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Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - October 23, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINGTON And rriday are llcfrifttmtion Are You it f Since O TWO Speeches io Crowded Houses at Burlington Yes d Bailies at the Opera House m the Afternoon and fllalor Harlan Presides in the Afternoon and Introduces Speaker Chairman of the Evening Makes a Pithy and Logical Discussion of the Tariff by Senator Harlan i llollowed by a Brief but Perti Dont Talk by Speaker Ascribing the Recent Scenes in Congress and the Reforms lEovoruor gear Loudly Called for and Makes Some Happy Crowded Close Attention and Unbounded En SPEAKER Yc twday was a bright aud buoyant day In nature and in republican Clear overhead and a clean record in pol llics combined to give the political hor and charm that none but a could have It was Tom Heeds day and he had a full quorum in nambers and in A linle before noon the people began tocaiher at the Union depot to watch Horthe Incoming train from Peoria bear Ire the executive officer of the United Slates house of The reception wearing blue for thf were promptly Whin the train came in Gear alighted from the car aciompanying 3lr and there was a clapping but no formal Mr Eecd was at once escorted to a car rare that was in waiting and where an public reception was The people crowded around to shake bwos with the and for quite a rtic the carriage was detained to give ilepublic an opportunity to meet the iltinguislied Reed accom panied by Governui Gear and was taken to the residence of the latter where luncheon W and from thence to the Grand Opera house at three Ai at the conclusion of the 7iieet ta Speaker retired to the private ar of President of the liur Cedar Rapids and Northern and sought a much needed wan early hour this morning the car Tasattached to the regular outgoing Wn without awakening from his was taken north ward to fill his eiisagement this after at The Burlington Boat Club band and a tap band from Columbus Junction rend twd excellent music upon the streets IM In the The latter or IMotion played several numbers in the I house between two and three I JflMfe in the afternoon while awaiting tour for the speaking to The I l was fillod before the luted time and audience mani a us appreciation of the musical en wiunniTOt hy ready Play so closely upon the heels of the L Pendid musical treat by Gilmores band tolumbus Junction organization has I to be proud of the compli J nt bestowed upon them yesterdav by critical V1CK I gentlemen were ap i prosidents and given seats n Andrew Ilobcrt Luke irauk 1 TV Silas Gil Dr i Ij SOD P v A HolidayC apo Eugene city Northfield Alfred ittilsulll August Peterson Mediapolis li c R Washington T I m Fradk MahlcrXew London baleui shington Whit Columbus ii John Captain Wapello Morning Sun Irwln Browacll S M n O Hon on j lav Keokuk Dennis n Sloan M William MJunkin Fairfield I H Laughliu nor Gear escort u was th applause iator Har he train from was greeted with Governor Gear in flarlan asthepresid meeting as onewhom uunor i most statemcn of our age one of the fore and occupied other official wase S reelected twiceu and but a few weeks ago he was te the coming and but a few months ago was elected speaker of iho house of Since that time his history is known to every The peculiarity of his com mon sense has entitled him to the appellation of Czar by his democratic They say he has violated the parliamentary law of the land which has been in use for the last one hundred This is I and yet s veil sometimes to depart from old Here in our own state of Iowa he legislature apnointed a committee vhich revised our We had iu our ourts a method of procedure which had 3ecn in use a thousand Tha peo ple of Iowa thought it best to depart roni the old methods of transacting the susmess of the country and proceed in a implcr and that is now our and no one has ever questioned the visdom of the That peculiarity of the speaker of con ress not being able to see a democratic nember of congress in his scat aud ut of his seat at the same has ntitled him to theappellationof Czar Many of you have been n Washington and have seen the ousc of It is a parello ram in longer than it is broad a cry large The speakers platform s at one side of this large elevated omewhat from the and tho scats f the members are arranged in a semi So that as Speaker Reed sits in is chair with his gavel in his he s able to see the faces of all the mem ers that are before Looking at ie members and seeing them in their eats he had the hardihood of counting hern as I have an idea that in addition to be g a man of remarkable common e is also a devout My ar ival has been so short that I have not ad time to try him on the longer or lorter but 1 have an idea lat In his boyhood days he belonged to onie Sabbath school and read in that Id book that says that all liars shall be in lakes of applause and vhcn a democratic member of congress sked him to say he was present and ab ent at the same he refused to vrite It He had no desire to send jese men to hell he wanted to keep lem out of the burning and at the ame he wanted to keep his country Such a man is Speaker who have the honor of introducing to you his Reed spoke as follows thank you for our very kindly which is all ie more pleasant to me as it is so far rom my and I had not hoped to e so well known as I seem to I am Iso pleased with your because think it has in it something more than crsonal feeling because it seems to me o have something of that faith in popu ar government which it has got to be o necessary to have in the United States f It seems very strange to be bliged to say in the United States f there is as much danger of lie failure of popular government as Not a very great I m free to the same no man can read without regret some uttcr nces which democratic editors and talesmen are forcing themselves to lake in the present They eem to be careless where thcir re marks may lead provided they sad to success iu the present hey seem to take no heed of the mor which is the more important day Iways for a Our government Jinnot go except by adherence to the ound principles of of true of democracy which means he government by the Of course here are other kinds of vhich are much more convenient than ovcrnment by the There are inds of government where there is ery little trouble to hey have to do is to and they are upon to think what they shall Government by the people de mands some trouble on the part of the jeople Government by the jeople cannot go unless the people hemselves participate in it aud that re uires them to think that requires them o bring their minds to bear upon the iroblem of Of o each man it seems as if he las no or too slight to je of any great account and yet his nfluence to its fullest extent must be ex rted and become a part of the ng if we intend to realize fully idea of our which is a government by There are some peo ile who hanker after the idea of a gov by the superior by he men who have who lave come forth from who are supposed to be imbued with the wisdom of this world and some of the oresight of the But I think that gentleman from colleges have per laps a greater idea of what they know than they will have twenty years after they have I can remember how simple the problem of life seemed to me thirty vears All that was necessary vas to follow the advice of men who had vritten There is no greater fal acy in existence than the mistaken no tions which are entertained about edu cation and intelligence Education has been so much associated with the com mon with the with books that most unless they are fall into the error of believing that book education is the only It is very that book education is the key to the larger education which comes But a railroad is as tre mendousan educator as a whole series of common A great manufactur ing establishment is an educator to the workmen and to the surrounding people as great as the county e get educated by intercourse with each other by communication to each other 01 me facts that we know and if any man of middle ago will bethink himself for a be will remember that all thai he has all that he has in a greater measure co to him since he left ine eou tion which he has got from his business the education which he has got from his irive sense anu H the teachings of others if we could do IU we would have not half the trouble that we have iu lit for everybody is ready to give his and the cheapness advice is Experienc have sol to get for ourselves eto test mens theories we have to test learning of books by application to coin mon to every day affairs andI when we have made that ncni we really be said to be it would be a poor tost of the of a to confine your to book T with would rule the ti found in a small company which I name an THUKSDAY OCTOBER 1890 PRICE 15 CENTS PER neu may DB else be sides The Americ and thev 1 have liese industries which the great e sives to little as we think about it and little as we talk by I will endeavor to explain why I make remark but n present purpose is to say that we are a people intelligent enough to govern our and intelligent enough to govern not by the wisdom of the high est but by the average wisdom of us Uid you ever think that one of the oest reasons why there should bo gov ernment by the is because it is government of tho people and while hese higher intelligences might make aws that would look prettier on tho would they fit all of us as well as aws which all of us make I havent any doubt or hesitation on the subject at I know that the laws which we all nake are better fitted for us all than aws that were made for us by the arch fitted for us suitable and in saying that I do not the divine government of he because that ds the means of governing the world which the best hu lan wisdom of this under divine has ever been able to achieve ir If you do tot believe look around at this audi Tel me where on the face of the outside of the United States of any such audience can be gath red mn 1 am not ow speaking against the gainst the good of any national ly I am only where will you nd a higher average outside of he United than you find here You know you cannot do You know that an audience like this is the iroof positive of the splendid character f the American people because I can how you in the United this very a thousand audiences just as good s It is all over the not in one portion of it alone ut yon will find them scattered all over he country It is because the diffusion f How did we earn the governmental sense that we lave Was it by some superior intelli ence teaching it to us or was it by iracticing the art of government our that we learned the business rif ty years ago such an audience as this ould not be found fifty years ago the ntelligence was not as great as it is here by dint of governing our by dint of arguing among our elves all the great we have ot to be intelligent enough to go we have got to be intelligent enough to rapple the situations of today we lave got to be intelligent enough to ay the foundations of n order to carry out our we must ie faithful to the fundamental idea of ur which is the control of he nobody left Ap If you sin against that funda icntal you may be in the anguage of that your sin will nd you There never has been a Ime when the people of the United States have lapsed from the doctrine of he rule of the where they have lot had to pay dearly for the violation of his principle aud today there is a remendous wrong going on in this can show you that it is a a1 ordiug to the principles which I have aid and to every one of which very democrat in this audience must If eight millions of people and heir legal representatives were and all their rights of which hey were deprived were distributed qually among us there might he onie ground for argument in favor of hey might be understood to be our that we were although t would be in defiance of that reat principle which Abraham Lincoln las that no man on earth is good enough to govern any other man without his But hese these representatives of eight nillions of our population under the con tilution of the United States are just as nuch citizens as the proudest man with n the sound of my he constitution of the United States guarantees to them the same rights that re guaranteed to every one of us all and if we fail to preserve those ve are false to the principles which we ourselves profess and the punishment vill fall as surely as the punishment fol owed on our neglect to wipe out the Time of human slavery ind the punishment in part has already Instead of the rights of that mil ion and a quarter of voters being lisuibuted so that each of have your every power vhich the constitution gives to men has been taken from and has been given to a section of this dont let anybody be listurbed because I mention do not mention it to harrow up any odys but simply for the pur lose of that is The lower of a million and a quarter of whih is taken away from south ern republicans is handed over to the neu of the You and I get not one iota of that power on the t is used to govern us without our con What permits it Nothing but our Let me give you one The state of Wiscon sin throws votes for nine cou every one of them honest votes and honestly The states of South Louisiana and Mississippi cast which is more and they get for a instead of nine congress that every gentle they arc all gentlemen there gentleman in those Ive states counts for three Wisconsin citizens like those I see before me Is there any reason why that should be so Is there any sectionalism in claiming that it ought not to be so Does antisectionalism consist in bestowing power upon one set of states in the union which is not he stowed upon other slates Let me give you a still stronger If you will look at the votes in the states of South Carolina and of you will find that seven members of congress come from each but that one vote in the state of South Carolina elects as many mem bers of congress as seven votes elect in Kansas and it is a singular fact that there are illdisposed whom I do not who have the temerity to say that it is a bad and unfortunate Iddition to that that Kansas is peopled largely by the old soldiers who by their presence and Their these South Carolina gentlemen to come back and help govern Is there any democrat in this audience who will that this is just Is tnere any Tie so wedded to his so bigoted w tb that he w 11 say that this is iustice Not I know that the quaHty of the American citizen has sunk o deep into the most bigoted that no oneof them will under take to say me Now you want to mitaltop to dont And if you you have got to Even in the churches thev will tell you that providence works through human instrumentality and pol itics can only act in the same wa n auhter We have got to get at tha Dy lawand what ought to be the law Ksa charge made which not de nlpd bv any southern believe nobody but Governor Hill denies it among other classes of s not an honest and that there Is not an honest And the governor of South after declar ng as reported in he Charleston Xeivs and n substance that men were governing men at the ballot to allow a republican to have a ook at the count or be one of the judges of but made every one of them members of his own The result vas that the continued to govern he And throughout the south hey all admit Henry lis eyes in line frenzy t in the state of it vrong that the United States should mow something about the election of the people that govern it The member of ongress from south from AJa from has the same in the house that Governor Gear over your rights and over your prop irty and over your Is there any eason why the citizens of this Iowa dis rict should Ot know that those men are lonestly elected One would If here were any honesty left in the hat men would jump at a chance to ro ute the if it is a that wentysix seats are or were oc upied at the beginning of this by men who hadnt any more ight to them than they had a right to eats in the British house of Great but you here s a bill which takes away the liberties of he What liberty tho liberty honestly liburtyHo tuff ballot boxes The liberty to niscouut returns What remedy oes It propose It proposes simply that tale officers of the United pre umably as honest as any of the state shall have the right to surper the election and see that it is fair if they aud the state officers hen it goes to the circuit and in he face and eyes of the whole world he count is and a just decision is they it is a force What force nothing but he force of the United States of Araer is What is a law for it is to be What is it nade for to be Is hero any reason why a law to secure lonest elections should not be executed Sayonets How sensitive some of hese gentlemen are about There cant be anything in heir past history that makes them feel hat There are no uoro bayonets behind the bill for elec ions than there are behind every law of he United Aud every one of hem knows And yet they start these djecMves about the elections ny that is the way they perse uted the They nade the most terrible outcries against iverything that was done by Abraham in the same And I be ieve today that intelligence has so In reased that no democrat can feel him elf called upon by any sense of justice o make opposition to the right of the majority to according to the consti ution of the United But the majority rule by the people has some hing to do with We cannot all meet ogether to do our A town neeting of the United States vould be unapproachable by any or any thousands stationed m tho So wo have got to have a representative And every me hundred and eighty thousand of the lopulatiou will probably scud members if congress to the next What or to register the will of the of this You will send Governor Gear because you lave got intelligence ause you have got intelligence and nd he has got both Ap ilausclIf you send him of course ou want him to go in his ont you If you send him ou dont intend to have him neu by the rules of the f you send him and one hundred and ixtyfive more you expect lim and the rest of the republicans to dont you If you ont what do you send them for What jbject did thepeopleof the u ISSO have for electinc a republican louse Was it to come back and ve couldnt pass a tariff bill because of said we should not We couldnt pass a silver bill Meause Grover Cleveland had issued his irivate orders that silver was to be tricken out of We couldnt pass the administrative bill because the iemocrats were against We couldnt io we couldnt do because the ither fewer in beat us would you have been satisfied vith that What did you acts of or excuses To borrow Svarts old Do you want lobsters or aflidav There cant be any oubt what sensible people iVhat on earth are the democratic news lapers blazing in headlines about Wasnt republican congress sent there to ass the McKinley bill Didnt we have a little discussion about this question of jrotection Didnt we fieut for four ong months all over the United stir up sixty millions of people into he expression of an opinion on that sub aud if we what was the opinion iVasnt it in favor of not acci not but protection of That is what thcMcKinleybill t is a good And there is every reason why it should be a cood it was got up in accordance vith our principles of I am at the risk of tiring you a lit to repeat that the principle of our government is a government by the iverage sense of everybody and if that bill was made that why then it is an American when Mills got up his he retired into the dark ness and by and by he emerged with a And being from a great manufacturing state like Laughter and continued applause he was fitted by education and precept to ret up a bill all out of his own At my he thought because ho would not permit any hearings from any rody he didnt want to learn from any jody it right Did you ever consider what a tariff bill is it concerns a possibly two hundred different kinds of every one of which sucks up the life of It takes a man his lifetime to learn And Mills knew the whole two hundred Gear is a member of the com mittee of ways and had too much business sense to have any such idea as In the first I suppose I may be permitted to speak of the although I ap pointed I do not think I am prouder of any one of them than I am of the one that sits before They spread from Maine to and they spread pretty evenly all over this The oast is the Middle the the the Pacific We got as much sense into the committee as we but that committee didnt think that they knew it all and from the time that they were appointed until the final report was brought period of nearly ten never was re fused a hearing to any interest or any set of men in the United States of Amer And they did not even refuse a hearing to those importing agents of the Every interest was The farmer was listened the mechanic was the working man had his day the manufac turer told his story the importer pro claimed his committee heard it and the result was a nil which embodies the common sense of the people of the United States of America Applause Is not that good enough for jou Applause but they look at the see the rise in prices look at the lift at Horrible my according to the democratic the people of the United States do not do any work they Continued on Page DEATH IN A TUNNEL earful Wreck on the Cincinnati Southern iintl H rreijjht lu the of Hor rcir to the Iuoule Killedothor collision oc urred this morning at on the Ciu innati Southern railway in a tunnel one uarter of a mile south of Sloans Valley Uition between freight and passenger The englues of the two trains ashed into each other the vhich is onesixth of a mile and ars following jammed into each other in Then came the added horror of No description of the cenes has yet been made as only the iare results have been telegraphed to he officials of the road They are hat the Gould and a John Ex iress Messenger Ruftner and a mail were There two mail on the Goyle and Which of them was killed is not The engineers of both rains were badly burned and the bag gage master was also No pas engers were killed and if any where in ured the names have not yet heen ascer The burning of or the train iu he tunnel renders it impossible to clear he track as readily as it could be done m open smoke and heat prs enting men from Engineer Pimlott died this making six victims of the tunnel collision follows engineer ircman Kentucky fireman Kentucky trakeman ew York Postal Clerk Ohio Express Messenger The In ured are Pat Ken severe Postal Clerk severe Baggage Master ohn Passengers Vow Orleans Miss Ollie Tennessee Arch Madison coun The injuries sustained by he three last named an Prom the stories of railroad men who rrived here today it appears the wreck vas due to the carelessness of the crew f freight train This train was nstructed to wait at Sloans Valley until lassenger trains 0 and 5 had The wait was a long one and all of the rew of the freight train went Engineer Pimlott wakened just after 0 passed and assuming it was and the road was roused the crew and the train vent The approach to both nds of the tunnel is sharply curved and within a hundred feet of the mouth of it he trains The only sleeper and ine coach of the passenger train were the train hands and passengers lushing them back up the Flames tarted a few minutes after the collision and the wooden lining of the tunnel is till burning A brave man whose name could not e heariug the cries George jong in the baggage seized an cut a hole iu the car and esetied In the express compart nent of the car was Jnited States express The unknown hero worked hard to cut a way or RulTiiiT to escape although the lames were darting all about The rffort was futile and Ruffner finally hoiued from his prison for him to go iway and save to say good iyp to his family and tell them he wouldbe rescuer did all that a man ould do to save his The unknown lero staggered out of the tunnel with lis hair and clothing badly scorched and ell in a None of the men in the excitement thought of learning his name ut it is believed he is a railroad Ithers of the trainmen had wonderful It is miraculous that any of the nLsseiigers escaped without SERIOUS TAIL Vina One in a ser ious tail end wreck occurred this moru ng ou the Union Pacific railroad between a Rock Island freight aud a Un on Pacific passenger one mile and i half west of a suburb of in which nine persons were seriously injured aud the engineer of the iock Island train was fatally The name is Pat Among the injured are of Lin win right knee badly cut and of special agent of the census back sprained and Four People his wife and babv and of Walker en deavored to drive across a railroad track atl of a passenger train The wagon was struck and all were tho victims being horribly THB TRAIN WAS BACKING Vmt it Knu Into CiiUMing the Killing of Several pas senger train on the Kansas City Mem phis and Birmingham which eft here last west went out leaving a sleeping coach and the con dnctor at the Discovering that fact when about six miles out of town the engineer began backing into Bir At Thomas three miles out of the the backing train met an outgoing freight and there was a Four or five whose names could not be were aud sixteen others One of the a drum mer from will MURDERED AND Ue at Kle tion Hill III11 eft Canton for Wooster this arriving at the latter place at At ivory station along the route large irowds gathered and cheered him as the rain At Major Mc who was on his way to Smith boarded the train and chatted with he governor until he reached his desti On arriving at Wooster an im nense throng crowded the station and he city was in gay holiday Gov rnor Hill addressed a monster open air mass meeting of eight thousaul people n the He spoke at length on he tariff and also on the elec ion Regarding the latter he said here has nothing taken place in any lart of the south to justify the ixercise of the doubtful power of ongress to regulate our lie enounced the Force bill as a danger ms exercise of constitutional menace to our theory of government an insult to the people of the n conversation with Major McKinley he told me it was the intention of he present republican congress to pass he force bill before its no natter which party was successful in the omfng If they do not carry he next you can rest assured hey will not pass the The governor another audience this evening tho opera house and later left for BISHOP TUTTLES He TlihikH One Married MinUtcr in Worth Four to tho todays ses ion of the missionary council of the rotcstant Episcopal the report f the board of managers emphasized the iaramount importance of the work imong the colored It com mended the work of David Gordan n Mexico and expressed the hope that he house of Bishops would at its next neeting elect a missionary bishop to The womans auxiliary board vas and the great necessity if increasing the missionary bishops und was Contributions of he church for missions should not be ess than for the ensueiug n the discussingthe Indian a number of western ministers made a strong appeal for In the ourse of a speech regarding the provi ions for superanuated Bishop of said if he had his vay he would have every minister and ecry bishop A married man 3 worth four single ones to FIENDS AT Fate of An Old Mnii in the of an old man from was slugged and robbed last night and then laid on the Santa Fe track near Twelfth street where a switch engine ran over severing his head from his The crime adds another mystery to the long list of this About seven oclock last night he was taken in tow by a runner who took him to a hotel in one of the worst quarters of the He had supper and paid in advance for his bed and breakfast displaying several dollars in Then he went oat for a When found there were but a few cents on his body railroad people are sure he was and robbed and the body then laid where it was and SAX this morning tho Missouri Soap and Candle the Pacific Mattress Factory and four cottages were ODon an occupant of one cottage was taken out Loss about Wholenale on a before the race for the Cambridgeshire stakes was run at New Market the police made a raid upon a number of bet ting clubs in this city and arrested threi hundred Among the prisoner were some of the prominent citizens o this city A Terrible Pa the neighborhood of a few days ago a gentleman while hunting in the back woods came upon a hut in which th bodies of two colored boys in a dciom state wern It seems they idd fought several days ago and one of had killed the while from wounds thiother had death A child in the hut had ts collar bone broken and was in a crit cal Another male child who vas ill was so cruelly bandaged by the vomaii who had been in charge that the ittle fellow was suffering horribly when negroes in charge of he children have been arrested and will 06 tried as being parties to tho HILL ON KI3 GRAND IODCE Openingof the Fortythird Annual Session at Des Grand of Condi tion of the Puhlic Ke ception to Grand Special to The DES fortythird annual session of the Grand Lodge of convened at nine oclock this morning in the hall of Fort Des Moines Lodge on Fourth near The attendance of repre officers and members is large and after the Grand Lodge had been formally seventy past grands were admitted to the floor and received the Grand Lodge conferred by the grand Rosemac And Grand Representative The morning session was occupied by regular routine reports of offi cers and representatives the appoint ment and reports of the various commit Among of representative of District was placed on committee on State of the and of representative of District was made chairman of the com mittee on Districting the As the great increase of membership throughout Iowa within the year has rendered some districts too changes will he nec and as the making of these require great care in order to avoid con fusion and consequent the districting committee will ask to be ap father creep with naked fret r per They surrounded theballet Ing to prevent his and collarec in a rompromising brought him to the pavement and exposed passers To arrests hav been mad The scaadal is M the worae because tl man Is a member of the chdol has been chairman of the democratic county central committee for a nnmberf of OPP FOR County Will ICJ Cl For SDecialtoTae DES Mens Republican of Des Monies leave here several hundred the morning for They take i Iowa State band of thirty ten proprlate banners and enthusiasm wi out They leave via the railway and will be joined along road by several other republican cli The boys have been hustling all day expect to make things DISCIPLES Their Auuual Convention DES nitionatSrj convention of the Disciples of Christ vcned here The report of board of management showed an creased teal in the church for foreign missions During the year was received and In foreign lands there are connected with the church Sundayschool pupils and 575 in day This afternoon the Home Missionary adopted aa overture to the world upon the subject of church It was decided to appoint a special board to control the work of missions and eda pointed a special committee to hold over cation for one year and report at the next ses of Des was elected president for I the ensuing and Grand Garretts annual rej vice This afternoon port shows the total number of lodges and evening interesting addresses on missions were one of was by Miss Ida lately returned from She was presented with beautiful American flae for her Four Train Surprised in Tear lug Up LntEK Smith of this while walking on he track of the Turlington and Qnincy railway near surprised four nen at work engaged in loosening le informed the police but the wouldbe vreckers They were eviv dently preparing to shift the rails in rder to wreck the Utirliugtoti passenger Great excitement prevails over he discovery and it is greatly increased by the result of the coroners investiga ion into the Milwaukee and Paul wreck of which proved j that it also was accomplished by train I iow Severe Cottbt are Broken Ci 111 Mon From the Virginia City Wheu we ind a medicine we know to jossess genuine we consirer it a and we take pleasure in telling the jublic what Such a medicine we Vmnd Chamberlains Cough last I when la grippe was We are satisfied that we warded off sev eral attacks that were threatening by the use of this and we have since in a few severe and In the course of two or three entirely broken them up by its as lave several of our friends to whom we have recommended It is all that it is represented to be by the If you have a cough and want to stop it Chamberlains Cough Remedy will do the Fnr alc hv in Iowa June to be 492 num ber of a gain since July of eleven lodges and The number of Past Grands in the state is given as receipts pf grand lodge for the year and expenditures Number of brothers relieved in widowed families 10S brothers IfiS total amount paid for amount of annual invested in funds and value of real estate of the subordinate The Degree lodges show a gain during 1SS of eleven MB brothers and 242 the net total membership in Iowa of that De cember being The Grand Masters report Is full and In it he says Odd Fellowship in Iowa is a Its in crease shows the confidence which it has engendered in the minds of the peo is in nearly every town and hamlet throughout the and wherever seen is admired for what it He recomends the passage of a law allowing change of venue in trials of brothers under and some kindred legisla in the Grand The Grand Representatives re port is a very interesting one and earnestly recommends the wear ing of the three links emblem by every Odd the symbolic tent of Klilefl by lit Special to The aged about twentyfive years and a resi dent of was asphyx iated by illuminating in the James hotel of this city last He came in from Louis on the Burlington and left a call at hotel ofiice for the early train for Mon and When the bellboy tried to rouse him this morning he and an investigation of his discovered the fact that his gas jet was wide and that hn was and had been for three An inquest n seen has been held and relatives are on the way here to claim the Jovernor us it HAWKEYE Our John or Old Is about eightyEve per cent above He has made the best record of any congressman that ever went from tliis He attended to his business and also to his con stituents and he rivals all in the last congress in working for the by every patriarch and the patriarchs He leads them He has militant jewel by every It I no peer in this last How has he shows the total number of members in j ranked as a it being only the American branch of the order of Odd I his second term he outranked Fellows December to be those that have been there for ten 2UO Rebekah degree j He has not followed in the total revenue of lodges and encampments j wake of many who have gone into con last total relief i sress and come out again with this I word He is away beyond This afternoon at there was a Old Business went to con grand parade by the representatives and gress to and Speaker Reed saw members of the order followed by an adj that he had the metal in him for a good dress of welcome by Camp was a comniitteeman second mayor of Des also an adj to It has been said he waa dress of welcome by Past Grand Master the hardest worker of the of Des in behalf of the if there is a soldier in his district lodges in this A response was made that lias written to him and received no by Worihy Grand Master Longuej let him show his I want of At the to know who In the pension office gree Work of the subordinate Lodge was it appears that John Gear hasseeured exemplified before the Grand Lodge by i the following allowance f pcnsionsin all the local degree The Grand in his If all Assembly of the Daughters of Rebekj would work like John the pen ali is in session at the hall of Jonathan sion oflice would have been worked to its i fullest capacity and the pension office would have been up with their If every congressman would have got many pension claims allowed as H Gear did what a great number it would have been I know I like I know him as well as any of the public1 men and I like his John Gear has been on the most important committees of the He has no working peer in And comrades and soldiers of this IOWAS HIGH the Ail AxTfnl Lu a young farmer living near Kewanee quarreled with a bride of a few in re gard to a piantity of potatoes they should put in for Ludermeyer rew insanely seizins his Winchester shot her dead as she ran from the The murderer then put tho muzzc of the ritle to his head and blew his brains The GriNt of liecUionw front Supreme Special to The j DKS supreme j court rendered the following decisions j toilav Illinois Central i railroad OBrien re1 versed Rock Island aud Pacific railroad tolk affirmed Painter Polk i Polk Wrisht affirmed Doutrlas Woodbury affirmed Itessley Grundy I emperor has ordered that the colors of all the regi ments in Berlin be brought to the resi dence of Count Von Moltke This distinction has never before been accorded to a German TEm peror King of Grand Duke of and several princes will go in a body to Count Von Moltkes resi dence and convey the congratulations of the army and Scottish Rite supremo council of the Scottish Rite Masons to day elected several gentleman to receive the thirtythird among them Woodruff and Capt Rocka of the United States army aud James of Dakota James George Frantz and of Will Advance the Tariff on NEW a meeting of the principal officers of the different express companies which has been held in this it was decided to advance the tariff on the increase to go into effect November UrHtifyliiK to The high position attained and the universal acceptance and approval of the pleasant liquid fruit remedy Syrup of as the most excellent laxative Illustrate the value of the quali ties on which its success is based and are abundantly gratifying to the California Fig Syrup A Race Ulot In sheriff of Coffee county late last tonight called on Governor Gordon for troops to sup press a riot of negroes against the Four men are said to have bee but there are no Trylnjr to Other is reported that official inquiries are being made to ascer tain whether the goods which hitherto have been obtained from Amesica can be from other The Sixth Vlcti found the body of awoman in the ruins of the Leland hotel They are supposed to be those of Mary a This makes six victims of the rfattirwl Ala D2 ex citement prevails here over thediscovery of natural seven mllesfrom this w1 CRUEL nother Victim to the Fatal Kailway Swltch I Special to THE DES switchwan employed on the Chicago and Northwestern was terrtbly mangled this While attempt ing to make a coupling he caught his come to the one and all in solid and vote as you Yours Crushed by an Special to The HawKEyeJ Dc night yardmastcr in the Turlington and Quincy yards in this was instantly killed this morning by jumping from an engine In front of an other which knocked him down and ran over He was a prominent man in railroad circles and an old employe of the He leaves a young Special to The Bil liis foot in a switch frog and was forced j lings had a hearing before Judge Ney at I to the the wheels passing over j a late hour last He was boandj over to appear on November 3 at tho Waterloo session of court in a sum of 3500 bonds and was released on his own his left arm and His arm was crushed below the shoulder and below the wrist and His leg was mutil ated in a sickening being crushed and broken in three different j He was conscious when ex tracted from under the wheels and asked to be taken Both limbs were amputated and Mortice stood the pain bravely and without a but died at five oclock this He leaves a wife and several FEARFULLY A Terrible at Des a little village several miles west of this one of the oldest and best known found lying in his yard with his skull split open with an His pockets had been slit with a knife and all the valua bles apparently showing the motive of the assailants was large posse of citizens are searching for the lllinohv Mutual Bcnetit Associa todays meeting of the state assembly of the Farmers Mutual Benefit association the following officers were elected Presi Cicero of Bond vice i Ioe Uluiik Seriously Hurt by a Premature Kxploftloii at Special to The afternoon a horrible accident occurred ou the river j above the bridge where a force of men have been blasting and quarrying rock for the macadam ou the streets used for Two blasts had been well loaded with eiant One had S6Cretary W E Robinsonot J proceeded to J investigate He j Rondtrcasurer of J was just in the act of stooping down I over the charge when it Ing the rock high in the unatu young man being hurled upward and The horrified company of laborers rushed to the His right hand was torn almost to shreds and his face was covered with The right side of his face was also badly mnltilated and his eye The Ohio senate in session for only few minutes recess was taken to forestall a move j favor of taking up the bll to abolish the Cincinnati board of Railroad In Tageblatt says and mouth were dripping th it funds for the of rail with blood His hand will have to be I way from Pantanu East toS and he wilt probably lose the sight of both CAUGHT B7 HIS A Prominent Brooklyn Butcher ValLs In to Special to The towu has been considerably worked up over a highly flavored A noted demo cratic politician has oversteped the bounds of propriety and has brought himself and family into disgrace Tha man conducts a meat market in this place and for about a year has rented upper rooms to a This wo man has been supposed to bo strictly Mount Kiinanjara have been Bad to fool away ones precious time tn medicines wi ia without ot p medJcineof its the possessed ot positivo tlvepropertiesasto warrant it or money paid it Is Dr Ptercess Discovery blood and lunjrdfs tases it J GoIU MedaU for of the treasury awarded goTdfini to the members of Life Saving crew forherol5ramresiu ing shipwreckfrt a sne Is connected with a I StVituSchinjejjieryoii good Tho daughters of the ness and hyserU are butcher have suspected that alt was not Friday evening they saw their
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