Burlington Hawk Eye, November 1, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye

November 01, 1890

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - November 1, 1890, Burlington, Iowa SS Ti nay. THE BU KLIN GTON HAWK-EYE. *■*» t..p» JUNE, 1839.) Tariff Question Has diligently Discussed. mocratic M»jority in the ptsf*'** y He present iitiv es 9l,US< rh D«^e»ted 1>e,n' h"TJiii»«tolven,>- off*1' visit Standing Rock Agency and ascertain tho meaning and extent of the disaffection among the Indians aroused by Sitting Hull’s utterances. BURLINGTON. IOWA, SATURDAY .MORNING. NOVEMBER I. 1890. (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK there prophetic 3 j —The Ary un will IW 'jfa lengthy interview with f^etyiand on the political Cleveland says, in part: £. !n! never was a public , re never wa iare I more thoroughly and ^ or‘than the subject of lig^yr tv the democratic advo-^V.v perhaps suggest that if ^fLition on this issue is ocral!(' -here should be an im-iectoDe* l,„ Bnniiisience on the ■ rUdv acquisite on me ^) ' But the judgment o» tfceP^Va* been so trammelled •jyaieu t ^ J so clouded by pre- if fSSf to_seif-i Ute rest iud ‘"" Ton mw* v has r“" ” that ,pPSJnof tho true providence prefix-' .,, j,.vs been distorted ?°verQL rears been led to be-fESVL;Vof public affairs might *cCDj mr to their profit, not by J1’-5,51,, r,rosperitv founded on f^Stbv giving an advantage 8#e’bl; 'jt certainly true •fXuiii option ti* inter-the people must be nog-copart of the^e ‘. rf bv most arrant deception v it 'ast. however, these IS* are aroused and in spite of ^ ■ rpnresenation and delusion * them. they began to ^Our*agriclturists and others • K have been disregarded, *KlSn*ages have been accorded . • v" rft not to be much the imports by exports wore imports. The I boult of i‘?orod:eWI am confident we shall ;»-• ir tho next house of ‘ I* cannot forget how .ti reform moves which must i, rho selfish interests drenched and unscrupulously uirf overcome abuses ions suf-\ arrogantly raaintaineo. foar gains must be there    _ e against these odds 11 is “lr. possible that a complete P'tke people’s cause can be much |jWed The effective inculcate wholescm doctrine which the democratic press, the usdoa going n in every y the country, the undisguished the republican party to ,perpetuation in power through enactments which stifle the re-the people's suffrage.    Its melted* of legislation, and above positive distress daily threatened pie'; homes under the operation new and iniquitous tar.IT aw. a h not only enhances    the GOLD AND SILVER COINAGE. The Annual Report of Director General of the Mint Leech. Washington, Oct. 3t.-The annual report of Director of the Mint Hooch says the coinage of the past fiscal vear was the largest in the history of ‘ the mint, aggregating 112,bbs,OTI piece* Gold and silver bars were manufactured as follows:    Gold, 823,342,133- silver ST,Of5,358; total, 830,387,791. Gold bars wore exchanged for gold coin fret' of charge to the value of $10,357,077 The exports of    gold during year e seceded the $4,253,047. The silver $8,545,455 over tin* total amount of silver purchased during the fiscal year for the coinage of silver dollars was 30,912,111 standard ounces costing $20,899,320. From the close of the fiscal year to August 13, tin- date the new silver act went into effect, tho amount of silver purchased was 3,108,199 standard ounces, costing $3,019,420. The amount of silver bullion purchased under the act to October 31 has been 12,270.57s ounces sit & cost; of ^ 11.ous, I cs ^ tivor^t* SI.14340 per fine ounce. There was a marked improvement in the price of silver during the fiscal year. Tho director estimates that the stock of metallic money in the United States on duly I, 1890, Was:    (told, $095,503,029; silver, >403,211,919. 'The total amount of metallic and paper money in circulation, exclusive of the holdings of the treasury. on June 30, 1890, was >1,435,010,012, a per capita of $22.09, against $!,:;>•.),•! is,. 091, at the commencement of the fiscal year, an increase of $55,192,521. The number of silver dollars in circulation on •Iune 30, Is90, was .>0,278,749, again*’ 54,457,299 at the commencement of the year. The product of gold from the mines of the United States during tho calendar year 1889 was $32,800,000; silver, i>0,000,000 fine ounces, the commercial value being $40,750,000; coining value, $04,040,104. The product of mines and smelters of the United States during the same year was: Gold, 2,527,-892 troy ounces; silver, 00.230,409 troy ounces. The total purchases of silver for the coinage of silver dollars from March I, 1878, to August 12, 1890, was 323,035,-570 standard ounces, cos ing $308,199,-201, an average of >1.05- per line ounce. The net profit of earnings over the * x-penditures of the mint during the fiscal year was $9,232,929. Young George Hutchins Makes Affidavit to Certain Facts. The Democratic state Central Committee Criminally Gullty-How the Letters Were Taken—Honest Democrats Outraged. DKS of the [Special to The Hawk-Eyo.l Mom s, Get. 31. In tho matter democratic steal of letters from Vmvn,far Mccklihrou«h tho instrument ality of (.corge Hutchins prepared an affidavit cert ai illy interesting inates the democratic a question: the latter has of facts, which is reading and crim-committee beyond George Hu tell ii deposes and says: State on Iowa,) Pols. County. ( , being duly sworn ..    .    My name is George Hutchins; I was eighteen the fourth of this mouth. who took the letters from the republican state centra! committee room and deeply conscious of Some time ago. ] years old on I arn the one not no i ain ny wrong doing. ago, I cannot tell 'the date, certain persons in this city not connected with the democratic committee said to me:    “You are a fool to work for the re publican committee, why don’t you see hullerAfterwards I wrote' to ?>*r. Fuller and signed I’. G. Williamson as my name. I offered if ’ wa-paid to get pipers from the republican e through ant to Guess. The ’n is between between us He said e and place, fair aud he He said he and signed This I got window dill. W illiamson. I wrote under the same name and “I cannot meet you at n my room o’clock ilp's house and jail. Iowa Fall, the next town in population In this county to Eldora, has had a very strong desire to become the county capital, and in their endeavor to defeat the tax offered to erect a court house and jail without cost to the county, provided the county seat was permanently located at Iowa Falls. Eldora, then, not to be outdone, donated to the county her public park, worth 820,000, and her citizens subscribed $35,000 for the erection of a court house, and asked the county t > use >30,000 surplus in the treasury, thus doing away with any tax or bonds. At thie Iowa Falls again became excited and presented a petition to the voters of the county, asking for a vote for a relocation of tho county seat at Iowa Falls. Eldora immediately followed with a remonstrance, and obtained fully two-thirds majority of all the voters of the county, completely snowing the Falls under. The controversy has become so exciting between the two towns, and the feeling has become so bittor that the situation resembles a miniature Iiatfield-MeCoy feud. Election day will put an end to tho strife, and the result, which will be very close, is eagerly looked fur. FLOCKING TO FLICK. A MID-OCEAN HORROR. The Spanish Vessel Vizcaya Run Down by a Stranger. leprosy which is a mild form of the disease. The man who is suffering from the disease is a Swede named duo. Anderson. It was decided to send him to the county alms house at Lime, Pennsylvania, where he will be confined in a separate building until death relieves him. WILL STRIKE IN 1892. AN ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE The Republican Congressional Committee Reviews the Situation. Ii«»tIi Ship* Sink. Carrying Down Nearly Eighty People — Thrilling Experiences of the Survivor* Who are Rescued by the Humboldt. Of 5StO bbioaticns. .He, no: the necessities of ! the extortion^ of trusts makes certain the of freer, better times and the 4-icy of true democracy. What-e near result may be. I am not at id that the zeal of the party will tea: discouragement will in the unpen its ardor or lessen its agenes?. The democratic party is united and has planted itself socratic principles. It will not nacred cause, but will conine warfare until it achieves comite party that Knew no raeraet:: in w:il not waver Win TI ARE 62.480.540. A SENSATION IN CLOTHING. The Fit !)) of Leopold Brothers Go to tii-* Wall in Chicago Clin ago, Oct. 31.—A sensu:ion wa-caused in the clothing trade to-day by the failure of the firm of Leopold Brothers A Co., manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in clothing, one of iii" oldest firms in the city. Twenty-six confessions of judgment are entered up against the firm in the superior court for sums aggregating $149,OOH. The failure wa* foreseen only by tho members of the firm and the collapse came like a thunderbolt to the trade. None of the creditors are Chicago people. Many of the creditor are comparatively small tradesmen in other cities and all these have been provided for. The firm's solicitor says:    A    member    of the firm es timates the liabilities at $325,(inn, fully covered by the assets. Henry Leopold, i the strining of WlMioa of the I nited suites us Shown by the Census Bureau. •«h!\-(.tox. Oct. 31.—The populate th* rutted Mates a- shown by cs bulletin issued to-day is 02,- the senior member of the firm say: failure is due to the momentary gency, the dull trade arui the -irr-too large a line of open accounts. sheriff has taken possession of the but Leopold thinks bison ditors wi; sent to an arrangement for h - re tion of business. The St.* >C k I conium p- These figure' are exclusive of ii the Indian territory and In-mi reservation-. In I-si) the pop-:wa>'•    . The increase of ten years is 12.324,757, the per 'A.57. In UTO the population ed as 38,55 $371. According to jure; the increase between I *70 1 was 11,597,412. and the per cent--. The bulletin says:    “If these were derived from correct data, diction in the rate of increase in :e if the enormous immigration the past ten years would treat diminution in fecundity tuition or a corr- sponding se in the death rate. These s are, however, easily explained stated the census of 1870 was decent in the southern states, : so as n <* only to give an exert rate of increase in the popula-;s~(. an(j I WSO i n those it to affect very materially the ‘Crease in the country at large. tiSSiODs, the bulletin says, were Hum the control of the census The census of 1870 was taken a :a* which Superintendent *rcharacterized as “clumsy, anti-iud barbarous.’' The census ■utl no power over its enumerators. to these omissions the supered the tenth census said ! rePoru in relation to South follows as a con-■}■'■ fie night > authority, either uf’ cen-:.s of >70 was grossly de-^ regard to the whole of the ■'.j'j..it1 considerable parts thereof, 10 I4? ’ao '’sr.sus of 1 ss() was fraud- _‘bo*?, therefore, w’h'> believe in land honesty of the tenth J 't wa- thoroughly estab-‘*Gcepr tho other alternative, w: the ninth census was •■J(selective.” What was true of ‘ ;uma was a.-o true in a greater "[■ ajj the southern states, ■y* w' 'r'.a * likability amounted .^ u‘ai* ’-500,000. omitting from J11. e s*ates in which the c,..‘    '•* known, or presumed to rate °‘ ‘^crease between ' J1 the remaining states has g warn maintained it. the de-een i’*9i and 1890. :h- hennepincanal. •' tommenced on the Rock River Dam Next Spring. 'S!eS0ci':;1'~CaPtain W. M. HRr-XrTv ln charge of the work letted a'"!    Hennepin canal,    has SL\ ep0rt    10    the js'j,    views on f ^S]Ssc^l2iai‘s f,,r ixorkv*--' k jroP°'9i> to carry out has*:; "i, e’ssued soon by the de-,'om*na apPr°Priation of $500,- ^Sero,vhMvotk"in s    f    1ffock rivpr dam. *    to    be begun in    the FIRE AT JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS. A Railroad Round House and Two Locomotive* Burned. Jacksonville, 111., Oct. 31.—A di>as trous fire occurred her*’ this morning at the repair shop' of the J. S. Iff. ran way system. It originated from ti of an oil lamp in the route about four o’clock, and tho I rapidly. The round house burned to the ground, and is rooms. Mr. Fuller wrote the mail and said he did trust the mails with this I best way would be to do ourselves and evt rythh.g would be strictly confidential. he would meet me at any tin I said that Ids way would be said he hoped it would would do the fair thing by ic his name. C. I). Fuller, from the general delivery reeled to F. him in reply he answered: the time asked, but will be 35, Savory house, at three afternoon. [Signed, j C. I). Fuller.” I met Mr. Fuller iii hi- roo.ni a- sn gen ■•ted by him. This was the nay before Reed 'poke at Waterloo. Du the following day I sent a boy with a note to Mr. Fuller and he sent me $25, saying he enclosed >25 and hoped all would b ■ O. Iv. and to let him know if i received the money. J sent the note written on a bit of paper I torc off the corner of his letter Acknowledging the receipt of the money. Mr. Fuller asked me for any letters in connection with the first, third, fourth, fifth, eighth, ninth, and tenth congressional districts, copies of all circulars, list of railway employes, county committee* arui doubtful voters and to ask Mr. Mack in an offhand way what he considered doubtful districts. That day I showed Fuller a campaign book in which was pasted some circulars. I gave him some letters, he made no copy of the circulars. I went info the republican comm blee rooms, got the letter file of the fifth district and from it Tom Lee, the democratic secretary, took several letters. This was in his room at the Savory House, No. (is. I tried to see Mr. Fuller that night in tho opera house but failed. I was under the influence of liquor then. Neither Mr. Fuller or Mr. Lee were with me on ibis night I vent aione in a hack. On Monday night I wen’ to the republican rooms again. This time Mr. Lee and Mr. Fuller met with me ii. a hack but neither got out. No one went up the stairs but me. I got the letter files from the fifth and ninth district and took them into the hack in which were Mr. Fuller and Mr. Lee. We started from the Savory house, Mr. Leo brought a great bottle of whisky with him when ' Im gut in the hack and cave me some and I drank it, so did Mr. Fuller but Mr. Lee did not, -avine he preferred water with his. We took the files up into Mr. Lee'' room, No. ■ > Savory hou>o, aud Fuller lo .ked over the fifth district, and Democrats of the Kighlli Distr), t DcM it-• •u; Anilrrmoi. [Special to The Hawk-EyoJ Creston, la., Get. 31.—Two republican rallys were held here to-day, the most enthusiastic of the campaign. Congressman Flick, who addressed both meetings was received with cheers by the largest audit noes that have ever been gathered at political meetings here. Tile farmers are coming in from ail directions. The political sky look' dark for the democratic r •andidate. Many nd are docking to A. IL Anderson, Farmer's Alliance his staunchest supporters the support of Flick. BEE MEN ADJOURN. Officers Elected and the Next Blare of .Meeting Chosen. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.; Keokuk, la, Get 31.—The International Bee-Keepers' Association eh-cd their twenty-first annual session today. Reports by th; secretary and treasurer showed t’no association to be in a nourishing condition with ag od outlook. Tho following officers were elected for the ensuing year:    I*, ii. Elwood, of Starkville. New York, president; Eugene Secor,of Forest City, Iowa, vice-president;!. P. Dadant, of Hamilton. Illino:.-. ! secretary. Earnest R. Root, of Medina ! Ohio, treasurer. F. C. Mud), of ( im nano, (>.. read an exec * ut pap* r on tie question:    “In    an ap*ary run : r hon. y only art* Italians or hybreds pre ft ; rableV The afterturn was taken up with papers and discussions by various delegates. Vv. F. Clarke, of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. delivered a highly interesting discourse on “the International Hee Agouti ion, its past ain* future.” Albany, New York, was chosen tis the 1 . vt place of holding tile convention. The town State Farmers' Alliance. Dr- Moink-. Ort. 31.—The state convention of the Farmer's Alliance adjourned to-day to meet at Sioux City next year. Most of the session to-day was devoted to the revision of the eon'tltution: but few changes were made. The e*;ab-lishrnent of an official newspaper was left to the executive committee for submission to local alliances. A business agent was added to the list of officers, and the secretary dropped from the exertive committee. A donation of $200.00 was made to the alliance sufferers ii; Oklahoma and an appeal to local alliance-for relief for sufferers in other states. The non-partisan feature of the constitution was unchanged. ie explosion I house at laze spread itself was a total loss. Luckily only four locomotives were i; the structure at the time, ami tw-, of them were gotten e t without damage. The other two ar*- rend-*red cm ' The loss is $10,000.__ MAYOR MOSBY SUSTAINED. Mr. lent to, h d rat and the do w tim goo -.elf Hie the ob ol not the action : ii ■ w 8 :>f the Ohio Supreme Court Decide* A gainst die Ousted Cincinnati Olf.cUl*. Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 31.—'The supreme court to-day decided against members of the Cincinnati board of J lie improvements. In the judginen' the court, the petition below does make a case for an injunction, andrite application was, therefore, denied. The court will hand down an opinion later. Cl NTT NX ATI, Oct. 31 —The now board of city officers was sworn into office this afternoon upon the receipt of from Columbus about ti; supreme court. ____ Want* New York (Tty Recounted. Albany. Get. 31.—Governor II iii lias written to Secretary Noble, asking for a new enumeration of New A ct k ' Byways the alleged difference of deed thousand names will make ence to the state of at least on< of congress in and a vote In the further says the secretary's confidence in the thoroughness of the federal censu* i> not shared by the people o City. Ile says all tin republican partisans political service politieal - the ninth and each took some from the files. Mr. Lee told me myself to the whiskey and we all I left the room after a while the ladies little parlor in Mr. Lee brought tile tile* I said:    “Some night we > out and -re the town in I took the tiles back my-Mr. Fuller or Mr. Lee me. After I got to go back with the files, 10 the hack and handed cannot tell exactly how I have received from Mr. r and Mr. Lee but I think between and $70., besides the $15. > mentioned. Mr. Lee gave $1. at ime and -5.on a another. AU the was given by Fuller. (Here waited in hotel and 1 to me an • will go shape.’' neither going with into the hat Mr. Lee came me >15.00. I much mon Fulh $60. abox one t rest RAILROAD MATTERS. Uliarle* Frunci* Adam* Discu**e* Hic Proponed Rate Revision. Cm* voo, Oft. 31.—President Charles Francis Adams, of the Union Pacific railroad, speaking to-day of the proposed revision of rate- which ha- aroused the antagonism of some of the eastern connections of the Union Pacific -aid it is a matter simply between his road and the Chieaco and Northwestern. He h;*.' no apprehension that the other line* in the long run will decline to participate in the traffic on the -ame term- with the Northwestern. He wa- inclined to think the talk was gotten tip more for Wall Street than el-evvhere. The Union Pacific has sustained a great los- of traffic and income of late because of the fact that eastern machine shop- are so crowded they cannot till orders for new equipments. Had the road been able to secure motive power and equipment ordered -ix months ago it would have earned, in October, upwards of >5,OOO,duo instead of $4,OOO,(KXI. The traffic ready for it to handle to-day i- thirty per cent in excess of the capacity. He two iiun-a differ-member he next apportionment electoral college. H>‘ mtary's confidence tv-.o federal census New York enumerators were appointed for past and that it was to their interest that their party should I Did * secretary of the subject and These plans of a dam on '-'■SHINO ^Partuieni Oct. of ilin Platte. 51.—In hi* annual of the arn>y 5 Brook? D'atte Steadier 1 oruoifs ■kl aai-ow e0®raanding, says the ’ "•UkA 'j during the year billing of the Si:1*3 aw re, ik r^rilar fO '■<* off in ,pi r1-' ■    1    here    has been hy courl martial, ■ '‘’-Tays.\ ?arr's&n. but, General ^early V' ,IKPossible redetermine arrect-,*^ wkether °r not it is . } behalf *•' f'T’ity of the authori- j f!>„.    1    On I men or a nor- to service. be Hie benificiary of their labor. Grant Locomot ive Work*’ Title Confirmed. Chicago, Oct. 31.-Tho suit of Mrs Hetty Green, of New York, to se. as d< the sale to the Grant Locomotive Work., of Paterson, New Jersey, o> tie*- "• ion of land in Cicero, just outside of the cia limits, for which she received • • .    ’ was decided against her to day in n« preme court at Ottawa, IUinou it had been taken. The Grant Locomotive Works to the land wa. confirmed. ________________ Colonial Cabinet Member* Resign- MILBOURNE, Oct. 31.-The action of the, colonial parliament *t-adopting the vote of a wan’t orconh_ donee in the government is due> tc a -cession from the government suppor. _ of members of the labor pa>.a-members of Hie colonial cabinet ha signed in consequence. Democratic Mas* Meeting at Ab»iig<*»n [Special to The Hawk-Ere.1 111., Oct. 31.-0. A. ^lithe democratic nominee ll me Tenth congressional dtstrict, t u. Hon. J. W-Hunterand A- F. McK^han, of Yates City, addressed a larg meeting in the Opera house Im 1    '    JsS_ They spoke this afternoon a*- --    1 tine.     - Its Excellent (Jnalltie* Command to public apptoval t.-o fornia liquid fruit remedy bynip o^ I tis pleasing to the eye, and to the^e and by acting gently onsystem liver and bowels, it c eau « *    health effectually, thereby promoting th* ■ • • and comfort of all who n-e it. Aimnodon, son, of Peoria, of the to which title of the Cali* Figs. I have md is I infiu-after-Uulle’s TX o’clock success he To but to let If no other that way. was en- Hutchin- -tate- he wrote several^ letters to Fuller, a-king for money, offered to take check- etc., also a - to one letter sent bv the hackman. Also all letters save one written by Feller, j I hear it has been stated that I said to Mr. Lee anti Mr. Fuller they could take my key and go up to the republican room- and take anything there was there. no recollection o* any -in n tiling did say it 1 was under tin cnee of liquor. On Tuesday noon last, I went to Mr. room in the democratic central committee headquarters and told bim I bad confessed all to my father and that the republican committee knew a1’ about it and that my parents were in great distress, and I wanted him to give me the letters. He said he he would do all he could to stop anything further being said and told me to call again at and ho would tell me what had He gave me all the letters he said he had and I took them home and gave them to my mother. I called a*, six o’clock and he said he had been to see Mr Slivers and Mr. Stivers thought it was pretty rough, but agreed to publish no more if I would agree to let birne say they were furnished by a republican who had access to tho committee rooms this I -aid I could not agree to me off as easy as possible, way he could let it go During the time I ffaecd in this work for air. Fuller and Mr. Lee by wrong-doing on was pressed for money claimed he knew bcd me for One something fess to my sorry for it. my part, party who Vomit the transaction pi money, ami I had to (rot it (tom Mf;O *-1 „ UUD* led me to make frequent. 1 r »1n.yo„ Mr. Fuller I ooh-great wrong and feel \er> Signed.J GKOBBE III'TC HINS. ber. by Goorgo Hutchins.^ |uum(Ni Notary Public iu and for Polk County, Iowa. lly this it Plainly appears democratic state t the soup and their actions in this manor. rad cd arc c that the Mtral committee is in •riminally liable for All over the ^,,    „r0    awakening    to    the «*» fi'we jnd dosradcd method* of contemptible iUdomib.ttce #ud elcctlon —George board a UlSijiv,,    Funeral, w,'-'(’Tux, r> r r.Hr» ' ()(‘“ 31.—The 3Bterwor;, H'. fwhose 111 arriage to antickoccurred took    dcat’o    occurred ^i!r^^!lrnornin^- SittlnK Hun. W^’ ii f1 ~'The acting Sec-betail a - lI!Structed General trustworthy officer to Parking Houxe Rate* Redo' * '. Gct 3i,—Theanuounce- Bi k ' xsas Clit, ■■ ■■    ,    to    on merit was made to-day that t , ^ ^ ' packing house product- from souri river to the seaboard wv fourteen cents tinder the. regma meet similar reduction ailegei been made out of Chicago. the Mis fill be reduced rate to SfviaLWu a.». Z »wUr»hT'peipl. WU, say on the matter. Fell Tlirou Fort Dodge, la., Alai ma, whl!ef a1, trough the Des Moines freight train’?Vednesday. The river bridge a* Ka    ciou8    aud he “LToffouud untn the next. m^alM- His injuries^fatal.- An BxciUcounty seat {tics at a.    their    last meeting sub- of supervisor.    t    tho voters of the nutted a    tax    for    a period county to lex ‘ purp0se of bonding ten years for toe p^ crect a c0Urt The Quincy ami Ive«)kuk Road. Nauvoo, iii. Oct. 31.—On Wednesday I and Thursday of last week President , Arnold, of the Q., K. A C. R. IL, accom- i panied by Captain Halstead, right of j way agent; W. I*. Clark, an expert civil , engineer of Chicago, and Mr. Tracy, of | Ft. Madison, surveyed th • proposed ; route between Niota and thi- city. Be- ■ tween Niota and Mormon Springs they J found the route very rough and not at all | very encouraging, but from the springs ! to this city, a distance of about four or five miles, tho route was very encouraging. and they were very much impressed with it and the beautiful scenery. The Alton Retune* the Proposition, Chic ago, Oct. 31.—The Alton ha refused the proposition of the other road-in the Western Freight Association to establish a compromise rate on hogs and packing house products. The matter went over until to-morrow. It is charged that the Alton is acting in the interest of the Kansas City packers. The proposed reduction in the hog trade would not effect that, point much, but would result to serious detriment of Iowa and other Missouri river packing points. The Report Denied. Baltimore, Oct. 31.—The 'tory printed in Chicago to-day to the effect that negotiations are in progress looking to an agreement between the Northern Pacific and the Baltimore and Ohio which, if consummated, would amount to a practical consolidation of the two systems, thus forming a great transcontinental route, which has long been Henry Viilard’s hobby, is declared by the Baltimore and Ohio magnates to be without the -lightest foundation. They say it. ad arew out of the fact that the president, mayor and some of the directors o* the Baltimore and Ohio accepted an invitation of the Northern Pacific while they were in Chicago to take an excursion up j to St. Paul and Duluth. Drowned During :i Stovin. St. .Johns, N. II., Oct. 31.-During a terrible storm here yesterday Fred. Mur-dee, aged thirteen, was lifted up from the wharf by the wind and blown into the water. Fred. Young, aged seventeen, seizing a life buoy, jumped in and held Murdee up for some time, when the life line parted and both were drown in the sight of a largo crowd, which was unable to render any aissistance. New York, Oct 31.—Tho report is brought in by the steamer Humboldt, which arrived to-day from Brazil, that the Spanish steamer Vizcays, which sailed from here yesterday, when off Par-negata, was run into by an unknown schooner and the captain and all the crew were lost. Boti! vessels were sunk. The fate of the crew of the schooner is unknown. The chief officer, second officer, surgeon, one engineer and eight of the crew of the steamer were picked up. 80 far as known these are the only persons out of tile crew and passenger list of <“ghty-six of the Vizcaya and the crew of the unknown schooner that have been saved. It is feared ail the others are lost and that tho list will number up to eighty if not more. Details are meagre. The Vizcaya left New York yesterday afternoon for Havana with nine regular passengers and a crew of seventy-seven. It is thought there were some others on board not on the list. At half-past eight Thursday evening a large four-masted schooner tune in sight and immediately bore down on the steamer, striking on the st.ar-board bunkers, carrying away the bridge aud captains’ cabin, and instantly killed seven inmates. Later both vessels had sun!-: and the passengers and crews were struggling in the water. The steamer was a staunch vessel and Captain Cli nill was one of tile most trusted employes of the line. One of the passengers, not on the regular list was Juan Pedro, a Cuban millionaire and a director in the steamship line. The other passengers on boa'd a- far as learned were M. A. Caivo wife, son and maid; Mr. Peirr and three children, A. Ruiz, ,lo-e Acaibasi, Ramon Alvarezi, .Juan F. Hedm&nsi, Oscar Ulanar, Luigi Pellion. Jo'O Garcia. Surgeon Rico says at the time of the collision he was in the cabin talking to Mrs. Calvo, suddenly carne an awful -hock and the steamer roiled well over on her port. Everybody in the cabin wa' thrown down and immediately a scene of the wildest confusion ensued. Mrs. Cal vo begged mo to save her son and I w. ut up on deck to find him. There a terrible -cene met my eyes. The bridge, deck house and fore rigging were all torn away. There was a great gash in the starboard side just abaft the coal bunkers, and through this the water was rushing. Close by tin- on the star-board beam was a four-ma-ted schooner with her bow-sprit and fore-rigging gone and her beam stove in. Men were running about wildly on our deck shouting all kinds of orders and I remember seeing the crew of the schooner doing the same on their vessel. The next thing I knew the water was washing over our decks. With a wild idea of -axing ourselves several of us clambered up tho port fore-rigging. Down went the steamer and up we climbed. We reached fur the top gallant yard and just then the hull reached bottom. This left ii' just above the surface of the water but each swell dashed over our limbs. Twelve survivers were there. Some of our cit w tried to reach the schooner but she went, to the bottom almost as quickly a-the Vizcaya and as far as we could see there was not a sail in sight. One of the men in the yard -aid while diming the rigging lie had seen a boat lowered from the schooner and seven men gct in and row away but we could not see anything of it, although it was a bright moonlight night. Then, in hope of attracting attention, we cut tarred ropes on the yard and, lighting them, swung them in the air, t ut in vain. All through the long night we clung to that yard, growing colder and -tiff‘*r each hour. Toward daybreak one of the men thought he heard a steamer passing and we all shouted as loud as we could. Then a boat made its appearance and we were taken on board Hie Humboldt. We eould not have lasted much longer.” The collision is inexplicable in view of j the statement of Dr. Rico that the night j was bright moonlight and the sea smooth. A dispatch from Lewes, Delaware, tonight says the tug Hercules arrived this evening and reports that the schooner was the Cornelius Hargraves. Ten men from the Hargraves and seven from the Vizcaya were picked up by the schooner Sarah L. Davis and transferred to tile Hercules. The latter proceeded for the wreck to render assistance but at midnight met the tug Butler which had been to the scene and found both vessels sunk and all hands gone. They picked up the body of a woman. The survivors report nearly a hundred people were clinging to the wreck at one time. The schooner Hargrave- cleared from Lewes oetober 27 with coal for Fall River. Ma—achu- Telegrapher* Arranging to Bult Work on Pr«**i<lentiul Flection Day. New York, Oct. 31.—It is rumored, that the operators of the Western Union ! Telegraph company intend to strike on election day in 1892. The men are -aid j to have already organized throughout \ the west, and several well-known operators said this morning that the men in i New York are prepared to go on -trike I at a moment’s notice. The men think j that by going out on a presidential election day they will prevent the company i from getting other operators to take j their places. The operators, it is said, j expect to persuade the clerks and tues- ) sengers to go out with them, as well a- I all of the railroad operators. It has been | said that the press operators will also go out, but the experienced men -ay that i- ' not likely. The objects of the strike are j to make the company pay by the hour, instead of by the day, and to establish the j claim of the women operators that they should receive the saute pay a- the men. | The hour system of payment would increase the salaric' of the good men and J lower those of the poor ones. The in- J ferior operators, however, will tie in- I dernnified from loss by a monthly fund 1 to be raised by contribution'. The lead- I ing operator- say that the rn en would j stand a better chance now than they did : In 18^3, as they have more money and have selected a better time of the year. They have also, it ' -aid. taken step-to effectually guard against traitors. Those who betrayed their comrade* in 1883 will be admitted into the organiza- 1 tion, but will be excluded from all com- j s of trust. known operators were j that they knew nothing J the proposed -trike in , think it po—ible that ! A Brilliant Outlook for Next Tae»<l»y’» Flection — Democrat* Boatful at Kir*t Now Oa*|iing with Fright How Will You Voter tedl you what help* me wonderfully. That’* my note-book*. I’ve got. I suppose, a half-score with me when I travel. I clip freely from all exchanges too. Any brilliant saying that I hear I jot it down— on the street, at the dinner-table, anywhere, and everywhere. The-e I brid useful on dry day-. For I have my dry day- UH), I mean day* when it is almost impossible for me to think of anything. Then I refer to my note-book-arid scrapbooks, and of the abundant harvest reaped on good day- I glean the substance. mittes and place Several well seen. They said definite about t 1892, but did not the men could get Tuesday next, a- it VV. (’. Humeston dent of the West said:    “The men strike for. I do nu ready to strike on was reported. gen -rai -uperinten-■rn F nion company, have no demands to think there i- unv truth in rumor.' ESCAPED FROM SIBERIA. Arrival at S.ouHoii of >1. Kelchoshy, a I'rigoner for I ourtecn Year*. London, Oct.. 31.—There ha- arrived j in thi- city a young Russian, named j Kelcho-ky, who made his escape from Siberia after having been imprisoned in that country for fourteen year-. When he was but eighteen year* of ace he wa- ; arrested in Vitna on suspicion of having ! revolutionary document- in hi- posses- I sion, and of being identified with a ! conspiracy of the time. Many hardships aud peril- attended his flight from Siberia. Fear that by so doing he may endanger the safety of comrade- left behind will restrain Kelcho-ky from at present publishing Iii- narrative of his exile and escape. Ho represents the exile- a- 'deriving much encouragement from the expressions of sympathy with them in their -ad fate by the people cf the United States, arid asserts that tin* Russian authorities an* much disturbed by tb>* same cause. The O'Hciiil Missnujer. of St. Petersburg, stated recently that the reports circulating iii Russia to the effect that American- and others were severely commenting on the management of Rh— sian prison- were mere invention- "f the nihilist-. According to M. Kelcho-ky two exiles, named respectively Pesheke-roy and Makarento. who were arrested at Ou-hour. have been sentenced to solitary confinement, pending official investigation. The men ar** charged with having in their keeping certain elipping-from American newspapers bearing upon th** feeling existing in that country because of the alleged cruel treatment by Russia of hei lea prisoners in S I ' ria. THE POPE LOSES A FORTUNE. AN INTERESTING CASE. THC Leavenworth Time* Sue* Postmaster Ritchie for Excluding It* Mail Kdition. Leavenworth, Kan., Oct. 31.—The postmaster again threw out the mail Aition of the Leavenworth Times because it reprinted the list of the Catholic fair raffles. His action has been sustained by the postmaster general and the Times lias tiled a suit against Postmaster Ritchie for $10,000 damages making the claim that no law can forbid an American newspaper printing the news. WELL DESERVED FATES. A Will Bequeathing 5,OOO.OOO Lire to the j Vatican Cannot Re Found London*, Oct. 3!.—A -hurt time ago J Signora Aldimin! Moi-, a very wealthy j Italian lady, died, leaving, according to i her own promise- and the testimony of I person- who witnes-ed lier will. 5,(Mio.OOO J lire to the pope. Her relative-arid other j presumable legatees were prepared to ! hear the will read bequeathing this large I sum to the pontiff, knowing the \ wishes of the dead 'ady, but I no will was forthcoming and j diligent -earch for it since ha- been fruit- j Ie--. Iii the absence of the will the en- i tire estate revert- to tile state arid it i- j freely charged that the document ha- | been stolen bv persons acting for the I crown in order to deprive the pope of hi-legaey. The affair ha- created a great j deal of excitement and will probably be j heard of in th*' courts. The persons who | witnessed th** will are ready to testify ; that they were made aware of tile con- I tents of the document befur* signing it. 1 [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Washington, Oct. 31.—Tho republican congressional committee ha- issued the following address: “The republican congressional committee desire- to say a word or two to the people, and more especially to those who believe generally in republican principles concerning the elections for members of the fifty-second congress which will occur next Tue-day. This has been an extraordinary campaign. When it began the democratic leaders were overflowing with confidence. They boasted that their majority would be at least one hundred. This confidence only rested on altogether flmsy grounds. There were twenty-six district- in the south in which the republican party had a clear majority of from one to ten thousand; bul over the electorial machinery the democracy held absolute control. From each of these di'trict- the democratic managers expected to return democratic congressmen by a process which can only be properly described a- a downright steal. Recent gerrymander- in which Kentucky, Tennessee, Maryland and Indiana were relied upon a- a second -ource of illicit gain. In the-e -tate- the boundary lines of nineteen districts had been so altered as to wipe out republican majorities and create democratic majorities in their stead. Thus from forty-five districts properly republican our opponents calculate to extract by theft and sharp practice forty-five democratic representative-. Their -(heme rendered voting superfluous and the popular will impotent. These were the chief Nature- of their campaign. Supplementary to then, however, wa- another not less .nfamous. It was a grand conspiracy to raise the values of all the neces-arie- of life and to charge that inflation to the new republican tariff bill. In order to enjoy the spoils of office they undertook to create a condition of the market whereby the people would uo -hainelessly -windled out of hundred- of thousand- of dollar-. Thi- conspiracy ha- failed and it' failure has doomed the democratic party to defeat in next Tuesday- elections. The manufacturers and merchant- of America were too wise and too honest for the -ake of tem-dorary gain- to allow them-elve- to serve as the tool of th*- democratic party in inflicting upon the people such a coilosal outrage. It - the reaction against thi-conspiracy that has confirmed to the republican party its title to public confidence. The people have found that the democracy, through its various agent-on the stum and in the public press, wa-lying to them about the new tariff bill, it- provision- and it- effects, and they have been studying the bill for ihem-selve-. They have found that tho prin- I ciples which governed it- construction i are those, and those only, to winch th*; country i- indebted for the unparalleled prosperity it ha- enjoyed since the war. They have found that the new law simply extends these principles to industries which they have not heretofore applied, withdrawing from the dutiable list practically everything that we ( annot largely produce with our own resource-. The j people have discovered that the new law ; i* not going to ' arise a rise of prices or any bii'ine-s disturbance and they perceive that it is going to create larger and better markets for our farmers to build up many industries to give emp’eyment to thousands of workmen now idle or insufficiently occupied and to maintain th** present high rate of American wages. We urge the people to consider carefully the significance of a vote next Tuesday in favor of a democratic candidate for emigre-- above everything else, it will mean that the man who cast- it wishes SPORTING NEWS. En I rte* for th* R»««*> at Independence, Iowa. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] In dependence, Iowa. Oct. kl. —Following is a list of the horses that have mitered the ’30 list in match races, and standard breeder- stakes Hampshire ........... Jim Star (Juhl)....... Nellie T (Godfrey    ..... Sunset Patch eon Day, Kaiser (I>ay5........... Gov. St. John (KiUman) ..... Mikly Tomlinson]........... Kinir It* x McHenry John E (Terbiidh) Johnny Hoggs (Robinson Passenger (Johnson) Minnie Whit* stone (Peterson; Alto (Van Natta Atxiallah Wilkes (Rennet Kobt Hyadick (Clark) Roslyn .............. Greenbush Star (Nelson Union Medium (Turney Ethel Mack (McHenry Kintr Sprague (McDonald Harold Jr -tatoo . ... TIMK. .. 2.0* »> "frv; .. 2.’i8 2.27fc . . ‘J gfll 2.26U . 2.ap \ . a.aeq .. gam .. I-nu .. 'I JVA* . . 2.gOV. .. 2.255*. 2.2fi .. 2.29 2 29! a . . 2.28->4 ny. Tr*-(fo ( Iowa Smith, 2.28 V. Wilkie Kus*e)l (Clark . ...... :\:\l Lit* rot (Turn* r 2 2‘L ixia I) (Shepherd).. ...... ____2.29'C Flaxnioth (biwa Smith ........ .... 2.29"*4 < trnna -prague Germond . 2.2RV • M s* Cleveland (NcManu- 2.28 U tuber McKesson) . .. ^ Mas*' >it McHenry; — • ■- - >' ■ i Prince Hogarth -an'l'T- J 2^4 Cheif Medium (Brown Good Bye Clark ... *2.2& Ashland Prince -urea. Arcadian (Bruce) ....... ..... 2 23W Satrap Bu lusty;........... 2.29*» Blanch Grant Met Jot ■ 2.25'4 To frat. Hor;#. Ti lap. 2.22 . . Robert By sd * k Clark .....2.20}.. 2 1944 Sightings';* McHenry ......2.I-A4 2 2-44- .......Embassy (Johnson 2 2U'-4 2 2U .. .... St. Valentin*- (Brown .2.20 2.2144. Maud N*-iT Frank-: 2 21 >4 HP* ......\my Lee McHenry Mig.- Cleveland McManus •I an . ..Brown Cedar (Baldwin 2.'2*‘t 2.19 .. .... Combination Harri- ...MHW 2. SWH ......Omit- Sprague G:t>b- 2.28 2.22 ....... Alfr*-d G. (Brown .2.20V* 2.29U. Aquarius Whitney ..... .’.ga 2.2»'L .otto VV. McDonald . . 2.25 2 29V .........Ca-n Pixley .....2.27V* 2 --A .Tangent (McHenry 2 DV* 2 'N Vt Chief .M**diuTi! 'Brown ...., .ii. 2.20V*. .Nightingale McHenry ......- 2.274*). Aubrey Mc Henry a 150*. .Allerton (Williams AH *# ‘XV. ....Blanche Grant Micker ......2.25*4 2.WF4 Wilkie Russes! * ark 2 nu To ll Ojo... 2.30 . Deil March McHenry ......2.20 2.15 - Belle Hamlin and Juistiuo Harn- Un)............................ 2 !•>' ; 2 GV* Bdl*- Hamlin and Juistino H ara- lin)............................. ......2 la With to-morrow's re-uit- th* • list wi ii be complete. First Race—Two-year-olds Gig:: *• to the 2:30 class: Alex. ti in. Jon* - ...........   I    2    I Canary Bird, t> n ii. Williams ........2    I Primus, eh g. (Clark —..........I * •» 2 Time. 2:29, 2: D. 2: i>4$, 2. tV»4. Second Race—To beat 2:22 .. Ethe’ Y Moore!; time, 2:20. Third Race—To beal 2:2.•, Ut. :. Medium (Turney*: time, 2:25 .• Standard Breeder-' stake' Edna W ■McHenry. 2:29; Dick Dimple Robinson». 2:30; Lambert!ne Miller ,2:27';. Allerton was sent to beat his record of 2:14. Th** thermometer registered th*; freezing point. Nevertheless, a grana mile wa* trotted without a -kip in 2:14. He will start again to-morrow if in good condition. Attorney. Jr. AV. A. N cola-. J Joliet , was sent a mil** to beath:- record of 2:1 *, and made it in 2:16. C. W. Williams ha' purchased of M. E. McHenry his undivided interest in th-Elmhurst stock farm. This include- sixteen head, among them Judge Ryder. 2:2- 4: Mary Marsha”. 2:17; Fiosie ti. 2:18 u . another season tariff legislation, an an** McKinley Bill Effect* Cuha. Madrid, Oct. 31.—Cuban advises re j port the McKinley law has already had , an effect iii Cuba. Forty smaller tobacco j factories have been closed and a large j number of operatives are idle. Premier i Del Ca'tillo announced at council minis- j tors, there is reason to hope President j Harrison would agree to modify the tariff 1 in favor of Cuba and in view of the bos j pitality to the tariff that was beginning j to grow in America. The premier : thought Spain would not find ’ difficult to negotiate a new treaty. Eleven Life-Saver* Lo'** Their Live*. Berlin. Oct. SU—Eleven German lifeboat men were drowned to-day while trying to relieve the crew of a British vessel wrecked off Slesvig. American Secular Union Iii Session. Portsmouth, O., Oct. 31.—J he American Secular Union began its annual congress to-day. ____ fourteenth ?Uo coLty (or 600,000 Tile Engineers Adjourn. Pittsburg, Oct. 31.—The engineer-held their final session to-day and adjourned. ______ Horsfofd’s Acid Phosphate. Beware of imitations. Three itlack Ravisher* Lynched hy Moi**. Dalton, Ga., Oct. 31.—Two negroes who brutally assaulted and murdered Miss Baker, in Barlow county, were taken from the officers last night by a mob and lynched. Macon, Ga., Oct. 21.—Near Valdosta yesterday afternoon a negro named I ’a!seo committed a brutal assault on Miss Hardee, the daughter of a prominent planter. Last night the negro was taken from the officers by a mob and lynched. _ Conductors’ Insurance Association. Chatanooga, Oct. 31.—The Old Reliable railway conductors insurance association of the United States and Canada has concluded its twenty-third annual convention here. The field of operation of the association is enlarged so a- to include men in other positions on railways, and tho next annual convention will be held at Hartford, Connecticut. W. O. Bickley, of St. Louis, was elected president for the ensuing year.    __ iMust Not Coerce Employes. Philadelphia, Oct. 31.—It having been rumored that an attempt had been made by subordinate officials of the Reading railroad to coerce employes to vote for favorite candidates next Tuesday. General Manager McLeod to-day telegraphed a notice to all employes that the management will, under no circumstances tolerate any interference with i the free exercise of the right of employes j to vote in accordance with individual I preferences^_ Lottery Advertisement* iii Calinda. Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 31.—The customs department has made a ruling that the Louisiana lottery advertisements and all other matter may be received by the various posts, but that persons to whom they are sent -hall be subject to prosecution by the legal authorities. Leprosy in Pennsylvania. Chester, Pa., Oct. 31.—A genuine case of leprosy has been discovered here and the city is consequently very much excited. Dr. Suring a specialist on skin diseases, who examined the case, came to the conclusion that it was interscinal A Damaging Admission. London, Oct. 31. — Mrs. Critchton | al inn Piercey, under arrest on the charge ! of murdering Mr-. Hoag and her Infant, ; and with whom Hoag, the husband of the murdered woman acknowledged he, had liaison, admitted to-day that she had had trouble with the murdered woman, j Mrs. Hoag had visited her Friday, she ' said, and beyond the fact that -tie had 1 had word- with her would admit nothing. A Regal Lunatic. London, Oct. 31.—A dispatch from The Hague -ays the health of the king of Holland is good, but he is .tiering from a mental malady which render- him unfit to govern—in other words he i- a lunatic. The New Zealand Strike Fluted. Mur.bourn. Oct. 31.—The strike in New Zealand has ended. The mer. resume work unconditionally. other period of commercial interest and financial anxiety. It will mean that the man who casts it justifies th*- theft of twenty-six republican 'eats by the democratic manager- in th*- south. It will mean that he approves a party who-** representatives attempt to exercise by absenting j themselves from their -eats, and by re- j fusing to preform their duty, more j [lower in legislation thau they would be ! able to exercise by remaining in their scats and performing their duty. It will mean i that lie approves of the rule* under which it is possible for a minority in congress to block all legislation and to prevent the transaction of any other busine-- than that particular busine— they favor and desire. These are the main i-sue- to be decided by the vote- that arc ca-t throughout the United State- next Tuesday. No republican can afford a' he values hi' principle-, as he hopes for the j welfare of his country, to neglect the duty of voting. If that duty is properly performed, the boasted democratic majority of one hundred will dwindle in- ^ to a feeble and incompetent minority. ; The republican- can have the next house if they will take it. They have only to \ go to the polls and vote. Tile penalty of carelessness and indifference will be a heavy one. The reward of vigilance and action will be a prosperity surpassing even that which has long been and is still the wonder, the admiration and tho envy of the civilized world. J AMI ' ( I. BELDEN, Chairman. Tho-. II. Carter, Secretary. Killed Hi* I’rot her*-in-Law. West Fort, Cal., Oct. 31.—Frank Mason shot and killed Charles and Matthew Vann, hi* brothers-in-law, this morning and fled to the woods, where he I committed suicide. He i- believed to i have been insane. _ Two I,utile* Instantly Killed* Newark, Ohio, Oct. 31.—Mrs. Logan I and her daughter. Mr*. Eads, were struck by a train while eros'ing a railroad track I to-day and instantly killed. The Wallington R»ce*. Washington, Oct. 31.—Fir't Race— Five furlongs:    Benjamin    won,    Cere    re.    > second, Bertha B third: time, 1:03},. Second Race—One mile and a -ix-teenth:    St    Luke won. S:”eck second, Cornelia third; time, 1:54. Third Race—Six furlong-:    Ofalecc won, Yirie second. Coldstream third: time, 1:17 L • Fourth Race—One mile and a fot rib Foxmede won. I’rat her second, Watterson third; time, 2:10. Fifth Race—One mile and over hurdles:    Zangbar    won, -eeond. Gray Gown third: time a fourth Longshot The Nashville Race* MIVILLE, Od. 31.—Fir t Race— one-half furlongs: Blanche's Drift -econd. Maude B third; rf:!] En Na Four and Last won, time, 57 ;. Second Race Six furlong-:    G Cloud won, Mamie Fonso second, conia third: time, 1:17} ,. Third Race—Five and one-half furlong-:    Sun Dial won. Lord Tom Hillyar second, The More third; time, 1:11. Fourth Race—One mile and -* vonty yards:    Dolliklns    won.    ( arter B e i:d. Monitahardy third: time, 1:47 Fifth Race—Five furlongs:    .J.    B.    ll. won. Expense second, Miss Francis third; time, 1:03 U • TEE PREACHER AND THE EXHORTER. Boh IJnr«l«*tte'* Method of Keeping up a Supply of Humor. From tile Chicago Time*. Robert J. Burdettee, the funny man of Save your pcnni*f*! Don’t waste 25 cents, i but boy a bottle of Salvation Oil for it. All types of throat and bronchial diseases j yield to Dr. Hut Us Cough Syrup. 2 5 cents. Mexico Will Retaliate in Cattle. New York, Oct. 31.—A City of Mexico dispatch says the report printed in the j United Stat*'* that Mexico had passed a j bill levying a duty on American li\ft stock is untrue. Some dealers expect , that increased duties will be placed on ! horned cattle, but none on hog- a* Me.x- j ico needs them and cannot produce them. I How Ssxere Cold* are Broken Up in Montana. From the Virginia City (Mont.) Madisonian. When we find a medicine we know to possess genuine merit, we consirer it a duty, and we take pleasure in telling the public what {tis. Such a medicine we found Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy, last winter, when la grippe was prevailing. We are satisfied that we warded off several attacks that were threatening by the use of thi* syrup, and we have since relieved, in a few hours, severe colds, and in the course of two or three days, entirely broken them up by its use, as have several of our friends to whom we have recommended it. It Is all that it is represented to be by the manufacturers. If you have a cough and want to stop it Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy will do the work. For aal* bv druggist* * The Burlim.ms Hawk-Eye, wa- at the Palmer yesterday. “I’m going to the congregational church to-night," fie -aid, “to lecture to the boys. I like it. My subject? It'- a plain ‘lecture to young men.’ An elastic subject, see? A man can say so much on ti.at topic, he can spread himself everlastingly like the t negro exhorter, you know. How did the exhorter do it? I'll tell you. The discussion came up one day between three or four good brethren of tile church as to what wa- the difference between a preacher and an exhorter, and which wa- the better. One man field this and the other held that. Finally one old uncle, white in year- and old in experience. -aid:    ’Chilyun, I tells yo’ de ex’- orter ain the bes'. Coz why? Well, sail, de preacher he jes preaches an’ stick- to ’is tex'; but de exhorter, he got no tex' ’t all, he jes branches.’ Well, -aid Bob Burdette, “I branches too.” “Yes, I've practically given up newspaper work now. For a while I wrote a column a day for the Brooklyn Eagle and lectured at the same time. I found that this was altogether to expensive a method. .Twas like burning th*; candle at botli ends. I pumped myself dry too. Now. I’m practically a gentleman of leisure. I lecture at night and absorb wisdom during the day. Is it hard to write funny paragraph-? Not a bit of it. One has to work himself up into the strain, just as you do in your work. I A Thorough !Jig«**t of I’oliticAt D.iic*. Fmm the New Windsor. Illinoi- M:> Congressman (test arrived in town from the West Thursday afternoon ami that evening delivered an address in Christy’s and West's hail. The hall wa* literally packed, and for two hour- and ten minutes Mr. (Jest put in -olid work and ably presented hi' s: le of the a-e. Better attention wa- never given any man than during the first, hour and a quarter; after that the retiring of a few restle-s one- caused slight confu-ion, nearly all. however, remaining until the end. The fact U thus*, benches and chair- are not made of soft lumber but the '[leaker did not know that. Mr. Gest is not what we would call an orator, but he i- a good speaker nevertheless, and commanded the closest attention. For years we have not heard a more thorough digest, or a more -traightfor-ward. lucid and sensible exposition of political issue* than he gave U' Thursday evening. For Political Effect. From Hie Henderson County. Illinois, Journal. The democrats make a great howl about the McKinley bill making great increase in prices. Ail the same, you can buy good- just a- cheap at Muir'-, at Stanley'-, at Bigg'-, at Hod son’-, or any other -tore in the county, just a- cheap as you could before the McKinley bill pa-sed. and in many instances cheaper. The howl about the McKinley bi’’ in-■ •reasing priees is only don*, for political effect, and not. because it is a fact. o*- ua- The Tariff and th** Farmer*. From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. The farmers know that for their pedal benefit the republican party cut the duties on lumber and binding twine, and that the democratic party voted against the aet in which these cut-were made. The farmer- know their friends, and stick to them on election dav. An Unanswered Conundrum. From the Mt. Pleasant New*. Why is it that, a- a rule, only republican papers publish the filii text of the new tariff law? Why is it that the Free Press and other free trade journals do not give their readers fixe new tariff Urn in full to judge for themselves of its merit? After AU. From the Philadelphia Presa. Mr. Cleveland persist- in den>ing the statement that he is dead. But this interesting query will suggest itself—Isn’t he? Dr. Pierce'* Pellet* are Anti-bilioua and Laxative, or Cathartic according to size of dose. ;