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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - December 9, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                SSOE ble to do rer Cent Bondu amount of accepted today was which a disbursement f money will the treasury Sa1d thls of the the conditions fours at a of sufficient amount to for The secretary said manifestly impossible mditions for him to currency now io the or tho reason that it iturned to him in ex ck and leave him firtftastead of a surplus of which ail lender to the amount of it is not regarded as cash Mid he would li ke very it into but cer snse of t do so at tho able jisiOHAL after a fair and proper statement of his reasons for voting against the elec tion let the senate vote upon it The election bill was a measure whoso sole purpose was to submit to the judges of the courts of tho United against whoso integrity and official honor DO man could bring a tho question of who had a jjrima to a seat in the house of repre Instead of having It declared by fraud or as was so often the case in the Gray spoke briefly iu a lino with Gormans remarks then concluded his argument against the Barry obtained the after a short executive the sen ate the houso from the committee on reported back the Enloe resolution Jor the arrest of George for attempting violently to prevent En loes exit from the housa during a call of the house in August The com mittee reports 1he case calls for no ac tion on the part of the house and the resolution was laid upon the table with out McKlnley from the ways and means committee and the house passed a bll providing for rebate on tobacco In stock equal to the reduction inadoln thelnternal revenue tax by the last tariff Me Kinley merely stated tho bill was similar to the provisions of the tariff section which had been omitted In enrolling that and on the declaration by of that it was al no opposition was nude to Its WANAMiKES IS ALL DECEMBER 1890 PRICE 15CERTS PERrWEEKs The Alliance at Ocsla Considers the SubTreasurers Kotli the rrrnv istho uuder efaliy among senators that Sal elections bill is to occupy wriofthe time of the senate V A cumber of democratic sen m prepared speeches to deliver 11 tllPm a heaT not to exceed two possible to Insure them a hcar The tours of daily sessions may be ex Vthe The morning fan is also expected to provo a labject for Bjceeitngs ia the house during week can te outlined more ita is generally a rfl be assigned to the coni Jpnblic which has on air thirty odd bills for the erec rabllc baHdings that were passed ilttee o the whole during the 5on and were then hung up in before a final vote be Indian committee will and the committee on claims Saturday for the of bills There matters any of which ibnp tlie remaining two days of thoncb it Is likely that the prliilons committee will occupy I thi time either with an urgent act bill mating appropriations for tfor the census office and rations iturbiilent or with the for te bath of which are expected iiady for consideration by the nest The friends of the lipplDp Mils are making an toteve the ruks ccmmitlee assign their but thus far been assured cf any The and postoffice committees also Izasures with which they think ieronld profitably occupy Thurs J The Enloe resolution in during the week and its i apscts to make some remarks Sensational anil Mallcloci Abcmt the rinnmial Con NEW were afloat here again today that John Vana the postmaster wae pecuniarily embarrassed and that his great Philadelphia houso was liable to topple over at any Investigation and special advices from Philadelphia bank ers established the fact that the sedfa tional story was baseless aid was given currency by Wall street s General YVanamalcer arrived in Wash ington this In answer to a question concerning his reported failure put to him by a reprrter as he stepped off the Wanamaker said I know nothing of GSNESAL TTASEIKGION Annnal of the In tprstate Commerce The annual re port of the interstate commerce commis sion recommends a number of amend The first Is that there be added to section three the provision that facili to bo offered by a common shall include due and reasonable receiv forwarding and delivery by every such carrier at the request of another common carrier of through traffic at through an amendment to section removing ambiguities In the language and inaklg the criminal remedies qlearly applicable to corpora when a common a well as Its officers and A further sinend ment is also the commis sion providing for the service of criminal process en corporations and wringing them under the jurisdiction cf the The commission also recommends a change in section so as to enable 1to obtain reports from common carriers when desired and call fr reports from companies owning or condnctirg termi A Spirited Dclmte Canoed by the ductlon of the Lerjlslalleu Commit tees What the anco Will SEarlyltttue forenoon session of the Farmers Alliance the financial policy of the order came up for discussion under the report of the com mlttee on It contained the following amended demands abolition of the national banks the establishment of subtreas urieain several states to lean money at a rate of Interest per cent per farm products and real vth proper limitations upon tho quantity of land and amount of money the amount of circulating medium be increased to not less than fifty dollars per shall pass laws to effectually prtvent dealing in futures on all agricultural and mechanical produc preserving stringent system of proceedure in trials to secure prompt conviction of offenders and such penal tics shall secure the most perfect com pliance with the Jbill rfc cently passed and demands free and un limited coinage of the passage of laws prohibiting alien ownership of that congress take prompt action to de vise some plan to obtain all lands now owned by aliens and foreign and that all lands held by railroads and other corporations in excess of what Is actually used and needed by them be re claimed and held for actual settlers only tu tho doctrine of equal rights to all and special privileges to wo that our national legislation be so framed in the future as not build up one industry at the expense of Wo further demand the re moval of the existing heavy tariff tax from the necessaries of life that the poor cf our land must We further de tnail a just and equitable system of graduated tax on We believe the money of the country should be as much as in tho hands of tho and demand that all national and state revenues be limited to the nec essary espouses of the government and economically and honestly adminis demand the most and just state and national con trol and supervision of means of public communication and transportation and If this controldoes not remove the abuse nowexsllng we demand govern ment ownership of such means of com munication and A spirited debate followed the intro duction of this of South offered an amendment to strikeout the word farm before but after some discus changed it to read Instead of Then of offered a long and speeches for and against these amendments wnt on for a long President of the Missouri alli dcclarf d himself uncompromisingly opposed to the subtreasury It ia and It H directly op to the principles of the order It Is inequitable and very extravagant it would bring financial ruin to the farm The president recommends the project of an international labor congress in to be coincident with the worlds fair demands the eight hour law In government works asks for a suitable federal alien contract labor and sug gests an extended observance of Labor as an annual SAILROAD A Meeting of Wentern to be IlslU In Xew NEW Pierpont Mor gan has sent an invitation to the presi dents of all railroads west of Chicago to meet him at his house on the 15th the purpose of discussing the railroad situation with a view to renewing the presidents Tlchet Make a Cut ticket brokers of i his whose holdings of nearly tickets from this city to Chicago via the Kansas City route caused so much commotion In railroad advertise an open rate from Paul to Chicago of The regular rate Is This coming on top of tho rata agreement will make the affairs as uncertain aa Freight UnteM to rates be tween Chicago and Paul In both di rections will be advanced January 1 in accordance with an agreement made to day on several lower classes of an average increase of two A resolution was also adopted for an ad vance on wheat and flour rates from Paul and Minneapolis to Chicagoto lUJjf conditional on arrangements be ing made to secure maintenance of the rates on all tho Paul EFfJlT UARNFM enough switchmen at Glenwood tomor row to entirely clear the yards of accu mulated The OGormanMahon Member Anx fora Duel PLED PROM The AntlParnell Faction Meet In Further Parntll will a Delegation to America to Prer sent ItU Side of the OGorman Mahonmember of parliament for Carlow who introduced Parnell to recently expressed a desire to challenge Parnell to fight a and he would have undoubtedly sought to have brought about a meeting with His physician based his argument against a duel on the OGormanMahons ho being eightyseven years and the condition of his Jones member of the house of commons for the Boston divi sion of with Henry was charged by Parnell with being engaged In a conspiracy with the autlParnellltes of the visited Gladstone today and spent some lime ia conference with During the coming week Parnell will make addresses at Limerick and PEASIEY IN The TheFloathic IrcliL ul LUU Union of the Union says In an the floating debt of the Union Pacific was fully explained in last years It had been reduced last and is now abont Gould knew all about the floating debt when he entered the directory and has dis covered nothing new about He agreed to take care of It and Iu5 provided for 1 requirements which are less than Gould expressed great satisfaction at the appearance of everything connected with the He has no more idea of a receivership for tho property than I have for the Ames I do not know of asy scheme for funding the Union Pacific We can easily pay it whon tne railroad bond market UCTOETUNATB IN Ions Bill Considered In the S the I offered a resolution JUeot over till calling cnieral for Information I tie supervisors of election ap f lor the first and second con ul districts of Arkansas for the isionil election of the 4th of last n was offered and referred calling secretary of agriculture for a ol tho progress made In the ion for irrigation tDiies read a letter written by s Slous Indian agent from Pine fcifency to the interior feto show that there Is no lack of He said he read Indians were not on the account of the want of sup Voortes set up tcainst this testi General wss continued on the ratalnn appropriating for mnlsaJonol the It was Fulerred to the committee on 3n calling on the secretary f treasury for a statement of money the supervisor of elcc lteeich year since was n load moved to proceed with the I teiion of the elections bill but on 3 Won that Gray was temporarily ill withdrew the and asked too consent to have the time Ion Ftldajnfxt for taking the final tie meanwhile came In and the Gray yielded to Gor argued against the proposl d the statement nf Hoar at tnelast HI the election bill was i up and disposed there II tot b time to do so In the short Hhad been the firm conviction democratic side that after what Brorred at the last election the sen nal facilities or rolling The recommendations made In the previous reports are Leffal Tender Band today Introduced a bill authorizing the secre tary of the treasury to prepare a new series of legal tpuder notes or bicks when ordinary reven ues of the government were not suffi cient to he Is to pay out In sufficient sums to meet the demands and New York Uealerttaod In Material XEW S Gush man and dealers and Importers of hatters materials assigned Roberts this afternoon said the fail ure was not caused by the but by the work of several films who dragged them lie could not eive any figures beyond a general statement that i he failure was In the neighborhood of a half Roberts is sure the creditors will be paid In In the membJrsoftho commonsrnadeanearlr appearance today and took the principal places with a view to prevent the Par nellites occupying their usual Parnells seat had been amid the cheering of his gave notice upon the reas sembling of the houso that he would call attention to the circumstances in connec tion with the recent and prosecu tion of and and would move a resolution In reUtlon to the A motion by Healy for the rejection of the land bill was and the bill passed the second Parnell and all tho other Irish members voted against lialfours Irish relief bill for an appro priation of passed the third read ParnAllK bide of the will send a tnhiion to the United States to place be fore the American people his side of the Have tost Confidence In Tipperary town commissioners adopied a resolutson de claring they have lost confidence in Par Asslitance for New York is stated that 000 In gold will ba shipped from London to Xew York this week for the assistance of the banks It Is doubtful If anv assistance will be sent by the bank of Miller Kumor is again busy with the name ol Attorney General Miller for the supreme and It Is now said that his miy bo ex pected to come ta thn sanan to Senator it Is ha Informed the president that there will be opposi tion to 4v man eieuiiuu biic cwu Massachusetts would not press so the senators on his side had tiMmselves to discuss it in Gorman continued We i discussion as to starving Mono note of the fact that of the land are meeting and urn there is danger and not starvation among rL hlnkers and merchants No man can tell nHnorrow or next every peat centers of commerce of suspension of pay lu the midst of such a we who come here flushed i wosw opetnat majority Wth us an opportunity to in preventing tho wrnnlr A Kulliliiii for of today introduced a bill making an appropriationof 000 to provide for tho erection of a pub lic baiiaine at Chlraso upon thepresent wiih the stipulation that it ready for occupancy by January A Tooacco Tax Itdfnnd ways and means committee today voted to a bill authorizing the secretary of tne treasury to refund so much of the collected on tobacco which shall be In the hand of dealers and manufac on January as was abolished by the re cent tariff To Sirply a WASHINGTON secretary of the treasrytoday transmittedI house an estimate aggregation submitted by the secretary of tne Interior to supply the deficiency for payment of army and navy pensions lor the current fiscal ISurliDEtoiiH roollo Bailcllns sorf oT TowMntrodnnBd a bill to tncrtra the cost of tne public building at Bur to S er and all other classes of business It would and Is now the effect of drawing the minds of the farmers and nther laborers from tho greatest curse of the class In he safd if such a step were taken it wuld destroy the order in Missouri in less thin nlnty of of and others favored tho subtreasury The amendment by that the amount of circulation shall not be lss than S50 per capita was agreed Many other speeches for and against th3 subtreasury scheme were made and a vote was finally taken which resulted In the adoption of the demands set forth above by a vote of 99 to At the afternoon of South moved to reconsider tho vote by which tho alliance protested against tho passage of the eUciion stating his reason to be feellnz that tho protest would retard the progress of the alliance In the north and On motion of of War dells motion laid on the 50 Failure of a Uoal DES The Mahaska Ccal one of the largest coal mining corporations in the failed The mlue is near In Mahaska The liabilities amount to about but It is claimed that there are assets enough to cover The Delaiiiater Uank S A banker of this cllv said the estimated total liabili ties o Djlamater would not be less than and it may reach Nothing positive Is known about the firms but the most saiiKuIno do not hope for more than fifty cents on the The merchants say the damage to their trade will be consid as so many Individuals had de posits In the A BHDSH THE There was considerable excited discus over the Wll The states voting were In Pennsylvania and North There was a divided vote in the delegations from West Florida and X Delegate of North pre sented a memorial to congress which was heartily approving and asking tho passage of the Paddock pure food bill and emphatically protesting against the passage ihe Conger lard At tonights session a resolution was passed urging the establishment of a nosal savins Just before of tonic occasion to warmly denounce those members who had furn information tn the press represent atives as knaves and After passing the customary resolutions of the National Alli ance at one oclock Tuesday Kanchmen Compelleil to Defend Their Famllien Near the Bad General Miles this morning received a letter from Buffalo under date of December C which sayt Yesterday afternoon a party of fifteen Sionjc at the entrance to tho Bad Lands endeavored to cut off and capture three The ranchmen in the vicinity of the Bad Lands are send ing the women and children Into Shortly after the letter was received a telegram came from the same dated today saying Ranchmen and Indians had a slight The situ ation is becoming serious for tho settlers are Can you supply fifty good rifles and ammunition so that the set tlers can defend themselves The general will leave for the scene of the Indian troubles trazy lu Indian Couriers ar rived this afternoon bringing informa tion that uncivilized trlbesof Araphahoes and Comanches just west of the Oklahoma border ara In a state of ipr and cleansing the STStem will not substantiate has pronounce matters which tn Ielow citizens are look 7ou do not if ibllhei course marked ol tne with the party tVi senator from Massa Iorces a consideration of thU bankruptcy and he goes back to the merchants n o as Me ff P Md wil attcmPlnS hostile gainst a SBcllon of the conn jf not been for the o tiat lor day to demo SAN Koltued a masked men In cash aud worm A 6 Grandma who Ived miles south of 01 ylstrday morning at one ocshe have been nlnetyseveu the 1st of y as it now stands In does not include the pro 4n for loans on but this feature does appear in the formal demand to over the ghost by runners from Dikola Their atti Is very and Gover ILLINOIS Tiicy Are to Mafce a Strom Itallroad offi high excitement started the tude j nor Steele has the legislature tn take immediate action by which the citi zens can a militia company for The craze among tho tribes east of here has Rut of came to LaCrosse to day to see Buffalo He claims to be tho Messiah the Indians are looking and is here to see what he can do In the way of biinging them to recognize lie talks Montana Citizens in from Spring Hill or Lima state that about 200 bucks of Lemhi Indians are Indulging in dances near that That place has been full of wel armed Indians for several days and resi dents are becoming The Indians have sent their squaws and papooses back to party of about The Portngneee Hlag governor of Mo zambique reports that the agents of the British South African company have In duced Mutassas mon to revolt and lower the Portnznese Dig at The revolters Imprisoned the French engineer and three The Belgian Training Ship Is no truth In the report that the Belgian training ship had foundered at The govern ment has received information that the vessel Is KINS KALAKAUAS He Proposes to Sell the Hawaiian IglantU tn the United SAN Kalakaua has not come here merely for health has he as some have to float a loan on which he would pocket a tidy commis It has just leaked out that his Is to propose to the state depart ment the annexation of the Hawaiian Islands to the United This news comes from a man largely interested in sugar interests in the and may be accepted as Of Kalakauas officials will deny but all the show that the king reached the jumping off and must decide shortly either to risk an other revolution or to sail his kingdom and get a fat lie has been authorized by the Hawaiian government to tender the island to Secretary Blaine on terms it is congress will Sugar as well as are In the Under the reciprocity treaty they really get a bonus of two cents a pound on all their under the McKinley which makes sugar they lose all be cause the growers of this country receive a bounty of two cents a If the Hawaiian Islands come under the Amer ican Hag the planters would receive this which would amount to several millions per on several has expressed the opinion that sound policy demands that tho United States should control the Hawaiian and he will back any movement for their acquisition on favorable THREE HUNDRED PEOPLE Reported DM Postal Tele graph Missing Special to The DBS for the past eighteen months manager of Ihe Postal Telegraph companys office In this has The occasion for his leaving Is found In the presence here of an official sent out to look over the accouns of the Hawkins is short His young tonight for her parents home lu They for DES S eleven Iowa worlds fair commissioners are beginning to wonder where their salaries are to come The last legislature aporq priated for the Iowa exhibit at the provided that eleven comiuls iioners were to be appointed by the gov ernor and also that they were to receive a day and expenses while at but singularly forgot to specify the source of their The bill does not say that It is to he taken from the and as the executive council cannot pass upon the expenses and allow them there is a question as to where they will get Overruled the Supreme Wilson was convicted In three cases before our justice ylolatUuvof the original package in which the jus tice of the peace held that an Imported bottle of beer was not an original pack overruling the supreme court In this Judge Burton reverses these preferring to sustain the supreme A Barb Wire Trust of the barb wire manufacturers in the United States met this morning In re sponse to a circular sent out by W representing tho Louis Wire Gates said the object of the meeting was to form a trust and raise the price of barbed wire one cent per Germans Opposed to Sautlity Is reported at worlds fair headquarters that a number of prominent Germans have protested against paying their subscriptions until such a time as they are given positive Information as to whether the exposi tion Is to be closed on Sundays or They are decidedly opposed to Sunday Dakota Drought autferers Governor Fletcher In an Interview con fines the reports of destitution In South He knows of seven counties in whijh there is suffering resulting from the drought which has prevailed more or less for the past three A Slock Train Missouri Pacific stock train was ditched at Oak a suburban this Thir teen loaded with were and many head of cattle the fireman and brakemin were badly Great Railroad Taken Under Arfruuienta Heard Before Judge Gresham la the Coana el man Judge Grosham dis appointed a large and eager gathering of railroad men and attorneys this morn Ing by announcing that he would not de cide the Counselman Interstate commerce habeas corpus case until he was In posses sion of the Peasley case as as it would be more agreeable for him to con sider the two cases Iu the Connselman case it was contended that the boardof trade man could not be com pelled to answer questions propounded by the grand jury relative to a violation of the interstate commerce An additional question was raised In the Peasley It is claimed that the investigation is directed against officers of the Burlington and that as one of would Incriminate himself by giv ing any was ordered by Judge Blodgett to produce books and papers and for failing to do so he was fined 8500 and Now it Is question towhether properly embrace the clearing under which It wonld copies of all adjust accounts tween companies upon through settle all loss and damage cl audit all car service Were They EDITOJI HAIVKEYE It seems that J some prominent who Is en tlrely too modest todisclose feels agrfeved on account of the unanimity and vigor with which the press of Burlington had recently nrged an effort on the part ptthecltlzensand In behalf of the Rolling and that he seriously suspects all thla to in volve an unwarranted reflection on him self and I have had nothing to say on this subject so by way of censure or for the simple reason aside from my Interest as I am personally and considerably concerned In the outcome and did not care to ap pear as speaking from selfish Rut i cannot consent to continue a silence which may be construed Into an when excuses for nonparticipation in such an effort are that only the merestshadowof afounda tion To be plain abont the allegations of what has heretofore been done by the class of people for which your informant volunteers are not truev and the Postal rard Contractor uagreelt bankrupt Card Contractor Diggett was today declared bankrupt on petition of his The amount of claims Is un His debts in this state will probably exceed Money for and NEW will of Dan iel the millionaire leather filed to day gives 000 to different colleges and to THE HARVARD Peasley can be compelled to pro duce documentary evidence aa well as to answer questions that the court Is desir ous of Greshams announcement meant that the Peasley case would be argued and submitted at and the interested parties in the courtroom began hunting for convenient seats within easy hearing of speakers and the court and Peas Representatives of nearly all the roads were and at least fifty at besides the counsel for and Smith appeared for James Peasley and United States Attorney Mllchilt and George Ing ham for the Ingham having been retained to assist in uphold inc ihe interstate commerce The return will be here in a TTO said United States Attorney Mil but I will say that it Is precisely like the return mane In the Ccunselman Then we are said Judge and the old gentleman began to pull up his cuffs and adjust his collar for The erand jury he that they were investigating alleged practices of the in vio lation of the interstate commerce and in particular were investigating the officers of the Burlington Then they sent Into court a supplementary re port prepared by adroit coun sel with a most pompous bow to the aforesaid adroit conns on the other side of the stat ing that they were Investigating Gen eral Freight Agent of the and wanted testimony and certain checks and vouchers from First Vise President Yon will your that they did not say they had abandoned the investigation of theoffi of the of whom Peasley was The fact is they intended to bring Peasley and on his testimony indict then bring in Miller and Indict and so on down the list of The fact that the grand jury was after the officials of the and hoped to use Peasley to crimin ate himself as well as all the He was the chief executive officer of the company and controlled the affairs of the com therefore he would of necessity be alfectcd by any finding on account of Irregularities or criminal acts of the sub o Terrible Powder From SAN steam ship China arrived this morning from China and bringing the details of the blowing up on November 2nd of the government powder mills at Tal Ping Three hundred lives were lost and all the houses In tho vicinity One the city nf Pa In the province was reported destroyed by fire originating from another powder Ihe TComan Catholic Church and A Fair Trial j f nr purees Golden yet mo pected 500 They will They will road in boom pres session foir George for rall the A a dozen went Into a p restaurant last ate supper and re fused to settle A large amount of am munition was sent from here today at the request of citizens of In case e It heMimes necessary for Governor Toole to order out the State militia of 70 under command ol Captain will probably be the first railed as Lima Is only about 35 miles from and that the fan ers have no repre claiming tnai be Benator Ol Wlttes drug dred Condensed Telegram tne should he the sov died yesterday at scalp they covet farmer at be the American sembled tbis President ord Gives Up One Job for a SAN statement is published here that Clarence Great United States consul general to has tendered his resignation In order to accept the appointment of prime minister to the Coreau Drowned While OAMEROV Mey ers of Meadvllle and Miss Maud Gran tham of it the Missouri Weleyan were drowned Sat urday night while skating on a Their bodies were National Board of NEW annual convention of the National Board of Trade opened this morning In the cham ber of commerce In this A Locomotive Lehigh Valley locomotive exploded this morning at Wyoming killing the engineer fatally injuring the torpid Ptf cured by Miles Nerve and Liver Samples free papal secretary of state has written a lettr In regard to Cardinal Lavigerles recent declarations in favor of a republi can form of saying the Roman Catholic church is not inimical to anyf orm of The church applies itself before all else to the progress of religion and therefore thinks It right for the faithful to participate In public affairs when such action is de manded by the interests of Holiday For the Christmas and New Year holi the Cedar Rapids and Northern railway will make a rate of one fare for the round between all stations on Its Tickets on sale De cember and and January good to return until January For time of rates of and any other call on or ad dress any agent of the or General Ticket and Passenger Will Give For the KANSAS Blair secretary of the Cherokee Strip Live Stock said the asso ciation is about to offer Chief Mayes twenty million dollars for the If one million cash will be paid down and the remainder a short and the association would go to England and bond the A Alottt Successful Entertainment lu the The has reason to be proud of tfce entertainment given under its auspices Ia3t night by the Harva d The Presbyterian church In which the concert was given was taxed to its ut most to accommodate the tremendous audience chairs were placed In all the aisles and still there were not saats for The Harvard Quartet consists of six there besides the baritone and basso a re citer in the person of Miss Ida Florence and a cornetist and pianist In Mias Gert rude All proved themselves ar tists of merit and received flattering tes timonials of The onening song by the quartet was a beautlfnl and In answer to the encore a negro melody was Miss Florences reci tation of Jean Ingellows Echo and the Ferry was very fine and provoked a storm of In answer to a re call the reciters gave Robert of Lin Miss Gertrude Lufkin Is an ar tist not before heard in She U a pretty and attractive young lady who performs upon that difficult Instru the In a most acceptable She responded to a hearty en and later gave an exhibition of her talent upon the piano In the solo Tar The gentlemen of the quartet have very pleasing voices though It may be said without disparagement of the others that that of the Burn Is the The college songs by the quartet proved the most acceptable numbers of the program and they may be said to have fairly carried the audience by Particularly was this so with the second part of number 4 of tha pro In answer to an encore to a rdinate the You are entirely Inter rupted Peasley was not a party to the Investigation on the face of the for he swore that he never the checks charged to have been given Gallup as rebate on and that he did not know anything about the In dividual transaction charged In the cem Judge Blodgett told the grand jury specifically that they could not In dict a but must find the in dividual offenders when the grand jury stated that It was investi gating Miller there was every reason to know that the grand jury had decided upon Miller as the guilty party and not upon In Judge Smith practically abandoned the Counselman Coun selman was certainly not a party in any sense to ihe investigation in which he re fused to and he be compelled to answer questions that would fix In this case Peasley was the first officer of the and would inevitably be affected disastrously by finding in the Mllchrisfs argument was Section SCiO of the United States statutes I regard as clearly a section of Immunity so far as Peasley is con said The grand jury could not a corporation under Judge Blodeett and was not Indictable Peasley has no standing in court as an officer of the He must come as an and In that capacity could not plead that his testimony against Miller would tend to criminate The federal government could not take into account his responsibility for a criminal act done by Judge Gresham put several hypothet ical cases to the attorneys of both all tending to give him light on the ques tion of the responbllity of the executive officer of a company for acts done by other officers of the same Attorneys for both did some fine hair and performed some sleightofhand tricks in the course of but Judge Gresham gave them notice tho court could not be ex hotchpotch of some nursery ryhmes pected to shy at technicalities or con wlf F 1 til Live htock American Live Stock association of the United States assembled this afternoon in their regular annual The associa tion elected a board of directors and offi cers for the ensuing the president being The i PmsBUiioy threat ened strike of the employes of the Baltl more and Ohio railroad of this did not materializetoday and a general The they sang the ridiculous dirge of Pettr with such effect that the audience was convulsed with laughter and encored a second to which the four responded with a the was over heard to say that they were not often so fortunate as to find a church so easy to sing In as the Presbyterian proved to He thought acoustic properties were very The Harvard Quartet may be assured a most hearty reception should they revisit A Noteworthy From tfte Klmball While columns of the frophic are open to any andall unobjectionable adver yet it is quite impossible for us to speak knowingly of the merits of the various articles of merchandise ad Particularly Is this true of patent But there ara excep tions occasionally and a noteworthy ex ception Is the celebrated Chamberlains Cough This now universally known medicine has been advertised in the Graphic for four or five years butnot until recently had we any personal knowledge of its wonderful efficacy which has come about through the pre vailing Influenza and the stubborn cough that has so often attended In the writers family the medicine has on sev eral occasions this winter cured a cough that baffled any and all other remedies and the number of families In KImball and In which this remedy has been used with like and attests Its value as a specific for coughs and colds of every See the new pictures at We are selltnir goods for lass money than some competitors paid for That sounds bat it It Is only slder the question from any but a broad and liberal in full view of the constitutional right of a man to re fuse to testify against The attorneys were given today to file their propositions In having finished his jury the judge will devote him self to these at CHAIRMAN WALKERS Letter to Railway Pointing Oat Remedy for the Kate a claim that we bnygoods for less than they you onlypay for them we paid for jt NEW The letter which Chairman Aldace of the Interstate Commerce Railway associa addressed to the railway presidents at Chicago has reached the He tells them that tho present legislative attitude of congress and the states Is In but that as it now exists among Is simply denies that their suicidal policy Is beyond control points out that nlnty per cent of all tariff changes made are reductions accuses them of systematic passenger rate cutting and calls it all competition gone He calls on the presidents to recognize the essential unity of railway Interests and make a new treaty based on The fundamental principles of rail way he should be concentration of authority and unification of These results may perhaps be reached ia respect to freight by an agreement provid ing for a rate division and a traffic The traffic divi sion should control the actual handling of the The rate di vision should have exclusive right to contract with connecting roads in re spect to the exchange of business andthe division of joint and with shippers at all points outside the associa Joint agencies should replace the innumerable separate agen cies how in Thlsl ex tended ultimately 1 they dolnj something at thia v do not The sum and the matter Is when the business men of Bur considering them separate and distinct from the were In vited to take Interest In the original Burlington Koilinpr Mill after the sudden and untimely death of the late Judge who had conceived the plan of this organization and commanded the facilities necessary to make it a suc tho responses proved anything but gratifying and I havent the exact figures before me at this writ but it Is perfectly to say though only the third in amount among the Burlington stockholders and not at all a wealthy I on my own Individual pat morehard cash ino the enterprise than all the hundreds of business men of Burlington and prominent for whom so much Is now taken tosaynothing of a vast expendltureot valuable And the assertion that they subscribed a second time to pull the enterprise out of the swamp whether It be intentionally so or There was no such in any or on the part of the business men of They were givea the opportunity to come but they did not avail themselves of the As a result of this back the stock of the old compaty had to be wiped out But o majority of the larger stockholders of the concern clung to their faith iaan ultimate success of their And joining with the pnt In more bought the property for the debt against it which been contracted for construction and Im and organized the present Iowa Rolling Mill of which Brown and his associates subscribed for onehalf of the on terms that are not of any particular Interest to the public at this Having then reduced these flimsy claims to their true It can not be ont of place in addl what the aforesaid business men of Burlington really did do In the prem It will be remembered that when the mills were In In propositions came from number of places to remove the and it wonld have been money in pockets of the stockholders If they had entertained some one of these But the Bur lington men among them were averse to such a as involving a slur upon their own And they were strongly encouraged In this view of the case by the aforesaid business men of Burling acting through their several or who promised to take the matter in hand and to come to onr II we would only consent to remain we aireed to But that relief has never And If have to shoulder losses as a ttnal result of all the pending difficulties and then It Is only just to say that these broken prom ises are largely chargeable with Tho way In which this relief party of last summer went back on their mission was singularly cheerful and But I forbear going Into iars on that So much for the great efforts in former to which your prominent capital ist has pointed with such marked com placency and I do not to be understood as finding fault with him and his To be my private notion of the matter that the posses sion of means implies a moral obligation to emplny these In part at in a way to benefit the community that contributed to their But that proposition need not be discussed It Is to a great extent their own though I may be amongthe If they can stand I manage to do the I can not of their claiming great where anything but credit is really And I am bound to say so In after all that has though It be a family matter that would have been better to keep among our In I desire to add that the owlish wisdom about not wishing to buy into a Is about as merito rious and logical an as his reci tals of what was done in the past are re liable The qroposltlon lately before the public if ho will permit the use of his own to buy out of a The unfortunate controversy which prevents him and his prudent friends from taking was the very thing Intended to be ellm iuated from the problem by inter The complete removal of It the expressly stated condition of such tackling of the thing on their And tho by the under which such harmonizing of conflicting Inter ests could have been brought and a controlling interest secured In what he himself believes to be a good busi ness enterprise and of very great value to the is still in my hands andat his r If your prominent capitalist means he can step right Now is his chance to make money and to do something for the public at the same I shall be very glad to have hint make me a call for that he be afraid of some of these OQS Burlington stockholders betng un tractable and apt to disturb the peace we will duplicate the Yonngstown Bnt If neither of these propositions suit then I to submit occasionally at people have been esteemed shrewd keeping their months 5 i December 1890 Sad Special to 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