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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - August 28, 1890, Burlington, Iowa ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.)BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. came to blows. Au Exciting Scene in the House of Representatives. CauHOD’ Mason aud Others Kn-L, Je m a Hot Personal Discussion— — Work of the Senate— Washington News. The ^ashesgtox, Aug. Cornin!: the opponents of tho lard bill, Za bv Mason, of Illinois, at once began I Mi Lustering- After an hour spent mostly in roll calls the previous question on Lie motion to approve the journal was ordered and carried. Mr Turner, of New York, then set I ut oil bis task of consuming time and -'nook as his text the Cannon resolution of [ psterday. Turner criticised Cannon itery strongly and then yielded to Mc- '^The gentleman from Illinois, said McAdoo was an adept scholar in the school iff arbitrary methods. What right had IL gentleman to indict his peers and Cd them up to the country as leaving foe ball for the purpose of evading re-isoondbilitv. After ridiculing Cannon's statesmanship and historical knowledge Se cast his store of ridicule upon Can-- love for the farmer. Then ensued Ithe Stormiest scene of the session. Mr. Cannon admitted lie was not a '"reat'statesman, and also admitted the superiority of the gentleman from New ‘Jersey in that respect. His friend ^abounded in one thing, and that was wind. and under pressure it went out. 'There was instantiy great confusion and lisorder in the hall. Mr. McAdoo shouted out he wanted the woirds to go upon record, as a speci-m*>n oil Cannon's \ ulgarity. Mr.' Caruth. of Kentucky, suggested the propriety (rf clearing the galleries of ladies, while Enloe vas clamoring for iacogoition on a »jxn stion of order. \«ain McAdoo shouted out to Cannon: ■‘If you can afford to let that go on cord. as a specimen of your stable ckey wit. I can afford to leave it there. cannot indulge in blackguardism with 0I!; you ought to argue with a stable {key, that is your size." * Final!'' Enloe was recognized on hi* -intof order aud demanded that the r=ords bo taken down. "Aftera brief discussion, the speaker ferruled the point of order on the found that Enloe's proper course would 'avobeen to call the gentleman to order nd nut to raise a point of order. Mr. Enloe appealed from the derision. a storm was brewing. Its muttor-s were heard when Mason, coming foil the aisle near which Cannon was iting. in a tone audible only to those Jo wore in tin* immediate vicinity, beento denounce that gentleman in no leasured words. He tit elated if Cannon's folly were in the gallery he would not “ve uttered the words he did. His ifasun's) family were in the gallery and iwould not -ii tamely by and hear em insulted. Some gentleman in the vicinity said belie pasM'd. hut, •■'•fore anything more focus occurred, the storm broke out iii mother garter. Wilson, of Washing-taking occasioi to defend Cannon's Ion, aroused tim ire of Beckwith. Hot rd-were exchanged, the lie passed, ‘id a blow was given. Friends seized th men and timidly quieted them, while foy democrat was on his feet thorough-* enjoying the spectacle, of a family rrel. fMr. Holm* suggested the house should ‘optthe London prize ring rules. lh was main minutes before order was Stored and it required vigorous wield-j of the sp aker’s gavel before the irk could proceed with the roll call. 'The decision of the chair was sustained. Mr, Cannon then rose and said:    ‘T ive for a moment's attention from tho Duse. A few moments ago the gentlest! from Now Jersey denounced my foci; as a member of the house yester-y as infamous. Smarting, perhaps. der rue characterization of the gentle-Du from New Jersey, and recollecting 11 tho!;g!11 it was legit imate to criti-i his art ii mi since he had been a mem-Jt of the house, having in mind that jins the* hist congress he made a ch aaa,list the Mills bill and voted t. and thinking he was somewhat IN for talking one* way and voting ‘thor. I made the remark I did. And any member feels that the priveleges taste of the house have been violated. fill be ghid to make any modifications withdrawal in my power." Pl Cannon then proceeded to argue in •or of th speedy passage of the lard hue thing in* felt rested upon every JBI ber and ‘ ft. fille • ss of the house was —When the resumed thisBURLINGTON, IOWA, THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 28, ISIK). (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK. That the raw or tax whatever. The mitt .. . -r . i the farmers in every sh/ •" i a ! Ttmi»ntimU,i :    V    tllC    UniOIl. I * entire busin.oss, inplnHino ♦ ► from whi.’h .hat commodity ara^'wa* governed by the combination of ail or substantially all tho manuf iot Lr! of cordage and binding twines ‘    ' combination controlled actu* material (sisal, jute, etc ) in nlaccs where it was grown, and also limited the product of the manufactured article and hired its prices They were in no need of protection. They were amendable to the law against trusts, and certainly the senate should not translate in favor of men under the ban of outlawry. Passim' from the special subject Davis addresses himself to the “Desirability of unrestricted commercial relations with our sister republic in the south.” Ile would, he said, retain the duties on sugar as an instrument of coercive enlargement of meat protection persuasion to the the American foreign trade by remitting that duty as a consideration therefore. As to wool. he would give to the American farm-ei* lite fullest protection on tho kinds of wool that he raised, but if it was found the American farmers could not or would not produce the coarse wools of the Argentine Republic, he would retain the duty on coarse wool ft oui South America as a basis of negotiation for reciprocity, that would create a market in that country for tin* products of the farms and the factories of the United States. He would adopt the same policy as to hides, rubber, cocoa, cabinet woods, and many other articles. Ile would also adopt retaliatory measures against France, Germany and England for their exclusion of American products. That would be true to the American farmer. Mr. McPhe rson’s substitute for the wood schedule and some amendments offered by Plumb to some of its paragraphs went over without action, leaving the whole schedule still open. The sugar schedule was also passed over informally and the tobacco schedule (F) was taken up. After a couple of amendments had been offered and rejected, schedule G, (agricultural products and provisions) was reached. Paragraph 23.A in that schedule was, on motion of Aldrich, made to read “slice]), one year old or more, SI.50 per head: less than one year old, 75 cents per head." The paragraph relating to barley having been reached Aldrich withdrew the amendment of the finance committee to reduce the duty from JO to 25 cents per bushel, leaving it at the rate of 30 cents. The duty on barley malt was left a 45 cents. The rice paragraph was reached and then the senate went into executive -('--ion and soon adjourned. EXPEDITING THE TARIFF EILL. THE POLITICAL CALDRON. Ohio State Democratic Convention at Springfield. Wisconsin Democrats at Milluaukec— Conventions in Washington and Idaho—South Dakota Republicans—Political News. Sim: I NG field, O., Aug. 27.—At tho democratic state convention to-day Thaddeus E. Cromlcy, of Pickaway county, was nominated for secretary of state, and George B. Okoy for judge of the supreme court. The report of the committee on resolutions was presented and agreed to. The platform demands a reduction of the tariff; favors laws for the suppression of trusts and other combinations of the kind; hails with satisfaction the awakening among the farmers to the evils of republican legislation under which they are suffering, and invite them to join with the democrats to promote legislation which will better their condition; favors free coinage of silver at its present ratio with gold, and denounces among other things the republican party for its duplicity to the soldiers of the late war in not fulfilling its pledges made to them; the federal election bill, the despotic codo of rules of tin* present house of representatives, and the arbitrary proceedings of its presiding officer. The resolutions close with high praise of the prudent, patriotic and economical administration of state affairs under Governor Campbell and the democratic legislature. For member of the boardof public works Leopold Kiefer was nominated. lion. Calvin S. Brice was called to the stand and made a few remarks, and at 1:30 the convention adjourned. THE TWENTY-FOURTH ILLINOIS. ernor, all denounced the law as unnecessary. While delelarlng they were in favor of teaching English in all schools, they said they were opposed to compulsion. The nominating speeches were not Finished until six o'clock, when the First ballot was taken and it resulted as follows: Geo. W. Peck, 115; Gabriel Bouck, 57: John Winans, 48; John W. Knight, 50, and William F. Bailey, 13. The convention met again at 8 o’clock, when the second ballot was taken. Peek’s vote fell off to 13'.), and Bouck's increased to 02. Peek's great strength is due to his large majority as mayor of Milwaukee, when he was elected last spring and when the Lutherans deserted the republican party on account of the Bennett law. Peek was nominated on the seventh ballot. Colonel Jones, of Racine, was nominated for lieutenant governor, and the convention adjourned until to-morrow. GENERAL POLITICAL MATTERS. Convention of Democratic Clubs. Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 27.—The convention of democratic clubs assembled here yesterday afternoon for the proper consolidation of the democracy of the state in an association of clubs. Letters of regret were read from ex-President Cleveland, Governor Hill, of New York, John M. Palmer, of Illinois, and others. demo-of the Plan for Saving Time When It Goes Into Conference—Aldrich's Mot ion Adopted. Washington, Aug. 27.—An arrangement is being talked of now to expedite consideration of the tariff bill after it goes back to the house. It is suggested that the senate ask a conference upon its amendment without waiting for a reference to, and report from, the committee on ways and means. This plan has been pursued in the past, and inquiry of the house members shows that such a request svouid doubtless be acceded to, at best a member of the committee on tfays and means believes at least ten days will be required to get the bill out of conference. Five, and probably seven, members will be appointed from each branch of congress to settle upon the form of the bill as it shall be finally passed. These will be selected from Senators Sherman, Allison, Aldrich, Hiseock, Harris, McPherson, Voorhees, and Carlisle and Representatives McKinley, Burrows, Bayne, Dinglcy, Gear, Mills, McMillan, and Flower._ LOYAL TO HIS PARTY. w i' to keep a quorum nails 8] N iijii.:. ;!„ (j idwisjr,!) th.' I bi . wa- a,ti:.. Hr MoAiio ros v. i' en approved -yeas . stated the vote re-lestion of sustaining '(leaker in holding the ■bed business. 1 rose to a question of priv--‘■ntleman from Illinois (Canst c wht lo* called an explain he McAdoo) and those t t>i. construed as an attack icM. He asked two mi flutes in Who reply hut. at the speaker's roil 11Ft*!(I the remarks for the S) Lad lion. . And I remark) '‘•o’ : '■! the speaker'' dee Lion the "lice more left without a _    *'(»    minutes    granted to McAdoo * WU agonied him. lh* Said lie had 1 w ~*-utleman from Illinois, by a Kmu! manly statement, would have >_( niiiiM’if 0f th,, suspicion of hav-Iu'l 71;'il v«lsarity into the debate. not done so. A gentleman Tri. 1 'd ,1,ldor no circumstance ■ - ''ending to vulgar, indecent '..nu remarks, or remarks construed a- such. '■ *i ti non said lie could add nothing int fo    said. lie had disdained lid    °* living anvthing that Q "ound tie- feel:, delicate. *s in and that of propriety of Congressman Watson's Desire to Vote oil Important Measures Hastened His Death. Washington, Aug. 27.—There is something unusually pathetic in thedeath of Congressman Watson, of Pennsylvania. Lewis Watson died for ids party’s sake. He lies dead to-day because he felt his party's call to be supreme. When the first contested election case was up iii the house, before the adoption of the rules which created a “visible quorum," every republican was summoned to his seat to make a quorum. Mr. Watson was sick in bed. His physician, Dr. Magruder, forbade him to leave his room, but when a second dis-pateh came Mr. Watson, despite the warning of the physician and that of his wife, arose and came on to Washington. Ile voted and went home to bed. When the federal election bill was to be voted on he was again telegraphed for. His doctor wired back that it wa* out of the question. Iii* friend* in the house sought to procure a pair, but the democrats refused to arrange a pair. They knew how ill he was. It was the general belief that he might die at any moment, and the democrats, as they told his friends, “would not pair a dead vote with a living one.” Mr. Watson learned the night before the voting day that no pair could be arranged, and knowing how much his party needed every vote, hi* loyalty was greater to him than life. Ile came on to Washington and was almost carried into the house. More dead than alive, lie was taken back nome. and for weeks his life hung by a thread. The second trip to Washington had completely exhausted him; careful attendance and tender nursing saved his life, and he recovered sufficiently to be taken to the seashore. His doctor told him this time that any further attempt to attend to his work meant death, but when last week the general dispatch went out to all republicans calling them back for the agricultural bills, Mr. Watson defied death and came back. Saturday ho was in his scat all day, and^ yesterday he was on his way to the house when death struck him down. Democratic Senatorial Convention at Dallas* City, To-Day. [Special to the Hawk-Eye.] Dallas City, Aug. 27.—Tho democratic senatorial convention of the twenty-fourth district composed of Hancock, Henderson and Mercer counties will convene in this city to-morrow, for the nomination of two representatives to the state general assembly. The indications are that candidates will ta* presented from all these counties, and that a lively contest will occur on tho assemblage of the delegates this morning. It is believed to-night that tho Hon. Freeman Plant/, of Warsaw, Hancock county, will be one of the nominees. It probable that the other candidate will be selected from either Mercer or Henderson county, although the Honorables Wesley C. Williams and John 1). Stevens, of Hancock, have a strong following and one or tho other may bo placed upon thogicket with i Mr. Plant/.. The convention will be composed of thirty-four votes: of this j number twenty are from Hancock conn- j tv, thus Hancock county hold* the key to the situation, and by united action on the part of her delegates tho convention. The twenty-fourth senatorial district has in the past elected two republicans so often that the district is regarded as republican. But tho democratic party in these three counties seem to believe that it is possible to elect two members of the legislature from this district. With this belief in view it is expected that the convention will nominate the strongest men in tin* party. Anderson, of Henderson, the present representative in this district, and Guthrie, of Mercer. are the nominees of the republican party and are both strong men and the race In this senatorial district promises to be interesting and will be carefully watched not only by the politicians of Illinois, but by those of her sister state, Iowa. Democrat* of the Tenth. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Webster City, Aug. 27.—Tin erat ie congressional convention Tenth district met here to-day and nominated Hon. J. J. Russell a* candidate for congress against Dolliver. Russell is an independent republican who is at outs with his party upon the prohibition question. National Greenback Convention. Indianapolis, Aug.27.—The national Greenback convention convened to-day. About fifty people assembled. Col. Jones took charge of the convention. Ile pointcd out the dangers of section and scored both of the parties for what they had and had not done. Ile advocated a financial policy based on a fixed volume of paper money, regulated by law. A love feast followed. South Dakota Republicans. MIK HELL, 8. I)., Aug. 27.—Th) publican state convention met at t ids afternoon. At the evening session, tin-state convention effected a organization by choosing C. permanent chairman. The then adjourned till to-morrow re- two republican permanent II. Sheldon eon volition "THE HOUSE IS HAUNTED!” Strange Lights in aDeserten Residence at Decorah, Iowa. Much Excitement Cauked Among the Resilient)*—A Double Murder Suspected An Investigation on Foot-General Iowa News. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] De* Moines, Aug. 27.—A telegram received from Decorah, Iowa, to-night says inten*e excitement is caused by mysterious lights in an unoccupied house in that city. The house was formally occupied by Samuel Johnson, who, with a mistress and child made it their home, and Hie neighbors wejtc accustomed to hear the cries of the child, but in March last quietness came and in that month Johnson disappeared. At the .time much comment was caused and the matter was brought to the attention of Sheriff Nogard. A search of the premises unearthed the remains of the woman and child buried in the cellar. The lights in the house, which have appeared nightly since the finding of the woman’s body. are described by some as being similar to that of a candle arid by other* as phosphorescent. They disappear when visitors approach, and parties have been organized to solve the enigma by vigilant watch. THE FARMERS’ CONGRESS. mentaiy deranged last evening aud attempted to hang himself in his burn, but was discovered by hi* little daughter Flossie, in time to save his I j f.-. and after being resusitated In* was placed under guard, but at about midnight lie succeeded in getting hold of an old hatchet, with which he again attempted to take his life. He was taken to-day to Independence. Burglar* at Et. Dodge. l r. Dodge, Aug. 27.—The annual fall house-breaking campaign has opened up in Fort Dodge, it has just been discovered that la*t week, in the absence of II. AV. Kelly and family, their house on Market street wa> entered by burglars and robbed of nearly everything that was property and portable. The full extent of the loss is not known but it will amount to several hundred dollar SIGO worth of silverware alone i ing. No clue to the burglars. ()ver mi**- Si Sons of Veterans Encampment. Jose PH. Mo., Aug. 27.—Tin* third Flick Nominated ut Chariton. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] UnAiirroN, la.. Aug. 27.—At the congressional convention here to-day I*'lick wa* nominated on the first ballot, receiving i.inei;, eight out of one hundred votes. He wa- then declared unanimously nominated. The best of feeling prevails. Hamilton Nominated at Cedar Rapids. Uedak Rapids, Aug. 28—The lit"t district democrats, tiff* afternoon nominated for congress, .Tho. G. Hamilton, of Cedar Rapids, speaker of the last Iowa lion*'* of representatives. Second Day's Session at Council Bluffs. Council Bluffs, Aug. 27.—The second day's session of the national farmers’congress began this morning at nine o’clock. The invocation was delivered by N. AV. Taylor. In the absence of Hon. .Milton George, editor of the Chicago Ruralist, who was billed to speak on the subject of the Farmers’ Alliance. of which he is the founder, Hon. Josiah AVheeler, of Kansas, presented the first paper of the morning. His subject was “Legislation for Farmers.” President Kalb then introduced Hon: Edward Rosewater, editor of the Omaha Her, who spoke on the silver question, taking the position that the law recently passed by congress is ample for the demands for stimulating silver production and increasing the volume of money. He opposed the unlimited coinage at the expense of tin* government in the in-torc't of the bullion owners. At the afternoon session, lion. AA’. G. Freeman, of Maine, spoke on tile agricultural interests of New England and Hon. AV. FL Work, of Indiana, delivered an address condemning tho protective tariff policy a* hostile to the best interests of the country. day of the encampment of the Son* of Veterans was devoted to business sessions. Communications from President Harrison and Governoi Francis were read expressing regrets at, nqt being able to attend. To-night at AA'yan park, in the arena of the great amphitheatre and in the presence of ten thousand people, the prize drill* for purse- of *500 were given. To Serve Out a Sentence. M \lisii.vI.flown, Aug. J7.—Joe Rains-barger, of Steamboat Rock. wa* brought here by Sheriff Meader. of Eldora, to serve out a ten month.'' sen!>*iiee L>r assault with intent to commit gnat bodily injury on one Schmidt, north of by shooting at him. isled to be moved ANXIETY IN FRANCE. Result of Emperor William’s Visit to the Czar. Evidence That Kunia Remain* Friendly to the Republic—The Irish Famine and Rent Onestion— Heligoland—Foreign New*. Steamboat Rainsbarger from Eldora. toe iv, req in XoKTIlW from tile country last week did no fell here from morning and Ii benefited. Benefited Pasture1 mid, la., Aug. •; London, Aug. 27. The German em percr’s visit to the czar is still occupying the minds of thoughtful men a1! over Europe. In France particularly there is deep anxiety. Every intelligent Frenchman knows that if the kaiser succeded in detaching the Russian autocrat from the French alliance and obtaining his consent to tim general disarmament program, the outlook for F ranee would be blue. It would mean that the republic would have to fight Germany, Austria and Italy unaided. With or without a reduction of the active army, this would be overwhelming odd*. With Russia and some, at least, of tin* Balkan J response to a letter on the * .bjc 'tate' on her side, the chances would be more nearly equal, even if Lord Sa!i*-bury should throw the power of England into the scale against France, a would tind tremendous opposi-at home. Frenchmen derive insolation, therefore, from the published in the Vienna Tny-ry well-informed paper, that their quarter* in the St. Cloud hotel and spent the morning in arranging a program for “spreading the strike.” Mr. Powderly wa* tired aft* r iii' efforts on the Union square platform !a*t night, and did not leave iii' room. Mr. Hay#** came downstairs at ten off some dispatch* - and plan of campaign to the r “AA *; do not intend to «■ beyond the New York * ’* som** time yet.,” said Mr. our energies for the next be devoted to tying up the ha* been declared, and th promise. I think we Lav* road pretty badly already, take much more work on it up." A LETTER FROM ARTHUR. He Explain* Hi* Position on the New York Central strike. New Yoke, Aug. 27. The letter given below wa* written by P. M. Arthur, chief engineerof the Grand Internationa! Brotherhood of the Locomotive Fmgi-ne«*rs, to an engineer on the Avenue elevated road. The b it* o dock to send announced his ]K>rters. tend the -trike rural road for Have*. “Al! few day* will Central. War •re I- no com-crippled the md it wi our part not > tie Centrrl I of Art bs strike and is the r. which fully * firs hi thing lotion to great c< statement binit, a v* Russia will not co of the forces now Austrian ami Tu if correct, means ation remrin* pre the festivities at ment was readied betw* it is suspected that it ce t ion 1 Iv n i g low*: Cl I tear cowards the it- of La bo . V KLAM), J Sir tutti IS wit itral Third * is in of the ranee posited the fol- :-ent to th* withdrawal massed on the German. •lush frontiers. That, hat the European situ •isely a* it stood before Narva. If any agree-l the emperors erre d Armenia tm* 2 to i rj * T clipping* fr< closed, re* * have not r* derly. ' ate I to de his I** pers Kept tro.'t: show that th harm. A 'tea* Saturday night. .to pasture* ai.* STREET CARS. of rain this rather than Europe. cited ii' to what con' in exchange. and curiosity •ession the *-7ar ex- st reel Crossing I .litho Democrats. City, Idaho, Aug. 2 leu* ( ITV, maim, Aug. 2».—At the evening se*sion of tile democratic state convention yesterday, Samuel FL Taylor wa* nominated for lieutenant governor. .fudge Reed Accepts. ( olm IL Bluffs, Aug. 27.—Congressman Reed has returned to his home from AVashington and yesterday forwarded his letter of acceptance to the chairman of the congressional committee. Republican Convention Organized. Dktkoit, Aug. 27.—After organizing, tin* republican convention adjourned until to-morrow. KNIGHTS TEMPLARS IN CAMP. OPPOSING THE BENNETT LA AV. Oil can of th wed th( hon.* wa* ord**red aud ,®"uon to disjx'n ■’ wa* lost. X I piesenco id ]us member " it h furl her pro- arr.*'! m 0l!erod a ^solution for m„. . absentee*, directing the l° t,‘lc«r^I»1' for the ab-ra ’• revoking all leave* of lites*X V    granted    on    account S'-!.'    "’(!> agreed '“('n adjourned. to. and the "HS SENATE. the Tariff' Mad*- with Measure 1(,v i -*• *ii the senate tie von,-mo |v,oforf> 'diet ed inst ruet-‘sas wij:1'ni!o" 10 issue such ‘ spliituou “ Pn'VeMt th(‘ 1!l,',ior< in ,hf‘ senate debated o' ’ wu\tilk,‘n111P- Aft*‘r der tho i ni(' i'digth. a motion fata s° '-'Bon to the committee ’■wried and it w: 1 "’ti' so re tort . in b Adv ■fiOl: I .('j j) ‘rson d r Davis addr. VO hen taken up, I he siihst it ut** offered tho fee Pill was on th* lord;., wood.” the senate. Ile "a*, in its general measure and he of .1    't>;    entirety,    but ll” ‘n',M ltl(*ation of some of 1 * * I n nu tv I**« • -    i torii]' SSU(i bill devi*’d '-oGeiso ‘ :* hof ^'inthl f.houa:,u il should be ^^'ure to thT? °f rrH*,rocity v'it!i    American    farmers ^ith Ai]ierLnar°nS' esPecially r'° and \y,. , Ventral America. Was one mo,    islands. But ary }»Por£lln 1,10 biU of extra“ .foto: that u-. '    'ko people of rfoton the arth I |ing twines' 1,1 ^should) sbould go on the subject to no duty GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS. An Indian Agent to be Investigated. \Va*hixgton. Aug. 27.—The Indian bureau recently received a report from A. T. Lea, who ha.' been engaged in laking the census of the Sioux tribe of Indians. He completed the count of Indian* on Rosebud agency in South Dakota, and find* there are 5,106 men, women and children located there. As the Indian office for the last several year* ha* been distributing rations at the agency on th*'basis of a population of 7.500, naturally the inquiry arose a* to what had become of the other 2,334 Indians and their rations. This query was put to Indian Agent \\right, who reported each quarter th* drew rations and, in . . allowed to take the enumeration himself. At this enumeration only I'••> mole Indian* were found than in Lea s count. He thereupon accounted for the discrepancy by stating that an cpidonn* among the Indians last year had off a large number. The agency chins, however, report during the year. An be had.    _________ The National World’s Fair Exhibit. Washington, Aug. 27.--An informal meeting of the members of the board o control and management of the govern- ment exhibit to be made at the AV one s Columbian Exposition was held to-day. An hour was spent in examination ol to law and in a comparison of views witli respect to the host methods of operations and it was determined the first Pu ma meeting for organization and to '‘nU^ iipoii active work and preparation iv oli o he held next week, when it i=? expects the representatives of all branches o the government will be present. number who reply, asked to be taken physi-only IO deaths investigation will hun The Silver Purchase. Washington, Aug. 27. live dred and seventy-eight thousand ounce of silver wero purchased to-day at prices ranging from §1.19 toSl.lOL. Democratic State Convention at Waukee Select Candidates. Milwaukee, Aug. 27.—The democratic *tato convention was called to order shortly after noon to-day by Chairman Wall, of the state central committee. J. M. Morrow, of Sparia. was made temporary chairman. Mr. Morrow in his speech referred to Grover Cleveland, whereupon the delegates went wild with enthusiasm. Long and loud applause followed every mention against the Bennett law. A motion was adopted referring all resolutions to the committee without reading and the eonven-tion at 12:55 adjourned till three o’clock. Ex-Secretary of the Interior Vilas wa* made chairman of the committee of resolution*. The platform adopted is a* follows: Extravagance everywhere marks the republican rule. The present national administration has already exhausted the large surplus received from its democratic predecessor and now. with constantly growing revenues, the treasury is threatened with a deficit. The whole country is burdened by oppressive war taxes, enhancing the cost of the necessaries of life. The people, and especially the agricultural and laboring classes ask relief from these unjust burdens imposed in the increase of monopolies. The republican party answers this request by legislation increasing the tariff. The democratic party insists that the present tariff' should be reduced and taxation lowered to meet the just requirements of neces-fary public expenses. In state, as in national affairs, the republican party exhibits extravagance, corruption and unjustifiable interference with individual and constitutional rights. Great increase in state expenses and the creation of an army of needless officer*. paid out of the state treasury, to perform republican party service, show the same disposition to impose on the people aud squander their money for party gain prevails in Madison a* in Washington. We pledge that the democratic party, if intrusted with state government, will reduce state expenses to a point necessary for an economical administration of state affair*: and it will cover into the treasury all the interest on state funds and vigorously prosecute legal proceedings to recover th*4 interest on the moneys heretofore taken by th** state treasurers. We oppose any diversion of the public school funds to sectarian us**'. Tin* democratic party created tin* public school system of this state and will always jealously guard and maintain it. The Bennett law is a local manifestation of the settled republican policy of paternalism. Favoring th** laws providing for the compulsory attendance at school of    all    children, we believe the school law in force prior to the passage of the Bennett law guaranteed to all children of the state an opportunity for education and in this essential feature    was stronger than the Bennett law. The underlying principle of the Bennett law is the needless interference with the parental rights and liberty of conseence. The provisions for its enforcement place the accused at the mercy of tho school director* and deny his right to a trial by a jury, according to tho law of the land. To mask this tyrannical invasion of individual and constitutional rights the shallow plea in defense of the English language    is    advanced. The history of this state, largely poo-plod with foreign born citizens, demonstrate* the fact that the natural cause and necessities of the situation are ad Mincing the growth of the English language. to the greatest possible extent We therefore denounce that law as un necessary, unwise, unconstitutional, un-American and undemocratii, mand its repeal. The ad oped unanimously, whatever was offered to the plan demanding the repeal of the Bennett law, and the speakers in their addresses nominating various candidates for gov- Tuchc Commanderies Already at Havana and Others Experted. Havana, IIL, Aug. 27.—The Knights Templar's encampment at this place is proving to be a decided success. The weather is perfect and the fraternity are taking advantage of it to attend th** encampment. There are now twelve commanderies present and several others are expected. Members of the order of the Eastern Star and their families will be given ;» reception to-morrow, and it is thought thcr** will bu several thousand present. De Molay band gave a concert at the camp this evening, which was at-tonded by all of Havana. MYSTERIOUS SHOOTING. A Cornu ry I.ii*l Shot Twice by Some One Unknown. Iowa City. Aug. 27. Two very mysterious accidents, incidents, or attempts at murder, if you choose to call them *<», have occurred in the past week. Mr. Joe Koza owns a farm in Lincoln township, which farm i* rented bv Mr. Win. Clason. Last Saturday «'la>o:i\* son. a boy of some twelve or thirteen year*, was playing out in the yard, when a sharp report rang out on tin* air. and a stinging pain ran through the boy's arm, below the elbow. He had been shot. Investigation revealed nothing, and the source or origin of the shooting could not be discovered. Tuesday the boy wa' again out in the yard, when another “crack” burst upon his ear. and tnnmhllc (IMu, ho has again been shot. This time it was bis oilier arm that suffered, having been shot below the elbow, as on Saturday. Th** mystery deepened, but again search was fruitless and no criminal could be discovered. The boy does not know where the shots came from, he claims, and it is certain that the surrounding* prove nothing. The wounded boy is doing well now. There i* no trace of the marksman. A Fierce Encounter For Rights. Lincoln. Aug. 27. — F e- s* vela; past there ha* been an exciting co between the Chicago. Burlington the Missouri Pa*ifie Elkhorn aud Mi"Otiri on one 'id** and th** N Electric St I')*i over th** rig The Belgian Aliners’ strike. London. Aug. 27.—A Might break ha occurred in the Belgian miners' 'trike L I.goo men returning to work at Mo,*:' but nearly 20,000 men are 'till out. ar, there is talk of a general *trik* of a II otter fine my Her that a] a privai will I answ* rn** in that way. Powderly, or ; define the posit! Locomotive trouble on t I DI D * he and wa •ared .MAN. cr of ■ and - en-ay I Pow-a pri-s me (insider* news part. nor "ar;- a-k ierhc En sri i and ly **\ vA p ti.. (Quincy, and til** Fremont, ley railroad' em Lincoln the other, to cross til** tra cr on Eleventh obtained injunction-from interfering with th* tai k* OI the street. Flan’n to prevent th-* crossing. dict and and Malin h-r on liter >rm- parliam The n ha injunction cases were argued Judge F'icld, Tuesday, and he Inver of the street railroad granting    them    the rig!:! cros.'ing.    La>t    night the companies- put iii a Lundr rails at the crossing, but in their resistcnee the crossing w; over on** of their tracks. A tain, with drawn revolver, is it her Both before Id in faun pany, to the rail wa y d extra spite of wa* put in police cap-ccping th** tit to grant ie majority of i* n*) votes and *d cia* 'N'* j- b-yj. irope whi The growing union ha- met >wtiers h> order-nion Steam-which ply ave ation h ha* labor n in- A DESPERATE STRUGGLE. engineers from running an engine aero'* it. To-day Judge F'ield i**ued an order requiring tin* railway official to 'how cause why they should not be punished for contempt of co’::-; in obtruding the crossing for the 'ired railway. Superintendent. Bignell and Yardma*ter Dolan were placed under arrest for disobeying the court's order arid resiting the officers. A compromise is Ii lady to be affected. A PRIEST DISAPPEARS. I workmen to compel universal suffrage, j Belgian workingme th** eapitali'ts and mom ! a more direct control tLa;i in any country in E a parliamentary *;. n j troubles in Australia ar** ! tensity. The Seamen'* i the threat of the v j ing out the crews of Unship Company's steam* between Australia and New Zealand, ana the ga' stokers and other bodie* of organized labor appear to be on ti:** eve of a strike. The English wool trade, which is largely dependent on Australia, ba' already suffered through the trouble with the shipowners, and th** prospect i* decidedly Lad. All over Flngland the doc!, laborers ar** discontented. In Southampton an immediate strike is threatened, and in London. Liverpool. Hull. Bristol and other port- there G much discontent. fora Wht York Central* ti: ti;e engineers ’• pat ion in it and own business when the strik* system i> few vi th" Bro! herbo-j* employed inotli service had b mind their own thing that did them a' engineer the same? I thin1 engineers have I never asked any ot rreo fro! stri< M r br en bim not sin md be ll'. >rder iring ti Seventh Day Adventists. Bloomington. Aug. 27.—The regular exercises of th*' stat** camp-meeting of th** Seventh-Day Adventists, which opened here Monday, will begin Saturday. Fntil that day those in attendance will take part in class meetings during the day and listen to a sermon each evening. Visitors are coming iii from all parts of th** west. Kappa Kappa Gamma Association. Bloomington, Aug. 27.—Nearly one hundred ladies from all parts of the United States are here to the ninth biennial congress of tbs Kappa Kappa Gamma association, which opened here at IO a. rn. to-day and will be in session three days. The delegates ar** being entertained by the young ladies of the city. FLOWERS AT THE FAIR. The National Horticultural Congress iii Session at Chicago. Clin ago. Aug. 27.—About a hundred delegates to the National Horticultural congress met here this morning to discuss plans and take action in regard to the interests of horticultural, floriculture, forestry and kindred societies during the world’s fair. John Thorp, of the Society of American Florists, was chosen temporary chairman. After hearing the report of tho committee on credentials, a recess was taken till afternoon. The World's Fair. Clin ago, Aug. 27.—The world's fair directors expressed general relief to-day, as a subject of a site had been at least disposed of until September On that day the linal balloting will begin, and the site must be selected before tho day's adjournment. An answer was received from Ben Butterwort!!, saying that the judiciary committee now in session at Philadelphia, accepts the suggestion for holding a conference with the local committee in Chicago.instead of Philadelphia some time next month, in order to settle the old question of the jurisdiction of the national commission and local directory. A Strange Disappearance. Shelbyville, IIL, Aug. 27.—The people of Todd s Point, this county, are excited over the strange disappearance of Charles Cundiff. Some months ago he started from ins borne at Sullivan, Kentucky, and since then lias neither been seen nor heard from. Ile had considerable money with him at the time of his disappearance, and foul play is feared. Friends are searching for him. Headache, Neuralgia, Dizziness, Nervousness, Spasms, Sleeplessness, cured by Dr. Milos’ Nervine. Samples free at J. FL Witte’s drug store. Hand ti* Hand Conflict Between a Railroad Conductor and a Tramp. Washington, Iowa, Aug. 27.—When Conductor Davenport stepped off the “F’iretly” running west from Muscatine lier**. Monday night, ho presented th** appearance of on** who had passed through an Indian scalping bee. Hi* face wa* out and bloody, while his clothes were torn and disarranged. When asked to explain he told a thrilling story as follows:    After    the    train    had left Muscatine lie discovered a tramp perched on tin* front end of the baggage coach. Stopping tin* train In* ordered the fellow off. As tin* train started again the tramp swung onto tin* steps of tin* last car as it passed. Here Conductor Davenport found bis lordship comfortable perched. A second time the conductor ordered the man to get off but this time tin* fellow refused, and when Davenport started to put him off the fellow drew a long bladed knife and commenced slaehing and cutting at Davenport’s head. The conductor cli need with the tramp and a fierce struggle ensued in which the former received a number of serious cuts about the face and head. At this point a passenger came to tin* conductor’s rescue and together they succeeded in throwing til** follow from the train. A posse was immediately started out fr^m this place and the tramp was soon captured. He was taken to Muscatine and locked up for trial. Davenport'* injuries while not fatal are quite serious. CAPTURED A CROOK Iii* Ket*i«len«*e searched anti Mans Articles Recently Stolen I'nearttio I Shelby. Aug. 27.—One Harry Orreil. a blacksmith, who ha* worked here for different black*initbs for several year* past, but owing to his love for the (lowing bowl could not hold a job. was discovered the other night at an untimely hour at the baok d*or of II. M. Fagan's drug store. Yesterday morning Mr. Fagan missed a five gallon can of alcohol, which lead to th** arrest of Harry Orreil. and a general search of his residence, which retorted in th** finding of tin* alcohol and a lot of dry goods, boots, shoes, gloves, hats, cap* and underwear, clothing, tobacco, cigars, a ham of meat, etc., etc., most of which were identified by our different merchants from whom th** goods had been stolen. In default of >500 bail he languishes in jail at Harlan, awaiting the action of the grand jury. Benton Lounty V eteran*. [Special to the Hawk-Eye.’ VIN ION, la., Aug. 27.—The twelfth annual reunion of the Benton County Veteran*' association is being held here to-day. The first day was pleasant and the attendance largo. Tile addre** of welcome was delivered from the park stand by Rev. W. A. Battle, of the M. FL church: response by Colonel Sampson. Oration by General VV. II. Gibson. of Ohio. The general was listened to by fully two thousand people and hi* address was one of those rousing speeches characteristic of the general. Speeches were made at the camp-fire to-night by Captain Lamb. Chaplain Loomis and other*. No Din* Know * Where Re v . NI i< bael I lie lo of Mendon is—Foul Play suspect***!. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Mi nikin. IIL. Aug. VT. Th** continued disappearance of Rev. Michael Hick', prie't in charge of Zion'* Epis«-o-pal church iii fbi* city. ba' occasioned Ids friend* no little anxiety and alarm, leather Hick* L possessed of a strange hallucination that the Archbishop of Canterbury ha* *pic' on iii* track. Hicks came from England and i* 'till under orders from the Bishop of Canterbury although ii** Im* been officiating as priest at various parishes in ti. - country, and not long *ince wa* d>*a:i of Hie Cathedral at Quincy. He i* a gentleman of rare culture, deep learning and an inc."ant student, and it i* th- ugh' In* i- suffering from mental over-worl mu I (* im sir g a are ago he learned that a bm from Quincy had gone to Mendon with his boy Hicks has th** idea ilia question is a spy for I he Canterbury and that wa* after him. Hick don and no trace* of On all other subjects Heman i* sine. ii** city, althuu parish***. I ing trave!:** A few weeks : In r clergyman th** woods m ar choir, lather th** priest in Archbishop of Quincy priest mc** left M**n-can be found. Reverend g**n-not live in a Ii having been offered good •* cam**to Mendon after hav-aimlesslv through th** south the • at him th** will for some time. Father Hick* i> much beloved for hi* Chri*tian zeal. It is feared he has met with harm or ha* perished in the wood*. FATHER AND DAUGHTER SUICIDE. They I **•!,) I ruin h Moving Train mikI are Kill***!. Bim vol ..i*iiia. Aug. ?;. Vmong iii** passengers on th** early express train from tiii' city to New York thi' morning were a well cires****! old man and a little city full was •ke*| was and deplatform was No opposition Ordained a Missionary. G a LE* burg, IIL, Aug. 27.—F'rank Jeffrey, son-in-law of Warden Berggren, of Joliet, was ordained last night as a missionary to India. Dr. Thain. of Omaha, preached a sermon and the Rev. Charles W. Lay, of Kewanee, who sails with Mr. Jeffrey as a missionary, gave him the hand of fellowship. An Old Man Dead. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Abingdon, HL, Aug. 27.—Norton Corson, the oldest man in Knox county, died at his home four miles north of this city this morning, aged ninety-fouiyyears. gill. When ten miles out of th** and when the train was running at 'peed. tit** old man jumped out and followed by the little gin. When pi up the man wa* dead and tin* girl insensible. When the girl recovered consciousness 'he -aid th** man was her fat lier and that Dis name wa* .stephen Beck, ami that they lived in st. ('lair county. Illinois. They wen* bouilli for Hamburg, Germany. An examination show*-*! that, the little daughter had 'U*-tained a fracture of th** skull and internal injuries, and ab lion g’n every! bing was done to *av** her life, *ln du d 'hol ily after noon. An inspection of th** dead man's effects was made. and from letter* ii was learned th** deeased wa* beld in >3,000 bail for felonious assault upon iii** little j girl, and he bad given a cheek to Iii> , bondsmen to cover the amount and then I prepared to th*** from the country. Til** man wa* evidently intoxicated a* there I was a strong 'im-b of whisky noticeable on the corpse. Six Drowned iii a Flood. ( VI.DWELL. Ohio, Aug. 27. Noble county was visited with the heaviest rains yesterday afternoon ever known. At Ida*I Union *everal hon**** were washed away. One bridge struck a dwelling house and Rev. Stephen Archer. Dias Kirkbridg** and wife and child, Mr*. Roll Dach and David Woor-sel's child wen* drowned. Many bridge' ar** gone and roads and bottom crop* ar** ruined. All trains ar** delayed. Seven Aldermen A Treated. Biddeford, Mc.. Aug. 27.—A sensation was created here thi* morning when the United State* marshal placed under arrest seven aldermen of Biddeford and took them to Portland on warrants issued by the United states circuit court. The aldermen are charged with tampering with the voting lists. The Irish Famine. London. Aug. 27.—All doubt as to the approach of at least a partial famine is set at rest by th** declaration of tit** land commission, a body appointed by til** government and having no sympathy with agitation. They pronounce the potato crop a total failure over practically seven-eighths of Ireland and say that, while oats and other crops promise an average yield, the result i* still dependent on the weather. Tim Hearty, a? the fortnightly meeting *>f tie* National League yesterday, advised th** farmers to pay no rent until tney had provided food for their families and plainly intimated that if financial aid came from America and Australia no relief would be given to men who had paid their rent. The government is setting about putting in operation a law recently pa**ed authorizing the construction of sonic narrow gauge railways in certain districts of th** wa st. hut this would not give employment to two per cent of tt'.o**• suffering from ! h** di*tre'S. Heligoland's Importance. London. Aug. 27.— Lord Chari*** Beresford. one of th** most competent of Frtiglish naval officers, ha* broken silence regarding the impoatanee of Heligoland to Germany, and is quoted as saying that th** real value of th** island lies in its relation to th** new canal which is to unite lh** North Sea and the Baltic. F’rom th** moment that Germany a*pire*l to be a maritime power the necessity wa* imposed upon lier of maintaining two fleets. one in the North Sea and one in j th** Baltic. In case of war either j th** Fat*:    or the West tho'** two - *-:»n unit** through the canal with- I the a.,:u . <•r interruption by Den-I ii** power in making the But so long as Heligoland was neutral, th** union of th** two German fleets could be prevented, or at ! least rendered precarious, by an enemy's fleet stationed near the island. Th** j possession and fortification of Heligoland I fly Germany renders it impns*ihle for an i enemy to prevent the junction. The acquisition of the island, therefore, means i to Germany that the value of her navy in tho*** eventualities, which are most j probable, i* something like doubled. to a**is' of th** lington th** switchmen *o on their o not by anthorit Consequently I justified in main portion when c conflict with rh* accuses the men of Locomotive place* of th1 trn**, th* (iiv will deal vv ii the provincf individual Powderly Lad the Knigi took t!ie places of our rn A Q? Yours fraternal!’. on, arc rs ( En gin triking *n whit** ol my mend** d of sent The ie New d vised ) their ad vice Gould * allying to Iv say i za lion •mber* . Burna lied and zillion. rf* ctly ct iv neutral gag* d in th** Bowderly brotherhood f taking th** n. If that is are members not within to deal with wonder if expelled who OI the C.. B. Freight TrafSi* Nut I Aug.: B. M. Anilin:. cliv K* 'Iimnl. Ill ti*' Albany. Aug. 27. It was esp railroad official* that a large nt striking Knight* w*n id apply f but only two put in ai app* arain withstanding th** *t.it* rn**:;'* ol freight traffic ha* not b* en fully for the railroad company at tai' only handling half th** usual a’ freight. The Stork V.ir*l« sink**. ('lit* ago, Aug. VT. At tin* *:<> tiff* morning, while filminess is : stand-stiil, operations ar** not bt ducted with their former fa* iii: engine*, except those of tin* La road. are manned with officials * speetive companies. Aff pa■ are tilled to-day. There seem difference of opinion a* to whet switching association * ili'-oL secretary and manager asse not disbanded, while an n Illinois Central railroad -aid hmen ar** rn; tin* yards with v y * * I ti I rn to bf* I ii by the regular It is r vv it* him •cfd by tuber of >r work, i*. Not-Webb, resumed point is lount of mark or any ho transit by sea. striking 'Wit* car that leave-mark, and th not he handler various roads, ing that th* F't. Wayne and Ch At on** this after were at work in th art th** good* t fie -Th** chairman of committee 'ays th in**** in the yard* tion to th** men to the old scab* of w; be paid at, the rat* regi unto n or zo r th* it i in thirteen anis handli Tiers cared >* k yards not at a eing conit y. The iif Shore of the rc-tg houses im to be a t!n*r the ive*]. It* hat it has ial of the The every rival** it will Of th** morn-sburg, struck. engines g about o move. has king a I I ie Vc •n tiffs ■ Biti staterne rials. GENER V it D fi** strikers grievance ■ companies doing bus-Lavc made a proposi-**k to work under itll extra time to gilt wages. This the railroad ofli- O I) isr**- w of Iii *1 bv ANA* Flex* it Soldier* Killed louie:; lieu vers. Si. Beilis.sbi bg. Aug. 27. soldiers were killed during ti) maneuvers by til** blowing up < toon bridge on tin* Eooga river. Vrn.y >la- Eleven recent a pon- L* I A LF. I A* TION. The general managers of a1 '•entering in Chicago were hearly all day discussing th* »l i*ol: I A N I the roads in cession strike in I th** stock Yard' Switi | The most important a* I the day was th** adopt) lung association, tion taken during >n of two re sol u- E .nim romm<*r< bas been Ireaty signed. . Aug. 27. -The treaty of til** between Turkey and Germany ffgned at Constantinople. lions touching the kindred ! first declared that under no I cumstaris* * would th** demand' th** striking switchmen for increased be granted, and theseeond re-empha*’ th** action of Monday dissolving [ switching association. The swit Urine#’ GI IN. Aug. Save Cob Leopold l)rail 27.— Brim g t'rotha i' dead Leopold of A Territie Storm. Vienna. Aug. 27.- \ terrific 'torm I visited Triest, causing great los* of life j and property. Many wrecks ar** reported j on the Adriatic sea and til** crews of several ve*se!' perished. At Quittingall three person' were killed by lightning. __________ I she. His Fatli**r. Bi ii 'Fifed. Ilk. Aug. 77. M r. Fielder wa* shot and killed by hi* 14-year-old son. near Nebo, tiff' county, yesterday. The father had objected to the planting of a certain piece of ground with wheal and tin* boy secured a gun and shot bim. Awarded *8 I OOO Damages. >vi.i vi. Aug. 77. Betel* Heiss. of Centralia. ha* been awarded goo damages against the Jacksonville and Southeastern railway company on account of injury done to his flour mill. Tiler** are twelve similar *wit* against thi* railroad company *et for trial her** this week. A Suicide at ('coria. Blolly. IIL, Aug. 27. Frederick Ranee wa* found dead by tin* side of hi* si*ter‘* barn yesterday, lie is said to : have committed suicide by taking liaison. THE CENTRAL STRIKE. Th* eir- pay izing the hing a*so* iation is non certainly dissolved, and it i* hoped bv th** general manager* thai tiff* will offer a -peed*, -olittion to th** >trik**. a* th** roads ar<* to do their own switching. Considerable time was consumed in the discussion and adoption of certain needful regulations to control th** interchange of freight traffic, a* ••ach road doing its own switching might lead to confusion and comp;leatioi in th** yards. On questions of resolved that the eve* ! agers shall have full trot of th** 'Witching i and settle all disputes as to precedence of th* precedence, it was :live board of mantid! complete i*on-i th** stock yard.* between th** roads • right of wav over switch** The genera manager- •dared tlo ir action to be ti nal a rn! ad I* in regard limed sin he Til#- Alton Strik*-. Vo**, Aug. 27.- The ton roa* Chm switchmen on the A to-day. This morning bt engineers decided not to g* (1*- riko of trike continues firemen and out in Sulfide by Hanging. Lebanon, la., Aug. 27.—George Warner. living near here, committed suicide yesterday afternoon by hanging. He was well-known and highly respected throughout Yan Buren county. Hi* was married last Christmas. He is thought to have been troubled with some disease of the head of which but few knew anything. lie was a fine, healthy looking man and of pleasant social disposition. Twice Attempted His Life. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Vinton, la,, Aug. 28.—D. P. Johnson, one of Vinton’s leading barbers, who has been sick some time, b* action and F'igs, when when the Children Enjoy The pleasant flavor, gentle soothing effect* of Syrup of in need of a laxative, and father or mother be costive or bilious the most gratifying result* follow its use, *o that it is the best family remedy known and every family should have a bottle.___ Continual iou*. Wa*11 indign, Aug. 27.—Th** nomination of Colonel J. If. Baxter, a* *urg**on general of the army, hasbeen confirmed. Nervous debility, poor memory, diffidence, sexual weakness, pimples, cured by Dr. Miles’ Nervide. Samples free at Air. Powderly'* Fittest Move—The Situation in tither Strikes. New York, Aug. 27.—The Knights of Labor have played their lastcard against the New York Central railroad. Art they can do now is to await tin* result. By to-night they will have carted out every man w ho owe* them allegience and th** 'trik«* will be enforced a* 'trongly a' the organization can enforce it. The railroad officials state that they are laughing at the effort' of Mr. Bowderly to tie up the road, and say they are managing their business better than ever, notwithstanding til** shouting of the strikers. General Master Workman Powderly and Secretary John J. Hayes, of the import of tin- switchmen, a* wa* intimated ! they might do. Latter in the day a nuni-1 ber of non-union switchmen were Secor***! and were set to work tinder police protect it *n. A F il*«- Report of .« >trik»*. t im \oo. Aug. 27.—Th** report that I th** switchmen of th** I t. Wayne road i had struck proves to have been without ! foundation of faut. Enginrrr and Fireman Killed, Mansfield, th, Aug. 27.— Th** imiler of a freight locomotive on the New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio railroad ! exploded this morning near thi* city killing and horribly mangling th** engineer and fireman. The fir** communicated to the oil cars in th** train and fifteen of them wer** destroyed. Not a Puhi*#- Holiday I inter the Law. Jefferson City, Aug 27.—Governor F'raneis has refused the request of th** union labor organizations of St. Joseph that September l*t. or Labor Day, be made a public holiday, lie says his refusal is the only alternative he has under the laws of the state. ;