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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - October 8, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                Party Royally Re ceiTed in line Them All Along j IllinoisA Proud Buy tlie at halfpast The president this morning There r fll i wfls at all the small stations be iraiii reached Cincinnati and at there as a fife and drum made no except at Ihe president stood on OMfor a few minutes and ilic familiar strains of Hall rhief Breakfast was served in car while the train was The president re of visitors before brcak hs Archibald m Innati of and Con to London John New the presidents party at Cincln local committee from Law r vas in waiting there to act as presidential The Ifi car was attached to a special mposeu of an engine and combi Only one stop was made bc Cincinnati and slowed up for a minute at lend in sight of the tomb of Wil Henry Harrison and the house 3TJT WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1890 PRICE 15 CENTS PER WEEK StLswcnceburga large crowd was in The president addressed the from the rear icni Lawrcnccburg and North Vernon Hiilar stop was There were iTcrovrds at Osgood Idther and the train slowed i a minute at each of these places tc the president an opportunity to Ms acknowledgment of the limp OFOTALLOIED liclllcent Reception Accorded Ihe ntatTerre Jlante and president jinly making his western trip a of unalloyed No official jjnetofany character is allowed to ndc itself and the programme of trip ban adhered to in every That fctrie period of relaxation is proving itJcial to the president is evident by schccrliil demeanor and general man jln wliicu he bears up under what jnld ordinarily be a tiresome The Serous welcome which the citizens of native state tendered at every stop in junaivas particularly pleasing to the It was a veritable surprise ta at the little town of Sullivan this neatly half of the population the county was found assembled and iiic for a fiht of the chief execu The president was forced to yield lie popular demand and made a brief thanking the people heartily for Between Yinecnnes and thirty the fastest run of rtripvas distance being cov in thirtytwo principal event of the day was the ion at Terre A stand had erected and fully tn thousand peo tsicmhled to rrect the The il ol the train was heralded by the te ol every engine and factory in city and the noise was the speakers stand was finally it wa fully ten minutes before thousands nf cheering people could Mayor Daniels welcomed president lo the city and introduced to the The in re said he very heartily appre this large gathering and welcome the kind and animated as as the words of the had ex Terre Haute has always been tome of some of his most cherished BXroal friends and he was glad to know an increasing degree prosper Sindthe people contented and in glad to he that the ol industries which have been estab ted in your midst are today busy pro these varied and that find ready market at remunerative I wa told as we approached your titbit there was not au idle wheel in tire It is very pleasant to that prosperity is generally iredbyal our and courage tend to bring and liotain good Croaking never ifta We differ widely on our BWsof public but I trust every oc of ns is devoted lo the flag which nits the unity and power of our J Iffltry and the best interests of the peo fas we arc given to see and under II We are in the enjoyment iWtte most perfect system of govern itthat has ever been devised by it arc under fewer restraints indi lulfaculties and libcritics have wider than in any other Here is a 0 liope arched over the head of aspiring There no social fMncedetl legal Let us Me lo cherish these institutions and tain them in their best that as far as your influence 1 bring it tney arc con Etedlor the general f pleasure to bring to your city one who if a fmecssorastlie head of that distin d citizen of who is cspe J revered and loved by all the people We Haute but is also embraced in love of all citizens of Illtichard Let me to you General Benjamin of Xcw secretary of the i JT Tracy inadta brief address he said he had been thus far wed with the The scenery n beautiful and the country Indiana presents evidence of i sources and great prosperity to Sncultural community but more he I have been re 11 to see the enthusiasm with which sPe of Indiana have every greeted the president and tort friendship they have Sled the same yuali can give you should make it t m i that a11 Public officers shou d be reminded that under our re publican institutions the repository of all visiting this rich and prosperous section of your great state and am glad to notice that if the last year has not yielded an average return to your tnat already the promise of the comine year is seen in your welltiled lands Great At the train reached where another multitude clamored for a sight at the He declined to and introduced Secretary who was received with applause At Champaign the citizens were at tended by the students of the University of who received the president with their college cheer several times re My good said the president it is very evident there is a large representation here of Greek so 1 thank you for this We are on our way to to unite with my old com radesinarms in a I have not expected at any intermediate point on the journey to make any but cannot fail to thank these young gentle men from the University of Illinois for the interest their presence gives this Your professors no doubt give you all needed admonition and advice and yon I am thank me for not adding to your Good night After leaving Champaign the train made no stops until Bloomington was at claims in thfe office whlchcan bo properly allowed under the provisions of approved BORLIHGTONS She of Iowa Figures The census bureau makes the following announce ment of populations of Iowa cities ccntlsis011 23KS 3OTS Pcr Clinton increase per Davenport increase per Madison increase per Keokuk increase per cent Lyons increase pcr Muscatine increase per Otturnwa increase THE IRISH PARTY UNITED No Split in the Ranks of the Home Trouble Feared at Inva ders in Cholera Djing eral Foreign per Population of the State of Iowa increase The following populptions were also announced increase per Population of West increase Population of increase pcr GALESBURG GETS She Uicks lii Holiday Attire for Hie Presi dent is decked in holiday attire Flags lloat from every roof and manycolored bunting adorns every litho graphs of the president and generals of the war hang in every and the Grand Army badge This mornings early trains brought in hun dreds of visitors and every train swells the Every preparation possible has been made for the entertainment of the One hundred large tents have been pitched on the beautiful court house square and extra beds have been placed in all The president and his old brigade will arrive here toiuorrow morning at ten oclock by the Peoria They will be met by a delegation of the lead ing citizens and the president will review the grand which tekes place at halfpast two in the Over live thousand are expected to take part in the The Knox college cadets will act as the presidents In the afternoon the president will address his old comrades after pjradc and will also lay the corner stone of the new Knox Alumi In the evening a grand reception and ban quet will be tendered the The president is also expected to take part in the Phi Delta Theta banquet tendered him by the college and of which so ciety ho was a member when in Full arrangements have been made and every attention possible will be shown the chief Although the presence of President Harrison alone is a sufficient reason for an immense yet General Governor General Colonel Distin and many other distinguished men are expected to be If the weather is pleasant it is believed that fully seventylivi thousand people will be in Galesburg General Post will deliver the ad dress of Welcome Speeches will be made today by leading Grand Army men and a camp lire will take place but tomorrow will be the gala day of the UNCLE1 SAMS London toiy morning profess to see in the absenseof Parnell from the Irish nationalists conference yesterday evi dence of a wide difference of opinion that threatens a split In the The wish is father to the The Irish party was never more united and the resolutions and speeches at yesterdays meeting show unabated confidence in Parnells His absence was due to the state of his health and to his settled policy of staying away from such gatherings when held in The selection by the conference of John William Timothy William Abra ham and Gill as the delegation to visit America gives general None of them have been engaged in IrishAmerican squabbles and all are well known to the Irish in the United already Gill has The llenucpln will probably not be much delay in commenc ing work on the Hennepin Canal under the appropriation made for the purpose in the recent river and harbor unless there should be some uufor seen obstacles in the way of procuring titles to the necessary at present the war department is waiting for a report from Marshall giving a detailed project of the most desirable work to be done under the amount that has been made This is ex pected daily at the war department and will doubtless be approved without de as it is the desire of the department to have this work well underway by the time the next river and harbor bill is pre when a larger amount will be asked After it has been decided how the pres ent funds shall be spent the next step taken will tie to acquire the legal titles to such lands as may be This will be accomplished through Marshall and the United States district attorney for northers and finally through the department of justice The If not of the work is to be done by It is expected that all the preliminaries in the way of acquiring advertising and making contracts will be arranged in time to begin the ac tual work of construction during the present Republicans the republi can congressional campaign quarters the claim is made that 109 congressional districts will certainly go Twenty others have been classed as probably while now represented by are ad mitted to bo All told these make live short of a ma jority of the next But the re publicans say there are twentyfour democratic districts with work and they feel confident of carry At least they can carry enough of them to give them a safe working ma jority provided they hold all their own probable as well as At the very worst they will concede it possible for the democrats to get no more than a majority of ten in the next New National following national banks are authorized to com mence business National Bank of Sioux Sioux capital stock First National Bank of capital Colum bia National capital THE WORLDS will give Today an allday prayer meeting was con ducted by Fannie state in the missionary Dcuth or Two tonia The Latonia track was It was found necessary to shoot Pell who broke his leg The gelding was valued at While Clara C was exercising she suddenly It was found her spinal column had been re sulting in her immediate She was valued at First and up one mile and seventy yards Gymnast Spectator West Anna third Second mile Roger Aunt Kate Pullman third Third and up one mile and oneeighth Major Tom Blarney Stone Ten acity third Fourth for two yearold six furlongs Semper Fidele Anna Elizabeth Hawkins Ijifth five fur longs Bob L Palota Ora third Shim to and heart that have so cn you will cause him to be F esteemed by all the people of the On this occasion it would be un ilcuss tlle Questions of policy j lhc Poitical parties of the and I shall not enter into Suffice to say one point we all J ramsocvcr the government may be it should be administered with the largest Intelligence and with the dig ponies a nation of sixtyfour 8 of a nressnian of in a the farmers JM upon their appearance of saying he had expected from Vftations made to find them pallid mortgage instead of a class upon Rods of agriculture seemed to considerable exertion for L to again reach the train ibin tk As soon as journey was More Thau Half a Million Who Are Paid From the Iensloii annual re port of Commissioner Green Uaum of xhe bureau shows that there were at the end of the last fiscal year pensioners borne upon the rolls and classified as follows Army invalid army minor and dependent 450 navy invalid navy children and dependent relatives survivors of the war of 413 widows of soldiers of the war of survivors of the Mexican widows of soldiers of the Mexican There were original claims allowed during the being more original claims than were allowed during the fiscal year and more than were allowed during the fiscal year The amount of the first payments in original cases amounted to being more than the first payments on the original claims allowed during the fiscal year 1SS9 and more than the first pay ments on the original claims allowed during the fiscal year There were pensioners unpaid at the close of the fiscal year who were entitled to receive which has since been paid from the appropriation for pensions for the fiscal year Commissioner among other de shows the following facts in his re a result of changes in the business methods of the office more work has been accomplished in a given time than was ever performed un October 21 when I took charge or the the work of adjudicating claims and issuing certificates had during the period from July fallen far behind the same period for the Previous fiscal year while from October to June 1890 there was an increase in the adjudication of claims andi the issuing of certificates greatly in excess of the same period of the This great ofjvork re calling was accomplished clerks who composed the board view among other divisions and calling in forty special examiners from the thus adding eighty persons to the force engaged in the adjudication of I urged upon the examiners gence in the performance of their duties and in June last I detailed llfl as an addional force for this work n nil 333 on duty in the i General George Davis Issues au Address to the Public following was issued To Vic Public Press nf the United States The undersigned has been elected to the position of director general of the worlds to be held in Chicago in by the joint action of the national commissioners and the board of In accepting this important he accepts all its responsibilities and trusts with the aid of the press of the coun this great international exhibi tion may prove to be such a success as will be creditable to the American By an act of congress it is provided that the buildings for the worlds fair shall be dedicated on the 12th of and the exhibition be open to visitors on the first day of and close not later than the 30th of October Thus we have two years in which to arrange the grounds and erect the and seven months additional in which to re ceive and place the So far as this country is concerned the undersigned feels justified in the statement that the presenta tion of agricultural and stock products will be in every respect superior to any previous also that in manu factures and inventions the progress of the United States will be indicated in a most remarkable There is also every reason to anticipate exhibits from every other nation on the it being estimated by practical experts that the total number of exhibits will not be less than fifty thousand di vided equally between the United States and all foreign It is proposed to make this exhibition especially interesting in all that relates to manufactures by the presentation of the most important processes in active In comparison with these will be presented the methods used in other countries four hundred years Already there are indications that nearly every state and territory in the union will be fully represented and that large appropriations will bo made at approaching sessions of the different leg Circulars and blank applica tions for space will be forwarded in due season to all intending The undersigned would call upon the press of the United States to hold up its hands in this great international under if will estab lish the United States of America as nation on the Director The farce in Tipperary grotesque from day to but there are indications that it may end in a The magistrates are in a state of exasperation and have completely lost their They are angered at expressions of sympathy with the defendants uttered by some soldiers of the Eighteenth Royal Irish regiment quartered at a few miles from and some bickering has oc curred between the Irishmen and some of the Berkshire The magis trates have ordered 350 extra police to the and as all British irrespective of hate the Irish po there is serious danger of a bloody The Eighteenth is one of the crack regiments of the British and under Sir Redvers IJuller saved Lord Wolscleys army at the battle of Tamal Wells in the last Soudan They light for England in foreign but they are home rulers to a man and may turn the tables on Jialfour if heunder takes to discipline them with his Disquieting Xeirs from news has again been received regarding the British column now invading Mashona land in southern a rich country which the British South African com pany claims to have been ceded to it by king of the The main force of the expedition numbers 500 men with a pioneer force of ISO and they are commanded by Lieutenant Colonel of the Inniskillcn who has had much experience of native warfare in The force is well armed and equipped also with light While King Loben gula himself has not been altogether unfavorable to white occupa his leading warriors have been anxious for and there is too much reason to believe the report from Cape Town that the Matabeles have attacked the causing the loss of about one hundred The Matabelcs are warlike The more turbulent spirits have long clamored against the kings policy toward the white His troops are regularly trained and or ganized and number about twentyfive but are armed only with The British force is to march four hundred miles and make a stop at Mount in The Cholera Horrible accounts come from the Red Sea of the condition of the cholera The Arabs and strangers in that region are dying by Persons are seized with cholera and die within au with clenched teeth and bodies terribly drawn Birds and dogs feed on the which the people are afraid to and vast flocks of vultures dispute for the prey with the fourfooted From the interior of Arabia the accounts are fully as and the vic tims are said to be numbered by thou A Dying death of the king of Holland may be expected at any A meeting of the cabinet has been called to decide on the regency Queen Emma will in all proba bility be The duke of Nas sau has written a letter stating that he will never resume the regency of Luxem of which the king of Holland is There is no other connection be tween Luzemburg and England Demands has de manded of the Portuguese government an immediate settlement of its claim for indemnity for the seizure of the Bristish African Lakes companys James which was illegally captured a few months A Threatened thousand miners in the collerics In the counties of Fife and have warned their employers that they will strike un less their wages are advanced 15 per Chaplain of the House of Commons Henry chaplain of the house of died suddenly The Morris Park track was atsea of mud and six fur longs Miss Hooker Colt Gray Lock Sinolia Colt third Second five furlongs Ballyhoo Cook Best Boy third Third one mile and a quarter Tristan La vinia Belle Riley third Fourth Race Elmcrdorf six furlongs Annie Peter Flavilla third Fifth for three one mile and a half Tourna ment English third Sixth mile and a furlong Salute Esquimau Flood third The Tcrre IJaute TKIIUE track was three seconds First guaranteed McDoel Walter Diamond third Second stakes for two value at Sam Free Chiquireta Byanca fourth Third class purse Harry Jones won the first heat and Grants Abadallah the second heat DIED IN A Sad End of a Supposed Wealthy Woman at Des A Treacher Who Wanted to Olurry the AVhole Convention of lowit DCS Molnett Jeweler Special to THE DES a woman who is reported to be worth considerable money and who came hero some three years ago from was found dead in a hovel on the cast side of the city this It seems her death was caused by epileptic to which she has been subject for some Den IVIoiuett Uoodlers Must Stand rspeclal to The HawkEyeJ DiiS Kava uangh in ah exhaustive and lengthy opinion today overruled the demurer in the ease of the boodle of Des and they will have to stand The Council lilufls was the opening day of the Union Iark The weather was First purse S100 Kate Caffey won in three stright heats Second pacing purse 3300 Wilkio Russell won In Third trotting purse 5500 Lobasco won best liase At Louisville Toledo Philadelphia IhihidclphiaUochcstcr A Failure in DCS Special to The DES a wholesale dealer in dry owing to an attachment by a Chicago The failure was quite a as he was considered in good His liabilities arc nearly Healing the Special to THE DKO democratic congressional committee have taken the first as indicated some time to heal the split caused by Barnetts nom ination by tendering that gentleman the short term on the congressional There was some but bossism An Electric Company Special to the McCoy and Fel lows have filed in the recorders office here articles of incorporation for the Gate City Electric the amount of capital stock being divided into shares of Wanted To Kill Special to The Kcarns wan ted to kill somebody He didnt care and as his wife and mother were tnc handiest he proceeded to work them off but was fortunately prevented by officers who placed him in jail for safe He is a hard A Shortage Made COUNCIL the young man who was ar rested Saturday night on the charge of embezzling S700 or SSOO from his em succeeded in making good the shortageand was re leased from the city jail shortly before midnight Saturday Welker claims that the restitution was complete and was made by a voluntary assignment by Johnson of personal property of suf ficient value to cover the given his men a good taste of the stone The three above named showed apparently genuine symptoms of sick The county physician was called Ho found the sickness actually and pat the men under a course of medi cal treatment and directed them to be re lieved of the hard The close cages gave the sick men little room or case in their so kindhearted sheriff made np their bunks outside of the cages and in the which ran completely around the The men appreciated the Butibetween the corridor and the outside world there was only the brick walls of the By some yet these men had se cured a small and during the night they quietly picked ont some of the bricks and the wide world was before with only a literal hole in the wall separating They and they soon were at The first indication the sheriff had of their exit was when he took in their breakfast he he had breakfast for three more men than needed It The sick symptoms had So had the sick and they have not yet No trace of them has yet been and if they are yet run ning away the county and are the for they are then outside the state But sick men are a a discount at the Henry county jail and the sheriff is growing A SCOUNDREL AT A House lirokeu Cp by Mans Suit for Special to The little community is shocked and grieved over the outcome of a scandalous the details of which are not suitable for pub lication in a respectable The result is that a man and wife have be come separated and that a handsome and wealthy young widow has left A report is current that the wronged wife has brought suit in the Macomb courts for damages againt the alleging that she has alienated the affec tions of the wifes There were lively times in Plymouth the night the widow A posse of indig nant ladies of the town surrounded the gay widows house and wanted to burn it The gossips are knee deep in clover WANTED THE WENTDPWlTRABAEfl Terrific Powder Explosions At oned giiinc postponed At Baltimore Ilultimoi rcSymcusc game postponed At Louis Columbus Game willed in the ninth inning on account of dark A Uasc Ball Nightmare at The Chicago Brotherhood club played a picked up nine at Quincy on German We glean the following from the Herald Little wellknown as the thousand dollar beauty of the de funct Burlington did the work at for the The locals appeared in a patched up and played patched up Tho favor ites were all there but some how or other they werent in Well the game was not a dandy 10 look Chicago captured eleven hits off Bernards and six from the tossing of Bernards struck out Williamson twice and Comiskey Montague got a two bast hits off while Buschman got a two base hit oft the same gentlemans The other hit off Dwyer was made by Vogel and Baldwin hit Williamson for one a Hall bobbed up serenely and umpired the game to the Queens The Chi cago boys say they learned a thing or two about base The following is the score by innings 1234 5 ti 7 8 9 7 i 2 2 a 0 And more if IfuebiierDenies the the worlds champion diver and long distance writes from Warsaw to deny that he jumped a board bill at Huebner says he was wrongfully accused and that it was so admitted before he left WANTED TO GET WILL BE making in all 333 on duty result rm glad to be able K report as a of these efforts that the number of cases now in the hands of the special examina tion division has been reduced from to of these only about arc in the hands of special The high position attained and the universal acceptance and of the pleasant liquid fruit as the ative ue of the qualities its success is based and are abundantly gratifying to the California Syrup most excellent lax illustrate the val on which The Cholera persons at department of who recently arrived at that place from Spain are suf fering from The patients have been isolated and other methods adopted to prevent a spread of the A PANIU AT BUENOS Humors of u Fresh Revolution Create Mnch BUKXOS panic was caused here last night by the rumor that a fresh revolution had broken Troops were called out and patrolled the streets during the Police were rapidly armed with rifles and held in readiness at the central A spe cial train was dispatched to Xartra for reenforcement of which ar rived this The cause of the alarm was the report of a police agent that attempts had been made by ser geants to suborn two regi The situation is believed to be graver than at first Many deputies and senators passed the the night at President Pellegrinis house and it is stated that the minister of war took the president and Minister of In terior Boca to the barracks for Admiral Bordere has prepared the fleet for president has ordered troops to Santa Silania to go into camp leaving one regiment in the Fears of a revolutions in Lallatta have been The State Fair at to Open October Special to The equip ment of two electric street railways to the fair grounds and of the electric road that runs inside the grounds is and the work of placing the exhibit for the great state which opens on the 18th is in The enterprise receives fresh impetus this year from the large number ot New England capitalists who have been invest ing hero and gone into the manufacture of cotton and other Thev have pinned their faith to Texas and and arc aiding in showing them to the The fair this year will in many respects be superior to the worlds fair at New which was backed by the federal The pro educational and everything that interests those living in the southwest will be also samples of the best machinery and art of the The attractions are without so much that on inspection of everything on the grounds can hardly be made in two All railroads entering into Texas have consented to give low excursion and the hotel accommodations are more ample than in any other southern And He Will Evidently Have an Oppor who placed a car link on the Kock Island track near Malcolm last was bound over by Squire Chase to await the action of the grand Ackley is a filthy looking tramp and claims his home is in lie admits putting the obstruction on the and says he wanted to ditch the passenger He says the trainmen put him olT several stations and he wanted to get IOWA DETECTIVE An Ambitious Iowa Preacher Engaged to Five Uirls at DES reached this city of a sensation at Bedford which has caused considerable excitement in that little Wesley a young and rather good looking went to Bedford about a year ago to take charge of the Christian He was a graduate of an eastern college and was highly He hardly located until his attentions to the young lady members of the flock caused but it was not until the past week that the city was shaken by a volcano of jeal ousy which broke out in the Brown has pledged his affections to at least Jive girls in the and an exchange of confidences on their part has given the matter The girls finding they had been duped carried their story to the trustees of the church and the Browns resignation was promptly The church is now without a and Brown has left for parts The affair has caused intense excitement in church cir and as the young ladies are highly connected indignation at the tion is at fever A RAFT BOAT State Convention In Session in Des Moines Object ami fSpccial to The state con vention of the Iowa Detective association is in session at the Hotel Goldstein to The which is confined to Polk and surrounding consists of some three thousand men divided into companies of from twenty to one hun the object being the suppression of crime and the bringing of criminals to The association has been in ex istence some twenty years and has made the life of horse thieves and green goods man anything but A GENEROUS MEN OF They Spcnil a Might lit three days stay in this city the English and German metallurgists and iron masters left this morning for A num ber of prominent Philadelphia iron and steel men accompanied At Le banon the party will be the guests of Eobert proprietor of the Cor wall iron The entire party went to Harrisburg this where they will remain over Presents Ills Neighbors With i Ceuutlful Coffin on the Coffin farm in Douglas was formally dedicated Sun The chapel is a prettily constructed and commodious place of worship built by Coflin and presented by him to the church going people of that part of the Coffin made the presentation in which he said he had chosen this gift because he thought it especially calculated to bene fit his neighbors who were so much in need of some place to have their Sunday school and their social and liter ary All the ministers of the city participated in the exercises and the chapel was crowded to its utmost capacity with an assemblage of interested A STRANGE The Steamer Toll Drifts Upon the Rocks at raft boat Al fred Toll lies on her side in shallow water 100 yards below the almost a total The Toll and the be longing to McDonald of La went through the bridge here last Saturday They had in tow one of the largest rafts which ever passed the It contained feet of lumber destined for The raft got through the bridge in safety and the Toll started to swing around the rear of In making the turn she swung in too near the bank and went hard aground on the The Thistle made an eltort to get her off but was unable to do Gradually the Toll fell over onto her side in the shoal She was badly jarred by the rocks andit is feared that her hull Is Before midnight she was As she tipped over on the she looks like a total KILLED BT THE Keetl Loses Her Life and Her llus hnml is Fatally JCTUUIK accident occured on the Guthrie Center branch of the Rock Island and Pacific miles from this place which resulted in the killing of Reed and the serious injury of In trying to cross the track at Webbs crossing their vehicle was struck by the engine with the above The wholecommunity is shrouded in gloom as the parties are very prom i uent We understand that no blame is attached to the Tho Entire Dnpont PUiit Dettroyeil andri Many reoplw Towns Xearly Other seven startling explosions In quick at announced mington a disaster atthe Bupont Powder works on the A made for but nothing could be learned beyond vague reports of the Associated press sentative hastened to the ocene ind has wired that the whole section of known as the Upper Yard i a com plete wreck and at least six lives One of the magazines went oft first and the roiling and drying mills near set off by the foK lowed in rapid succession There werer at least seven distinct successive explo Every dwelling in the neigh borhood is reported wrecked or and more or less damaged Telephonic inquiries from West state explosions were distinctly heard that messenger has just brought in the following dispatch which shows the worst is not yet learned of the pow der mill explosions Ten men have been killed and is a complete None of its houses were left Kockland is a village on the Brandy fully a mile above the scene of the It comprises a large paper owned by Jessup Moore and about lifty dwellings In which chiefly reside mill Its population is about two Evi dence of destruction at that distance leads to the belief here that the number of killed and wounded not yet fnlty TheDupont powder mills extend along the Brandywine chiefly on the west bank and close to the water for about two They are divided into the Up Hagley and Lower The former is three miles the latter five miles from The report of the damage done at Kockland proves incorrect as to the the name of Rockland being erroneously used for the buildings clustered around what is known as the upper There are some fifty inhabited by employes of the powder clus tered here and all were The damage to property cannot be thoroughly estimated The force of the concussion even broke the windows la parts of four or five miles The following is a partial list of the killed Martin James William John William John Thomas John Patrick Dough John William Green and woman named Rose Several other are The most seriously injured so faros learned are Daniel William Annie and Marie James Hugh John her twoyearold daugh and Lydia The office of the Dupont company a complete wreck and the six mills are in Several members of the Dupont firm were injured by falling walls and broken but none of them The dead were all employes of the com pany and were in and about the mills that Several workmen are missing and arc believed to be blown into The first In one of the packing mills where a workman named Grau was receiving can of Hexagonal powder to be shipped for use of the United States some way a spark communicated to the can and it blew Instantly the packing mill exploded and other mills in the upper seven or eight in followed at intervals of less than one All these except one were calling ill which gun powder is pulverized by ver tical rollers of stone turning slowly around a center Immediately after the explosion the large building known as the located near the cen ter of the took It wasr a matter of and death to the whole population that the fire should be extinguished before it communicated with the powder the building The Dupont fire brigade succeeded in ex tinguishing the Had the roof fallen in it is doubtful if any woman or child in the vicinity would have es caped death or serious About fifty families are rendcred homeless by the The estimate of loss cannot be less than Poeahontas County Editors in Trouble Bar editor of the Pocahoutas was arrested Saturday on a charge of libel on a warrant issued by a Laurens The action was commenced by of the Laurens a democratic and the foundation of the charge was the printing of some tes timony taken before the grand jurywhich reflected on Vc evening the Bunded a hearty wel state and gave evi sirSnUa1 for tbc SfflXGTOX111 the L was thousands of Congrcss Mn introduced the I regret that f our arrival and the brief time claims a a time the tie office to its f ullest work of the mail division ran up to more than thirtytwo a day to be classmca ana ly disposed At this writing the division is handling If upon the asscmblmi in December it is found tha force is insufficient for thcadji of those now claims as are I will n that you recommend crease of the official force ol It is believed that there are Fever in Hancock Special to The Reaburn re ports twelve cases of typhoid fever There have no fatalities so The disease has been epidemic regularly here every year for some Vitus nervous ness and hysteria are soon cured by Miles Free samples at tt Wittos drug A New York Grocer NEW Ben nett assigned today with prefer ences amounting to wins as the marvelous cures of It possesses true Soldbrall ILLD OIS State Convent convention of n In Session nt Rockford state the Iliinoise Christian Temperance Union will hold its session in Court street Methodist Episcopal Thursday and beginning at n This evening Miss Ida of Bos national superintendent young womans delivers an address to a goodly Wednesday president Illinois Young Womans Christian Temperance and Thursday evening Miss Francis president of National and Worlds Womans Christian Temper Michigan Miners lumbermen and all under ground employes of the Lake Angeline mine walked out yesterday noon and the other city minors are following The strike will be at all the mines in the city and probably at all the mines in the county employing over ten thousand The strike is for shorter Detected in the Refuses to Give iliri is a fellow behind the bars in the city jail who steadfastly refuses to give his or any name at and he is booked as another Opposite the entry is the charge of Whoever he is he will have a difficult job to keep out of the for he was caught at oclock Sunday morning squarely in the act of committing a His not believed that he is a but there is a strong suspicion that he is a young man who lives in either Council Ilulls or While no one at the police station is able to recognize this suspicion is strengthened by his stubborn refusal to tell his He declares that he will stand goto the penitentiary and serve out his sen tence On some papers found in his possession the name of Hawtcy ap GOOD BYE TO Upper lotva Methodist MASOX Upper Iowa conference of the Methodist Epis copal church began an eightday session at Decorah Three presiding el ders are to be chosen at this There will be such a change in pastors as the district has not had in twenty A Iioneer Drops aged eightyone a pioneer of the Illinois and Iowa lead dropped dead on the street of heart tie had been a resident of this place for more than forty Disastrous Fratrle from the north and south bring newsof the disastrous character of the recent prairie The Riverside Ranch com pany lost three hundred head of stock worth over Many settlers tained serious losses and some had nar row escapes from The fire was the most destructive ever known west the Missouri and the Josses wilt ag gregate several hundred thousands of A Fatal Wreck In Salt Lake exA press due at Gunnison this morning was wrecked on a curve east of The sleeper was thrown from the track and overturned one man being killed and several I A City Collector Mysteriously TccsoxY Collector George Ferter is Some of his friends express the belief that he has committed A shortage of his accounts is body was found this he having Nominated Tor thirtysecond district democratic congressional con vention today nominated Daniel John Hewitt Oet John writer and died today at the age of Beeehams Pills cure DiUoustand nervous Its Stricken With NEW SHAKOX aged father of exAuditor Baer was stricken with paralysis Friday and has been speechless and almost helpless Uis recovery is considered Three Hardened Escape front the Pleasant to The jail of Henry county has again experienced a breaking Some years since the county built a new which was sup posed to have all the modern appliances for salely keeping those undergoing con finement Steel cages were placed in and the county officials congratu lated themselves on the certainty which they could hold the But alas Of the men sentenced to hard labor for gross violations of the prohibitory the most hardened were Mike old offender and boss of the and so given the extreme sentence of working out a thousand dollar George sentenced to a thou sand and Tim a five hundred dollar Sheriff Perine had got matter all arranged and already JUeantifnl Kesidence beautiful resi dence of Deputy Sheriff Chapman burned down in Chaney this causing a loss of Insured for Plercos Pellets the Original Little Liver Pills have today the largest saleoC any pills sold For all derangements ot of stomach and they are One a 25 cents a West Liberty Correspondence of The WEST long a resident of this town and well known to the profession in the has sold his property to of to give immediate posses King goes this week to New York to attend a course at the On his return ho will probbably locate in Corn In this vicinity is out of the way of the frost and is an average The recent rains have renewed the and farmers rejoice In the prospect of abundant fall XJrer An Important They act s the stomach and bowels the A new They speed ily cure bad piles and Splendid for women and 30 doses for 25 Samples free Wlttes drusr Sells Circus LITTLE Brothers circus train was wrecked near Latour last several beinz killed and a number of Arnica f The best salvo the world for cuts a salt fever chapped corns and all skia and tlvely cures or no pay It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaut or money refunded Price 25 pec For sale at Henrys druic Burned In dwelling house occupied by Jehial Tyron and wife burned last Tryon i burned to a while Tryon WAS found this morning badly Thousand The Switt Specific Company of Athiuti otters reward of one thousand dollars1 any chemist onproper fin oneparticle of or poisonous mineral Specific This purely bas a wo derCul Jbor ftTty curing all sorts of from dinury to of berofufr ami capital Invested In the andsata oC and otter good The soft glow ot the tea cose is acquucil by ladles who usePozzonts 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