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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - September 25, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                SEPTEMBER thc Iast if the successful efforts r in bptalf of the old soldiers A him to nrepare for me a jtil M do But his occupied so that investigate for Cualioii obtained in the con in the pension oftice the fact of his was personally known but cursory obser r of congress because there are d and thirty representatives each and every i1 private and no con durum the procut session fiftieth congress he se uirage of pension bills for ui to confrrcssKolief of tiftieih mirth allow bridge river at of to to iziug the secretary of the navy to pur chase at his nickel ore or nickel metal to be used In the manufac ture of nickel steel platin of piercing and for olher naval and appropriating one million dollars for the The senate resumed consideration of the house bill with the senate substi tute to define aud regulate the jurisdic tion of the courts of the United States aud it was 45 to and coufcrrces were The as provides for the appointment by the president of an additional circuit judge with tin same compensation as other cir cuit It creates in each circuit a circuit court of to consist of three judges aud which is to be a court of record with appellate A Is to be held annually by the circuit court of appeals in several judicial cir Xo whether by writ of error or is to be hereafter taken or allowed from any district court to the existing circuit courts and no ap pellate jurisdiction is hereafter be ex vreiscd or allowed by said existing tmt all appeals shall only bo subject to a the supreme court of the United States or in the circuit court of Bales joint resolution appropriav ing a million dollars for the purchase of nickel for the navy department was re ferred to the judiciary The senate then resumed consideration of the bill to establish a Uuited States laud Blair made a determined effort to have it postponed in ordor to take up the house bill for the adjustment of wages of laborers under thu eishthour but after a long discussion his motion was The land court bill went over without The senate bill to pay the rep resentatives of Captain Ericsson due him by a decree of the court of claims in 3 was HE LOVED HIS WIFE But Loved Whisky More Conse quently She Fired Story of Ieeuliar From A Maiden Litdys Suicide nt Me Seii su THE Kexolution Killllllitli jtafcth Wlf llftlith aiiifcresslension to Increase Peu i in lhe fiftyfirst congress for Pension to Jlartruret of Co to Pension t lUiodu Increase pcnsiun to Samuel Keys TraIon to Ehulnth ifSS Pension tuMor 11 fella secured the passage of a bill of Robert cross the Mississippi river at building at thousand dollars for dredging the isdditional appropriation for the building at Iriitee over the Iowa fc uonsiou office it appears that ireor Gear has secured the fol ntimbor of allowaucesof pension ijorold soldiers 271 jttiren 4Jil 270 pted From the Disapproving ol Kennedys Uuimrlia lueutary In the of South who was yes terday given the scat from the seventh took the oath of office of from the com mittee on foreign reported a resolution calling on the president for information relative to the killing of General Mr of advocated the resolution iu strong Hilt said he believed every mem ber of the house was in accord in regard to the propriety of adopting the resolu He wished to know all the facts in reference to the matter aud he was ad vised that the state department would send the information The resolution was of from the committee on judiciary reported the fol lowing resolution The house deeming it a hitrhsluty that the utmost courtesy and decorum de manded by parliamentary law and precedent should itiarK the mutual relations of the two houses of does hereby express its dis approval of the uuparliamuntnrv Special to Tuo novel case came up iu ilie superior court this morn A whiteheaded KobinsouCrusoo sort of fellow was arraigned on com plaint of his who charged him with attempting to break down the door of the House iu which she was They are au oddly assorted she being a fairly good looking girl of twenty They came down the river a boat from Dubuquu and stopped on au island below the where the old man engaged in picking The old man loves his he but evidently loves whisky for he sold his boat to the owner for a jug of the lire water and went on a protracted When he got over the excitement contingent to the trade he returned to his humble abode to find his fair better half and the lone pickle man in the same lie was considerably agitated over the aud proceeded to choke the life out of his erring after which he left in The wife came to this where she has since resided as Yesterday the old man came along and endeavored to see his wife and persuade her to return with but she would not do A peculiar feature of the case is that no matter what the woman the man is willing to as he says I love He claims to have three or thousand dollars on and to have kept house when the had doing the cookiug The woman is an inveterate novel according to his and will not As the wife did not appear in court the old man was fouud guilty of being drunk and and sent to the rock pile for six days to work out his THE TIME IS TOO Kennedy Ohio Hi account of work covers ouly up to ist and there have been a num li cmallowed The record rsamimbei of ptusion cases credited JovOTor foi soldiers who do nsifcin the first congressional dis jttititiou was called to fact Governor Gear said old soldiers from all parts of the me aud I always attend to S when it is possible to do from these outside tgnuid total of pension cases ad acd allowed for one congressman ing unheard of at the pension The officials there did not kuow had been accomplished by until the whole work was aad a statement prepared at oue of theseeases represents an of desk work and clerical labor i But in addition necessary in each iuvolviuf an average of live letters or the con had tu go to the pension iplke examine all the te memoranda concerning see commissioner about them at titup keep track of all other pessional be present at all illtce aud take part in aud au active part The ijaration of the tariff the debate WMhc investigation necessary to posted concerning all schedules stem to be sufficient lumcis without ufter tuanased to cover the ground lt in every and he UOM all managed to get sev Mitts for the although not Haiti nor one hundredth as many as ecured if the civil ervicc Jadnt been in the facts presented above speak for JCo amount of comment tuakc tbctn any So J0 of commendation would raise irking congressman any higher in of his people thau he already ue pos used by representative from the state of in a speech delivered on tlie lloor of the house on the 3d day of and published in the Jiecord on September 1890 and txmsidenntf it im practicable to separate the unparliamentary portions of said soectli from buch parts there of us may be That printer he directed 10 exclude from the periniuieut Jfrcord the entire speech of Kobert Kenne dy in the tiral part of the resolutiou men Kennedy made an eloquent speech in his own no apology for the previous Stewart spoke briefly in saying the question simply was whether the which was in spirit and sub stance a bitter aud savage arraignment of a coordinate was a violation of parliamentary law aud privileges of the Boutelle said the expunging of the entire speech of the gentleman was ex puuging a part of the republican plat of endeavored in vain to secure action on the declaring the house disapproves of so much of the speech as in any manner re flects upon the senate or any member thereof in his official This was not read and the previous question was ordered on the former reso it to The nays are A nderson of Atkinson of West Clarke of Feather The Cannot Get Out a Statement 1 Uecembfir Special to The DKS board o railroad commissioners this morning sen a communication to the governor slating that it would be impossible to get out yearly railroad report by the time spec ified by t the nonarrival from Washington of th necessary The Crooked Creek railroad company which line runs from the coal mine to Webster when the Maso City aud FL Dodge put in join rates on sixty days di not do The board this moruin ordered them to comply at once as th load comes under the provisions of th A decision made by the railroa commtssiouers this morning is of interes to the traveling Tlie complain ant is of wh charges the Kock Island an Pacific with not drawing accommodatio trains up to the platforms so as to easily discharge the He also charges the road with not making connections with the Chicago and Northwestern rail road at The after cit ing a number of authorities and laws covering the stated that the com pany should have stopped trains at the aud if damage was the onjy remedy is through the In the second concerning not mak ing the board says the rail road company sells tickets to go by cer tain trains connecting with another they shall make the connections with said xpose but if they refuse much let them for I tell you lot the aristocratic head of many a fam y will bow low with grief if I get after iom as I am able to Such was her eclaration when interviewed last is claimed by many that the woman is imply playing a huge game of black lail aud may probably be arrested on iat Others say she is SUICIDED Dl THE u Uuumrrieil Lady Iowa Special to the ome of the members of the Justice fam ly went to awaken Miss Mary the elder yesterday her bed vas found disturbed but A carch of the house arid premises was in tituled and finally to the horror of the earchers her dead body was found bang ug by the neck in the She retired ast night In her usual health but was rery She did her work yesterday as Including the tnd none noticed anything particularly uusual about he appearance or The appearance of the body aud the sur roundings seems to indicate she uado all arrangements methodically and vinced a certain degree of ler shoes were unlaced as though she had lain down on the bed and then arisen during the night and simply slipped them on when she went out to commit the deceased was an unmarried lady some fifty years of No reason is known for the raah SOUGHT TO DROWN RETAINS HIS NERVE Remarkable Composure Displayed by MurdererSuspect Evidence for the ProMcutlon In Celebntteil People Divided into Ulrchell noil Antl BlrcheU the yards put in an The company soonsecured thirty new men and has given the strikers until tomor row to decide what to Should they determine to out the officials of the road will get a complete new They do not anticipate au extension of the trouble to other points on the A CURIOUS Frederick of Nearly Her Life ill a truly sad case exists in this The family of Frederick consisting of ills wife and nine are in the deep waters of Some days o one of the children was taken with typhoid Others fell victims to the disease until live were prostrated at the same The faithful with the help of the father after working attended to the wants of the afllicted little At worn out with overwork and loss of the mother was taken with the terrible The house seemed to be shunned by and the father was com pelled to quit work to car for his ones all Being physically exhausted when taken the mother became Delirium came upon her and it was ouly with the greatest exertion that she could be held to her About eight oclock Monday while un she crept from her bed and out doors where she jumped headlong into the The oldest boy heard the splash and running into the house told his father what his mother The father came and with great exertion rescued her from the watery grave she had sought while crazed with She was uncon scious when Medical assistance was surnmoued and restoratives She became quite a little but her chances of recovery are considered none too WANTS A Co Cong ODou ONeill of Smith of Smith of West Joseph Tay lor Townseud of Williams of Wilson of The house then went into committee of the whole on the senate amendments to the deficiency The French spoli ation claims amendments was noncon curred in and a conference The senate bills granting a peusion of a year to the widow of Generals McClellan aud Crook were a friendships iu both house and the people will wisely in the harness as long as consent to serve SMITH THE I for tlie House t Jurisdiction the senate s offered a which was J the conimiuee on for of a portrait of Daniel a former vice presidentof the states and governor of Kentucky war of offered a concurrent rcsolu reuri Was agroed directing the stalc tlie the examine and report the iations of the international conference of submit to congress into laws of such rec so far as they apply to departments and meet On motion of Boutelle the senate bill was passed providing Chat naval vessels of first rate be named after the states of the union the second rate after the cities the third rate after important events or names connected with the na val history of the United and the fourth rate after lakes and Ad THE TARIFF No Conclusion Yet Arrived AtTlie Frin clpal repub lican members of the conference commit tee on the tariff bill were again in con sultation this Sugar and bind ing twine still remain the sole obstacles of a complcw The republi can conferrees were together two hours thi but adjourned until to morrow without having come to anycon of the northwestern sen atorTon binder twine is said to be the one obstacle now remaining to final agree If they would give up their de mand for the retention of that article on the free itis said the Gentleman ISrinRs Suit for False the district court yesterday a jury was im paneled and the trial of a suit The plaintiff is Henry the colored man who was fig ured extensively of late as one of the leading squatters on Cutoff island pro The defendant is Edwin Bur a farmer of Crescent The circumstances on which the suit is based happened in the latter part of A set of harness and other articles were tolen from the farm of who suspected Coombs and another person of the and had them arrested aud locked up in the county After Coombs had been there eighteen hours Burbridge concluded he was uot one of the thieves and dismissed the suit as to Coombs now sues for false inprison HE COMETH SHE The Failure of a to Appear Spoils u Wedding young gen living in a western spent a few months in Keokuk last aud while here became enamored of a most estimable young lady of this An acquaintance was followed by an engagement after a short but inter esting and the date of mar riage was set for last The guests were invited and a wedding repast but the young man who was exoectod to arrive ou tho after noon failed to put in an appearance to the mortification of the wouldbe and the disappointment of the assembled who departed without witnessing a marriage supper still remains upon the table in the dinning The lady Is disposed to give tho gentleman the benefit of all doubts and hopes that he may yet arrive in time to partake of the and fulfill the promises made while they were in the blissful enjoyment of loves young WILL SCANDALIZE DDB0QUE The Four Hundred of Tlmt City Shaking In Their social Charged With PnrloiuinB Special to the HawkEyeJ arrival of the train from Ruthven this morning Sheriff Jacobs arrested gen eral agent of the New England Loan and Trust upon a telegraphic charge received from cash ier of the Ruthven that Price after conducting business at the bank surrep tiously purloiued several notes amount ing to a large Price denies that he has done anything A Xewnnaper Special to The Osceola county Tribune was sued yesterday for for libel by a member of the board of supervisors of this The Tribune is a very influential paper printed It is claimed by the plaintiff that the paper made remarks derogatory to the official integrity of the plaintiff and inasmuch as the plaintiff is before the people for he thinks the statement would tend to bring him into disrepute and public Corner Stone was a redletter day for the Presbyterian church of They laid the cor ner stone of a fine new which is to be built of The church is to be located on the East the opposite side of tho river from the old This was sold for and with the added a building costing some is to be It is to face the East Side park and is to be com pleted so as to be used before Thi Warsaw fair will begin next Tuesday and close Wednesday will be Childrens Day when all youngsters under fifteen will be admitted Thursday will be Republican Day when members of the will be adderessed by exGovernor The democrats will take pos session Biday and listen to an address by their candidate for the United States John A Uumique Fainter Kee a painter of this is He has not been seen since Tuesday of last week and it is generally supposed that he has left tho city for He has a large number of uncompleted con tracts and has done an immense business this But it seems that he is hea vily involved in debt and evidently did not care to remain and face the Birehell trial was continued this morn the court opening at ten oclock The prisoner had slept well and was up In time to prepare his usual care ful toilet before being called to face the judge aud jury for the He was ready and waiting for the deputy sheriff when the latter arrived in a It has been reported that Birehell is handcuffed on the way to and from the court but such is not the Ho is the most easygoing prisoner any jailor ever had to do and neither complains nor gives trouble in any There was the usual crowd lit the town hall entrance to see him and his appearance criticised by Birehell has raised up in this community two clearly defined one in favor and the other against The latter party are the more numerous and they are having their way pretty well during the presentation of the case for tlie but the prisoners friends are stalwart and are quite con vinced either that he is innocent or that it will be impossible to prove him The was a great crowd in the court including over a hundred The prisoners wife and sisterinlaw were not Birehell being too nervous and ill to stand the strain of watching the court the physician who was called iu to see BenweHs body when it was found iu the was the first He testified that the clothing was frozen to the In view of tlie attempt which the defense is ex pected to prove that the body did not lie in the swamp during the storm of February the day Behwell was Taylor was min utely examined as to the condition of the He said he believed that when fouud it had lain less than seven days in the He demon strated on the head of a juryman the position of the pistol shot wounds no ticed in the He said on examin ing the pistol shot hole in BenweHs overcoat collar he believed that this would if the collar was turned with the would and line of singed Either of the two pistol he was sufficient produce The condition of the heart led him to believe that its action had stopped in the middle of a The other organs of the body were in a healthy and there Was nothing to cause death but the wounds on the These it was utterly impossible for the deceased to have indicted on him counsel for the de elicited from the witness that since the event he had been reading up on medical conditions with reference to that the witness statements ot today were much fuller than any he had given and that he had not previ ously given this evidence to the Blackstock accused him of want of and said he hoped the witness would bear in mind that he was called for the purpose of giving evidence to the crown without prejudice to the and would show a fairness in keeping with the quasijudicial position he occu Blackstock called the court a man of about the height of the de placing the coat upon showed that only by the coat being an exactly straight and the victim with his face turned exactly forward conld the wounds be made as he had The lawyer succeeded in getting the doctor considerably rattled and made TOMCOTT OUR GOODS Europe Threatens to Retaliate New A Child Born With feet monstrosity was born in this city Mon The parents of the child reside on the extension of Lake bordering on Louis aud just adjoining the city quarantine The house they now live In was formerly tenanted by two men and two women who were popularly known as chicken The police broke up their retreat after they had made it interest ing for the owners of chickens through out that entire section for several The house stood vacant for a time until its present occupants came into posses Ladd is the name of the un fortunatd He is a truck dealer aud and a hardworking Ills wife is a fit companion for her hus and in every respect is au estima ble Their baby has pigs feet instead of In this connection the mother tells interesting which gave rise to the talk of this Shesays that some time ago they had on their place a number of hogs belonging to exAlder man Caleb They kopt the hogs for Tingley for a One day he came after them there being no other help she helped to catch the Of course there was a gooe deal of excite and the all unconscious of the awful effect of her en tered into it with all the zest that hog catching She was not particu larly as she It was not a very unusual proceeding in any but she remembers it well will no doubt as long as she When the child was born there were the pigs and the first thought of the mother was of catching the and her conscience smote her as though she had been guilty of a great The Attack Beef and Canned Already Fire atrOoa Foreign The child is in other respects apparently quite and it will probably sur of the eighth was called to attend and she had all the attention The child will be secured by the dime museum people if the parents will consent to its A FAIR YOUNG 2 no con certed action has been agreed upon by the European powers in retaliation for the McKinley there seems to be tacit understanding that a sort of boycott shall be enforced against American for some takes the lead in the crusade against American but the work is being vigorously pushed also In France and A Berlin paper has published a menda cious letter from purporting to speak on behalf of thousands of German residents and charging that it is the common practice at the stock yards to slaughter diseased animals while the healthy meat is reserved for home The Paris Llberte publishes a sensational story that forty members of the Catholic congress at Fulda have been attacked with typhoid fever from eating American canned lob and that four of them have died The paper broadly asserts that all Ameri can canned as well as American are dangerous to The English official gazette contains numer ous notices and warnings against dis tricts of the United States wherein cat tle are alleged to be agected by pleuro This is the work of Henry secretary of agriculture in the Salisbury who is a Lincolnshire largely interested in cattle The Society of German Vine Growers has petitioned Chancellor von Caprivi asking him to by diplomatic in preventing the ruin of the ex port trade with America through the operations of the McKinley A Weak Fire recent fire in resulting in the death of three persons and the injury of all oc cupants of one has been the sub ject of a careful official This will though the energy and fortitude ot her be England under bat she will treble wealth under free bill Is not pointed against it Is measure of not of la proof of this Smith a letter written by Senator Sherman to E In consequence of letter written by Smith said that Shermans ments were corroborated by aft that he could learn from other THE WORLDS fire had been preceded others attended by loss by numerous of The Ail Irish Girl Xeiirly Seven Feet High Couies Over to Keep House for Her NEW registry elerks and officials at the barge office were struck dumb with amazement yes terday when the passengers were being landed from the steamer Anchoria upon seeing a female form towering high above the heads of 300 passengers who were crowded in the inclosure at the reg istry When it came to the young womans turn to have her pedigree recorded in Uncle Sams she gave the name of Bella The young who was a very handsome with snapping black said that she was born in the County and was sixteen and onehalf years She said that her height was six feet and seven Inches in her and she tipped the scales at two hundred and seventyfour The young girl was unusually intelligent and laughed heartily when asked whether she was a dut denied the saying that she was going to keep house for her brother in this OAUQHT BY KxGovernor Sherman yulte Specials to The DBS sad in telligence is received here this morning that exGovernor Buren Sherman is very low at his home in He has never fully recovered from the effects of la grippe of last year and suffers from nervous paired Hislife is dis proceeded to the con dor one hour of bills on the unobjocted Among the Passed was the senate bill in of the merits aud services of George Wallace and other officers Arctic expedi for the advance of f Witeh for one is to be presented to each of and to the heirs of the men report on the jointres increase the number of the lagers of the national home soldiers and to fill vacancies Presented and agreed Ior a board of eleven med the following Ed of for the un would at once accept the senate s sugar and thus settle the whole mat The binder twine senators are be ing labored with by the but so far there is no indication that their position has been It was said a few minutes ago at the rooms of the senate finance where the con ferences aje that a final meeting of the conferrees would probably not oc cur before tomorrow morning It is said that the bill will not contain a provision for the refunding of duties paid on goods remaining in bond at the tae the bill Ukes effect in excess of the new rates fixed by the Filibusters Given a republi can members of the house committee on rules got together this morning and dis cussed the pending Proposition to change the rules so as by fine or that some such Provision be necessary to compel the demo cratic members to attend the might sessions center of this city is said to just at on the crater of a huge volceno which threatens to burst forth at any and many of the Four Hundred are shaking in their boots for fear of scandalous exposures threatened by a mysterious madam in who for the past two or three days has been flit ting in and out of lawyers offices It has been learned that the mysterious lady is Nellie who was sent to the insane asylum about live years ago but discharged after three The grivance she has follows Before the was sent to the she claims to have learned that her husband had invested his earnings in a house of ill the profit from which proved so large that dozens of others were anxious to A stock company was there fore including a large number o prominent business or the aristoc racy as she terms and houses were furnished In nearly every block in the Girls were kept at boarding house and a general run b licentiousness per vaded the whole while profits ran of r Illinois ohn A de L of Pennsyl I ins uuexpircd term of John deceased William t John of of In a resolution without author of the house and insure final action ripon the tariff But after talking ove the matter and giving assurances given by certain democratic members that the final pas sage of the bill would not be delayed or obstructed by da the action proposed and that it would be well to the minority had betrayed a purpose to refrain from ing stringent measures of tompul A Hunk Farmers Loan and Trust company of Vinton has bought the banking business of including good will and bank ng Cerro Gordo MASON The Cerro Gordo county fair began here The weather was fine and stock and other exhibits are quite Fatally Special to The a diagonal was caught be tween the cars at this place last night and fatally up into the thousands of Sh claims to have discovered this giganti and when it was ascertained that she knew a conspiracy was formed which landed her in the asylum without She made it so hot for them there that they were glad to dis chagre and she has now returned to Dubuoue for satisfaction She has a list of business men as long as your arm who says are stockholders in this corpo I have sent to them that if they will right I will not Death of au Aged mother of state oil inspecta died this aged Patricks Pills give entire satis I have used them in my They are the best I ever used for the Indian For sale by Want u FiveDay thousand miners have decided to ask for a fiveday for the night shift The mines are making money afld no trouble is him contradict himself on several the next de scribed the appearance of the body as It lay in the undertaking establishment during its preparation for tho post mor Two or three points in the cross examination favored the The shirt of the body was rather clean and seeming to conflict with the theory that it had been out in the rainstorm all Appearances indicated that the body had not fallen in the position but that it had been placed The noon recess was here John a resident of Niagara and assessor at the afternoon session swore they had never known named Birchall or Somerset having property or doing farm ing at or about Niagara Birchalls was re called and recognized Birchalls several letters which were put in re lating to negotiations carried on by the prisoner to induce himself Pelley and Benwell to come to the Princeton was ques tioned as to the as he sus to open a grave and steal Ben wells Wednesday night follow ing the discovery of the body he heard a rig drive up aud turn towards the cem etery gate and drive over the wooden bridge built across the ditch at the side of the was a most unusual thing for a visit to the cemetery to be made at such a tinie and he raised a window blind to look The persons in the rig put the whip to the horse and drove rapidly He was unable to identify them or give any AJT IMlOBTAJfT An important discovery was made by detectives Birchells attorneys laidgreat stress on the fact that Benwell registered at the Commercial Bradford on January Today two young men of Bradford confessed the entry for a This is I considered a heavy blow to Obtained Money Under False Johnston grain have begun suit against Edson of Mis souri for damages for obtaining money under false Accord Ing to the story of their Gregg went into the business of grain shipping a year ago last October convinced John ston of his good financial standing andafter a time began sending drafts amounts as Johnstons attorney they found they had paid or more and never received any grain from Gregg as an They also claim when they sought satisfaction Gregg had confessed judgment in favor of other parties and transferred his property to his The jury after being out sixteen hours failed to Mrriage at of Herbert Suttlc Miss Cola Special to The at the residence of the brides parents in this city at 6 oclock this Miss daughter of and to Herbert by the The bride is one of Bushnells most charming aud accomplished young ladies the groom is the chief clerk in the pass enger department of the Jacksonville and Southeastern The happy couple left on the nine oclock train on their wedding and Suttle will be at their home in Jacksonville on aud after October SMASHED BY A Two ItoatB Wrecked by a Leviitthun ill tlie Arctic SAX cap tain of the sealing schooner Maggie which arrived here reports having spoken the whalers John and On August 10 the Winthrop sighted a large whale and two boats were sent after As soon as the whale was struck by harpoons it wrecked both the boats by striking them with its Two of the men were killed and another had both legs The John and Win throp had eight BACK TO TROUBLE ON THE UNION Nervous poor dif sexual cured by Miles Samples free at Wlttes drug Monument tu monument given by the Independent Order of Good Templars to the memory of prohibition was dedicated this afternoon atk Rose John B Finch was the Switchmen at Deliver to Work With AsKlstaiit Superintendent some time the Union Pacific at this point has been havT ing trouble with the A the yards has been a matter of serious It is ascertained that one of the chief difficulties has been the disposition on the part of the switch men to keep theryards blocked in order to exact tips from Several days ago the switchmens grievance com mittee demanded the removal of Assist ant Superintendent making sev eral charges against Burns was suspended pending Investiga tion but the charges being disproved General Superintendent Meek today re instated him and notified the men of the trouble that had been complained of and that the men unwilling to work cordially with Burns must leave the service of the company today at At one oclock this afternoon not one of the one hun dred and twentyfive men employed in Iresiileiit Harrlsun and Party Bid Fare well to CreKSOii presi dential party left this morning at eleven oclock in a private car attached to the day express which is due in Washington about eight The Mississippi Constitutional con stitutional convention has disposed ot the franchise report excepting the sections regulating the election of which have been A minority of the committee on temperance recom mended the following amendment to the constitution All saloons where spiritu ous liquors are kept for sale are hereby declared public nusiances and may be suppressed or abated by prosecution in the name of the state or u pom corn plaint of any Colorado democrat state convention was called to order this morning and Jacob Filins was chosen temporary After the ap pointment of various committees a recess was taken until two In the afternoon a permanent organiza tion was affected and an adjournment taken until the stallion owned by of trotted a mile over the Kankakee track this afternoon In equaling Axtells The first half was made in last half was trotted against a heavy A Unemau a lineman in the employ of the electric light was almost instantly killed by an electric current while cut ting a live wire this This is the first case of the kind in the history of the What Does It Mean 100 Doses One Dollar means simply that Hoods Sarsaparilla is the most economical medicine to because it gives more foi the money than any other bottle contains 100 doses and will average to lost a whilp other preparations taken according to are gone in a be sure to get Hoods the best blood puriuer rrohlbltiontatB Nominate a prohibi tion state convention today nominated of West for gover vice Charles who Nerv cured by Miles Samples free at Wlttes drug Berlin fire brigade was found to be in a deplorable state of inefficiency and the garding the serious results of the fires are directly tee traceable to this The discipline of the force is the management is in Inefficient the machinery is of an obsolete type and there is hardly any lifesaving The report calls fort a thorough reorganization of the There is much agitation among the citizens over these revelations and a reform of the system is looked The buildings erected lure cent years during the rapid growth of the city over new territory are of a though more character than those in the older and are therefore more subject to rapid destruc tion by Claims Traps Were Davitt claims to kuow a trap was laid for Daley and that he is able to prove similar traps were laid for four other dynamite pris and that the agent of Dublin castl purchased the dynamite and handed it to the police for the Fatally Scalded by explosion oc curred today on the steamer Pandora at Armstrongs ship at New Twelve persons were so badly scalded by escaping steam that thevwill Two Editors Waterford to day Judge Waters reversed the sentence of three months imprisonment at hard labor pronounced upon editor of the and edi tor ofthe The two editors were committed under the crimes Patrick OBrien a member of the house of who was arrested is suffering from gas tric Russian Prtson prison department proposes a substitute de portation tothe Island of Saghalien and solitary confinement for corporal punish ment in the cases of prisoners in Great Damage by the reports of damage by floods are being The town of Depaatment of and the surrounding country have been inundated by the overflow from the Cance and Deaume and the damage is Factories have been bridges swept away and the railways damaged to such an extent as to render them floods have been accompanied by some loss of In Annonay a manufacturer and several men have been The water is still A violent storm prevailed today in compelling a total suspension of traffic and doing much damage to rail Resolutions Ra following1 resiu blution In reference to European mis conceptions of the scope and dignity of the forthcoming Worlds Columbian ex position submitted by Commissioner of was enthusiastic ally passed have reached this coun trythroiiKb the medium of aud returning American tourists that the t Worlds Columbian exposition Is prac tically discredited by American and is unworthy consideration of Europeans and Such reports have received ap parent lOntirmation the tone of foreign newspapers which have mistaken expressions of buch tourists OS those of Ameri can people and The basis ot such reports dently an erroneous lileavasto the whlenledttx the selection of Chicago as the location or the exposition and report belnif entirely based on harmful to the purpose of the That in tne opinion of this com mission theact of congrfcw selectingChicago as the location of the exposition was wisely and advisably taken and That this commission hereby sijf niats umiuahtied1 approval of the selection of and hereby places itself on record HS having found every pledge made by the ad vocates of Chicago before contrress fully absolutely fulnllerl that the site ottered and accepted is such as no international exposi tion heretofore held could boost of and that there is every prospect of the exposition being of such a internationally and na as every patriotic American could desire and belt turther That the officers of this commis sion be and are hereby authorized to take steps as they may aeem advisable to counter act the false impressions herein referred and that a copy of these resolutions be for warded to the principal of Lon don and the other European and to tne leading of all other foreljrn The committee on classification met today and will continue active work un til they complete the general plan of the This is necessary as the lotal directors can do nothing more re garding the buildings until the commit MANT FARMERS IN ATerrlttc Hailstorm the in Portions of Huron gentle man who has returned from Huron coun gives a thrilling account of the ravages of the recent storm in a dis trict remote from any telegraph A terrific wind aud hailstorm prevailed for half an throughout a section eighteen miles lousr by one mile Every spear of grass and grain was beaten down and and the ice covered the ground six to eight inches This was just at the harvest and two hundred farmers are in abso lute want and in danger of The path of the storm was Bloom field and Paris townships One farmer lost six hundred acres of crops worth The total loss stock and other property by the storm is estimated at not less than John Charles Thomp son and prominent citi zens of the devastated have called meeting for the purpose of planning some means of obtaining immediate re lief for the Many in other sections have suffered severe but have quietly gone to hoping some way to tide their affairs over another A SWEEPING The President of the Mormon An swers the Report of the Utah CoiuinU SALT dent of the Mormon today issued a manifesto in re ferring to the statement in the report of the Utah commission that plural mar riages have been solemnized during the past year and that the leaders of the church have encouraged the continuance of he enters a sweeping denial that such things have Presi dent Woodruff further inasmuch as the law forbidding polygamy has been pronounced constitutional by the court of the last re he hereby declares his to submit to those laws and use his influ ence with the members of the church to have them do There is noth ing In his teaching to the or the teaching of his associates during the time which can reasonably be construed advise or encourage polyga and when any elder had used lang uage which appeared to convey he had been promptly re The manifesto concludes I now publiclv declare that my advice to the Latter Day Saints is to reform from contracting any marriage den by the law of the TROUBLE IS THE STOCK THE MATJLIFFESLAVIN It WUl Come Off Within two Weeks Under Modltied for the international fight between Joe Mc Aultffe and Frank Slavin for the championship belt and the champion ship of the have been fully and the contest will take place within two It is understood the gloves will be made in America and will be slightly Increased in size and the pugi lists will fight fifteen instead of thirty All bets on the fight have been declared void as there has been police in terference with the fight and the condi tions that governed the original match have been The betting on the fight commenced at Tattersalls today and McAuliffe was the His fine condition and splended physique were greatly admired at the Lambeth police EXCITEMENT Switchmen Refuse to Work With Xou Julon Burlington Stzlke delayed arri val of Grand Masters Sweeney Sar gent is tending to precipitate a general strike among the Stock Yards Switching association Six were discharged this making twelve in all who have been similarly disposed of for refusing to work with Burlington and Qnincy non union Two Burlington engi neers were sent into the yards this morn and after six switchmen had discharged for refusing to switch them to their destinations the engines It became definitely that all of the men in the yards would refuse to work with and It is believed that nothing except the pres ence and counsel Sweeney and Sar gent can prevent another tieup in the A SCRAMBLE AT A FUNERAL f Ihe Otlicial AVho Ordered the Troops to Fire lias in Goa are reported to be in a terrible state and serious trouble is likely to occur at any The election riots have re sulted in a state of siege being pro claimed throughout the whole province and the streets are now patrolled by armed The official who ordered the troops to fire on the electors has as have many of the while the governor has been advised to keep in doors for fear he may become a sacrifice to the popular Smlthon Com mercial Union club held its annual meet ing last Goldwtn presi dent of the in his address saidr Our club holds its annual meeting again under its old let me say once means just what it not unionWe rejoiced when the liberal party took up our but it is the business of this club to promote the removal oC trade re strictions as a commercial and industrial blessing to the irrespective of all Of whatever we may do will inure practically to the benefit of the party which embraces our Smith then referred to the present political and commercial The McKinley he is a great and will be felt much more by Canadian farmers than by those having nothing personally to lose by who afford to receive it trumpet of pathetic Collapse of Shlewalk Nearly Traeecly of curi ous people gathered at the Lutheran church at Johnstone and streets today to witness the funeral three girls killed in Sundays wrecfc the church doors opened a for the entrance caused a terrific jam Suddenly a section of the sidewalk collapsed and over a hundred people dropped several feetThe frenzied with pushed upon them and the whole in an was a mass of Fortunately nobody was ously injured but received uglyj bruises and CoaOruieav The favorable Impression produced tho first appearance of the agreeable 1 icy Id fruit Syrup of FIga a years ago has been more conSrme by the pleasant experience of all have the success of prletors and manufacturers fornla Fig Syrnp The IndebtedncMj footings of the PotterLovelle liabilities 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