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   LeMars Sentinel (Newspaper) - April 11, 1890, Lemars, Iowa                                VQL. XX, NO. 29, LE MARS, IOWA, FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1890.   ISSUED SEMI-WEEKLY. $2.00 PER YEAR WINTER. nn cijll times don't matter, always some elothes to be sold. If our goods are more desirable than otliers you should buy them. We have been selling clothing for twenty-two years and feel rather familiar with the business. Our sales in LeMars for the past nine years /have been very satisfactory, but this year we have bought more GOOD GOODS than ever before. We are bound to win niore trade to do a larger business. is our motto-we live up to it. We can't buy clothes too good ^ or sell them too cheap. You will find our stock very complete this season in CLOTHING, Hats, Gloves, Shoes, NECKWEAR, UNDERWEAR, II�. Fll� Mr. -AND- h FlaMot sws sm The Sinate Says the Government Shall Stand the Loss. THE  FIUENOS  OF THK FARMER. Cliivaiio Uoiird of Trade Men Pose uh Suoli Before u House Coiiiiulttue-A New Cua-toin House for New York-McKluley's Tarlir Bill. (Jolte, Guffs, Trunks, Valises h. Yow've heard of us, now come and see us, and we will do you good ONE PRICE S. CLOTHING HOUSE, W'ASlilNiiTON, April lO.f-Senator Wilson of Iowa offered a resolution, which was agreed to, instructing the commit tee on inleratate commerce to inquire what additional egiulation is necessary in respect to commutation and excursion ticlfets, so as to prevent abuses now existing in regard to individuals and localities.    ' The house bill appropriating STo.OOO to supply the deficiency occasioned by the defalcation in the office of the late ser-geant-at-arms of the house, was reported from the committea ou appropriations without amendment, and passed. The senate then, at ]ii:4o, resumed consideration on the Montana contested election case and Mr. Pugh continued his argument in favor of the Democratic cliens-Aiessrs. Clark and Muginnis. ' Senator Turpie made an extended argument, in which he defended the right of aliens to vote in Montana. He cluuned that in no sense were the county or territorial canvahsers judges of ekctions. The principloo laid down by the majority of the committee, Senator Turpie spoke of as "the dogma (.f electoral estuppeal." .It was not entitled to credence or regard. At the conclusion of Senator Turpie's remarks a. dispute arose as to the continuance of the debate., Senator Butler moved to go mlo e."cecutive session, but tlie question was decided in the negative by a party vote. No senator being ready to address the senate on tlie question.a discussion as to when the debate should close, arose, Senator Morgan asking for more time, and Ba>i' g if the question were decided on mere partisan grounds the people would learn to treat the senate with contempt; and wlien it did so, the people would have marched more than half the journey t ward tlie destruction of the republic. The Montana case was then laid aside and Senator Hale called Op the Chinese census enumeration bill. Si nator Hearst said tliat his idea and notion of legislation on ihe subject was the passage of a law that would excl de Chinese from coming to the country after a certain date, but would treat the Chinese already here fairly. Senator Jlitchell agreed with Senator Hearst, and desired to have a law that would exclude all Chinese except members of the diplomatic corps. The bill was further discussed by Messrs. Stewart, Doljih, Hale, Dawes and others, but without action. The senate at 6 p. m. adjourned. House. In the house the senate amendment was non-concurred iu to the house bill providing for townsite entries of land in Oklahoma. The speaker having laid before the house the senate bill for the improvement and mainlenauce of the National Zoological park, the house amendment (providing that the District of Columbia shall pay half the expenses) wi h the request from the senate tor a conference, l\ir. McComas of Maryland moved that the house recede from its amendmenti Defeated-18 to 109. Tlie house tlien went into committee of the whole on the i.aval appropriation bill. Mr. O'Neil (Penn.) offered an amendment, appropriating $50,000 to improve the League Island navv yard. Lost.-41 to (H. Speaking to a verbal amendment, Mr. Wilkinson (La.) advocated the establishment of a naval yard at Algiers, Louisiana. Mr. Lodge said the matter of establishing a naval yard on the gulf was under consideration in the commiitee. The claims of Algiers, Fensacola, Port Royal and other places were presented, and, without coming to a conclusion, the committee rose. At 5 o'clock the house adjourned. . Tlie Fariuer'4 Vrleiids. Washington, April 10.-The house committee on Agriculture heard A. Graves, of the Georgia agriculture association, and J. P. Jones, representing the colored planters of Arkansas,both colored, who made arguments aga nst the compound lard bill. Charles Counsel-man and Murray Nelson, of the Chicago board of trade, addressed the committee in oppo ition to the anti-option bill, They said the proposed law would wipe out legitimate s well as illegitimate trade.   If the farmer of Kansas and I ^eb^aska should sell direct ito the -con-8umer,';as -Mr. Butterworth proposed, they said, he would not be receiying 5 cunts a bushel for his grain. Men like themselves helped the farmer by advancing him money on his; crop. Mr. Counselmaa said that bucket shops, aid not the board of trade, had operated to : depress agriculture. Navul Appropriations. WASHraOTON, April 10.-Mr. Hale, from the committeo on naval affairs, reported to the seriate as sraendments to the naval appropriation bill, the bill providing for an assistant scorotary of the navy atl?4.500 a year, and the biU heretofore reported by him to further increase the naval establishment by the construction of eight battle-ships of 9,500 to 10,000 tons displacement, two armoreJ coast defense vessels, three guh-boats. ^nd appropriating $'5,000,000 toward the construotion and $1',000,000 toward the armament of the vessels. a Republican Ciwoue. .Washinqton, Apri 10.-The Rupub-lioan caucus committee of the house has issued a call for a caucus for to night to �consider questions of policy. The 'Vtia-dom silver bill, it is understood, � ill be the principal topic considered, and the caucus is expected tor decide the attitude the majority will take with regard to it. Randall's Condition. . ^ WASEUNaTON^ April 10.-At a late hour Representative Randall's c ndition had cbaqged but little since morning. He is, however, easier, than hp was Tuesday night, but rs^iU faan exceedibgiy cjiticalcooditivnr' "        \ .   � KtirKINLKT'S TAKJr* n>,y,,. Tlie Moiliinrc I^iUely to Itenvli tlio Hoiini; Mie l'r<;n(iii(, Week. W.vsHlNOTON, April 10 -Mr.McKinley has nearly co pleted his report of the lariff bill and will present it to the ways and means coiiimlttfje to-day. Mr. Carlisle is busy on the minority report, and if he presents it to the full committee lo-day the liill will be reported to the liouae Friday or Saturday, The Republican members of the ways and means committee decided to wipe cut the si'otion in the bill increasing the duly on line linens and incorporating the present tariff jjrbvision in its place. The question of adopting fourteen inches as a standard for fixing the duty on imported gloves of the finer grades, was considered by tlio confereu;;e and a vote on chani g the section covering them in the MoKi.iley bill resulted in a tie. The matter went over, pending further action. A delegation representing the carpet and upholstery niail|^facturera%ppeared before the committn^ and asked that chenille hangings lie included in the McKinley bill under a specific instead of a general paragraph. New Custom Tloune f��r New Vork. Washinoton, ApHl 10.-The house committee on pu|)lic buildings and grounds agreed on aibill providing for the erection of a new custom house and aiipraisers' wiirehouse in New York. Tlie bill limits the amount to be paid for site to $.3,000,000, ann limits the cost of the building to 5,000,000. The secretary of the treasury is authorized to sell the prt-sent custom hoiige property at auction lo the highest bidder for not less ban 4,000,000. The secretary is also authorized, if he deems it proper, to ap-po'nt five citizens of ihe state of New York who shall lie designated as United fct.ites building commissioners, aniJ who shall be charged with the erection and .construction of the ue .v custom house and appraiiicrs' v.'arehouso. Illinois and MlttslHsippl Canal. Washi.vgton, April 10.-The speaker laid before the house a letter from the secretary-of war transmitting a preliminary report from the chief of engnieers upon the location of the Illinois and Mississippi canal, in fiompliance with a provision in the river and harbor act of August 11, \Siii<. Captain W. L. Mar-sliall, of tlie corps of engineers to whom this work was assigned, reports that the detailed plans of all oonstructiois necessary to establish navigation over this route; will be submitted on or b fore May 8. He states that the detailed estimates for the construction of this canal will not differ iiiutorialiy from the estimates already submitted, namely: S(5,-3v!4,05!i, for the canal ami feeder" Corb]u*8 .lob Is Good. Philadelphia, Pa., April 10,-At the meeting of the Reading board of mana-geiT, Messrs. Baer, C'aldweh and Shipley resigned, an! Mossi's. Thora'ds Dolan Honry Q. Gibson ^'nd A. A. M^Leod. vice president aiiiijgeneral manager were elected in tliBIvplaces. This was a surprise, and seems to make Mr. Corbin stronger than evcr. It is said that two managers, who were fir t asked to resign in favor of Messrs. Dolan and Gibson, declined to do so. The Reading Coal and Iron company managers met. Messrs, Corbin and Shipley withdrew from the board and Messrs. Dolan and Gibson were elected in their places. Tlic'Soutliern riivifie JClevtiou. San fra^'CISC0, April 10.-The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Southern Pacific railroad company was held here. The following directors were elected: C. P. Iluntiligton, Leland Stanford, Chailes f. Crocker, Thonia E. Stillinan, f. H. Hubbard, A. F. .Towne, J. C. Stubbs, E. H. Miller, jr., S. T. Gage, W, V. Huntington and W. E, BroAvii. The nevbo&rd of directors then elected officers as follows: President, C. P. Huntington; first vice president, C. F, Crocker; second vice president. A. F, Towne; third vice president, J. C. Stubbs. Huntington accepted the presidency. .( nrljlii Ik Not llasliful, Philadelhiia, April 10.-President Corbin, replying to a banker's recent inquiry as to the conilitiou of the Reading and its branches, wrote the purposes for wliioh he took charge of the property have been practically aocoinplishedl The reori;ahizatioci plan has been carried out. the floating debt paid, the company's credit restored and the impudent and threate ing laborer organizations broken up. The road has been greatly improv. d and much new freight equipment provided. Waited T.oiig:for Keeiproctty. Ottawa, Ont., April 10.-In the house of commons during debate on the tariff Hon. Mr. Foster, minister of finance, said the governinent intended to franie their own policy without thought of outside powers. They had waited, he continued, many, yeai-s for a reciprocity treaty with the United: States, and vre were not going to wait any' longer; Canada could not afford to be crayeu;; She was not hostile to the United States, but liad her own interests to 1 okafter,: This the governmentintended lo do. DESOLATE mCK. The Vicinity of Akron, O,, Visited by a Cyclone. PKOPLE KILLED, FAKBIS SWEPT, UulldlnKS, Fences and Grain MJiiele in the Itning-Roanoke, Va,, the Scene of a Death Dcallnir Tornado-A Disaatrouti Fire at Decatur, Ala. Worlcuien Oppote Prbteotioii, Boston, April 10.-The propo3ed tax on imported hides is cohdemned by the members of the boot and shoe workers' international union; Secretary Skefflng-ton says: "It is believed that certain makers would take advantage of a tax to reduce wages and that at the same time the consumer would be called on to pay more," The Oil �xohangeR. New YORtc, April ,]<).-The repr. sen-tatives of the various Oil exchanges reconvened. Resolutions relegating the matter and manner of trading in pipeline c rtifloates to the goyorniug committee of the Consolidated exrihange, subject to ratification by the other ex-change.1, were unanimously adopted, Rhode Island's Inveslieatiug nninmittee. PaoviDENCE, R. I,, April 0.-The joint cpminittee to investigate the state home and school was appointed by the legist iture. It consists of three Riepub-licans and two Democrats from the senate and three Democrats and two Republicans from the house. Ilbttlos Rise. PiTT8BUna, April 10.-A meeting of the Western. Association of Green Bottle .Manuifaotuiers was held here. The trade ^'as well ropresented. ;The prioQ of fruit jars was kdvanced.iO per cent, Akron, O., April 10.-The worst cyclone in the history of this section, struck .Sharon township and mowed a swath twenty rods wide and six miles long directly toward Akron, but arose above the surface' far enough to ' pass harmless over this city. Six miles east of Akron, it again struck the earth, and thence continued its course southeast for several miles with unabated fury. In Sharon township the farm buildings, crops and stock of Uriah Woersler, Richard Brown, Isaac Brown, Frank La-croix, George W. Cane, Abraham Lytle, Henry Chandler, Chris F. Wall, Reese Wall, Matthew Bramley, Frank Bram-ley, Hughes Frank and Henry W..11 were de troyed in ten minutes. Immediately after the cyclone passed searching parties were organized. The body of Hughes Frank was found forty rods from the site where his house had stood. Mrs. Frank was found ViO rods farther on, so badly injured that she cannot live, Matthew Bramley was caught by falling timbers and fatally hurt, Frank Bramley's house was blown from its foundation and buried in the wreck, which took Are from the stove. A hired man rescued Bramley, The wreck was entirely consumed, Richard Brown was blown a quarter of a mile and left against a stump, where he was found unconscious and badly hurt. After passing over Akron the cyclone struck the farms of Messrs. Sweitzer, Robinson, Herwick, Brown, Wise Humbaugh, Hyers and Callahan, in Springfield township, destroying buildings, stock, crops, forests, orchards and farms. Alfred Herwick, the only person severely hurt, will recover. a IJig I.,oss at Decatur, Ala. Decatub, April lO.-All the United States Rolling Stock company's shops, except the wood department, are on fira This loss constitutes more than one-half of the property belonging to the company ac this place. Two hundred men will"be thrown out of employment, besides the loss of more than 100,000 to .the company. Later reports make the loss ?200,000, and about four hundred Ijborers are thrown out of einployinent. About fifty box cars just compk'ted were burned. The builduig as a wJjoJe was the largest in the south, and employed, including the clerical force, nearly five hundred men. The insurance could not be ascertained.   The iii'e Wiis accidental. A Tornado   Strllccs   lioanulie - Housck Blown Down and People Killed. Roanoke, Va., April 10.-The greatest tornado for many years passed over this city last evening. The cast house at the Crozier iron furnace was blown down and three laborers ki led and one mortally wounded. Loss to the furnac.' company $5,000. Nearly one liundred dwellings in course of erection, were complete y demolished. The Salem furnace was blown down, and a heavy loss is reported, and buildings in that vicinity were reduced to ruins. The loss in city and neighborhood is $10,000. Another Flood at Jolinstown. Johnstown, Pa., April 10,-The river here is spreading out over the entire lower portion of the city, and much anxiety is felt by the residents. Wit-more, about twelve miles from here, is entirely ii undated. The water there is four feet deep. Woodvale is also under water to a great extent The Cambria works are entirely flooded and liave phut down. Both the Cambria and Woodvale bridges are gone. The St. Clair reservoir above Morrillville will likely be flooded,and if this occurs great damage will result. . On I.al
                            

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