Iowa Citizen, January 8, 1892

Iowa Citizen

January 08, 1892

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Iowa Citizen, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1892, Iowa City, Iowa UMBER 51. IOWA CITY, IOWA, FRIDAY, JANTJAKY 8, 1892. FIRST YEAR. low We Reach Perfection, We are having a big Tim on our ADLER And it doesn't astonish us in he least They've hit the nail on he head as nothing else in that ine ever did before. What's the ecret of their success? There sn't any secret about it. There san't be any secret about what jverybody knows and the first ,hing that leaked out about them ivas that they are away above par n value and away below par in arice. Is the run subsiding? Not i bit of it. On the contrary the 3deis rising. This, of all others, is the time to buy. You never make any mistake when you go svith the rising tide. WE WILL NAME LOWER PRICES ON OvcreoatS Mittens, Gloves Caps And Underwear THAN ANT HOUSE IN THE CITY. Coast Easley, FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Work of the National. Law- Makers in Washington. A Pally Sum mar j of the la the Senate and Made and Introduced. SEHATE. WASHINGTON, Jan. resump- tion of the business of the senate yes- terday after the close of the holiday re- cess was marked by a pretty full at- tendance. The usual mass of petitions was presented and referred, comprising several in favor of a five-million loan to the Columbian exposition on condi- tion of the fair being kept closed on Sunday. President Harrison sent in a long list of nominations, among others being Jaines W. McDill, of Iowa; W. M. Lindsey, of Kentucky, and William K. Morrison, of Illinois, for i a ters t ate 'commerce commissioners, and Abra- ham J. Seay, of Oklahoma, to be gov- ernor of that territory. A resolution for a ship to carry flour to Russian suf- ferers, was adopted. B. W. Perkins was sworn in as senator from Kansas and Mr. Vance from North Carolina. HOUSE. WASHINGTON, Jan. the house yesterday Mr. McMillin was chosen speaker pro tern, owing to the Illness of Speaker Crisp. Under call of the states 375 bills of a public character were introduced. The most important are as follows: For appointment of a committee to Investigate the operation and effect of He customs administration aot; authorizing na- tional banking men to loan money on real estate securities; to define and punish blackmailing; to regulate Immigration; for the admission of the Indian territory as a. state; to abso- lutely prohibit the coming of Chinese Into the United States; prohibiting aliens from holding office of trust under the government of the United States; to place jute bagging, jute iron ties and binding twine on the free list; also to prevent the payment la advance by the secretary of toe treasury of interest oonds; also to create an Income tax; to tax trusts; for the election of post masters by tne vote of tne people; to investigate the Administration of the pension bureau; to repeal the sugar bounty law; to institute an investigation touching; the management of the Columbian exposition and appropriations therefor; pro posing a constitutional amendment to prohibit lotteries; to repeal tne long and short haul and pooling clauses of the interstate commerce act; to prohibit the opening ol any exposition Sunday where appropriations made by the United States are expended; placing raw wool, coal and iron ore on the free list; repealing the law authorizing the purchase of silver; for an adequate volume oE full legal-tender coin and paper money; for the classifi- cation of the funds In the United States treasury; for the establishment of a general system government to extend the free delivery of the mails in rural communi- ties, appropriating for the first year; to inquire Into the practicability of construct fng a ship canal from tne great lakes to the navigable waters of the Hudson river. Mr. Chipman (Mass.) introduced a btti to prevent aliens from holding cer- tain positions and doing certain man- ual labor In the United States. The bill Is designed to check the evil gen- erally complained of by labor organi- zations of aliens working daily in the United States while citizens and rest- of Canada. DRANK CARBOLIC ACID. Voting Men Hake a Mistake In the Bottle ftttd Die In Agony. LIMA, Jan. Moorman and Amos Honaer died in terrible agony at Coldwater, near here, Tuesday from drinking carbolic add by mistake. They were intoxicated Monday nignt, and going into a drug" store where Houser clerked for a drink of whisky got hold of the wrong bottle, and each took big drinks of the car- bolic acid. The stuff commenced to act in a ihort time, and they suffered the most -excruciating agony for sev- eral hours before their death. Eight Drowned. LOMBOS, Jan. 0. While a merry party In a large double sleigh were driving over the frozen surface of the canal on the Dutch frontier, and the Ice suddenly gave way. Everybody jumped out of the sleigh, but its weight and the struggles of the horses broke the Ice in every direction and only three of the party escaped to the shore. Eight lives In all were lost, in- cluding women and children. Struck by a Train. ST. Louis, Jan. 6. Mrs. Belle Hutchison, a widow SO years of age, was struck and Instantly killed by a suburban train at Bentoa Station Sun- day evening. Mrs. Hutchison was turning from a visit with friends at Benton and attempted to cross' the tracks ahead of an incoming train. Killed by FftUinK BATFIELD, Wis., Jan. A man working hi Best Boutin's logging camp by name of touts Neveaux was killed Monday by a falling log. A half- breed named Pete La Mour was also killed by a falling log while he was at work on the log deck at Dau Best's camp. _ Internal WASHIHGTOK, Jan. 4. The receipts from internal revenue during the first five months of the present fiscal year were an increase of 959 over the receipts during the corre- sponding period of the previous fiscal year. _ The Ohio COLUMBUS, O., Jan. 5. legisla- ture convened yesterday and organized by electing E. L. Lampoon, of Ashta- bula, president of the senate, and L. C. Laylin, of Huron, speaker of the house. Oar Pork at PABJS, Jan. The Official Gazette publishes a decree issued by the gov- ernment announcing that Boulogne will hereafter be open to the admission of salt pork from the United States, Fatal HAHPOBB, Cal, Jan. A fire In a lodging house here yesterday caused the death of Elmer E. Spofford, F. B. Tucker, -E. W. Foster and T. C. Ham- mond. _ _ Woman SnltrBjp Convention. WASHINGTON, Jan. Th6 National American Woman Suffrage association will bold its twenty-fourth annual con- vention In Washington January 17 to SO. PEOBIA, 111., Jan. J. Jttniey buice, the former cashier of the Merchants' national bank in this city, has been set at liberty after serving five years in Joliet prison. He embezzled of the bank's funds. __. _____________ For RawtftUf. MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. Millers and flour dealers throughout the United States have thus far contributed 000 pounds of flour for the poor of Russia, _ A Noted Astronomer Dead. LOMBON, Jan. Sir George Biddell Airy, late astronomer royal, is dead. He was born in 1801, and his long life was replete with scientific achieve- ment. THE OLD YEAR. Looses of Life by Various ters During 1801. Work off Ftrod. the llantraan, Judge Ool Away with Urlnvei. SUMMARY OF DISASTERS. The complete list of casualties In the old world and South America, where the loss of life was serious enough to be reported by telegraph including those who perished by dis- ease and battle, was as com- pared with in 1890 and in 1889. The following table gives the loss of life resulting from various dis- asters in this country, as telegraphed, year: Lficntntat......... MS Falling 38T Total............Btm Brownings........8.481 Cyclones, storms.. 13S Explosions........ 771 Mines.............. 578 The loss of life by railroad disasters for the year is a little less than that of last year, the total being as com- pared with In 1690. The number of seriously Injured was ,also a little less, being as compared with 1890. So far reported lives have been lost on the ocean and 145 on the lakes and rivers of this country (a total of as compared with last by railroads, bydla- asters in the old world and by disasters In the new world, Ing in all S83.208 as compared with U4.648 in 1890, in IB 1888, in 1887, in 1886, and 8W, 488 in 1885. DISEASES The number of deaths by pestilence last year was as compared with about fiO, 000 last year. They were oc- casioned mostly by cholera In Arabia. No estimate has been made of the num- ber of deaths by the grip last spring and winter. There have been no great wars dur- ing the year, and yet the loss of life fn battles to as with 18, in 1890 and in The loss is distributed as follows: Africa, Chili, China, and by revolts and tnaasaeres elsewhere. FtBBi OF THE YEAH. The total fire losses for the year where the loss in each case was under amount to which, added to the larger losses, make a grand total of as compared with la 1880, IB 1889, in 1888, m 1887 and in 1M0. BUBEZZLEMBNTa. The total amount of during 1891 is us compared with last jear. Pennsylvania leads with New York comes second with Massachusetts third with and Illinois, fourth with The states ex- empt art Florida, Idaho, North Dako- ta, Oregon and Vermont EXECUTIONS. The number of legal executions dur- ing the year was 128, as compared with 102 la 1890, and is larger than in any of the ten previous years. The- executions in the several states and territories were as follows? Alabama, 8; Arkansas, 3; Cali- fornia, 2; Colorado, 8; Connecticut, 1; Delaware, 4; Georgia, 10; Illinois, 2; Kentucky, 2; Louisiana, 9; Maryland, t; fti UississiimL ft ;