv acres of potatoes for which he has refused He wants A BUSY TriState of employes 140 oper atives and manufactures about cans every CHKISTIAX of the societies of Christian Endeavor of southwest Iowa has been arranged to meet at October 13th and A FATAL MULES mules kick instantly killed George a farmer residing near The animals hoof struck him directly over the WAXT A BAGGIXG Rapids is negotiating for a bagsing fac The factory is at present in Ohio and furnishes employment for about seventyfive PLEASASTS XEW OPERA new opera house at Pleasant A Drunken Crushed by a North western Special to the DES comes from on the North western of the terrible death Sat urday night of a laborer named Teeter who had been working with a grading gang at Vernonl In an in toxicated condition he sat down on the platform to await the train and went to In some manner the train caught and dragged him under the crushing his left leg and wounding his He lived until six oclock Sunday The coroners jury found that he came to his death from his own care lessness and exonerated the railway com pany and employes from all DIED FHOM A BROKEN Against the a meeting of the National League today in a speech said if the tenents submitted to the landlords they Were traitors to their He promised he and his colleagues would continue the struggle for the extinction of the landlords in DuVoriies Will Kreuz Zeltimg says DuVernes has positively decided to resign as minister of The Strike Movement miners strike movement is extending in tho frontier the speaker in a am a werry unhandy man Unusual Death of H on the Special to The An un Why They Will Votn for From the Madison Plain John Gear has so faithfully and impartially discharged his duty toward the people of this district that numbers who do not agree with him politically will give htm their say they He has demonstrated to us that he has been faithful in securing legisla tion ot vital importance to and it would be folly for us to turn him out for an untried man and for one if as true as could not exeft a tithe of the power Gear Peara IB the purest ami brat soap ever made usual death occurred at Rock Rapids yes terday George a Cedar Rapids and Northern naming out of fell from the top of a car and broke his Ho was taken to Rock Rapids where the companys amputated his At three oclock that afternoon the sufferer The Council Blnuit COUXCIL The loss to the Omaha and Louis Railroad company caused by the wreck near this city Sunday is much heavier than was at first It is now placed at The cars destroyed were mostly loaded with merchandise from is nearly It will probably be ready to open the holiday It will be a great improvement over the old WHAT THE HARVEST An exchange says that a man Corn was married to a lady named in the church at and the choir stunned the audience present npou the occasion by singing What Shall the Harvest Be rs CANXISG Waverly canning factory has closed forv the The output this year is esti mated at On an average 115 people have been employed daily nearly a The crop of corn was from 620 acres than from 3SO last MORE TBAX ports from Green and Dallas counties are to the effect that the recent cool weather has done more injury was at first Threshing is not over and a great deal of wheat will be losti on account of sprouting In the Late corn and vegetables are also badly but the so far as can be has not been x May John of made a complaint to the railroad com missioners that he was ejected passenger carrying freight on the Rock Island at the above place because he tearj dered his fare and not being unable to procure the latter owing to the ticket office being The board1 ruled that the fare should have been ac cepted and the passenger allowed remain on WIDENING A la force of workmen has commenced widen bridges and trestles on the Des Moines and Northwestern narrojC gauge The management is ceiving large shipments of cedar Milwaukee and which are being placed along the Heav steel will belaid in place iron now in The officials they expect to run standard gauge trains over the road by which will resnlt in discontinuing the transferring of freight at A SHOCKED re dents of West Hal man Osceplt are for a second time shockedV the scandalous actions of Frank Bilge a welltodo having three About a week ago JET gen disappeared and an investigationii vealed the fact that a Miss o was also among the The whereabouts of the not but it is thought thejr hiding near gen is very popular among his neighbors but it seems cannot resist the blandish ments of having six yearsXaa eloped with another whomghj and was taken back by under the promise that he would reform Walterf helps at NEW United arrived here this ajtcrn   

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